Fulfilling its poll promise, the Modi 2.0 government approved a proposal to extend the benefit of Rs 6,000 per year under the PM-KISAN scheme to all farmers in the country
Narendra Modi govt returned to power on delivery of social infra projects; should focus on boosting employment, pvt investment in second term
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was thus right in his assertion that the caste divide is artificial and the only real divide is rich-poor.
Cut corporate tax, abolish MAT in forthcoming Budget, says industry body FICCI as BJP-led NDA govt gears up for its second term
Industry body FICCI on Friday sought a reduction in corporate tax and abolition of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) to spur investment as the BJP-led NDA government gears up for its second term
Morgan Stanley sets Sensex target at 45,000 by June 2020 on expectations of continuity in administration, policies
Capital markets are going to take comfort on account of continuity in administration and policies assuming re-election of a majority government, a Morgan Stanley report said while setting the target for BSE Sensex at 45,000 by June 2020
Narendra Modi govt's decision not to junk New Pension Scheme of NDA-1 is bold, avoids fiscal profligacy
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told the Lok Sabha in his budget speech that India should move towards the ideal of a pensioned society.
Arun Jaitley said with the current level of investment in the next two decades, the infrastructure in rural areas will come at par with that in the cities.
The entire GDP back series data reflects the desperate attempt of a defeatist Modi Government to undermine India's growth story over last 15 years said Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala
World Bank's ease of doing business index: Getting into top 50 rank looks plausible, says Arun Jaitley
India leaped 23 places to the 77th position among 190 countries in the World Bank's Doing Business report 2019
Forget the politics of it, India should be happy about a dramatic spike in bank NPAs, loan write-offs in 2014-18
Big spike in bank NPAs, write-offs post 2014 isn't something that should spook investors
Rising fuel prices: As petrol and diesel rates touched new high on Friday, Tamil Nadu govt says onus on Centre to cut taxes
On Friday, one litre of petrol in Chennai was being sold at Rs 83.13 while diesel cost Rs 76.17.
Govt repaid over Rs 2 lakh cr on account of oil bonds taken by previous Congress govt, says oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan
The NDA government repaid over Rs 2 lakh crore, including Rs 70,000 crore interest, which was taken as loan through oil bonds by the previous Congress government at the Centre, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Tuesday
The Narendra Modi government has been lucky on the monsoons and oil front in the first four years, but external sector risks will be testing it in the crucial fifth year, according to ratings agency Crisil
Chandrababu Naidu says TDP fighting 'dharma yuddham' against NDA govt to secure Andhra Pradesh's rights
Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu said he was fighting a "dharma yuddh" to secure the state's 'legitimate' rights.
Sensex loses over 300 points after TDP exits the NDA; investors to track parliamentary math through the day
The Sensex was trading 136.94 points, or 0.40 percent, down at 33,548.60.
Mamata Banerjee alleges NDA govt cut down funding for schemes in West Bengal, threatens to launch movement against Centre
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee threatened to launch a nationwide movement against the Narendra Modi government if it did not change its "anti-people" policies.
More tax breaks for middle class likely in Budget as finance ministry mulling hike in exemption limit
In the last Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley left the slabs unchanged but gave marginal relief to small tax payer by reducing the rate from 10 percent to 5 percent for individuals having annual income between Rs 2.5-5 lakh.
When both endogenous and exogenous factors conspire to prevent industrial and employment revival, the only course left for the Modi government to announce a big bang reform that can take off without much resistance if the BJP ruled states show the way
PM Narendra Modi to meet economists, sectoral experts on 10 Jan to discuss steps to boost growth, employment
The meeting, according to a senior government official, will be attended by vice chairman and members of NITI Aayog, members of Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), economists and sectoral experts.
"The growth in GDP during 2017-18 is estimated at 6.5 percent as compared to the growth rate of 7.1 percent in 2016-17," said the Central Statistics Office (CSO) while announcing the first advance estimates of National Income 2017-18.
Amit Shah praises NDA regime, says India has carved separate identity for itself in international arena
BJP president Amit Shah Thursday said India had made substantial progress in different sectors and carved a separate identity for itself in the international arena during three years of the NDA regime