Tobacco farmers' body urges govt for 'pragmatic' approach on cigarette taxation; says NCCD hike in Budget to increase smuggling
NCCD on cigarettes proposed in the Budget is a major setback to the FCV tobacco farmers who have been fighting torrential and unseasonal rainfall this year in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
LIC public offer likely in second half of FY21, about 10% govt stake to be sold; aims to garner Rs 90,000 cr: Govt
There are a number of processes which have to be followed and some legislative changes would also be required for the listing of LIC, Kumar said.
Economic growth seen slipping in April-June on weak consumer demand, private investment; more stimulus expected: Poll
In spite of a windfall dividend to the government of nearly $21 billion from the central bank, the room for aggressive stimulus is limited due to slower growth in tax receipts, analysts say.
Long-range surface to air missile successfully test fired off Odisha coast; Nirmala Sitharaman calls it major milestone
The long-range surface-to-air missile — LRSAM — was Thursday "successfully" test-fired from a warship off the coast of Odisha against an aerial target, a significant milestone in enhancing the Navy's anti-air warfare capability.
Ajit Doval holds talks with Chinese official Yang Jiechi ahead of Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman's Beijing visit
Ajit Doval on Friday held talks with a top official of China's ruling CPC Yang Jiechi in Shanghai, the Indian Embassy said, the second meeting between the two officials after the last year's Doka La standoff.