Smriti Irani's ouster from the HRD ministry in cabinet reshuffle is believed to be triggered by the deep-rooted alienation caused among the Dalit community.
The weekend's attack on the restaurant "marked a significant escalation in the scale of atrocities against foreigners, with previous atrocities having singled out individual foreigners," said Rajiv Biswas, Asia-Pacific chief economist at IHS Global Insight.
The Union Cabinet yesterday approved a Rs 6,000 crore package for textiles and apparel sector with an aim to create one crore new jobs in three years and attract investments of $11 billion while eyeing $30 billion in exports
Stressed assets are essentially those loans of banks where the borrower has either stopped to repay this loan or the loan has been restructured.
There’s a pressing need to plug the huge infrastructure gap the country faces and it is infrastructure which is going to give the growth engine a big shove.
IKEA India executive officer Juvencio Maeztu who met DIPP secretary Amitabh Kant today briefed officials of the commerce and industry ministry about its business plans.
In order to bridge this, the commerce ministry is formulating the strategy under which it has identified specific products including textiles, auto components, pharmaceuticals, buffalo meat, marine products, rice and other agri produces.
The partial sale of the Vimal brand and the textile business to a Chinese company suggests that Reliance Industries is streamlining its focus. It needs to go further along this direction
"I have not adopted Jayapur. I have come with a request for you to adopt me," said Modi in Varanasi.
The main markets for Indian textiles at the moment are the United States and European Union.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the 'Make in India' campaign to focus on Public-Private partnerships, harnessing the potential of Democracy, Demography and Demand. The gathering was addressed by several bigwigs of India Inc. Here are some photos from the launch.<br />
The Make In India campaign, aimed at exploiting untapped potential of the country in the manufacturing sector which now contributes only about 15 per cent to the GDP, is not a slogan, but a mission to be accomplished with a single commitment,
It said analysis of 50 sectors encompassing 605 companies indicated that IT services, pharma, tractors, textiles, FMCG, retail and media will clock double-digit growth in December quarter.
Clothing represents about 5% of household expenditure, according to government data (on private final consumption expenditure). The total clothing market currently could be around $25-30 billion.