Feb 08, 2016 at 09:09 | Source: PTI
Leather and leather goods sector is a focus area under the 'Make in India' initiative of the central government and the aim is to increase its exports to USD 15 billion by 2020 from the current USD 6 billion.
Feb 06, 2016 at 16:34 | Source: PTI
"We would urge upon the the Union Government to fully compensate the state for the CST loss through adequate provision in the Union Budget 2016-17," Pradip Kumar Amat, Finance Minister of Odisha said during the meeting.
Feb 05, 2016 at 16:40 | Source: PTI
During the meeting the state Finance Ministers are likely to pitch for more funds, flexibility to spend money under centrally sponsored schemes and greater transparency and non discretionary allocation of funds.
Feb 05, 2016 at 10:58 | Source: Reuters
Doubts about the accuracy of India's gross domestic product figures persist a year after its statisticians unveiled new readings they say better capture value addition down the goods and services supply chain.
Feb 02, 2016 at 18:09 | Source: PTI
The central bank today left the key policy rate unchanged but indicated at accommodative stance, saying with inflation moving closer to the target there would be more room for rate cut to support growth.
Feb 02, 2016 at 13:01 | Source: Reuters
In particular, he said, the central bank would look for steps on investments, training, and skill development that could help lower pace of inflation.
Jan 06, 2016 at 15:39 | Source: Reuters
India claims to be the world's fastest-growing major economy, yet the government might break its budget deficit targets to stimulate demand, potentially undermining the central bank's fight against inflation.
Dec 22, 2015 at 10:46 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The government may bring down the number of exempted items to around 90 goods from current 300, which is closer to the number of items exempted by the state value added tax
Dec 04, 2015 at 11:22 | Source: Reuters
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is seeking to prevent wild swings in bond markets by agreeing to pay higher interest rates to investors at bond auctions, people with knowledge of the central bank's operations say, while also buying bonds in the open market to stop yields rising too much.
Nov 20, 2015 at 17:43 | Source: PTI
The recommendations that will benefit 47 lakh central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners, will lead to an additional outgo of Rs 73,650 crore from the Union Budget and Rs 28,450 crore from Railway Budget.