The cotton output is estimated at 337.25 lakh bales for the 2016-17 crop year as per the June estimates.
The proposal prima facie looks tilted towards private players as they are being given land and money to set up operations. But there is more to the story than meets the eye.
Coal bearing states have received Rs 3,653 crore till June 2017 from mine allocation, said Coal Minister Piyush Goyal.
In the medium term, non-serious real estate players may find complying with RERA provisions difficult, leading to partial or full exit from projects.
A landmark civil nuclear cooperation deal between India and Japan that provides for collaboration between their industries in the field came into force on Thursday, eight months after it was sealed.
The European Central Bank (ECB) left its ultra easy monetary policy stance unchanged as expected on Thursday, keeping rates at record lows and even leaving the door open to more asset buys if the outlook worsens.
The city-based private sector Karnataka Bank is targeting Rs 6,800 crore of agriculture credit during the current financial year 2017-18.
While the merger will create an oil giant in India, globally, the merged entitiy will still be much smaller than its peers
The Industrial Disputes Act clearly spells out conditions of retrenchment of employees in an organisation and also says that ‘last in, first out’ policy is to be followed in terms of retrenchment.
Though the EPF act was extended to the foreign labour force in 2008 it is only recently that the EPFO became actively involved in the issue
Minister of State for Coal Piyush Goyal in a written reply to Lok Sabha said 190.95 million tonnes (provisional) of coal valued at Rs 1,00,231.3 crore was imported in the last fiscal.
The seminar was hosted by Institution of Permanent Way Engineers. Railways Board chairman AK Mittal, other top officials and foreign experts in the field of track technology were present.
The 'Quality Mark' logo will be valid for three years and surveillance audit for checking compliance with quality norms will be held once every year by National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), an apex dairy sector body. "NDDB's Quality Mark will provide dairy cooperatives and producer institutions the much-needed brand identity and a competitive edge," Singh said in a statement.
The issue was raised by the minister during her meeting with WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo at Geneva.
Government's ambitious plan which envisages a transition to an EV revolution, however, is fraught with myriad challenges and would require both policy and financial support.
While oil imports and gold and silver imports growth dipped on a month-on-month basis, non-oil, non-gold imports continued to post strong double-digit growth during June.
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, in a written reply tabled in the House, said "the expected loss on non-collection towards renewal of licence fees is estimated at Rs 200 lakh, while (the loss) on VAT collected on retail sale of liquor for consumption is expected to be Rs 500 lakh."
Given the fact that investment decisions are subjective, financial service providers are also diversifying and creating innovative avenues and means for varied customer requirements.
Ola Fleet Technologies signed loan deals of up to Rs 9,500 crore (USD 1.4 billion) in 2016, according to The Economic Times.
Bankers are speculating that the Reserve Bank of India is doing so to keep in check the flow of high-value currency circulation in the country.
"India, the sub-region's largest economy, is expected to achieve previous growth projections of 7.4 per cent in 2017 and 7.6 per cent in 2018, primarily from strong consumption," the supplement of Asian Development Bank (ADB) Outlook 2017 said.
The region should now grow by 5.9 per cent this year and 5.8 per cent in 2018, the Manila-based lender said in a report.
"India, while striving to improve its economic growth, has been enacting a series of policies to increase domestic manufacturing and protect domestic industries and agricultural production that discriminate against US exports and investment," the House Appropriations Committee said in its report accompanying the annual Appropriations Bill 2018.
The 111-km Delhi-Sonipat-Panipat RRTS project is estimated to cost about Rs 16,500 crore, while the 180-km Delhi-Rewari-Alwar line will cost about Rs 37,000 crore.
Freighters were not liable to pay any tax under the service tax regime, while now they have to pay 18 per cent GST.