Consumption of fuel, a proxy for oil demand, totalled 17.41 million tonnes, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the oil ministry showed.
In a very special and exclusive conversation, four former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governors - C Rangarajan, YV Reddy, D Subbarao and Bimal Jalan are sharing their views on financial inclusion.
The house is not so upbeat on cement, consumer staples and IT, said Saion Mukherjee, Head of India Equity Research, Nomura Financial Advisory & Securities.
The government is now looking to bring in more changes in the proposed hydro power policy to weed out the hurdles in subsidising these projects and also make them more attractive for developers and investors
Some people are spreading disinformation claiming that the Centre has refused to set up the tribunal, either due to their ignorance or for political purpose, Dharmendra, also a BJP leader said.
Presenting the 'Yerarignar' Award (Icon of farm research) to eminent agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan here, Naidu said agriculture universities and scientists should focus on enhancing farm production and diversification in farming.
Development projects worth more than Rs 40,000 crore, including one related to the new capital city, are in a limbo as the Andhra Pradesh government is caught in a fix over the utilisation of funds under the Externally-Aided Projects.
A day ahead of the winter session of the Maharashtra assembly, the Opposition has alleged that the BJP-led government is "playing with numbers" in the farm loan waiver scheme.
"In a couple of years, we should at least aim to go back to 7.5-8 percent (growth)," former RBI Governor Y V Reddy has said.
The outlook for the fastest growing Indian aviation market is "very good" but infrastructure and taxation issues could be detrimental for its growth, according to global airlines' grouping IATA chief Alexandre de Juniac.
After hiking cooking gas LPG price by Rs 76.5 in 19 installments in 17 months, national oil companies skipped the monthly revision in rates this month ahead of elections in Gujarat.
India Inc is promising better pay hikes of 10-15 percent for the right talent in 2018 after a challenging year for the job market, stunned by post- demonetisation layoffs in traditional sectors like textiles and due to the advent of artificial intelligence in new-age ones.
Sowing of wheat, the main rabi crop, starts in October and harvesting begins in April.
The mines ministry is looking at setting up special purpose vehicles (SPVs) that will acquire necessary project clearances, including environmental, for the mineral blocks before bidding, a move that may add pace to the auction process, an official has said.
"We have worked out something...the draft Bill is getting final shape. After clearance from the Cabinet, we are hoping to introduce it in the winter session (of Parliament)," a senior finance ministry official said.
Taking the fight to the arena used by fraudsters promising prize money from the RBI, the central bank has itself launched an SMS campaign and a 'missed-call' helpline to warn people against such scams.
The Telecom Commission in its September meeting had in- principle approved extension of the time period for the payment of spectrum bought in auctions by telcos to 16 years.
The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Panel Member Rathin Roy has expressed hope that the forthcoming budget will not be 'populist' and will reflect the commitment of the government to improve quality of expenditure.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has set a very ambitious target for India to reduce its carbon intensity, is committed to moving the country to a lower carbon renewable energy future, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has said.
The issue was raised by an NGO, which claimed that there was a high percentage of delay over payment made from the time when fund transfer order was made till the time the payment was actually received..
Articulating India's position on various issues, the officials said that a lot has changed in the past two years, and it's time that development should come to the centre-stage of agenda of the 164-member multi-lateral trade body.
The DMA said it would give a call for a strike if needed.
Many challenges including finance, optimization lie ahead of the enormous numbers of road projects announced by the government in the past few months to improve route connectivity in India.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said a logistic hub would be developed in Narnaul in which a Dubai-based company has expressed intent to invest.
After slashing the GST rates of over 200 items last month, the government on Saturday hinted at reviewing levies on the items in the top 28 percent tax bracket.