October 28, 2017 07:49 PM IST
"How do you fight poverty? I think the first element you have to fight poverty is that the society must have resources to fight it," he said, speaking at the annual Jamnalal Bajaj Awards.
- October 28, 2017 04:07 PM IST
Transportation by road was costly and would pollute the environment even as there was the risk of accidents, the Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways said.
- October 28, 2017 01:10 PM IST
The Center is taking steps to ensure timely payment of wages under the MNREGS, out of which 85 percent of wages have already been paid this fiscal.
- October 26, 2017 06:13 PM IST
GST Council meet on Nov 10 will discuss plans to cut multiple rates in related products such as dried fish and whole fish, sugar syrup and chocolate syrup
- October 26, 2017 02:42 PM IST
Metro city airports will not be able to handle extra flights due to runway congestion, reports Times of India.
- October 25, 2017 04:11 PM IST
The initiative has been billed as India’s biggest ever infrastructure project
- October 24, 2017 12:05 PM IST
The US Trade and Development Agency met state officials where they declared their intention to go forward with a reverse trade mission on Smart Cities, reports Mint.
- October 24, 2017 11:18 AM IST
This proposal covers expanding the existing 40,000 km (kilometres) of highways and building 28,400 km of new highways.
- October 24, 2017 06:47 AM IST
Council to take up matter in its next meeting in Guwahati on November 10 to ease procedural irritants for small firms
- October 23, 2017 12:42 PM IST
Biometric identification number Aadhaar and other official documents are required to be obtained by the reporting entities from anyone opening a bank account as well as for any financial transaction of Rs 50,000 and above.
- October 20, 2017 01:44 PM IST
The direct tax collection for the first half grew by 10.4 percent due to a slowdown in the economy compared to the last year growth of 17 percent for the same period.
- October 18, 2017 05:18 PM IST
The festive season is upon us and they say the pulse of this country lies in the small towns. So, in order to get a sense of the sales picture ahead of Diwali, CNBC-TV18's Uttkarsh Chaturvedi visited a small town in Maharashtra.
- October 18, 2017 01:57 PM IST
India asked these countries to stick to the 1998 electronic commerce work programme which was supported by a large number of developing countries.
- October 17, 2017 11:25 AM IST
Prabhu put forward his suggestions and has sought, for consideration before Jaitley, an outlay of over Rs 16,000 crore to boost exports.
- October 17, 2017 10:51 AM IST
A decision in this regard is likely be part of the state's budget for 2017-18, which is planned for the first week of January, reports Mint.
- October 17, 2017 08:10 AM IST
The government is conducting a survey to understand the reasons behind lower-than-expected return filing
- October 16, 2017 06:58 PM IST
Watch the interview of Surjit Bhalla Member, PMEAC with Shereen Bhan on CNBC-TV18, in which he shared his views on Indian Economy.
- October 16, 2017 05:36 PM IST
Watch Hasmukh Adhia Secretary, Revenue, answer India Inc.'s queries on GST.
- October 16, 2017 12:02 PM IST
A government official told the paper that over 148.3 crore Aadhaar authentications, i.e. using the ID, were made last month. August recorded a little over 100 crore such transactions.
- October 15, 2017 01:46 PM IST
Gold import, which has a bearing on the country's current account deficit (CAD), was worth USD 6.88 billion in April- September 2016-17.
- October 15, 2017 12:58 PM IST
"We grow more confident in our call of a 25 bps RBI rate cut on December 6 after September CPI inflation came in at a soft 3.3 percent, the same as August's downwardly revised 3.3 percent," says the report.
- October 15, 2017 12:43 PM IST
Replying to an RTI query, the central bank also did not give a copy of the guidelines on the printing of advertisement - including promotion of central government-run initiatives - on the notes.
- October 15, 2017 12:31 PM IST
The NRI deposit flows have nosedived to USD 434 million in April-August from USD 3.84 billion in the same period of previous fiscal, it said in a statement.
- October 15, 2017 11:56 AM IST
According to Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) estimates, the current capacity of the country's top 17 airports is between 298-316.5 million passengers per annum.
- October 15, 2017 09:52 AM IST
Some of the key reforms, including demonetisation and the GST, were carried out keeping in mind their long-term benefits to the country's economy and as a result, India's growth rate is now headed for a higher trajectory, he said.