April 05, 2020 12:13 PM IST
Industry representatives also shared details of activities undertaken by them in public advocacy, philanthropy and under corporate social responsibility.
- April 03, 2020 10:50 AM IST
Lowering of postal deposit rates should have been done in a gradual manner to soften the adverse impact on fixed-income earners and senior citizens
- April 01, 2020 03:01 PM IST
Last week, the Reserve Bank of India announced a three-month moratorium on all term loans outstanding as on March 1, 2020, as well as on working capital facilities.
- March 31, 2020 08:23 PM IST
To contain the COVID-19 outbreak, just like the private sector, central government employees have been asked to work from home till April 4.
- March 27, 2020 12:54 PM IST
Central bank has tried to ensure that viable businesses don’t go bankrupt owing to cash flow problems. But the jury is out on whether it needs to do more.
- March 27, 2020 10:10 AM IST
The government’s proactive move to ensure adequate ration supplies during Covid-19 crisis will help FCI to clear its excess stock
- March 26, 2020 04:35 PM IST
Putting money into the hands of the people would have been simpler, quicker and more effective
- March 26, 2020 11:49 AM IST
Two leading chambers of commerce, FICCI and CII, have in a meeting with the prime minister called for direct benefit transfer to the economically vulnerable
- March 25, 2020 06:28 PM IST
The meeting assumes importance in the backdrop of reports of e-commerce platforms unable to complete delivery due to the imposition of a country-wide curfew.
- March 24, 2020 08:47 PM IST
"Social distancing, keeping locked in your home is the only solution to contain COVID-19," Modi appealed to the citizens in his televised speech.
- March 23, 2020 08:48 PM IST
The govt said that it does not want contractual labour and outsourced staff to suffer due to the measures announced to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
- March 20, 2020 12:26 PM IST
Fiscal intervention is needed. There is a strong case for corona stimulus, or rather relieve the economic pain inflicted by pandemic lockdowns. The government has a moral and practical duty to help firms, businesses, and workers affected by these measures.
- March 19, 2020 09:45 AM IST
The lesson that national economic policy makers learnt nearly a century ago from the way Roosevelt steered the US economy out of the Great Depression was to spend liberally
- March 18, 2020 11:02 AM IST
Rectification of inverted duty structure can become self-defeating if handsets turn costlier, impacting demand and growth
- March 16, 2020 04:16 PM IST
The RBI said it wants banks and financial institutions to "take stock of critical processes and revisiting Business Continuity Plan (BCP) in emerging situations with aim of continuity in critical interfaces and preventing any disruption of services, due to absenteeism either driven by individual cases of infections/preventive measures.
- March 11, 2020 11:14 AM IST
Seeking to force additional tax revenue out of a system that is facing serious slowdown owing to the ravages of the coronavirus can only end up intensifying the deflationary impact and adversely affecting future revenue.
- March 11, 2020 09:35 AM IST
Economic compulsions demand that the PF custodian explores ways to maximise returns on investment
- February 28, 2020 09:45 AM IST
Multiple entities running different airports will help mitigate financial risks and enhance performance
- February 26, 2020 02:36 PM IST
In the case of other central banks which implemented OT or LTRO kind of operations, these decisions were taken by the main interest rate body.
- February 20, 2020 06:36 PM IST
Members not sure about durability of green shoots, call for structural reforms.
- February 18, 2020 10:19 AM IST
Mounting discom dues threatens to add NPAs in power sector, especially in renewables. In the coal-based sector, only 5.9 GW of the 41GW capacity that is stressed has achieved resolution.
- February 14, 2020 06:57 PM IST
According to data available with the Controller General of Accounts, net tax collection till December-end stood at Rs 13.83 lakh cr or about 64 percent of the revised estimate.
- February 14, 2020 01:05 PM IST
Sector-specific boost and forbearance, and yield control are not without their share of risks
- February 14, 2020 08:52 AM IST
Rules have to be in sync with ground reality to attract serious bids for commercial mining of the fossil fuel
- February 06, 2020 06:10 PM IST
One more rate cut will depend on how quickly inflation appears to be reverting back towards 4 percent.