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  • 'As a new class emerged post-1991, they needed new heroes to look up to, to validate them and justify their consumerism': Kaveree Bamzai Aug 07, 2021 01:26 PM IST

    'As a new class emerged post-1991, they needed new heroes to look up to, to validate them and justify their consumerism': Kaveree Bamzai

    Kaveree Bamzai on why Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan became the heroes of a new class of Indians after economic liberalization.

  • Centre’s new e-commerce rules to hit MakeMyTrip, Zomato, Uber among others Jun 24, 2021 09:28 AM IST

    Centre’s new e-commerce rules to hit MakeMyTrip, Zomato, Uber among others

    Among the key amendments, the government has proposed a ban on mis-selling of goods and services offered on such platforms.

  • Commerce ministry makes import registration compulsory for several aluminium, copper products Apr 04, 2021 02:40 PM IST

    Commerce ministry makes import registration compulsory for several aluminium, copper products

    The system will be effective from April 12 this year and the facility of online registration will be available with effect from April 5.

  • DPIIT to hold meetings with industry, trader bodies on FDI in ecommerce Mar 14, 2021 11:02 AM IST

    DPIIT to hold meetings with industry, trader bodies on FDI in ecommerce

    While a meeting with traders' bodies including Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) is scheduled on March 17, officials of the department would meet industry associations on March 19.

  • Exclusive | India reaches out to Biden administration, asks US to restart key annual dialogue Feb 19, 2021 01:46 PM IST

    Exclusive | India reaches out to Biden administration, asks US to restart key annual dialogue

    Keen to restart talks on the proposed India-US limited trade deal, New Delhi's first step towards rapprochement is also intended to break the ice on strategic economic issues that have gone cold over the past 4 years under former US President Donald Trump, senior sources in the know said.

  • Big retail players look to expand business, bank on post-pandemic boom in food and grocery space: Report Jan 15, 2021 04:34 PM IST

    Big retail players look to expand business, bank on post-pandemic boom in food and grocery space: Report

    India has the world’s third largest food and grocery market with 12 million neighbourhood stores dominating the sector

  • ASEAN countries did not investigate India's grievances on non-adherence to trade rules: Piyush Goyal Jul 09, 2019 07:48 PM IST

    ASEAN countries did not investigate India's grievances on non-adherence to trade rules: Piyush Goyal

    The minister also said that market access issues with China for Indian goods have been particularly problematic

  • Kishore Biyani lauds policy tweak in online retail, sees opportunity to build 'Indian Alibaba' Dec 29, 2018 05:24 PM IST

    Kishore Biyani lauds policy tweak in online retail, sees opportunity to build 'Indian Alibaba'

    While online marketplaces will have to go back to the drawing board, the move could provide a window of opportunity for brick-and-mortar stores.

  • Complaints against e-commerce companies see massive jump in last five years Dec 12, 2018 09:16 PM IST

    Complaints against e-commerce companies see massive jump in last five years

    On an average, the number of complaints received against these e-commerce companies have also grown four-fold over a period of four years.

  • Suresh Prabhu expects 20% export growth in June Jul 04, 2018 09:32 PM IST

    Suresh Prabhu expects 20% export growth in June

    Prabhu was addressing exporters on preparing a strategy to add 100 billion dollar to India's exports. The strategy is expected to be finalised by the end of this month.

  • News18 Rising India Summit panel discusses: How India can quickly become a middle-income economy Mar 16, 2018 08:45 PM IST

    News18 Rising India Summit panel discusses: How India can quickly become a middle-income economy

    India's savings are going down and government is also a dis-saver. Hence, India needs to find ways to increase real savings and investments in the country

  • Suresh Prabhu holds meetings with biz on new industrial policy Feb 05, 2018 06:43 PM IST

    Suresh Prabhu holds meetings with biz on new industrial policy

    The first meeting with different stakeholders was held in Guwahati last week, an official statement said.

  • 'Promoting biz, investment necessary to address trade deficit' Feb 22, 2017 03:30 PM IST

    'Promoting biz, investment necessary to address trade deficit'

    "The issue of trade deficit between India and China needs to be addressed and therefore, promoting business, trade and investment is necessary between the two countries," Liu Jinsong, Minister Counsellor, Embassy of China in India said.

  • Inter-ministerial group to discuss Apple's demand next month Dec 29, 2016 12:52 PM IST

    Inter-ministerial group to discuss Apple's demand next month

    In a communication to the government, the Cupertino-based technology major has asked for several tax and other incentives to enter India in the manufacturing sector.

  • Donald Trump a deal-maker & India can take heart from it Nov 10, 2016 09:21 AM IST

    Donald Trump a deal-maker & India can take heart from it

    As the CEO of the world‘s largest economy, I expect him to swap a protectionist campaign rhetoric with a pragmatic approach that hinges on growth, investment and commerce.

  • RCEP: India may offer new duty concession maths for China Nov 01, 2016 06:32 PM IST

    RCEP: India may offer new duty concession maths for China

    Faced with a huge trade deficit, India is expected to offer a different set of duty concessions for China at the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ministerial meeting in the Philippines on November 4.

  • Ease of doing business: AP, Telangana top places to do biz in India, better than Gujarat Oct 31, 2016 07:53 PM IST

    Ease of doing business: AP, Telangana top places to do biz in India, better than Gujarat

    As per the report, 17 states implemented over 50 percent of reforms in 2016 compared to just 7 last year and 15 states have implemented 75 percent of listed reforms this year while none were able to so in 2015.

  • Flipkart looking to open offline stores; target small cities Oct 21, 2016 08:23 AM IST

    Flipkart looking to open offline stores; target small cities

    A Livemint report mentions that Flipkart is working on the initiative called assisted commerce. The target will mainly be small cities where digital penetration is less and e-commerce awareness is low.

  • BRICS Summit: Decoding importance of interbank cooperation Oct 20, 2016 08:08 AM IST

    BRICS Summit: Decoding importance of interbank cooperation

    The interbank mechanism for the BRICS Summit is an important part of the entire BRICS cooperation movement while the political & the economic issues have their ups & downs, bankers put their head down & think of cooperation contracts and commerce. Latha Venkatesh of CNBC-TV18 discusses this with the people who are spearheading this cooperation.

  • FinMin, Trade Min to meet next week to review rupee value: Srcs Sep 15, 2016 10:53 AM IST

    FinMin, Trade Min to meet next week to review rupee value: Srcs

    The Commerce and Finance ministries are likely to discuss the devaluation of rupee next week, according to a government official, reports CNBC-TV18's Rituparna Bhuyan.

  • Industry demands cut in excise duty on dairy products Jul 09, 2016 01:16 PM IST

    Industry demands cut in excise duty on dairy products

    The industry also demanded that the dairy sector should be kept outside the ambit of goods and services tax (GST) bill, which is not yet passed in Parliament.

  • India, Bhutan for extension of trade agreement for 1 more year Jul 07, 2016 07:56 AM IST

    India, Bhutan for extension of trade agreement for 1 more year

    Till the finalisation of the new draft, both the sides agreed that "in the interim, to prevent disruption of trade, the existing agreement may be extended for a period of one year or till the date of coming into force of the new agreement, whichever is earlier," the commerce ministry said in a statement.

  • US Senator seeks answers from Facebook over claims of bias May 11, 2016 07:38 AM IST

    US Senator seeks answers from Facebook over claims of bias

    The letter comes a day after news website Gizmodo reported allegations by several former unnamed Facebook employees that the company routinely worked to suppress conservative viewpoints on the social network and artificially highlighted other news stories even when objective metrics did not indicate they were "trending".

  • Nirmala Sitharaman to meet India Inc on January 7 Jan 05, 2016 10:00 PM IST

    Nirmala Sitharaman to meet India Inc on January 7

    The commerce and industry ministry will take up a host of issues related to the manufacturing sector and improving ease of doing business with representatives of industry chambers on January 7. The meeting will be chaired by Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

  • Incentives given to exporters to boost shipments: Nirmala Nov 22, 2015 11:54 AM IST

    Incentives given to exporters to boost shipments: Nirmala

    A host of incentives including extension of 3 percent interest subsidy will help in boosting exports, which are in negative zone since December last year, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.

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