Mar 15, 2021 09:50 AM IST
About 10 lakh bank employees and officers will participate in the strike, the United Forum of Bank Unions has said. Fearing job losses, the unions want the Centre to withdraw its plan to privatise state-owned banks.
- Feb 25, 2021 10:49 PM IST
It said the government's fiscal deficit for 2020-21 and 2021-22 should be lower than projected, supported by stronger revenue generation in ongoing March quarter and higher nominal GDP growth in the next fiscal year.
- Feb 17, 2021 10:18 AM IST
Over the last 12 months, midcaps are up 16 percent compared to a rise of 14 percent for the Nifty. Although they have underperformed benchmark over the last five years.
- Feb 16, 2021 07:56 PM IST
Increased spending on infrastructure development in sectors like agriculture, healthcare and automobiles will result in increased demand for petrochemicals, according to an official statement.
- Feb 16, 2021 04:53 PM IST
Asked whether India will be able achieve a $5-trillion economy target by 2024-25, former RBI governor Bimal Jalan said, "We are in 2021. So, four years are there and as of now, it does not seem that we will be able to reach that target."
- Feb 14, 2021 03:45 PM IST
Overseas investors poured in Rs 20,593 crore into equities and Rs 1,445 crore in the debt segment, taking the total net investment to Rs 22,038 crore during February 1-12.
- Feb 13, 2021 11:43 AM IST
The 15th Finance Commission had recommended constitution of Modernisation Fund for Defence and Internal Security (MFDIS), a non-lapsable dedicated fund to bridge the gap between projected budgetary requirements and allocation for internal security and defence.
- Feb 12, 2021 05:37 PM IST
The Cabinet had in November last year gave in-principle approval for strategic divestment of Shipping Corp and Container Corp of India Ltd. However, the plans were delayed due to the pandemic.
- Feb 12, 2021 04:11 PM IST
FM Nirmala Sitharaman said that despite government scheme and initiatives ranging from roads to agriculture, housing, scholarships to electricity benefiting lives of people, a false narrative was being created by the opposition that the government was working for cronies.
- Feb 09, 2021 06:44 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman said the Budget, which was presented in Parliament on February 1, has set the tone for greater play of the private sector, gave space for entrepreneurship, has come clean on the spending intent and unveiled a policy highlighting areas the government wants to stay away from.
- Feb 08, 2021 12:45 PM IST
- Feb 07, 2021 03:40 PM IST
The Union Finance Minister while reacting to opposition's allegation of 'selling family silver', stated that the government for the first time has devised a clear strategy on divestment so that taxpayers' money is spent wisely, adding it wants few public sector enterprises in specified sectors to do well.
- Feb 06, 2021 09:25 PM IST
Mumbai, Feb 6 The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) on Saturday said it has sanctioned Rs 30,200 crore and disbursed Rs ..
- Feb 06, 2021 07:42 PM IST
The BJP leader said the total budget allocation of Rs 30,757 crore for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir would help boost the economic growth in the region.
- Feb 05, 2021 05:25 PM IST
The impact of this Budget will be that the country will not only see a very strong recovery this fiscal, but also in the following years, India will continue to grow at 7 to 8 percent, said Jayant Sinha, who was the minister of state for finance in the first term of the Modi government.
- Feb 05, 2021 12:04 PM IST
Union Budget had reduced import duties on many steel products. But industry observers say the latest hike and cut in prices of some products is not a result of the February 1 measures
- Feb 04, 2021 06:06 PM IST
The Congress had earlier slammed the budget, saying it was a "let down like never before”.
- Feb 04, 2021 03:47 PM IST
Along with ministers, the party's top leaders will also be addressing the people to talk about all the public welfare measures announced by FM Sitharaman in Union Budget 2021-2022.
- Feb 04, 2021 10:32 AM IST
In her Union Budget 2021 speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a National Bank for Financing Development (NaBFID) to help in the process of infrastructure financing in the country.
- Feb 04, 2021 09:50 AM IST
Arup Roychoudhury talks to Rathin Roy, member of Economic Advisory Council.
- Feb 03, 2021 07:29 PM IST
Addressing a press conference, Gandhi said the conditions in India are "dangerous" which require Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take quick action.
- Feb 03, 2021 05:16 PM IST
Union Budget 2021: The Indic language system is set to get a big boost when official documents in English or Hindi can be translated into Tamil, Kannada, Gujarati, Malayalam, and other regional vernaculars
- Feb 03, 2021 05:02 PM IST
What changes the education sector will see post the Union Budget.
- Feb 03, 2021 11:29 AM IST
Budget 2021 has kept income-tax rates and slabs, steady. But it found a way to tax the rich
- Feb 02, 2021 06:28 PM IST
NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar also stressed that reform measures announced in the Budget will help us achieve the target of $5 trillion economy.