• Mar
    07

    Finance minister P Chidambram on Friday said there was convergence between the government and the Reserve Bank of India on targeting inflation as per the recommendations made by the Urjit

  • Mar
    03

    The Manmohan Singh cabinet on Sunday decided against bringing in ordinances to promulgate the anti-graft laws in view of reservations expressed by President Pranab Mukherjee, a divided opinion within the

  • Feb
    28

    Trying to beat the model code of conduct that will come into force anytime with the announcement of the April-May election schedule, the CCEA and the public private partnership approval

  • In a double whammy of sorts, finance minister P Chidambaram looks set to miss both his fiscal deficit target of 4.6 per cent and GDP growth estimate of 4

  • Feb
    14
    By Hans-Christian Baumann

    In a national referendum that drew a lot of international attention, a tight majority of Switzerland’s electorate voted to curb immigration last Sunday. The referendum was closely watched by

  • Oct
    13

    India has questioned IMF’s methodology for lowering the country’s economic growth forecast to 3. 8 per cent this financial year without a valid basis and expressed disappointment at the world

  • Sep
    30

    The fiscal space continued to be troublesome for finance minister P Chidambaram in April-August. Fiscal deficit during the period reached Rs 404 651 crore 74

  • Mar
    28

    Prime minister Manmohan Singh acknowledged on Thursday that possibilities exist of Mulayam Singh Yadav withdrawing support to the UPA government later this year, while, in the same breath, he expressed “confidence” that his government would complete full five years and the election to the next Lok Sabha would take place on schedule.

  • Dec
    19
    By PTI

    Some provisions of the Companies Bill, including rotation of directors and auditors, should be made applicable to listed entities and then extended to others based on the experience, a top

  • Sep
    23

    Modernisation and restructuring of the Indian Railways are finally expected to get a leg-up with the exit of Trinamool Congress from the UPA coalition, with the focus now set to shift to correcting the imbalance between passenger and freight traffic over the next five years coinciding with the 12 five-year plan.