Politics, Plan and Policy
The policy assumes significance as the DPIIT is working towards further improving India's doing business ranking by the World Bank. (Representational Image)
28 Jun 2019 9:40 AM

India's rank improved by 65 positions in Doing Business index over the last four years (2014-2018).

Currently, most of the packaged food companies print nutrition details of the contents, including their recommended daily values, at the back of the package.
27 Jun 2019 12:13 PM

India has been planning rules requiring food manufacturers to display fat, sugar and salt content on their labels.

An inter-ministerial panel under DPIIT would be formed to address stakeholder grievances on FDI and draft e-commerce policy.
25 Jun 2019 4:41 PM

We will put an institutional framework to bring out a national policy on e-commerce within next 12 months, an official said,

India’s intake of Saudi oil during the seven months to May rose by 11 per cent to 804,000 bpd. (Photo: Twitter)
25 Jun 2019 12:11 PM

India bought about 184,000 barrels per day (bpd) oil from the United States over November 2018 to May 2019.

Labour minister Santosh Gangwar.
24 Jun 2019 7:05 PM

The scheme provides assured monthly pension of Rs 3,000, with contribution of Rs 100 per month.

A committee had earlier recommended increase of the minimum monthly member pension.
24 Jun 2019 3:08 PM

Increase in minimum pension for employees affiliated to EPF to Rs 2000 will cost the govt Rs 4,671 cr and Rs 11696 cr if hiked to Rs 3000.

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
22 Jun 2019 4:09 PM

Global oil prices rose sharply on fears of a US military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East.

Report observed it is important to improve employment and employability, streamline labour issues and develop adequate means to absorb the labour in the economy. (Representional Image)
21 Jun 2019 1:03 PM

Making a case for labour law reforms, the report said the investors look out for stability and sustainability.

In a research paper, Subramanian, who stepped down last year, said India's economic growth rate has been overestimated by around 2.5 percentage points between 2011-12 and 2016-17.
21 Jun 2019 12:41 PM

Primary contributors of the paper are economists Bibek Debroy, Rathin Roy, Surjit Bhalla, Charan Singh, Arvind Virmani.

Piyush Goyal said this in a meeting with representatives of associations of kirana stores, traders and retailers in Delhi.
21 Jun 2019 12:39 PM

Piyush Goyal asked the traders to use government e-marketplace and MUDRA scheme to promote their business.