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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan. (Reuters)
Rajan leaves rates unchanged; warns of inflation risks

The overnight repo rate at which RBI lends to the system has been retained at 6.5 per cent.

09 Aug 2016

Sensex (File Photo | Reuters)
Sensex trips 55 points ahead of RBI policy

Sentiment was influenced by a mixed trend at other Asian markets following overnight losses in the US.

09 Aug 2016

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan delivers a lecture at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai, India, June 20, 2016. | Reuters
Rajan's final RBI policy review to hold line against inflation

The government has still to pick a successor to the highly respected former International Monetary Fund chief economist.

09 Aug 2016

Intex forays into new segments, signs on Dixit

Indian mobile phone and consumer durables manufacturer, Intex Technologies, has opened up a new vertical and product category to foray into, with the…

09 Aug 2016

Health, Agriculture or Education, ACID holds all the answers

The key takeaway from Microsoft’s first Global Machine Learning Conference in Bengaluru is that the future’s high tech problem solvers have already arrived

09 Aug 2016

Government to curb rise in illegal tobacco trade

In a bid to respond to growing illegal trade in tobacco products and curb illegal transaction, Minister of State for Commerce , Nirmala Sitharaman on…

09 Aug 2016

COAI terms TRAI call connect review unfair

Cellular operators body COAI on Monday termed TRAI’s consultation paper on call connect charges as “unfair on incumbent operators”, and questioned…

09 Aug 2016

Data analytics helped Sachin Tendulkar to extend his career, says Javagal Srinath

Sachin Tendulkar, could extend his career thanks to data analytics, reveals former Test Cricketer and engineer Javagal Srinath.

09 Aug 2016

Biggest spectrum auction to begin on September 29, industry skeptical

This is the first time airwaves in 700 Mhz band will be put up for auction.

08 Aug 2016

HDFC Life reaches deal with Max Life to create 10 billion dollar insurer

The deal is expected to kick-start consolidation in India's lucrative yet crowded $50 billion insurance sector.

08 Aug 2016

Maruti to transport cars through waterways

aruti will start transporting cars on a pilot basis through inland waterways between Varanasi and Kolkata starting August 12, Shipping Minister Nitin…

08 Aug 2016

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with Minister of State Santosh Gangwar at a Press Conference on the Goods and Services Tax GST in New Delhi on Thursday. | PTI
GST to reduce tax evasion, rate to be kept at minimum: FM

As per the provisions in the Constitution, a Money Bill is discussed and put to vote only in the Lok Sabha.

08 Aug 2016

Parliament of India. (File | PTI)
Parliament approves GST, India's biggest tax reform

The proposed goods and services tax is one of the most significant reforms since India opened its economy 25 years ago.

08 Aug 2016

S&P 500 opens at record high on oil gains, jobs data

Seven of the 10 major S&P 500 indexes were higher, led by a 0.96 percent rise in the energy sector.

08 Aug 2016

GST should not be inflationary: Congress

The amended GST bill as passed in the Rajya Sabha last week, is being discussed by the Lok Sabha on Monday.

08 Aug 2016

Wal-Mart to buy Jet.com for about $3.3 billion

Wal-Mart said it would pay $3 billion in cash, part of which would be paid over time along with an additional $300 million in its shares.

08 Aug 2016

India's next telecom spectrum auction from September 29

Overall, based on the reserve price, the mop up is expected to be Rs 5.66 lakh crore.

08 Aug 2016

PM Modi says GST Bill will put an end to tax terrorism

Modi started his speech by paying tributes to freedom fighters on the eve of the anniversary of the Quit India movement.

08 Aug 2016

Smuggled cigarettes business more than legal imports: Sitharaman

Raising supplementary questions, Boora Narsaiah Goud of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi said huge number of tobacco farmers in Andhra Pradesh.

08 Aug 2016

Except AIADMK, all parties support GST

Barring AIADMK, all political parties today supported the GST Constitution Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha but asked the government to ensure that there…

08 Aug 2016

Government moves ahead with bankruptcy board chief selection process

The board would have ten people including the chairperson.

08 Aug 2016