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Centre to offer more highway projects on hybrid-annuity model next year

The hybrid-annuity model (HAM) is anticipated to be the preferred mode in executing highway projects in 2018-19 because it is expected to bring back private players in the

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Govt banks on privatisation to meet Rs 800 bn divestment target in FY19

The Centre is planning privatisation, or strategic sale, of a number of state-owned companies and properties to meet its budgeted target of Rs 800 billion for 2018-19. Apart

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EPFO likely to keep interest rate unchanged at 8.65% for 2017-18

Retirement fund body EPFO is expected to keep interest rate unchanged at 8.65 per cent on provident funds for its about 50 million members for 2017-18 at its

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RBI withdraws SDR, S4A, gives 180-day time for NPA resolution

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday precluded chances of banks reporting divergent asset classification norms on the same account by stating that if in a consortium

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Business confidence index rose 9.1% in Oct-Dec: NCAER

Business Confidence Index rose 9.1 per cent in December quarter 2017 over the previous three months as overall sentiment remained buoyant, a survey by economic think tank NCAER

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India’s easing inflation is only a temporary reprieve for PM Modi

India’s retail inflation eased from the fastest pace in 17 months, offering some respite to policy makers and bond investors battling the fallout of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s

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With an eye on state polls, Rajasthan and MP announce sops for farmers

With state polls scheduled in less than a year, BJP-ruled Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh announced a series of

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Dec industrial production grows 7.1%; Jan retail inflation eases to 5.07%

Industrial output grew by 7.1% in December, maintaining the recovery momentum, on the back of robust performance by

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Soybean output to decline by 24% on lower acreage, crop damage: SOPA

The country’s oilseed output this year has failed to keep pace with rising consumer demand for cooking oil.

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Shortage of coal caused power generation loss in 2017-18, acknowledges govt

Acknowledging that coal shortage hit power generation in the current year, and that coal supply still was a

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Robust IIP seen in December, though a tad lower than November’s 17-mth high

After registering the highest growth in 17 months in November, the index of industrial production (IIP) may remain

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The Ranbaxy case and how it shows the system in India does work after all

Sometimes it feels like, wherever I go in the world, local businessmen have a story to tell me

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Today the general insurance market is very fragmented, says K Sanath Kumar

After the initial public offering (IPO) of New India Assurance last year, Kolkata-based National Insurance was next in

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GST law: Who are the persons eligible to opt for composition scheme?

There’s an event management company that organises events in different states. Does it need to register in all

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Panel on cryptocurreny expected to submit report within the next two months

While cryptocurrencies are illegal, the government and regulators are aware of the need to set the template for a cashless

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$99 mn fine for ‘unaccounted payments’ in Eurofighter sale to Austria

Over the preceding week, India’s political landscape has been roiled by accusations that the government favoured French aerospace

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Banks opposed to changes in MCLR calculation: Reserve Bank of India

Banks are opposed to the move to link marginal cost-based lending rate (MCLR) to an external, market-linked benchmark,

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With $950-bn wealth, Mumbai only Indian city among world’s top 15 richest

India’s financial capital Mumbai, with a total wealth of $ 950 billion, has been named among the top

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Inflation to moderate to 5% in January: Morgan Stanley report

Retail inflation is expected to moderate and print at 5 per cent after rising consecutively for five months,

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