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Fact-checking FASTag: Will device really help commuters, toll collection?

4 hours 25 min ago
From December 15, 2019 FASTag will be mandatory. If FASTag is missing from your vehicle, the driver will have to pay double the toll tax

Growth of world cities to decline in 2020-21 amid global slump: Research

4 hours 38 min ago
India's booming cities remain at the top of the heap, with the fastest growth rates on the globe, but they are also much smaller than other major cities.

India's consumer confidence in Nov sees steepest fall in more than 5 yrs

7 hours 58 min ago
The drop coincides with a deepening slowdown in Asia's third-largest economy and increased worries about employment

India's manufacturing capacity utilisation declines to the lowest ever

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 15:30
Capacity utilisation had improved gradually from 71 per cent in the aftermath of demonetisation to 76.1 per cent in January-March 2019

RBI's policy surprise: Pause on rate cuts may hit real estate, auto sectors

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 14:34
Real estate developers were expecting a rate cut of 50 to 100 basis points

Fifteenth FC may have kept devolution of divisible tax pool unchanged

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 12:42
The interim report is likely to be made public just before or on the day of the Budget

Maharashtra govt may merge infra bodies to push affordable housing projects

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 12:25
Bodies like MHADA, SRA may be merged into a single entity to expedite low-cost housing projects in the city

Rahul calls FM 'incompetent', says not her job to tell India what she eats

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 12:06
"I don't eat much of onion-garlic. I come from such a family which doesn't have much to do with onion", the FM had said in Lok Sabha while replying to an MP when asked 'Do you eat onions?"

Growth takes a back seat: RBI sharply cuts GDP forecast to 5% from 6.1%

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 12:02
Says forces driving up inflation 'appear to be transient'

Govt yet to provide compensation to states for farmers' losses: Opposition

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 10:05
Opposition MPs said the farmers were hit by unseasonal rains, floods and demanded that the Centre should give immediate monetary relief

Odisha's famed 'Kalia' scheme to be merged with Centre's PM-KISAN

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 10:00
According to the provisions of the 'Kalia' scheme, farmers, mostly small and marginal cultivators, are entitled to get Rs 10,000 in two instalments for two crops in a year

Mamata Banerjee attacks Centre over GDP, jobs and state of the economy

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 09:57
West Bengal CM also tears into Modi govt on rising NPAs and the Citizenship Bill, which she says will divide the people along communal lines

Corporation tax cut: Rajya Sabha members not sure about investment flows

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 09:55
Congress member Jairam Ramesh alleged that corporate tax reduction was a curtain-raiser to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Howdy Modi event in Houston

Schemes like Ujjwala, Jan Dhan prove Modi govt is not elitist: Sitharaman

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 09:10
Prices of onion in many places have crossed Rs 100 per kg

Govt's e-marketplace can achieve Rs 5-trn business in under 5 years: Goyal

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 08:55
GeM symbolizes a transparent and corruption free procurement system

Telecom tariff hike may add to inflation, cautions RBI Governor Das

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 07:50
All the three private telecom players Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel and Jio has raised their taiff plans pre-paid tariff plans and the increase has been as high as 40-50%

Software, mining, book printing not part of 15% corporation tax relief: FM

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 07:30
The negative list includes computer software development, mining and printing of books as they are not manufacturing per se, the minister added

Base year for calculating GDP revised due to socio-economic changes: Govt

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 06:35
Rao Inderjit Singh said that over the past 70 years, the base year has been changed seven times

RBI unexpectedly hits pause on rate cut; lowers FY20 GDP forecast to 5%

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 05:10
The 6-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, unanimously voted to hold the key repo rate at 5.15% and reverse repo rate at 4.90%

Budget 2020: Pradhan hopes for signal on ATF, natural gas inclusion in GST

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 04:50
5 commodities namely crude oil, natural gas, petrol, diesel, and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) were kept out of GST's purview given the revenue dependence of state governments on these sectors