Monday, Feb 17, 2020 | Last Update : 01:20 PM IST

Madhusudan Sahoo

Mega talkathon Budget

Fiscal deficit pegged at 3.5%; Nominal GDP to be 10%; Capex scaled to 21%.

02 Feb 2020 5:23 AM

Fiscal deficit target 3.8 per cent

The deficit target for the coming fiscal year starting April 1 was widened to 3.5 per cent.

02 Feb 2020 3:32 AM

Survey predicts growth rise to 6-6.5 per cent in 2020-21

Sitharaman will present the Union Budget in the Lok Sabha at 11 am on Saturday.

01 Feb 2020 1:51 AM

Centre may offer imported onion at Rs 20/ kg to states

The prices of these onions will also be fixed depending upon the demand and consumption at various states.

31 Jan 2020 1:35 AM

Farmers may not get big package this time

The middle-class is expected to get some tax relief but sops for farmers look unlikely this time.

28 Jan 2020 1:29 AM

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Urad import rules eased to avert shortage

The industry is expecting a shortage of the lentil and has urged the Centre to remove quantitative curbs on urad.

20 Jan 2020 1:52 AM

Key positions in SBI, BoB await govt okay

Interviews for the post were held in the last week of October, in which 17 candidates appeared from both SBI and other public sector banks.

20 Jan 2020 1:44 AM

Retail inflation rises to 7.35 per cent, highest in 5 yrs

Surge in food/vegetable prices triggers fresh growth concerns.

14 Jan 2020 3:05 AM

Govt pegs GDP growth at 5 per cent for current fiscal

GDP growth stood at 4.8 per cent for the first half of the current fiscal year.

08 Jan 2020 1:23 AM

More brokerages may have used clients’ funds

“Any such increase in costs could strain smaller brokerages financially,” the source said.

13 Dec 2019 1:29 AM

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Move on to increase GST rates, cut slabs

At present, the 5 per cent goods and services tax (GST) slab includes essential commodities such as food items, footwear and basic clothing.

12 Dec 2019 1:17 AM

LIC mops up over Rs 1,380 crore in a day

The hefty collection came to the insurer for a reason.

10 Dec 2019 1:25 AM

Voda Idea to shut down if no relief comes: Kumar Mangalam Birla

Vodafone Idea shares fell over 5 per cent on Friday, spooked by Birla’s comments. The stock slumped 5.34 per cent at Rs 6.92.

07 Dec 2019 1:38 AM

RBI rubs it in, says no respite from price rise

Shaktikanta Das says vegetable prices should soften by early February 2020.

06 Dec 2019 2:17 AM

New personal data law has stiff fines

Companies liable to pay Rs 15 cr for major violations, Cabinet gives nod.

05 Dec 2019 7:09 AM

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Growth falls to 4.5 per cent in Q2, lowest in 6 years

The Narendra Modi government recently took several measures to boost investments and bolster economic growth.

30 Nov 2019 3:12 AM

Onion 2.0: Price surges to Rs 120/kg; Centre gives up

As part of measure to arrest rising prices of the kitchen staple, the government is learnt to have extended the ban on onion exports indefinitely.

29 Nov 2019 2:36 AM

Onion to remain a tear-jerker, govt sees 26 per cent fall in output

Onion production in kharif and late-kharif seasons of 2019-20 is estimated to fall 26 per cent to 52.06 lakh tonne.

20 Nov 2019 3:39 AM

Dearth of risk management professionals raises concern

In a competitive world where businesses are rewarded for high growth, the risk management often takes the back seat.

19 Nov 2019 3:45 AM

Moody’s cuts GDP growth forecast to 5.6 per cent for this fiscal

Moody’s had on October 10 cut India’s economic growth forecast for 2019-20 fiscal to 5.8 per cent from an earlier estimate of 6.2 per cent.

15 Nov 2019 2:24 AM

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