New Delhi | May 07, 2013 21:22 (IST)
State road transport corporations will have to raise fares by over 18 per cent to make up for the recent diesel price deregulation, according to India Ratings & Research said on Tuesday.
New Delhi | May 01, 2013 18:43 (IST)
Travelling in autos and taxis will cost more in the capital from Thursday with the Delhi government deciding to hike fares by up to 30 per cent.
Mumbai | April 06, 2013 01:10 (IST)
Chinas government is ready to pump in up to $3 billion into the proposed metro project connecting Colaba in South Mumbai to Santacruz in the northern fringe of the megapolis, a top official said on Friday.
Washington/Brasilia | March 22, 2013 01:21 (IST)
Leaders from the world's major emerging economies are likely to endorse plans at a summit next week to create a joint foreign exchange reserves pool and an infrastructure bank for developing countries, senior emerging market officials said on Thursday.
Singapore | March 15, 2013 16:09 (IST)
India and China can gain from each other, especially in the business arena, and forge a powerful economic block but the two nations are not as close as they "should or could be", Tata Group chairman emeritus Ratan Tata said on Friday.
New Delhi | March 07, 2013 15:18 (IST)
Old age pension is likely to be linked with inflation index on the pattern of MNREGA besides being made universal by doing away with APL and BPL criteria, the government informed the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
New Delhi | March 06, 2013 19:47 (IST)
High inflation, negative growth in agriculture, global slowdown and fluctuations in international oil prices led to shortfall in achievement of targets in government's centrally sponsored schemes during the 11th Plan, the Parliament was informed on Wednesday.
March 05, 2013 15:37 (IST)
The road ministry and the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) are working on a new set of easier exit options for road developers.
New Delhi | February 28, 2013 20:43 (IST)
With the defence forces planning to finalise major deals such as the one for 126 Rafale combat aircraft, the government has earmarked more than Rs 33,000 crore for acquiring aircraft and aero-engines from the Rs 86,000 crore modernisation Budget for the forces.
New Delhi | February 28, 2013 18:03 (IST)
Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday proposed to extend the benefit of tax deduction to health schemes offered by the Centre and the states similar to the central government health scheme (CGHS).
Patna | February 28, 2013 16:59 (IST)
Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday hailed Finance Minister P Chidambaram for promising to revisit criteria for special category status and said that it was a 'victory in-principle' for Bihar in view of its consistent demand for grant of such a status.
New Delhi | February 27, 2013 18:07 (IST)
A government appointed one-man committee that is investigating alleged corruption charges against the retail giant Walmart in India will submit its report by April, Parliament was informed today.
February 26, 2013 09:32 (IST)
The Railways has come under fresh pressure to further hike passenger fares, at least in a small way, and revise freight rate in the wake of virtual decontrol of diesel price; but whether Railway Minister P K Bansal bites the bullet in the Rail Budget remains to be seen.
New Delhi | February 22, 2013 11:04 (IST)
Aiming to put rescue and restoration work during accidents on fast track, Railways is procuring high-speed self-propelled accident relief trains (SPART) and hydraulic cranes with telescopic boom from Europe.
Washington | February 21, 2013 12:56 (IST)
Even as Indian-Americans boast of having the highest per capita income among all the major ethnic groups in the US, more than 8 per cent of the nearly three million community is living below the poverty line, according to a latest census report.
New Delhi | February 21, 2013 12:35 (IST)
The department of telecommunication (DoT) has extended last date of application for spectrum auction to February 25.
February 20, 2013 15:52 (IST)
Production at leading automobile companies in the Gurgaon-Manesar belt, including Maruti Suzuki, Hero MotoCorp and Suzuki Motorcycle India, will be hit tomorrow as workers have decided to stay away from work in support of the two-day strike called by central trade unions than began today.
February 20, 2013 15:03 (IST)
A long list of legislative business lies ahead for the government as parliament meets for the budget session beginning Thursday -- there are a total of 55 bills on the agenda, including the finance bill. Here is a quick glance at important bills listed:
February 20, 2013 09:45 (IST)
A two-day strike called by all major trade unions began today, hitting banking and public transport services, even as the government prepares to present an austerity budget to Parliament and weather a corruption scandal in a big arms deal.
New Delhi | February 20, 2013 08:58 (IST)
Major trade unions called for a two-day strike starting on Wednesday, as the government prepares to present an austerity budget to parliament and weather a corruption scandal in a big arms deal.