On March 20, 2017 20:28 (IST)
The Bharatiya Janata Party had in its UP election manifesto promised to waive farmers' loans if elected to power. The party and its allies won a whopping 325 seats in the 403-member house.
On March 17, 2017 09:12 (IST)
After the Federal Reserve signalled that there will not be pick-up in pace of tightening interest rates going ahead in the US also boosted sentiment in Indian equities and the rupee.
On January 20, 2017 15:08 (IST)
A Public Interest Litigation calls for the delay over concerns that the Modi government could seek to influence the outcome of the polls with populist spending promises.
On June 28, 2016 11:47 (IST)
"If all of us pay our taxes, then there is a possibility of reducing tax rates. It will benefit all of us," Mr Goyal said addressing an event organised by the Bharatiya Janata Party on completion of its two years at the Centre.
On May 17, 2016 12:54 (IST)
Sensex rose on Tuesday, on track for the second straight day of gains, after exit polls showed a likely first-time victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the key northeastern state of Assam, in a push for its reform agenda.
On February 11, 2015 12:41 (IST)
An upstart anti-establishment party crushed India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in a Delhi state election on Tuesday, smashing an aura of invincibility built around Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he swept to power last year.
On February 05, 2015 15:26 (IST)
The Delhi assembly election on Saturday is expected to be a tight contest between Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party and the BJP. The too-close-to-call election has created uncertainty among investors and has unnerved stock markets.
On November 09, 2014 11:28 (IST)
The government will push ahead with reform to a land purchase law blamed by businesses for slowing industrial projects, even if there is resistance to loosening the rules, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday.
On October 22, 2014 10:25 (IST)
Sentiment for the rupee is positive after the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government ended fuel price controls, opened up the coal sector and the party won two state elections.
On October 19, 2014 22:08 (IST)
India Inc on Sunday hailed good show by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls hoping that it will give further impetus to the Narendra Modi government to push ahead with key economic reforms including Goods and Services Tax (GST).
On October 19, 2014 17:46 (IST)
Good show by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls will give further impetus to the Narendra Modi government to push ahead with key economic reforms including GST, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham) said on Sunday.
On July 10, 2014 13:47 (IST)
The country's new government introduced a reform-minded budget on Thursday, vowing to lift economic growth to rates of 7-8 percent by promoting manufacturing and infrastructure and overhauling populist subsidies.
On July 08, 2014 08:11 (IST)
The new government led by Narendra Modi is expected to suggest a bigger private sector role in developing India's railway as it presents its bellwether budget on Tuesday for the colonial-era train network.
On June 20, 2014 01:09 (IST)
Keen to push insurance sector reforms, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday met CEOs of private sector companies to discuss issues related to capital requirements, including the cap on foreign direct investment (FDI).
On May 27, 2014 18:17 (IST)
The new government will need to meet high investor expectations, as prospects of a victory by the Bharatiya Janata Party had sent the Nifty up by 25.8 per cent to record highs since Modi was named as the prime ministerial candidate for the opposition party in mid-September. The broader Nifty closed 0.56 per cent lower at 7,318.
On May 27, 2014 13:52 (IST)
Mr Jaitley, an urbane corporate lawyer and close party colleague of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was formally named to the key finance post, a day after the cabinet was inaugurated following a sweeping election victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
On May 27, 2014 13:04 (IST)
A GST system, in its purest form, would make India a single fiscal union for indirect taxes, eliminating the current hodgepodge that includes excise duty, and service, value-added and education taxes.
On May 23, 2014 09:12 (IST)
Deutsche Bank has downgraded Indian stocks to 'neutral' from 'neutral/overweight' relative to other global emerging markets, saying valuations, after a sharp rally on Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) decisive election win, appear "very stretched" against lower GDP growth.