Siddharth Zarabi

  • Rahul an ideal choice for PM, will be happy to work under him: PM 07-09-2013 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is an ideal choice for the post of prime minister, adding that he will be happy to work under him. "I have always maintained that Rahul Gandhi would be an ideal choice for the PM...
  • PM to meet industry leaders to discuss economic problems 29-07-2013 09:50 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet industry leaders on Monday to hold a discussion on key problems plaguing the Indian economy. Problems relating to slow growth rate of the economy, the depreciation of the rupee and the nation's Current Account Deficit are on the agenda. The meeting comes...
  • Government hikes FDI in 13 sectors 17-07-2013 12:41 PM

    The government on Tuesday decided to hike foreign direct investment (FDI) in 13 sectors, including 100 per cent in telecom and higher caps in insurance and defence sectors, to boost the sagging economy. ...
  • Jet likely to relocate its network, revenue management to Abu Dhabi: Sources 09-07-2013 08:42 AM

    Sources said the co-operative board of the company will have control with 19 foreign nationals nominated by Etihad. ...
  • 'Jet's plan to relocate ops after Etihad deal inconsistent with norms' 08-07-2013 10:05 PM

    New Delhi: The Jet-Etihad deal, which is under the scanner by various regulatory bodies, has hit turbulence once again. Fresh questions are being raised over Jet Airways' commercial pact with Etihad. Jet's plan to relocate operations and core functions to Abu Dhabi has raised eyebrows as the proposed plan is...
  • Industry welcomes PM's statement on need to achieve 8 pc growth 03-04-2013 01:25 PM

    The industry on Wednesday welcomed the statement of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh making a case for speedy and decisive actions to achieve 8 per cent economic growth. ...
  • ASEAN Summit: PM eyes bilateral talks with China, Malaysia 19-11-2012 10:32 AM

    The ASEAN Summit begins in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Monday. Prime minister Manmohan Singh is expected to hold bilateral talks with China and Malaysia. ...
  • 2G auction: Govt will go back to TRAI and seek new direction 15-11-2012 09:34 AM

    The auction of 2G spectrum has ended in a massive disappointment. The government has received bids less than Rs 10,000 crore, which is far below the reserve price of Rs 28,000 crore. The Centre had expected to earn nearly Rs 40,000 crore. ...
  • Did Walmart flout FDI norms to invest in India? 10-10-2012 01:42 PM

    New Delhi: In the midst of the FDI in retail push, controversy continues to surround Walmart's investments in Bharti Retail. Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has demanded that the deal between the two companies be terminated. The world's largest retailer Walmart has come under question...
  • Govt must now think of banking reforms: Chief Economic Advisor 26-09-2012 08:10 AM

    Chief Economic Advisor Raghuram Rajan says after the controversial FDI decisions, the government must now focus on banking reforms. ...
  • After FDI in retail, Centre plans hike in FDI insurance cap 21-09-2012 08:55 AM

    Sources say that the Centre could hike FDI cap in insurance from 26 per cent to 49 per cent. An announcement is likely next week. ...
  • People have welcomed PM's reform measures: Montek 16-09-2012 09:15 AM

    The Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission further said that allies like Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee were consulted before pushing for big-ticket reforms like the FDI in multi-brand retail. ...
  • Chidambaram as FM: Stiff challenges ahead 01-08-2012 07:25 AM

    New Delhi: In a much-anticipated but limited reshuffle in the Union Cabinet, P Chidambaram was made the Finance Minister and his portfolio of Home Ministry was given to Sushilkumar Shinde. Chidambaram's third stint as Finance Minister will see him taking on some huge challenges. On November 30, 2008, when he...
  • Russian Ambassdor warns Indian govt on Sistema 21-07-2012 06:35 PM

    The Sistema - Shyam telecom license cancellation threatens to cast a long shadow over India-Russia ties. CNBC TV18s Siddharth Zarabi caught up with Alexander M Kadakin, the second time Ambassador of the Russian Federation to India. In his first exclusive TV interview on the recent developments, Kadakin warned that Russia...
  • Divestment in SAIL deferred again 12-07-2012 01:40 PM

    The Cabinet deferred the stake sale in SAIL since Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma is not present in Delhi. ...
  • Focus must be on growth more than on austerity: G20 20-06-2012 08:06 AM

    European leaders rejected the pressure to deliver quick new measures to fight their debt crisis, even as the G20 said the focus should be on growth more than austerity. ...
  • Morgan Stanley blames bad policies for low economic growth 06-06-2012 12:03 PM

    Morgan Stanley cuts India's growth forecast to its lowest ever estimate of 5.8 per cent. ...
  • Budget willl lead to GDP growth: Pranab 16-03-2012 05:45 PM

    Shortly after presenting his Budget 2012-13, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee spoke to CNBC-TV18's Siddharth Zarabi about the constraints under which this exercise was taken. In a very candid interview, Mukherjee spoke about the latest political development that happened too close to the big event, uncertain global scenario and impediments in...
  • Budget will bring economy back on track: Pranab 16-03-2012 02:18 PM

    New Delhi: After presenting the Budget 2012 in Parliament, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said that the Budget presented by him was one for growth with stability on the price front. In an interview with Lok Sabha TV, Pranab said that the primary concern of the Budget was how to bring...
  • Food inflation rises sharply to 11.43 per cent 27-10-2011 01:14 PM

    Food inflation has risen sharply to 11.43 per cent for the week ended October 15, from 10.60 per cent in the previous week. ...
  • 2G: CAG overruled its own auditor's estimate 28-09-2011 08:32 PM

    The CAG's final report overruled its own auditor's estimate of 2600 crores loss. The final figure was 1.76 lakh crore. CNBC TV 18's Siddharth Zarabi with this exclsuive report. ...
  • Chidambaram guilty of inaction in 2G case: Note 21-09-2011 09:57 PM

    A Finance Ministry note indicated that Chidambaram did nothing to make A Raja change his 2G decisions. ...
  • 2G: ADAG denies links with Swan Telecom 13-02-2011 07:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) on Sunday clarified that they do not have any links with Swan telecom. The group also said they have not violated any licences and have fully complied to all guidelines and regulations and no benefit has been accrued by ADAG or...
  • PM to discuss economic growth at G20 meet 10-11-2010 09:00 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is going to South Korean capital Seoul for the G20 summit. The agenda at the G20 summit is Growth and the economic crisis. The G20 summit will be yet another occasion to discuss out future. The key message that Prime Minister is likely to...
  • India comes through, finally and just in time 03-10-2010 10:58 PM

    New Delhi: The organisers may have let down India in the run up to the Games, but ultimately its people did not. The shame and the fear of a national disaster - all that was put behind on Sunday night. India pulled it off, even if just. It has cost...
  • 3G basket open to foreign firms: Raja 09-04-2010 01:51 PM

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