INDIA INC

  • RBI Governor flays firms' myopic view on growth-inflation dynamics December 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Trashing India Inc's incessant criticism that RBI is not reducing interest rates, Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday accused them of being myopic and asserted that the central bank is for the "strongest possible growth". "I think there is a misconception in corporate India that the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 18, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre lowers upper age limit for attempting the civil services exam November 18, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday lowered the upper age limit for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants. According to a government notification, the upper age limit for general category will be 26, down from 30, for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) 28 from 33 and for Scheduled Caste (SC) and...
  • Inflation drops to 5-year low of 1.77 per cent, India Inc wants rate cut November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Driven by softening prices of fuel and food items, the WPI inflation cooled to a five year low of 1.77 per cent in October raising hopes of rate cut by the Reserve Bank next month to boost economic growth. The decline in Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation...
  • Watch: India Inc on who they voted for and why October 15, 2014

    Listen in to corporate reactions on the ongoing elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. ...
  • India Inc to observe October 10 as 'Compliance' Day October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: India Inc will observe October 10 as the 'compliance day for laws', being organised as a part of the week-long series of deliberations and workshops around the across the country starting from Monday. Scoring anything short on 10 on 10 on compliance would render individual and organisations vulnerable on...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 25, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 25, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey from Times Square, New York. ...
  • Reliance Industries will create 1,25,000 jobs in the next 12-15 months, assures Mukesh Ambani September 25, 2014

    The India Inc on Thursday praised and backed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision at the launch of the ambitious 'Make in India' project. Reliance Industries also pledged 1.25 lakh jobs over the next 12-15 months. ...
  • SC ruling on coal blocks likely to hit economy: India Inc September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court's mass cancellation of coal block licences will cause serious supply disruptions and accentuate the power crisis, and is likely to impact the economy by jeopardising investments in the sector, India Inc said on Wednesday. "The decision taken by the Supreme Court to cancel all but four...
  • J&K floods: India Inc donates to relief efforts September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Saturday said that it has received generous donations from India Inc. for carrying out rescue and relief operations in Jammu and Kashmir in the aftermath of the flood calamity in the state. "The corporate sector is coming forward to extend its support to the...
  • Corporates find marked difference in government functioning in 100 days: Assocham August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: In a thumbs up for the Narendra Modiled NDA government ahead of completion of 100 days in office, most corporate leaders are finding a marked difference in style of functioning of the government with a strong focus on accountability and execution with eartoground approach. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi has...
  • Industrialisation in Bengal: Government pats its back, India Inc unsatisfied August 19, 2014

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is just days away from making her maiden and muchhyped foreign trip to Singapore to attract investments to her state. Her trip comes just days after a war of words ensued between industrialist Ratan Tata and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) over economic development...
  • India Inc hails BRICS pact to set up New Development Bank July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming as "historic" the pact on establishment of a New Development Bank at the BRICS Summit, India Inc on Wednesday said that the move was likely to strengthen economic cooperation between the fivenation grouping, help stave off future economic crises and boost infra development. "Agreements on setting up of...
  • IIP signals economy on revival path, Budget 2014 to help: India Inc July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: India Inc on Friday said the sharp rise in industrial output in May is a sign the economy is on the road to recovery and expects the rebound to sustain on the back of policy measures unveiled in the maiden budget of the Narendra Modiled government. "Rise in...
  • India Inc welcomes Modi's Budget, says it sets tone for higher growth trajectory July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: India Inc on Thursday welcomed the Narendra Modi government's maiden budget, saying it sets the tone for attaining higher growth trajectory, job creation and attracting muchneeded investments for an economy grappling with multiple challenges. "I think the approach of creating a stable business environment to attract investment and boost...
  • Economic Survey presents realistic macroeconomic picture: India Inc July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming the Economic Survey 201314 as a "realistic" assessment of the current picture, India Inc on Wednesday hoped that the Budget will address key issues like infrastructure development and implement measures outlined in the document to revive growth. "The bold reform measures outlined in the Economic Survey need to...
  • Thrust on PPP, FDI to improve rail infrastructure, create jobs: Industry July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming the rail budget as growth oriented, India Inc on Tuesday said the emphasis on forging publicprivatepartnerships and attracting FDI will give a boost to infrastructure development and generate jobs. "We welcome the proposal for financing bulk of future projects through publicprivatepartnership (PPP) route that will help overcome the...
  • RBI restores overseas investment limit July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday restored the overseas investment limit of Indian companies to 400 percent of the firm's net worth after the rupee rebounded from last year's record low levels against the dollar. Last August, the RBI cut the overseas investment limit for companies to 100...
  • Afghanistan woos India Inc; to give preference to Indian companies June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Keen on attracting greater funds from India Inc in rebuilding the warravaged nation, Afghanistan will accord preferential treatment to Indian investors, a top official said on Tuesday. "Afghanistan has been a recipient of assistance for capacity building, infrastructure, community based business projects and humanitarian assistance from India. We intend to...
  • India Inc expects better services post rail fare hike June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: India Inc on Friday said the hike in railway passenger and freight fares will help in resource mobilisation, hoping that the higher fares will lead to better quality and safety of services offered by the Indian Railways, while asking the government to allow FDI in Railways. "The rates...
  • India Inc sees GDP growth of 56 pc in FY15: Survey June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: As many as 81 per cent of Indian corporates believe the country's economy is likely to grow 56 per cent in the current financial year, says a survey. "India Inc expects the economy to grow between 56 per cent and rupee around 77 per cent to appreciate against the...
  • India's exports grow at fastest pace in 7 months in May June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: India's exports grew by a doubledigit pace for the first time in seven months in May, narrowing the trade deficit and setting the ground for easing of restrictions on gold imports. Exports last month rose 12.4 per cent to USD 28 billion from a year earlier, while imports fell...
  • India Inc has strongest hiring plans for next three months June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Bolstered by improving business sentiments, Indian employers have the strongest hiring plans worldwide for the next three months as they are expected to embark on "vigorous" recruitment activities, says a report. The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey released today also said that hiring activities are picking up in...
  • India Inc lay out agenda for new government May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Pitching for a more industryfriendly business climate, India Inc on Monday asked the incoming government led by Narendra Modi to initiate steps aimed at promoting investments and reviving manufacturing, while putting in place a non adversarial tax regime. "They need to resolve the retrospective and other taxation matters and...
  • India Inc hails decisive mandate for Modiled BJP May 16, 2014

    Hailing the clear mandate given by voters to the BJPled NDA, leading lights of corporate India hoped incoming government would boost economic growth and create jobs to herald a "golden era of change". Hinduja Group Chairman Srichand Hinduja described Narendra Modi's massive mandate as a vote for stability that will put...
  • Narendra Modi supports crony capitalism, says Chidambaram April 13, 2014

    The Congress continues to target BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Finance Minister P Chidambaram has now said that the former supports crony capitalism. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Chidambaram also hit out at India Inc for calling business leaders fickle. ...
  • India Inc wants BJP to reconsider stand on FDI in retail April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Dismayed by the BJP's decision to say no to FDI in multi-brand retail in its election manifesto, India Inc has urged the party to reconsider its stand, saying the move may send a wrong signal to overseas investors. However, industry bodies have welcomed other promises made in the manifesto...
  • India Inc eyes poll booster to create 2 million new jobs April 6, 2014

    The upcoming general elections are set to play a key role in the job market, with HR experts pinning their hopes on a stable government to help create over two million new jobs and boost hiring activities by 30-40 per cent this year. As per estimates of various human resource consultants...