India Business

  • Jan Dhan Yojna next stage of social, economic development: USIBC August 16, 2014

    Washington: Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Jan Dhan Yojna', the US-India Business Council (USIBC) on Friday described it as an "important step" toward the next stage of India's social and economic development. In a statement, USIBC said Modi's announcement of "a new pan-India comprehensive financial inclusion plan that expands access...
  • India has invested $ 11 billion in US and created more than 100,000 jobs: Study July 7, 2013

    Washington: Investment by Indian companies in the US has touched a record $11 billion and in the process has created more than 100,000 jobs, a study has revealed. The report, 'Investing in America, How India Helps Create American Jobs' by the US India Business Council demonstrating the ways the US...
  • After rejecting Modi, Wharton forum turns to Kejriwal March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: After cancelling Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's keynote address at its India Business Forum, Wharton has now chosen Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal for its summit. Kejriwal will address the forum on March 23 via videoconference. Meanwhile, the Adani Group withdrew its sponsorship from the programme hours...
  • India Inc goes for new look this financial year April 2, 2012

    New Delhi: India Inc appears to be gearing up for a new-look leadership team in the new financial year, as at least 22 companies announced changes in their various top positions on Monday – the first working day of the current fiscal 2012-13. The changes mostly relate to various director-level positions,...
  • US concerned over India's business environment November 7, 2011

    New Delhi: The US on Monday said it had concerns over India's business environment, cautioning that the policies designed to protect the domestic industry would eventually harm them. "We encourage India to address concerns that many have about its business environment. In particular, there is increasing concern about some recent action...
  • US, India business leaders to meet on June 22 June 19, 2011

    Washington: Top Indian and American business leaders will meet in Washington next week at a key conclave to deepen bilateral economic and trade ties. The two-day meeting will take stock of the US-India commercial relationship, calibrate a fresh course for progress, and accelerate the partnership's path of prosperity, benefitting both...
  • Inflation moves up to 8.62 pc in September October 15, 2010

    New Delhi: Wholesale price inflation moved up to 8.62 per cent in September, from 8.51 per cent in the previous month, because of rise in prices of certain food and non-food items. The inflation was at 8.51 per cent in August. For July, the figure has been revised upwards to 10.31...
  • Bad business: how Maoists are hurting the economy June 23, 2009

    New Delhi: The growing Maoist insurgency in India over large swathes of the mineral-rich countryside could soon hurt some industrial investment plans just as the country suffers an economic slowdown. The government banned the Communist Party of India (Maoist) on Monday, bracketing it with Islamist militant groups, but experts said the...
  • Red tape makes India 75th best for business March 20, 2009

    Washington: India is down by 11 places to the 75th in Forbes magazine’s 'Best Countries For Business' list with Denmark and the US rated the top two nations "better equipped to bounce back". India's ranking among the world's 127 economies slipped as it lost ground in areas like trade freedom (125),...
  • Pranab is surprise nominee for CNBC TV 18 IBLA December 3, 2007

    New Delhi: They are the men and women that frame the rules of the game. They open the doors to business and decide how to level the playing field. India's economic policymakers can make or break the economy and the businesses they regulate. It takes a reformer, a progressive and fair...
  • Shikha Sharma is CNBC TV18's Woman Business Leader November 29, 2007

    Mumbai: The CNBC-TV18 announced the first of India Business Leader Awards 2007 on Thursday, naming Shikha Sharma as CNBC TV18's Woman Business Leader of the year 2007. "Etiquette demands ladies first. But that's not the only reason why outstanding woman business leader of the year makes for our first announcement. It's...
  • CNN-IBN to felicitate Indian heroes December 8, 2006

    New Delhi: The CNBC India Business Leader Awards ceremony, held on Thursday, was attended by people who make India's business world go round. The channel also celebrated its seventh anniversary on Thursday. And to have their own slice of the cake, CNN-IBN also launched an award—the Indian of the Year award....
  • Pay ‘congestion charge’ for air travel November 30, 2006

    New Delhi: Not only do you have to deal with long mid-air delays because of overcrowded airports, you have to pay for it too. Airlines are now adding on a congestion charge Rs 150 on every ticket to offset the fuel costs of circling around airports while they wait to...