Private Sector

  • JD(U) releases manifesto, promises reservation in private sector if voted to power 05-04-2014 05:10 PM

    Bihar's ruling party JD-U on Saturday promised reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs in the private sector and 50 percent reservation for women in panchayati raj institutions, among other things, in its election manifesto. The manifesto promised legislation for the safety and security of migrant workers in the country, a...
  • India to set up a tax administration reform panel 14-08-2013 05:04 AM

    The Indian government on Tuesday said it will set up a tax administration reform panel to review application of tax policies and laws in the country. The union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh approved the proposal of setting of the new body called the Tax Administration Reform Commission....
  • Kairali airlines to commence operations from Nov 1 15-06-2013 06:04 PM

    Kochi: Kairali Airlines, a low cost private sector airline from Kerala, will commence operations from November 1, a top official said. The plan was to start flight services connecting Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode airports to Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Mangalore and Lakshadweep with aircraft which would be purchased or leased, Chairman...
  • Moily refutes charges of favouring RIL on gas price 25-05-2013 05:56 AM

    New Delhi: Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily on Friday refuted allegations of government favouring Reliance Industries (RIL) as "malicious" and said the proposed revision in natural gas price would apply to all companies. The allegations of favouring RIL were made in Delhi at a press conference on Thursday by CPI...
  • Government envisages over $12 bn investment in aviation 04-05-2013 05:57 AM

    New Delhi: Describing the decision on 49 per cent FDI in aviation as one which will transform the sector, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Friday the government envisages investment of $12.1 billion in the sector in the 12th Plan period (2012-2016). Singh said the rapidly expanding air transport...
  • Small traders benefit from Banking Amendment Bill 19-12-2012 02:04 PM

    Nwe Delhi: Shares in India's smaller private sector banks gain on hopes the banking amendment bill approved by parliament on December 17 will spark consolidation in the sector. The bill lays the groundwork for non-banking financial companies to win banking licences, sparking speculation they could look to purchase smaller lenders...
  • 'Govt working to make pvt sector bribery criminal' 21-10-2011 02:25 PM

    New Delhi: With the alleged involvement of big corporates in a spate of scams apparently weighing on his mind, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said government is considering changes in law to make private sector bribery a criminal offence. Speaking at the Biennial Conference of CBI and state anti-corruption...
  • Bring corporates under RTI Act: Nitish Kumar 15-10-2011 08:15 PM

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar feels that the corporates and the private sector should be brought under the ambit of the Right to Information Act as public invests through shares in them and suffers when their fortunes sink. Addressing the annual convention of Central Information Commission in New...
  • Corruption affects civil society too: Murthy 09-04-2011 05:55 PM

    Bangalore: Reacting to the Centre's decision of agreeing to issue a formal order to set up a committee for drafting a strong Lokpal Bill, Infosys Chief Mentor N R Narayana Murty on Saturday hailed the outcome of the protest launched by social activist Anna Hazare. "Corruption is a phenomenon that...
  • Poll-bound UPA holds private sector quota 30-05-2008 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: The clamour for revival of Indo-Pak bilateral cricket is growing with every passing day, but Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir is not overtly excited about it as he feels playing against the arch-rivals is no different from taking on a Bangladesh or an Australia. For me, Pakistan is no...
  • Cord blood banking debate leaves consumers baffled 07-12-2007 04:40 PM

    Colombo: Upul Tharanga cracked an unbeaten 101 to steer Sri Lanka to an emphatic eight-wicket victory over the West Indies in the second one-day international on Thursday. The left-handed opener hit seven fours in his ninth one-day century as Sri Lanka achieved a rain-revised target of 197 with more than...
  • Caste and faith first in companies, merit next 27-10-2007 10:40 AM

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals is set to file an appeal in the Bombay High Court on Monday against the BCCI's decision to expel them from the Indian Premier League (IPL). Royals, which won the 2008 IPL tournament, had its contract terminated after BCCI charged that it had changed its shareholding...
  • Govt goes for Private Sector quota 17-12-2006 12:47 PM

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  • India Inc says no to reservations 15-11-2006 09:17 PM

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  • Ministers play minority card in quota 14-11-2006 11:55 PM

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  • Speed up quota rollout: PM to industry 07-11-2006 08:47 PM

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  • PM forms panel for pvt sector quota 16-10-2006 08:07 PM

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  • Now ISRO joins outsourcing spree 08-09-2006 08:04 AM

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