Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government completes three years today. In 2014, the BJP won a massive mandate to rule India and took power after 10 years of Congress-rule, which was scarred by allegations of corruption and slow economic growth. As the BJP-led regime reaches its three-year mark, buoyed by multiple election victories that have helped consolidate its hold on states besides strengthen decision-making, here is a look at the top policies implemented by the government in economy and the social sector.
Months after recommending a penalty of Rs 3,050 crore on incumbent operators Airtel, Vodafone and Idea for not providing enough interconnect points to Reliance Jio resulting in call failures, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has argued in a letter to the department of telecommunications (DoT) that its stand was justified. DoT had in February asked Trai to clarify on what basis it had recommended the penalty.
With three per cent increase in service tax likely after the implementation of goods and services tax (GST) from July 1, the expense ratio of mutual fund houses across the country will also go up by 3 per cent.
Two Indian cities -- Mumbai and Kota -- have been named among the worlds most crowded in a list topped by Dhaka, said World Economic Forum (WEF) citing UN Habitat data.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on Thursday announced that it has successfully commissioned another 270 MW thermal unit at RattanIndia Nasik Power Limited’s 5x270 MW thermal power project, located at Sinnar in Nashik District of Maharashtra.
India’s fourth largest software services firm HCL Technologies said on Wednesday it will buyback shares at Rs 1,000 apiece, a 17% premium over current trading price.
Just how powerful was the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) in its heydays and why is its scrapping being hailed by all?
Bankers expect Videocon's other asset sales such as Kenstar to fetch about Rs 1,500 crore and another Rs 1500-odd crore from other assets.
The income tax department on Wednesday said it had identified over 400 benami transactions and attached properties worth Rs 600 crore in about 240 cases.
Finally there is some positive news for central government employees who are awaiting an update regarding their allowances as per the 7th Pay Commission. The Cabinet secretary has assured that report on the allowances committee would be looked into by June 1 2017.