How an Indian cotton producer took on seed giant Monsanto

A little-known cotton seed company has taken on Monsanto, with the aid of a group that helped propel Prime Minister Narendra Modi to power. The dispute threatens to upend the world's largest cotton-producing market.

Two weeks before demonetisation, printing presses churned out old Rs 500 notes

In a response to a query under the Right to Information Act, 2005, Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran (P) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), informed that the last-stage production of Rs 500 note was on October 27, 2016.

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate India's longest road tunnel: All you need to know

Built in a record time of four years, the state-of-the-art engineering marvel in the difficult Himalayan terrain is 10.89 km long.

Land leasing, renting to attract GST from July 1

Sale of land and buildings will be however out of the purview of GST, the new indirect tax regime.

Govt brings back 10% tax on wheat and Tur imports

India, the world's second-biggest wheat producer, lowered the import tax on wheat to 10 percent from 25 percent last September and scrapped the duty on December 8.

Wed Mar 29 01:08:06 IST 2017

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On Shopping Spree

Share buybacks have touched a record high in 2016/17. The reasons are imposition of 10 per cent tax on dividend income above Rs 10 lakh in last year's Budget, over and above the 15 per cent dividend distribution tax that is deducted by the company at the time of dividend payment. We crunch the numbers for you