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BT Online
February 1, 2017
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday presented Union Budget 2017-18 in Lok Sabha. 


Surendra Hiranandani
January 23, 2017
Given the policy reforms undertaken by the government in 2016, we are hopeful that the upcoming budget will provide much needed stimulus to the real estate sector. We expect the budget to give thrust on investment in infrastructure, relax income tax slabs, provide clarity on GST, increase House Rent Allowance (HRA) deduction and announce measures that will uplift the real estate industry.


Muralidharan Nair
Delhi, December 26, 2016



By E Kumar Sharma
November 27, 2016
Thanks to demonetisation, operations for most microfinance institutions have come to a near standstill. Loan disbursements and their repayments have almost  stopped for many microfinance institutions (MFIs) and therefore, in a sense, the  Indian microfinance sector is largely on a holiday.


By Mohandas Pai & Shobha Mishra Ghosh
November 8, 2016
Prime Minister Modi shares the dreams and aspirations of a billion plus people of the country \"to make India a global economic leader\". To make this dream a reality, Make in India, Digital India, Smart Cities, Startup India and Swachh Bharat programmes, among others, have been launched by the government.


By Nidhi Sardana Markanday
October 28, 2016
Consumer expectations are changing massively in the tech space. The companies that meet these expectations and adapt to the digital world the quickest are the ones that will grow the fastest. Indian consumer tech companies are now also keeping pace with the biggest international names, and they are making names for themselves with some canny innovations and mass production capabilities.


Roopank Chaudhary and Sudarshan Bose
October 18, 2016
In a country where 10 per cent of the people garner 80 per cent1 of the country's wealth, 70 per cent of India's population lives in the rural areas, which are marked by low literacy rates, lack of proper sanitation and medical facilities and inadequate growth opportunities.


PTI
New Delhi, October 17, 2016
\"We have a long history of working with Bharti Airtel and with this latest agreement we have become the largest supplier of 4G for the company,\" Sanjay Malik, Head of India Market at Nokia said.


PTI
September 27, 2016
Air pollution is killing nearly eight lakh people annually in the South East Asian Region with India alone accounting for over 75 per cent of the casualties caused by cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer, according to a new WHO report today.


PTI
Mumbai, June 6, 2016
Two-wheeler major Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) accounted for almost half of the incremental rise in two-wheeler sales in the country in May, riding on a 19 per cent jump in its volumes.


PTI
New Delhi, May 30, 2016
On an average, farmers' income has come down by 3 per cent in 2014-15 and by 4 per cent in 2015-16. During 2014 and 2015, monsoons were lower by 12 per cent and 14 per cent from the long period averages. The Met department had projected a 106 per cent rainfalls this year.


Sumant Banerji
April 13, 2016
Successive El Nino induced drought years in 2014 and 2015 has left the domestic economy in tatters and another year of deficient monsoon would have surely presented an insurmountable crisis for the government.


Reuters
Mumbai, April 1, 2016
The BSE index fell about 12 per cent in January and February as foreign investors sold risky assets in fear of a sharper than anticipated economic slowdown in China.


By E. Kumar Sharma
February 26, 2016
The new state has a backlog in development to tackle with major projects in irrigation, power, education and health to be completed.


Aprajita Sharma
New Delhi, January 5, 2016
Analysts believe first half of 2016 may mirror bearish trend of 2015, but benchmark indices may begin to log gains in the second half of 2016.


By R.S. Sodhi
Delhi, January 6, 2016
R.S. Sodhi, MD of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation, suggests the way forward as India continues to be on the lookout for the next breakthrough in agricultural produce and productivity.


By Karin Wanngard
Delhi, December 30, 2015
Karin Wanngard, Mayor of Stockholm, deliberates on how to transform an old city into a Smart City? the Stockholm way.


Shailender Kumar
December 23, 2015
The 'things' that make up the IoT range from smart phones, RFID chips, sensors built into vehicles, medical devices, buildings (basically anything that needs to be monitored) - all with a unique identity on the network and with the ability to 'machine talk'.


PTI
New Delhi, December 21, 2015
Admitting that achieving the target was a \"tough task\", they said the I-T department's field offices have informed the Finance Ministry that about 60-70 per cent of it would be reached by the set deadline.


Monish Shah and Kunal Pande
October 5, 2015
Digital platforms are likely to deliver financial services to both the unbanked and the under-banked population, especially in rural/remote regions, at a low cost, and subsequently increase digital financial access to provide high quality, affordable financial services.


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