Scrapping of Haj subsidy arbitrary, motivated: CPI(M)

Jan 17 2018

The CPI(M) alleged that the government's move to withdraw the subsidy for Haj was "arbitrary and motivated by other considerations".

Raja writes to PM to hold debate on Air India disinvestment

Jan 15 2018

D Raja has written to the PM saying the government should hold a debate on the proposed disinvestment of Air India as it will have long-term consequences for the country.

RBI may revise upwards inflation forecast for the year

Jan 15 2018

With the latest inflation prints moving up, the RBI is likely to raise its inflation forecast for Mar and may leave the key rates unchanged in the upcoming policy review.

Pawar, Yechury to lead 'Save Constitution' march on Jan 26

Jan 15 2018

NCP chief Sharad Pawar will lead a march in Mumbai on January 26 seeking to protect the country's Constitution, in the wake of the recent crisis in the Supreme Court.

November IIP data confirms sound manufacturing revival: Official

Jan 13 2018

Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said the robust 8.4 percent growth of factory production in November "confirms sound manufacturing revival".

Raja met Justice Chelameswar in his personal capacity: CPI

Jan 12 2018

The CPI clarified that its leader D Raja had paid a visit to Justice J Chelameswar in his personal capacity and not as a representative of the party.

Wall Street higher as consumer and bank stocks gain

Jan 12 2018

Wall Street’s main indexes were higher as strong December retail sales data drove gains in consumer stocks and bank results pushed up the financial sector.

US core consumer prices post biggest gain in 11 months

Jan 12 2018

The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index excluding the volatile food and energy components rose 0.3 percent last month.

Expert views: December consumer inflation rises to 17-month high

Jan 12 2018

“It’s slightly higher than our estimate. We believe that current rate easing cycle by the central bank is over for now."

Retail inflation rises to 5.21 percent, dashes rate cut hopes

Jan 12 2018

Retail inflation rose to 5.21% in December on rise in prices of food items, egg and vegetables, dashing hopes of RBI rate cut in the near future.

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