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  • 29-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    House panel defers decision on FDI cap in insurance

    Barely 24 hours Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance was scheduled to adopt its report on the Insurance Laws (amendment) Bill, the issue was again put on hold.

  • 28-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    House panel may rule against raising insurance FDI cap

    Consumers are opting not to cut on household purchases despite the prospect of inflation staring in their face.

  • 26-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    Govt firefights fuel price furore

    Finance minister to request states on duty cut amid nationwide protests, while PSU oil companies work on their financials to reduce borrowings.

  • 25-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    WB Chief Minister's mass appeal a worry for her officials

    What was once the biggest strength for her party — her mass appeal — has turned out to be a major worry for her officials and security personnel, after Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has become the chief minister of West

  • 22-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji & Sanjeeb Mukherjee

    Food EGoM to meet tomorrow to decide on sugar exports

    At the behest of Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on food has decided to meet on June 23 to take a call on allowing the export of more sugar. Although Pawar will not be present at the meeting, as he is ...

  • 18-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji & Ajay Modi

    Govt yet to schedule fuel EGoM meet

    With members of alliance partners not present in Delhi, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) has found it difficult to fix a date for the key meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on fuel prices. The panel of ministers is expected to ...

  • 17-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    Prime Minister for Congressman at railways helm

    After taking away key infrastructure portfolios like road transport, port and civil aviation from its allies, the Congress brass, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, wants a Congressman as the next railway minister.

  • 16-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    Pranab may skip key UK-India meet

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to miss the forthcoming UK-India Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD) this month-end, amid growing concerns over the drafting of the Lok Pal bill.

  • 12-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    Undeterred by party politics, trade unions play along on issues

    Even as the Congress may have decided to sharpen its attack on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), this hasn’t deterred the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), its trade union wing, along with ...

  • 12-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    Sick PSU land to ease govt burden

    Land resources belonging to ailing companies being pitched to pvt players for new initiatives.

  • 10-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    Ice broken, BMS rejoins Intuc, Left

    The Congress may have decided to sharpen its attack on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the main Oppsoition. But that hasn’t deterred its trade union wing, Intuc, along with the Left unions, from ...

  • 09-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    UPA flagship scheme for low-cost homes for urban poor gains traction

    The UPA government is aggresively pursuing its flagship housing project for slum dwellers, the Rajiv Awas Yojna (RAY), to bring in the second phase of urban reforms.

  • 08-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    Lagarde set to get India's support for IMF top job

    While maintaining that merit and not nationality should guide selection of the new International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief, India will in all likelihood support French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde for the job.

  • 05-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    Sonia miffed at Centre's overtures to Ramdev

    At least twice in the last five days, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has expressed strong disapproval of the government’s overtures to yoga guru Ramdev.

  • 04-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    Insurance Bill to again miss deadline

    The Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill is set to miss another deadline of Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance, even as the government waits anxiously for its clearance.

  • 03-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    New land Bill allows states to script own role

    Proposes that the percentage of land to be acquired by state agencies should be decided by their governments.

  • 01-Jun-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji & Sudheer Pal Singh

    PMO tightens grip on railways

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has tightened his grip on the railway ministry while holding temporary charge after Mamata Banerjee’s exit following the West Bengal assembly elections.

  • 30-May-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    India forges new bonding with Libya

    During Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s African safari, India forged a new bonding with war-torn Libya — much of it away from the limelight — while exploring new investment opportunities and strengthening ties with other African ...

  • 28-May-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    Apollo inks Tanzania's first MoU for PPP in health sector

    Apollo will provide expertise, machinery for 350-bed super speciality hospital in the Milimani city of Dar es Salaam

  • 28-May-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    India, Tanzania sign double taxation avoidance treaty

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today announced a new line of credit (LoC) of $180 million for Tanzania. The two countries also signed a double-taxation avoidance treaty and agreed to work together to curb piracy and terrorism.

  • 27-May-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    Inviting more Indian head room

    Gennet Zewide’s eyes light up when she remembers ‘Madam Krishna, Ramachandra Sir’—her teachers in school. She is the Ethiopian ambassador to India, after being its education minister for 13 years.

  • 27-May-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    PM's aam aadmi lessons to Africa

    The mantra of the United Progressive Alliance government at the Centre – of inclusive growth for the aam aadmi – today went international with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging African nations to work for global interdependence that ...

  • 26-May-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    Ethiopia offers India 'virgin fertile' land

    While the Centre and several state governments are facing a tough time over land acquisition issues back home, Ethiopia today offered “virgin fertile” land to Indian companies for agricultural developments.

  • 26-May-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    UPA govt's new policy to promote India Inc abroad

    To help consolidate India as a major global power, the Manmohan Singh-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government will unveil a new policy to promote Indian companies in international markets. The new policy will be introduced by the end of ...

  • 25-May-2011 | Saubhadra Chatterji

    Global governance institutions outmoded: PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described the current international economic and political situation as “far from favourable, particularly for developing countries”.