Shruti Srivastava The Indian Express Group
Friday 17 May '13The government inquiry committee on Walmart has found no direct charge of bribery or lobbying made by the company in India, according to an official.
Wednesday 15 May '13The ministry had then sought the Attorney General''s view on the matter
Wednesday15 May '13Indirect tax collection in the first month of 2013-14 registered an unimpressive growth of 3.3 per cent with excise duty collection declining 14.7 per cent year-on-year.
Monday13 May '13The eight income tax overseas units, proposed to be set up for curbing the menace of black money and illegal funds abroad
Sunday12 May '13The commerce ministry, it seems, is not clear about the export target it wants to set for 2013-14.
Sunday12 May '13Eight income tax overseas units proposed to be set up to check the menace of black money and illegal funds abroad, has apparently been tied up in red tape.
Friday10 May '13The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) is considering making electronic filing mandatory for excise duty payment.
Thursday9 May '13British retailer keen on entry into Indian multi-brand retail sector.
Monday6 May '13Manufacturing units in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand may continue to enjoy tax incentives and capital investment subsidy if the commerce ministry has its way.
Saturday27 April '13The 20 RoCs across the country have begun probing companies who have raised sums from the public.
Thursday25 April '13* Technical groups say that the total effective rate at 24% is justified
Saturday20 April '13If the ministry of corporate affairs has its way, independent directors in the country may soon see themselves in classrooms before they get into board rooms
Friday19 April '13While announcing the foreign trade policy (FTP) on Thursday, the commerce ministry did not set a target for exports in the current financial year
Thursday18 April '13* 'Department looking at out-of-the-box ideas''
Monday15 April '13A government official said these were the highest-ever figures for India-Pakistan trade
Monday15 April '13The Rs 3,000-crore loan waiver package for weavers announced in the run up to the Uttar Pradesh elections in 2011, has little to show by way of results
Thursday11 April '13The auto industry is witnessing one of its toughest phase, the decline in car sales being the lowest in a decade
Wednesday10 April '13Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are likely to find large unfinished paragraphs in their India-EU free trade agreement when they meet this week
Monday8 April '13* Proposal to be taken up when ratings firm Fitch comes calling
Saturday6 April '13This has put the government in a peculiar situation where it is left with no option but to approach Cabinet for deciding on the Vodafone''s demand for a reconciliation.
Saturday6 April '13The order is one of those which do not grab the headlines but is eminently useful for an economy when industry is trying to cut costs and regain competitiveness.
Saturday6 April '13Earlier, in November last year, the government had set up two sub-committees to resolve the issues of compensation to states for revenue loss on account of a reduction in central sales tax and the fin...
Friday5 April '13This summer, the sale of ACs may not be on fire given the slowdown in the economy.
Monday1 April '13The Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC) has suggested that the Competition Commission of India (CCI) should be empowered to monitor
Wednesday27 March '13A government-appointed committee, looking into the lobbying activities of Walmart to enter India, is meeting on April 9 to deliberate on the response received from the public and the company