Baghel seeks extension of GST compensation for 5 years at NITI Aayog meet

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel Sunday reiterated his demand to the Centre seeking a five-year extension for the compensation paid to states for revenue shortfall due to GST implementation and called for revising the rates of royalty for coal and other major minerals from the state. Addressing the meeting of the seventh … Read more

NITI meet: PM Modi urges states to focus on ‘3Ts’, modernising farm sector

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a strong case for modernising agriculture, animal husbandry and food processing to help the country become self-sufficient and a global leader in the agriculture sector. The Prime Minister also asked the states to focus on promoting 3Ts — Trade, Tourism, Technology — with a view … Read more

Should set up small modular reactors to meet energy demands: NITI member

Niti Aayog member and scientist V K Saraswat on Sunday suggested that the government should focus on setting up small modular reactors as it would help meet the country’s energy needs and also in replacing aging thermal power plants. Saraswat also said nuclear power plant projects which have been set up under … Read more

Punjab CM to discuss legal guarantee to MSP, farm debt at NITI Aayog meet

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said he will raise several issues, including a legal guarantee to the minimum support price (MSP) for crops and farm debt, at the NITI Aayog governing council meeting in Delhi on Sunday. Speaking to reporters here on Saturday, Mann slammed his predecessors Charanjit Singh Channi and Amarinder … Read more

Exporters meet Piyush Goyal, flag concerns on demand from Western nations

Exporters and industry associations on Friday flagged a slew of concerns with the government. They include moderation in external demand as export orders from Western nations have been put on hold due to piled up inventory, people aware of the matter said. In a meeting with commerce and industry … Read more

stock market outlook: RBI meet, auto sales among 8 key factors that may guide markets this week

New Delhi: The domestic equity market continued to remain in flavour on the back of favourable global cues, which lifted the indices higher. Sensex hit 57,500 mark during the week, with Nifty50 settling over the 17,150 level. Both benchmark indices rallied close to 3 per cent during the week and this was their best weekly … Read more

Delhi LG VK Saxena chairs review meet on air pollution in national capital

Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena on Saturday chaired a meeting to review issues pertaining to air pollution in the city and directed the stakeholder agencies and departments to work “effectively” in ensuring that all measures to tackle air pollution are taken in a time-bound manner. MM Kutty, Chairman, Commission for Air Quality … Read more

Meet The Russian Architect of Putin’s Economic Counterattack

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business (Bloomberg) — When sanctions made the Fortress Russia he helped build seem less impregnable, Maxim Oreshkin came up with a signature gambit to try and break the economic siege. Author of the article: Bloomberg News Bloomberg News pm5(e5l6vpkdkg46j2e(kswp_media_dl_1.png Bloomberg RSS Article content (Bloomberg) — When sanctions made the Fortress Russia … Read more