While the cash crunch and increased prices due to GST have led to a sharp decline in demand, repeated appeals of traders to the Centre have failed to evoke a response.
A massive $16.4 billion proposed coal mine has sparked protests and a heated debate. As the Adani project becomes a symbol of Australia’s future, The Wire examines the issues at stake.
Members of the CBI anti-corruption cell met the Gauhati high court petitioners on Friday.
The transaction will be done on a “debt-free cash-free” basis, the companies said in their joint statement. It will give Bharti an additional 40 million subscribers.
The government has said it will assess reasons for low rate of compliance.
Ajeet Seeds, Kaveri Seed Co Ltd and Ankur Seeds were among six Indian companies that delayed payments to Monsanto.
The three companies had earlier offered to sell a 51% stake in their plants for Re 1 to the Gujarat State Electricity Board.
Overcoming the problems of GST obstacles, a strong rupee and various trade facilitation needs will help our MSMEs occupy the space being vacated by China and other southeast Asian countries.
Donations – and the ability to accept them online through PayPal and similar companies –are a lifeline for sites like Jihad Watch.
BJP president Amit Shah’s son, Jay Shah, has seen a dramatic increase in some of his businesses since Narendra Modi became prime minister.
In order to put the economy on a trajectory of sustained growth, what we need is a large fiscal stimulus package.
Changes to GST rates may open a Pandora’s box, while the jewelry-PAN decision sees the government walking away from its fight against black money.
Emails accessed allegedly contain information on corporate espionage, freebies to politicians, officials and bureaucrats to buy influence, and co-opting of independent directors.
Mukesh Ambani, who has topped the Forbes’ annual list of India’s richest 100 for the tenth year, saw his net worth go up by 67%.
Over the last decade, Bangladesh and Vietnam have eaten India’s lunch when it comes to everything, from apparels to furniture.
Quarterly filing and higher turnover limits need to be intertwined to stop the GST from becoming a car-wreck for the country’s SMEs.
The Indian government seems to have fallen for the Big Business’ agenda of using electric cars even as climate change is accelerating.
While the group has informed Australian authorities that Atulya Resources is the holding firm for the company’s operations, ABC alleges that it is actually a holding firm in the British Virgin Islands controlled by Vinod Adani.
Urmilesh discusses how corporations use the law to muzzle criticism – with M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire and The Caravan’s Hartosh Singh Bal.
RCom, controlled by billionaire Anil Ambani, had a net debt of Rs 44,345 crores ($6.92 billion) at the end of March.
“Labour laws are lax, there’s little effort to build a component ecosystem and logistics, and transport remains a big problem. No one seems to be investing in skilled labour that will build the phones.”
Last month, the SEBI had directed listed companies to disclose from October 1 any payment defaults to banks and financial institutions within one working day of such a miss.
The ownership and implementation shortcomings of the digital tax network have persisted for much longer, and go much deeper, than the finance minister would care to admit.
SpaceX plans its first trip to the red planet in 2022, carrying only cargo, to be followed by a manned mission in 2024.
The K.R. Rao committee has only recently taken on board the views of civil society stakeholders, raising questions as to whether illegal mining and environmental issues will be properly addressed.
Any changes to the joint venture will put future foreign investment at risk and cause the government to incur substantial costs, GE said in an emailed statement.
Nearly 50% of the $44 billion that came in as foreign direct investment inflows in 2016 went towards brownfield projects.
Already struggling to survive and compete with cheaper machine-made goods, the added burden of GST compliance will decimate self-employed artisans.
The regulator has abandoned an approach suited to India. Is it any wonder that its decision has sparked allegations of being skewed in favour of one company?
The Amazon affiliate will not take a board position, Shoppers Stop said in a filing.
The Railways is now exploring various ways for General Electric, which was awarded the contract in 2015, to smoothly exit the Rs 2,000-crore project.
A recent and troubling editorial by The Economic Times shows how Jaypee’s defence against angry homebuyer looking for justice is often bought hook, line and sinker.
“Uber’s approach and conduct demonstrate a lack of corporate responsibility in relation to a number of issues which have potential public safety and security implications.”
The regulatory body should terminate interconnection usage charges completely by 2019 instead of 2020, encouraging operators to turn the new disruption into an opportunity to meet Digital India goals.
The lower cost of gold through an unintended loophole triggered increased imports from South Korea. But banning this will only unravel the point of a free-trade agreement.
SpiceJet boss Ajay Singh, a long-time supporter of the BJP, is a man whose industry and political connections have crisscrossed more than once.
The deal will not involve any cash, Tata Steel said, adding that both groups would contribute debt and liabilities to achieve an equal shareholding and remain long-term investors.
Reliance may expand the capacity at its dual refinery complex in Jamnagar in Gujarat by 30 million tonnes a year to 100 million tonnes per year.
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is awfully complex and has confused not only businesses and the public, but also the government.
Incumbents Airtel and Idea, for whom net IUC income accounts for roughly 15% of their wireless business, are likely to be hit hard.