World  /  Published 06.06.22

US tariffs could be lifted

US commerce secretary Gina Raimondo said on Sunday that President Joe Biden had asked his team to look at the option of lifting some tariffs on China, which were put into place by former President Don...
By Reuters in Washington

Business  /  Published 31.08.21

Mittal pitches for tariff hike

Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal on Monday made a strong case for a hike in tariffs and a cut in government levies to save the industry.  Mittal said as much as 35 per cent of the industry&rs...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 27.07.20

Tariff heat on Chinese imports

The government plans to come out with tariff and non-tariff  barriers against Chinese goods and has identified about 1,500 items ranging from auto parts, compressors for ACs and refrigerators to ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.06.20

Discom dues rise 63%

Power producers’ total outstanding dues owed by distribution firms rose nearly 63 per cent to Rs 1.23 lakh crore in April 2020 over the same month previous year, reflecting stress in the sector.Dist...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.12.19

Telecom players jack up tariffs

The three major telecom players — Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio Infocomm — on Sunday announced tariff hikes of up to 50 per cent.While Sunil Mittal-led Airtel raised tariffs by up ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


Business  /  Published 10.10.19

Telecom scrips jump

Shares of Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea on Thursday jumped up to 6 per cent after Reliance Jio announced that it will charge customers 6 paise per minute for voice calls made to other networks.The r...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 24.09.18

'Strong economics behind One South Asia call'

India’s trade with its South Asian neighbours accounts for just 3 per cent of global trade and is much below potential, a World Bank team said on Monday. Trust deficit, tariff and non-tariff barrie...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 05.06.19

Hike in GAIL pipeline rates

GAIL India has hiked the tariff for its Hazira-Vijaipur-Jagdishpur (HVJ) pipeline network by 61 per cent to Rs 41.11 per million British thermal unit (mBtu) from next month.“The levelised tariff for...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.12.19

Sunil Mittal pitches for tariff hike

Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal sought the intervention of the telecom regulator to ensure that mobile tariffs move up and improve the financial health of the sector.“Consumers have been ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 30.03.19

India again extends tariff deadline on US products

The government has again extended its deadline to impose retaliatory customs duties on 29 US products, including almond, walnut and pulses, till May 2.A notification of the finance ministry said that ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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