Union Budget 2021 22
Business  /  Published 17.03.21

Cabinet clears DFI plan

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 16.03.21

Insurance strike after 2-day bank shutdown

Employees of public sector insurance companies, including LIC and four public sector general insurers, are set to up the ante against the government move to divest LIC and privatise a general insuranc...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 15.03.21

Two-day bank strike begins

Banking operations across the country could be impacted on Monday and Tuesday as the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) has given a call for a nationwide strike to protest against the proposed privati...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 15.03.21

Perils of inflation targeting shift

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan on Sunday cautioned that “drastic changes” in India’s monetary policy framework can upset the bond market as the current system has helped to conta...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.03.21

Hit the brakes: election-oriented budget

In her budget speech, the Union finance minister talked about highway projects in the election-bound states of West Bengal, Kerala and Tamil Nadu for which Rs 25,000 crore, 65,000 crore and 1,03,000 c...
By Nitya Nanda


Business  /  Published 04.03.21

Hotels pin hopes on travel revival

The hospitality industry, overlooked in the Union budget, hopes to receive some support from the Centre once international travel opens up. Puneet Chhatwal, chairman, CII national committee on touris...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 23.02.21

An unhealthy health budget

The health budget of 2021 is extremely important given the backdrop of pandemic-induced disruptions in the social and economic lives of the people. This year’s Economic Survey emphasiz...
By Amitabha Sarkar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.21

Rage Road

Biswas had spoken about vegetable vendors, roadside eateries and dhabas encroaching on the highway. Bhattacharya talks about the local haats in Bethuadahari, Chakdah, Debagram, also spilling onto the ...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 20.02.21

FM asks private sector to unleash 'animal spirits'

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday exhorted the private sector to take advantage of corporate tax rate cut and other initiatives of the government, and unleash 'animal spirits' by...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.02.21

Modi: repeal archaic laws

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday made a strong case for repealing archaic laws and making it easier to do business in India, stating that the centre and states need to work closely to boost ec...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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