Rajiv Kumar takes over as election commissioner
During the span of more than 36 years of service, Kumar has worked in various ministries at the Centre and his state cadre of earlier Bihar and then Jharkhand.
Funds leverage, capex by CPSEs may boost GDP by 2-3%: Public Enterprises Selection Board chief
With an aim to address the talent shortage and...
Former Finance Secretary Rajiv Kumar appointed as new Election Commissioner
Rajiv Kumar will replace Ashok Lavasa on August 31, the Law Minis...
Economy to start recovering in Q4, could grow by 6% in next fiscal year: NITI Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar
Kumar said there is always a possibility of another stimulus from the government to boost demand “Problem is going to be on the demand side. The government may look at a stimulus again to revive investment spirit and boost demand,” he said.
Next few months are critical in reviving country's economy, says Niti Aayog Vice Chairman
India's economy grew 4.2 per cent in 2019-20. For the current financial year, various global and domestic agencies have projected a sharp contraction of the domestic economy.
Match moratorium interest rate with deposit’s for the period of freeze: Industry
Appearing for the real estate sector, senior advocate C A Sundaram told a bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R S Reddy and M R Shah, “Even if the interest is not waived, then it must be reduced to the rate at which banks are paying interest on deposits. The industry is in dire straits and loans taken by it would soon turn into NPAs (nonperforming assets).”
Need to convert development into mass movement: Niti Aayog's Rajiv Kumar
Rajiv Kumar pointed out that private sector investment is necessary for economic growth of India.
Reforms do not mean complete abolition of labour laws, says Rajiv Kumar
In recent weeks, various state government's have proposed changes to existing labour laws.
With 100% listing gain, Happiest Minds top employees hit jackpot
The company’s five key employees together held about 2.01 per cent stake, or 29.25 lakh shares, which would be worth about Rs 102.68 crore at listing price.
Former Assam CM Prafulla Mahanta admitted to hospital following blood pressure issues
The 67-year-old Mahanta was admitted to a private hospital late on Friday night from where he was shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of another hospital, said the Asom Gana Parishad leader.
States must set up dedicated export departments: NITI Aayog
Urging states to compete among themselves to improve export competitiveness, Kumar said all states should set up dedicated export departments under an export commissioner to hike exports.
Maharashtra pattern 'Jal Kranti' can change farmers' fate, fast-track highways network: Gadkari
'Jal Kranti', a brainchild of the Road Transport, Highways and MSME Minister Gadkari, entails excavation or dredging of ponds in drought-prone areas to ensure rain water harvesting and recharge of ground water. The dredging is done by the highways ministry free of cost in lieu of sand, deposits and aggregates to be used for highways construction.
Subsequent packages to address liquidity issues to prevent wider impact of coronavirus: Rajiv Kumar, Niti Aayog
Gross Domestic Product growth is likely to be impacted in FY21 due to zero economic activity right at the beginning of the fiscal, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has said.
Experts back ‘bold’ labour reforms
Several states have undertaken steps to ease labour laws. Employers have been given the flexibility to increase workshifts upto 72 hours a week with overtime for workers, allow third party exemption and weed out several other inflexibilities investors have long complained about.
CBI books ex-ESIC DG for alleged violation of CVC guidelines in sanctioning projects worth Rs 6255 cr
The CBI has booked former director general of Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) P C Chaturvedi and seven others for alleged violation of CVC guidelines in sanctioning 14 projects worth over Rs 6,255 crore during 2007-09, officials said on Friday.