The claims of India becoming protectionist are unfounded: Ajay Bhushan Pandey

The government is committed to phasing out tax exemptions, says Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey. The proposed exemptions for certain sunrise sectors and...

Budget 2019: Targets are realistic and achievable, says Subhash Chandra Garg

The government expects the budget to give a boost to investments and lift foreign inflows. Finance SecretarySubhash Chandra Garg says the revenue assumptions...

Budget 2019: Government mulls whether its holding can go below 51%

Department of Investment and Public Asset Management Secretary Atanu Chakraborty feels that the budget has come up with a concrete reform programme. In...

ET View: Ensure step-up supply of rental housing

It is notable that the Budget proposes additional personal income-tax deduction to incentivise investment in affordable housing. It makes perfect sense to policy...

ET View: Modi govt's EV move is path-breaking

The Modi government’s move on electric vehicles (EVs) is both path-breaking and forward looking. It has the potential to quite substantially reduce our...

ET View: Budget fails the reform test on import duties

The government’s approach to import duties sees no systematic reform. Some duties have been increased, some duties removed or lowered. Duties have been...

ET View: Now act on governance reforms in banks

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcement to infuse Rs 70,000 crore in the coming fiscal is welcome, but the government must live up to...

Softbank plans to invest $2-4 b more in India in 2 years

NEW DELHI: SoftBank Vision Fund will invest $2-4 billion in India over the next two years as it looks to bet on sectors...

UC is transforming from a browser tool to a content platform: H Yang, VP,...

NEW DELHI: Last week Huaiyuan Yang took over as vice president of UCWeb Global Business. Yang is responsible for overseas business of UCWeb...

ET View: Its private investment, stupid

For India to grow: it must hugely step up private investments. The Economic Survey makes this compelling case, recognising the high positive correlation...