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Government looks to ease more FDI rules to attract investments
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Government looks to ease more FDI rules to attract investments

(Representative image) Highlights on Oct 21, 2019)NEW DELHI: Weeks after it eased the foreign direct investment (FDI) regime, the government has begun a fresh review for further liberalisation of sectoral caps as well as segments that are not on the automatic list, as it courts more overseas investors to revive the investment cycle. The department…

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How Banerjee views tax cuts for the rich
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How Banerjee views tax cuts for the rich

Economic Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee spoke to ET during his trip to Delhi where he is for the launch of his and his co-Nobel-winning partner Esther Duflo’s latest book, Good Economics for Hard Times. In a kind of ‘randomised control interview with Bodhisatva Ganguli, TK Arun, Indrajit Hazra and Urmi Goswami, Banerjee spoke, lubricated by…

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View: Dissolve the people, and elect a new one
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View: Dissolve the people, and elect a new one

assembly elections is the dominant theme. Local leaders of the ruling party might indeed focus on the incumbents’ achievements in office, but BJP’s national leadership has campaigned essentially on issues of nationalism: how BJP is the nationalist party that has integrated Kashmir into India, removing its special status, while the Congress had failed to do…

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ED questions Praful Patel on documents showing he signed first of three deals with Mirchi family in 1999
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ED questions Praful Patel on documents showing he signed first of three deals with Mirchi family in 1999

NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI: The Enforcement Directorate’s investigation into Praful Patel’s real estate dealings with Iqbal Mirchi’s family took a serious turn on Friday with the probe agency confronting him with documents which allegedly suggested that the NCP leader had first entered into a commercial agreement with Dawood Ibrahim’s associate in 1999. The ED questioned Patel…

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Mantri creditor Aayas Trade moves NCLT against realtor
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Mantri creditor Aayas Trade moves NCLT against realtor

BENGALURU: A creditor of beleaguered city-based realtor Mantri has approached the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to start insolvency proceedings against the developer for its failure to develop a housing and commercial project in southern India. Aayas Trade Services, an investee of Israel-based Elbit Plaza India Real Estate Holdings, has sent a demand notice to…

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