Indirect tax collection was up 35.8% to over Rs 3.24 lakh crore in the first half of the current fiscal, reflecting growth in economic activity.
Odisha has raked in Rs 1,165 crore by way of stamp duty charges from supplementary lease deeds signed for 29 mining leases.
The Chhattisgarh government had decided to explore and extract gold from its lone block and will float a tender to grant composite licence soon.
As China shifts to a new growth model, the International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has cautioned that this transformation of the world's second largest economy is expected to be bumpy and not a smooth ride.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on Thursday the global lender may push ahead with interim steps to give emerging markets a bigger say, despite a stalemate in the US Congress over approval of broader governance reforms.
Domestic passenger car sales rose 9.48% to 1,69,590 units in September from 1,54,898 units in the same month a year ago.
International cooperation must be significantly enhanced to deal with common global challenges, such as economic spillovers, International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde has said.
India's position on trade agreements is under scrutiny after a group of 12 countries, led by the US, reached a tentative agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) earlier this week, a Singapore banking group said today.
Central banks have little room for error in a low-growth world in which over-leveraged and commodity-dependent emerging economies and a slowing China are major risks, top international financiers told the International Monetary Fund's meeting.
Euro-zone governments, Greece's biggest creditors, agree that debt relief for Athens should be accomplished by capping its debt servicing costs at 15% of gross domestic annually, the chairman of the euro zone finance ministers, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, said
To boost demand for low-cost housing, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday reduced the risk weight for individual housing loans of up to Rs 75 lakh.
Electricity consumers in Maharashtra might be able to buy power from sources other than distribution companies once the draft Distribution Open Access Regulations 2015 released by the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) are notified.