Subhash Narayan
New Delhi
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Oil roils economy

Brace up for petrol prices climbing over Rs 100 a litre with global oil prices on the run and the government reluctant to tinker the high levels of duty on petroleum products to save its revenue st

Govt shelves plan to bring FDI into ageing fields of ONGC and OIL

The government has shelved the plan to privatise several old and ageing fields of ONGC and OIL.

PMO proposes overhaul of selection of IAS, IPS officers

In a radical change that would alter the entire process of selection of civil servants, the government has proposed making the service and the cadre of probationer officers only after they complete

India looks to rupee payment system for Iran oil

Faced with the prospect of US-led sanctions on Iran disrupting crude supplies to In­dia again, the government proposes to resume rupee/ rial deal in the oil trade bet­w­een the two countries bypass

Centre may cut excise duty on petrol, diesel

The government may finally come to the rescue of the common man hit hard by rising fuel prices.

Dalmia may move SC again in Binani case

The resolution process for Binani Cement may land up in the Supreme Court again with Dalmia Bharat keeping its options open to seek legal remedy once more if it remained unsatisfied with appellate

Oil on the boil

The days of lower oil import bill seems to be over for India with the numbers all set to breach the $100 billion mark in FY 19 after a gap of nearly three years.

APM returns as crude oil prices surge

Caught between election compulsions and a surge in global crude oil prices, administered price regime seems to have made a hurried come back in the petroleum sector with state-owned oil companies b

Govt pressures PSUs to cough up 30-100% PAT as dividend

Seeking to mobilise funds for development, the Modi government is said to be pressuring PSUs to pay between 30 and 100 per cent of the profit after tax (PAT) as dividend, with a warning that there

Central bank asked to double currency reserves to Rs 4L cr

The government has as­ked the Reserve Ba­nk of India (RBI) to double reserves in its currency chest as a back-up measure to prevent bu­ild up of post-demone­tis­ation type currency crisis ah­ead of