Free Press Journal
  • Finance Bill

    6 issues that should scare you in Arun Jaitley’s Finance Bill 2017

    Typically, during every Budget session, Parliament passes a Finance Bill which details the tax proposals of the Central government. Arun Jaitley’s Finance Bill 2017 has been passed by the Lok Sabha yesterday. The Money Bill’ will be sent to Rajya Sabha for discussion but only the recommendations can be rejected by Lok Sabha and then will be sent to the President of India for his ascent.

  • Carlyle Group picks minority stake in Delhivery  

    New Delhi: Asset management firm Carlyle Group picked a minority stake in supply chain services company Delhivery Private, with existing investor Tiger Global also upping its exposure, for a combined investment of more than $ 100 million.

  • Many banks, insurance firms keen to partner with IPPB: Minister

    New Delhi :   Nearly 100 firms, including SBI, LIC and MTNL, have approached the Department of Post for partnership with newly-launched India Post Payments Bank (IPPB), Communications Minister Manoj Sinha informed Parliament on Friday.

  • Coastal shipping to compete with roads and railways for freight

    Mumbai : Usually, the selling point to use coastal shipping over road and railway for cargo is that shipping helps reduce congestion and pollution (on other modes of transport). But that is not enough to attract businesses to use coastal trade as an option. To make coastal trade attractive, it has to be made viable. In order to find solutions to this issue, Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) organised a workshop to address issues

  • Shipping ministry in talks with Niti Aayog for CEZ

    MUMBAI: The shipping ministry is under heavy discussion with the Niti Aayog to recognise Coastal Economic Zones (CEZ) in the shipping sector. The zones will help various sectors like automobile among others to enjoy various subsidiaries like tax holiday, allocating of land at subsided rate etc.

  • SAIL, BSNL and Air India worst performing PSUs in FY16’:Survey

    New Delhi:  Coal India, ONGC and Indian Oil Corporation emerged as star financial performers among India’s central public sector enterprises in 2015-16, whereas SAIL, BSNL and Air India incurred most losses, a government survey has showed.