Consumption

A dip in GDP is part of the growth process: FM

A dip in GDP is part of the growth process: FM

Govt to front-load infra spending to boost consumption

Investment, consumption secondary

Investment, consumption secondary

Chief Economist K Subramanian has exhorted Indian businessmen to increase investment to break the present recession. We need to understan...Read More

Red meat consumption may up breast cancer risk

Red meat consumption may up breast cancer risk

New Delhi: Red meat may be alluring to the taste buds but one cannot ignore the health risks associated with it. Researchers have found t...Read More

Beef ban may push chicken consumption, price up to 30%: Assocham

Beef ban may push chicken consumption, price up to 30%: Assocham

New Delhi: It is not so good news for all chicken eaters! The chicken prices in many parts of the country have started soaring and are ex...Read More

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FSSI bats for tax, ad ban on junk food

Sugar and Salt (FSS) and its health effects on Indian population’ is a pointer to cutting down consumption of  unhealthy food products

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Modified diets can reduce groundwater use in India: study

New Delhi : Modifying diets by a few grams like reducing consumption of poultry could significantly reduce groundwater use in India and h...Read More

Liquor tragedy: Toll rises to 7, villagers boycott local body polls

Liquor tragedy: Toll rises to 7, villagers boycott local body polls

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra): Voters at a village here boycotted the local body polls to protest the death of seven persons after alleged con...Read More

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Analysts hail tax certainty in Budget, rue high corp tax rates

Mumbai : Analysts and market experts have welcomed the tax proposals in the Budget saying the slew of pro-business measures along with mo...Read More

270 days after Bihar liquor ban, major crimes up 13%

270 days after Bihar liquor ban, major crimes up 13%

During a recent visit to Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his alcohol ban policy. He said: “I ...Read More

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Lending rate cuts to boost economy, push consumption, says Industry

New Delhi : With lenders such as SBI, PNB, Union Bank of India and IDBI slashing benchmark lending rate, India Inc today said the move wi...Read More

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India to invest $20 bn in gas fields in next 5-7 years, says Oil Minister Pradhan

New Delhi : India will see an investment of about USD 20 billion in gas field development in the next 5-7 years and is looking to boost u...Read More

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GST to be less regressive with lower tax band at 5%: Experts

New Delhi : A zero tax on daily necessities as well as lower rate of 5 per cent for items of mass consumption will make the new Goods and...Read More

Women face same drink-related health issues like men

Women face same drink-related health issues like men

Sydney: Women face same health related problems from alcohol consumption as men, finds a new study. According to the study, women are cat...Read More

SC breather for Nitish

SC breather for Nitish

Apex Court stays HC order quashing Bihar liquor ban law 

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Bihar govt moves SC against Patna HC order on liquor ban

New Delhi : Bihar government on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Patna High Court order quashing the notification banning c...Read More

India’s petro consumption to grow 6% next fiscal

India’s petro consumption to grow 6% next fiscal

New Delhi : India’s petroleum consumption will grow at 6 per cent in 2017-18, double the rate at which fuel demand in China is projected ...Read More

The curse of Modi government’s honesty

The curse of Modi government’s honesty

Modi Government is honest. But this honesty has become a curse for the people because the Government revenues are honestly being used for...Read More

PM dangles kerosene  carrot at CMs meeting

PM dangles kerosene carrot at CMs meeting

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dangled the carrot of grant to the states, equal to 75% of subsidy saved by reducing...Read More

Udta Punjab Row: Pull drug-hit Punjab back from precipice

Udta Punjab Row: Pull drug-hit Punjab back from precipice

Anurag Kashyap’s film ‘Udta Punjab’ and the controversy surrounding the infamous 89 cuts recommended by the censor board headed by Pahlaj...Read More

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Dadri cops toe beef panchayat’s agenda

Begin probe into complaint against Mohammad Akhlaq’s family

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