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Heads of top oil companies call for bringing oil under GST: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Chiefs of several global and Indian oil companies, including Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, want petroleum products to be included in the Goods and Services Tax, Niti...

Oct 10, 2017 01:08 AM

PM Modi constitutes five-member Economic Advisory Council headed by Bibek Debroy

Headed by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy, the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) includes NITI Aayog’s Principal Advisor Ratan Watal as its member and economists Surjit Bhalla,...

Sep 25, 2017 20:10 PM

GDP growth at 5% under old series; Niti Aayog hopes for 7.5% in Q2

Terming the Q1 GDP growth of 5.7 per cent as disappointing, a slew of foreign brokerages today cut their full-year forecast to well under the 7 per cent being targeted by...

Sep 01, 2017 19:34 PM

Rajiv Kumar takes charge as NITI Ayog Vice Chairman

Rajiv Kumar, senior fellow at CPR and an economist on Friday took charge as the vice-chairman of government think tank Niti Aayog. Kumar replaced Arvind Panagariya, an...

Sep 01, 2017 13:12 PM

Niti Aayog pitches to remove agriculture from Essential Commodities Act

The official further added that lifting stock restriction would bring healthy competitive environment. He said if the proposal gets approval, it will boost organised trading and...

Aug 28, 2017 08:44 AM

Retain income tax exemption threshold at Rs 2.50 lakh: Niti Aayog

Niti Aayog on Thursday suggested the government should retain the income tax exemption threshold at Rs 2.50 lakh, and take steps to prevent non-farm entities from declaring their...

Aug 25, 2017 09:48 AM

Champions of Change event: Important to integrate the strengths of society with our systems: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses young CEOs at an event organised by Niti Aayog in Prasar Bharati Kendra at Delhi on Thursday.

Aug 17, 2017 18:49 PM

Look forward to serve the nation, says Rajiv Kumar new Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog

Noted economist Rajiv Kumar who is now the new Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog on Sunday said that he is looking forward to serve the country as the new Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog.

Aug 07, 2017 05:00 AM

Economist Dr Rajiv Kumar is new Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog

Economist Dr Rajiv Kumar was on Saturday named as the new Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog, five days after the incumbent Arvind Panagariya announced that he would quit to return to...

Aug 05, 2017 22:36 PM

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya resigns, August 31 to be last day in office

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya resigned on Tuesday saying that he will return to academia. August 31 will be the last day of Panagariya in office.

Aug 01, 2017 19:19 PM