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NEW DELHI

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked banks to priorities lending towards poor and lower middle class, country's largest lender SBI on Sunday cut benchmark interest rate across various maturities by 0.9 per cent, a move expected to be shortly followed by othe

Mumbai

RBI Saturday came out with conditions for exchange of defunct notes for those, including non-resident Indians, who failed to do so till Dec 30, the last day for depositing the invalid currency notes in banks.

NEW DELHI

Private sector Lakshmi Vilas Bank has raised Rs 167.8 crore through issuance of 1.19 crore equity shares on qualified institution placement (QIP) basis.

NEW DELHI

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should double the basic income tax exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh per year and raise the ceiling for claiming deduction under Section 80C to Rs 2.50 lakh, according to a survey by tax consultant Deloitte.

Mumbai

Most non-life insurance companies have taken a hit on their profitability in the first half of the current fiscal owing to the rising underwriting losses and huge amount of paid claims, despite booking higher premium during the period.

NEW DELHI

Nine of the 10 most valued companies registered a combined profit addition of Rs 71,964 crore in their market valuation last week, with ITC reporting maximum gains.

NEW DELHI

New Army Chief General Bipin Rawat today said while the country and the force want to maintain peace and tranquility at the border, it will not "shy away" from using its power in any form.

NEW DELHI

Attacking Congress for criticising Prime Minister's December 31 announcements, senior Union ministers today alleged that the principal Opposition party is "unable to digest" any step that benefits the poor and those living in villages.

NEW DELHI

Just over a year after it was conceived, the Union government has junked a plan to come out with a new law that clearly sets out conditions for grant of bail as it now feels that amendments in CrPC can help do away with cumbersome procedures involved in getting the re

NEW DELHI

After continuous electoral debacles in over two years, Rahul Gandhi pitchforked himself to the forefront in the party in a bid to galvanise the rank and file by stepping up his offensive on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a gamble he hopes will pay off in the new year a

NEW DELHI

Renewing its demand, India today asked Pakistan for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, arrested on charges of espionage, and Nehal Ansari, who was caught for illegally entering the country from Afghanistan apparently to meet a girl he had befriended online.

NEW DELHI

The external affairs ministry has come down hard on Jamia Millia Islamia University for its "apathy" in implementing the MoUs it had signed with three Palestinian universities during President Pranab Mukherjee's landmark visit to Palestine in October 2015.

NEW DELHI

India and Pakistan today exchanged for the 26th consecutive year the list of their nuclear installations under a bilateral agreement that prohibits them from attacking each other's atomic facilities.

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