Sensex gains 42 points in opening trade
- With Air Force flypast, Republic Day parade concludes at Rajpath
- Republic Day celebrations pass off peacefully in Kashmir
- India, France talk tough on terror, stuck on Rafale price
- Continue to complain, rebel, demand, President Pranab Mukherjee tells nation
- Tamil Nadu suicides: College owner turns herself in
Manufacturing PMI for January.
INDIAN STOCKS TO WATCH
India's fiscal deficit during the April-December period was 4.07 trillion rupees ($76.22 billion), or 78.8 percent of the budgeted full fiscal year 2012/13 target, government data showed on Thursday.
India's finance minister is putting welfare, defence and road projects on the chopping block in a last-ditch attempt to hit a tough fiscal deficit target by March, risking short-term economic growth and angering cabinet colleagues.
The Indian government is likely to raise 270 billion rupees ($5.06 billion) through the sale of its stake in state-run companies, 10 percent lower than the initial target for the current fiscal year ending in March, Disinvestment Secretary Ravi Mathur told reporters on Thursday.
Axis Bank Ltd said on Thursday it has raised a total of 55.4 billion rupees ($1.04 billion) through the sale of shares, in the biggest equity deal in more than a month in Asia's third-largest economy.
India's central bank tightened rules on Thursday governing how banks and other financial institutions provision for restructured loans, based on the recommendations of a panel.
India's infrastructure sector output grew 2.6 percent in December from a year earlier, government data showed on Thursday.
ONGC Videsh Ltd is set to battle it out with Asian rivals from China and Thailand as well as some of the biggest global names for Videocon Industries Ltd's 10 percent stake in Mozambique's Rovuma offshore block, at least four people aware of the developments said.
Separately ONGC Videsh, a unit of explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd, will launch its first overseas bond issue in February to raise about $900 million to fund an acquisition in Azerbaijan.
Reliance Industries Ltd and Essar Oil Ltd are gearing up to cater to the lucrative bulk-sales market for diesel, where the government has allowed free-market pricing.
- It is clear PM’s concept of nationhood extends beyond constitutional parameters
- Minority status for AMU?
- What we do with Parliament building will powerfully signify who we are, how we view our past, where we see ourselves going
- AIR’s decision to share its rich archives through an online radio station is welcome
- Asset sales are the way for govt to protect credibility while avoiding procyclical fiscal stance
- Who killed Rohith Vemula?