Articles about Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)

Government working to save lives, livelihood: Finance Minister

19 Apr 2021

Government working to save lives, livelihood: Finance Minister

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that she has taken inputs from various industry chambers on concerns of India Inc about the management of the COVID-19 pandemic and the government would continue to work with state governments to save lives and livelihood.

Agricultural reforms will increase farmers' income, says PM amid protests

12 Dec 2020

Agricultural reforms will increase farmers' income, says PM amid protests

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the new farm laws passed by the central government this year will help remove barriers between the agricultural and associated sectors.

What Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz said about India's COVID-19 fight

08 Oct 2020

What Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz said about India's COVID-19 fight

Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz on Tuesday criticized the Indian administration over its poor handling of the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on the economy.

#Lockdown2: Industry bodies want package of nearly Rs. 16L crore

15 Apr 2020

#Lockdown2: Industry bodies want package of nearly Rs. 16L crore

As India's lockdown was extended for another nineteen days on Tuesday, several industry bodies asked the government to release a financial package to help them and revive growth in various sectors.

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

05 Mar 2020

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

The world of finance used to be seen as an industry only for men for the longest time. However, that has changed in the last few years.

Five Chartered Accountants in India who became successful CEOs

04 Aug 2019

Five Chartered Accountants in India who became successful CEOs

In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after career options. The three-level CA program is offered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

16 Jul 2019

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

The world of finance used to be seen as an industry only for men for the longest time. However, that has changed in the last few years.

Indian women Chartered Accountants who are ruling the business world

13 Jun 2019

Indian women Chartered Accountants who are ruling the business world

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in India.

#CareerBytes: 5 famous Chartered Accountants in India to know about

05 May 2019

#CareerBytes: 5 famous Chartered Accountants in India to know about

In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses.

PMO holds meeting to discuss affirmative action in private sector

25 Sep 2018

PMO holds meeting to discuss affirmative action in private sector

In the wake of nationwide caste protests by Dalits, Marathas, Jats, and upper-caste groups, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), for the first time, has held a meeting to discuss affirmative action in the private sector.

6,000 railway stations will be WiFi-enabled in 6 months: Goyal

28 Aug 2018

6,000 railway stations will be WiFi-enabled in 6 months: Goyal

Around 6,000 railway stations will be WiFi-enabled in the next 6-8 months, Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal said today.

Gambling, Sports betting should be legal in India: Law Commission

06 Jul 2018

Gambling, Sports betting should be legal in India: Law Commission

If the Law Commission of India has its way, sports betting will soon undergo a complete overhaul.

Indian, Chinese filmmakers to co-produce 'Operation Wild'

21 Jun 2018

Indian, Chinese filmmakers to co-produce 'Operation Wild'

Filmmakers from India and China have joined hands to produce a movie that will showcase the emotional bond and cultural values shared by the people of both the countries.

Amid widespread criticism, government assures solution to rising fuel prices

22 May 2018

Amid widespread criticism, government assures solution to rising fuel prices

The Center is facing flak from all sides even as fuel prices, which have been rising continuously since the Karnataka elections, touched new highs.

Construction of toilets under Swachh-Bharat to be completed before schedule

26 Apr 2018

Construction of toilets under Swachh-Bharat to be completed before schedule

Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today said the government would meet the target of constructing 67 lakh household and 5 lakh public toilets in urban areas under the Swachh Bharat Mission a year ahead of the schedule of 2 Oct'19.

Crisis of credibility for politicians, 'vast-difference' in words, deeds: Rajnath

06 Apr 2018

Crisis of credibility for politicians, 'vast-difference' in words, deeds: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said there was a "crisis of credibility" for politicians in the country due to the perception that there was a vast difference in their "words and deeds".

Gujarat: Certification program launched to make workplace safe for women

29 Mar 2018

Gujarat: Certification program launched to make workplace safe for women

An organization in Ahmedabad has launched a certification program for companies to help in making the workplace safe for women employees.

Jordan's King: Fight against terror isn't war on any religion

01 Mar 2018

Jordan's King: Fight against terror isn't war on any religion

Jordan's King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein, who is on a three-day visit to India, spoke on the topic "Islamic heritage; Promoting Understanding and Moderation" at Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi.

#DecodingBudget: What does India Inc think of Budget 2018?

01 Feb 2018

#DecodingBudget: What does India Inc think of Budget 2018?

At 11am, India Inc tuned in to watch FM Arun Jaitley present the government's last full-fledged Budget before 2019.

Gujarat polls: Congress says CEC working as Modi's "personal secretary"

14 Dec 2017

Gujarat polls: Congress says CEC working as Modi's "personal secretary"

The bitterly-fought Gujarat elections have witnessed a new democratic low. Now, Congress has accused CEC of working as PM Narendra Modi's "personal secretary."

PM Modi: UPA government responsible for banking sector crisis

13 Dec 2017

PM Modi: UPA government responsible for banking sector crisis

PM Narendra Modi slammed the UPA government and big industry for the banking sector crisis. He asked "When some in the government pressured banks to give loans to a select few industrialists, where were organizations like FICCI then?"

Railways to introduce bio-toilets on all trains by 2018

16 Nov 2017

Railways to introduce bio-toilets on all trains by 2018

Lack of cleanliness on Indian trains, particularly in the toilets, has always been a huge issue. Passengers often complain about the extremely dirty and unhygienic toilets.

India to soon draft a policy to boost medical tourism

25 Oct 2017

India to soon draft a policy to boost medical tourism

The government might soon draft a policy to popularize India as a major haven for medical tourists.

Looming job threats? 21% Indians set to face job loss

17 Sep 2017

Looming job threats? 21% Indians set to face job loss

With the onset of artificial intelligence and automation, nearly 21% of India's workforce is set to face job threats by 2022, FICCI said in a report.

BJP Chief raps India Inc for their negative attitude

10 Sep 2017

BJP Chief raps India Inc for their negative attitude

Barely a fortnight after India's dismal growth figures were released, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah, speaking at a Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) event, said that industry majors should stop complaining about the reforms that are being undertaken by the NDA government

Modi launches UDAN scheme for cheap flights

27 Apr 2017

Modi launches UDAN scheme for cheap flights

PM Modi has launched the UDAN scheme to make air travel cheaper and improve connectivity between cities and small towns.

Udan: Air India subsidiary first airline to take wing

03 Apr 2017

Udan: Air India subsidiary first airline to take wing

Air India Ltd's low-cost arm Alliance Air, which plans to launch services with a flight from Bhatinda to Delhi later in April, will be the first airlines to sign up for the government's Udan scheme,

E-commerce sellers will pay 2% tax at source in GST

17 Feb 2017

E-commerce sellers will pay 2% tax at source in GST

E-commerce giants like Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal are trying to convince the government to scrap from the final Goods and Services Tax draft, the 2% tax that e-commerce marketplaces collect from sellers on their platform.

Report: 44 Indian airports show potential for UDAN

16 Jan 2017

Report: 44 Indian airports show potential for UDAN

A FICCI report has identified 44 underserved and unserved airports around India as having "high potential" for operations under the ambitious Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) for civil aviation, UDAN.

261 held in Gujarat liquor raid

24 Dec 2016

261 held in Gujarat liquor raid

Late Thursday night, the Gujarat police raided a high-profile pre-wedding party at a farmhouse in the city's outskirts, Sevasi.

Report predicts boom in Indian music industry

04 Sep 2016

Report predicts boom in Indian music industry

Consultancy firm KPMG and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) released a report based on information provided by the Indian music business sources predicting a boom in the industry.

India and Pakistan regain cross-border trading

11 Aug 2016

India and Pakistan regain cross-border trading

On 9th August, cross-border trading between India and Pakistan resumed after being halted due to widespread discontent in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).