Interview – Indian budget needs to address oil and gas sector’s demand for GST


Jay Cheema, is a partner in law firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, where he specialises in energy. He talked to Biman Mukherji of about expectations from the forthcoming budget for the oil and gas, renewables and energy sector  to expedite the recovery process from the global pandemic. Q: Oil prices have started recovering, but the sector has been […]

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Solvent Extractors Association requests govt to allow import of only crude palm oil to India


Mumbai-based Solvent Extractors Association of India (SEA), the edible oil industry body has urged the government to allow import of only crude palm oil and place all refined oils under the restricted category of trade. In a recent virtual meeting with Food Ministry Secretary Sudhansu Pandey on ways to boost domestic production and reduce import of edible oils, […]

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Bharat will help nurture India back to economic health earlier than consensus forecast: HDFC Chairman


India’s economic recovery will be boosted by the rural sector, said Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) chairman Deepak Parekh at the company 43rd annual general meeting (AGM).  A macroeconomic recovery in India will be subject to the end of lengthy and complete lockdowns even as some signs of improvement are already visible, he added. “My view […]

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