Steel minister asks NMDC to increase iron ore production
Union steel minister says in order to achieve a production capacity of 67 million tons of iron ore by 2021-22, the NMDC needs a visible incremental increase in production in consecutive years

RERA will rebalance the builder-buyer equation
Introduced with the intent of bringing in more transparency in the sector and rebalancing the lopsided builder-buyer relationship, RERA has been a ray of hope for the buyers

JV between Sail, ArcelorMittal soon: Steel minister
The proposed Rs15,000 crore auto-grade steel plant, with a capacity of 1.5 million tonne per annum can be scaled up to 2.5mt

Steel companies have to sustain by being competitive: Union minister
Steel companies have to sustain by being competitive and having a disciplined approach towards loan management, says steel minister Chaudhary Birender Singh

Steel market conditions bullish but investors not buying it
What may be worrying the Street is the risk of margins coming under pressure if prices do not increase enough to absorb higher costs

This was a year of reform for the real estate sector
Apart from introduction of RERA and Benami Act, the real estate sector also braved GST and demonetization—all positives for the long term, but it hit the segment hard in the near term

Profits from selling a redeveloped house can attract short-term capital gains tax
The rate and final taxability will depend on various factors like individual share, other income and reinvestment into other property or specified bonds

Real estate firms target middle-income buyers
Shapoorji Pallonji, Hiranandani Group and Puravankara Projects have launched middle-income housing projects to tap the sweet spot in real estate

SAIL may return to profit next year, says steel secretary
Stating that SAIL, RINL, NMDC, MOIL and MSTC are well established, steel secretary Aruna Sharma says their vision and action plans are very clear

Steelmakers’ bids for peers facing bankruptcy may draw CCI attention
While consolidation aids the steel sector in terms of pricing power, it may potentially trigger issues of unfair competition, say experts

RERA, GST pull down home loan growth
Home loan growth in April-October fell 32.7% from a year ago, one of the biggest declines in the last five years

PEs, NBFCs move to take more control of real estate projects
Private equity firms and NBFCs are taking more control in real estate projects, tightening underwriting norms and taking stock of the overall financial health of the developer in transactions

Real estate firms may face probe by GST anti-profiteering body
A panel under National Anti-profiteering Authority has received complaints of real estate firms not passing on the benefit of lower taxes under GST regime

India’s steel exports rise in 2017 as China’s plunge
What the slowing of Chinese exports did for Indian steel makers was open up overseas markets that were until now the fiefdom of the Chinese

2017: the year of the Indian homebuyer
Homebuyers were backed by a favourable judiciary and an evidently pro-buyer regulatory regime under the new real estate law—RERA—even as the sector marked its fourth consecutive year of slowing sales

RBI’s housing price index dips marginally

Delhi ranks 7th in most expensive office locations list: Report

With RERA kicking in, NRI interest in Indian realty set to rise

Backed by reforms, affordable housing sector set to take off

Ministry clears building of 5,45,090 affordable houses under PM’s scheme

Delhi-NCR most expensive office location in India

Govt to builders: Don’t hike prices on under-construction flats citing GST

Bombay High Court upholds constitutional validity of RERA

Affordable housing continues to see strong demand: Liases Foras report

Office space leasing drops 7% in 2017

Building on game-changing reforms

Change in carpet area rule may spur housing demand in Karnataka

 Development work in Rohini scheme to be completed soon: DDA

Home sales rise 5% in Jul-Sept on affordable housing boost

Office rentals in key Indian CBDs see sharp quarterly surge: Report

 DDA selects 12,617 applicants to get flats under its housing scheme

Indian office markets amongst most affordable globally: Report

How 2017 kept real estate market on its toes

Novoco introduces Instamix in Indian market