P Chidambaram said it was "preposterous" to suggest that any member of his family could influence six secretaries of the central government who were part of the FIPB.
A massive search operation was launched by security forces in Pathankot district of Punjab following seizure of a suspicious bag that contained three army uniforms.
NTPC Ltd reported a 25.5 percent fall in quarterly profit after taxes, hurt by higher expenses and a one-off charge on impairment loss on investment.
The Goods and Services Tax, to be rolled out in just over a month, will not only check evasions but also help India evolve as a more tax-compliant society.
British Airways has not blamed any Indian IT firm for the massive flight disruption over the last weekend that hit more than 1,000 flights.
India's GDP numbers for the fiscal 2015-16 and 2016-17 are expected to be revised to 8.3 per cent and 7.6 per cent, respectively, because of new IIP and GDP series,
The Reserve Bank is unlikely to cut rates at its policy review next week but the tone of the statement will be less hawkish than the previous one, Icra said.
Gold prices rose by Rs 100 to Rs 29,350 per 10 grams at the bullion market on increased buying by local jewellers even as the metal weakened overseas.
Floods and landslides in tropical Sri Lanka have killed at least 164 people as a cyclone grew in the Bay of Bengal, churning towards Bangladesh and neighbouring India.