Sunday, 16 December, 2018


A bus conductor displays Indian bank rupee notes for a photograph in Coonoor

Nepal bans use of 2000, 500 and 200 Indian rupee banknotes

The Nepalese information and communications ministry said Indian currency notes higher than Rs 100 were illegal in the country. Kathmandu: The Nepal governme...

India’s growth not leading to jobs, farm loan waivers don’t help poor – Raghuram Rajan

Rajan said he & a group of economists wanted to highlight what needs to be done for economy as political parties were setting platforms for polls.
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Monsoon session of Parliament | PTI

Piyush Goyal slams RBI under Urjit Patel — one cannot have power without being responsible

Union minister Piyush Goyal lashes out at move by RBI under Urjit Patel to change norms of the prompt corrective action for banks.
Representational image | Ruhani Kaur/Bloomberg

DLF sees only listed developers surviving India’s cash crunch

‘Weaker balance sheets are going to fall off’
A giant cut-out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi installed at Ashok Road | Ravi Choudhary/ Getty Images

2019 round the corner, Modi govt pushes back rollout of new GST return forms

Modi govt does not want to hurt its core voter base of traders and businessmen, so the process may be pushed to July 2019 or after.
File photo of Raghuram Rajan, former RBI governor | David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Loan waivers & lending targets for banks are signs of lazy govt, Raghuram Rajan says

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has also urged all political parties to come together and agree to shun farm loan waivers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Buenos Aires for the G20 Summit | PTI

PM Modi’s foreign trips cost taxpayers more than Rs 2,000 crore

The cost of Modi's 84 foreign trips includes the maintenance of Air India One & setting up a secure hotline.
File photo Shaktikanta Das | PTI photo

Shaktikanta Das expected to play it safe at his first RBI board meeting tomorrow

RBI board is likely to sign off on terms of reference of the committee that will look into the issue of transfer of surplus RBI reserves.

Indian markets upbeat after dip in inflation, appointment of new RBI chief

Shaktikanta Das' views that inflation is benign has given economists hopes that the RBI may lower interest rates.
File photo Shaktikanta Das

The ‘palace intrigue’ RBI’s new chief Shaktikanta Das will have to watch over his shoulder

Subramanian Swamy had alleged in 2016 that Shaktikanta Das was involved in a shady land deal in Chennai.

Modi’s BJP is not just Congress + cow, but it is Congress + cow + Indira Gandhi

Young Indians bought new hope & optimism of Brand Modi in 2014. Now they're confused & angry as BJP government turns out to be Indira-era Congress, plus a cow.