Sunday, 16 December, 2018


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Apple’s got a ‘Netflix for magazines’ now but publishers aren’t jumping with...

Apple is preparing to relaunch Texture, an app it agreed to buy in March that offers unlimited access to about 200 magazines.
Shaktikanta Da

Indian bonds rally amid hope of dovish monetary policy as new RBI chief takes charge

The new RBI chief Shaktikanta Das comes in at a time when inflation is trending lower in India amid an easing in food and energy costs.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses the media at his office, in New Delhi, Monday

Increased formalisation of economy can double the number of income tax payers: Jaitley

Arun Jaitley said that 6.86 crore I-T returns have been filed in 2018, it is expected to go up to 7.6 crore before the present government completes its term. 
Shaktikanta Das

Reading the mind of the new RBI Governor, one tweet at a time

Shaktikanta Das has served under the Modi government but civil servants appointed to the post of RBI governor don't always toe the line. 
File photo of Shaktikanta Das | Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

RBI chief Shaktikanta Das faces a long to-do list in new job

Das’s first test comes on Friday when the RBI board is due to meet.
RBI building

China’s central bank is moving in the right direction. The same can’t be said about RBI

India can burn through as many central bankers as it wishes, but unless politicians let the Reserve Bank of India do its job, the economic setup will fall short of the nation's aspirations.
File photo of Urjit Patel | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

How Urjit Patel spent his last days as RBI governor taking fire from Modi govt

Urjit Patel’s unceremonious exit marked the culmination of a power struggle that had been raging behind the scenes for more than a year.

Shaktikanta Das, the man who spearheaded demonetisation, is new RBI governor

A retired IAS officer, Shaktikanta Das was economic affairs secy during demonetisation, and faces a host of challenges left behind by Urjit Patel.
Shaktikanta Da

Shaktikanta Das named new RBI Governor

A day after Urjit Patel's surprise resignation as RBI governor, the government appointed former finance ministry official Shaktikanta Das for a three-year tenure.
RBI logo displayed on a gate at the central bank's headquarters in New Delhi | Bloomberg/Bloomberg

What’s next for India’s central bank after Patel era ends

In a way, it gives the Modi government the opportunity to do what it wants.

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.