Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: Debts

Modi govt ‘assures timely transfer of capex funds’ as states decry reduced borrowing capacity

States worried over Centre slashing their funds, which could be used for capital creation, by considering liabilities of state entities while determining net borrowing capacity.

India’s external debt rises 2.1% to $570 billion till March-end 2021

Reserves to external debt ratio increased to 101.2% from 85.6% during the same period, consolidating India's position as a net creditor to the world, the finance ministry said.

RBI announces Rs 50,000 cr special liquidity facility for mutual funds

India's debt markets have been reeling under the coronavirus lockdown, prompting risk-averse investors to dump assets and worsening liquidity in some corporate bond trading.

NHAI’s soaring debt poses hurdle to Modi’s $5 trillion GDP goal

Restricting road-building risks imperilling Modi’s target to make India a $5 trillion economy as roads are necessary for socio-economic development.

RBI has begun monetary policy easing, it must now focus on financial sector reforms

RBI has to improve monetary policy transmission & undertake reforms like setting up public debt management agency & boosting bond market infrastructure.

New debt worries push borrowing costs of NBFCs to record highs

Access to funds will, in turn, become more expensive for a range of businesses at a time when economic activity is already teetering.

Modi’s borrowing plan wasn’t the only piece of bad news this budget

Global funds see more pain for India’s debt as budget math weighs

More pain in store for rupee as India braces for external headwinds

While foreign currency debt has zoomed, various external vulnerability indicators paint a rather mixed picture, according to RBI's annual report.

On Camera


Representative image: Popular face serums | Pixabay

Vit C serums to laser hair removal—DIY skincare on Instagram can be lethal for your skin

The Instagram algorithm complements brands’ targeted marketing so you see the products you’re most likely to buy. But the outcomes of DIY skin treatment are different.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.