Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Topic: finance

The increase occurred amidst a sensex surge of over 400 points | Shashank Parade/ PTI

Reliance touches $100 billion market cap mark again after 11 years

RIL first crossed the mark in October 2007 when the rupee was at 39.5 to a dollar.
Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis on US & Canada visit looking for investors to make Mumbai a ‘fintech’ hub

Fintech stands for the financial technology sector, which is one of the fastest growing in India.
State bank of India | Commons

India’s bad bank backers are badly wrong

With general elections due next year, the bad bank idea looks like a politically expedient proposal of dubious economic merit. Bad ideas keep retur...
Modi's middle path Budget 2018

Talk Point: Has Modi just delivered a safe, middle path budget in an election year?

Experts weigh in on whether Budget 2018 appears to be reluctant to take big risks in the run-up to the looming national elections.
Arun Jaitley and Amit Shah

The perfect word to describe Arun Jaitley’s budget: Restless

The budget has the fingerprints of a worried, impatient government not as sure of a second term with a clear majority. Thankfully, it isn’t irresponsible.
Indian women and Budget 2018

Gender Budget Statement 2018: Small step for fund allocation, giant leap for lip service

While ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ will get more money than last year, the budget for all other major schemes including Ujjwala has been reduced.
Arun Jaitley

Budget announces Rs 1 lakh crore new funding mechanism for higher education institutes

Scraps grants-in-aid, asks higher education institutes like IITs, IIMs NITs to take soft loans and pay 25 per cent principal.

Off The Cuff with Vijay Shekhar Sharma

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Founder, PayTm Vijay Shekhar Sharma in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and ...
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Off The Cuff with Arun Jaitley

The third edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Hon. Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of India,  Arun Jaitley in conversation with ThePrint Chairman and Editor in Chief Shekhar Gupta.
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Off The Cuff with Ruchir Sharma

The seventh edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets, Morgan Stanley Investment Management & Author of 'The Rise And ...

Modi’s I-Day speech: Should ISRO focus on human spaceflight or refine robotic missions?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech announced a manned mission to space by 2022. This comes over half a century after Americans, Russian...