Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicForeign exchange

Topic: foreign exchange

ED slaps Rs 10,600-crore notice to Flipkart, its founder over alleged forex violations

The show cause notice was issued to 10 people including Flipkart founders Sachin Bansal & Binny Bansal. Flipkart said it's in compliance with Indian laws, including FDI regulations.

ED summons actor Yami Gautam over alleged contravention of foreign exchange law

The case against the 32-year-old actor pertains to transactions of about Rs 1.5 crore deposited in a bank account.

Behind India’s chronic trade deficit, a few ignorant accounting formulas

A persistent and large deficit fails to pressure the dollar upwards, relative to the rupee, resulting in the latter’s overvaluation.

RBI pushed for trading platform to make forex cheaper for retailers. But it benefits banks

RBI allowing banks to charge users a ‘pre-agreed flat fee’ affects its intention of reducing retail cost of buying & selling foreign currencies.

Rupee’s advance seems to be causing some discomfort for RBI

The central bank has announced plans to hold a $5 billion foreign-exchange swap auction for a three-year tenor.

The chances of India being named a currency manipulator are slim

It is highly unlikely that India will be called a manipulator as it has persistently been running current account deficits since 2005.

Chhattisgarh officers bought forex through impersonation and fraud, says ED probe

Additional chief secretary M.K. Raut and OSD P.K. Janawade allegedly acquired $23,380 in the name of 23 persons most of whom didn't even travel with them.

Top Chhattisgarh bureaucrats under ED scanner, carried ‘illegal’ forex on Maldives holiday

ED issues show cause notice to Chhattisgarh addl chief secy M.K. Raut and OSD P.K. Janawade for acquiring foreign exchange worth $13,360 and $10,020...

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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