Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: SEBI

NSE’s ex-CEO Chitra Ramkrishna — ‘queen’ of stock markets who invested in blind faith & lost

Ramkrishna was the MD and CEO of NSE between 2013 and 2016. She claimed she had been taking advice from a ‘yogi’ who she had allegedly never met while making business decisions.

Sitharaman asks SEBI to initiate next generation reforms to improve ease of doing business

Sitharaman also asked the watchdog to boost corporate bond market and develop green bond market in context of increasing focus on environment, social and governance (ESG) investments.

Govt files draft papers with SEBI for India’s biggest insurer LIC’s IPO

A portion of the IPO would be reserved for anchor investors. Also, up to 10 per cent of the LIC IPO issue size would be reserved for policyholders.

Retail-trading boom in India stays strong even as foreign investors flee market

Retail investors opened an all-time high of 3.1 crore stock-trading accounts in 2021. The pace quickened to over 30 lakh per month in the last quarter, SEBI data shows.

India doesn’t understand crypto enough to pass regulatory law. Here’s all you need to know

India’s initial policy response was to ban cryptoassets. Now it appears to be moving towards regulating them. But there is no clarity on the contours of the proposed law.

Sebi to tighten norms for utilisation of IPO proceeds, amend mutual fund regulations

The Sebi board also gave its nod for amending Foreign Portfolio Investor regulations and introducing provision for appointing or re-appointing any person, earlier rejected by shareholders.

IPO frenzy pushes SEBI to propose tighter listing rules on investor exit, cash raised

The proposals from SEBI come as the country is set for a record year for IPOs and follow the RBI's decision to impose limits on borrowers seeking to buy shares of a new listing.

Harsh Goenka shares video of Paytm CEO dancing ‘after SEBI approves IPO’, but it’s 3 years old

The video shared by industrialist Goenka had been uploaded on YouTube by a user in 2018. It shows Vijay Shekhar Sharma dancing with Paytm employees.

SC directs SEBI to respond to pleas of NDTV promoters Prannoy, Radhika Roy

The apex court took note of SEBI's statement that they will not take any coercive action against the promoters in the meantime & response to their pleas may be filed in two weeks.

Go Air gets SEBI’s go-ahead for IPO worth Rs 3,600 crore

The airline plans to utilise over Rs 2,015 crore from the IPO proceeds towards pre-payment or scheduled repayment of all or a portion of certain outstanding borrowings.

On Camera


Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.


Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.