Friday, 30 September, 2022

Topic: SEBI

Karvy crisis shows SEBI must clean up or clear out dodgy stock brokers

Now that SEBI has started the clean-up, it must take its broom to the dark crevices. Even the conduct of bigger intermediaries needs closer supervision.

Nilekani or God would know: SEBI chief on Infosys chairman’s remark on company’s accounting

Under fire in the wake of whistleblower complaints on alleged accounting lapses at Infosys, Nandan Nilekani had said company processes were so strong that even God couldn't change the numbers.

SEBI, ED and CBDT – the new hurdles in Modi govt’s war on bad loans

A spate of legal challenges mounted by SEBI, ED & CBDT are derailing a 270-day resolution deadline set by the insolvency law.

Sebi seeks details from IndiGo after promoter Rakesh Gangwal flags governance issues

IndiGo promoter Rakesh Gangwal has accused co-founder Rahul Bhatia and his firms of indulging in some questionable transactions.

SEBI bans mutual funds from signing pacts with stressed companies

The Securities & Exchange Board of India’s ban comes after companies such as Essel Group reached so-called standstill agreements with money managers.

SEBI’s new focus on rating agencies is the first step towards bond market reform

The IL&FS crisis laid bare the problems facing India’s bond markets. Now, there is a need to build deep and liquid markets via regulatory reform.

One mistake cost NSE four years and $158 million

SEBI has punished NSE for 2015 algorithmic scandal. But NSE wasn’t found guilty of intentional wrongdoing & that lifts cloud hanging over its credibility.

Panels, tribunals are framed to ensure post-retirement jobs for judges & IAS officers

Acts that govern SEBI, NGT and the IRDA among others are designed to ensure post-retirement jobs for former judges and civil servants.

SEBI moves to curb excessive speculation by regulating derivatives

The change in rules will be staggered from April to October depending on the market capitalisation of the company.

When SEBI’s image and credibility took a beating because of ‘false reports’

In this excerpt from the book 'A Game Changer's Memoir', ex-SEBI chief G.N. Bajpai revisits the times when, he writes, the Indian media published downright inaccurate and unverified news about the market regulator

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CDS Lt Gen Anil Chauhan has a lot to do. But first, fast track what Gen Bipin Rawat started

The fact that the Narendra Modi government waited nine months to appoint Gen Anil Chauhan as the second CDS shows that it has complete faith and trust in him.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

Eye on indebted cooperatives, Maharashtra sets up asset reconstruction firm, 1st state to do so

Maha ARC Ltd, incorporated Monday with initial capital of Rs 111 crore, will restructure firms under financial distress that have direct links to state govt. RBI yet to issue licence.


Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.