Business  /  Published 03.04.21

India’s credit profile improves: Crisil

Credit rating agencies have started handing out more credit upgrades to companies than downgrades after the third quarter ended December 31 showed a feeble 0.4 per cent growth amid early signs of stre...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 25.03.21

Budget session ends early

Lok Sabha was on Thursday adjourned sine die, bringing the nearly two-month long Budget session to an end. The session started on January 29 and was originally slated to end on April 8 but several me...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.03.21

Education and the budget

The year, 2020, will be remembered not only for the global pandemic but also for the National Education Policy. When NEP-2020 was announced, it was clear that heavy financial resources would be needed...
By Sanjeev Rai in

Business  /  Published 17.03.21

Bad bank by month-end

The proposed bad bank — the asset reconstruction company (ARC) proposed in the budget — will reportedly be formed by the end of this month. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announc...
By Our Bureau in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 17.03.21

Cabinet clears DFI plan

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 16.03.21

Insurance strike after 2-day bank shutdown

Employees of public sector insurance companies, including LIC and four public sector general insurers, are set to up the ante against the government move to divest LIC and privatise a general insuranc...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 15.03.21

Two-day bank strike begins

Banking operations across the country could be impacted on Monday and Tuesday as the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) has given a call for a nationwide strike to protest against the proposed privati...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 15.03.21

Perils of inflation targeting shift

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan on Sunday cautioned that “drastic changes” in India’s monetary policy framework can upset the bond market as the current system has helped to conta...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.03.21

Hit the brakes: election-oriented budget

In her budget speech, the Union finance minister talked about highway projects in the election-bound states of West Bengal, Kerala and Tamil Nadu for which Rs 25,000 crore, 65,000 crore and 1,03,000 c...
By Nitya Nanda in

India  /  Published 09.03.21

RS session halted over rising fuel prices

  Rajya Sabha proceedings were on Tuesday adjourned for about 40 minutes after opposition parties led by the Congress insisted on a discussion on record high petrol and diesel prices. Oppositio...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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