North Block
Opinion  /  Published 20.09.19

Questions about the Central Vista overhaul

The Central Public Works Department of the Government of India has recently issued a Notice Inviting Bids from National/International Design and Planning Firms for Appointment of a Consultant for comp...
By A.G.K. Menon in

India  /  Published 03.08.19

Silence at the top, rumours fly on Kashmir

The central government’s silence on recent developments related to Jammu and Kashmir has set North Block abuzz with rumours, from the trifurcation of the state to revocation of Article 35A and delim...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.06.19

Chouhan uneasy with new role

Not all glad tidings bring joy. The former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, was flooded with greetings on being appointed the chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s new member...
By The Telegraph in

Business  /  Published 21.02.19

Funds prop for weak banks

North Block will infuse some Rs 48,239 crore in a dozen public sector banks to give them the minimum funds they need to improve their capital buffer and possibly come out of the Reserve Bank of India...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 10.02.19

Centre stares at IDBI crisis as losses surge and LIC bleeds

North Block is worried the continued losses suffered by IDBI Bank and the erosion of LIC’s investment in the lender, made at its insistence, may force it to eventually step in with rescue capital or...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 22.01.19

GST collections shadow over budget

By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.01.19

Promise of ‘sixers’ ahead of budget

It is fast turning into a silly season for jumlas as the Modi government buckles down for what law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has promised will be a flurry of sixers in the “slog overs” ahead of...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 25.12.18

Govt push for local arbitration centre

North Block is pushing for the passage of a bill to set up an international arbitration hub in India after facing several reverses in global arbitration tribunals.Top officials said the government is ...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 11.12.18

Govt to go slow on key clause

Das is, however, used to the older regime where the RBI governor is no mere chairman or CEO of the central bank but a constitutional authority, North Block officials pointed out.“It will have to be ...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.11.18

Govt lists terms to end tiff with RBI

By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi


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