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Will the RBI Governor’s letter make a difference?
RBI governor’s New Year missive to RBI staff promises radical change, but the odds seem to be...
RBI, RBI governor, Raghuram Rajan, Supreme Court, DN Ghosh, No Regrets, Niira Radia, VP Singh, L&T, Reliance Industries, corporate debt restructuring schemes
SEBI top management is focused on its entitlements, guarding its turf, it has little...
SEBI, bureaucracy, SEBI chairmen, WTM, RBI, MCX, DEA, Central Vigilance Commission, UK Sinha, RK Padmanabhan,
Landmark judgement will have a far-reaching impact in making other regulators also more...
Supreme Court, RBI, CIC, NABARD, RTI, Madhavpura Bank, RTI Act, Shailesh Gandhi
Listing alone will bring about transparency and throw some light on their costs,...
BSE, NSE, SEBI, FMC, MCX, RTI, ESOP, Stock Exchanges, Bimal Jalan committee
The big comeback of Maggi will be met by Baba Ramdev’s whole-wheat noodles. Will we witness a...
FSSAI, Noodle, Maggi, Baba Ramdev, whole-wheat noodles, Patanjali Atta Noodles, Patanjali
The Parliamentary committee on Finance turns its spotlight on multi-state cooperative...
Chain-money Schemes, Ponzis schemes, money circulation schemes, MLM schemes, pyramid schemes, parliamentary standing committee, Veerappa Moily, department of financial services, Sahara, Saradha, Alchemist, City Limouzine, QNet, SEBI
Regulation required to stop the harassment of those who have invested in retirement...
Retirement Homes, Old age homes, aged parents, senior citizens, Health care.
No focus on stock markets and other money-laundering machines   After all the noisy...
black money, Narendra Modi, SIT, SEBI, UK Sinha, MCA, income-tax,NDA government, Cricket betting, ODIs, LTCG
Unless RBI keeps a hawk-like eye on how the loans are restructured well-meaning efforts could...
RBI, bad loans, NPAs, SS Mundra, AIBEA, Raghuram Rajan, Reliance, Mukesh Ambani,  Vivek Kaul, CH Venkatachalam,
The government is trying its best to fund the unfunded, but to implement it successfully, it...
Narendra Modi, Modi sarkar, PMJDY, Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, PMMY, Small Industries Development Bank of India, Make in India, Bandhan Bank,
There is much that we certainly did not expect from the Modi sarkar   “We had an...
Narendra Modi, Modi sarkar, PMJDY, Rahul Bajaj, NITI Aayog, Make in India, Digital India, smart cities, Swachch Bharat, black money, GST, Aadhaar, Dr Subramaniam Swamy, Beti Bachao
While Indians will face the consequences of a draconian law, ‘foreign money’ gets to hide as...
black money, P Notes, Prof R Vaidyanathan, IIM Bengaluru, SEBI, RBI, KYC, UK Sinha,
Once again, the SC’s judicial activism shines a light on corruption, apathy and cronyism that...
Supreme Court, Lodha committee, Lalit Modi, IPL, Gurunath Meiyappan, Raj Kundra, Chennai, Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, BCCI, ED, Vijay Mallya, Sahara, Subrata Roy,
Time to frame some rules for Ubers and Flipkarts in the interest of...
e-commerce, e-tailers, FSSAI, Maggi noodles, BigBasket, PayTM, Olacabs, Uber, Flipkart, Snapdeal,
The PM’s apparent lack of respect for institutions like CVC, CIC, FTII etc. and those who...
Narendra Modi, Lalit Modi,Shushma Swaraj, Vasundhara Raje, IPL, NDA, UPA, Manmohan Singh, Vyapam scam, Ram Naresh Yadav, public sector banks, CVC, CIC, FTII, Gajendra Chauhan, Censor Board
The Essar Diaries are a peek into a sordid story of crony capitalism, first leeching off...
Essar, Essar diaries, Essar group, Essar Steel, petroleum ministry, 2G scandal, Ravi Ruia, Anshuman Ruia,  Loop Mobile, CPIL
Modi Sarkar’s laudable social schemes need to guard against several pitfalls   The...
Narendra Modi, Modi Sarkar, NDA, Jan Dhan Yojana, Jeeven Jyoti,  Jeevan Suraksha, PMJDY, APVVU, Aadhaar,
Arbitrary and discretion-based policies bedevil the aviation sector   The Indian...
aviation sector, Dr Subramanian Swamy, SpiceJet deal, Narendra Modi, CBI,  Kalanithi Maran, SEBI, Maran brothers, Ajay Singh, Jet-Etihad, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, CAG
The urban middle class, the rural folk and businessmen are all getting...
Narendra Modi, Modi sarkar, JanDhan Yojana, Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, Aadhaar, Niti Aayog, Mudra Bank, RuPay Card, Land Acquisition Bill, RBI, SEZ
If the generation of black money is not curbed, the new law will be just another amnesty...
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