Do away with farm loan waivers: Raghuram Rajan
Only a subset of farmers get loans, It often goes to the best connected not most poorly off, said Rajan.
View: Next govt must have single-minded focus, revive private investment
Policy urgently needs to reduce the “effective” cost of labour by ch...
Pledged share sale: Reliance Power drags Edelweiss group to High Court, but gets no relief
A single judge bench headed by KR Shriram refused ...
Finance Commission sets up experts panel for advise on its ToR
Some southern states have criticised the Terms of Reference (ToR) saying progressive states would lose revenue if 2011 census was taken as base for devolution of central funds.
Rupee at record low puts RBI under pressure to curb market rout
Here are some conventional and some not-so usual measures policy makers may consider.
D-Street raises a toast to RBI’s surprise rate hike
Led by banks, the Sensex jumped over 275 points, ending a three-day losing streak.
Supply reforms, not stimulus will revive economy: JP Morgan
“Economy is in the midst of an adverse supply shock. Countering this with a fiscal stimulus will only further accentuate external imbalances,” JP Morgan said.
Pledged share sale: Mumbai HC gives a mouthful to Anil Ambani firm, says petition 'smacks of deceit'
The sharp words came from judge KR Shriram of the Bombay High Court while hearing a Rs 2,700-crore defamation suit filed by Reliance Power.
Growth back in RBI’s 'vocabulary': What experts say
The rate-setting MPC was unanimous in shift in stance, which voted 4-2 in favour of a lower rate.
Budget 2016: Economists back relaxing fiscal deficit targets to push public spending
There has been rising support for relaxing fiscal consolidation targets to step up public spending on infrastructure after the mid-year review of the economy.
Real estate projects to get only 1-year deadline extension
"The one-year deadline cannot be allowed to be extended as builders would take advantage of such leeway and the vexed issue of delay in completion of projects will continue."
Financial bodies agree with Raghuram Rajan’s policy stance
StanChart Bank’s Ananth Narayan said Rajan's unwavering inflation focus was the right way ahead, and called the policy prudent.
RBI policy: Rate cut is not in focus this time around; something else is
Minutes from RBI’s February 7-8 policy review suggested that the central bank was worried about a slowdown in bank credit to industry.
Indian inflation likely to rise, interest rates won't, economists say
The RBI's MPC at its meeting in October expressed concern about rising inflation.
RBI governor Raghuram Rajan to switch hats with students
The first bi-monthly policy for FY17 will coincide with the final rounds of the 'Reserve Bank of India Policy Challenge'.
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