This is Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s last chance: the 2018-19 Union Budget, scheduled for February 1, will be Jaitley’s fifth Budget. With the Lok Sabha
As the BJP and Congress internalise the lessons of the 2017 Gujarat assembly election, two questions arise. First, how will Prime Minister Narendra Modi calibrate
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Yes, it is important for the government to be seen to be responsive to serious fraud at public sector banks, especially in the current, politically
The economy grew at 7.2% in the October-December quarter, the fastest pace of growth we have seen in a little over a year. The positive
Filing complaints against companies for not passing on the benefits of tax reduction under the goods and services tax (GST) regime is to become simpler.
Two features about non-performing assets (NPAs) deserve exploration. First, prevailing impressions about banks and NPAs, such as: Large borrowers are primarily responsible for non-performing loans;
As part of the government’s effort to strengthen oversight of the audit profession, the Union Cabinet on Thursday paved the way for an independent regulator,
Some banks are demanding 110% margin from importers, says industry body Call it the PNB scam fallout. Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are facing
A day after the Central Statistics Office’s data confirmed that the Indian economy was firmly on the road to recovery, with annual growth in gross
Poorly regulated private banks are even more prone to scams and failure, as the financial sector is rife with information asymmetries and market imperfections. Eminent
Most health insurance policies in India have a clause that excludes “genetic disorders” as grounds for mediclaim reimbursement. On Monday, the Delhi High Court ruled
Before this year’s budget, the Economic Survey had suggested that economic management would be challenging in the coming year. Amid the negative sentiment because of
It’s hard to cheer a recovery when you shouldn’t have had anything to recover from in the first place.(Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg) The Indian economy has been
State Bank of India posted its first quarterly loss in 17 years in the three months through December 31, partly due to a decline in
The problem of shortage of judges is becoming more and more acute, with vacancies in the country’s higher judiciary increasing by the month. There never