Need For Ethical Conduct In Banks

Need For Ethical Conduct In Banks

Above: Customers at a Bank counter/Photo: UNI As increasing cases of corruption hit the banking sector, it is obvious that many Indians don’t look at...
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Write-offs: no solution for NPA problem

A plea in the apex court to restrain banks from writing off NPAs is timely as the cost for doing so is borne by...
Following IL&FS’ default crisis in September 2018, more than 70 independent director positions lie vacant/Photo: ilfsindia.com

Independent Directorship at IL&FS: Put on Notice

Above: Following IL&FS’ default crisis in September 2018, more than 70 independent director positions lie vacant/Photo: ilfsindia.com Beleaguered IL&FS has seen few takers for the...
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Get a Pie in Commercial Space

In a major step towards financial reform, India’s first REIT will enable investors to own a share in realty projects and bring professionalism, transparency...
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with EPFO pensioners in Lucknow/Photo: UNI

Hike in EPFO Interest Rates: A Baffling Move

Above: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with EPFO pensioners in Lucknow/Photo: UNI It is fiscally imprudent to hike EPFO interest rates to 8.65 percent from...
Jet Airways, India’s second largest carrier, has piled up debts of over Rs 8,500 crore/Photo: UNI

A Swap with No Magic

Above: Jet Airways, India’s second largest carrier, has piled up debts of over Rs 8,500 crore/Photo: UNI The move by banks to take over...

GDP Figures: Gaming the System

Consumption, investment, government spending and exports were all higher under the Manmohan Singh government than under Modi. Yet, somehow, revisions of past GDP numbers...

RBI-Government Ties: Temporary Truce

Above: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses the Central Board of Directors of the RBI. In a meeting on Nov 19, the board acceded to...

India’s Doing Business Index: No Rocket Science

Above: PM Narendra Modi with US business leaders in Washington, DC/Photo: UNI While there is a modest improvement, it is still hard to do business...
In October 2017, a panel set up by the RBI recommended the establishment of a public credit registry to collate all loan info for individuals and corporate borrowers/Photo: UNI

Public Credit Registry: For a Few Pennies More…

Above: In October 2017, a panel set up by the RBI recommended the establishment of a public credit registry to collate all loan info...

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