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DeMo might not have been a success after all: Raghuram Rajan
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DeMo might not have been a success after all: Raghuram Rajan

'The RBI risks becoming dangerously weakened, as successive governments and finance ministers have misunderstood its role'. Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan has reiterated his concerns over the bureaucracy impinging on the powers of the central bank. He has also said it should be made clear that the RBI chief is not just another bureaucrat.   “There is a danger in keeping the position (of the RBI governor) ill defined, because the constant effort of the ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Aadhaar Act contravenes right to life and personal liberty

Aadhaar-related schemes and the Aadhaar Act exist on the assumption that Right to Privacy is not a Fundamental Right. The SC's verdict has totally demolished this flawed assumption, says Dr Gopal Krishna. The fourth in a 7-part series. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com.   Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, had written in 1787 that 'if once people become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, Congress and assemblies, judges and governors shall become ...
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Freedom Files: The real plotters behind the feudal lords

While many of the Princes were British stooges and oriental despots, it was their Dewans who front ran operations against the populace. The sum of all fears was what the Dewans played on, keeping the pot boiling at all times The diabolical and even ...
 The Financial Chronicle6 days ago
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Kerala to raise Rs 10,000 cr from NRKs to fund 2 highways

Mumbai: The Pinarayi Vijayan-led Left Front government in Kerala is tapping the cash-rich expats from the state to mop up Rs 10,000 crore to finance major infrastructure projects by launching an NRK bond called Pravasi Chitti (chits for the expats). The chits ...
 Mathrubhumi1 week ago

How Aadhaar promotes a digital caste system

The linking of biometric UID/Aadhaar number to all public services makes “We, the People of India” worse than slaves, says Dr Gopal Krishna. The second in a 7-part series. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com.   While adding some 24-page-long words of concurrence with the opinions of Justices Chelameswar, SA Bobde, Rohinton Fali Nariman and Dr DY Chandrachud in the verdict of  August 24, 2017, on the right to privacy, Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre refers to 'We, the ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Nawaz Sharif re-elected PML-N president

Islamabad, Oct 3 (IANS) Pakistan's ruling PML-N on Tuesday re-elected ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as its chief months after the country's top court disqualified him from holding any public office, party officials said. Sharif's election came hours ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

TCS, ONGC, Rcom Share Price, SBI Life Insurance Listing & Other Top Cues in Action Today

Posted by Equitymaster Indian share markets closed the previous session on a flat note. At the closing bell last week, the BSE Sensex stood higher by 1 point and the NSE Nifty closed higher by 20 points (up 0.2%). The BSE Mid Cap index ended the day up by ...
 Equitymaster.com2 weeks ago
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Help is at hand for 'GST-afflicted exporters'

A corpus of Rs 20,000-30,000 crore is under consideration, to narrow the input tax credit cycle and facilitate their working capital requirements. The government is mulling a dedicated fund to expedite timely refund of taxes paid on input for export, to address liquidity woes of exporters under the new goods and services tax (GST) regime. A corpus of Rs 20,000-30,000 crore is under consideration, to narrow the input tax credit cycle and facilitate their working capital requirements.   ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Fast-track GST refund, else Rs 65K cr may be stuck: Exporters  Deccan Herald1 month ago

After small savings, EPF set to fetch less returns

The pension fund savings of salaried class employees is set to get less return from this year as the Employees Provident Fund is considering lowering interest rates by about 25 basis points. The provident fund savings, which get 8.65% at present, may fetch ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Sitharaman has a lot to do

'She has to get the funds, cut through bureaucratic flab, speed up modernisation, ensure planned acquisitions stick to timelines, make organisational changes and ensure the military is capable of performing the task that it is given,' says Brigadier S K Chatterjee (retd). The spotlight is on Nirmala Sitharaman. She has already shattered the glass ceiling and India has its first woman defence minister in saddle. The obvious question is what are her likely priorities as she settles down in the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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