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Why FinMin is worried about fund infusion for 3 insurance firms

Why FinMin is worried about fund infusion for 3 insurance firms

Since no insurance companies share data on their claims with each other, the finance ministry and Irdai suspect that a lot of the resultant claims are duplicates. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ After the Cabinet approved a Rs 2,500-crore infusion into three state-owned general insurance companies on Wednesday, the finance ministry is hoping the additional bill will be far lower than Rs 6,950 crore pencilled in by Budget 2020-21. The CMDs of the three companies, Oriental Insurance, United ..., 1 month ago

Stiff riders for buyers of Air India, BPCL

The government is selling its entire 100 per cent stake in Air India but wants effective control to stay with Indian nationals. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Buyers of loss-making airline Air India and oil firm Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) will not get a free hand to shed excess workforce as the government will build in certain protection to employees in the share sale agreement, DIPAM Secretary Tuhin Kanta Pandey said. Public sector companies often have more people on rolls ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

What shares should you invest in if you had Rs 5 lakh?

Ajit Mishra, vice president, Research, Religare Broking, answers readers' queries on stocks they own or want to buy. Here are his replies to some of the 'buy, sell, hold, avoid or exit?' e-mails that we have received.    If you want his advice on your investments, please mail your questions to with the subject line, 'Stock Market Query', along with your name, and Ajit Mishra will offer his unbiased views. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Rahul Dulani: What ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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RJD contesting Delhi polls in alliance with Congress, declares candidates on four seats

Congress alliance partner in Delhi assembly elections, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), on Monday announced candidates on all the four seats allotted to it. The party in a tweet declared its four candidates - Pramod Tyagi (Burari), Riyazuddin Khan (Kirari), Shakti ...
 Times of India2 months ago

Budget maths won't be hit if oil is below $70

Oil sank to the lowest level in a month after shedding all of its gains from the US-Iran clash as traders waited to see whether any further hostilities will disrupt exports from the East Asia. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ On top of the sustained economic slowdown that the Narendra Modi government has to factor in as it readies the 2020-21 Union Budget, there is also the uncertainty of further flashpoints in West Asia and the resultant impact on crude oil prices. Analysts and ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Inside the toxic world of online trolls

A Molotov cocktail of lies, abuse and bigotry is blowing up social media, discovers Arundhuti Dasgupta, Neha Alawadhi and Romita Majumdar.Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/ Her nightmare never lets up. It makes her shrink in public and weep in private. Her life turned upside down after an abusive boyfriend posted nude photographs of her online. By the time social media moderators took them down, the clips had been viewed several hundred times. Removing them provided no relief either, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Received VRS? How to generate passive income

People who are close to retirement and don't intend to go back to full-time work should deploy a part of their VRS money in equities so that it keeps growing at a faster rate, suggest Bindisha Sarang and Sanjay Kumar Singh. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ As the impact of the economic slowdown hits home, it is fast turning into a season of pink slips. Information technology majors like Cognizant, Infosys and Capgemini have announced retrenchment plans. The automobile sector has witnessed ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Govt set to breach fiscal deficit target

If the fiscal deficit for the year can be maintained at Rs 7.04 trillion, the deficit as a percentage of GDP will slip to 3.44 per cent. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ The first gross domestic product advance estimates for 2019-20, released on Tuesday, showed that nominal GDP is expected to grow 7.5 per cent this fiscal year to Rs 204.42 trillion, compared to 12 per cent to Rs 211-trillion forecast in the last Budget. This implies that theoretically, if the fiscal deficit for the year ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Private cos to generate 7 lakh jobs in 2020: Survey

In 2020, retail and e-commerce sector will lead the table and is expected to generate 112,000 jobs followed by IT & ITeS (105,500), FMCG (87,500), manufacturing (68,900), BFSI (59,700) and healthcare (98,300), the survey said. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ With bullish hiring sentiments, private sector players are likely to create seven lakh jobs and the overall increase in salaries is projected to be around 8 per cent in the New Year, according to a survey. & ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

What Modi may do in 2020

'The brutal violence of the UP government's first response to the anti-CAA protests suggests that the BJP will test drive the NPR/NRC in UP, where it has both a massive majority in the assembly and a chief minister whose instinct for Hindutva extremism and whose appetite for punitive policing allows a prime minister as darkly majoritarian as Modi to appear statesman-like,' notes Mukul Kesavan.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/   The Bharatiya Janata Party's Indian footprint, measured by ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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