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No silver lining on economy’s dark clouds

No silver lining on economy’s dark clouds

August 21, 2020

Despite various measures announced by the government, there is no sign of any revival in the Indian economy which has continued its sharp decline since March. Inflation continues to rise, job losses spread across sectors and the economy continues to contract.

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New rules for investment and taxes for NRIs

New rules for investment and taxes for NRIs

February 14, 2020

In a move to curb the exploitation of the residency rules to avoid paying taxes, the government has redefined the qualifications which categorises a person as a non-resident Indian (NRI) and target those who enjoy the stateless status through short stays in different countries. A...

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Modi’s myriad challenges

Modi’s myriad challenges

January 9, 2020

After storming into office for a second time with a thumping majority, challenges for Narendra Modi’s government has not wilted in any way. Instead it has taken myriad forms…

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Indian economy: Bold reforms awaited

Indian economy: Bold reforms awaited

August 21, 2019

After a prolonged pause in the first term of Narendra Modi government, expectations are high for the government to finally step back into reform mode and push ahead a series of much-awaited and bold reforms.

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New RBI governor works to untangle mess of urgent issues

New RBI governor works to untangle mess of urgent issues

December 14, 2018

Shaktikanta Das takes charge amidst the clamour about intruding the autonomy of RBI and controversy regarding his educational qualification.

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RBI warns of the increasing rise in bank frauds

RBI warns of the increasing rise in bank frauds

September 7, 2018

The number of fraud cases which averaged 4,500 a year in the past 10 years, increased to 5,835 in 2017-18, according to RBI reports. Public sector banks (PSBs) accounted for 92.9 pc of the amount involved in frauds of more than INR 0.1 million in 2017-18, while private sector ban...

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Mixed signals from Indian economy

Mixed signals from Indian economy

August 30, 2018

The rupee has continued its slide, hitting new lows everyday of this week. However, the stock markets continue to reach new peaks almost everyday. Can the contra movement in these two key indices of the health of economy continue forever?

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The curious case of new bank notes in India

The curious case of new bank notes in India

August 31, 2017

The new INR 50 and INR 200 notes are rolled out to ease transactions says the Reserve Bank of India (RBI); will it really help the common man of India or is it more of a graphical publicity?

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Netizens and their truce with fake news in India

Netizens and their truce with fake news in India

August 22, 2017

A Webaqoof is one who believes every word or information on the Internet and social media to be true is a new 21st century Hinglish dictionary word introduced by Shashi Tharoor, the Congress man known for his pertinent sense of humour.

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1 billion digital transactions in India: NPCI

1 billion digital transactions in India: NPCI

August 8, 2017

Post demonetisation in India, an effort that was initiated to curb the flow of black money; digital transactions have substantially gained prominence in India.

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RBI stops printing INR 2,000 notes

RBI stops printing INR 2,000 notes

July 27, 2017

The Indian economy is reportedly set to see circulation of new currency notes in yet another move to curb black money and also to strike a balance between the circulation of present ones.

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Paul Sheard

Paul Sheard

June 1, 2017

Brexit and Trump are the two main disruptions for 2017, and the world will have to keep an eye out to see how exactly they will react and affect the economy, says Sheard. Paul Sheard, the executive vice president and chief economist at S&P Global, goes deep to find the root c...

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