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Govt notifies norms for composite cap on overseas investment

Jul 30, 2015

Govt notifies norms for composite cap on overseas investment

Under the modified norms, all types of direct and indirect overseas investments, whether portfolio or FDI, will be subject to a composite foreign investment cap for that particular sector. #ICICI Bank #FDI #Yes Bank #HDFC Bank #PolicyWatch #Kotak Mahindra Bank #Overseas investment #Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds
Taking a home loan? This is how dual financing by banks might hurt you

Jul 28, 2015

Taking a home loan? This is how dual financing by banks might hurt you

The problem is that while the urban cooperative banks are not allowed to carry out dual financing, there is nothing that stops scheduled commercial banks from doing the same. #RBI #Federal Reserve #PolicyWatch #Paul Volcker #Home Loans #SARFESAI Act #Dual financing
Govt mulls capping airfares to curb predatory pricing ways

Jul 23, 2015

Govt mulls capping airfares to curb predatory pricing ways

In recent times, concerns have been expressed in various quarters, including by parliamentarians, over steep fluctuations in airfares. #air india #PolicyWatch #DGCA #Civil aviation #airfares #Mahesh Sharma
RS panel places GST bill before House, Jaitley hopes Congress won't make irresponsible decision

Jul 23, 2015

RS panel places GST bill before House, Jaitley hopes Congress won't make irresponsible decision

Jaitley said Congress has given its dissent note against the wish of traders who are demanding implementation of GST due to which the country's GDP will increase. #Economy #GDP #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #PolicyWatch #GST #Indirect tax
Germanwings impact: DGCA may make psychometric tests for pilots mandatory

Jul 18, 2015

Germanwings impact: DGCA may make psychometric tests for pilots mandatory

An official quoted earlier said that some Indian airlines already conduct psycho tests of their cockpit crew and use various techniques to gather information. #air india #IndianAirForce #SpiceJet #IndiGo #PolicyWatch #DGCA #ICAO #Germanwings crash
UGC asks universities to avoid content promoting terrorism

Jul 17, 2015

UGC asks universities to avoid content promoting terrorism

The UGC's recommendation is in line with the Administrative Reforms Commission's 8th report on combating terrorism. #Terrorism #Education #PolicyWatch #UGC #Mass communication and journalism
Composite cap on FDI to remove confusion among investors, says Sitharaman

Jul 17, 2015

Composite cap on FDI to remove confusion among investors, says Sitharaman

Sitharaman said the government is taking several steps to attract investments. #FDI #Nirmala Sitharaman #PolicyWatch #FII #Composite cap
Number crunch in Rajya Sabha forces Modi to rely on states for land reform

Jul 17, 2015

Number crunch in Rajya Sabha forces Modi to rely on states for land reform

Having staked so much capital on an unpopular issue, Modi risks losing the initiative to the opposition and fuelling perceptions that his reform plans are not necessarily going to improve the lot of India's 1.27 billion people. #Politics #Economy #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PolicyWatch #Land Bill #Jyotiraditya Scindia