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Dec 11, 2018
Shaktikanta Das is new head of RBI: Will former bureaucrat be able to get central bank, govt on same page?Shaktikanta Das worked with the government and hence knows how the machinery works which is very important at a time when there is constant dialogue needed between the Central bank and the Finance Ministry.
Jul 31, 2018
Government could name new chief economic advisor this week; but does the regime need a CEA?The problem with advice on economics is that it's more of a recommendation, and while some ideas sound good they may not necessarily be politically feasible, more so in an election year.
May 29, 2018
Economic Affairs Secretary Shubhash Chandra Garg expects lower fuel prices by the end of the weekThe Modi government now needs to identify other sources to finance expenditure that the current excise duty on fuel supports.
May 18, 2018
Currency supply normal across India; all ATMs functioning well, says Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash GargGovernment says ATMs across India are well stocked and there's no cash crunch. But there's no word on a reduction of excise duties on petrol and diesel.
Dec 19, 2017
Government does not maintain any data on virtual currencies like Bitcoin: Pon RadhakrishnanThe minister was replying to a question whether cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoins are used increasingly during the past few years.
Nov 22, 2017
Cabinet approves India's membership for European Bank for Reconstruction and DevelopmentThe membership will increase the scope of cooperation between India and the multilateral institution through co-financing opportunities in manufacturing, services, information technology and energy
Sep 29, 2017
Govt plans Rs 2.08 lakh cr borrowing in Oct-March, sticks to 3.2% fiscal deficit despite pressure to spendAssessment of additional borrowing requirement, if any, would be made in December
May 18, 2017
Government to bring law to confiscate assets of economic offendersThe government is considering to introduce legislative changes or even a new law to confiscate the assets of economic offenders
Nov 17, 2016
Demonetisation: SC agrees to hear Centre's plea seeking stay on proceedings against currency banThe SC agreed to hear a fresh plea of the Centre seeking a stay on the proceedings before various high courts and other courts, apart from the apex court, against its decision to demonetise high denomination currency notes.
Jul 08, 2016
Govt mulling raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicalsThis was the second major reform in the FDI space.