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NEP's private participation push, disregard for caste and gender show it as little more than echo of past policies
India

NEP's private participation push, disregard for caste and gender show it as little more than echo of past policies

All our education policies have been reflective of Macaulay’s idea of creating a class of people willing to serve a larger authority.

“COVID 19 lockdown increased our hardships” - Voices from the women-led households of Mumbai
India

“COVID 19 lockdown increased our hardships” - Voices from the women-led households of Mumbai

Women informal workers, who are the only earning members of the family, are demanding immediate attention to their issues of unemployment and financial instability.

SEBI comes out with operational framework for transactions in defaulted debt securities, to be implemented from 1 July onwards
Business

SEBI comes out with operational framework for transactions in defaulted debt securities, to be implemented from 1 July onwards

Markets regulator SEBI allowed transactions in defaulted debt securities and put in place operational framework for such transactions

Investors' wealth plunges by Rs 2 lakh cr to Rs 121.74 lakh cr as stock markets snapped a two-day rally
Business

Investors' wealth plunges by Rs 2 lakh cr to Rs 121.74 lakh cr as stock markets snapped a two-day rally

Investor wealth on Friday fell by Rs 2,00,006.26 crore as markets snapped a two-day rally, with the BSE benchmark tumbling 536 points

Finance, bank stocks tumble up to 17.8% after Franklin Templeton MF suddenly closed 6 debt fund schemes
Business

Finance, bank stocks tumble up to 17.8% after Franklin Templeton MF suddenly closed 6 debt fund schemes

Finance and bank stocks tumbled up to 17.8 percent on Friday after Franklin Templeton MF suddenly closed some debt fund schemes

Nirmala Sitharaman announcements on Coronavirus: FM unveils Rs 1.7 lakh crore relief package, gives free LPG, wheat, rice to poor; key takeaways
India

Nirmala Sitharaman announcements on Coronavirus: FM unveils Rs 1.7 lakh crore relief package, gives free LPG, wheat, rice to poor; key takeaways

The Central government on Wednesday unveiled an economic package worth Rs 1.7 lakh crores primarily focussed at the poorest and most vulnerable sections of the society.

Zero-MDR: Is India pioneering a global business model for digital payments?
News & Analysis

Zero-MDR: Is India pioneering a global business model for digital payments?

Historically, digital payments around the world have been driven by the American model defined by card associations.

Could climate change be responsible for the next financial crisis? Yes, says a new report
Business

Could climate change be responsible for the next financial crisis? Yes, says a new report

Banks spent last decade pulling out their economies from 2008 financial crisis, might spend next decade dealing with climate change.

Budget 2020: FinMin likely to push for Rs 25,000-Rs 30,000 cr interim dividend from RBI; to help fiscal deficit slippages
Business

Budget 2020: FinMin likely to push for Rs 25,000-Rs 30,000 cr interim dividend from RBI; to help fiscal deficit slippages

In the past RBI has paid a total Rs 38,000 crore as an interim dividend (Rs 28,000 crore in FY19 and Rs 10,000 crore in FY18)

Soma Roy Burman appointed 24th Controller General of Accounts: 1986-batch ICAS officer has served in Home Affairs, Information and Broadcasting ministries
India

Soma Roy Burman appointed 24th Controller General of Accounts: 1986-batch ICAS officer has served in Home Affairs, Information and Broadcasting ministries

Soma Roy Burman, a 1986-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service Officer, was appointed the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA) on Sunday

RBI imposes Rs 1 cr fine on Janata Sahakari Bank, Rs 25 lakh on Jalgaon Peoples Co-operative Bank for violating IRAC norms
Business

RBI imposes Rs 1 cr fine on Janata Sahakari Bank, Rs 25 lakh on Jalgaon Peoples Co-operative Bank for violating IRAC norms

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a fine of Rs 1 crore on Pune-based Janata Sahakari Bank and Rs 25 lakh on Jalgaon Peoples Co-operative Bank for violating income recognition, advances management and asset classification norms

Narendra Modi govt adds 27 lakh young entrepreneurs to economy, releases Rs 85,000 cr to boost start-ups
Business

Narendra Modi govt adds 27 lakh young entrepreneurs to economy, releases Rs 85,000 cr to boost start-ups

Since April 2019, the government has disbursed the money to 1.65 crore individuals in micro-enterprises sector, which includes 1.9 crore women entrepreneurs, constituting more than 67 percent of new business networks.

Bank of International Settlements will set up 'green bond' funds for central banks
science

Bank of International Settlements will set up 'green bond' funds for central banks

An advisory committee drawn from a global group of central banks had been set up to support the fund.

Climate emergency: India says it can only aspire to implement already promised climate actions
India

Climate emergency: India says it can only aspire to implement already promised climate actions

UN chief has asked world leader to make concrete plans intensify actions as emission around the world continue to rise.

Reliance Capital posts four-fold jump in June quarter profit at Rs 1,218 cr on higher income; total assets stand at Rs 79,207 cr
Business

Reliance Capital posts four-fold jump in June quarter profit at Rs 1,218 cr on higher income; total assets stand at Rs 79,207 cr

Total assets of Reliance Capital stood at Rs 79,207 crore as on June 30, 2019 as against Rs 83,973 crore a year ago.

Sensex tanks over 418 points due to intense selling in banking, finance and metal stocks amid Kashmir uncertainty
Business

Sensex tanks over 418 points due to intense selling in banking, finance and metal stocks amid Kashmir uncertainty

After cracking over 700 points in day trade, the 30-share index pared losses to close at 36,699.84, still down by 418.38 points, or 1.13 percent

Sensex snaps 6-session falling streak, ends 52 points higher; Yes Bank, Bajaj Finance major gainers
Business

Sensex snaps 6-session falling streak, ends 52 points higher; Yes Bank, Bajaj Finance major gainers

After a choppy session, the 30-share Sensex ended 51.81 points or 0.14 percent higher at 37,882.79.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha passes amended UAPA Bill, Karnataka political crisis, GDP debate; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha passes amended UAPA Bill, Karnataka political crisis, GDP debate; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha passes amended UAPA Bill, Karnataka political crisis and the possibilities concerning government formation in the state, GDP debate; today's must-read stories

LS passes Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill for improved road safety provisions; RS nod to Finance, Appropriation bills
India

LS passes Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill for improved road safety provisions; RS nod to Finance, Appropriation bills

The Lok Sabha passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Tuesday and began discussion on the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019. The Rajya Sabha gave its nod to the Finance (No 2) Bill and Appropriation (No 2) Bill and saw the tabling of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019