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Nov 19, 2014
Jan Dhan may get Modi into Guinness book, but duplicate accounts will burden banksIn the absence of a careful approach, as the RBI highlighted, 7.5 crore zero-balance accounts will become a liability to the system
Nov 15, 2014
Jan Dhan plus DBT is a winner; over 3 years, it won't be a back-breaker for banksIn a worst-case scenario, the Jan Dhan Yojana could cost banks or the govt upto Rs 13,500 crore annually. But once more subsidies are moved to direct transfers and bank accounts, it will break even
Nov 14, 2014
Indo-US WTO deal buys us time; but we need to reform manufacturing and food subsidiesThe Indo-US WTO deal allows us more time to fix our food subsidy issue, but signing the TFA means we have to spruce up our manufacturing sector fast.
Jul 24, 2014
India won't back WTO protocol unless food subsidy concerns addressedIndia will not support a trade protocol ahead of a July 31 deadline unless concerns about its food subsidies are met, two senior government officials said on Wednesday, a position that threatens to derail a landmark global trade deal.
Oct 08, 2013
Need to improve investor sentiment, CAD will come under control: RajanThe RBI is confident of India's Current Account Deficit (CAD) coming under control and of the country's trade numbers being healthy this month, Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said in an interview with CNBC-TV18 today.
Mar 02, 2013
Budget 2013 math is going out of the window alreadyThe subsidy bill is beginning to look very suspicious. The fertiliser minister has already said this year's subsidies are out of alignment with requirements
Sep 14, 2012
Why the diesel hike will not even dent the fiscal deficitDespite the diesel price hike, the subsidy burden in the budget is not going to come under control. Without further steps, there is no fiscal nirvana
Mar 05, 2012
Budget 2012 must merge NREGA with Food security to cut subsidyEconomists are keeping their fingers crossed on what lies ahead. But their prescriptions are clear: fiscal consolidation, energy pricing reforms, and rationalisation of subsidies.