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Demonetisation: Govt gives a month for cooperative banks, post offices to deposit old notes with RBI
Business

Demonetisation: Govt gives a month for cooperative banks, post offices to deposit old notes with RBI

Cooperative banks have also been allowed to exchange old currency notes with the RBI, if they had collected these notes by 14 November, the day RBI barred them from dealing in old notes

Narendra Modi speech: Enough of rhetoric; where are the hard numbers on demonetisation gains?
Politics

Narendra Modi speech: Enough of rhetoric; where are the hard numbers on demonetisation gains?

After three months, the demonetisation pain has begun to ease as cash has slowly found its way back. It's time Narendra Modi presented the facts before the public

Feel-good boost: Sensex Budget day gain biggest in last 14 years
Business

Feel-good boost: Sensex Budget day gain biggest in last 14 years

Total market cap of BSE jumped by a sharp Rs 2.41 lakh crore to Rs 114.97 lakh crore on 1 February

Union Budget 2017 is for Bharat, let India take care of itself; is this what Jaitley's thinking?
Business

Union Budget 2017 is for Bharat, let India take care of itself; is this what Jaitley's thinking?

The focus on MSMEs while cutting corporate tax rate could, some argue, enable massive job creation in the economy as the MSME sector has borne the worst impact from cash squeeze post demonetistaion

Budget 2017 highlights: Arun Jaitley scores 10/10 on political messaging ahead of Assembly polls
Politics

Budget 2017 highlights: Arun Jaitley scores 10/10 on political messaging ahead of Assembly polls

A budget isn't merely an account of the government's income-expenditure and planned layout of proposed revenues and spending for the next fiscal.

Full text: Arun Jaitley's Union Budget 2017 focuses on recovery after demonetisation
Business

Full text: Arun Jaitley's Union Budget 2017 focuses on recovery after demonetisation

India will ramp up spending on rural areas, infrastructure and fighting poverty, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said as he unveiled his annual budget on Wednesday, adding the impact on growth from the government's cash crackdown would wear off soon.

Highlights Union Budget 2017-18: Highest ever allocation to MGNREGA at Rs 48,000 crore
Business

Highlights Union Budget 2017-18: Highest ever allocation to MGNREGA at Rs 48,000 crore

India will ramp up spending on rural areas, infrastructure and fighting poverty, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said as he unveiled his annual budget on Wednesday, adding the impact on growth from the government's cash crackdown would wear off soon.

Highlights Union Budget 2017-18: Arun Jaitley's fourth budget is for the poor, abolishes FIPB
Business

Highlights Union Budget 2017-18: Arun Jaitley's fourth budget is for the poor, abolishes FIPB

Addressing Parliament, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley called his fourth budget one for the poor.

Highlights Union Budget 2017-18: Arun Jaitley gives push to rural sector, housing for growth recovery
Business

Highlights Union Budget 2017-18: Arun Jaitley gives push to rural sector, housing for growth recovery

Addressing parliament, Jaitley called his fourth budget one for the poor. Yet, while vowing prudent fiscal management, he also raised his 2017/18 federal deficit target to 3.2 percent of gross domestic product to cover his spending promises.

Note ban: Cash economy dependent rural economy in deep stress as informal lending breaks down
Politics

Note ban: Cash economy dependent rural economy in deep stress as informal lending breaks down

Some farmers and small businesses say the country's informal credit system has ground to a virtual halt, despite government measures to steer more funds to them, including Rs 23,000 crore in crop loans

RBI asks banks to ensure cash supply to rural cooperative banks for ongoing Rabi crop season
India

RBI asks banks to ensure cash supply to rural cooperative banks for ongoing Rabi crop season

According to RBI, it is imperative that farmers are adequately supported financially to ensure unhindered farming operations.

MyGov townhall: Govt to develop 300 villages as growth centres, says PM Modi
India

MyGov townhall: Govt to develop 300 villages as growth centres, says PM Modi

On the eve of Handloom Day, Modi urged 125 crore Indians to use khadi and handloom for 5 percent of their clothing needs.

Budget 2016: Will Jaitley's proposal revive housing demand in metros?
Business

Budget 2016: Will Jaitley's proposal revive housing demand in metros?

Budget 2016-17 has fallen below expectations for the real estate sector

Sensex vaults 777 pts in biggest single-day gain in nearly 7 yrs; investor wealth up Rs 2.52 lakh cr
Business

Sensex vaults 777 pts in biggest single-day gain in nearly 7 yrs; investor wealth up Rs 2.52 lakh cr

As seen in the current year so far, the Sensex has already lost a whopping 12 percent or 3,159 points down on the back of stepped up foreign investor selling and sluggish domestic economic growth

Mr PM, create an NREGA for the urban jobless too, and ignore those suit-boot economists
Economy

Mr PM, create an NREGA for the urban jobless too, and ignore those suit-boot economists

It is imperative now that the government expands it to urban areas, if not in the exact form maybe in some other.

RIP Sharad Joshi: The voice of India's farmers is now silent forever
India

RIP Sharad Joshi: The voice of India's farmers is now silent forever

Joshi shot into limelight when some agitating onion farmers indulged in arson at the Kherwadi railway station in Nashik district about three and a half decades ago.

Why higher govt spending is crucial to contain rural distress
Business

Why higher govt spending is crucial to contain rural distress

If PM Modi doesn't act fast enough, the farm distress is likely to prove to be his Achilles heel.

Govt extends interest subvention but it's a flawed solution for farm woes
Business

Govt extends interest subvention but it's a flawed solution for farm woes

The bottomline is the current funding structure of India’s ailing agriculture sector is flawed primarily due to absence of mechanism to monitor the end-use of the money

Maharashtra clamp down: Govts should remember public banks are not milch cows
Business

Maharashtra clamp down: Govts should remember public banks are not milch cows

According to the report, banks disbursed Rs 1,036 crore loans in Amaravati as against the target of Rs 1,695 crore.