Economy / Finance

What is black money, and why is it so difficult to quantify it?

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - Bureau Chief India July 19, 2019

What are the means the government can take to evaluate unaccounted pay? 

The story up until this point: The Standing Committee on Finance as of late turned out with ...

FM Nirmala Sitharaman's next stop to assess tax situation to be Varanasi

Posted on Sunday August 18, 2019

Sitharaman is keen on gaining ground-level feedback from both tax officers and taxpayers.

Exports up 2.25 per cent in July; trade deficit narrows to four-month low

Posted on Wednesday August 14, 2019

Oil imports dived 22.15% to $9.60 billion in July from $12.33 billion in a year-ago period.

RBI allows fintech companies, financial institutions to set up regulatory sandbox

Posted on Tuesday August 13, 2019

The RBI said the RS fosters 'learning by doing' on all sides and regulators obtain first-hand empirical evidence on the benefits and risks of emerging technologies and their implications.

Budget scheme for liquidity support to NBFCs rolls out

Posted on Tuesday August 13, 2019

The government has notified the scheme promised in the Budget that will throw NBFCs a Rs 1 lakh crore lifeline.

Poorer states score big in GST mop-up

Posted on Tuesday August 13, 2019

Government officials said full impact is visible this year as the settlement of Integrated GST is happening regularly, unlike last year when it was delayed.

Rs 3 trillion of capital infusion only helped PSBs trim losses, not drive credit supply: India Ratings

Posted on Thursday August 08, 2019

During this period only FY19 and FY18, bank credit grew in double-digits (13.24 percent in FY19), while in FY17, the credit supply was at five decadal low of 4.6 percent.

Government eyes Rs 3 lakh crore by public sector transmission lines, telecom towers, gas pipelines & airports

Posted on Thursday August 08, 2019

Niti Aayog has drawn up a list of assets that can be sold including towers of BSNL & MTNL.

RBI cuts risk weight on consumer credit to 100%, credit cards

Posted on Wednesday August 07, 2019

The central bank said guidelines in this regard would be issued by the end of August.

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray gives support to South Mumbai fishmongers

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - Bureau Chief India July 19, 2019

What is black money, and why is it so difficult to quantify it?

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - Bureau Chief India July 19, 2019

Nadeem Saifi and his unique piece Dilbar win billions of heart

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - State Bureau Chief - Maharashtra July 01, 2019

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, six top sangh leaders join Twitter - Read Now

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - State Bureau Chief - Maharashtra July 01, 2019

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Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - State Bureau Chief - Maharashtra July 01, 2019

Super 30, featuring Hrithik Roshan and Mrunal Thakur, is set to hit screens on July 12, 2019.

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - State Bureau Chief - Maharashtra July 01, 2019

One Minute It Was an Afghan Wedding. The Next, a Funeral for 63.

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

In Afghanistan’s protracted war, weddings have provided a rare respite from the violence. On Saturday, a bomber took away even that.

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Police Ban in Show of Strength After Tumult

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

After days of violence and warnings from the Chinese government, organizers estimated at least 1.7 million people had turned out, making it the second- largest march of the protests.

Women Are Fleeing Death at Home. The U.S. Wants to Keep Them Out.

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

Violence against women is driving an exodus of migrants from Central America, but the Trump administration is determined to deny them asylum.

India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants. Muslims Are Afraid.

Posted on Sunday August 18, 2019

Four million people in one state are at risk of being denied citizenship in a government campaign critics say is driven by a Hindu nationalist agenda.

Teenage Brides Trafficked to China Reveal Ordeal: ‘Ma, I’ve Been Sold’

Posted on Saturday August 17, 2019

With women far outnumbered by men in China, some Chinese men are importing wives from neighboring countries, and using force to do so.