WHY A RATE CUT WON’T HELP LOWER LENDING RATES

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-04-05 WHY A RATE CUT WON’T HELP LOWER LENDING RATES Relevant for: Indian Economy | Topic: Issues relating to Growth & Development – Banking, NPAs and RBI Delay in norms:As final norms have not been issued, the new external benchmark scheme is not yet in place.V.V. Krishnan With the first…

HITTING THE REGULATOR

Source : www.indianexpress.com Date : 2019-04-03 HITTING THE REGULATOR Relevant for: Indian Economy | Topic: Issues relating to Growth & Development – Banking, NPAs and RBI © 2019 The Indian Express Ltd. All Rights Reserved On Tuesday, the Supreme Court struck down the circular issued by the RBI on February 12, 2018, which directed banks…

NOTE BAN TRIGGERS RECORD 14-TIMES HIGH GENERATION OF SUSPICIOUS TRANSACTION REPORTS LINKED TO TAX CRIMES: FIU

Source : www.economictimes.indiatimes.com Date : 2019-04-01 NOTE BAN TRIGGERS RECORD 14-TIMES HIGH GENERATION OF SUSPICIOUS TRANSACTION REPORTS LINKED TO TAX CRIMES: FIU Relevant for: Indian Economy | Topic: Issues relating to Growth & Development – Banking, NPAs and RBI The 2016 demonetisation of two high-value currencies has led to an all-time high generation of over…

BALANCING WORK

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-03-26 BALANCING WORK Relevant for: Indian Economy | Topic: Issues Related to Poverty, Inclusion, Employment & Sustainable Development The underlying gender bias in unpaid care work is a critical factor contributing to gender inequality, says the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) latest report. The ILO’s 2017 global sample survey established that…

DELAYING BAD NEWS: ON PROPOSED BANKING REFORMS

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-03-26 DELAYING BAD NEWS: ON PROPOSED BANKING REFORMS Relevant for: Indian Economy | Topic: Issues relating to Growth & Development – Banking, NPAs and RBI For now, Indian banks burdened by sour loans will not have to admit the true size of their likely losses. On Friday, the Reserve Bank…

RAHUL PROMISES TO WIPE OUT POVERTY WITH NYAY

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-03-26 RAHUL PROMISES TO WIPE OUT POVERTY WITH NYAY Relevant for: Indian Economy | Topic: Issues Related to Poverty, Inclusion, Employment & Sustainable Development Under NYAY, the income threshold has been fixed at Rs. 12,000 a month and the Congress has promised that their government will pay the difference. According…

MISSING WORKERS

Source : www.indianexpress.com Date : 2019-03-23 MISSING WORKERS Relevant for: Indian Economy | Topic: Issues Related to Poverty, Inclusion, Employment & Sustainable Development © 2019 The Indian Express Ltd. All Rights Reserved India’s total workforce — the sum of persons in employment — has fallen from 42 crore to 37.3 crore between 2011-12 and 2017-18,…