All stories by Kumar Dipankar
Amritpal Singh: Rise of 'Bhindranwale 2.0' in PunjabRediff.com24 Feb 2023
Donning a flowing white chola' and a navy blue turban and often escorted by armed supporters, radical preacher and Khalistan sympathiser Amritpal Singh has been quite active in Punjab for some time.
Modi wants G20 to draw inspiration from 'vibrancy of Indian economy'Rediff.com24 Feb 2023
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed hope that G20 will draw inspiration from the vibrancy of the Indian economy and work towards bringing back stability, confidence and growth on the global landscape.
Das urges G20 nations to resolutely address global challengesRediff.com24 Feb 2023
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday called upon G20 nations to resolutely address the challenges, like threats to financial stability and debt distress that confront the global economy. Addressing the inaugural session of the meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, Das said although the outlook for the global economy has improved in recent months and there is now greater optimism that the world may avoid a deep recession and only experience slow growth or softer recession,"yet uncertainties lie ahead of us." "Together we must resolutely address the challenges that confront us, including those that are of medium to long-term nature such as threat to financial stability, debt distress, climate finance, fractures in global trade and strains on global value chains.
Will 2020 bring cheer to Indian banking sector?Rediff.com30 Dec 2019
Amid slowdown blues, the government has unveiled a raft of measures over the past few months aimed at improving liquidity in the system, moderating interest rates as well as credit growth apart from addressing stress in the NBFC sector.
From PNB scam to Patels's exit, events that shaped India's banking sectorRediff.com26 Dec 2018
For the baning sector, 2018 was a 'Year of Exits' - borrowers fled from the country as loans went kaput and many bank CEOs were forced to leave
I blacklisted Agusta, not the UPA: JaitleyRediff.com4 May 2016
Rubbishing Congress' claim of having blacklisted AgustaWestland, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said he had as defence minister in June 2014 put the transaction to buy 12 helicopters from the Italian firm on hold and in July barred any future contract with it.
Jaitley vows corruption-free governance, reasonable tax ratesRediff.com19 Nov 2015
Seeking investments to boost growth, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday vowed a corruption-free governance.
Banks chase borrowers big time in 2014, but to recover loansRediff.com30 Dec 2014
Banks had a tough time in recovering loans from corporates in 2014.
RBI targeting inflation over medium term: RajanRediff.com27 Dec 2014
RBI has kept interest rate unchanged at 8 per cent since January