Anil Sasi is a Senior Editor with the Indian Express and writes on business and finance issues. He has worked with The Hindu Business Line and Business Standard and is an alumnus of Delhi University.
The silence of the top brass of the RBI, especially Governor Urjit Patel, who has spoken once since demonetisation, has become a subject of debate.
Over the last three years, around 130 kg of gold has been “misplaced” from Customs vaults in key airports and cities.
Experts say this silver lining highlights just why the country needs to aggressively push through electronic tolling.
ONGC and Indian Railways are the latest addition to the list of PSUs which are being considered for future joint ventures.
As the project undertaken to build underground facilities meant to store crude oil to be used during emergency situations nears completion, ANIL SASI writes on the importance of these structures.
Huge pressure on rural banks; 55% of unregistered MSMEs in villages where cash rules
The agreement is going to be a key factor in helping India achieve its nuclear energy targets.
A representative of the Federation of Small and Medium Industries said that small and medium units typically need to make worker payments almost every alternate day, which makes cash the preferred mode.
Banks have been told to set up a Security Operations Centre and beef up the role of the chief information security officer.
The actual numbers for accidents or fatalities are higher and there are challenges for the survivors or the victims as far as seeking compensation is concerned
During the last meeting between the two prime ministers in New Delhi last December, it was announced that the two sides have agreed “in principle” on inking the civil nuclear agreement.
Hike in the levy may add to the increasing tendency among states to raise protectionist barriers against open access.
Banks have also been specifically directed by the RBI to put into action a security policy enlisting their strategy on combating such threats.
After getting declarations of Rs 65,250 crore under the Income Disclosure Scheme (IDS), the tax department is planning more measures to curb black money in the economy. In an interview with Sunny Verma and Anil Sasi, Rani Singh Nair, chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), discusses the steps being contemplated to widen […]
Increasing the share of clean energy in the total power generation bank lies at the core of achieving a low carbon economy and the govt is working on an actionable plan.
Rajan had opposed the idea suggesting that it would make sense for the banks themselves to recover the dues.
With the toll collection revenue on the rise, the government has plans to monetise completed stretches.
Through a letter dated June 16, the Cabinet Secretary wrote about the need to resolve internal differences within the government.
The call to leverage JVs for new projects under the foreign collaboration route marks a departure from the current strategy.
Payment Bridge (APB), backing government’s claim of the immense utility of this system in combating frauds.
Renault is likely to stop offering diesel engines in most of its cars sold in Europe. The move by the French major, according to a September 6 Reuters report, is a result of the increase in the anticipated cost of ensuring that diesel engines comply with tighter emissions regulations following the crackdown on diesels launched […]
Rising reliance on technology for financial services is a promising development for consumers but inadequate safety measures against cyber crimes may spoil the party.
Tepid industrial growth, limited job opportunities, declining local businesses and deferred liability practice in government accounting are impacting the finances of the strife-torn state.
With a massive deployment of renewable capacity, the thermal plants will need to undergo a paradigm shift, which could be testing for grid managers
Progress on the resolution of stuck projects along with the adoption of new model for engagement of the private players, the hybrid annuity model, has resulted in a pick-up in average pace of road construction.
Trend in fatalities shows the situation has worsened. While, last year, on an average a death was reported every 10 days, it has come down to 7 days this year.
The growth in cement output, meanwhile, was driven up by a pick-up in two infrastructure segments — road projects and housing, along with an urban development push across cities focussed on metro rail infrastructure and flyover construction.
The HRD ministry’s decision to partner with an affiliate of Microsoft Corp for developing a web-based education platform, experts say, has some loose ends, majorly the choice of a proprietary software over the open source ones, despite their proven track record at premier institutions
Solid waste management is a major challenge posing multiple threats and calls for putting in place safeguard mechanisms
The performance and success of India’s nuclear power generation hinges on the import of the fuel to a great extent. A steady supply of uranium is good news.
The central bank has directed lenders to put in place a security policy enlisting the strategy to combat such threats by Sept 30.
Money mule is a term used to describe victims who are duped by fraudsters into laundering illegal money via their bank accounts.
With rising customer complaints, RBI is working on a series of steps to make banking easier for the masses.
The presence of a smother supply chain is a pre-requisite for the success of the government’s ambitious ‘Make in India’ initiative.
The two underdeveloped states account for close to 40% of registrations across states, UTs till June 2016.
Decline in India’s female labour force participation rate an area of concern.