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P Vaidyanathan Iyer


Obama calls for Indo-Pak talks,PM links it to terror
Fri, Apr 03, 2009

US President Barack Obama called for a dialogue process between India and Pakistan but Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that a “minimum pre-condition” was that Islamabad should not allow its soil to be used to promote terrorism.

PM warns G20 fiscal stimulus is too small
Thu, Apr 02, 2009

PM warned that the G20 countries were not doing enough in short term to revive global economy.

At the G20 high table,India plays low key
Thu, Apr 02, 2009

While global leaders,be it France’s Nicolas Sarkozy,China’s Hu Jintao or even Germany’s Angela Merkel have strong views on the two most critical issues — fiscal stimulus and financial markets’ regulation...

No one-on-one,PM and Obama will hold team talks on Af-Pak
Wed, Apr 01, 2009

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will have a 45-minute discussion with US President Barack Obama at 10 pm (IST) on April 2 but it will not be a one-on-one meeting as suggested earlier....

Europe’s idea of global financial regulator not practical,says India
Tue, Mar 31, 2009

Many European countries may be pitching hard for a global financial regulator to clean up the world’s banking system....

At G-20 meeting,India will oppose protectionism,foreign debt curbs
Mon, Mar 30, 2009

New Delhi has objected strongly to the curbs imposed by the US and European governments on their banks,restricting them from lending to emerging economies including India.

Secy as Regulator: conflict of interest,says Plan panel,need 2-yr cool off
Thu, Mar 26, 2009

More recently,a search committee appointed to select the Chairman and members to the Competition Commission of India....

As Code kicks in,MPLADS funds lie unspent
Thu, Mar 05, 2009

Recently,the Government saw a rush of applications from Lok Sabha members seeking release of money from the funds...

‘Profitability pressures won’t ease immediately’
Mon, Mar 02, 2009

As a rating agency,we are primarily concerned with the creditworthiness of a company - its ability to service debt.

Short on cash,consumers delay credit card payments
Mon, Feb 02, 2009

The economic meltdown has now started showing in the repayment pattern of credit card bills.

‘Interest rates must drop 2% more to be affordable’
Mon, Feb 02, 2009

Chanda Kochar found a place in Fortune’s list of 50 most powerful business women in the world four years ago in 2005.

Who should manage Govt debt? Turf war between RBI and Finance Ministry
Sat, Jan 31, 2009

The Reserve Bank of India and the Finance Ministry are at loggerheads again on the issue of setting up an autonomous entity...

Naina Lal Kidwai waives Nestle’s $250,000 to stay on as HSBC India CEO
Mon, Jan 26, 2009

RBI had raised query about compensation from Nestle on whose board she figures

Stung by Satyam,SEBI set to crack many a whip
Wed, Jan 21, 2009

Bitten by Satyam fraud,the SEBI is finally waking up to a more proactive role in ensuring corporate governance by India Inc.

The world of the independent director
Sun, Jan 11, 2009

With the Satyam scandal raising questions on the role of independent directors,The Sunday Express finds that in a country where most companies are run by promoters,independent directors are usually figureheads of necessity rather than upholders of corporate governance

All India Inc watchdogs quietly went to sleep
Thu, Jan 08, 2009

The Satyam accounting fraud has,for the first time,comprehensively exposed the failure of the regulatory oversight mechanism in India.