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Currency swap arrangement between India, Japan will strengthen...
New Delhi, Dec 19: Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday said pingthe bilateral currency swap arrangement between India and Japan will further strengthen financial cooperation between the two countries.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Inflation effect: RBI likely to raise repo rate by 0.25%
Wholesale Price Index inflation in November climbed to a 14-month high of 7.52 per cent as prices of food items such as onions and potatoes surged.
Star of Mysore
Hindus should unite and vote for a stable govt. at Centre: Dr. Subramanian Swamy
Caption: Former Union Minister Dr. Subramanian Swamy is seen addressing the gathering at Sarada Vilas Centenary Hall in Krishnamurhtypuram yesterday.
What 'PM Modi' should do to save India's economy
If the Bharatiya Janata Party does win next year's general election in India as political pundits increasingly believe it will the future prime minister should resist the temptation to immediately unveil a grand economic strategy.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
The Times of India
Shift in rupee trade overseas a cause of concern: Chidambaram
Datawind made a foray into touch-screen smartphone segment with launch of 3 handsets at a price starting from Rs 3,499, with patented technology.
Intelligence grid to deter terror attacks: Sushilkumar Shinde
Bangalore, Dec 14 : The National Intelligence Grid being set up by the central government across the country would act as a deterrent against terror attacks, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Saturday.
Chidambaram calls for high level of probity in capital market
Mumbai: Pitching for high level of probity, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said Indian capital markets are facing many concerns including low level of retail participations, which needed to be addressed urgently.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
The Route Of An Onion Shows Why India Desperately Needs Walmart
NITIN JAIN is the big man in Lasalgaon, a dusty town a day's drive from Mumbai that boasts it has Asia's biggest onion market.
The China Post
India output shrinks, prices jump in double blow
India's industrial output shrank by a surprise 1.8 percent in October and retail inflation accelerated to a nine-month high, data showed Thursday, dealing a double blow to recovery hopes for Asia's third-largest economy.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Wall Street Journal
India's Ruling Party to Fight Ban on Gay Sex
New Delhi-A day after India's Supreme Court restored a ban on gay sex-a decision condemned by rights activists around the world-the country's ruling Congress party said it would try to abolish the ban.
India mulls legalising gay sex after court ban
India's government said on Thursday it would look at ways to swiftly reverse a shock ruling which reinstated a ban on gay sex, accusing the Supreme Court of dragging the country back to the 19th century.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
VOTE: Who should be the Congress's PM candidate?
Like with American conspiracy theorists asking whether Harvey Lee Oswald did really kill President Kennedy, no one knows for sure but everyone has a theory about it! With the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi breathing down the Congress's neck, all eyes are on the man, or woman, who will be chosen to lead the grand ... (more)
Indian policymakers vow to tackle inflation after poll drubbing
Tackling inflation will be a key priority, India's finance minister and central bank governor said on Wednesday, after high consumer prices contributed to painful losses for the ruling Congress Party in recent state elections.
Chidambaram to Inaugurate Delhi Economics Conclave
New Delhi , Dec 11 : Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram will inaugurate the Delhi Economics Conclave here today.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Sensex to touch 22,000 mark in 2014: BNP Paribas
NP Paribas Securities sees the benchmark Sensex touching 22,000 mark in 2014, even as it cautioned over the earnings estimates in medium term.
Fitch says electoral setback to test fiscal discipline
The party, which rules India through a minority coalition, lost three of four key state polls held since last month, according to results unveiled on Sunday, in a major setback ahead of general elections due by May. Although Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has repeatedly pledged the country will meet its fiscal deficit target of 4.8 percent of ... (more)
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Panel on NSEL to review actions taken by agencies
A high-level panel set up to probe irregularities at the National Spot Exchange Ltd will take stock of the actions taken by various investigating agencies in the matter on Monday.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Aiyar Questions Waiver of Rs 1 Lakh crore Bad Loans
In what could be construed as a direct attack on Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram, senior Congress leader and former Union minister Mani Shankar Aiyar questioned the economic policies of the UPA government and hit out at nationalised banks for writing off Rs 1 lakh crore loans extended to industries.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Rupee offers India budget relief as subsidy pressure eases
A recovery in the rupee is giving India's Finance Minister P. Chidambaram rare relief in his battle against a threatened credit rating downgrade to junk status by reducing pressure on the government's subsidy bill.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Stocks rally on hint of saffron victory in polls
Investors on Thursday cheered the outcome of the exit polls that suggested a decisive victory for the BJP in the assembly elections in four out of the five states, lifting the BSE Sensex to a one-month high.