Wednesday 26 Dec '12The chairman of Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices talks to Sunil Jain and Shobhana Subramanian about what he has achieved in terms of getting farm prices right and what he plans to do to get the markets right.
Thursday 29 Nov '12With all manner of private infrastructure initiatives in litigation—the Delhi Airport Metro being the latest example—Rajiv Lall, vice chairman and managing director, IDFC, argues India is at the crossroads in the PPP space.
Tuesday 20 Nov '12Two days ahead of the Parliament opening on Thursday, BJP leader and head of the Standing Committee on Finance, Yashwant Sinha, indicated areas where the government could get critical bills passed, provided, he underscored, the government chose not to be obdurate.
Tuesday 20 Nov '12With the BJP yet to decide on whether to push for a discussion with voting on FDI in retail, BJP leader and finance standing committee chief Yashwant Sinha indicated the party may be more willing to let certain legislation through in the coming winter session of Parliament.
Tuesday 30 Oct '12In an indication of just how little corporate India is investing, sanctions by State Bank of India for project finance collapsed to just over R2,000 crore between April and August this year.
Tuesday 09 Oct '12Despite the vulnerability of the country’s credit rating and the high fiscal and current account deficits, several Indian banks have tapped the overseas markets over the past month or so.
Wednesday 26 Sep '12Bharti Enterprises is likely to remain Walmart’s partner in the new joint venture that the global retailer rolls out for large stores now that multi-brand retail has been thrown open to foreign direct investment.
Tuesday 21 Aug '12KC Chakrabarty, deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India, has, in a recent lecture, more than hinted that all may not be well with the manner in which loans are being restructured.