RBI has mooted the idea of creating a secondary market for bank loans in the latest credit policy. The idea already exists in modified forms for certain categories of loans. Impaired assets were being sold to other takers whi
The stock market is known for its idiosyncratic ways, and, hence, it is hard to predict which way it will go. The indices are driven by a variety of factors, and most of the effects are for specific sessions, before it is bus
In this context, the economic indicators that prevailed just prior to the elections can be examined in the last five elections to deduce whether macro indicators matter or not. Hence, for the 1996 elections, the GDP growth of
Rigging an election is done broadly in six ways and is an eye-opener, as it can happen even in western countries. The first is ‘gerrymandering’, where the district borders are redrawn, so that there is a mismatch between
But rather than targeting the PM, they could have generalised their views, as almost all parties have realised that Ayodhya and Sabarimala are potential vote winners and hence a dualistic view has been adopted.
The govt’s push for SME loans via PSBs, relaxing the IBC norms for NPAs in certain sectors and relaxing the capital conservation requirement for certain banks smacks of the prevalence of the policy mindset that brought abou