Telangana, Rajasthan all set to vote today

18 November 0

Ruling party faces tough challenge in Rajasthan The stage is set for the conduct of Assembly elections in two key States, Telangana and Rajasthan, on Friday. Polling will be held for 119 constituencies in Telangana, while in Rajasthan the contest is for 199 seats. Over 2.8 crore voters, 1.41 crore men and 1.39 crore women […]

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Congress alleges EVM tampering in Madhya Pradesh

04 April 0

Election Commission given video of EVMs found in a hotel and strongrooms without electricity and CCTVs. Releasing videos of officials carrying electronic voting machines (EVMs) found at a private hotel in Madhya Pradesh, people carrying boxes to the strong room and an unregistered school bus full of EVMs at the State’s Sagar district, the Congress […]

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India inks pact with Iran to pay crude bill in rupee

26 March 0

India has signed an agreement with Iran to pay for crude oil it imports from the Persian Gulf nation in rupees, sources in know of the development said. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed following the U.S. letting India and seven other nations to keep buying Iranian oil despite sanctions were reimposed on the […]

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CAD may fall to 2.2%, thanks to oil slide

14 February 0

The ongoing fall in the price of crude oil has made the government rethink its projections for the current account deficit (CAD) for the year, a senior Finance Ministry official said. Where it was earlier expecting a CAD of 2.8% of GDP, it has now revised its estimate down to 2.2%, he said, adding that […]

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External benchmarks make an entry

10 November 0

In a bid to bring in more transparency to loan pricing mechanism, particularly for small borrowers, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to link the floating interest rate on retail loans and loans extended to micro and small businesses to external benchmarks. At present, these loans are linked with marginal cost of […]

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