• Nov
    By FC Banking Bureau

    The rupee on Friday slumped 31 by paise to close at 68.13 against the dollar amid a volatile market as comments from the Federal Reserve chairperson Janet Yellen convinced investors that a December rate hike is on the cards.

  • One would like to believe that the chalice is no longer poisoned but brimming with nectar. The government's war on black money has to be viewed in continuum

  • As the country and its common denizens battle it out in long ATM queues and overcrowded bank counters, where tempers have reached boiling point and bad blood is threatening to

  • It was inevitable that Ram Gopal Yadav, the low-profile and avuncular founder member of the Samajwadi Party would be reinstated in his role in the party after his sudden expulsion

  • Manohar Parrikar- our defence minister- while speaking at a book release function commented on the merit of the nuclear policy of India and said that what was more important than

  • Israel is one of the countries that prime minister Narendra Modi truly admires. Shortly after assuming office as prime minister he had publicly stated that he would be visiting

  • Recently, a sport scientist (and a cricket enthusiast) from Australia who had moved to India to work with the cricket association narrated his experience to me. He had lived

  • Last week in this column I wrote of the political fall out from the demonetisation drive announced by the prime minister. Since then we have seen an apolitical decision

  • Goldsmith prize instituted in 2013 is an annual prize of £10,000 given for offbeat fiction that pushes boundaries and breaks the mould. The books chosen are different from the

  • Nov

    Anil Bokil from Pune and his NGO ArthaKranti Pratishstan has become a star overnight. When prime minister Narendra Modi announced scrapping of the Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 bank notes that night, there was a jubilation and celebration at the non-descript ArthaKranti Pratishstan office because the man behind this dramatic and sudden move was none other than Bokil himself.