• RBI's new lending norms to clean up bank books, check defaults

    As state-owned banks come closer to cleaning up their balancesheet by March next year, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has started another major refor

  • RBI must now educate investors on the benefits of debt market

    It is uncommon for the central bank to act on a policy decision within a week of submission of a specialist report.

  • Banning commercial surrogacy will end exploitation of women

    Thousands of infertile couples around the globe come to India—the world’s biggest hub for commercial surrogacy along with Thailand—to rent wombs

  • Scorpene leak has dented the navy’s efforts to beef up its dwindling fleet

    Defence deals in our country, which is the world’s largest importer of arms and ammunition, always have the potential to turn murky.

  • Profit motive, not arbitrary pricing, should be guiding principle for the railways

    The freight hike for coal by the railways raises a serious question about the government’s penchant for price manipulation and administered pricing