NORMS

  • Is the violation of banking norms far more widespread than believed? June 18, 2013

    After the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) fined ICICI, HDFC and Axis banks for flouting customer norms, highlighted by a Cobrapost expose, the latest sting operation by the online magazine exposes how some employees in two foreign banks in India have also been involved in accepting black money and agreeing...
  • Money laundering by banks: Will take action depending on crime, says SBI May 6, 2013

    Twenty three public sector banks, including the SBI, and insurance companies have been named in a sting operation conducted by special investigations website Cobrapost. ...
  • M&A norms for telcos need to be liberal: Sibal April 11, 2011

    Current rules do not allow one company to hold 10 per cent or more in two competing operators. ...
  • Action against buildings violating CRZ norms? January 19, 2011

    Watch the discussion on what action can be taken against buildings violating CRZ norms, like Adarsh society. ...
  • Organisations flout fire saftey norms in Hyderabad March 1, 2010

    Chaos reigned both outside and inside a super specialty hospital in Hyderabad, as inmates battled a fire, breaking window panes, some even jumping off the 3rd floor. The fire claimed 3 lives, injuring several others. Three weeks later, the hospital is gearing up to restart.. even as fire officials observe...
  • Krishna slams Tharoor for tweets on visa norms December 31, 2009

    Minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor's latest tweet has triggered off a tornado in the corridors of the MEA. He has now been told how the cookie crumbles in the Foreign Ministry by none other than the Foreign Minister. SM Krishna who has not taken kindly to his...
  • Watch: Tharoor tweets himself into trouble again December 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs, Shashi Tharoor has tweeted himself into trouble yet again. His boss, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna and the Home Ministry are not amused with his tweets on stricter visa norms. ...
  • Rajnath's aircraft takes off at night, violates norms October 20, 2009

    BJP President Rajnath Singh's small aircraft took off at night from a pitch dark Dumka airport in Jharkand. They used the lights from jeeps to light up the runway. ...
  • Next in security: ID card to use your credit card July 27, 2009

    New Delhi: PAN card, passport or voter ID cardmake sure you carry any of these proofs along the next time you make a credit or debit purchase. Starting the first of August, shopkeepers can ask buyers for proof of identification before completing a transaction. ...