Reservation

  • 30 minutes: Story of the Indian blue collar workers August 5, 2014

    The Indian blue collar workers have been working in the Middle East as domestic help with no one to listen to their grievances. Popularly known as 3D workers they work as truck drivers, construction workers and so on. According to the report presented by the Reserve Bank of India 70...
  • Transgenders get recognition: Will SC ruling end discrimination? April 15, 2014

    In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has given recognition to transgenders as the third gender. The apex court has directed the Central and state governments to treat them as socially and economically backward classes. ...
  • News 360: EC seeks report on 'Kargil War' remark, Azam Khan defiant April 9, 2014

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • RBI set to announce annual monetary policy today, no changes likely April 1, 2014

    The Reserve Bank will come out with annual monetary policy on Tuesday amid expectations that it will maintain status quo because retail inflation, especially in food items, is yet to show definite signs of moderation. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 25, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Kejriwal to take on Modi in Varanasi March 25, 2014

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday addressed a rally in Varanasi and said that he will fight Lok Sabha elections against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • A Billion Votes: All the elections buzz from battleground Varanasi March 25, 2014

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday addressed a rally in Varanasi and said that he will fight Lok Sabha elections against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • No change in government policy in reservation on caste: Rajeev Shukla February 5, 2014

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajeev Shukla said that there is no such proposal from the government over reservation on the basis of caste. "We will continue with existing reservation," he said. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Extended winter session begins, 39 bills at stake February 5, 2014

    The second half of Parliament's Winter Session began on Wednesday amidst the Telangana tangle. At stake are 39 bills and the reputation of the 15th Lok Sabha which is already going down in the records as one of the worst performing in the Indian history. ...
  • Hike in LPG cap a misdirected subsidy: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan February 11, 2014

    Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has questioned the decision to raise the cap of subsidised LPG cylinders from 9 to 12 per annum, calling it a 'misdirected subsidy'. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Rajan said, "What one should be careful about is expanding the misdirected subsidies...
  • Rajan's statement shown RBI is concerned about inflation: Montek September 20, 2013

    Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia said RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has done somethings that will ease liquidity and at the same time send a signal that the RBI is concerned about bringing inflation down. ...
  • The Last Word: Has the US federal reserve move brought an end to India's economic worries? September 20, 2013

    The rupee surged 2.6 per cent on Thursday, hitting its highest in nearly five weeks, as the US Federal Reserve's decision not to dial back its easy money policy is expected to provide a reprieve to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its policy making....
  • SBI increases its minimum rate of lending to 9.80 per cent September 19, 2013

    The SBI on Thursday increased its minimum rate of lending to 9.80 per cent and made the loans costlier. ...
  • Using gold reserves was just a suggestion, clarifies Anand Sharma August 30, 2013

    Clarifying his stand on the use of gold reserves to control the fiscal deficit said that it is not the government's decision but was just his suggestion. He added that despite the volatility in the economy there is no need for panic noting that the macro fundamentals of the country...
  • No sync between RBI, govt on tackling economy, says BJP August 22, 2013

    Bhartiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha said on Wednesday that there is completely lack of understanding between the Reserve Bank of India and the government of India on tackling economy. ...
  • RBI intervenes to curb rupee's volatility August 21, 2013

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday announced a slew of measures, including Rs 8,000 crore bond buyback, to ease liquidity and ensure adequate credit flow to the productive sectors of the economy. ...
  • RBI to announce quarter monetary policy; unlikely to cut repo rate July 30, 2013

    The RBI on Tuesday will reveal its quarter monetary policy review. It's the first time since 1997, that the rupee will be at the centre of a quarterly monetary policy. ...
  • RBI measures only a 'short term' step: Montek Singh Ahluwalia July 16, 2013

    In a move to stem the continuing fall of rupee, the RBI on Monday night came out with a slew of measures including hiking the lending rates for banks and sucking up of Rs 12,000 crore, to make the currency dearer. Planning Commission Deputy Chairperson Montek Singh Ahluwalia said that...
  • 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. ...
  • Chavez's successor faces uphill battle with oil production March 7, 2013

    Venezuela has some of the biggest oil and natural gas reserves in the world and it is one of the top energy suppliers internationally. But oil production has plummeted under Hugo Chavez's 14-year rule. ...
  • 17 nations hit by Euro crisis, scenario worse than forecast February 15, 2013

    The economy of the 17 nations in the Euro shrank by 0.6 per cent in the fourth quarter, which was worse than forecast. ...
  • RBI likely to cut repo rate by 25 points today January 29, 2013

    The Reserve Bank of India is widely expected to make a modest cut in interest rates later on Tuesday to support an economy set for its slowest growth in a decade, with a deeper cut unlikely due to worries over the fiscal and external deficits and inflation. ...
  • UPA not serious on quota bill, alleges Mayawati December 22, 2012

    Upset with the UPA government for not being able to pass the SC/ST promotion quota bill in the Lok Sabha during the Winter Session, BSP chief Mayawati said that though she has warned the government, she isn't planning to withdraw her support. ...
  • The Last Word: Is quota bill in the best interest of India? December 14, 2012

    Parliament is debating reservation in promotion for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. ...
  • Inflation is still a concern: RBI governor Subbarao October 30, 2012

    The RBI left interest rates unchanged on Tuesday but cut the cash reserve ratio for banks and indicated it may ease monetary policy further in the January-March quarter, although inflation remains a near-term concern. While the decision to leave the policy repo rate unchanged at 8.00 per cent. As inflation eases further,...
  • RBI credit policy: 'Big rate cut unlikely' October 30, 2012

    All eyes are on the Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday as it reviews its credit policy. It is up against stubborn inflation. Will we see a cut in interest rates? CNBC-TV18's banking editor Lata Venketesh tells us what to expect. ...
  • Asian shares rally, dollar remains weak September 14, 2012

    Asian shares rose to a four-month high on Friday while the dollar remained weak against other major currencies after the US Federal Reserve announced an aggressive new stimulus to drive job creation in the US economy. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 5, 2012

    MPs from the BSP and the SP come to blows in Rajya Sabha. At least 37 people killed and several injured in fire at a cracker factory in Sivakasi. ...
  • The Last Word: Will reservation in promotion be acceptable to the SC? September 5, 2012

    Amidst chaos, a bill to amend the constitution and introduce reservations in promotions was introduced in the RS on Wednesday. ...
  • SC/ST Quota Bill not a political googly: Salman Khurshid September 4, 2012

    Union Minister Salman Khurshid said that the SC/ST Quota Bill was an honest attempt by the Centre and not a political googly. ...