Reservation

  • Transgenders get recognition: Will SC ruling end discrimination? 15-04-2014 10:11 PM

    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 09-04-2014 08:29 PM

    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 01-04-2014 09:04 AM

    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 25-03-2014 11:12 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Kejriwal to take on Modi in Varanasi 25-03-2014 08:45 PM

    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 25-03-2014 07:31 PM

    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 05-02-2014 07:43 PM

    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 05-02-2014 07:40 PM

    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 30-01-2014 09:49 PM

    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 20-09-2013 03:53 PM

    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? 19-09-2013 10:15 PM

    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 19-09-2013 06:14 PM

    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 29-08-2013 11:43 PM

    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 22-08-2013 11:40 AM

    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 21-08-2013 10:08 AM

    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 30-07-2013 08:30 AM

    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 16-07-2013 01:40 PM

    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 06-05-2013 05:55 PM

    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 07-03-2013 07:29 PM

    Venezuela has some of the biggest oil and natural gas reserves in the world but oil production has plummeted under Chavez's rule. ...
  • 17 nations hit by Euro crisis, scenario worse than forecast 15-02-2013 10:00 AM

    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 29-01-2013 10:33 AM

    The Reserve Bank of India is widely expected to make a modest cut in interest rates later on Tuesday. ...
  • UPA not serious on quota bill, alleges Mayawati 22-12-2012 02:30 PM

    The BSP chief said that though she is upset with the government over the issue, she isn't planning to withdraw her support. ...
  • The Last Word: Is quota bill in the best interest of India? 14-12-2012 10:24 PM

    Parliament is debating reservation in promotion for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. ...
  • Inflation is still a concern: RBI governor Subbarao 30-10-2012 02:21 PM

    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...
  • RBI credit policy: 'Big rate cut unlikely' 30-10-2012 09:30 AM

    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. ...
  • Should an anti-graft body like Lokpal have reservation? 19-12-2011 10:39 PM

    The clamour for inclusion of quota in the Lokpal Bill is becoming louder as the Government agrees to introduce the Bill. ...
  • RBI to hit pause button on interest rates? 16-12-2011 08:10 AM

    CNBC TV18's Banking Editor Latha Venkatesh explains how the decision's taken at the RBI's credit policy meet on Friday will impact consumers. ...
  • Expect higher EMIs, deposit rates in 2-3 weeks 16-09-2011 10:42 PM

    The Reserve Bank of India may hike rates again in October if inflation doesn't moderate. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 11-08-2011 11:25 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • What's trending: stars lash out at ban on 'Aarakshan' 11-08-2011 09:26 PM

    While opinions on the caste based reservation 'Aarakshan' remains sharply divided, the web came out in full support for the film. ...