Ex-RBI chief Raghuram Rajan flags risks for India’s overseas debt plan

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's plan to sell bonds overseas comes as PM Modi faces shrinking options to raise funds.

published on : 13th July 2019

Indian sovereign bond yields to be attractive 

A 10-year Indian government paper would have a yield of 3.5 per cent to 3.7 per cent.

published on : 10th July 2019

Kerala HC dismisses petition against Masala Bonds

The petitioner had contended that the bonds violated Article 293(1) of the Constitution.

published on : 20th June 2019

SBI refuses to disclose communication from RBI, government on electoral bonds, terms it 'personal info'

The bank also refused to give any details of action taken by it on such communications from the RBI and the government.

published on : 14th June 2019

Kerala govt may issue land bonds early next year

The instrument will be issued to property owners when government acquires their land for infra projects

published on : 7th June 2019

BJP, Congress among parties yet to submit details to EC on electoral bonds

The State Bank of India in the 6th phase of sale had been authorised to issue and encash electoral bonds through its 29 authorised branches from November 1-10, 2018.

published on : 4th June 2019

After masala, kerala plans dollar and diaspora bonds

After masala bonds, we’re now exploring issuing dollar bonds,” said Isaac. Dollar bonds are US-denominated bonds that trade outside that country.

published on : 27th May 2019

‘Masala bonds’ LSE listing akin to mortgaging state’

Chennithala also refuted Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac’s statement that the bonds could be purchased in the open market. 

published on : 16th May 2019

SBI sold electoral bonds worth Rs 2256 crore in just 10 days, reveals RTI

In April, most electoral bonds were sold in Mumbai at Rs 694 crore, followed by Rs 417.31 crore in Kolkata, Rs 408.62 crore in New Delhi and Rs 338.07 crore in Hyderabad among other cities.

published on : 10th May 2019

Compulsory bonds for big borrowers a burden

The Central government is mulling over the need to tweak rules governing large corporate borrowers which came into effect from April this year.

published on : 4th May 2019

Government curtails sale period of electoral bonds to five days

The Centre on Wednesday reduced the time period for sale of electoral bonds in the current month to five days instead of 10 days as was announced earlier.

published on : 2nd May 2019

BSP chief Mayawati blasts BJP after SC ruling on electoral bonds​​​​​​​

BSP supremo Mayawati tweeted that the BJP had suffered another major jolt and a shameful defeat in the apex court.

published on : 12th April 2019

Congress hails SC order on electoral bonds, says transparency in political funding must be adhered to

Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi took a swipe at the BJP and said the judgement would bring out the 'nexus' between the saffron party and its 'suited-booted friends'.

published on : 12th April 2019

Electoral bonds okay but disclose all funding receipts to EC by May 30: Supreme Court

Political parties have to submit details of identity of donors, amount in account of donors by May 30 in sealed cover to the poll panel. 

published on : 12th April 2019

Supreme Court to decide on electoral bonds on Friday

During the hearing, the Centre and the Election Commission of India (ECI) took contrary stands in the Supreme Court over political funding.

published on : 12th April 2019
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