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Rajiv Gandhi Equity Scheme opened to investments through ETFs and MFs


September 21st, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) To boost retail investments in capital markets, the government Friday approved the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Scheme (RGES) under which first time investors with an ... Read more...

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General insurers, with value twice of equity base, can tap public: IRDA


September 19th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Ten years in business with an embedded value of at least twice the paid capital and maintaining a solvency margin are some of the terms that ... Read more...

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NSE starts SME platform with first listing Thejo Engineering


September 18th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) Tuesday began operating its SME platform, EMERGE, and Thejo Engineering became the first company to got listed in the segment.Finance ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted, quota bill introduced (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The government Wednesday introduced amid commotion a bill in the Rajya Sabha to guarantee job promotions in the government for Dalits and tribals even ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Continuing protests for the 11th day by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations forced adjournment of the Lok Sabha Wednesday, even ... Read more...

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Return Rs.17,400 crore to investors, Surpeme Court tells Sahara (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed the Sahara group's real estate companies to return with 15 percent interest the over Rs.17,000 crore ($3.5 billion) it had ... Read more...

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Court asks Sahara to return Rs.17,000 crore to investors (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed Sahara group's real estate company to return with a 15-percent interest the Rs.17,000 crore ($3.5 billion) it had mopped up ... Read more...

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City Union Bank to raise Rs.250 crore through rights issue


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) City Union Bank will raise Rs.250 crore through a rights issue this year to meet its growing business needs and capital adequacy ratio (CAR), said a ... Read more...

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Star Health to raise Rs.150 crore fresh capital


July 31st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) City-based pure play health insurer Star Health and Allied Insurance Company plans to raise around Rs.150 crore equity this fiscal from private equity (PE) funds while ... Read more...

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PM refers tax on portfolio investments to GAAR Committee


July 30th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday referred the issue of implications of amendment to taxation of portfolio investment on FIIs and portfolio investors to the ... Read more...

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Government to raise Rs.4,000 crore by selling stake in SAIL (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The government has decided to sell through auction 10.82 percent stake in the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), which is estimated to fetch ... Read more...

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Government to sell 10.82 percent stake in SAIL


July 20th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The government has decided to sell 10.82 percent stake in the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) through auction, which is estimated to fetch ... Read more...

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Government assures help to revive mutual fund business


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The government Monday said it would work in association with market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to help revive the mutual ... Read more...

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RBI announces steps to revive rupee


June 25th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday announced a series of measures, including raising limits for external commercial borrowings and government securities, that would help revive ... Read more...

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SC reserves verdict on Sahara group plea (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its verdict on a plea by Sahara group of companies, dealing in real estate and housing, challenging a tribunal's direction ... Read more...

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Financial stability panel takes up Eurozone contingency plan


June 14th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) A sub-committee of the Indian government's Financial Stability Development Council (FSDC) Thursday discussed recent developments in the global economy, specifically in the Eurozone, the US and ... Read more...

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Greenpeace charges are incorrect: GVK Group


June 13th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Indian conglomerate GVK Group has refuted the charge of global environment watchdog Greenpeace that it had filed incomplete information about its $6.4 billion Alpha coal ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital gets regulator’s nod to sell stakes to Nippon Life


June 13th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Reliance Capital Wednesday said it has got market regulator Security and Exchange Board of India's approval to sell 26 percent stake in its mutual fund business, ... Read more...

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Sahara firm bypassed norms to raise funds, SC told


June 12th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The SEBI Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the real estate arm of the Sahara group of companies had no right to mobilise Rs.27,000 crore ... Read more...

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Sahara firm bypassed norms to raise funds, SC told


June 12th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The SEBI Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the real estate arm of the Sahara group of companies had no right to mobilise Rs.27,000 crore ... Read more...

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Greenpeace complains to SEBI against GVK Group


June 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Global environment watchdog Greenpeace has lodged a complaint against the GVK Group with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), saying the Indian infrastructure ... Read more...

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Reselling the India story: road shows kick off in the Gulf


June 9th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Road shows highlighting India's growth potential to attract sovereign funds and other investors kicks off in five Gulf countries of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab ... Read more...

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Market regulator at fault in Sahara case, apex court told (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Wednesday informed that the stock market regulator could not have taken up the issue of Sahara group of companies mopping up ... Read more...

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SEBI’s ex-chief to chair institute for human settlements


May 28th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) Monday announced the appointment of former SEBI chairman C.B. Bhave as the new executive chairperson of its board. He ... Read more...

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Small investors should not directly trade in equities: SEBI


May 19th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Small investors should not start trading directly in stock market as they don't have adequate resources to take informed decision, chairman of the Securities ... Read more...

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Firms non-compliant with SEBI norms to face action


May 7th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) Capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Monday warned of action against companies not complying with its norms on public shareholdings even as ... Read more...

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Guidelines on media would amount to judicial over-reach, SC told


May 4th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Thursday told that framing guidelines was a legislative activity and doing so by the court would amount to judicial over-reach. ... Read more...

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Know where ‘Lakshman Rekha’ begins, SC tells media (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said media should know where the 'Lakshman Rekha' of reporting sub-judice matter begins while the Editors' Guild of India questioned the ... Read more...

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Know where ‘Lakshman Rekha’ begins, SC tells media


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said that the media should know where the 'Lakshman Rekha' of reporting sub-judice matter begins while the Editors' Guild of India ... Read more...

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Journalists must know their limits: Apex court (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said it wanted journalists to know their limits in reporting court proceedings even as the central government favoured framing of guidelines ... Read more...

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Plea questions reporters’ right to access court proceedings


April 25th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) An NGO Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the media does not have a fundamental right to access courts and report their proceedings.An apex court ... Read more...

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Curb reporting on police probes, apex court urged (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Thursday pleaded before the Supreme Court for restraining the media from reporting on matters related to police probes in criminal cases for ... Read more...

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Curb reporting on police probes, apex court urged


April 19th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Thursday pleaded before the Supreme Court for restraining the media from reporting on matters related to police probes in criminal cases for ... Read more...

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‘Right to fair trial can’t overshadow freedom of speech’ (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A person's right to free and fair trial enjoys no primacy over the right to freedom of speech and expression of the media, senior counsel ... Read more...

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‘Right to fair trial can’t overshadow freedom of speech’


April 17th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A person's right to free and fair trial enjoys no primacy over the right to freedom of speech and expression of the media, senior counsel ... Read more...

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