24 May 2016
Lucknow: Notwithstanding BSP chief Mayawati's declaration that she will no longer install statues in Uttar Pradesh if voted back to power, her supporters will be banking heavily on her statues for campaigning in the 2017 polls.
20 May 2016
Mumbai: Refusing to share the euphoria of BJP over the assembly poll results, Shiv Sena today said "Modi magic" did not work in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu though the saffron party could capture power in Assam.
31 Mar 2015
Mumbai: In the wake of unseasonal rain damaging thousands of acres of standing crops in many states, Nabard said it is committed to supporting regional rural banks and co-operative banks with liquidity support from a specially created Rs 1,600 crore fund.
10 May 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court may consider the Central Government's plea to hold the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) in Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Assamese, Bengali and Gujarati, besides English and Hindi.
20 May 2016
Mumbai: Nearly 50,000 employees of five associate banks of State Bank of India have gone on a day-long nationwide strike today to protest the proposed merger with their parent bank.
29 Jan 2015
Mumbai: The Reserve Bank has exempted Regional Rural Banks with assets less than USD 175 million to register with the US Internal Revenue System under Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
17 Apr 2015
Hyderabad: Noting that the Land Acquisition and several other important Bills would be taken up during the Parliament session resuming this month, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said the Congress and other opposition parties should help in passing them.
27 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Enthused by initial response, the government has revised upwards target for opening of accounts under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) from 7.5 crore to 10 crore by January 26.
04 May 2016
Lucknow: On Sunday, as International Labour Day was celebrated the world over, in the small town of Gonda, 130 km from here, a record of sorts was set, hitherto not much publicized: The creation of a staggering 47,000 rural jobs in a single day!
25 Jun 2013
The Reserve Bank of India tightened restrictions on gold lending on Tuesday for regional rural banks and said the restrictions also extend to units of gold exchange traded funds (ETF) and units of gold mutual funds, to tame demand for the yellow metal and rein-in a record high current account gap.