Thursday, July 11, 2024
TopicNationalisation of banks

Topic: Nationalisation of banks

For Minoo Masani, Indira Gandhi’s bank nationalisation Bill ‘came in the dark, like a thief’

On 25 July 1969 in Lok Sabha, Rajkot MP Minoo Masani listed the economic and political grounds on which his Swatantra Party opposed the Indira Gandhi government's Bill to nationalise private banks.

A secret note — how Indira Gandhi won the battle with Morarji Desai on nationalisation of banks

In 'Untold Story of India's Finance Ministers’, AK Bhattacharya looks back at major economic policy shifts, a stock market scandal, devaluation of the rupee and more.

V.V. Giri — how election of first ‘independent president’ changed Congress & India's politics

When it comes to presidential elections changing the course of politics and economy, the impact of the 1969 contest continues to remain unparalleled.

On Camera

In contest between private broadcasters and Prasar Bharati, sport will be the ultimate loser

Prasar Bharati can offer high-definition sports content, but risks falling short on delivering user experience that private broadcasters invest heavily in.

Govt allows FCI to sell surplus wheat & rice produce to private players from next month

Surplus wheat will be sold at Rs 2,325 per quintal & rice at Rs 2,800 per quintal — lower than current market rates. Open market sale is aimed at regulating domestic supply & prices.

20 countries, 140+ aircraft — IAF to participate in largest edition of Australia's Exercise Pitch Black

IAF aircraft that will participate in exercise from 12 July to 2 August include the Su-30 MKI multirole fighters, the C-17 Globemaster and the IL-78 Air-to-Air refuelling aircraft.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.