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PSBs to get Rs 70,000 cr from govt in 4 years

Only a fifth of the Rs 25 k-cr infusion in FY16 will be based on banks' performance

Related: Are toxic assets of PSU banks on the decline?

Leading NBFCs are bigger than many PSBs

OPINION

COLUMNISTS

Careful with those surveys

T N Ninan

A survey's design determines its findings; understanding the logic behind measurement is key to interpretation

Why the CPI-M must oppose the IFC

T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan

The new financial code is designed to neuter the RBI. India will become highly vulnerable if it takes effect

Weekend Columnists

Oops, he did it again

The irony of Rahul Gandhi taking on the cause of meritocracy has not been lost on anyone, writes Malavika Sangghvi

The spark within

The irony of Rahul Gandhi taking on the cause of meritocracy has not been lost on anyone, writes Malavika Sangghvi

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POLL

What is your opinion on the death penalty in India?

  • Keep it only for rarest of rare cases
  • Abolish it
  • Broaden rarest of rare to include rape
  • Keep it, but use injections

WEEKEND SPECIAL

The long march

Jitan Ram Manjhi, the key man in the upcoming Bihar elections, was born into poverty and servitude

Related: India got its first strongman competition

Technology

Facebook's solar-powered data-beaming drone set to take off

The unmanned 'Aquila', with a wingspan of a Boeing 737, weighs less than a car

Related: Google to offer visual translation for English signs to Hindi, 19 other languages