RBI weighs charter on credit as human rights

BS Reporter / Mumbai February 3, 2007 Business Standard RBI will look at having a charter to make credit a human rights issue.The Reserve Bank of India is considering drafting a charter on “credit as…

US judge detains former UN official from India…

Reuters, Friday, 2 February 2007NEW YORK: A federal judge revoked the bail of a former UN purchasing official charged with steering more than $US50 million ($NZ74.29 million) in contracts to Indian firms, deeming him a…

SP, BJP have tacit understanding?

Rajesh Kumar Singh, Hindustan Times , Lucknow, February 2           Samajwadi Party MLA Amarmani Tripathi throws a party for Yogi Adityanath and his supporters in the district jail.Direct access is given to the Hindu…

The Stain that Justn't wash : Shivam Vij

Shilpa Shetty turned the lens on British racism. But bigotry is part of being Indian too, says Shivam VijLike many other students from Africa, John Patrick Ojwando chose to come to India, to Mysore, for…

India's top bureaucrats to need US seal of…

Jatin Gandhi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi, February 2, 2007     Indian bureaucrats now need an American stamp of approval before they can qualify as top brass. Starting this year, three US-based universities will train officers at…

Visa papers in US bin, India culprit

Indo-Asian News Service, New York, February 2, 2007Visa applications and other sensitive documents of top executives and political figures were found lying in an open yard at a San Francisco recycling centre after they were…