No concessions for Apple, but govt to review mobile manufacturing policy to boost the sector

NEW DELHI: The government won’t offer any special concessions to Apple but is reviewing its entire policy on mobile phone manufacturing as part of an effort to promote the ‘Make in India’ initiative, officials said. This could meet some of the demands that Apple has made apart from benefitting other […]

RSS makes new attempt to put its stamp on education policy

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said the NEP (national education policy) is beyond Congress and BJP and everyone should contribute to the making of the new policy. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: With a new human resource development (HRD) minister in charge, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the ideological parent of […]

New education policy not to infringe states’ rights: Prakash Javadekar

A file photo of HRD minister Prakash Javadekar. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: There is no proposal for holding morning prayers in schools in the draft education policy, the government said on Thursday, allaying apprehensions that it would infringe on the rights of the states. Replying to a question whether […]

RBI monetary policy: Raghuram Rajan explains the finer points

Raghuram Rajan said that the RBI will proceed in a calibrated way of eliminating the structural deficit. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint Mumbai: On Tuesday, Raghuram Rajan presented his last monetary policy announcement as the governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). While Rajan maintained status quo on key policy rates […]