Banks must ensure poor get loans easily: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said farmers and women, who were most needy, should be helped as they take the country forward.

Crunch time for firms as debts come due

Seeking to finance acquisitions and their aggressive expansion, Indian companies raised funds through foreign currency convertible bonds (FCCBs) and bank loans before the financial crisis struck in 2008.

No collateral required for loans to SC/ST: Mukherjee

The government Friday said the
provision of collateral security for getting loans from banks
has been waived for SC/ST as part of measures to grant them
easier access to credit.