Free Press Journal
  • Bank depositors: An extinct species?

    The late Mr. L.K. Jha, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), 45 years ago, enunciated that in a fair system, the endeavour should be to provide the highest possible rate of interest to depositors while providing the lowest possible interest rate to borrowers. How does today’s Indian financial system fare in relation to the Jha Dictum? The Jha Dictum to function would need that players in the financial system should

  • Harvard to help train jail officials

    Mumbai: US-based Harvard University will take up a training programme for Maharashtra jail officials next year on various issues ranging from inmates’ welfare to the renaming of prisons as ‘Correction Homes’.