India’s Biggest Ever Coal Mine Auction will Aggravate Climate Crisis; Is Against India’s Climate Pledges

India’s Biggest Ever Coal Mine Auction will Aggravate Climate Crisis; Is Against India’s Climate Pledges

Statement by People’s Movements, Trade Unions and CSOs Date: 17th January 2023 The central government opening the biggest new coal mine auction, announced in November 2022, is a mockery of the Prime Minister’s own climate announcements at climate change summits, and an invitation to worsening the climate crisis. In early…

Financial Accountability Network, along with over 30 orgs responded to SEBI consultation paper on ERP ratings

Financial Accountability Network, along with over 30 orgs responded to SEBI consultation paper on ERP ratings

Response to SEBI Consultation Paper on Regulating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Rating Providers for Securities Markets In the last few years and particularly in the last couple of years Financial Institutions, companies and regulators alike are interested in the ESG framework. It is surely a welcome step for the…

SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA: Political Economy of Sanctions & the Fallout

  📌 Online Public Debate 🇺🇦🇷🇺 SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA Political Economy of Sanctions & the Fallout 16th March | 3pm SPEAKERS: Ajay Shah National Institute of Public Finance & Policy Arun Kumar Economist, Retd. Professor, JNU Deepanshu Mohan Jindal Global University Seema Mustafa Sr. Journalist Moderated by Pamela Philipose Sr.…

The National Monetization (Privatization) Pipeline & the Return of the Company Raj

The National Monetization (Privatization) Pipeline & the Return of the Company Raj ________________________________________________ 13th – 14th September A two-day convention organized by People First & the Financial Accountability Network India Press Release: New Delhi, September 15, 2021: The two day online meeting on National Monetisation Pipeline – “Call it by…

The Conspiracy behind Banking Charges, Payments Banks, and Demonetisation

By Randhir Singh Consumers are subjected to great inconvenience by various charges levied by banks. “Banks have extorted over Rs.50,000 crore from customers in dubious levies and charges. Public Sector Banks (PSBs) alone had collected Rs. 10,000 crore as penalty from customers for not maintaining a minimum balance in their…