Green shoots for Anil Ambani and MFIs' problem with RBI guidelines

Surendar here. The past one week has seen a couple of developments that point to a possible return of Anil Ambani. It’s a remarkable moment, and as I look into the enormity of it I also wonder if elder brother Mukesh Ambani has a role to play.  

Microfinance institutions too had a reason to cheer this week. But there may be a reason to be worried too. And that’s what my colleague Advait red flags about the central bank’s proposals for MFIs in a consultative document. 

Return of the prodigal son

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T Surendar

Surendar helps lead the newsroom at The Morning Context as executive editor. Over the years, Surendar has worked in industries from pharmaceuticals to diamonds, as well as a stint as an equity analyst. In his long career as a business journalist, he has led teams at The Times of India, India Today and Fortune India. He was part of the founding team at Forbes India and interned at and published in The Times, London.

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Advait Palepu

Advait is a financial journalist and a former writer at The Morning Context. Here, he wrote on India’s banks, the wider financial services industry and the fintech ecosystem. He has previously worked with the Economic and Political Weekly, Business Standard, BloombergQuint and MediaNama, where he covered everything from the Reserve Bank of India to fintech policy.