Securities and Exchange Board of India: News

27 Sep 2023


SEBI extends demat nomination deadline to December 31

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has extended the deadline for existing demat account holders to provide a choice of nomination by three months to December 31, 2023.

NSE proposes evening trading session for equity derivatives

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) is seeking approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to introduce extended trading hours for equity derivatives.

12 Sep 2023

Adani Group

SEBI accused of hiding 2014 Adani manipulation alert by DRI

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is facing accusations of hiding a 2014 Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) alert.

JSW Infrastructure's Rs. 2,800 crore IPO aims for September launch

JSW Infrastructure, a leading maritime ports entity and subsidiary of the $23 billion JSW Group, is gearing up to launch its initial public offering (IPO) by September end.

01 Sep 2023


Rs. 2,000 note exchange, free Aadhaar update: Know key deadlines

The personal finance landscape in India is set to undergo a series of changes this month.

29 Aug 2023

Adani Group

SEBI's status report on Adani-Hindenburg: Supreme Court delays hearing

The Supreme Court of India has delayed the hearing on the Securities and Exchange Board of India's (SEBI) status report in the Adani-Hindenburg case.

14 Aug 2023

Adani Group

SEBI wants 15 more days to complete Adani-Hindenburg case investigation 

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has requested the Supreme Court an additional 15 days to complete its investigation into Hindenburg Research's allegations against the Adani Group.

03 Jul 2023

Anil Ambani

ED grills Anil Ambani over FEMA violation

Industrialist and Reliance ADA Group Chairman Anil Ambani on Monday reportedly appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a case of alleged violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), 1999.

19 May 2023

Adani Group

Findings of Supreme Court-appointed panel on Adani-Hindenburg issue, explained

Adani Group has been under regulatory and judicial scrutiny after the US-based short-seller Hindenburg Research accused the conglomerate of accounting fraud and stock manipulation.

Not probing any Adani company since 2016: SEBI tells SC

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) told the Supreme Court on Monday that claims about it investigating the Adani Group since 2016 were "baseless," adding that no listed company of the Adani Group is among the 51 Indian companies being probed.

SEBI denies allegations of investigating Adani Group since 2016

There have been allegations of SEBI investigating Adani Group companies even before the report by Hindenburg Research came out.

03 Apr 2023

Adani Group

SEBI is probing Adani Group's offshore deals: Know why

Things are not getting any easier for Adani Group. The embattled conglomerate has been on an uphill task since the damning report by Hindenburg Research.

31 Mar 2023


Top 100 companies must verify rumors, says SEBI: Here's why 

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) does not want India's top companies to keep quiet when rumors are going around about them.

04 Mar 2023

Harish Salve

Probe Hindenburg Research and those who made fortunes: Harish Salve 

Former Solicitor General of India (SGI) and senior Lawyer Harish Salve said on Friday that the primary goal of United States based short-seller Hindenburg Research's report on Adani Group was to make a profit on the misfortune of middle-class investors.

02 Mar 2023


YouTube scam: SEBI bars Arshad Warsi, wife from trading 

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has named actor Arshad Warsi, his wife Maria Goretti, and 44 others for doing share pump and dump through YouTube on Thursday.

02 Mar 2023

Gautam Adani

'Truth will prevail': Adani welcomes SC order on Hindenburg case

Billionaire Gautam Adani welcomed the Supreme Court's order on the Adani Group-Hindenburg Research case on Thursday.

SC constitutes expert panel, directs SEBI to probe Adani Group

In a massive blow to the Adani Group, the Supreme Court has directed the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to investigate the allegations leveled against the conglomerated by Hindenburg Research.

SEBI probing Hindenburg allegations on Adani Group: Centre tells SC

Market regulator Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is looking into Hindenburg Research's fraud and stock manipulation allegations against Adani Group, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta informed the Supreme Court on Monday.

27 Jan 2023

Adani Group

SEBI increases scrutiny of Adani Group's deals after Hindenburg report

Hindenburg Research's report on Adani Group hasn't gone unnoticed in India. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) might use the report for its own investigation into the conglomerate's offshore fund holdings, as per Reuters.

30 Nov 2022

Prannoy Roy

Directors Prannoy, Radhika Roy resign from NDTV's promoter company 'RRPR'

New Delhi Television (NDTV) founders Radhika Roy and Prannoy Roy have resigned as directors of the board of RRPR Holdings Private Limited (RRPRH) with immediate effect, the company said in a regulatory filing late on Tuesday.

20 Oct 2022

Vodafone Idea

SEBI allows converting Vodafone Idea's dues into equity

Struggling telecom player Vodafone Idea has been thrown a lifeline. The Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has approved the central government's proposal to convert the company's dues worth $1.92 billion to equity, two officials told Reuters.

NSE manipulation case: CBI raids properties linked to Chitra Ramkrishna

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday conducted raids on different locations in the alleged market manipulation case involving former National Stock Exchange (NSE) CEO Chitra Ramkrishna.

28 Feb 2022

Government of India

Madhabi Puri Buch becomes first woman chairperson of SEBI

The Indian government on Monday appointed Madhabi Puri Buch as the new chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)—the country's market regulatory body.

Probe likely on Himalayan Baba 'guiding' ex-NSE CEO Chitra Ramakrishna

The Centre is likely to order a probe against charges that National Stock Exchange's (NSE) former MD & CEO Chitra Ramkrishna allegedly shared the bourse's confidential information with a mysterious baba she described as Siddha Purush, who dwelled in the Himalayas.

14 Feb 2022


LIC files papers for India's biggest IPO

The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has filed the draft share sale documents for its initial public offering (IPO) with the markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

Modi's cryptocurrency meet: Caution over terror financing; 'progressive' steps promised

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired a key meeting on the cryptocurrency sector.

Some banking rules that will change from next month (October)

Several new banking and other rules will come into effect from October 1.

SEBI says measures will be taken to rectify NSE glitch

On Thursday, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) said it will take necessary steps to rectify the causes for the four-hour long interruption in trading on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday.

21 Jan 2021


History created: Sensex breaches 50,000-mark for the first time ever

In a development that is sure to make investors, market watchers, and companies happy, S&P BSE Sensex crossed the 50,000-mark for the first time ever on Thursday.

25 Mar 2020


India's 21-day lockdown begins: Know what's open, what's not

Last night, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India will be kept under lockdown for 21 days starting Wednesday, the Ministry of Home Affairs released a detailed statement explaining what services will remain open and what will be shut.

11 Sep 2019


Don't have a PAN yet? Reasons why you'd need one

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, ten-digit alphanumeric identity issued by the Income Tax Department to all taxpayers in India.

24 Jul 2019


#FinancialBytes: Five useful mobile apps for first-time stock investors

Everyone wants to invest their hard-earned money and grow it smartly. While there are several good investment options today, stock investments remain a popular option to earn higher returns.

02 Apr 2019


Soon, Paytm will let you invest in shares: Here's how

India's leading payments giant Paytm is gearing up to bring its next offering on the table - Stock Broking.

#Hackathon: Build online system for SBI, win Rs. 5 lakh

In a bid to upgrade its systems, State Bank of India has announced a new hackathon - Predict for Bank 2019.

Government would take measures to ensure liquidity in NBFCs: Jaitley

Seeking to calm the nerves of worried investors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today government would take all measures to ensure adequate liquidity for non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and mutual funds.

RBI Governor Urjit Patel to deliver lecture to anti-corruption officers

RBI Governor Urjit Patel is scheduled to deliver a lecture to senior anti-corruption officers working with banks and other public sector organizations next week in New Delhi.

03 Aug 2018

Punjab National Bank

Indian agencies told Antigua no adverse records against Choksi: Report

Indian agencies told Antigua that there was no adverse information against Mehul Choksi when the Caribbean country did its background check on the fugitive billionaire before granting him citizenship in May 2017, Antiguan paper the Daily Observer reported.

16 Jul 2018


LIC board approves acquisition of 51% stake in IDBI Bank

The LIC board today gave approval to the insurance behemoth for acquiring of up to 51% stake in IDBI Bank, Economic Affairs Secretary SC Garg said today.

19 Jun 2018

Air India

Govt decides to put Air-India sale on hold for now

The government has decided not to go ahead with Air India stake sale in an election year and will provide required funds for its operations, an official said.

03 Jun 2018

Ratan Tata

Investing in stocks? These 6 start-ups can help you decide

Everyone wants to invest their hard-earned money and grow it smartly. There are several investment options today, but stock investments remain one of the best and popular options to earn higher returns.

01 Jun 2018


ICICI Bank denies asking Chanda Kochhar to take indefinite leave

The ICICI Bank board has rubbished the media reports which claimed that the board had sent CEO Chanda Kochhar on an indefinite leave till the completion of an independent investigation into allegations of "conflict of interest" and "quid pro quo" against her.

13 May 2018


BSE seeks US regulator nod for its India International Exchange

Asia's oldest bourse BSE is planning to seek US regulator's nod for holding the status of Foreign Board of Trade (FBT) for its India International Exchange in GIFT city in Gujarat.

04 May 2018

Punjab National Bank

PC Jewellers loses over three-quarters of its investor wealth

PC Jewellers Ltd., which saw its market worth reach $3.6bn at the start of the year is now languishing in misery at less than a quarter of that value.

26 Apr 2018


#FinancialBytes: Investing in stocks? These start-ups help you with decide

Everyone wants to invest their hard-earned money and grow it smartly. There are several investment options today, but stock investments remain one of the best and popular options to earn higher returns.

16 Apr 2018


Whistleblower asks SEBI to question Infosys board

An anonymous whistleblower has sent a letter to market regulator SEBI demanding accountability about the Infosys board's decision to buy firms Panaya and Skava and sell them three years later at a significantly lower value.

ICICI loans to Videocon: RBI finds no 'quid pro quo'

The Reserve Bank of India had two years back conducted a detailed scrutiny to probe allegations of impropriety in ICICI Bank extending loans to Videocon Group but found no proof of any "quid pro quo" or reciprocal benefits, according to RBI documents.

10 Apr 2018


After RBI-snub, Axis wants to cut CEO Shikha Sharma's tenure

In an unusual move, Axis, India's seventh largest bank, has sought permission from RBI to cut down the tenure of CEO Shikha Sharma from three-years to seven-months.

09 Apr 2018


Soon, you can buy mutual funds from Paytm

Paytm will reportedly launch a mutual fund distribution app called Paytm Money by end of April.

11 Jan 2018


2009 Satyam scam: Pricewaterhouse gets 2-year audit-ban from SEBI

Nine years after the Rs. 8,000cr Satyam scam came to light, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) found Pricewaterhouse Network guilty in the fraud.

19 Nov 2017


SEBI to take action against individuals leaking company-data on WhatsApp

Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will look into complaints against individuals who are allegedly circulating key financial data and information about listed companies on social media groups before they are made public, said a SEBI official.

06 Nov 2017


Paradise Papers: SEBI to probe Indian entities named

Officials of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the market regulator in the country, have taken cognizance of the Paradise Papers leak and the Indians named in them.

SEBI allows REITs, InvITs to raise funds by issuing bonds

In order to woo more investors into the cash-strapped property sector, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has relaxed its norms and will now allow real estate investment trusts (REITs) and infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs), listed on national stock exchanges, to raise funds by issuing debt securities.

12 Sep 2017


SEBI to reduce mutual fund schemes

SEBI's MF advisory panel has now come up with stringent definitions, on which mutual funds should be categorized.

SIMs not linked to Aadhaar will be deactivated after February'18

According to reports, the Centre is pushing the plan of linking Aadhaar with mobile SIM cards ahead. Those who fail to comply, their SIM cards will get deactivated after February 2018.

SBI Life Insurance's Rs. 8,500 crore IPO receives SEBI nod

According to reports, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has given approval for the initial public offering (IPO) of SBI Life Insurance Co. Ltd, which is a joint venture between State Bank of India and BNP Paribas Cardif.