Top News Podcast: June 8th, 2022

Episode 260,  Jun 08, 02:13 PM

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das announced on Wednesday that its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has decided to hike the repo rate — the key interest rate at which the central bank lends money to banks — by 50 basis points to 4.9 percent.In the edition of the Top News Podcast,’s Kanishka Sarkar shares highlights from RBI’s policy announcements, the latest on stock markets, what’s happening in politics, the job market, and more. Terror outfit Al-Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has issued a threat to attack multiple Indian cities and states over the controversial remarks by suspended Bharatiya Janata Party spokespersons against Prophet Muhammad. Meanwhile, Congress and BJP have rushed Rajasthan MLAs to resorts to avoid horse-trading ahead of Rajya Sabha polls.