Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicBanking system

Topic: Banking system

India’s banking rules need to close the door to tycoon cronyism

Crony capitalism has built up slowly in India, emerging as a Frankenstein’s monster. Telecommunications to transportation, the landscape is starting to resemble a Monopoly board.

Moral of Yes Bank collapse story: Money makes you do things you don’t want to

There’s no silver-bullet solution for India’s financial sector, and to rebuild confidence, boring things need to be done. RBI has much to think about.

Cash crunch will worsen India’s bad loans mess, already the worst in the world

Failure to slash stressed assets, cash crunch in NBFCs, delays in bankruptcy process are adding to challenges faced by banks as they tidy up balance sheets.

50 years after nationalisation, Modi needs to starve PSU banks, not celebrate them

A banking sector that should be stimulating growth & investment remains inefficient & wasteful. Reason: The political priorities of a populist PM.

Jayant Sinha says ‘hydra-headed’ NPA monster Modi government’s biggest challenge

Speaking at Off the Cuff, Sinha says Modi government has put in place drivers of robust growth in future.

India’s banking system requires a stronger watchdog

RBI’s supervisory capacity needs strengthening — including better training, more specialization and longer tenures for officials, among other measures that the bank itself has recommended.

We can’t do away with bank scams. But we can aim for an India where they are fewer

Money is about accounting entries. Modern scams are all about stealing accounting entries, when the system has a “reconcilement” problem.

On Camera

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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