Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicIndian banking

Topic: Indian banking

RBI unlikely to extend 30 September deadline for credit card security, say bankers, merchants

According to RBI's data, card & internet transactions made up 34.6% of the total fraud cases in FY21.

Indian banks can’t ignore persons with disabilities. RBI guidelines exist for a reason

Accessibility in banking facilities is crucial for financial inclusion of persons with disabilities and for achieving the dream of turning India into a digital economy.

Good to see telecom crisis resolved. Govt should promote competition to boost private sector

Greater private participation in a sector isn’t enough. It needs to be accompanied with a conducive environment for promoting competition.

Indian banking system will be among last to recover due to NPA overhang, S&P says

The rating agency says India, Mexico, and South Africa are among the banking systems that will be slower to recover to 2019 levels — likely beyond 2023.

The risky game Indian banks are playing as Covid loans moratorium nears its end

Financial firms have an incentive to pretend their borrowers have become miraculously stress-free. Investors know this and are trying to ferret out bad news.

How government intervention is wrecking India’s banking system

A summary of Episode 407 of #CutTheClutter where Shekhar Gupta explains why the government should move out of India’s banking system.

How a reform on Modi govt agenda can protect your deposits & keep banks from failing

Bringing back the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill could be a very important reform in laying the foundations of a stronger financial system. 

India’s most intractable bad loans lie in the power sector

A parliamentary subcommittee estimated earlier this year that 34,000 megawatts-worth of capacity is in trouble.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

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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