Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: NPA

Indian nurses are not paying back their education loans

Total education loan NPAs of state-run banks grew to 8.97 per cent as of 31 March 2018, from 7.29 per cent two years ago.

Good news for banks after Gross Non-Performing Assets decline to 10.8%

Even private sector banks saw gross NPAs falling to 3.8% in September 2018 from 4% in March 2018.

Five major challenges that shook India’s economy in 2018

From GST to RBI to NPAs, both institutions and governance had a turbulent ride.

Banks are saddled with bad loans of farmers as well, not just corporates

Although their share in the total NPA pool has reduced, bank NPAs from agriculture have shot up by at least 23% in a year.

New GDP data shows India is headed for a slowdown

The new GDP data makes it clear that potential growth of the Indian economy is now a lot lower than earlier expected.

What will be discussed at Monday’s RBI board meeting, and why it’s so important

The meeting follows an unprecedented standoff between RBI & Modi government. It's being keenly watched by investors & policymakers.

Modi’s promise of loan in 59 minutes will take much longer than that to encash

Bankers are upset with Modi's move to sanction loans of up to Rs 1 crore in less than an hour, call it an ‘election sop’ that could further increase their NPA level. 

Independence of central bank is of utmost importance: IMF on RBI- Centre rift

The IMF said it is closely monitoring the tension between the Ministry of Finance and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) over the autonomy of monetary policy makers.

Bad debts & NPA have declined while loan recovery has picked up: FM Jaitley

He also said that recoveries, lending ability of banks and credit growth are all improving.

RBI wields the stick on bad loans by rejecting Yes Bank’s Rana Kapoor

Rana Kapoor’s removal illustrates just how far RBI is preparing to go to root out a system-wide legacy of shoddy lending.

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An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.