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Topic: NPAs

Govt’s Bad Bank plan may only be a band-aid, doesn’t push banks to improve lending practices

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Gross NPAs of banks may rise to 9.8% by March 2022, RBI report shows

The gross non-performing assets of banks may increase to 11.22% under a severe stress scenario, the central bank's Financial Stability Report added.

Indian economy needs to bolster consumer confidence to emerge from stagnation

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Budget 2021 takes a historic gamble on growth revival. Hope now on RBI to do the job

An underestimated growth projection could give Modi govt more spending room, while initiatives to improve NPA recovery could prove crucial for India's financial sector.

RBI urges Supreme Court to lift interim order banning declaration of NPAs

RBI had earlier allowed lending institutions to grant a moratorium on payment of loan instalments falling due between 1 March 1 to 3 May, later it was extended till 31 August.

Banks need relief too, helping only borrowers will hamper next round of credit growth

As the moratorium on loan repayments ends, the government will have to answer the key question about how to treat defaulting borrowers.

SC extends interim order on loan moratorium to 28 September, says keen to waive interest

Supreme Court gives Modi govt over 2 more weeks to decide on waiver of interest for moratorium period after considering interest of all classes of creditors & all sectors of economy.

How to unearth ‘zombies’ in the Indian corporate sector

As the Indian economy recovers, we should be wary of zombie firms that are using the pandemic as an excuse to continue hanging on.

Why loan restructuring is a welcome move from RBI, and what govt now needs to do for borrowers

RBI has accepted bankers’ demand for one-time loan restructuring instead of extending the moratorium as a way of countering the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mega projects can reignite economy but infra NPAs for banks remains high, says RBI governor

In an address to the CII, Das stressed the need for alternative sources of infra financing, and pushed for early completion of FTAs with US, UK and EU.

On Camera

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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