Friday, 20 May, 2022

Topic: SBI

As CBI probes mystery of SBI’s missing coins worth over Rs 11 cr, here’s what its FIR states

According to the FIR, SBI had constituted a committee for an audit of coins worth close to Rs 13 crore held by the bank. But coins worth Rs 11,62,11,275 were found missing.

Indian banks ‘unprepared’ for climate-related risks, RBI must take action, new report says

None of the 34 banks Climate Risk Horizons analysed have assessed the resilience of their portfolios in the face of climate change. Only 2 have committed to stop funding new coal power plants.

SBI profit in third quarter rises 62% on improved consumer demand

With a fifth of India’s loan market, SBI is a key barometer on the health of the country’s financial sector and a key player for economic revival.

‘Baboo’s feelings hurt’?— How precursor to SBI treated Indian customers in British era

In ‘The SBI Story’, Vikrant Pande traces the history of India’s oldest bank, and how it came to be during the British Raj.

How did SBI become synonymous with banking in India? New book tells story of last 2 centuries

Published by Westland Books, The SBI Story by Vikrant Pande, will be released on 2 February on SoftCover, ThePrint’s e-venue to launch select non-fiction books.

SBI, Amundi Asset Management plan to offload combined 10% stake in mutual fund JV via IPO route

India’s largest lender aims to sell a 6% stake in SBI Funds Management and Amundi 4%, the firms said in separate filings Wednesday. The IPO will seek to raise about $1 billion.

Why do banks ban crypto trade? They lack KYC-AML checks, so it’s better to not deal at all

Banks, RazorPay, CCAvenue are doing indirectly what the RBI was prohibited from doing directly—ban crypto trade.

Vodafone Idea in talks with SBI for loan after relief from Modi govt

The bank loan, if it materialises, will be a lifeline for the company which hasn’t reported annual profit since Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio unleashed a tariff war in 2016.

SBI ex-chairman was arrested in ‘routine drive’ to clear backlog, 20 months after warrant

First non-bailable warrant against Pratip Chaudhuri was issued in February 2020, but he was arrested only on 31 October 2021. Rajasthan Police say warrants were pending because of 'Covid situation'.

Rajasthan HC stays trial court arrest order, grants bail to ex-SBI chairman Pratip Chaudhuri

Former SBI chairman Pratip Chaudhuri was arrested after a Jaisalmer court admitted a protesting petition against the Rajasthan Police filing a closure report in a case of fraud. 

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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif | ShehbazSharif/Facebook

Pakistan’s being governed by London Sharif and Islamabad Sharif. But they’re not on same page

The disintegration of Sri Lanka is a warning. Ethnic divisions, economic mismanagement, and a horrendously uneconomic port— each has a parallel in Pakistan.
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.