Loan Moratorium News
RBI had on 27 March last year allowed a moratorium on payment of instalments of term loans due between 1 March and 31 May, later extending the period till 31 August
The Centre had said that if it were to consider waiving interest on all loans for the RBI-mandated six-month moratorium, the amount foregone would be over Rs 6 lakh crore
Loan moratorium case: Lenders to credit ‘interest on interest’ to borrowers by 5 Nov, Centre tells SC
The Ministry of Finance has said that after crediting this amount, the lending institutions would claim reimbursement from the Central government
The court said the Central Government should implement 'as soon as possible' interest waiver on loans of up to Rs 2 crore under the RBI moratorium scheme in view of the COVID-19 pandemic
The Indian central bank also clarified that all farm credit exposures, including from NBFCs, can be recast under the pandemic-related resolution framework issued in August, but loans to allied activities are excluded
Extension of loan moratorium period by six months may affect overall credit discipline, RBI tells SC
In an affidavit, the RBI has said that a long moratorium period could also increase the risks of delinquencies after resumption of scheduled payments
SC asks Centre, RBI to put Kamath panel suggestions, their decisions on loan moratorium on record within a week
In the hearing conducted over video conference, the apex court took note of grievances that various sectors such as real estate have been left out under the Centre's new proposal
On 10 September, the apex court adjourned the hearing ordering that all decisions by RBI, Centre and banks be placed before it for consideration
Ola, Uber drivers go on strike in Delhi-NCR, demand extension of loan moratorium till Dec and fare hike
The cab drivers will assemble near Himachal Bhawan at Mandi House on Tuesday to seek government action on their demands
The apex court had earlier asked the Centre and the RBI to review the move to charge interest on deferred EMIs during the moratorium period
COVID-19 impact: Extension of concession period for toll road operators unlikely to provide adequate relief, says ICRA
Post-resumption of tolling, toll collections reached 30-35% of pre-COVID-19 levels in last week of April 2020, which subsequently improved to 50-55% in May 2020, it added.
HDFC Bank extends moratorium on loan, EMIs, credit card outstandings by 3 months till August; here's all you need to know
HDFC Bank announced that it has extended the loan moratorium by another 3-months
With incremental bank lending making up the bulk of the government's nearly Rs 21 lakh crore stimulus package, lenders face significant asset quality challenges which can increase their dud loan ratios by up to 6 percentage points over the next two years, warns a report
Coronavirus Lockdown: SC issues notice to Centre, RBI on plea against interest on loans during moratorium
The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Centre and the RBI to respond to a plea challenging levy of interest on loans during the moratorium period, which has now been extended by another three months till August 31 due to the coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 267 new COVID-19 patients reported in Rajasthan today, total number of cases rises to 6,494
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Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday extended the moratorium on payment of loans by another three months till August to provide much-needed relief to borrowers whose income has been hit due to the coronavirus crisis
Nirmala Sitharaman to meet PSB chiefs tomorrow to discuss loan disbursement; to review interest rate transmission to borrowers
The deployment of excessive funds by banks under the reverse repo route may also come up for discussion on Friday, sources said.
Public sector banks have sanctioned loans worth Rs 42,000 crore to the MSME sector and corporates since the start of the lockdown.
Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI may extend bank loan moratorium by another 3 months to help people, industry impacted by lockdown
With further extension of the nationwide lockdown, the RBI is considering a proposal for extending the moratorium on bank loans by another three months to help people and industry impacted by the ongoing lockdown to contain COVID-19
The Reserve Bank of India's three-month suspension of EMIs could provide a liquidity breather of Rs 2.10 lakh crore if all corporates avail it, says a report