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Banks' bad loans pile crosses Rs 10 lakh cr, up Rs 1.39 lakh cr in March quarter; the NPA mess explained in 7 charts
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Banks' bad loans pile crosses Rs 10 lakh cr, up Rs 1.39 lakh cr in March quarter; the NPA mess explained in 7 charts

seven charts throw more light on the bad loans crisis that has engulfed the nation's banking sector.

Axis Bank’s losses and CEO Shikha Sharma’s fall from grace: The buck always stops with those at the helm
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Axis Bank’s losses and CEO Shikha Sharma’s fall from grace: The buck always stops with those at the helm

Was Axis Bank boss Shikha Sharma a victim of circumstances over which she had little control? Or was she slack in controlling her employees?

ICICI-Videocon case: 10 questions that could decide Chanda Kochhar's future at India’s second-largest private bank
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ICICI-Videocon case: 10 questions that could decide Chanda Kochhar's future at India’s second-largest private bank

Did ICICI approach the 12 co-obligor firms listed by the Videocon group to recover dues? The 12 firms were presented as co-obligors for this very purpose.

Private banks' share in overall loan pie rising; will banking crisis render most PSBs dodos?
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Private banks' share in overall loan pie rising; will banking crisis render most PSBs dodos?

The banking sector in India is getting 'privatised' on its own, even though the government continues to own 21 public sector banks.

The great Indian banking circus: A guide on how to use the Aam Aadmi and Mr Fraud counters
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The great Indian banking circus: A guide on how to use the Aam Aadmi and Mr Fraud counters

The common man’s role in this saga is to pay taxes on time to help refuel banks, so that lenders don’t run out of funds to feed Mr Fraud.

There is no imbalance in the Indian banking system, just a distorted perspective; privatisation isn’t the only solution
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There is no imbalance in the Indian banking system, just a distorted perspective; privatisation isn’t the only solution

Public sector banks narrowed the performance gap after 2000. Perhaps, popular perception hasn’t caught up as yet.

Full text: 'No banking regulator can catch or prevent all frauds' says RBI governor Urjit Patel
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Full text: 'No banking regulator can catch or prevent all frauds' says RBI governor Urjit Patel

RBI governor Urjit Patel said, we at the Reserve Bank of India also feel the anger, hurt and pain at the banking sector frauds and irregularities

Nirav Modi fraud: 5 reasons why SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar is wrong about PSB privatisation
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Nirav Modi fraud: 5 reasons why SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar is wrong about PSB privatisation

Privatisation may not be a panacea for the problems of state-run banks but it can lift them to a better operational environment and more importantly leave these banks fight in the market competition where only the fittest survives

Financial Stability Report: RBI warns of elevated NPA risks; private banks bad loan spike 41%
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Financial Stability Report: RBI warns of elevated NPA risks; private banks bad loan spike 41%

Reserve Bank India (RBI) has said gross non-performing assets in the system shot up to 10.2 percent as of the September quarter, primarily led by private sector lenders, and has warned that the situation will only aggravate from there, "elevating" the systemic risks

Maharashtra loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis admits goof up, says scheme on till 'every eligible farmer included'
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Maharashtra loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis admits goof up, says scheme on till 'every eligible farmer included'

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, addressing the the Maharashtra Assembly Thursday, admitted his government made mistakes implementing the farmers' loan waiver scheme but stated that those errors were later rectified. He added that the scheme would continue until 'every eligible farmer was included'.

Maharashtra loan waiver: How banks undid Fadnavis' pet plan, forcing him to delink Aadhaar from disbursal
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Maharashtra loan waiver: How banks undid Fadnavis' pet plan, forcing him to delink Aadhaar from disbursal

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis’ dream of delivering the country’s first, blemishless, Aadhaar-linked farm loan waiver scheme has turned into a nightmare.

Bank NPA trend in 7 charts: Bad loans at state-run banks may be peaking; select private peers see rise
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Bank NPA trend in 7 charts: Bad loans at state-run banks may be peaking; select private peers see rise

21 public sector banks saw their bad loans remaining flat at Rs 7.33 lakh crore during July-September compared with the previous quarter

Maha farm loan waiver: Banks goof up beneficiary list big time, bring Devendra Fadnavis' plan to grinding halt
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Maha farm loan waiver: Banks goof up beneficiary list big time, bring Devendra Fadnavis' plan to grinding halt

In the hurry to submit the farmers' details to the government majority banks have submitted incorrect data for the farmers' loan waiver scheme

More than 90 percent Indian customers prefer visiting bank branch over Internet banking: Report
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More than 90 percent Indian customers prefer visiting bank branch over Internet banking: Report

94 percent of retail banking Indian customers visit the branch/store at least once in the past 12 months.

Banks to charge on cash withdrawal and deposits not fair, RBI should step in
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Banks to charge on cash withdrawal and deposits not fair, RBI should step in

When a bank sinks, the concern is that deposit holders are affected and not the shareholders. The bank is never put in the dock when bad lending decisions are taken and NPAs increase

India Ratings maintains stable outlook for large state-run banks citing access to growth capital
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India Ratings maintains stable outlook for large state-run banks citing access to growth capital

India Ratings, however, retained its negative outlook on mid-sized and smaller state-run banks due to limited access to capital and large non-performing assets

RBI allows more foreign stake in private sector banks
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RBI allows more foreign stake in private sector banks

The Reserve Bank of India has allowed foreign banks higher shareholding in private sector lenders in the country under exceptional situations as it tweaked the guidelines, against the backdrop of norms on licensing of new banks.

Bank licences on-tap : RBI's Rajan just poured cold water on dreams of corporate biggies
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Bank licences on-tap : RBI's Rajan just poured cold water on dreams of corporate biggies

On-tap banking licence will be the third leg of structural reforms in the banking sector

At Rs 4 lakh crore, bad loans exceed market value of PSU banks
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At Rs 4 lakh crore, bad loans exceed market value of PSU banks

For every Rs 100 parked in shares of public sector banks, investors carry the burden of Rs 150 as bad loans, which have cumulatively ballooned to Rs 4 lakh crore or 1.5 times the market value of these lenders.