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When British Airways made ex-SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya sleep on carpet

When British Airways made ex-SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya sleep on carpet

The emergency landing of a Mumbai-London British Airways flight in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, led to ordeal for all passengers. And among the passengers was former State Bank of India chief Arundhati Bhattacharya.

Dec 13, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
Rajnish Kumar appointed new SBI chairman

Rajnish Kumar appointed new SBI chairman

He will succeed Arundhati Bhattacharya, who is at present serving her one-year extension, that ends on Friday.

Oct 04, 2017, 16:21 PM IST
SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya among Fortune's 50 greatest leaders of the world

SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya among Fortune's 50 greatest leaders of the world

SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya and Indian-origin physician Raj Panjabi have been named by Fortune magazine among the world's 50 greatest leaders who are transforming the world and inspiring others to do the same.

Mar 23, 2017, 21:19 PM IST
Repair rural household economy to sustain growth: SBI chief

Repair rural household economy to sustain growth: SBI chief

Calling for focussing on farm sector growth to sustain higher overall growth, the State Bank of India on Friday said revival in credit demand will stay low until the balance sheets of the rural households are repaired.

Mar 17, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
Demonetisation: Cash withdrawal limit deadline may be extended beyond December 30, says SBI Chairman

Demonetisation: Cash withdrawal limit deadline may be extended beyond December 30, says SBI Chairman

Even as the window for depositing demonetised notes ends on December 30, the restrictions on cash withdrawal from banks and automated teller machines (ATMs) are expected to continue for a little longer.

Dec 23, 2016, 09:52 AM IST
SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya gets a second term, for a year

SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya gets a second term, for a year

After creating history by becoming the first woman to head the nation's largest lender State Bank of India, Arundhati Bhattacharya today earned another first by landing an extension for a year.

Oct 01, 2016, 20:27 PM IST
SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya gets 1-year extension

SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya gets 1-year extension

Government has given one-year extension to SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya amid the lender's consolidation with its associate banks.

Oct 01, 2016, 17:51 PM IST
SBI, associates merger by March end: SBI chief

SBI, associates merger by March end: SBI chief

Unfazed by nation-wide public sector bank strike, SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya today said the merger of 5 associate banks and Bhartiya Mahila Bank with the state-owned lender should be over by next March.

Jul 29, 2016, 19:23 PM IST

PSBs need govt support for viability of social schemes: SBI

SBI chief Arundhathi Bhattacharya on Friday said the government needs to think about "ways and means" to sustain social security schemes.

Aug 28, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

U-turn on payments banks: SBI chief sees 'opportunity' for all

"With this new competition, I think there is a huge opportunity out there for the entire banking sector. And this opportunity is for us to take," she said.

Aug 25, 2015, 22:34 PM IST

SBI chief for innovative lending to contain NPAs

With non-performing assets from large corporates at worryingly high levels, State Bank of India Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya Monday said lenders should be innovative in tailoring their products.

Jan 12, 2015, 17:42 PM IST

No magic wand to bring down bad loans: SBI chief

State Bank of India (SBI) Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya Tuesday said she does not have a magic wand to deal with bad loans, which soared to Rs 61,605.35 crore at the end of March.

Jul 01, 2014, 15:41 PM IST

Process of recovery of dues from Kingfisher on: SBI chief

Asked how much the bank has recovered from the sale of Kingfisher Airlines' shares, she said, "Nothing very much. I think the recovery is in the range of Rs 350 to Rs 400 crore."

Apr 26, 2014, 18:48 PM IST

With a woman at helm, fairer HR policies likely at SBI

Female employees at SBI can look forward to fairer HR policies as the bank's first woman chief Arundhati Bhattacharya Tuesday hinted at allowing staff to avail of long sabbaticals, among other initiatives.

Oct 08, 2013, 23:31 PM IST

FinMin seeks relaxation in selection norms for SBI chief post

"To have suitable panel of candidates, we have requested Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) for exemption in regulatory guidelines," Financial Services Secretary Rajiv Takru said.

Aug 18, 2013, 12:46 PM IST

No enough grounds to justify CRR: SBI chief

Sticking to his demand for doing away with the mandatory cash reserve ratio or CRR, State Bank of India Chairman Pratip Chaudhuri Monday said that merely citing some existing rules do not justify the practice.

Sep 03, 2012, 21:24 PM IST

RBI snubs SBI chief on CRR comments

A top RBI official Monday snubbed SBI Chairman Pratip K Chaudhuri for his remarks suggesting abolition of Cash Reserve Ratio, bluntly telling him that he has to find "some other place" if he could not work as per the central bank's regulatory environment.

Aug 27, 2012, 16:57 PM IST

Kingfisher continues to be an NPA, says SBI chief

The carrier is in a financial mess and struggling to service its loans, which have run up to over Rs 6,000 crore.

Jan 19, 2012, 19:20 PM IST

Efforts being made to help Kingfisher: SBI chief

The Vijay Mallya-led private carrier is in a financial mess struggling to service its loans that has run up to over Rs 6,000 crore.

Dec 18, 2011, 22:55 PM IST

No hike in interest rates on cards: SBI chief

SBI Chairman O P Bhatt has said no increase in interest rates is expected in the near future, allaying apprehensions on the return of the tight money policy.

Sep 25, 2009, 16:28 PM IST