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Banks in big loss or under PCA to be barred from buying NBFC assets

In the Budget 2019-20, the Centre has allowed a one-time, partial credit guarantee of six months to public sector banks (PSBs) on their first loss of up to 10 per cent for purchase of high-rated pooled NBFC assets of Rs 1 lakh crore.

Jul 12, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

Gross NPAs of Public Sector Banks declined by Rs 89,189 crore in March

Gross NPAs of PSBs have declined by Rs  89,189 crore from the peak of Rs 8,95,601 crore in March 2018 to Rs 8,06,412 crore in March 2019, FM Sitharaman said.

Jun 26, 2019, 14:14 PM IST

Income Tax department to help public sector banks to recover bad loans

The directions has been issued by CBDT to all Principal Chief Commissioners of Income Tax (Principal CCIT are Zone heads).

Jun 26, 2019, 12:30 PM IST

Gross NPAs of banks may reduce to 8% by March 2020: Report

NPA in the banking system had peaked at 11.5 percent in March 2018 and then declined to 9.3 percent in March 2019.

Jun 25, 2019, 15:56 PM IST

IBC process helps recover Rs 70K cr bad loans in FY19: Report

According to its president Gurpreet Chatwal, the recovery rate for the 94 cases resolved through IBC by FY2018-19 is 43 per cent, compared with 26.5 per cent through earlier resolution mechanisms.

May 15, 2019, 14:15 PM IST

NPA under Mudra Yojana stands at Rs 7,277 crore

Loans under PMMY can be covered under Credit Guarantee Fund for Micro Units (CGFMU).

Feb 13, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

UPA regime responsible for bad loans, defaulters fleeing India: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Defence Minister said that huge loans to big defaulters were given by the previous UPA regime.

Oct 10, 2018, 13:40 PM IST

Small businesses collapsing while Centre helped crony capitalists run away, alleges Congress

Congress alleged that the Centre has written off more bad loans than it plans to spend on health, education and social protection in the current fiscal year.

Oct 01, 2018, 17:15 PM IST

Banks need to take 40-60% haircut to get RP4 rating: Report

All stressed accounts with an exposure of Rs 500 crore and above will require two such ICEs, while others will need one ICE.

Sep 12, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

Larger number of bad loans originated in 2006-2008: Rajan

Rajan pointed out that the loan waivers vitiate the credit culture and an all-party agreement to this effect would be in the country`s interest in view of impending elections.

Sep 11, 2018, 18:00 PM IST

Banking sector outlook to stay negative till capital positions improve: Fitch

Fitch said the USD 151-billion stock of bad loans remains a risk for the sector's weak income base.

Aug 13, 2018, 13:13 PM IST

Banks' NPAs status to worsen to over 12% by March 2019: Reserve Bank of India

There are 11 banks under PCA framework on account of their high bad loans.

Jun 26, 2018, 22:35 PM IST

Heads of 11-PSBs to appear before Parliamentary Panel over mounting bad loans

The banking sector is grappling with rising non-performing assets (NPAs), which touched Rs 8.99 lakh crore or 10.11 percent of total advances at December-end 2017.

Jun 25, 2018, 11:10 AM IST

RBI Governor Urjit Patel appears before Parliamentary panel; assures steps to strengthen banking system

Sources present at the meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance said the RBI Governor expressed confidence of tiding over the crisis regarding non-performing assets (NPAs).

Jun 12, 2018, 14:57 PM IST

Government eying merger of four Public Sector Banks amidst rising bad loans

These PSBs reportedly have a cumulative loss of Rs 21,646.38 crore for the financial year 2017-18.

Jun 05, 2018, 12:28 PM IST

Bhushan Steel's buyout to reduce PSB NPAs by Rs 35,000 crore

Last week, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal had tweeted that the acquisition was a "historic breakthrough in resolving legacy issues of banks".

May 21, 2018, 12:10 PM IST

RBI asks Axis Bank to re-consider another term for Shikha Sharma as MD

The move comes against the backdrop of persisting concerns over mounting Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) in the banking system.

Apr 03, 2018, 10:31 AM IST

Fishy loans: CBI registers 3 FIRs in Rs 743 crore bad loans in IDBI bank

It is alleged that the loans were issued without proper loan documents, without conducting pre-sanction and post sanction inspections.

Mar 29, 2018, 18:21 PM IST

Except SBI, rest state-run banks should be privatised, says Arvind Panagariya

The former NITI Aayog vice-chairman also said that political parties should mention privatisation of PSBs in their 2019 general election manifesto.

Mar 25, 2018, 18:05 PM IST

RBI's new NPA norms may undermine bank earnings: Fitch

The new framework will give banks less discretion over the reporting and resolution of bad assets.

Feb 22, 2018, 20:16 PM IST