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Hemindra Hazari 20 March 2017 After the BJP’s decisive victory in the Uttar Pradesh (UP) state elections, alarm bells have started tolling in the capital market. The primary cause for concern is the BJP’s promise to the UP electorate to waive off all farm loans...
February 23, 2018 by rupeindia — Hemindra Hazari writes: The Punjab National Bank (PNB) Nirav Modi scam has led to a clamour from certain quarters for the privatization of India’s Government banks. It was only to be expected that Assocham , the corporate sector...
Hemindra Hazari In the ongoing demonetisation saga, the credibility of India’s central bank keeps plunging to new depths. Repeated contradictory notifications, restrictions on cash withdrawal of deposits, inadequacy of new notes to replace the withdrawn high denomination notes, and a...
Hemindra Hazari 9 July 2019 On 26 June 2019, confronted with a contempt petition filed in the Supreme Court of India by Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI) activist, Girish Mittal, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) finally disclosed the...
The systemic erosion of public institutions indicates that Vinod Rai, a roaring tiger, has been reduced to a caged parrot, and the BBB’s expiry date is fast approaching. Perhaps the BCCI will turn out to be a more absorbing engagement than the nation’s public sector banks.
Even though the government has intervened and installed a new board, the IL&FS saga continues with no resolution in immediate sight. Daily reports of defaults of IL&FS group companies are heightening concerns in the financial market. This is happening in the back drop of the rupee in free fall,...
Hemindra Hazari In India’s darkest economic hour, with the economy starved of cash, the prime minister extolling the people on the virtues of sacrifice and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor finally emerging from his 14-day absence and silence to reassure citizens, one...
By Hemindra Hazari On January 11, 2019, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)  issued a press release informing the public that “by an order dated January 4, 2019 imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 30 million on Citibank N.A. India (the bank) for deficiencies in compliance...
Hemindra Hazari Risk management is the control and nerve centre of a bank. The independence of control and vigilance functions like risk management and audit has to be fiercely protected by the board of directors and the banking regulator. So when a major bank...
Hemindra Hazari The Economic Survey is the flagship document of the Ministry of Finance, presented by the finance minister to parliament on a day prior to the release of the Union Budget. This prestigious economic document is the responsibility of the chief economic adviser to...