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The display of such largesse should be a troubling signal for shareholders who worry about corporate governance. Hemindra HazariBANKINGGOVERNMENT25/JUL/2017 Rewarding senior management during a particularly bad year should be a troubling...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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 ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank by assets, posted shocking results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016. The consensus analyst forecast for the bank’s net profit was Rs. 3,100 crores; the bank reported a paltry Rs. 702 crores. This was an annual...
With the help of a whistleblower, the Rajasthan police is prosecuting cases of insurance schemes mis-sold by ICICI as fixed deposits to unsuspecting customers. But the country's insurance and banking regulators don't seem bothered. Victims narrate their stories about how...
The now-beleaguered and much-derided Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) holds its annual general meeting on September 29. IL&FS has a handful of major shareholders who, like Kumbakarna of Ramayana fame, were in deep slumber through the long night of mismanagement, and it remains to be seen whether these same...