Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022

bad loans


What the RBI’s Financial Stability Report reveals about the banking sector

August 05, 2022 8:44 am

Rajeswari Sengupta writes: Balance sheets have improved but banks are unlikely to fund investments in industry, infrastructure

Proposal to create bad bank for farm loans raises several issues that need careful deliberation

December 07, 2021 8:32 am

🔴 There are better ways to help farmers. Ensuring timely access to credit on more favourable terms for one. But the broader policy framework should facilitate farming becoming a more remunerative occupation.

Tackling the problem of bad loans

November 23, 2021 7:15 am

C Rangarajan, B Sambamurthy write: Despite various attempts to create an efficient framework for resolving bad loans, poor ecosystem and legal delays frustrate many of these initiatives.

FM Sitharaman announces Rs 30,600 crore govt guarantee for 'bad bank'

September 17, 2021 7:35 am

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said most of the big-ticket NPAs (Non Performing Assets) will be transferred to NARCL, thereby cleaning up banks’ balance sheets and freeing up growth capital for them to support economic activity.

Experts see new surge in bad loans, could rise to 13-15% this FY

June 16, 2021 7:06 am

Analysts estimate that non-performing assets (NPAs) will jump from a little under 8 per cent in the previous fiscal year — helped by restructuring, write-offs and regulatory relaxations including a loan moratorium — to 13-15 per cent in 2021-22.

Moratorium issue: Post SC verdict, banks set to classify loans of Rs 1.3 lakh crore as NPAs

March 24, 2021 6:16 am

The SC decision on Tuesday will clear the way for lenders to classify NPAs as per the delinquency record of borrowers, which they had not been able to since the end of the moratorium period in August 2020 and the SC’s earlier directive not to classify defaults as NPAs.

Banks red-flag: Loans to street vendors in pandemic turning NPAs

January 21, 2021 7:35 am

Launched in June to help vendors amid the pandemic, the PM SVANidhi scheme is a micro-credit facility that provides street vendors a collateral-free loan of Rs 10,000 at concessional rates of an estimated 7.25%.

Downloading a debt trap

January 18, 2021 8:00 pm

How unregulated lending apps preyed on financial uncertainty of Indians, and what can be done to protect borrowers in the future.

Court-ordered interest waiver and bad loan recognition ban hurts common man

October 21, 2020 8:44 am

It sabotages economic justice because fiscally funding banking diverts money from education, health and skilling expenditure.

Rajan, Acharya proposals for the banking sector: Winding down of DFS, reprivatising select PSBs

September 22, 2020 10:23 am

On tackling of bad loans, they said private asset management and national asset management “bad banks” should be encouraged in parallel to the online platform for distressed loan sales.


Bank officials under CBI probe has risen 5 times in the last 4 months: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

The number of bank officers arrested or facing charges for being involved with bad loans has gone up five times in the last four months. Here’s the #NewsInNumbers. See more: