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Rupee Cooperative Bank merger hits another roadblock, Saraswat bank questions viability

April 24, 2022 7:33 am

The board of administrators led by Sudhir Pandit has been trying to revive the Rupee Cooperative Bank or merge it with a stronger bank for a while.

IBPS Clerk 2021: Hike in vacancies, doubled from last year 

July 14, 2021 12:25 pm

The impact of the merger was cited in the number of vacancies reported by the bank in 2020 which substantially reduced from over 12000 to 2,557 vacancies. 

All the tax changes that take effect with the start of new fiscal year 2020-21

April 01, 2020 3:25 pm

From new tax regimes to abolition of dividend distribution tax (DDT) and merger of public sector banks, we take a look at all the changes which come into effect from today with the start of the new fiscal year.

How the public bank mergers could affect you

September 23, 2019 6:14 pm

There’s no need to panic if your bank has been merged with another. However, keep these crucial pointers in mind to avoid any issues later.

Three decades ago, report that set merger template

September 02, 2019 5:21 am

In the early phase of the UPA government’s first term between 2004 and 2009, the Finance Ministry headed by P Chidambaram was pushing hard for consolidation of state-owned banks.

Explained: What bank mergers can mean, the potential downsides

September 02, 2019 5:38 pm

The plan is to merge 10 state-owned banks into four larger ones. What led to the move, how is it intended to help the banks and the government, and what are the potential downsides?

PSBs consolidation building block for $5 trillion economy: Finance secretary Rajiv Kumar

September 01, 2019 5:20 pm

The state-owned banks can now look forward to efficiency gain, higher profit, better services to customers and also more benefits to their employees, Rajiv Kumar said.

No bank will be closed, no employee removed: Sitharaman allays fears on merger of public sector banks

September 01, 2019 6:18 pm

“There is no closure of banks. No banks are being asked to do anything different from what they were doing. In fact, we are giving them more capital to do what they were doing,” Nirmala Sitharaman said at a press conference.

Good move but bad timing: experts on bank merger

August 31, 2019 2:10 am

In fact, the three-way merger of Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank with Bank of Baroda took over six months to come into effect. While the government first proposed the merger of the banks in September 2018, the merger came into force on April 1, 2019.

Vijaya Bank board approves merger proposal with Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank

September 29, 2018 10:44 pm

Earlier in September, the government announced the merger of Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank to create the country's second-largest PSU lender by assets and branches.