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Govt has pumped Rs.2.6Lcr into public sector banks in 11 years - The Times of India - 18.2.18

Construct of Modi-Choksi scam reveals 150 franchisees and 200 Shell COs - Financial Chronicle - 19.2.18

Ramaphosa vows to fight corruption - The Hindu - 16.2.18

Rs. 5,100 cr. assets seized in PNB case - The Hindu - 16.2.18

PNB fraud: Where does the buck stop? - The Mint - 16.2.18

PNB may be liable to pay foreign branches of banks - The Mint - 16.2.18

Agencies seize Rs5,100 cr from Nirav Modi’s firms - The Mint - 16.2.18

Banks ignored potential red flag for two years - Business Standard - 16.2.18

Pay up dues to banks for claims against LoUs, RBI tells PNB - Business Standard - 16.2.18

Stringent financial norms for gems and jewellery industry - Financial Chronicle - 16.2.18

PNB presents brave amidst mounting criticism - Financial Chronicle - 16.2.18

Choksi caught in maelstrom - Financial Chronicle - 16.2.18

SBI posts Rs 24.16 billion quarterly loss for first time in nearly 19 years - Business Standard - 11.2.18

In tempestuous markets, RBI doesn't want to rock the boat - The Mint - 8.2.18

RBI - Growth to accelerate, but inflation threat looms - The Mint - 8.2.18

RBI keeps policy rate unchanged - Financial Express - 8.2.18

Govt can't borrow as PSBs walk out - Financial Express - 6.2.18

'Nationalised are now favouring major businessmen' - The New Indian Express - 31.1.18

SBI’s deposit rate hike sets stage for rise in lending rates - The Mint - 31.1.18

Banks may need Rs.89k crore:Ind - Ra - The New Indian Espress - 25.1.18

Humongous bank fund infusion tied to reform firewall against bad loans - The New Indian Espress - 25.1.18

Govt. unveils Rs. 2.1 lakh crore bank recapitalisation plan - The Hindu - 25.1.18

Coming soon: A bank solely for food processing sector - Financial Chronicle - 25.1.18

Former SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya named BS Banker of the Year - Business Standard - 25.1.18

Rs88,000 crore package for reviving ailing PSBs - The Mint - 25.1.18

Banks are reducing charges for digital transactions - The Mint - 23.1.18

Soiled Rs. 2,000, Rs. 500 notes haven’t yet gained currency - Business Line - 22.1.18

SBI to hire nearly 9,500 candidates for ops & sales - The Times of India - 22.1.18

SBI to Put Rs.382-cr Soured Education Loans on Sale - The Economic Times - 16.1.18

UIDAI to Discuss Aadhaar Deadline Issue with RBI, Trai - The Economic Times - 16.1.18

More measures likely for NPA clean-up - Business Line - 12.1.18

SBI, ICICI Bank First Choice for Bidders Eyeing Essar Steel - The Economic Times - 11.1.18

PSU Banks to Get Rs.80k cr of Fresh Cash from Govt - The Economic Times - 5.1.18

Govt seeks nod for Rs 800-billion PSB recapitalisation through bonds - Business Standard - 5.1.18

Take Note of Rs. 200 in ATMs, RBI Tells Banks - The Economic Times - 4.1.18

Three PSU Banks Await New Bosses - The Economic Times - 3.1.18

Why we should worry about the fall in bank credit - Business Line - 2.1.18

SB a/c balance slip-ups invite 78% p.a. penalty - Business Line - 2.1.18

Sebi plan on loan defaults runs into RBI hurdle - The Mint - 2.1.18

RBI's pause on rate cuts brings credit opportunity funds under spotlight - Business Standard - 2.1.18

HDFC Bank to raise up to Rs 24,000 cr via share sale - Business Standard - 21.12.17

More people complain against private banks than PSU banks - The Times of India - 21.12.17

PSU banks capital raising is credit positive, says Moody's - Financial Chronicle - 20.12.17

3 more months to link bank account - The New Indian Express - 14.12.17

Banks to refer IVRCL, other NPAs to NCLT - The Hindu - 14.12.17

RBI policy: Mind the output gap - The Mint - 07.12.17

RBI leaves rates unchanged, raises H2 inflation forecast - The Mint - 07.12.17

LIC sells bank stocks, bets big on IT and engineering - Financial Chronicle - 1.12.17

Fiscal deficit concerns spook markets; Sensex drops most in two months - Business Standard - 1.12.17

SBI’s YONO app promotional sets the right tone - Business Line - 28.11.17

FMCG, two-wheeler loans in focus for SBI - Financial Chronicle - 27.11.17

Banking the unbanked: the Indian revolution - The Mint - 22.11.17

Indian Bank to seek bids for sale of NPAs worth Rs. 1,100 cr. - The Hindu - 17.11.17

The long road to cashless India - The Mint - 16.11.17

SBI begins process to sell Rs1,580 crore of bad loans - The Mint - 15.11.17

A fatigued system - FrontLine - 13.11.17

SBI’s insurer stake sale lifts net to Rs. 1,581.55 cr. - The Hindu - 11.11.17

Mallya to be declared PO; court asks him to appear by December 18 - Financial Express - 09.11.17

Banking on legislation - The Hindu - 09.11.17

Note ban failed to achieve its purpose - Deccan Chronicle - 08.11.17

NIA seizes Rs. 36 cr. in demonetised notes - The Hindu - 08.11.17

Discordant notes - The Hindu - 08.11.17

Markets hit new highs on World Bank report boost - The Mint - 02.11.17

Will recap without reforms revive public sector banks? - The Mint - 30.10.17

A lease of life called bank recapitalization - The Mint - 27.10.17

PSU bank stocks may see positive re-rating - The Hindu - 25.10.17

Rs. 2.11 lakh crore for PSU banks to boost lending - The Hindu - 25.10.17

PSU banks Rally since Feb 1 on Hopes of Package - The Economic Times - 25.10.17

Eight banks on Government's first list - Financial Express - 23.10.17

Banking sector stares at additional Rs.40,000 Cr NPAs - Financial Chronicle - 23.10.17

Yes, you have to link bank accounts with Aadhaar number, RBI clarifies - The New Sunday Express - 22.10.17

Fire guts SBI office in Kolkata - The Hindu - 20.10.17

Centre elevates 9 GMs of public sector banks as executive directors - Business Line - 11.10.17

Bankers ask IBBI to solve tricky corporate situations - Financial Chronicle - 10.10.17

Nabard buys 7% more in Sidbi from IDBI Bank for Rs900 cr - The Mint - 09.10.17

Asset quality stress for banks has bottomed out: Bhattacharya - The Mint - 08.9.17

RBI says no to economic stimulus - The Mint - 05.10.17

Financial inclusion providing the entire range of banking services: SBI Chairman - Financial Chronicle - 22.9.17

RBI move on P2P lending companies may affect small players - The New Indian Express - 22.9.17

SBI to hire merchant banker for sale of non-core assets - The Mint - 21.9.17

RBI to regulate peer-to-peer lending firms - The Mint - 21.9.17

RBI to regulate P2P lending firms - The New Indian Express - 21.9.17

'India's economic slowdown for real' - The New Indian Express - 20.9.17

The mystery of the missing inflation - The Mint - 18.9.17

‘Retain a few banks under control, privatise rest’ – Deccan Chroncile – 16.9.17

SBI Life IPO to open on 20 September - The Mint - 14.9.17

Institute of banking personnel selection - Business Line - 12.9.17

The branches have not spread much - Business Line - 09.9.17

Divided on dividends - Business Line - 08.9.17

Has RBI got its strategy on exchange rates wrong? - The Mint - 07.9.17

‘RBI is economy’s risk manager’ - The Mint - 06.9.17

Urjit Patel's tumultuous first year as RBI governor - The Mint - 04.9.17

It's a mistake to treat RBI governor as just another bureaucrat, says Rajan - The Mint - 04.9.17

Finance Ministry writes to heads of PSU banks on consolidation - Financial Express – 03.9.17

Banking sector outlook stable: Moody’s - Business Line – 01.9.17

Centre tells PSBs to begin merger process ‘immediately’ - The Hindu – 01.9.17

The Public Sector Banking Universe - Mint - 10.8.17

Undiluted attention to development is the need of the hour: C Rangarajan - Business Line – 12.8.17

More pain ahead for country’s biggest bank - Business Line – 12.8.17

Markets post worst weekly performance in 18 months - Business Standard - 12/13.8.17

Amended Banking Regulation Bill gets elders’ nod - The Hindu - 11.8.17

Bank of India swings to profit in first quarter - Business Line - 10.8.17

Bank strike call ‘unwarranted’: IBA - Business Line - 10.8.17

How much will agricultural loan waivers impact the economy? - Mint - 9.8.17

Bank Union calls for All India Strike - Deccan Chronicle - 8.8.17

What a car loan costs you? - MINT- 8.8.17

RBI SURVEYS A WAKE-UP CALL FOR THE GOVERNMENT - MINT- 8.8.17

YRBI policy: Dont ask, dont tell on further rate cuts - The Mint - 26.7.17

The implications of RBI rate cut - The Mint - 03.8.17

Why the RBI is fussing over transmission & rigidity of base rate - Business Line - 3.8.17

All eyes on RBI today - Business Standard - 2.8.17

The new Rs. 50 note has got the blues - Business Line - 2.8.17

The Reserve Bank is off target - The Hindu - 1.8.17

SBI cuts savings rate by 0.5%; 90% customers to be impacted - Financial Chronicle - 1.8.17

Growth in the time of a credit squeeze - Business Line - 1.8.17

CAG punches holes in recapitalisation of PSBs - Business Line - 29.7.17

IMF Keeps India's growth outlook unchanged - Mint - 25.7.17

Jaitley introduces Bill in Lok Sabha to repeal law on SBI’s subsidiary banks - Business Line - 22.7.17

Bad loans: The bungling and farce continues

Vijay Mallya fails to appear before SC in contempt case

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