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Congress welcomes economic experts' criticism of central govt's proposal to allow corporates in banking sector

Congress welcomes economic experts' criticism of central govt's proposal to allow corporates in banking sector

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India must not neglect bank recap despite pandemic, says former RBI deputy governor

Indian banks are saddled with over $120 billion in bad debt, and in severely stressed conditions the bad-loan ratio could nearly double by March, according to Reserve Bank of India projections.

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India Must Persevere With Flexible Inflation Targeting: RBI Deputy Governor

The RBI has by and large been successful in keeping inflation within the mandated 2%-6% range.

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India Appoints Michael Patra As RBI Deputy Governor

He will fill a vacancy left by former deputy governor Viral Acharya, who resigned last June, six months before the scheduled end of his term in office.

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Deputy Governor of RBI, Viral Acharya: Things You Should Know

Also, he is heading back to New York University Stern School of Business (NYU) in August as CV Starr Professor of Economics and this is the second high-profile resignation after Urjit Patel in the past seven months at Reserve Bank of India.

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RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya Quits 6 Months Before His Term Ends

This is the second high profile resignation in the past six months at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

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Viral Acharya: A Strong Votary Of Central Banks Independence

Acharya, who has quit six months before his three-year term as the deputy governor in-charge of the monetary policy department ends, had said many nations are seeing the central bank independence being compromised and asserted that independent central bankers will remain undeterred.

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Bones Of Contention

The RBI and the government are at loggerheads to settle on an appropriate economic capital framework for the apex bank

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RBI Liquidity Operations Not Meant To Manage Bond Prices: Viral Acharya

One of the sources said the government would raise the idea of the RBI buying bonds via open market operations (OMOs) to keep yields lower and inject liquidity

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RBI Deputy Governor Warns Of Pitfalls Of Debt-Driven ‘Furious Growth’

It would be a mistake if we do not repair our balance sheets in a quick and an efficient manner now, Viral Acharya says

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RBI Rate Panel Maintains Hawkish Stance, Warns Of Inflation

The Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy committee cited upside risks to inflation arising from price pressure excluding food and fuel as the main reason for keeping its policy rate unchanged, according to minutes of its April meeting released on Thursday

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Tough Love For Bad Debt? RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya Targets Indian Banks' Toxic Loans

With the government ambivalent towards the creation of ‘bad banks’ to take on toxic debt, Viral Acharya's comments made markets sit up, and were seen by some economists as a signal of intent to tackle the issue

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India Must Urgently Resolve Bad Debt At Lenders: RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya

Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor Viral Acharya said India needs to urgently address the large amounts of bad debt held by its lenders, outlining potential solutions including the creation of public or private agencies to buy the soured loans

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RBI Deputy Says 'Bad Bank' Could Help If Designed Right

The Reserve Bank of India deputy governor on Wednesday joined the debate over creating a so-called "bad bank" to handle record sour assets in the nation's banks, saying it could help if "designed properly".

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