Current Affairs & Analysis

Money Markets

March 24, 2015

Money markets are those markets where borrowing and lending of short term funds ( maturity 1 day to 1 year) takes...

Commercial Papers

March 23, 2015

Commercial Paper (CP) is yet another money market instrument in India, which was first introduced in 1990 to enable the highly...

Universal Banking

March 17, 2015

Universal banking is a system of banking where banks undertake a blanket of financial services like investment banking, commercial banking, development...

Priority Sector Lending

March 16, 2015

Priority sector was first properly defined in 1972, after the National Credit Council emphasized that there should be a larger involvement of the...

Number of Branches and ATMs in India

March 15, 2015

The following table shows the number of the commercial bank branches in India as of March 2013. No. of branches of...

Cooperative Banks in India

March 14, 2015

Cooperative Banks in India have become an integral part of the success of Indian Financial Inclusion story. They have achieved many...

Scheduled Commercial Banks in India

March 11, 2015

The scheduled commercial banks are those banks which are included in the second schedule of RBI Act 1934 and which carry...

Banking in India – Bank PO Study Material

February 27, 2015

Banking practice was prevalent in ancient India too, it was not as organised and consolidated as it is today. The practice...

India’s Increasing Presence in Africa and Boko Haram

February 5, 2015

Boko Haram has been on an active campaign to create an Islamic state since 2009. Since then, 1.5 million people have...

Current Paradigms in India-US Relations

January 28, 2015

After independence relations between US and India started on a positive note, with Jawaharlal Nehru making multi week trip to US...

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