Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017

In October, 2017, the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill 2017 has been referred to a Joint Parliamentary Committee of 30 members from both the Houses. This bill, once becoming a law, would repeals the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1962 to transfer the deposit insurance powers and responsibilities to the proposed Resolution […]


India’s Forex Reserves and United States’ Concerns

In recent months, India’s total Forex reserves are hovering around USD 400 Billion and India is at sixth position in terms of Forex reserves. In the second week of October, the US treasury said that it would closely monitor the RBI’s policies as there is an increased scale and persistence of dollar purchases. Some fundamental […]

Public Sector Asset Rehabilitation Agency (PARA)

The Public Sector Asset Rehabilitation Agency (PARA) colloquially called “Bad Bank” is a proposed agency to assume the Non-Performing Assets (NPA) of public sector banks in India and to deal with the recovery of the bad loans. This agency has been proposed in Economic Survey 2016-17. The NPA Problem At end-September 2016, the NPAs of […]

RBI and RTI: Recent Supreme Court Judgement

On December 16, the Supreme Court of India said that RBI cannot reject the plea asking information regarding private and public banks under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. While considering the several appeals filed by the RBI against various orders of the Central Information Commission (CIC) and High Courts asking the RBI to disclose […]

ON Financial Stability Report

Indian economy has withstood the global pressures with ease at a time when sluggishness was apparent in European and Japanese economic fronts. It is the sharp decline in oil prices coupled with declining energy prices which have made the conditions favourable and boosted dividend for India. All this was further enhanced by declining inflation, narrowing […]