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Can he pull it off?

11 Feb 2014

Plain speak and decisive action have become Raghuram Rajan's trademark. But in coming to grips with issues like inflation-growth dynamics ...

Subsidiarisation: a non-starter?

11 Feb 2014

Foreign banks do not consider the promise of 'near-national' treatment and tax sops as sufficient incentive for converting their branches ...

Consistency is the name of the game

11 Feb 2014

HDFC Bank has put in place a robust strategy and performed well in difficult economic circumstances, irrespective of the growth rate of the ...

Common-sense banking

11 Feb 2014

Aditya Puri has made HDFC Bank a financial powerhouse by keeping things simple. And his rural play is paying off handsomely

We will continue to grow faster than market: Aditya Puri

11 Feb 2014

Aditya Puri, Managing Director, HDFC Bank, believes that the bank straddles India's GDP in such a way that as India grows, so does the ...

'Debt restructuring a good concept in India'

11 Feb 2014

Six of the country's leading bankers say that while green shoots are visible, the pace of recovery will be slow. The following are edited ...

Indian banks: Five years after the global financial crisis

11 Feb 2014

The Indian banking system emerged unscathed from the global financial crisis of 2008, but the subsequent economic slowdown (barring ...

Why there is a need to put an end to 'Banana Banking'

16 Sep 2013

Between November 2010 and February 2013 a consortium of public sector banks led by the State Bank of India claimed they did 'all they ...

FSLRC and consumer protection

31 Mar 2013

Late last week, the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission, or FSLRC, released its two-volume report. In the aftermath of the ...

Common man is the new reliable Indian

31 Jan 2013

At a time when India Inc is reluctant to borrow and flexing its muscles to change existing loan repayment terms in its favour, banks are ...

Under the lens

31 Jan 2013

Arvind Kejriwal may have accused HSBC of helping Indian billionaires hide their black money abroad, but it is not the only foreign bank ...

A close call

31 Jan 2013

A four-member jury chooses a banker who stood out because of his consistency

A fine balancing act

31 Jan 2013

Bank of Baroda grew rapidly while maintaining asset quality under M D Mallya, Business Standard Banker of the Year

Emphasise quality of business rather than quantity: M D Mallya

31 Jan 2013

M D Mallya, who was chairman and managing director of Bank of Baroda for nearly five years until his retirement in November 2012, says the ...

'PSUs must start investing'

31 Jan 2013

The country's leading bankers want cash-rich public sector companies to lead the way and kick-start investments

So close yet so far

31 Jan 2013

It may take two more years for a new bank to come into existence

M D Mallya BS Banker of the Year

11 Jan 2013

M D Mallya, who retired from Bank of Baroda (BoB) as chairman in November last year, is the Business Standard Banker of the Year 2011-12. ...

Govt's move for smooth transition at helm of banks

19 Oct 2011

It was not too long ago that top posts in public sector banks remained vacant for months due to governmental delay in identifying suitable ...

'PSBs should look into HR concerns'

01 Jun 2011

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor K C Chakrabarty on Tuesday said recruitment, skill upgradation and cultural adjustment would be ...

Bank of Baroda chief M D Mallya is BS Banker of the Year

28 Jan 2011

Mangalore Devdas Mallya, the chairman & managing director of Bank of Baroda, is the Business Standard Banker of the Year for 2010. ...

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