Banks once again move top court to keep inspection reports hidden

The inspections are done by RBI and not even bank staff, except top brass, are allowed to see it. But a 2015 SC ruling telling RBI to make the reports available under RTI changed all that

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The court is scheduled to hear the case on July 22

Anup Roy Mumbai
The country’s top banks have once again moved the Supreme Court against attempts to make their sensitive inspection reports public under the Right to Information Act.

The inspections are done by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and not even the employees of the banks, except the top management, are allowed to see it. But a 2015 ruling by the Supreme Court telling the RBI to make the reports available under the RTI Act changed all that.  

Banks, and even the central government, have challenged the ruling in various ways. 
 
State Bank of India, HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and

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First Published: Jul 19 2021 | 9:45 PM IST

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