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SC ultimatum on RTI info exposes RBI's overconfidence

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The central bank also said there should be no concept of “guaranteed bonuses” in the compensation plan

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The Supreme Court on April 26 issued an order that must have been a severe setback for the Reserve Bank of India. The apex court declared that the banking regulator was in contempt of court for failing to comply with a 2015 order directing it to make information regarding its annual inspection reports (AIRs) of banks available under the Right to Information Act. The court said the RBI had a statutory duty to uphold the interests of the public, depositors, the country’s economy and the banking sector, and that it should act with transparency and not hide information that might

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First Published: Apr 29 2019 | 10:04 PM IST

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