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Rajnish Kumar, Mohandas Pai to leave edtech major Byju's advisory council

The company said that characterising a routine move as 'a setback' is exaggerated and attention-seeking

Rajnish Kumar, Mohandas Pai to leave edtech major Byju's advisory council
Updated On : 19 May 2024 | 9:44 PM IST

'Delivering nothing': Ashneer Grover slams ex-SBI chief Rajnish Kumar

BharatPe co-founder Ashneer Grover attacked former State Bank of India (SBI) chairman Rajnish Kumar and said 'delivering nothing and creating a deflection to hide behind is the easiest'

'Delivering nothing': Ashneer Grover slams ex-SBI chief Rajnish Kumar
Updated On : 17 Nov 2023 | 3:35 PM IST

Byju's core business sees 2.3x revenue growth, Rs 2,253 cr net loss in FY22

The financials revealed by Byju's are based on an 'unqualified FY22 audit'; it will file the financials with MCA in the next few weeks, according to the sources

Byju's core business sees 2.3x revenue growth, Rs 2,253 cr net loss in FY22
Updated On : 06 Nov 2023 | 3:56 PM IST

MasterCard appoints former SBI chief Rajnish Kumar as chairman

Veteran banker will have non-executive advisory role and guide Mastercard's South Asia executive leadership team

MasterCard appoints former SBI chief Rajnish Kumar as chairman
Updated On : 14 Sep 2023 | 11:07 PM IST

Rajnish Kumar showed signs to make money out of BharatPe: Ashneer Grover

BharatPe Chairman Rajnish Kumar showed early signs of "wanting control" and to "make money out of BharatPe", the fintech platform's former Co-founder and managing director Ashneer Grover has claimed

Rajnish Kumar showed signs to make money out of BharatPe: Ashneer Grover
Updated On : 18 Dec 2022 | 12:41 PM IST

Indifi Technologies appoints former SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar as advisor

Rajnish Kumar will engage with the management on the Indifi Technologies' growth strategy and provide guidance in the financial services sector.

Indifi Technologies appoints former SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar as advisor
Updated On : 28 Apr 2022 | 11:31 AM IST

Effects of HDFC-HDFC Bank merger go beyond banking: Rajnish Kumar

The finance companies, including housing finance entities, have to rely on wholesale fund-raising from the market or borrowings from banks, both of which are relatively costly

Effects of HDFC-HDFC Bank merger go beyond banking: Rajnish Kumar
Updated On : 05 Apr 2022 | 2:11 AM IST

Board is charting out glide path for listing of BharatPe: Rajnish Kumar

The company's transition from an individuals-driven private firm to a board-driven listed public one will be carried out in a well-thought-through and well-executed manner, said the BharatPe chairman

Board is charting out glide path for listing of BharatPe: Rajnish Kumar
Updated On : 28 Mar 2022 | 4:45 PM IST

Former SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar joins advisory board of Dun & Bradstreet

Former State Bank of India (SBI) chairman Rajnish Kumar has joined the international strategic advisory board of data and analytics firm Dun & Bradstreet, a release said on Thursday. Kumar, a veteran banker, currently sits on the boards of HSBC Asia Pacific, L&T Infotech, Hero MotoCorp and BharatPe. "Dun & Bradstreet is contributing to empowering MSMEs through technology-based finance, risk, compliance, data and marketing solutions in India. Kumar is recognised as a leader in the digital India mission, and we look forward to his guidance and vision as we contribute to Atmanirbhar Bharat," Avinash Gupta, Managing Director (India) at Dun & Bradstreet, said. Dun & Bradstreet has a legacy of more than 180 years, and is a respected name in business decisioning data, analytics and ratings, Kumar said. "I am looking forward to working with the Dun & Bradstreet team to help create value for all stakeholders," he added.

Former SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar joins advisory board of Dun & Bradstreet
Updated On : 24 Mar 2022 | 3:59 PM IST

Rajnish Kumar rejects Ashneer's charges, says not stepping down from board

Amid the thickening Ashneer Grover-BharatPe saga, Chairman of the board of directors Rajnish Kumar said that Grover is only spreading lies and there is no substance in his allegations

Rajnish Kumar rejects Ashneer's charges, says not stepping down from board
Updated On : 23 Feb 2022 | 8:40 PM IST

India needs GDP growth of above 8% to be $5-tn economy: Rajnish Kumar

For a growth of eight per cent and above, he said, the country needs a huge investment in the economy

India needs GDP growth of above 8% to be $5-tn economy: Rajnish Kumar
Updated On : 05 Jan 2022 | 1:12 AM IST

OYO appoints former SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar strategic group advisor

Kumar, who retired as SBI chairman in October 2020, is currently on the boards of HSBC Asia Pacific, L&T infotech, Hero Motocorp and BharatPe

OYO appoints former SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar strategic group advisor
Updated On : 02 Dec 2021 | 11:04 PM IST

OYO ropes in former SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar as strategic group advisor

Global travel technology platform OYO on Thursday announced the appointment of Rajnish Kumar, former Chairman of State Bank of India (SBI), as its strategic group advisor. Kumar, who has spent over 40 years in the financial sector, will play a key role in advising OYO's management on short-term and long-term strategy, regulatory and stakeholder engagement and enhancing the brand of the company globally, the company said in a statement. We are delighted to welcome Kumar as strategic group advisor. He is a veteran in the financial services sector and his leadership lessons and professionalism are an inspiration. His experience of digitisation and technology led initiatives for the customers is critical for us as we make a difference to our stakeholders' lives, OYO founder and chairman Ritesh Agarwal said. He is currently on the boards of HSBC Asia Pacific, L&T infotech, Hero Motocorp and BharatPe.

OYO ropes in former SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar as strategic group advisor
Updated On : 02 Dec 2021 | 2:44 PM IST

Former SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar joins Hero MotoCorp board

It has also appointed marketing strategist and entrepreneur Vasudha Dinodia on the board as an independent director, Hero MotoCorp said

Former SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar joins Hero MotoCorp board
Updated On : 27 Nov 2021 | 1:55 AM IST

Hero MotoCorp appoints former SBI chairman as independent non-exec director

Rajnish Kumar completed his three-year term as chairman of SBI in October 2020

Hero MotoCorp appoints former SBI chairman as independent non-exec director
Updated On : 26 Nov 2021 | 6:33 PM IST

Rajnish Kumar is not afraid to ask questions

Kumar explained why the State Bank had to jump in to save the "lender of the last resort" (Yes Bank) while narrating the behind-the-scenes story graphically

Rajnish Kumar is not afraid to ask questions
Updated On : 15 Nov 2021 | 2:56 PM IST

Real-world banking

The book raises quite a few questions on other important issues concerning the financial sector

Real-world banking
Updated On : 08 Nov 2021 | 10:22 PM IST

YES Bank to take 2 more years to stabilise, says former SBI chief

In his book titled 'The Custodian of Trust', Rajnish Kumar said that SBI was reluctant to play the lender of last resort role for YES Bank but circumstances compelled it to rescue the private lender

YES Bank to take 2 more years to stabilise, says former SBI chief
Updated On : 21 Oct 2021 | 2:30 AM IST

Top headlines: Govt plans IDBI sale; chief economist Gopinath to leave IMF

India's drug regulator is examining recommendation by experts for approving Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children. More in top headlines this morning.

Top headlines: Govt plans IDBI sale; chief economist Gopinath to leave IMF
Updated On : 20 Oct 2021 | 7:37 AM IST

Jet Airways was one of the toughest assignments as SBI chief: Rajnish Kumar

In his book titled 'The Custodian of Trust', Kumar said SBI board wanted letter of support from govt before approving Jet Airways resolution plan

Jet Airways was one of the toughest assignments as SBI chief: Rajnish Kumar
Updated On : 19 Oct 2021 | 11:47 PM IST