Arundhati Bhattacharya

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India's five most influential and successful women in finance

05 Mar 2020

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

The world of finance used to be seen as an industry only for men for the longest time. However, that has changed in the last few years.

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

16 Jul 2019

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

The world of finance used to be seen as an industry only for men for the longest time. However, that has changed in the last few years.

8-member committee formed to recommend names for Lokpal

28 Sep 2018

8-member committee formed to recommend names for Lokpal

On Thursday, the government constituted an eight-member search panel for Lokpal.

CBI changed Mallya's LoC from 'detain' to 'inform'. But why?

14 Sep 2018

CBI changed Mallya's LoC from 'detain' to 'inform'. But why?

The extradition of Kingfisher boss Vijay Mallya is at the center of a political spat, and now an IE report suggests that the CBI watered down his Look Out Circular (LoC) for 'lack of evidence'.

Arundhati Bhattacharya sleeps on Baku Airport floor amid 19-hour delay

13 Dec 2017

Arundhati Bhattacharya sleeps on Baku Airport floor amid 19-hour delay

Former SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya was one of the dozens of Indians who reached Mumbai from London after a delay of about 24 hours.

Rajnish Kumar named new SBI chairman

04 Oct 2017

Rajnish Kumar named new SBI chairman

The government has named Rajnish Kumar as new chairman of State Bank of India, the country's biggest bank.

Indian CEOs take 1,200-times more salary than average staff

24 Jul 2017

Indian CEOs take 1,200-times more salary than average staff

The rich gets richer, the poor just survives. Recent declarations showed that top executives in the biggest listed blue-chip firms get up to 1,200-times more than what is paid to their average employees.

SBI chief's salary is nothing compared to private bank counterparts

26 Jun 2017

SBI chief's salary is nothing compared to private bank counterparts

When former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan said that top talents shy away from PSBs due to lack of proper remuneration, he was not exaggerating.

Digitalization: Since demonetization, 10 lakh PoS machines added

11 Apr 2017

Digitalization: Since demonetization, 10 lakh PoS machines added

Since November'16, 10 lakh new Point of Sale terminals have been added in the country; number of shops accepting card payments is estimated to have risen from 15 lakh to 25 lakh.

RBI may get government help in tackling bad loans

05 Apr 2017

RBI may get government help in tackling bad loans

The government is now mulling about passing a legislation, which will allow the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to tackle stressed assets.

Demonetization effect: Debit card usage goes up steeply

27 Mar 2017

Demonetization effect: Debit card usage goes up steeply

Since demonetization, debit card usage has increased from 42% of India's total card spend from October 2016, to 60%.

Govt releases rules for m-wallets

12 Mar 2017

Govt releases rules for m-wallets

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has formulated the draft IT (Security of Prepaid Payment Instruments) Rules 2017 to ensure safety and security of transactions made through mobile wallets, smart cards etc.

All bank accounts to have net banking by March 31

01 Mar 2017

All bank accounts to have net banking by March 31

The government has asked all the banks to activate net banking for every account by March 31 and mandatorily link them to Aaddhar numbers.

No more PoS transaction fees for small merchants: SBI

05 Jan 2017

No more PoS transaction fees for small merchants: SBI

Merchants with an annual turnover of less that Rs.20 lakh will be exempt from paying PoS transaction fees according to SBI; Arundhati Bhattacharya, chairman of SBI said the move aimed to boost cashless payments.

Arun Jaitley declares measures promoting digital transactions

09 Dec 2016

Arun Jaitley declares measures promoting digital transactions

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced a slew of measures that would promote digital transactions.

SBI 'writes-off' loans of 63 defaulters

16 Nov 2016

SBI 'writes-off' loans of 63 defaulters

State Bank of India (SBI), India's largest public sector bank has 'written-off' more than Rs. 7,000 crore owed by 63 defaulters.

PSU Banks: Bad times over yet?

23 Sep 2016

PSU Banks: Bad times over yet?

Moody's, one of the top ratings agencies, said that the outlook for Indian banks project that it is set to improve and stabilize over the coming years.

CEO salaries: Exponential rise

25 Aug 2016

CEO salaries: Exponential rise

An analysis of the salaries of the CEOs of the top twenty listed companies in India for 2015-2016 shows a massive increase in compensation compared to the past few years.