India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 4, 2015
The government today said nearly 1.65 lakh Jan Dhan account holders, of the total 18 crore accounts opened under the scheme, have availed overdraft facility.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 31, 2015
The National Green Tribunal has refused permission to rafting camps operating from the banks of Ganga from Shivpuri to Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.
Wednesday June 24, 2015
A government panel entrusted with the task of setting up the Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency or Mudra Bank will hold its second meeting in the capital on Thursday, a top official said here on Wednesday.
Tuesday June 2, 2015
The Governor added that the mandatory cash reserve ratio (CRR), under which the banks have to park 4 per cent of their deposits with the RBI as a mandatory solvency measure, will continue to fetch no interest for them.
Monday May 25, 2015
The Indian Banks Association (IBA) has urged the Finance Ministry to bring down interest rates on small savings schemes such as the Sukanya Samriddhi scheme.
Monday May 25, 2015
The wage settlement has also introduced a medical insurance scheme for employees of member banks and their family members.
Sunday April 12, 2015
Keeping in mind likely mass retirement of GMs (general manager) and DGMs (deputy general managers) in state-owned banks, the Finance Ministry has asked public sector lenders to consider promoting lower rung employees on merit to fill manpower shortage.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 15, 2015
Unions of bank employees have threatened to go on a four-day strike starting February 25. They have also threatened to be follow it up by an indefinite strike from March 16, if their wage hike and other demands are not met with immediately.
Wednesday February 4, 2015
nhappy with wage increase offered by the management of banks, public sector bank employee unions have threatened to go on a four-day strike beginning February 25.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 19, 2015
PSU bank employees' unions have deferred the proposed four-day strike from January 21, after the management of the banks assured that wage-related issues will be resolved by early February.
Friday December 26, 2014
Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), which has been asked by the government to provide life cover worth Rs 30,000 to beneficiaries of the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana' or PMJDY, has asked the Indian Banks' Association to provide a list of those insured and details of claims to be given by it under the scheme.
Wednesday December 3, 2014
As public sector bank employees in North India go on strike on Wednesday, Indian government on Tuesday asked PSU banks to stock ATMs with enough cash and take steps to minimise inconvenience to customers.
Tuesday December 2, 2014
Banking services are likely to be affected for the next four days as employees of PSU banks plan to go on a zone-wise relay strike beginning with the southern region on Tuesday, after wage revision talks failed here on Monday.
Tuesday September 30, 2014
Acknowledging that the Supreme Court's order on mass cancellation of coal block licences may impact banks' asset quality, a top Finance Ministry official on Monday said the lenders will approach the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for restructuring such assets.
Saturday September 27, 2014
Welcoming the recent move by global rating agency Standard & Poor's to upgrade the country's sovereign rating, the Indian Banks Association (IBA) has said it will help lenders' cost of funds by softening rates at which they borrow internationally.
Thursday September 25, 2014
Lenders will not be adversely affected if government delivers on its commitment on finding an alternative to ensure coal supply to power and steel plants, Indian Banks Association said today.
Sunday July 20, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to give a big boost to the ongoing financial inclusion drive by unveiling a comprehensive programme, to be announced at the Red Fort in his address to the nation on the Independence Day.
Sunday July 6, 2014
As India steps up pressure on Swiss authorities in its pursuit of alleged black money, banks in Switzerland say they follow strict rules and the requests from Indian authorities must be "properly justified".
Sunday June 29, 2014
While there is no limit on customers who use their own bank's ATMs, there is a cap of five free transactions for use of ATMs run by other banks. From the sixth transaction, they have to pay Rs 20 for every withdrawal.
Thursday June 26, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday will meet representatives of public sector bank employee unions seeking his intervention for early settlement wage revision.
Sunday March 23, 2014
As Microsoft ends support for its Windows XP operating system next month, the software giant said a number of ATMs in India are yet to upgraded.
Press Trust of India | Friday March 21, 2014
The Indian Banks Association said that while banks are prepared, a small percentage of older ATMs may be affected.
Sunday February 16, 2014
State-run banks hired nearly 3 lakh personnel, including over 94,000 officers, in the last four years, according to data released by Indian Banks Association (IBA).
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 10, 2014
About 50,000 employees of state-run banks went on a two-day strike Monday, halting transactions in about 10,000 branches across Karnataka.