Mithun Dasgupta

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Yes Bank drags McLeod Russel to NCLT over Rs 500-crore loan default

Yes Bank has now filed an insolvency petition before the Kolkata Bench of the NCLT under Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), alleging a loan default of around Rs 500 crore.

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Srei-promoted fund urges RP to consider withdrawal of OSPIL from IBC process

Incidentally, two resolution applicants, ArcelorMittal and Thriveni Earthmovers, have reportedly submitted their resolution plans for OSPIL.

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Concentration risk rising: 5 key states account for 55% of MFI loans

“During FY16-19, the MFI loans disbursed in the Rs 50,000-60,000 ticket size range registered 55% CAGR, while disbursements in more than Rs 60,000 ticket size showed sharp 108% CAGR,” MOFSL’s report said. 

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Focus more on preserving profitability than on growth in current environment: Chairman, Srei Infrastructure Finance

In an interview with FE’s Mithun Dasgupta, Kanoria points out the company's focus is more on preserving profitability than on growth in the current environment.

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Will talk to PSBs for bancassurance tie-ups: Mayank Bathwal, CEO, Aditya Birla Health Insurance | Interview

About 10 banks, including large private sector banks like HDFC Bank and Axis Bank, are currently our bancassurance partners, he says.

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Eveready’s outstanding ICDs to stressed Williamson Magor almost same in Q1, Q2

For dry cell battery major Eveready Industries, the amount of outstanding inter-corporate deposits (ICDs) to stressed Williamson Magor group companies remained almost the same for the first and the second quarters.

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United Bank of India looks to sell more NPA accounts

The state-run bank is looking to sell more bad loans to ARCs to clean up the balance sheet before the proposed merger with PNB and OBC.

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NCLT orders insolvency proceedings against Apeejay Tea; firm to move NCLAT

He contended that the company, in its reply to the bench, did not mention disputes regarding the quantum and quantity (of goods supplied).

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McNally creditor withdraws insolvency petition after out-of-NCLT settlement

Earlier, in a big jolt to the ongoing restructuring efforts for the Williamson Magor group, the tribunal on Wednesday had ordered commencement of the insolvency resolution process for MBE on a plea of the financial creditor T

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Banks see ‘some growth’ in corporate loans

The government had directed public-sector banks (PSBs) to hold loan outreach programmes in 400 districts ahead of Diwali festivities to stimulate loan growth.

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Upcoming merger: Allahabad Bank puts property sales on hold

Rao said the bank has already restructured loans of Rs 285 crore and further identified Rs 200 crore to stressed MSMEs under the RBI’s debt recast scheme during FY20. The bank’s total exposure to the MSME sector stands at

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Expect cabinet nod for all bank mergers will happen simultaneously, says Allahabad Bank’s SS Mallikarjuna Rao

After valuation we were thinking of diluting the stake. But in the meantime there were some developments. In February we got capital from the government and our bank came out of the RBI’s PCA framework.

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Relief for McLeod Russel: NCLT modifies status quo order on company’s assets

The company had earlier sold its tea estates in Assam and the Dooars to reduce huge debt. Currently, its short and long-term debts stand at around Rs 1,700 crore.

The status quo will remain on selling of tea gardens. News

Ponzi scam: NCLT orders winding up of 68 Saradha Group firms

Notably, in December last year, the NCLT Kolkata Bench had ordered winding up of 13 companies of Saradha Group, directing the official liquidator to take possession of assets and properties of all these companies.

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McLeod Russel urges NCLT to quash ‘status quo’ order

The order was passed after one of the company’s financial creditors, Techno Electric & Engineering, apprehended disposal of the assets of the corporate debtor (McLeod) for defeating its interest.

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Srei seeks Sebi, RBI nod to buy back NCDs from retail investors

According to Srei, the proposed step to consolidate its lending business into one entity is an attempt to create a long-term structure to be ready for “merger or conversion into a bank” and roping in strategic investors i

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Allahabad Bank executive director sees good synergies with Indian Bank

The proposed merger of Kolkata-headquartered Allahabad Bank and Chennai-based Indian Bank will make the merged entity the seventh largest bank in India.

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Vedanta: Latest entrant in steel industry eyes the big league

Venturing into the steel sector through these inorganic route entailed quite a struggle for the company, with the acquisition of the debt-ridden ESL materialising only after protracted battles in bankruptcy courts.

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Gruh Finance to independently chart growth path after merger with Bandhan Bank

The proposed acquisition of Gruh has already got approvals from the Competition Commission of India (CCI), Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and capital market regulator Sebi.

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Adhunik Metaliks: NCLT cancels Liberty plan, orders liquidation

The Kolkata bench of NCLT had in July last year approved the resolution plan submitted by Liberty House, with lenders agreeing to take a haircut of around 92% and settling for `410 crore against their outstanding dues of `5,3

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Our non-stop services to US are a hit among Indian travellers: Singapore Airlines India GM David Lim

Indian travellers are increasingly opting for Singapore Airlines’ non-stop services to Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York from Singapore, says David Lim, the airline’s general manager, India.

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BK Birla Group’s Kesoram Industries cuts net debt by 24% as borrowings decline

The company had posted its first quarterly profit after about 10 quarters. Its

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Tata Sponge aims to become ‘integrated steel enterprise’

Tata Steel subsidiary Tata Sponge Iron is aiming to position itself as an “integrated steel enterprise” with a diversified business portfolio after completing the acquisition of the steel business of Usha Martin (UML).

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Adhunik Metaliks: NCLT reserves order on lenders’ petition to restart CIRP

The Cuttack bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has reserved its order on a plea by lenders seeking reinitiation of the corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) against bankrupt Adhunik Metaliks (AML).

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ITC’s Aashirvaad consolidates position, becomes over Rs 4,500-crore brand

ITC is a leading FMCG marketer in India and its non-cigarette or new FMCG business includes branded packaged foods, personal care products, education & stationery products and agarbatti, among others.

The company’s portfolio of brands in new FMCG business represents an annual consumer spend of over Rs 18,000 crore in aggregate. News

Allahabad Bank looks to recover Rs 2,000 crore bad loans per quarter

In the March quarter last fiscal, fresh slippages stood at `2,819.40 crore, out of which agriculture and MSME contributed 31.44% and 28.03%, respectively.

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Veteran industrialist BM Khaitan dies at 92

The way Khaitan, born in a family of lawyers, had developed his tea empire was rather astonishing.

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