Daily Archives: February 11, 2013

RBI is recommending unreasonable and Usurious charges for customers

I draw the attention of the Governor of RBI  to the latest discussion paper released by RBI for disincentivising the use of cheques. If we go through some of the suggestions it appears that RBI has simply gone crazy. It … Continue reading

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RBI out to openly violate laws of banking

Section 5(b) of the Banking regulation act of India defines “Banking” as follows: “banking” means the accepting, for the purpose of lending or investment, of deposits of money from the public, repayable on demand or otherwise, and withdrawal by cheque, … Continue reading

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Phishing Frauds and Customer Liability

Here is an interesting paper about how in US and EU, losses arising out of password thefts such as Phishing are not borne by the customers. RBI needs to take special note of this. In particular I would like to … Continue reading

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Internet Censorship-Case In Kerala posted for hearing

The public interest litigation on Internet censorship filed in Kerala High court by an advocate Shojan Jacob is expected to be heard in the Keral High Court shortly. The petition which has highlighted the Section 79 rules under which arbitrary … Continue reading

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Usage of Cheques are being disincentivised

Reserve Bank of India has released a discussion paper on a plan to disincentivise usage of cheques. Public have been asked to send their comments before February 28, 2012. Disincentivisation of cheques automatically means greater push to the electronic banking … Continue reading

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