Under the proposal, auditors will be required to finalise their audit reports and make detailed disclosures regarding their reasons for resignation from listed companies.
Listed banks will have to make disclosures if the additional provisioning for NPAs assessed by RBI exceeds 10% of reported profit, compared to 15% previously.
Following a similar report from Punjab National Bank earlier this month, Allahabad Bank has reported a $258mn fraud at Bhushan Power & Steel.
The leaked draft bill being circulated, though unauthenticated, specifies up to 10 years' jail for buying, selling or storing cryptocurrency in India.
An RBI working group has proposed extending onshore FX trading from 5pm to 9pm, in a bid to recapture liquidity lost to offshore markets in recent years.
Punjab National Bank says Bhushan Power & Steel misappropriated bank funds and manipulated its books to raise funds from lenders.
Existing tax incentives have been extended to 10 years from 5 years. New exemptions for dividend distribution tax and alternate investment funds also proposed.
The government announced a fresh capital infusion for state banks, credit guarantees on NBFC assets, and stronger supervisory powers for the RBI.
The BCBS has assessed the implementation of the NSFR and large exposures framework in Australia and India to be 'compliant' with its standards.
Concerned that oversight of increasingly complex core investment firms is now inadequate, the RBI has set up a working group to review its framework.