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Non-banking finance company Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd NSE 0.93 % has approached the dedicated bankruptcy court on Friday a plea to admit Mumbai-based realty development firm Radius Estate Projects under Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP), the Economic Times of India reported. The realty firm owes over Rs 798 crore to Indiabulls Housing Finance. This is the second such plea filed against the realty development company, which is also facing insolvency proceedings in a petition filed by SBICAP Trustee Company Ltd.
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The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has ordered the initiation of insolvency proceedings against Birla Tyres Ltd. in a case filed by multi-business chemicals firm SRF Ltd., an operational creditor of the BK Birla group firm, The Hindu reported. A two-member Kolkata bench of the NCLT has also appointed Seikh Abdul Salam as Interim Resolution Professional (IRP) to run the operations of the company after suspending the board and also declared a moratorium as per the procedures of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board (IBC).
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India’s central bank is intervening in all foreign-exchange markets and will continue to do so to protect the rupee that slid to a record low Monday, Bloomberg News reported. The Reserve Bank of India sees its foreign-currency reserves of about $600 billion as a formidable stockpile that it will put to use against speculators. The RBI is seeking an orderly depreciation. The rupee dropped as much as 0.8% to an unprecedented 77.53 a dollar on Monday, as foreigners continue to pull money from Indian stocks.
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Debt-ridden Future Group firm Future Enterprises Ltd expects to raise around Rs 3,000 crore from selling its stake in the insurance business to pare debt, which may save the company from facing the rigour of the insolvency process, the Economic Times of India reported. Earlier on Thursday, Future Enterprises Ltd completed the sale of its 25 percent equity in Future Generali India Insurance Company Ltd to joint venture partner Generali for Rs 1,266.07 crore. After this transaction, FEL will directly and indirectly continue to hold 24.91 per cent shares in FGIICL.
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India's central bank is expected to frontload more aggressive interest rate hikes in its effort to tame high inflation, at least until its repo rate hits its pre-COVID level of 5.15%, economists said after a long-anticipated rate hike on Wednesday, Reuters reported. Most economists are now forecasting a cumulative 125-150 basis points of rate hikes over the next 12 months, compared with about 50 basis points expected three months ago, on the grounds that inflation could remain around 7% for at least three months more due to soaring global energy, food, and manufacturing prices.
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The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) Mumbai has been approached by Bank of India in the case regarding Future Retail Limited as they want to initiate the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP), India Legal reported. The bench of Justice P.N. Deshmukh and technical member S.B. Vohra have issued notice to Future Retail. They have given the company time to file their response.
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The National Company Law Tribunal has directed to initiate insolvency proceedings against Andhra Cement, a company owned by debt-ridden Jaypee Group. The Hyderabad bench of the NCLT (National Company Law Tribunal) has also appointed Nirav K. Pujara as the Interim Resolution Professional (IRP) of the company, and declared a moratorium in respect of the company as per the provision of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code (IBC). The company has also shared the order passed by the insolvency tribunal on April 26, 2022, in this regard.

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Lenders weigh legal action over takeover of 947 Future Retail store by Reliance Lenders will soon initiate insolvency proceedings against Future Enterprises Ltd (FEL), the linchpin company of Future Group, which manufactures, designs, procures and distributes fashion apparel for the group companies, the Economic Times of India reported. The collapse of the Rs 24712 crore deal with Reliance Industries and defaults on a series of payments to lenders in the last week of March as per the terms of one-time restructuring (OTR) prompted lenders to pursue insolvency proceedings.
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Private sector lender Yes Bank Ltd has moved National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) seeking initiation of insolvency proceedings against Zee Learn, according to a regulatory filing, the Economic Times of India reported. The company said that Yes Bank Ltd has allegedly claimed that the total amount in default with respect to a financial facility is Rs 468 crore. Zee Learn has received a notice from the Mumbai bench of the NCLT over Yes Bank's petition and is in the process of compiling information to verify the facts, the filing said on Monday.
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India's top retailer Reliance on Saturday called off its $3.4 billion deal with Future Group, saying it "cannot be implemented" after Future's secured creditors rejected it, Reuters reported. The deal was at the centre of legal battles since 2020 after Future's partner Amazon.com Inc legally blocked it, citing violation of certain contracts. Future denied any wrongdoing. In a stock exchange filing on Saturday, Reliance said the deal now cannot go through as "the secured creditors of FRL (Future Retail) have voted against" it.
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