Janata Bank

BB seeks explanation from Janata MD

Bangladesh Bank has sought explanation from Janata Bank Managing Director Md Abdus Salam Azad for extending loan rescheduling facilities to two companies, including the notorious AnonTex Group, by...

March 3, 2020
March 3, 2020

Bank cashier held for Tk 2 crore embezzlement

Police arrest a cashier of Janata Bank in Noakhali on charge of misappropriating nearly Tk two crore.

February 10, 2020
February 10, 2020

BB seeks explanation from Janata MD

Bangladesh Bank has sought explanation from Janata Bank Managing Director Md Abdus Salam Azad for extending loan rescheduling facilities to two companies, including the notorious AnonTex Group, by...

August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019

Sonali, Janata banks get new chairmen

Two state-owned banks -- Sonali Bank and Janata Bank -- get new chairmen, according to a letter issued by the finance ministry.

October 28, 2018
October 28, 2018

AnonTex riding on BB favours

Bangladesh Bank has given AnonTex, which took more than Tk 5,500 crore from Janata Bank through serious irregularities, a controversial permission to take more loans from other state-owned banks as...

October 22, 2018
October 22, 2018

Question for regulators to answer

According to the findings of multiple Bangladesh Bank investigations, Janata Bank has been granting undue favour to yet another big borrower breaking all sorts of banking rules. The borrower,...

October 1, 2018
October 1, 2018

Janata now goes for auction

Saddled with Tk 8,300 crore loans to two business groups, most of which have gone bad, Janata Bank has moved to auction property and goods of one -- Crescent Group.

September 9, 2018
September 9, 2018

Ghosts within Janata Bank

Everything is happening at Janata Bank, and in the latest case it deliberately did not mark Tk 2,643 crore of its Tk 5,508 crore loans given to a single group -- AnonTex -- as classified, ignoring...

August 16, 2018
August 16, 2018

Retake Janata Bank recruitment test: HC

The High Court cancels the written examination, held on April 21 last year, for the recruitment of executive officer of Janata Bank for question paper leak.

February 18, 2018
February 18, 2018

State Banks: Plundering made easy

Seven months after the government announced a Tk 2,000 crore “recapitalisation” of state-owned banks, the financial institutions have started asking for fresh money from the government. This time...

February 7, 2018
February 7, 2018

Janata Bank Loan Scam: Whole bank was in it

When one applies for a loan at Janata Bank, the application goes through at least five layers of scrutiny. But in case of AnonTex Group, none of these processes seemed to have been followed.