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Raghuram Rajan


Corporates as banks: What led to this recommendation, and why has it come in for criticism?

November 25, 2020 8:33 am

A recent RBI report has recommended that large corporate and industrial houses should be allowed ownership of private banks. What led to this recommendation, and why has it come in for criticism?

Proposal to allow corporate houses to set up banks a 'bombshell': Rajan, Acharya

November 23, 2020 6:00 pm

They also said that the proposal is "best left on the shelf".

Atmanirbhar Bharat should not lead to protectionism, says Raghuram Rajan

October 08, 2020 12:30 am

Rajan, currently a professor at the University of Chicago, further said India needs world-class manufacturing and that means the country's manufacturers have access to cheap imports, which form the basis for strong exports. 

Rajan, Acharya proposals for the banking sector: Winding down of DFS, reprivatising select PSBs

September 22, 2020 10:23 am

On tackling of bad loans, they said private asset management and national asset management “bad banks” should be encouraged in parallel to the online platform for distressed loan sales.

GDP data alarming, govt needs to be frightened out of complacency: Raghuram Rajan

September 07, 2020 3:05 pm

Without relief measures, the growth potential of the economy would be seriously damaged, Rajan said, while highlighting the need expand the resource envelope and spend as cleverly as possible.

Bold govt reform that triggers animal spirits needed for Indian economy: Raghuram Rajan

July 31, 2020 1:19 pm

Raghuram Rajan said that because of the slide in the growth over the last few years, India entered the current crisis in a more "debilitated" state as compared to its peers.

ExplainSpeaking - Economy: Why everyone expects NPAs to rise in India

July 27, 2020 4:40 pm

Explaining what to expect next week, every Sunday morning: Not a single respondent in RBI latest systemic risk survey expected a V-shaped economic recovery

Raghuram Rajan: Govt focussed on ‘majoritarian objectives rather than repairing impaired economy’

July 25, 2020 1:00 am

Raghuram Rajan argued that providing resources for relief and repair is going to be very important and what India has done so far in terms of fiscal support is not adequate when compared with many other economies.

No free lunches: Raghuram Rajan says monetisation by RBI has a cost and cannot be everlasting

July 23, 2020 4:42 pm

The former RBI Governor said central banks in many emerging markets are resorting to such strategies and disagreed with votaries of the "modern monetary theory" who support this, making it clear that there are no free lunches.

Why Rahul Gandhi’s interview with Raghuram Rajan was the unkindest cut

May 17, 2020 9:13 am

As those two good-looking, rich-looking, well-meaning men worried politely about lesser mortals, one couldn’t take one’s eyes off that young-again, old-again; president-again, not-president again; stubble again, no-stubble again, leader of the Congress.


RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan delivers first Ramnath Goenka Lecture

March 16, 2016 12:59 pm

RBI Governor Dr. Raghuram Rajan delivered his first Ramanth Goenka Memorial lecture in New Delhi on Saturday (March 12).

Today in pics: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan addresses press conference

August 05, 2014 4:35 pm

The Reserve Bank on Tuesday kept key policy rate unchanged, giving no respite either to borrowers or India Inc.

Raghuram Rajan announces RBI monetary policy

January 28, 2014 6:35 pm

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan today said the 25 basis point repo rate hike will help rein in consumer price rise.


Raghuram Rajan says banks will be restored back to health

February 12, 2016 4:56 am

Mumbai/New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan said that efforts of the federal bank and the government to clean up banks' balance sheets would be successful and warned analysts against "scare-mongering"about the level of stressed assets in the sector. India's banks are struggling under $100 billion of stressed loans, choking the financial system at a time when the economy needs fresh investment to galvanise growth. Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said the government, while working closely with RBI, was supporting the banks fully in terms of both capital as well as necessary policy measures. He also said that they have gone through and done the asset quality review and have identified the full extent of the problem.