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Raghuram Rajan


Raghuram Rajan: Global economy in better place after Federal Reserve cuts, trade progress

November 07, 2019 1:08 pm

Raghuram Rajan said there’s some progress on the US-China trade deal, but it will not be a permanent solution and won’t be something that many people want to see.

Rajan reminds Sitharaman: Two-third of tenure as RBI governor was under BJP

October 31, 2019 6:17 pm

Rajan, who was Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) from September 5, 2013 to September 2016, said during his term a clean up of the banking sector that was "clogging" with bad loans had begun and the job remains unfinished.

Indian public sector banks had 'worst phase' under Manmohan Singh, Raghuram Rajan: Nirmala Sitharaman

October 16, 2019 4:33 pm

"Dr Singh was the Prime Minister and I'm sure Dr Rajan will agree that Dr Singh would have had a ‘consistent articulated vision' for India," Nirmala Sitharaman said amid laughter from the audience.

Suppressing criticism a sure fire recipe for policy mistakes: Raghuram Rajan

October 01, 2019 6:52 am

In an essay on LinkedIn, the former RBI Governor said governments that suppress criticism do themselves a disservice.

Raghuram Rajan: Economic slowdown 'very worrisome', reforms needed to boost ailing sectors

August 20, 2019 7:58 am

Raghuram Rajan said the government's top priority should be fixing the problems in power and non-banking financial sectors (NBFCs).

Raghuram Rajan signals Brexit politics deterred him from seeking BOE job

July 20, 2019 10:18 pm

In an interview with the BBC, Rajan confirmed he hadn’t sought the position and cited the fact that central banking 'has become much more political in recent times' as an explanation for why not.

Raghuram Rajan flags risks for govt’s overseas borrowing plan

July 14, 2019 5:24 pm

The plan to sell bonds overseas comes as Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces shrinking options to raise funds as a slowing economy crimps tax revenues.

Protectionism doesn't really help preserve jobs: Raghuram Rajan

April 17, 2019 2:29 pm

Delivering the keynote address at the 2019 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development at the UN Headquarters on Monday, Rajan said the open liberal democratic market system that brought the world enormous prosperity in the six decades or so after the Second World War is now under attack.

Setting limits

June 07, 2019 9:20 am

Raghuram Rajan’s suggestion on protecting RBI governor’s tenure must trigger wider debate on institutional autonomy

Maybe it’s time to provide statutory protection for RBI Governor’s term: Raghuram Rajan

March 29, 2019 11:10 am

"In India, there is a certain amount of rural-urban divide which is due to the farm distress and the traditional problem of poverty which despite our progress has not been eliminated," says former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan.


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.