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Raghuram Rajan


Raghuram Rajan lauds RBI, says India not facing economic problems like Sri Lanka, Pakistan

August 01, 2022 8:33 am

The former RBI governor, Raghuram Rajan, said the RBI has done a good job in increasing the foreign exchange reserves.

Raising rates to fight inflation not ‘anti-national’: Raghuram Rajan

April 26, 2022 12:56 am

In March, retail inflation was at a 17-month high of 6.95 per cent, above the upper tolerance level of the RBI, while the wholesale price-based inflation rose to a four-month peak of 14.55 per cent, mainly due to rising of crude oil and commodity prices.

India's economy has some bright spots, a number of very dark stains: Raghuram Rajan

January 23, 2022 11:29 am

🔴 Known for his frank views, Raghuram Rajan also said the government needs to do more to prevent a K-shaped recovery of the economy hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

Only a handful of cryptocurrencies will survive, says Raghuram Rajan

November 24, 2021 9:39 pm

The remarks come a day after the government listed for introduction in Parliament a bill to ban all private cryptocurrencies, with some exceptions.

Regulators don't have capability to monitor cyber risk in crypto exchanges: Raghuram Rajan

November 24, 2021 3:02 pm

The former RBI governor feels that of the 6,000-odd cryptocurrencies in existence today, only one or two, or at most, only a handful would survive.

Esther Duflo, Raghuram Rajan, Arvind Subramanian in economic advisory council to Tamil Nadu CM

June 21, 2021 7:42 pm

A white paper detailing the true state of Tamil Nadu’s finances will be released in July, said Governor Banwarilal Purohit during the first session of the 16th state legislative assembly in Chennai.

Raghuram Rajan: Lack of leadership, complacency behind India's Covid-19 crisis

May 04, 2021 10:49 pm

After a drop in cases last year, “there was a sense that we had endured the worst the virus could give us and we had come through and it was time to open up, and that complacency hurt us,” said Raghuram Rajan

Ashoka University founders have bartered away its soul: Raghuram Rajan after Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Arvind Subramanian exits

March 20, 2021 8:50 pm

After the exits of Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Arvind Subramanian, Raghuram Rajan has said free speech is the soul of a great university, and by compromising on it, the founders of Ashoka University have bartered away its soul.

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".


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.