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Raghuram Rajan was offered deputy governor's post in RBI by Reddy

Raghuram Rajan was offered deputy governor's post in RBI by Reddy

Eminent economist Raghuram Rajan was initially offered the job of deputy governor in the Reserve Bank of India which he did not accept, and a decade later he joined the central bank as a governor.

Was demonetisation one of the reasons why Raghuram Rajan left?

Was demonetisation one of the reasons why Raghuram Rajan left?

Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Friday said that a five-page letter speaking against demonetisation was submitted to the Centre by “someone in the Reserve Bank of India” on the day Raghuram Rajan stepped down from the post of Governor of the apex bank.

'Great to be back', says former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan at University of Chicago

'Great to be back', says former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan at University of Chicago

Having returned to academia after a controversy-ridden stint at the RBI, former Governor Raghuram Rajan feels "great to be back" riding his bike in Chicago and hopes to "do it as long as" he can.

Viral V Acharya—RBI's new Deputy Governor: All you need to know

Viral V Acharya—RBI's new Deputy Governor: All you need to know

Viral V Acharya, a New York University economics professor was today announced as Reserve Bank of India's new Deputy Governor by the Government. Interestingly, Viral once called himself 'poor man's Raghuram Rajan'.

RBI Governor row: Raghuram Rajan exits, Urjit Patel in

RBI Governor row: Raghuram Rajan exits, Urjit Patel in

Urjit Patel was appointed as the new Governor of the Central Bank. He succeeded Raghuram Rajan. Patel, the 24th RBI Governor, will serve a three-year term with effect from September 4.

RBI governor Urjit Patel gets Rs 2 lakh salary per month, no support staff at residence

RBI governor Urjit Patel gets Rs 2 lakh salary per month, no support staff at residence

The Central Bank informed that Urjit Patel who was on August 20 named as RBI's Governor to succeed Raghuram Rajan takes home a salary of Rs 2 lakh per month and has not been provided with any support staff at his residence.

'Raghuram Rajan too may have cut interest rate like Urjit Patel did'

'Raghuram Rajan too may have cut interest rate like Urjit Patel did'

Flamboyant former Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan too may have cut interest rates like his successor Urjit Patel did at his every first monetary policy review, said rating agency Fitch.

Centre keeps RBI Governor's appointment details wrapped in secrecy

Centre keeps RBI Governor's appointment details wrapped in secrecy

The Centre has declined to share details on appointment of RBI Governor Urjit Patel and other candidates shortlisted for the top post in the central bank saying these are "cabinet papers" and cannot be made public.

Urjit Patel warns of risks from Brexit, US elections

Urjit Patel warns of risks from Brexit, US elections

India and fellow BRICS countries need to be prepared to confront potential "political risk" events such as Britain`s exit from the European Union and the U.S. presidential elections, Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel warned on Thursday.

Markets price in more easing by RBI, see risk in policy shift

Markets price in more easing by RBI, see risk in policy shift

The Reserve Bank of India has embarked on a significant but potentially risky shift towards greater tolerance of higher inflation under new governor Urjit Patel, prompting markets to price in another rate cut.

Home, auto loans set to be cheaper as RBI new Governor Urjit Patel cuts interest rates by 0.25%

Home, auto loans set to be cheaper as RBI new Governor Urjit Patel cuts interest rates by 0.25%

In the first monetary policy review under RBI Governor Urjit Patel, the interest rate was today cut by 0.25 percent to six-year low of 6.25 percent in a unanimous decision by the new rate-setting panel MPC.

RBI Governor Urjit Patel offers festive gift to borrowers, cuts interest rates by 0.25%

RBI Governor Urjit Patel offers festive gift to borrowers, cuts interest rates by 0.25%

The newly-constituted Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by RBI Governor Urjit Patel on Tuesday cut repo rate by 0.25 percent in its maiden policy review which is likely to make home and auto loans cheaper.

RBI Governor Urijit Patel to present maiden monetary policy today

RBI Governor Urijit Patel to present maiden monetary policy today

Moving away from the usual practice of announcement at 11 am, the fourth bi-monthly monetary policy review would be made public at 2:30 pm after the MPC meeting.

RBI Governor Urijit Patel to present maiden monetary policy next week; investors keen for his views

RBI Governor Urijit Patel to present maiden monetary policy next week; investors keen for his views

A month into the job, Reserve Bank of India new Governor Urijit Patel will on Monday and Tuesday chair his maiden policy review.

New RBI chief Urjit Patel and monetary policy committee face close call on rates

New RBI chief Urjit Patel and monetary policy committee face close call on rates

A month into the job, India`s new central bank governor will on Monday and Tuesday chair his maiden policy review, which for the first time will see a committee set interest rates, though views are divided on whether there will be any change this time round.

Rajan returns to academia; to teach international corp finance

Rajan returns to academia; to teach international corp finance

Having returned to his "ultimate home", former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has resumed his role as 'Distinguished Service Professor of Finance' at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and would teach international corporate finance there in winter of 2017.

New lending norms may nudge banks towards retail loans: SBI

New lending norms may nudge banks towards retail loans: SBI

 Stringent RBI norms proposed for corporate lending are expected to nudge banks towards consumer loans, SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya has said while reiterating that there is no bubble in the retail segment.

 RBI detects 200 odd illegal entities duping public

RBI detects 200 odd illegal entities duping public

Around 200 entities having operations in West Bengal and have been collecting deposits in an unauthorised manner are under the scanner of the Reserve Bank of India.

Hope India will continue to prioritise low inflation: Raghuram Rajan

Hope India will continue to prioritise low inflation: Raghuram Rajan

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, whose tenure at the central bank ended this month, hopes the process of cleaning up banks in the country will be finished and government will continue to prioritise "low inflation", even as he warned against low interest rates globally.

Urjit Patel takes charge of RBI as new Governor

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