Raghuram Rajan

AAP likely to take decision on candidates for 3 Rajya Sabha seats by January

AAP likely to take decision on candidates for 3 Rajya Sabha seats by January

There are many aspirations within the AAP for the three seats for the Upper House of Parliament that goes to polls in the mid-January.

Dec 17, 2017, 18:08 PM IST
Populist nationalism is divisive, harms economic growth: Raghuram Rajan

Populist nationalism is divisive, harms economic growth: Raghuram Rajan

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan said on Sunday that populist nationalism was 'inward-looking'.

Nov 26, 2017, 22:45 PM IST
Raghuram Rajan at centre of Ravi Subramanian's next thriller

Raghuram Rajan at centre of Ravi Subramanian's next thriller

According to a statement released by the publisher, the novel appears to be set in the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s announcement of demonetisation, the first anniversary of which was recently met with mixed reactions.

Nov 15, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
RBI says no to Islamic banking in India

RBI says no to Islamic banking in India

Replying to an RTI query, the central bank said the decision was taken after considering "the wider and equal opportunities" available to all citizens to access banking and financial services.

Nov 12, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party may nominate Raghuram Rajan to Rajya Sabha: Reports

Aam Aadmi Party may nominate Raghuram Rajan to Rajya Sabha: Reports

Rajan’s name was discussed in a meeting of top AAP leaders.

Nov 08, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
Raghuram Rajan ideal candidate to head US Fed: Barron's magazine

Raghuram Rajan ideal candidate to head US Fed: Barron's magazine

Rajan, who at 40 was the first non-western and the youngest to become the chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, shot to big fame three years after he predicted a financial crisis at an annual gathering of economists and bankers in the US in 2005.

Oct 31, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
October 7, 2017: All you need to know

October 7, 2017: All you need to know

In poll-bound Gujarat, PM Modi says new India will be made on tech revolution

Oct 07, 2017, 21:39 PM IST
Raghuram Rajan named as possible Nobel Prize winner by Clarivate Analytics

Raghuram Rajan named as possible Nobel Prize winner by Clarivate Analytics

A graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, Rajan served as visiting professor at Stockholm School of Economics and at Kellogg School of Management. 

Oct 07, 2017, 15:37 PM IST
Arvind Subramanian to get extension as CEA for one year: Finance Minister

Arvind Subramanian to get extension as CEA for one year: Finance Minister

The CEA is usually the main go-to person for advice for the finance minister on macro-economic matters, and primary responsibilities, among others, include authoring the mid-year analysis and the Economic Survey.

Sep 23, 2017, 14:15 PM IST
PSU bank merger should follow balancesheet clean-up: Raghuram Rajan

PSU bank merger should follow balancesheet clean-up: Raghuram Rajan

Mergers of PSU banks should be done only after balancesheets are cleaned up and these are nursed back to health with adequate capitalisation, said former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan.

Sep 12, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

We could have managed liquidity better: Raghuram Rajan

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said that in hindsight it appears that the central bank under his governorship could have managed the liquidity in banking system in a better manner on certain occasions.

Sep 11, 2017, 18:14 PM IST
Raghuram Rajan says Chicago university leave wasn't issue in RBI exit

Raghuram Rajan says Chicago university leave wasn't issue in RBI exit

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has debunked the theory that Chicago University's refusal to extend his leave forced his departure, saying it was never an issue and he wanted to stay longer at the RBI to complete the unfinished task of clean-up of banks.

Sep 10, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

'Pliant' RBI governor loses respect: Raghuram Rajan

Rajan, the first RBI governor not to get a second term in two decades, said certainty of tenure is essential for a central bank chief to perform better.

Sep 08, 2017, 23:42 PM IST

Close down Dept of Financial Services, says Raghuram Raja

Rajan also expressed displeasure at the working of the Banks Board Bureau (BBB), and pitched for having banks run by independent boards and not the finance ministry.

Sep 08, 2017, 23:38 PM IST
Let India grow at 8-10% for 10 years before chest-thumping: Raghuram Rajan

Let India grow at 8-10% for 10 years before chest-thumping: Raghuram Rajan

Let India grow at 8-10% for 10 years before chest-thumping: Raghuram Rajan

Sep 08, 2017, 15:54 PM IST
Had come back to India to exchange scrapped notes: Rajan

Had come back to India to exchange scrapped notes: Rajan

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan himself had to come back to India to exchange scrapped currency as he had no clue about the demonetisation date, though the process started during his governorship.

Sep 08, 2017, 00:10 AM IST
Had come back to India to exchange scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes: Raghuram Rajan

Had come back to India to exchange scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes: Raghuram Rajan

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan himself had to come back to India to exchange scrapped currency as he had no clue about the demonetisation date, though the process started during his governorship.

Sep 08, 2017, 00:10 AM IST
I may have resigned if note ban was thrust: Raghuram Rajan

I may have resigned if note ban was thrust: Raghuram Rajan

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Thursday that he would have resigned if the demonetisation decision was thrust on him but made it clear that the government can bypass the central bank if it wants to push ahead with such a decision.

Sep 07, 2017, 22:35 PM IST
India's tolerance, openness its biggest economic strength: Raghuram Rajan

India's tolerance, openness its biggest economic strength: Raghuram Rajan

India's diverse multicultural society and tradition of tolerance is its greatest strength, Raghuram Rajan said on Thursday.

Sep 07, 2017, 21:51 PM IST

Better to under-promise and over-achieve: Raghuram Rajan on growth

Rajan, the only central bank governor in two decades who did not get a second term, also seemed to defend his controversial remark of India being a 'one-eyed king in the land of blind', saying GDP expansion slipped in every quarter since that remark in April of last year.

Sep 06, 2017, 00:37 AM IST