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C Rangarajan

New RBI governor should follow his "dharma" to protect Autonomy: Rangarajan

Das should work closely with the government on all the pressing issues, Rangarajan said.

Dec 24, 2018, 18:21 PM IST

Inflation may ease by December: Rangarajan

Rangarajan said he thinks this is the end of the season when prices rise as far as food articles are concerned.

Nov 16, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

Govt needs to take measures to push growth: C Rangarajan

The economy needs to grow at 7 per cent in three quarters even to have a growth rate of 6.5 per cent for the year as a whole, the eminent economist said.

Oct 01, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

Stimulus package should focus on raising capex: C Rangarajan

On demonetisation, he said adequate preparation by the central bank could have reduced the pain which people had to undergo on account of ban on high value notes last November.

Sep 22, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

Late Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao was a true reformer, says former RBI Governor Rangarajan

 Former Reserve Bank Governor C Rangarajan, a key functionary in previous UPA governments, has said late Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao was a true reformist and his reforms had helped the country achieve good growth rate in subsequent years.

Oct 14, 2016, 13:30 PM IST

Higher education needs radical changes: C Rangarajan

Former Chairman of Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister C Rangarajan today said higher education in India is at "cross-roads", and needs radical changes.

Jul 08, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

GST logjam: Remove additional tax, need flexibility issues, says Rangarajan

The proposed 1 percent additional tax on inter-state sales is against the spirit of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and that should not be implemented, former RBI Governor C Rangarajan said.

Dec 21, 2015, 17:53 PM IST

Indian economy will slightly do better this year: Rangarajan

Indian economy will slightly perform better this year as the productivity level of capital may remain high, former governor of RBI C Rangarajan on Saturday said.

Nov 21, 2015, 16:49 PM IST

Rangarajan favours RBI majority in Monetary Policy Committee

Joining the debate over the powers of RBI Governor in setting policy rate, bank's former head C Rangarajan on Sunday said the government can do away with the veto power of Governor but the majority of members in the Monetary Policy Committee should be from the apex bank.

Aug 09, 2015, 11:10 AM IST

RBI cautious now, 0.25% rate cut likely in September: Rangarajan

Stating that RBI has adopted a cautious approach in keeping rates unchanged, former Governor C Rangarajan Tuesday said the central bank may cut rate by 0.25 basis points by next month if monsoon turns out to be good.

Aug 04, 2015, 19:59 PM IST

RBI may cut rates early next year: Rangarajan

The Reserve Bank of India may go for rate cut early next year as price situation is showing 'definite improvement', former chairman of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council, C Rangarajan said on Thursday.

Dec 18, 2014, 17:44 PM IST

Cabinet postpones decision on revision in gas prices till Nov 15

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday postponed decision on revision in gas prices till November 15 amidst sharp difference between the oil ministry and power ministry over the quantum of increase.

Sep 24, 2014, 12:53 PM IST

Govt sets up new panel for gas pricing

The new government on June 25 postponed revision in natural gas prices by three months.

Jul 24, 2014, 10:32 AM IST

Consider financial background before setting poverty line: Digvijay Singh

Congress leader Digvijay Singh said here on Monday that the poverty line should be based on the financial background of a person.

Jul 07, 2014, 23:14 PM IST

Rangarajan panel report on poverty attacked by parties

The Rangarajan Committee, which has suggested a new benchmark for describing poverty, Monday came under sharp attack from political parties, which said it amounted to "mocking at the poor" and makes neither "common sense" nor "economic sense".

Jul 07, 2014, 20:09 PM IST

Rangarajan defends poverty estimates; says meet global norms

Defending his calculation that three out of 10 in India are poor, former PMEAC Chairman C Rangarajan Monday said poverty numbers provided by him are not conservative estimates and they are at par with global standards.

Jul 07, 2014, 20:06 PM IST

Rangarajan panel submits report on poverty to PlanComm

Former PMEAC chief C Rangarajan has submitted the report on Tendulkar Committee methodology for estimating poverty to Planning Minister Rao Inderjit Singh.

Jul 01, 2014, 14:31 PM IST

Rangarajan panel report on poverty on July 1

The Planning Commission in May 2012 had constituted the expert group to review the Tendulkar Committee methodology for estimating poverty.

Jun 27, 2014, 19:04 PM IST

Government may not implement gas price hike retrospectively

Government may not implement gas price hike retrospectively as it would be difficult to back charge higher bills from power and CNG consumers.

Jun 04, 2014, 16:29 PM IST

RBI should wait until budget before cutting rates: Rangarajan

The RBI's status quo on key policy rates was in line with expectations and it should wait until the budget to lower rates, former Chairman of the Prime Ministers' Economic Advisory Council C Rangarajan said Tuesday.

Jun 03, 2014, 15:41 PM IST