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Raghuram Rajan

Viral Acharya quits as RBI Deputy Governor – All you want to know about him

Viral happens to be an alumnus of IIT, Mumbai, with a degree of Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering in 1995 and PhD in Finance from NYU-Stern in 2001.

Jun 24, 2019, 10:05 AM IST

'Super star' firms giving a lot for free, but will it continue asks Rajan

Rajan said that we all know nothing is free, so it needs to be known who is paying for it when consumers get it for free.

Jan 22, 2019, 14:37 PM IST

Transfer of excess reserve may pull down credit rating of RBI: Rajan

Rating downgrade of the RBI from 'AAA' would make borrowing costlier for the central bank and will have implication for the entire economy.

Dec 18, 2018, 14:47 PM IST

Govt doesn't comment on views of ex-RBI chiefs on demo, GST expressed before media: FM

Jaitley further said after the structural reform of GST had been introduced in a record time, the economic growth bounced back vigorously.

Dec 14, 2018, 17:16 PM IST

Reduce number, weight of government mandates for PSBs: Rajan

He further said public sector banks still not adequately professionalised and there is a need to substantially improve risk management.

Dec 14, 2018, 15:39 PM IST

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan points at 'enormous problems' over Congress' farm loan waiver promise

According to former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, farm loan waiver promised by Congress party would lead to major issues concerning the fiscal of the state.

Dec 14, 2018, 13:12 PM IST

India's economic growth held back due to demonetisation, GST: Raghuram Rajan

Addressing an audience at the University of California in Berkley on Friday, Rajan said for four years - 2012 to 2016 - India was growing at a faster pace before it was hit by two major headwinds. 

Nov 10, 2018, 19:19 PM IST

Shockwaves of demonetisation and GST have held economy back: Raghuram Rajan

Raghuram Rajan, the former RBI Governor, has said that for four years -- 2012 to 2016 -- India was growing at a faster pace before it was hit by two major headwinds.

Nov 10, 2018, 15:51 PM IST

Play like Rahul Dravid, not Navjot Sidhu: Raghuram Rajan draws cricketing parallel for RBI

Rajan has defended the central bank`s call for greater autonomy from the government.

Nov 06, 2018, 14:45 PM IST

Justice DY Chandrachud is Sehwag of Supreme Court, but does he need to be Dravid instead?

We have had a rock star RBI governor. Why not one at the Supreme Court as well?

Oct 04, 2018, 11:07 AM IST

Post-mortem is easier than action: Arun Jaitley slams ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan

Jaitley has slammed the former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan over his 'MSME lending crisis' remark. 

Sep 25, 2018, 23:23 PM IST

RBI nominee on PSU boards create illusion of regulatory control, says Rajan

Even Rajan's successor and present RBI Governor Urjit Patel had suggested withdrawal of nominee directors from the boards of public sector banks (PSBs) to avoid any conflict of interest.

Sep 12, 2018, 12:41 PM IST

RBI submitted a list of high profile fraud cases to PMO: Rajan

Rajan, who was RBI governor for three years till September 2016, is currently teaching at the Chicago Booth School of Business.

Sep 12, 2018, 10:17 AM IST

Larger number of bad loans originated in 2006-2008: Rajan

Rajan pointed out that the loan waivers vitiate the credit culture and an all-party agreement to this effect would be in the country`s interest in view of impending elections.

Sep 11, 2018, 18:00 PM IST

Raghuram Rajan’s statement proves Congress is behind rise in NPAs: Smriti Irani

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said that a statement by former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan proves that the Congress party is responsible to the rise in non performing assets (NPAs). Addressing a press conference, Union minister Smriti Irani accused Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and Robert Vadra of sabotaging taxpayers’ money.

Sep 11, 2018, 14:41 PM IST

Rupee not to go in for free fall: Former RBI Guv Rajan

The RBI has increased the key lending rate twice in the recent past on inflationary concerns.

Sep 11, 2018, 10:34 AM IST

Over optimistic bankers, growth slowdown responsible for bad loans: Rajan

Rajan, who was RBI governor for three years till September 2016, is currently the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at Chicago Booth School of Business.

Sep 11, 2018, 10:33 AM IST

Congress scoffs at Niti Aayog VC's remark against Raghuram Rajan, calls it 'obnoxious and laughable'

Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala brushed aside NITI Aayog Vice Chairman`s remark and termed it "obnoxious and laughable".

Sep 04, 2018, 05:54 AM IST

India's growth declined due to Raghuram Rajan's policies: Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar

Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar claimed that the growth declined because of Raghuram Rajan's policies and rising NPAs in the banking sector.

Sep 03, 2018, 16:47 PM IST

Parliamentary panel calls ex-RBI gov Rajan to brief on mounting NPAs

The panel has already questioned senior finance ministry officials, including Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia and top brass of banks, about rising bad loans.

Aug 20, 2018, 18:30 PM IST