Urjit Patel

Former Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel named NIPFP chairman

Urjit Patel on December 10, 2018, had unexpectedly resigned months before the end of his three-year term in September 2019.

Jun 19, 2020, 22:50 PM IST

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

Home, auto loans set to be cheaper as RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das cuts interest rates by 0.25%

This is Das' first monetary policy review after taking charge as the RBI Governor, replacing Urjit Patel.

Feb 07, 2019, 11:49 AM IST

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das to present maiden monetary policy today

Deviating from the practice of releasing the resolution of MPC in afternoon, the RBI will place it on its website at 11.45 am today.

Feb 07, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

Supreme Court questions RBI as plea alleges violation of RTI, seeks contempt case against Urjit Patel

Two pleas in the top court seek contempt proceedings against the central bank and its former Governor Urjit Patel for non-disclosure of information under RTI about some banks.

Jan 25, 2019, 21:18 PM IST

PM Modi speaks on GST and why it was implemented

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an interview with ANI on Tuesday evening said that the NDA government is in favour of bringing construction related material in the 5 per cent slab of GST. The prime minister added that changes in the tax structure will continue as there is scope for improvement. However, he refused to link the issue with Congress president Rahul Gandhi who has described the tax reform as 'Gabbar Singh Tax' and 'Grand Stupid Thought' by saying, "jiski jaisi soch, waise uske shabd (the way someone thinks, the same are his words)."


Jan 01, 2019, 20:08 PM IST

RBI December policy: Ex-RBI Guv Patel favoured status quo on repo rate

All six members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) had voted for keeping the key benchmark rate unchanged, said the Minutes of the MPC meeting released by the Reserve Bank Wednesday.

Dec 20, 2018, 11:34 AM IST

Govt did not ask for Urjit Patel's resignation as RBI Governor, says Arun Jaitley

After Patel's resignation, the government appointed former bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das as the Governor of RBI.

Dec 18, 2018, 13:12 PM IST

Operational independence of central banks important: IMF on RBI

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday said "operational independence" of central banks like the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was important for carrying out their responsibilities.

Dec 14, 2018, 08:43 AM IST

Finance minister Arun Jaitley admits to '2-3 areas of differences' between Centre, RBI

Amid friction between the Centre and RBI, Patel resigned citing personal reasons. The government has immediately appointed retired bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das as his successor. 

Dec 14, 2018, 06:36 AM IST

Patel's resignation highlights risks to RBI's policy priorities: Fitch

The Government Tuesday appointed former Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das as the new Governor.

Dec 12, 2018, 13:34 PM IST

Shaktikanta Das assumes charge as new RBI Governor

A post-graduate in history from the Delhi University, he has become the first bureaucrat in Mint Street in five years.

Dec 12, 2018, 11:58 AM IST

Shaktikanta Das appointed as new RBI Governor

Das has become the 25th RBI Governor, and will serve a three-year term.

Dec 11, 2018, 18:37 PM IST

RBI's institutional capabilities very strong, will do whatever required for economy: Rajiv Kumar

The Niti Aayog vice chairman also assured that the government will do whatever is required to continue its business as usual.

Dec 11, 2018, 12:24 PM IST

RBI Governor Urjit Patel resigns; PM Modi, Arun Jaitley express gratitude for his services

He was the 24th RBI governor and was appointed on September 26, 2016, for a three-year term.

Dec 10, 2018, 19:04 PM IST

Urjit Patel parries all questions about RBI-govt spat

Speaking at the customary post-policy presser after the fifth bi-monthly policy review, wherein the policy rates were left unchanged, Patel parried three questions on these issues.

Dec 05, 2018, 17:35 PM IST

RBI panel begins 3-day meet on interest rate

Experts are of the view that the RBI may not change the benchmark lending rate (repo) despite moderation in economic growth and easing inflation.

Dec 03, 2018, 18:16 PM IST

RBI Governor Urjit Patel briefs parliamentary panel on demonetisation, bank NPAs

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is a member of the committee headed by senior Congress leader and former Union Minister M Veerappa Moily.

Nov 27, 2018, 14:38 PM IST

Parliamentary standing committee meeting to discuss impact of demonetisation today

The standing committee is also expected to disuss administrative reforms that should be implemented at the Central Bank.

Nov 27, 2018, 10:03 AM IST

Parliamentary standing committee meeting to discuss the impact of demonetisation tomorrow

The standing committee is also expected to disuss administrative reforms that should be implemented at the Central Bank.

Nov 26, 2018, 18:04 PM IST