Raghuram Rajan

Nobel laureate Esther Duflo, Raghuram Rajan in team to help revitalise TN's economy

Dr. Arvind Subramanian, former Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India, and Prof. Jean Dreze, noted development economist, will also be in the panel.

published on : 21st June 2021

Ashoka University row: Free speech in India suffered grievous blow, says Raghuram Rajan

The varsity found itself in the middle of a controversy after political commentator Mehta and economist Subramanian resigned.

published on : 20th March 2021

Ex-RBI chief Raghuram Rajan flags risks for India’s overseas debt plan

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's plan to sell bonds overseas comes as PM Modi faces shrinking options to raise funds.

published on : 13th July 2019

Biggest bank fraud and RBI Governor's resignation mark a dismal banking year

India continued to be the fastest growing big economy during 2018 with its GDP rising at above 7 per cent, after having slipped to 6.7 per cent in the previous financial year.

published on : 18th December 2018

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

Noting that system has been singularly ineffective in bringing even a single high profile fraudster to book, Rajan said, frauds are different from normal non-performing assets.

published on : 11th September 2018

Note to Parliament: Raghuram Rajan on how over-optimistic bankers triggered India's bad loan crisis

Read the complete transcript of Raghuram Rajan's note to Parliamentary Estimates Committee on banking NPAs.

published on : 11th September 2018

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

In an interview, Rajan said it was important for the RBI to continue to give signal that it would keep inflation under check.

published on : 11th September 2018

Over-optimistic bankers, growth slowdown responsible for bad loans: Ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan

Rajan also made a case for strengthening the recovery process and distance public sector banks from the government.

published on : 10th September 2018

Raghuram Rajan’s NPA drive held up GDP growth: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar

No wonder with the opposition using it for political advantage, government spokespersons had been rushing to explain that demonetisation was not a complete failure.

published on : 4th September 2018

After Pranab Mukherjee in Nagpur, RSS outfit calls former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan for Chicago event

In yet another potentially controversial move, the World Hindu Economic Forum to be organized at Chicago in September this year has Rajan as one of the speakers.

published on : 30th May 2018

Raghuram Rajan says won't apply for top Bank of England job

Former Reserve Bank of India chief Raghuram Rajan said on Wednesday he did not intend to apply for the job of Bank of England governor which is due to come vacant next year.

published on : 17th May 2018

Demonetisation 'not a good idea', implementation 'not well-planned': Raghuram Rajan

Raghuram Rajan has said that he had made it quite clear to the government that the demonetisation was "not a good idea" and that its implementation was "not well-planned"

published on : 12th April 2018

Global trade war: Why India has to keep a close watch on developments

Trump has mentioned India along with China several times over the last few months in the context of reciprocal taxes, alleging unfair import duties on American products and violation of WTO

published on : 24th March 2018

Hard to figure out the actual impact of demonetisation, especially on the informal sector: Raghuram Rajan

He reiterated that he had told the government in early 2016 that the short-term consequences of the note-ban exercise would outweigh the long-term benefits.

published on : 6th September 2017

Bank mergers work better when balance sheets are healthy: Raghuram Rajan

Mergers in the banking sector have a better chance of succeeding if they are done when the balance sheets are healthy, according to former Reserve Bank governor Raghuram Rajan.

published on : 6th September 2017
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