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Banwarilal Purohit further explained that based on the recommendations of this council, the government will revitalise the state's economy and ensure that the benefits of economic growth reach all segments of society.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Tamil Nadu economic council to include Raghuram Rajan, Esther Duflo as members

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2021 02:42 PM IST
  • Banwarilal Purohit further said that the government will make all-out efforts to reverse the trend of economic slowdown and usher in a period of rapid economic growth, taking full advantage of the available limited window of the demographic dividend.
Raghuram Rajan said that while the 2021-22 Budget has placed a lot of weight on privatisation, the history of the government delivering on this is checkered(Reuters File Photo)
Raghuram Rajan said that while the 2021-22 Budget has placed a lot of weight on privatisation, the history of the government delivering on this is checkered(Reuters File Photo)

Drastic changes in monetary policy framework can upset bond market: Rajan

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2021 03:24 PM IST
Raghuram Rajan's remarks were in response to a query on whether he was in favour of reviewing the 2-6 per cent target band for inflation under the monetary policy framework.
India’s former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan in New Delhi.(REUTERS)
India’s former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan in New Delhi.(REUTERS)

$5 trillion economy goal more aspirational than carefully computed: Ex-RBI Guv

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2021 02:05 PM IST
With the government embarking on substantial borrowing plans to boost the coronavirus pandemic-hit economy, there are concerns among certain quarters about the overall financial health, and bond yields have also been on an upward trajectory.
A Reserve Bank of India panel recommendation to allow large industrial houses into banking has come in for criticism, with experts including former governor Raghuram Rajan warning against such a move(Reuters)
A Reserve Bank of India panel recommendation to allow large industrial houses into banking has come in for criticism, with experts including former governor Raghuram Rajan warning against such a move(Reuters)

New bank licence plan raises eyebrows

Livemint, New Delhi | By Shayan Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 07:39 AM IST
The former top Reserve Bank of India officials said another reason to prohibit corporate entry into banking is that it will worsen the concentration of economic (and political) power in certain business houses. Even if banking licenses are allotted fairly
The reform of public sector banks (PSBs) in the last six years by the Union government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been a still-born effort, the authors noted.(REUTERS)
The reform of public sector banks (PSBs) in the last six years by the Union government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been a still-born effort, the authors noted.(REUTERS)

Rajan, Acharya call for major overhaul of banking system

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Gopika Gopakumar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2020 04:35 AM IST
The transformation of the banking sector will not happen through incremental reforms. “The status quo is fiscally untenable,” the paper said. The pandemic is likely to increase loan losses greater than what the government can pay, it said.
India’s former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan in New Delhi.(REUTERS)
India’s former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan in New Delhi.(REUTERS)

Raghuram Rajan says fall in GDP alarming; time for bureaucracy to take meaningful action

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 05:12 PM IST
Rajan, currently a professor at the University of Chicago, said the Covid-19 pandemic is still raging in India, so discretionary spending, especially on high-contact services like restaurants, and the associated employment, will stay low until the virus is contained.               
Investors are looking for more than dovish comments from Fed chairman Jerome Powell to keep the rally going.(AP File Photo)
Investors are looking for more than dovish comments from Fed chairman Jerome Powell to keep the rally going.(AP File Photo)

Fed’s shift is temporary boon for emerging market central banks

By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 07:18 AM IST
Unlike the Fed, central banks in developing markets can’t allow inflation to run hot without triggering capital flight and currency turmoil. Food-price spikes are already a problem in countries like India and Turkey.
India’s former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan.(REUTERS)
India’s former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan.(REUTERS)

India needs to look beyond what rating agencies think, says ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan

Mumbai | By Reuters | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 01:20 PM IST
The central bank on its part too has reduced the key lending rate by 115 basis points on top of the 135 bps last year and is widely expected to cut rates by another 25 bps later on Thursday.
CoronaNomics is a Youtube channel where the world’s top economic experts discuss how to tackle the economic impact of coronavirus.(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint)
CoronaNomics is a Youtube channel where the world’s top economic experts discuss how to tackle the economic impact of coronavirus.(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint)

Countries fighting Covid-19 in decentralised manner doing better: Raghuram Rajan

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2020 08:04 PM IST
Citing the example of Germany and South Korea, Rajan said that these countries have allocated resources at the centre but left the details to provinces.
Raghuram Rajan also spoke about some of the trends that may emerge post-pandemic.. Photo by Pradeep Gaur/Mint.
Raghuram Rajan also spoke about some of the trends that may emerge post-pandemic.. Photo by Pradeep Gaur/Mint.

US-China conflict to impair global trade which is vital for India’s reopening: Raghuram Rajan

New York | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 02:09 PM IST
Cautioning that there will be “deeply damaged firms” in the economy, Rajan said the post-pandemic recovery has to be accompanied by a process of repair.
Banks are parking the money with the RBI in the reverse repo window, earning very less.. Photo by Pradeep Gaur/Mint.
Banks are parking the money with the RBI in the reverse repo window, earning very less.. Photo by Pradeep Gaur/Mint.

No free lunches: Raghuram Rajan says monetisation by RBI has a cost and cannot be everlasting

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2020 06:58 PM IST
Raghuram Rajan said central banks in many emerging markets are resorting to such strategies and disagreed with votaries of the “modern monetary theory” who support this, making it clear that there are no free lunches.
Former Reserve Bank governor Urjit Patel will take charge as chairman of the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) from June 22, 2020.(REUTERS)
Former Reserve Bank governor Urjit Patel will take charge as chairman of the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) from June 22, 2020.(REUTERS)

Former RBI Governor Urjit Patel named NIPFP chairman

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Jasra Afreen
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 07:18 PM IST
“National Institute of Public Finance and Policy is privileged to have Dr. Urjit Patel, former Reserve Bank Governor, as its Chairperson for a four-year term commencing June 22, 2020,” the economic think tank said in a statement.
Industrialist Rajiv Bajaj in conversation with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday.(YouTube/Rahul Gandhi)
Industrialist Rajiv Bajaj in conversation with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday.(YouTube/Rahul Gandhi)

‘India should have looked at Covid-19 response in East’: Rajiv Bajaj to Rahul Gandhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 02:33 PM IST
Gandhi held the first such dialogue on April 30 when he discussed the coronavirus pandemic and its economic implications with former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan.
File photo: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi.(PTI)
File photo: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi.(PTI)

Rahul Gandhi to interact with regional electronic news media today

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2020 11:11 AM IST
Prior to this, Gandhi had led online interactive sessions with intellectuals like former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan and Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee.
A screengrab of the video conference between Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee.(YouTube screengrab)
A screengrab of the video conference between Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee.(YouTube screengrab)

India needs big stimulus package, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi & Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 02:44 AM IST
Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, 59, cited the examples of countries that have unveiled sizeable stimulus packages to boost their economies.
Rajan’s observation, Shiv Sena said, that 10 crore people in India will become jobless, is a matter of concern.(ANI)
Rajan’s observation, Shiv Sena said, that 10 crore people in India will become jobless, is a matter of concern.(ANI)

Shiv Sena says Raghuram Rajan’s ‘10 crore Indians to go jobless’ claim ‘concerning’

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 04:04 PM IST
The party said the talks held between Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan recently over the impact of the COVID-19 shows how grave the crisis is for the economy. It said time has now come to grow wiser.
Workers arrive to catch a bus to travel to their home states, in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj.(AP)
Workers arrive to catch a bus to travel to their home states, in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj.(AP)

States prepare to bring migrants back, historic decline in energy demand: Covid-19 news today

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 09:15 AM IST
Here is a preview of important Covid-19 news from India and the world today.
India’s economic growth had already been slowing because of a decline in private investment and household consumption when Covid-19 hit.(AFP)
India’s economic growth had already been slowing because of a decline in private investment and household consumption when Covid-19 hit.(AFP)

In video conversation with Rahul, Rajan suggests Rs 65k-crore aid for poor

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi & Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 05:53 AM IST
The money is small given that India’s gross domestic product is to the tune of about Rs 200 lakh crore, Rajan said in a video conversation with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on how to deal with the crisis caused by the disease.
Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan held a video dialogue with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to discuss the Covid-19 crisis.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan held a video dialogue with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to discuss the Covid-19 crisis.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

‘Rs 65,000 crore needed for poor during Covid-19, we can afford it’: Raghuram Rajan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 01:58 PM IST
Rajan said India needs to be clever in lifting the Covid-19 lockdown and open up in measured way as the country does not have the capacity to feed the people for long.
Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan discussed the many aspects of the coronavirus crisis on Thursday.
Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan discussed the many aspects of the coronavirus crisis on Thursday.

India can lead global dialogue on ‘rethinking’ economy after Covid-19 crisis: Raghuram Rajan tells Rahul Gandhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 10:35 AM IST
Gandhi asked Rajan if there will be any strategic changes after the coronavirus pandemic which India could use to its advantage.
File photo of former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan.(Nathan G/Mint)
File photo of former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan.(Nathan G/Mint)

Second or third lockdown will be devastating for India’s economy, says Raghuram Rajan in conversation with Rahul Gandhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 09:31 AM IST
The dialogue with Rajan was first in the series that Gandhi plans to hold with public intellectuals to discuss the state of the economy and how to revive it in the midst of Covid-19 pandemic.
Rahul Gandhi and Raghuram Rajan discuss solutions that may be viable in the post-Covid world, the second functionary added, with the primary issue being the economy of the country.(PTI)
Rahul Gandhi and Raghuram Rajan discuss solutions that may be viable in the post-Covid world, the second functionary added, with the primary issue being the economy of the country.(PTI)

Rahul, former RBI chief Rajan to hold talk on economy

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Deeksha Bhardwaj
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 01:59 AM IST
The dialogue with Rajan, which is over an hour long, includes a detailed discussion on the state of the economy and how to revive it in the midst of the coronavirus disease pandemic
The dialogue between Rahul Gandhi and Raghuram Rajan is pre-recorded and will be disseminated by the Congress on social media over the next couple of days.(File photo)
The dialogue between Rahul Gandhi and Raghuram Rajan is pre-recorded and will be disseminated by the Congress on social media over the next couple of days.(File photo)

Rahul Gandhi hosts video show on Covid-19, Raghuram Rajan is his first guest

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Deeksha Bhardwaj
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 10:56 PM IST
The dialogue with Rajan, which is over an hour long, includes a detailed discussion on the state of the economy and how to revive it in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The discussion has been done in English via video-conferencing.
Rajan, 57, who was the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor for three years until September 2016, is currently working as a professor at the prestigious University of Chicago.(Nathan G/Mint Photo)
Rajan, 57, who was the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor for three years until September 2016, is currently working as a professor at the prestigious University of Chicago.(Nathan G/Mint Photo)

RBI ex-governor Raghuram Rajan is IMF key external advisory panel’s new member

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2020 03:12 PM IST
IMF MD Kristalina Georgieva said that even before the spread of Covid-19 and the dramatic health, economic and financial disruptions it has brought, International Monetary Fund (IMF) members confronted a rapidly evolving world and complex policy issues.
File photo of former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan.
File photo of former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan.

Raghuram Rajan’s advice as global growth falters over coronavirus fears

Bloomberg | By Enda Curran
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 10:55 AM IST
There’s little central banks can do, and while more government spending would help, the priority should be on convincing companies and households that the virus is under control, he said.
Former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan. (PTI File Photo)
Former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan. (PTI File Photo)

‘Inspires us all’: Raghuram Rajan on Deepika’s ‘silent protest’ at JNU

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 07:19 PM IST
In a blog, the former RBI governor Rajan said the news of a gang of masked assailants breaking into one of India’s leading universities, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and then going on a rampage for hours, attacking students and faculty, entirely undisturbed by the police, is “worrisome”.
Former RBI governer Raghuram Rajan and Kapil Viswanathan in Mumbai.(Aalok Soni / HT Photo)
Former RBI governer Raghuram Rajan and Kapil Viswanathan in Mumbai.(Aalok Soni / HT Photo)

The antidote to insularity is respect and tolerance: Raguram Rajan

Hindustan Times | By Cherylann Mollan
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 05:21 PM IST
In conversation with Raghuram Rajan, former governor of the RBI, about his role as advisor on the governing council of the private university, Krea.
File photo of former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan.(PTI)
File photo of former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan.(PTI)

Starting point to address slowdown would be to acknowledge it: Raghuram Rajan

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2019 03:16 PM IST
The former RBI governor urged India to join free trade agreements judiciously in order to boost competition and improve domestic efficiency.
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das(PTI file photo)
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das(PTI file photo)

Economy losing steam, RBI governor Shaktikanta Das faces tough balancing act

By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 01:13 PM IST
Das, overseeing what was until recently the world’s fastest-growing major economy, has worked tirelessly to restore relations with the government after a bitter public spat led his predecessor Urjit Patel to quit.
File photo of Dr Raghuram Rajan.(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint)
File photo of Dr Raghuram Rajan.(Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint)

‘Don’t want to talk about it’: Raghuram Rajan on Bank of England job

Bloomberg | By Fergal O’Brien
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 06:07 PM IST
In July, Rajan said that the issues posed by Brexit were a key reason he didn’t apply for the role.
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