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Raghuram G Rajan

On RBI-Govt Rift, Raghuram Rajan's 'Seat Belt’, ‘Rahul Dravid’ Analogy

Nov 06, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

“The RBI is something like a seat belt. if you do not put on your seat belt you get into an accident. The aim of the board is to be Rahul Dravid -- sensible, thoughtful and not, with due respect, Navjot Sidhu," he said.

Rahul Quick To Hug Modi, But Runs Away From IT Officials: Smriti Irani

Sep 11, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The NDA government blamed the Congress-led UPA government for the non-performing asset (NPA) crisis.

Over Optimistic Bankers Responsible For Bad Loans: Rajan

A larger number of bad loans were originated in the period 2006-2008 when economic growth was strong, says Rajan.

06 September, 2017

Faced No Interference From Either Govt During My Tenure: Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

Outlook Web Bureau

During his tenure at the country's apex bank, Rajan had served both under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP governments.

03 September, 2017

Was Never In Favour Of Demonetisation: Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

Outlook Web Bureau

He has revealed in his new book 'I Do What I Do: On Reforms Rhetoric and Resolve'

17 August, 2016

Raghuram Rajan Sights #AchcheDin

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Outgoing RBI Governor advises caution on the banker’s part, reminds them of “irrational exuberance in 2007-08” at speech given to the FICCI-IBA Annual Banking Conference in Mumbai

18 July, 2016

Raghuram Rajan Says Will Bring Formal Financial Services To Every Indian Who Wants Them

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Rajan said the rural poor have to be rescued from the clutches of the moneylender

21 April, 2016

'Words Matter But So Does Intent'

Raghuram G Rajan

Full text of the speech by RBI Governor Dr. Raghuram Rajan at the 12th National Institute of Bank Management Convocation

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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