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Raghuram Rajan

Economic Slowdown 'Very Worrisome', New Reforms Needed: Ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

Aug 19, 2019 PTI

In ominous signs that the slowdown may be deep, the auto sector is facing its worst crisis in two decades with reports suggesting thousands of job losses in the automobile and ancillary industry, real estate sector has huge unsold inventory, while fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies have reported a decline in volume growth.

All Indians Should Be Concerned: Raghuram Rajan On Urjit Patel's Resignation As RBI Governor

Dec 10, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Patel resigned from his post on Monday with immediate effect, citing "personal reasons", setting of a major crisis in India's politico-economic sphere.


Never Said That I Wasn't Consulted. Made It Clear That We Didn't Think Demonetisation Was A Good Idea: Raghuram Rajan

he also said that the implementation of GST was not an 'unfixable' problem.

Nobody Should Be Shouted Down At Varsities By Saying 'You Are Anti-National', Says Raghuram Rajan

Mar 24, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

"We need to learn to respect universities as places where ideas are debated"


Quicken Economic Growth, Short-Term Political Solutions To Job Reservation Issue Can Tear Country Apart: Raghuram Rajan

Some strong communities in India have started protesting to press for reservations because they are not finding jobs, he said.

08 November, 2017

AAP Approaches Former RBI Guv Raghuram Rajan For RS Seat

Outlook Web Bureau

An AAP leader, who did not wish to be identified, said the party will not field any of its leaders for the three Rajya Sabha seats from Delhi that will fall vacant early next year.


08 October, 2017

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Features In List Of Probables For Nobel Prize In Economics

Outlook Web Bureau

Rajan, whose three year term as Reserve Bank Governor ended on September 4, 2016, is considered a candidate for his "contributions illuminating the dimensions of decisions in corporate finance"


09 September, 2017

Close Down Dept Of Financial Services, Suggests Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

Outlook Web Bureau

DFS, which monitors state-run banks, has created "sameness" among them and governs them "without responsibility", he said.


08 September, 2017

Demonetisation Has Come At A Huge Cost For Indian Economy, Says Raghuram Rajan

Outlook Web Bureau

He further added that the RBI's concern that costs of demonetisation will outweigh benefits was conveyed to the government



06 September, 2017

Biggest Challenge Is To Clean Up Balance Sheets Of Public Sector Banks, Says Raghuram Rajan

Outlook Web Bureau

"I have seen it from both sides, from ministry side as well as the Governor side. You (an RBI Governor) have always been tested. And you have to establish clear parameters -- what you are willing to do and what you are not willing to do"


06 September, 2017

Better To Under Promise And Over Achieve Than Face Awkward Questions: Raghuram Rajan On Growth

Outlook Web Bureau

"This notion that, we at every corner, we have to say we are the best and there is no body else like us. Well that is not true, first."



26 May, 2017

Government Says Former RBI Governor Rajan Was On-Board With Demonetisation

Outlook Web Bureau

There were rumours surrounding whether Rajan had been on-board with the policy that caused close to 86 percent of the country’s currency to be withdrawn


27 July, 2016

Raghuram Rajan on RBI Policy And Evidence: Full Text

Raghuram G. Rajan

Inflation has come down only because of good luck stemming from low energy prices.


22 June, 2016

Welcome To India, Mediocristan

Shailesh Chitnis

Raghuram Rajan, the two Chauhans and India's slide back into irrelevance


21 June, 2016

'You Can Fool All Of The People Only Some Of The Time'

Raghuram G. Rajan

The Reserve Bank governor on the fight against inflation.


18 June, 2016

'I Will Be Returning To Academia'

Raghuram G. Rajan

Raghuram Rajan's message to RBI staff which puts all speculations about his second term as RBI Governor to rest


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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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