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Private Cryptocurrencies Pose Immediate Risks To Customer Protection: RBI FSR Report

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Money Team

FSR report of RBI says private cryptocurrencies impose risks against anti-money laundering (AML) and become a challenge in combating the financing of terrorism (CFT).

RBI Monetary Policy : Borrowers Heave A Sigh Of Relief, Inflation Worries Continue

Dec 08, 2021 Pushpita Dey

With no change in repo and reverse repo rates, borrowers will continue to repay loans with low interest rates. Inflation worries seem to continue among consumers, but it might have a positive impact on the economy in long term.

RBI Monetary Policy Explained : What Are Repo And Reverse Repo Rates?

Repo and reverse repo rates play a role in determining the retail loan rates and in controlling inflation. In recent RBI Monetary Policy, both repo rate and reverse repo rate have remain unchanged.

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das ‘Convenient’ Choice, So Was Given Extension: Former FM Yashwant Sinha

Nov 02, 2021 Harsh Kumar

Shaktikanta Das has got a three-year extension as RBI Governor because he has proved to be convenient for the government, says Yashwant Sinha.

Shaktikanta Das Given 3-Year Extension As RBI Governor

Shaktikanta Das was appointed the RBI's 25th governor on December 11, 2018, initially for a period of three years.

29 October, 2021

RBI Governor: Centre Extends Shaktikanta Das's Tenure By 3 More Years

Outlook Web Desk

According to an official order, the government has reappointed Das as the governor of the central bank for a period of three years beyond December 10, 2021.

06 August, 2021

RBI Keeps Policy Rate Unchanged For 7th Time In A Row; Repo Retained At 4%


Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to maintain status quo, that is keeping benchmark repurchase (repo) rate at 4 per cent, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said while announcing the bi-monthly monetary policy review.

14 July, 2021

RBI Bars Mastercard From Adding New Customers In India From July 22

Outlook Web Desk

The Reserve Bank of India barred Mastercard from onboarding new customers after the latter failed to comply with data storage norms.

27 July, 2020

Infrastructure Push Can Re-ignite Economic Growth: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das


RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said the farm sector is emerging as a bright spot.

22 November, 2019

'Simply Out Of Question': Former RBI Governor Rangarajan On $5 Trillion Economy By 2025

Outlook Web Bureau

The Modi government soon after assuming office for the second term set a target of taking the economy to $5 trillion over the next five years.

05 November, 2019

RBI Hikes PMC Bank Cash Withdrawal Limit To Rs 50,000


With the above relaxation, more than 78% of the depositors of the bank will be able to withdraw their entire account balance.


31 October, 2019

Two-Third Of My Tenure As RBI Guv Was Under BJP Govt: Rajan To Sitharaman


The Finance Minister had said that Indian banking sector had the 'worst phase' under the former RBI govenror.

24 October, 2019

'Suppressing Criticism Is Bad For Government': Raghuram Rajan On Indian Economy


Raghuram Rajan reflected on his worry for the slowdown in the economy, which he said he hoped was cyclical but feared it may be more than that.

16 October, 2019

PMC Bank Meets RBI, Assures To Protect Depositors Interests


According to the press release from PMC Bank's administrator, the bank is in the process of recasting its balance sheet to present a 'true and fair picture'

16 October, 2019

Public Sector Banks Had 'Worst Phase' Under Manmohan, Raghuram Rajan: Nirmala Sitharaman


Nirmala Sitharaman said while she is grateful that Rajan did an asset quality review, but people should know what makes the banks ailing today.

04 October, 2019

Economy Slowed Down But Likely To Improve In Near Future, Indicates RBI

Hardev Sanotra

The post-policy statement of RBI clearly indicates that the central bank is likely to continue to remain dovish.

04 October, 2019

RBI Cuts Repo Rates For 5th Time To Boost Economy From 6-Year Low


RBI cut its estimate of economic growth in the current fiscal to 6.1% from earlier estimate of 6.9%.


01 October, 2019

'Suppressing Criticism Is Sure Fire Recipe For Policy Mistakes': Raghuram Rajan


Raghuram Rajan during his term as an RBI Governor had cautioned the government about the consequences of raising funds through overseas sovereign bonds.

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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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