Raghuram Rajan: News

14 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Rajasthan: Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan joins Bharat Jodo Yatra

Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan joined the Congress Party's Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) led by Rahul Gandhi, which is now traveling across Rajasthan.

31 Jul 2022

Sri Lanka

Reducing minorities to second-class citizens will create internal rift: Rajan

Former governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Raghuram Rajan on Saturday remarked that any attempt to reduce minority groups to second-class citizens will divide the country and trigger an internal rift.

22 Jun 2021

Tamil Nadu

Raghuram Rajan, Esther Duflo in Tamil Nadu's economic advisory council

The Tamil Nadu government is planning to form an economic advisory council with Nobel laureate Esther Duflo and former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan.

01 Jun 2020


As coronavirus cases spike, why is India easing lockdown restrictions

As the fourth phase of India's nationwide lockdown ended, the number coronavirus infections surged past 1.9 lakh.

08 May 2020

Narendra Modi

Coronavirus not deadly, fight shouldn't be restricted to PMO: Rahul

On Friday, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressed the press giving plenty of suggestions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Centre on how to battle the coronavirus pandemic.

12 Jul 2019


Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Ahmedabad to know about

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education.

02 Jul 2019


Five famous alumni of IIT Delhi you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes that are recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

17 May 2019

Deepika Padukone

Here's a list of Ranveer Singh's most expensive possessions

Ranveer Singh has become one of the most bankable actors in Bollywood, having delivered back-to-back hits, Padmaavat, Simmba and Gully Boy.

14 Apr 2019

NITI Aayog

Modi government made 'unprecedented' progress in tackling corruption: Arvind Panagariya

Former NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya has said the Modi government has achieved "major successes" in social sector programmes like Ayushman Bharat, PM-Kisan and rural electrification.

Urjit Patel first RBI Governor to officially resign since 1957

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel's resignation from his post has made him the third RBI Governor to officially resign.

10 Dec 2018


India's growth very solid over past four-years: IMF Chief Economist

India's growth has been "very solid" over the past four years, IMF's Chief Economist Maurice Obstfeld said yesterday, praising the fundamental economic reforms like the GST and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code carried out by the government.

07 Dec 2018

Arun Jaitley

ISB Professor Krishnamurthy Subramanian is the new Chief Economic Adviser

The government appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian as the new Chief Economic Adviser on Friday.

11 Nov 2018


#MeraPMMeraAbhimaan trends on Twitter, we have few questions

Rebel-AAP leader Kapil Mishra has started a campaign for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ward off negative news about the leader of India.

10 Nov 2018


India's economic growth held back due to demonetization, GST: Rajan

Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetization are the two major headwinds that held back India's economic growth last year, the 23rd and former Reserve Bank of India Governor, Raghuram Rajan, said yesterday.

08 Nov 2018


#Demonetization: Who benefited? India or the Modi government?

Two years have passed since Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an unprecedented move, announced a ban on high-denomination notes.

11 Sep 2018


Why does Rahul run away from tax officials: Smriti Irani

A day after Delhi High Court rejected Rahul and Sonia Gandhi's plea that challenged the income tax notice sent to them in the National Herald case, Smriti Irani took a dig at RaGa.

Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian quits months before term ends

Indian Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Arvind Subramanian is quitting and moving to the US due to "pressing family commitments," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced today.

06 May 2018

Shashi Tharoor

The moment when even Shashi Tharoor didn't check facts

Shashi Tharoor, like many others, felt proud on learning former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan was appointed as governor of Bank of England.

24 Apr 2018


Raghuram Rajan is 'top contender' as Bank of England Governor

The Bank of England will bid goodbye to its current governor next year, and authorities are gearing up to launch a hunt for Mark Carney's successor.

13 Apr 2018


Comparisons between India, China unfair: Ex-RBI chief Raghuram Rajan

Comparisons between India and China are "unfair" as India "pales" before the Communist giant, which is about five times India's size, ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said as he emphasized on improving infrastructure for the country's growth.

19 Feb 2018


Shiv Sena: Nirav Modi is BJP's "partner," funded their poll-campaign

Shiv Sena and BJP's rivalry continues to simmer even as they remain coalition partners.

22 Jan 2018

Mukesh Ambani

#Davos2018: Armed with desi cuisine, yoga, Modi to woo world

PM Modi has reached the Swiss ski-town, Davos, to convince the rich and powerful that India is open to business.

22 Jan 2018


World Economic Forum: Modi to pitch India as global growth-engine

Over 3,000 world leaders in business, politics, civil society, academia, and art are set to come together for the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting from January 23-26 to be held in Davos, Switzerland.

03 Jan 2018


AAP's Kumar Vishwas sulks after being denied RS nomination

In an expected move, AAP's Kumar Vishwas lashed out at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal after being denied Rajya Sabha nomination.

03 Jan 2018


AAP finally decides on its Rajya Sabha nominees

After intense discussions, AAP has finally decided on its Rajya Sabha nominees. Delhi's deputy CM Manish Sisodia announced that senior leader Sanjay Singh and lesser-known leaders ND Gupta and Sushil Gupta will be their nominees.

27 Nov 2017


'Short-term' political solutions to job reservation demands can damage: Rajan

Even as different communities protest for reservation in jobs, former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has opposed "short-term" political solutions to the matter.

08 Nov 2017


Demonetization anniversary: Chidambaram says RBI should release demonetization-related documents

As opposition celebrates "black day," former finance minister P Chidambaram slammed the Modi government for the demonetization move.

08 Nov 2017


Raghuram Rajan may soon enter Rajya Sabha on AAP ticket

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has been considering giving its three Rajya Sabha (RS) seats to "outsiders," that is, those who don't belong to any political party.

01 Nov 2017

Donald Trump

Ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan to next head US Federal Reserve?

Former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, makes for an ideal candidate to head the US Federal Reserve, says international financial magazine Barron's.

09 Oct 2017

Nobel Prize

US' Richard Thaler wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Economics

American scholar Richard Thaler has won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Economics for his work in behavioral economics. The announcement was made by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

07 Oct 2017


Ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan among probable Nobel Prize winners: Clarivate

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan is on the list of probable winners of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics compiled by research company, Clarivate Analytics.

29 Sep 2017


Rahul likens Modi to Duterte: 'Both thrive on hatred'

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi has hit out at PM Narendra Modi by comparing him to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, saying that they both "thrive on hatred and disrespect institutions."

23 Sep 2017


CEA Arvind Subramanian gets one-year extension

The government has granted a one-year extension to Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, whose term was to end in October.

09 Sep 2017


RBI governor's term and tenure must be safeguarded: Rajan

A few days after revealing sensational details about the demonetization exercise, former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has said the central bank head's "term and turf" have to be safeguarded.

06 Sep 2017


Demonetization: Printing presses add bill worth crores to RBI's losses

RBI has suffered severe losses due to demonetization. Earlier, it said 99% of demonetized Rs. 1,000 notes had returned, thus defeating the whole purpose of the move which was to eradicate black money.

05 Sep 2017


Question bound to haunt BJP: Who took the demonetization decision?

In his latest book "I do what I do', former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan revealed that no constructive decision about demonetization was taken until his term ended on September 3, 2016.

03 Sep 2017


Raghuram Rajan breaks silence on demonetization: 'Warned govt against it'

When former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan was in charge, speculations were rife about his rift with the Narendra Modi government.

24 Jul 2017


Indian CEOs take 1,200-times more salary than average staff

The rich gets richer, the poor just survives. Recent declarations showed that top executives in the biggest listed blue-chip firms get up to 1,200-times more than what is paid to their average employees.

26 Jun 2017


SBI chief's salary is nothing compared to private bank counterparts

When former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan said that top talents shy away from PSBs due to lack of proper remuneration, he was not exaggerating.

11 Jun 2017


Prannoy Roy hid incomes of over Rs. 1,000cr, alleges government

The government said NDTV had allegedly not disclosed incomes of over Rs. 1,000cr by co-founders Prannoy and Radhika Roy, and floated 14 foreign shell companies during 2006-2012 to launder the money.