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

Ajit Doval

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

NYU Professor Viral Acharya becomes RBI's new Deputy Governor

Viral Acharya, an economics professor at the New York University's Stern School of Business was appointed as the Reserve Bank of India's deputy governor on Wednesday.

RBI proposes 'Islamic window' in banks

The Reserve Bank of India proposed "opening of 'Islamic window' in conventional banks for gradual introduction of Sharia-compliant banking in the country."

04 Sep 2016

Urjit Patel

Urjit Patel taking charge as RBI Governor on 6 September

With Raghuram Rajan's tenure as RBI Governor seeing an end after he announced his decision to step down from taking up a second term, Urjit Patel will take over the reins as his successor on Tuesday.