Raghuram Rajan

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As coronavirus cases spike, India starts easing lockdown restrictions

01 Jun 2020

As coronavirus cases spike, India starts easing lockdown restrictions

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

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

08 May 2020

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.

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

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.

Five famous alumni of IIT Delhi you should know about

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.

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

17 May 2019

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.

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

14 Apr 2019

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

11 Dec 2018

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.

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

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.

ISB Professor Krishnamurthy Subramanian is the new Chief Economic Adviser

07 Dec 2018

ISB Professor Krishnamurthy Subramanian is the new Chief Economic Adviser

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

#MeraPMMeraAbhimaan trends on Twitter, we have few questions

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Why does Rahul run away from tax officials: Smriti Irani

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

20 Jun 2018

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.

The moment when even Shashi Tharoor didn't check facts

06 May 2018

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

22 Jan 2018

#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.

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

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.

AAP's Kumar Vishwas sulks after being denied RS nomination

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.

AAP finally decides on its Rajya Sabha nominees

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Raghuram Rajan may soon enter Rajya Sabha on AAP ticket

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.

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

01 Nov 2017

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.

US' Richard Thaler wins 2017 Nobel Prize for Economics

09 Oct 2017

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.

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

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.

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

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."

CEA Arvind Subramanian gets one-year extension

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

NDTV raids- CBI denies allegations of acting under pressure

07 Jun 2017

NDTV raids- CBI denies allegations of acting under pressure

The CBI denied it was pressured to raid the premises of NDTV's promoters.

CBI raids NDTV founder Prannoy Roy's premises in Delhi, Dehradun

05 Jun 2017

CBI raids NDTV founder Prannoy Roy's premises in Delhi, Dehradun

CBI on June 5 conducted raids at premises of Prannoy Roy, NDTV co-founder and executive co-chairperson, in Delhi and Dehradun.

IIT-B hikes fees, but still does not have full autonomy

26 May 2017

IIT-B hikes fees, but still does not have full autonomy

IIT-B has increased fees, ranging from 100-300%, for several categories including hostel, gymkhana, medical expenses and exam charges.