• rbi to visit banks incognito to check customer dealings

    RBI to visit banks incognito to check customer dealings

    February 16, 2016 22:37 IST

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank today said it will soon undertake "incognito visits" to bank branches to check culture towards customer complaints in banks.It will also undertake a review of how banks have implemented Charter of

  • rajan says will not let system fail but clean up must

    Rajan says will not let system fail, but clean-up must continue

    February 13, 2016 23:44 IST

    Kochi: Amid mounting bad loan worries at public sector lenders, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said there is no question of going back on the clean-up drive even as he assured full support to all banks including those

  • bank clean up will help support long term growth says rbi

    Bank clean-up will help support long-term growth, says RBI Governor

    February 12, 2016 10:13 IST

    Mumbai: Stressing that cleaner balancesheets will lead to future loan growth for banks, RBI chief Raghuram Rajan today said a "deep surgery" is must for the clean-up that would require an "anaesthetic" in the form

  • discussions with government on monetary policy committee

    Discussions with government on monetary policy committee over: RBI Governor

    February 07, 2016 14:19 IST

    Mumbai: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said the central bank has finished negotiations with the Finance Ministry on the vexed issue of the monetary policy committee, but declined to give details, saying the government will

  • b day special 10 things to know about raghuram rajan

    B'day special: 10 things to know about Raghuram Rajan

    February 03, 2016 12:37 IST

    Reserve Bank of India has witnessed 22 Governors since its establishment on April 1, 1935, but none of them has got the kind of attention Raghuram Rajan has received.Such was the buzz surrounding the economist,

  • rbi to ease doing business for start ups raghuram rajan

    RBI to ease doing business for start-ups: Raghuram Rajan

    February 02, 2016 23:58 IST

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan today announced various steps to facilitate the 'ease of doing business' for startups.Rajan announced a string of initiatives, while announcing the sixth bi-monthly monetary policy review."In

  • rbi hopeful of economic growth surpassing world bank

    RBI hopeful of economic growth surpassing World Bank estimates

    February 02, 2016 17:56 IST

    Mumbai: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today kept growth projections for Indian economy unchanged at 7.4% for the current financial year, higher than 7.3% forecast by the World Bank."The Indian economy is currently being viewed as

  • don t overspend to spur growth warns raghuram rajan ahead

    Don't overspend to spur growth, warns Raghuram Rajan ahead of Budget

    January 30, 2016 13:49 IST

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Budget, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan warned against generating economic growth through additional debt saying that any deviation from the fiscal consolidation path will hurt stability of

  • there are problems with the way we count gdp raghuram rajan

    There are problems with the way we count GDP: Raghuram Rajan

    January 29, 2016 7:44 IST

    Mumbai: India's central bank Governor Raghuram Rajan today raised doubts over the new methodology adopted by India to compute GDP growth rate, calling for better computation of numbers to avoid overlaps and capture the net

  • economic reforms in india are in right direction raghuram

    Economic reforms in India are in right direction: Raghuram Rajan

    January 22, 2016 15:16 IST

    Davos: Economic reforms in India are going in the right direction, but the level is "wrong", RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said, referring to some of the outdated regulations that are currently in place."Well let

  • implementation a challenge to india s growth raghuram rajan

    Implementation a challenge to India's growth: Raghuram Rajan

    January 18, 2016 17:42 IST

    New Delhi: Governor of the Reserve Bank of India Raghuram Rajan has said that implementation remained the biggest challenge to India's growth promise, adding that delivering on its promises will make India "the place to

  • rbi to come out with reasoned response on iip decline

    RBI to come out with 'reasoned response' on IIP decline: Raghuram Rajan

    January 13, 2016 23:02 IST

    New Delhi: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday said the central bank will carefully look into the latest data on industrial production, which registered the sharpest decline in 4 years at 3.2

  • need to avoid beggar thy neighbour policies says raghuram

    Need to avoid beggar-thy-neighbour policies, says Raghuram Rajan

    January 08, 2016 7:58 IST

    New Delhi:  RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said there is need to avoid beggar-thy-neighbour policies and sustained exchange-rate intervention that primarily induce capital outflows and competitive currency devaluations."In an ideal world, the political imperative for

  • rbi governor raghuram rajan optimistic about passage of gst

    RBI governor Raghuram Rajan optimistic about passage of GST

    December 08, 2015 10:02 IST

    Washington: Optimistic about the passage of long pending goods and services tax (GST) bill in the Parliament, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan has told American investors that continued focus on fiscal consolidation

  • rbi sees growth recovery but retains gdp projection at 7.4

    RBI sees growth recovery but retains GDP projection at 7.4%

    December 01, 2015 13:12 IST

    Mumbai: Robust second quarter GDP numbers suggest that the economy is in early stages of recovery, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said today, but retained his earlier growth projection for the current fiscal at 7.4 per

  • china s economic slowdown adversely affected india raghuram

    China's economic slowdown adversely affected India: Raghuram Rajan

    November 21, 2015 13:00 IST

    Beijing: China's pain of economic slowdown is India's pain too, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said contradicting government assertions that India will not be affected by deceleration of Chinese economy."The Chinese slowdown is a concern for

  • device flexible education loans defaults on rise raghuram

    Device flexible education loans, defaults on rise: Raghuram Rajan

    November 06, 2015 18:44 IST

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over rising defaults in education loans, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan today said they should be devised in a flexible manner, providing options like automtic moratorium if borrowers are “under a

  • iconic acts sway sentiments we must calm down raghuram rajan

    Iconic acts sway sentiments; We must calm down: Raghuram Rajan

    November 05, 2015 23:58 IST

    New Delhi: As the issue of ‘intolerance' continues to dominate the national debate, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said India has been known for its “legacy of tolerance and openness” and it was necessary to

  • raghuram rajan defends his speech calling for tolerance

    Raghuram Rajan defends his speech calling for tolerance, mutual respect

    November 04, 2015 16:25 IST

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has defended his speech that called for tolerance and mutual respect, saying India will be "crazy to lose" the biggest advantage it has to intolerance."It wasn't a speech about

  • galaxy of leaders speak against intolerance

    Galaxy of leaders speak against intolerance

    India | October 31, 2015 22:21 IST

    New Delhi: A galaxy of personalities today joined the debate on growing intolerance with music maestro Zubin Mehta speaking against "ostracising" writers and authors that would amount to cultural dictatorship while RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan