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RBI governor for better education loans regime

Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan on Saturday sought better student loan schemes as he felt that there were lot of stress on education loans. Taking the theme of rationalizing t

Wealth of poor fascinates PM, asks RBI for financial inclusion roadmap

Prime minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked the Reserve Bank India to prepare 20-year roadmap for financial inclusion while focusing on the success of the prime minister’s jan dhan yojan,

Moody’s Investor Service changes India credit rating to positive

In the backdrop of record foreign exchange reserve in India’s kitty, there is one more good news that may strengthen the hands of prime minister Narendra Modi when he visits Europe this month

Rajan gives high scores to Modi govt on creation of environment for investment

As the Modi government completes one year in office this month, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, who oversees nation’s monetary policies, has said that the administration had taken steps to creat

Banks cut rates as Rajan exposes their flawed logic

They get fat salary, benefits and more holidays while offering ordinary service. The bankers do not seem to care for the consumers and it takes no less than Reserve Bank’s governor Raghuram R

Subba Rao seeks veto power for RBI chief but compromise likely on casting vote

The governor of Reserve Bank of India Raghuram Rajan has received tactical support of his predecessor even as centre and the RBI are close to an agreement on the broad contours of the Monetary Poli

Inflation and assets are on top of RBI agenda in its annual report

Reserve Bank of India will focus on lower of inflation, faster resolution of distressed assets and ensuring banks have enough capital. Governor Raghuram Rajan said in the central ban

RBI cuts repo rate by 50 basis points to boost economy

The Reserve Bank of India has cut the repurchase, or repo rate by 50 basis points to 6.75%, the lowest the key interest rate has been in four years. In a big boost for the markets and economy, RBI

Financial inclusion beyond a point is bad, says RBI chief

As India pushes for big time financial inclusion of the marginalized with schemes like Jan dhan yojana, RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has said financial inclusion should not be pressed beyond a point

Morning briefing: Don is back in India, CBI custory for Chhota Rajan

Gangster Chhota Rajan was brought to Delhi this morning after being deported from Indonesia. He evaded the police in several countries for over two decades. A special plane sent by New Delhi to bri

Aadhaar uncertainty to be removed, new bill to make it legal

Aadhaar will receive legislative sanction with the government ready to introduce National Identification Authority of India (NIAI) Bill in the parliament. Finance minister Arun Jaitl

Morning briefing: RBI governor worried about drop in public and private investments

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) chief Raghuram Rajan said on Friday that a drop in public and private investments were the main concerns he had about the country`s economic growth. Speaking in Hong

Time for deep incision

Now go and bury it,” said major general Ian Cardozo, then a major with the 5 Gorkha Rifles, during the 1971 Indo-Pak war that led to liberation of Bangladesh. He had accidently stepped on a m

A unified way of doing banking

The banking coverage might be poor in rural parts but in cities many people have at least two bank accounts. Keeping a tab on them is a hassle. More so, if you are managing them on a smartphone. Yo

Beyond the rate: Rajan’s prognosis for economy

In the second bi-monthly monetary policy statement of 2016-17, RBI governor Raghuram G Rajan on Tuesday decided to keep the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) unchanged

Five stories you must read over the weekend

They live as whole families in small straw huts they made with their bare hands, on a patch of land miles away from the nearest town. It looks desolate. But it is, they tell me, “p

Has Modi govt erred in Raghuram Rajan`s exit from RBI?

Has Modi govt erred in Raghuram Rajan`s

We respect Raghuram Rajan’s decision: Sitharaman

Commerce minister Nirmala  Sitharaman on Monday tried to play down the  controversy regarding RBI governor

The origins of Rajan exit: the speech that ruffled feathers

Just when did Dr Raghuram Rajan’s equations with the new government start going downhill? In hindsight, there will be many remarks and decisions that will fit the bill. A speech at IIT Delhi

Thus spake outgoing RBI governor Raghuram Rajan

Amidst the speculations and debate over serving a second term as Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor, Raghuram Rajan declared that he would return to academia after his term finished in September.

Swamy spin on Modi narrative: ‘Core eco sectors are not performing’

With friends like this, Narendra Modi does not need enemies. Subramanian Swamy has tasted success and he is continuing his nation-building mission with all the more zeal.

PM Modi says Rajan is patriotic, loves India

In what has come as too late a reaction from the highest echelons of government  on RBI governor Raghuram Rajan’s decision to quit following open criticism by the BJP MP Subramanian Swam

Is Modi`s `snub` to Swamy too late, now that damage is done?

Is Modi`s `snub` to Swamy too late, now t

India’s economic growth below potential, says Rajan

Outgoing reserve bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan feels that India’s economic growth is below its potential. In a foreword to RBI’s annual report 2015-16, Rajan highl

Why RBI should have operational independence

The recent uproar in the country regarding the finance ministry apparently coercing the RBI in doing things it is unwilling to do has spiked to such heights that the RBI deputy governor valiantly w

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