Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicRaghuram Rajan

Topic: Raghuram Rajan

Raghuram Rajan, Nobel laureate Esther Duflo to join Economic Advisory Council of Stalin govt

Former Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, Economist Jean Dreze and former Union minister S Narayan will also be a part of council meant to revitalise Tamil Nadu's economy.

India’s Covid crisis shows lack of foresight, complacency, says Raghuram Rajan

Former RBI governor Rajan says India’s relative success with first wave likely led to a sense that vaccines could be rolled out slowly, adds that the govt is now in 'emergency mode'.

‘Grievous blow to free speech’ — Raghuram Rajan on Pratap Mehta’s exit from Ashoka University

Nearly 180 academics from Yale, Columbia, Oxford universities also voiced support for Pratap Bhanu Mehta, who quit as a professor of Ashoka University earlier this week.

‘Drastic changes’ to monetary policy framework could upset bond market, says Raghuram Rajan

Rajan said govt’s ambitious target to make India a $5 trillion economy by 2024-25 was ‘more aspirational than carefully computed’, even before the pandemic.

‘Jai Shri Ram’ hungama across channels, Raghuram Rajan on economic woes — NDTV 24×7

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Is this a doom loop, Raghuram Rajan asks as economists see more global inequality after Covid

While global growth is widely expected to strengthen as more people are vaccinated, top economists say pandemic has exposed the depth of inequality.

As UPA CEA, Kaushik Basu backed farm reforms. Now, he calls Modi’s laws ‘flawed, detrimental’

Kaushik Basu has been critical of Modi govt’s farm reform laws, trashing them on Twitter and in a newspaper article and has sought their withdrawal.

Rupee strong from exports perspective, should depreciate a bit, says Raghuram Rajan

India needs to worry about medium-term growth trajectory and see if the current levels of demand are sustainable in future, the former RBI governor says at ASCENT eConclave 2020.

Rajan, Acharya right to oppose corporates into banking. RBI’s poor regulation makes move risky

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Rajan, Acharya hit out at idea of corporates in banking, say borrowers shouldn’t own banks

In a paper, Raghuram Rajan & Viral Acharya have termed the recent recommendation of an RBI internal working group on allowing corporates into banking a ‘bombshell’. 

On Camera

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Rahul Gandhi addresses a gathering in Mysuru, Karnataka | PTI

Six reasons why Bharat Jodo Yatra isn’t simply a routine political ‘tamasha’

As in football, so in politics: Ball possession matters. So much so that even the troubles in Rajasthan couldn’t derail the positivity of the Bharat Jodo Yatra.
File photo of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan distributing rice to PMGKAY beneficiaries at a PDS centre | ANI

How Modi govt extending free grains scheme could help BJP in Gujarat, Himachal polls

PMGKAY was extended for three more months last week. An analysis of the scheme's beneficiaries shows that over 50% of the population in Gujarat and 38% in HP will benefit from it.

Defence

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Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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