"Plans Come From Small Set Of Personalities Around PM": Raghuram Rajan
Sunday, December 8, 2019, 5:48 PM
Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan said India is in the midst of a "growth-recession" that is being run through extreme-centralisation of power in the PM's Office. In an article in India-Today magazine, he called for reforms to liberalise capital, land and labour-markets, and spur investment as well as growth. Mr Rajan asked India to join free-trade agreements in order to boost-competition and improve domestic-efficiency.
Raghuram Rajan Explains Why He Didn't Apply For Bank Of England Job
Monday, July 22, 2019, 8:41 PM
Former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan has indicated the political challenges posed by Brexit were the reasons he didn't apply to head up the Bank of England. In an interview with the BBC, Rajan confirmed he hadn't sought the position and cited the fact that central banking "has become much more political in recent times" as an explanation for why not.
Raghuram Rajan Says He Will "Return" If There Is An Opportunity In Future
Thursday, March 28, 2019, 7:39 AM
Amid speculation that he may be FM if an-opposition-alliance wins the ensuing general-elections, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said he is willing to return to take an-opportunity where he could be of use. Mr Rajan, a former Chief-Economist at the IMF who was denied a-second-term as RBI Governor by BJP-led government, said he is "very-happy" where he is, but is open to opportunities.