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Analysis and Commentary

Death Of A Missionary

by Tunku Varadarajanvia The Wall Street Journal
Sunday, November 25, 2018

[Subscription Required] North Sentinel Island lies 500 miles to the east of India in the Bay of Bengal. It is inhabited by 50 to 150 people—no one knows how many for sure—descended from Stone Age migrants from Africa who settled there 50,000 years ago. Their way of life has changed little since those primordial times. No one in the world outside knows their language.

In the News

RBI-Govt Back From Brink, Time To Remove Sec 7 Threat

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Financial Express
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

From all appearances, the RBI board meeting was a cordial affair, with both the central bank and the government displaying a great deal of maturity in bringing relations between the two back from the brink.

In the News

India Can’t Work From The Centre, Says Raghuram Rajan

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Live Mint
Saturday, November 10, 2018

India works when you have many people taking up the burden. And today the central government is excessively centralised: Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan.

In the News

2 Years Of Demonetisation: What Renowned Economists Said On Note Ban

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia CNBC
Friday, November 9, 2018

On the second anniversary of demonetisation, country is still discussing the success or failure of the note ban. On November 8, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a ban on then in use Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denomination bank notes with immediate effect.

In the News

Raghuram Rajan Says RBI Is A Seat Belt For Government

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Live Mint
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Once you have appointed these deputy governors and governor, you have to listen to them because that is what you have appointed them for, they are your safety belt: Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan.

Interviews

RBI Needs To Play Like Rahul Dravid: Raghuram Rajan Opens Up On Public Spat, Section 7 And The NBFC Crisis

interview with Raghuram Rajanvia The Economic Times
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan discusses the role of the central bank.

In the News

Cross-Border Capital Flows Source Of Financial Fragility, Countries Should See How Best They Can Benefit: Raghuram Rajan

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia First Post (UK)
Friday, November 2, 2018

Cross-border capital flows have been a source of financial fragility, former RBI governor and top economist Raghuram Rajan has said as he underscored that countries should see how best they can benefit from cross-border flows, without incurring the costs.

In the News

Cross-Border Capital Flows Source Of Financial Fragility, Says Raghuram Rajan

featuring Raghuram Rajanvia Financial Express
Friday, November 2, 2018

Cross-border capital flows have been a source of financial fragility, former RBI governor and top economist Raghuram Rajan has said as he underscored that countries should see how best they can benefit from cross-border flows, without incurring the costs.

In the News

Big Fight For Big Money

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia The Asian Age
Sunday, November 4, 2018

The economic problems should not however make us gloss over the severe institutional stress between the government and RBI.

Modi Government Wants RBI Governor Urjit Patel Out Like Raghuram Rajan, Says P Chidambaram

mentioning Raghuram Rajanvia Financial Express (India)
Saturday, November 3, 2018

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has claimed that the Narendra Modi government wants Reserve Bank India (RBI) governor Urjir Patel to go, which will be a "repeat of the Raghuram Rajan story."

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