Raghuram Rajan

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Raghuram Rajan said : “The chief minister was keen that we must get the best minds in the world to help us. Our priority is that growth should be inclusive,” “Both Professor Rajan and Dr Subramanian are Tamilians. Professor Duflo has been working with Tamil Nadu through J-PAL,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, June 21, 2021 10:00:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "One of the effects of the pandemic is, we don't see the government present for various reasons," External link

business-standard Sunday, May 16, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "One of the effects of the pandemic is, we don't see the government present for various reasons," External link

economictimes Saturday, May 15, 2021 8:59:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "One of the effects of the pandemic is, we don't see the government present for various reasons," External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 15, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:22:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:22:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:54:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:54:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 5:52:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 5:52:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:00:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “there was a sense that we had endured the worst the virus could give us and we had come through and it was time to open up, and that complacency hurt us,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:00:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “there was a sense that we had endured the worst the virus could give us and we had come through and it was time to open up, and that complacency hurt us,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “there was a sense that we had endured the worst the virus could give us and we had come through and it was time to open up, and that complacency hurt us,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:31:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:31:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 11:30:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 11:30:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:24:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:24:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:53:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:53:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “there was a sense that we had endured the worst the virus could give us and we had come through and it was time to open up, and that complacency hurt us,” External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:23:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "And if you show a willingness to barter your soul, is there any chance the pressures will go away? This is indeed a sad development for India," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, March 20, 2021 2:14:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "And if you show a willingness to barter your soul, is there any chance the pressures will go away? This is indeed a sad development for India," External link

outlookindia Saturday, March 20, 2021 12:54:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The reality is that Professor Mehta is a thorn in the side of the establishment. He is no ordinary thorn because he skewers those in government and in high offices like the Supreme Court with vivid prose and thought-provoking arguments. It is not that he has much sympathy for the opposition either,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, March 20, 2021 10:43:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The reality is that Professor Mehta is a thorn in the side of the establishment. He is no ordinary thorn because he skewers those in government and in high offices like the Supreme Court with vivid prose and thought-provoking arguments. It is not that he has much sympathy for the opposition either,” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 20, 2021 10:18:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : "Free speech is the soul of a great university. By compromising on it, the founders have bartered away its soul. And if you show a willingness to barter your soul, is there any chance the pressures will go away?," External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 20, 2021 8:52:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "As a true academic, he (Mehta) is an equal opportunity critic. He is, and I hope will continue to be, one of the intellectual leaders of liberalism in India," External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 20, 2021 8:52:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "I believe the (monetary policy) framework has helped bring inflation down, while giving the RBI some flexibility to support the economy. It is hard to think of what would have happened if we had to run such large fiscal deficits without such a framework in place," External link

timesofindia Monday, March 15, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The Prime Minister can use it to motivate people but policy makers need to base plans on a more realistic sense of where we are. I presume they are doing so," External link

timesofindia Monday, March 15, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The low amounts set aside to capitalise PSU banks in the budget, despite the alarming rise in NPAs predicted by the RBI, indicates it needs to give this issue more weight," External link

timesofindia Monday, March 15, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "I believe the (monetary policy) framework has helped bring inflation down, while giving the RBI some flexibility to support the economy. It is hard to think of what would have happened if we had to run such large fiscal deficits without such a framework in place," External link

Hindu Monday, March 15, 2021 7:31:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "I believe the (monetary policy) framework has helped bring inflation down, while giving the RBI some flexibility to support the economy. It is hard to think of what would have happened if we had to run such large fiscal deficits without such a framework in place," External link

outlookindia Sunday, March 14, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The Prime Minister can use it to motivate people but policy makers need to base plans on a more realistic sense of where we are. I presume they are doing so," External link

outlookindia Sunday, March 14, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The low amounts set aside to capitalise PSU banks in the budget, despite the alarming rise in NPAs predicted by the RBI, indicates it needs to give this issue more weight," External link

outlookindia Sunday, March 14, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : “I believe the (monetary policy) framework has helped bring inflation down, while giving the RBI some flexibility to support the economy. It is hard to think of what would have happened if we had to run such large fiscal deficits without such a framework in place,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, March 14, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "I believe the (monetary policy) framework has helped bring inflation down, while giving the RBI some flexibility to support the economy. It is hard to think of what would have happened if we had to run such large fiscal deficits without such a framework in place," External link

Hindu Sunday, March 14, 2021 12:14:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "As far as negative interest rates go, the jury is still out. In fact, Sweden came back pretty rapidly from negative interest rates and is not going there again, perhaps because they feel it wasn’t that successful" External link

timesofindia Monday, February 8, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “You can put lipstick on a pig, but it doesn’t become a princess. So dressing up a loan and showing it as restructured and not provisioning for it when it stops paying, is an issue. Anything which postpones a problem than recognising it is to be avoided,” External link

news18 Saturday, January 30, 2021 8:39:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Donald Trump ) : "It is a mistake to see the Trump administration's views on China as something unique to that administration. Many in Washington would applaud the Trump administration for standing up to China," External link

business-times Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Donald Trump ) : "It is a mistake to see the Trump administration's views on China as something unique to that administration. Many in Washington would applaud the Trump administration for standing up to China," External link

business-times Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:24:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “a discussion that is more multilateral than bilateral can make more progress,” External link

tribune Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:46:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "a discussion that is more multilateral than bilateral can make more progress," External link

GulfDailyNews Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "a discussion that is more multilateral than bilateral can make more progress," External link

wsau Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "a discussion that is more multilateral than bilateral can make more progress," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “a discussion that is more multilateral than bilateral can make more progress,” External link

ara-reuters Tuesday, January 19, 2021 2:40:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : “I just saw this (bad bank idea) as shifting loans from one government pocket (the public sector banks) to another (the bad bank) and did not see how it would improve matters. Indeed, if the bad bank were in the public sector, the reluctance to act would merely be shifted to the bad bank,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 19, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : “I just saw this (bad bank idea) as shifting loans from one government pocket (the public sector banks) to another (the bad bank) and did not see how it would improve matters. Indeed, if the bad bank were in the public sector, the reluctance to act would merely be shifted to the bad bank,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 19, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “I was very much against the idea in the past because it was just transferring money from one pocket of the government to the other pocket... I can see one reason for a bad bank is to aggregate loans which may be more effective in restructuring those loans because it does not need the permission of the 18 banks who held the loans earlier,” External link

economictimes Saturday, January 16, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "We're not in any way saying we know the size of the problem," External link

namibiansun Wednesday, December 16, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan afirmou : "Neste momento, não podemos avaliar a dimensão do problema" External link

expresso Monday, December 14, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “We’re not in any way saying we know the size of the problem,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, December 14, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan souligné : "On est bien incapable pour l'instant d'évaluer l'ampleur du problème" External link

laprovence Monday, December 14, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan souligné : "On est bien incapable pour l'instant d'évaluer l'ampleur du problème" External link

capital-FR Monday, December 14, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "We're not in any way saying we know the size of the problem," External link

afp-en Monday, December 14, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Moreover, highly indebted and politically connected business houses will have the greatest incentive and ability to push tor licenses. That will increase the importance of money power yet more in our politics, and make us more likely to succumb to authoritarian cronyism,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "One of the problems, of course, is that public sectors overpay at the bottom but underpay at the top. I also feel underpaid," External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, November 12, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan concludes : "Put all this together and you have the beginnings of the crisis," External link

timesofindia Monday, November 2, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan concludes : "Put all this together and you have the beginnings of the crisis," External link

business-standard Monday, November 2, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If the focus (under Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative) is on import substitution by erecting tariffs, which we have done lot of in the last few years, then I think it is a direction we have tried before and it has failed. I would caution against going in that direction,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 22, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If the focus (under Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative) is on import substitution by erecting tariffs, which we have done lot of in the last few years, then I think it is a direction we have tried before and it has failed. I would caution against going in that direction,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 22, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "If the focus (under Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative) is on import substitution by erecting tariffs, which we have done lot of in the last few years, then I think it is a direction we have tried before and it has failed. I would caution against going in that direction," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If the focus (under Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative) is on import substitution by erecting tariffs, which we have done lot of in the last few years, then I think it is a direction we have tried before and it has failed. I would caution against going in that direction,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "If the focus (under Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative) is on import substitution by erecting tariffs, which we have done lot of in the last few years, then I think it is a direction we have tried before and it has failed. I would caution against going in that direction," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Many governments have been cautious, and some would argue overly cautious, because they have lower resources for relief, and they fear rating downgrades. For a number of countries, the right thing to do, which is perhaps what the IMF is now saying, is to spend to diminish the damage than to wait to spend hoping that it will increase demand,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Many governments have been cautious, and some would argue overly cautious, because they have lower resources for relief, and they fear rating downgrades. For a number of countries, the right thing to do, which is perhaps what the IMF is now saying, is to spend to diminish the damage than to wait to spend hoping that it will increase demand,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you don’t provide relief, your small and medium firms and households are much less able to produce or spend when the recovery happens, and the economy’s potential growth is reduced largely from the supply side. Some countries are saying let’s wait till we control the pandemic because then we can boost demand by a whole bunch of stimulus spending,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : “The recent pick-up in sectors like auto is not evidence of the much awaited V-shaped recovery. It reflects pent-up demand and will fade as we go down to the true level of demand in the damaged, partially-functioning economy,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, September 8, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : "The sharp decline in economic growth should alarm us all. The 23.9 per cent contraction in India (and the numbers will probably be worse when we get estimates of the damage in the informal sector) compares with a drop of 12.4 per cent in Italy and 9.5 per cent in the United States, two of the most COVID-19-affected advanced countries," External link

newindianexpress Monday, September 7, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you think of the economy as a patient, relief is the sustenance the patient needs while on the sickbed and fighting the disease. Without relief, households skip meals, pull their children out of school and send them to work or beg, pledge their gold to borrow, let EMIs and rent arrears pile up…” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, September 7, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The recently released quarterly GDP growth numbers for the first quarter of FY 2020-21 should alarm us all. The 23.9% contraction in India (and the numbers will probably be worse when we get estimates of the damage in the informal sector) compares with a drop of 12.4% in Italy and 9.5% in the US, two of the most Covid-affected advanced economies,” External link

expressindia Monday, September 7, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The recently released quarterly GDP growth numbers for the first quarter of FY2020-21 should alarm us all. The 23.9 per cent contraction in India (and the numbers will probably be worse when we get estimates of the damage in the informal sector) compares with a drop of 12.4 per cent in Italy and 9.5 per cent in the United States, two of the most Covid-affected advanced countries," External link

business-standard Monday, September 7, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : "The sharp decline in economic growth should alarm us all. The 23.9 per cent contraction in India (and the numbers will probably be worse when we get estimates of the damage in the informal sector ) compares with a drop of 12.4 per cent in Italy and 9.5 per cent in the United States, two of the most COVID-19-affected advanced countries," External link

economictimes Monday, September 7, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The recently released quarterly GDP growth numbers for the first quarter of FY2020-21 should alarm us all. The 23.9 per cent contraction in India (and the numbers will probably be worse when we get estimates of the damage in the informal sector) compares with a drop of 12.4 per cent in Italy and 9.5 per cent in the United States, two of the most Covid-affected advanced countries," External link

mid-day Monday, September 7, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The recently released quarterly GDP growth numbers for the first quarter of FY2020-21 should alarm us all. The 23.9 per cent contraction in India (and the numbers will probably be worse when we get estimates of the damage in the informal sector) compares with a drop of 12.4 per cent in Italy and 9.5 per cent in the United States, two of the most Covid-affected advanced countries," External link

timesofindia Monday, September 7, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan added : “Government-provided relief becomes all the more important. This has been meager; primarily free food grains to poor households; and credit guarantees to banks for lending to small and medium (SMEs) firms, where the take down has been patchy,” External link

Hindu Monday, September 7, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Given the depth of the contraction, stimulus will also be needed, especially investment in infrastructure construction which creates jobs and increases demand for all manner of inputs like cement and steel. The center should replenish the coffers of the state governments, which typically spend more on infrastructure. This can be accounted for as part of the GST dues the center owes the states,” External link

Hindu Monday, September 7, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you think of the economy as a patient, relief is the sustenance the patient needs while on the sickbed and fighting the disease. Without relief, households skip meals, pull their children out of school and send them to work or beg, pledge their gold to borrow, let EMIs and rent arrears pile up…” External link

news18 Monday, September 7, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The worry with libra was that, in its early forms, it was on the one hand very ambitious in what it wanted to do but very vague in what the safety precautions would be," External link

forbes Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Different private currencies will do different things and it may be bitcoin has value going forward just as a store of value," External link

forbes Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The beauty of the cash in our hands is that it's anonymous," External link

forbes Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : “It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that,” External link

asianage Friday, August 7, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The RBI and government have certainly been cooperating, but it seems like it is elsewhere, the ball is in the government’s court to do more,” External link

asianage Friday, August 7, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “What India should focus on at this point is protecting its economic capabilities, so that when it has dealt with the virus it can go resume activity in a reasonable way. That should be the focus,” “And if it does that, there is no reason why the rating agencies will not see that as an appropriate policy” External link

asianage Friday, August 7, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The unemployment insurance benefits top-up should probably not be at $600 per week, but should taper down over time," External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 7, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "There is an ideal time, may be two or three years down the line, when economies hopefully are recovered, and inflation helps reduce the real value of the debt that has built up," "At that point many central banks will find it appropriate to shrink the size of their balance sheets" External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 7, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : “It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The RBI and government have certainly been cooperating, but it seems like it is elsewhere, the ball is in the government's court to do more," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "What India should focus on at this point is protecting its economic capabilities, so that when it has dealt with the virus it can go resume activity in a reasonable way. That should be the focus," "And if it does that, there is no reason why the rating agencies will not see that as an appropriate policy" External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that," External link

business-standard Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The unemployment insurance benefits top-up should probably not be at US$600 per week, but should taper down over time," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "There is an ideal time, may be two or three years down the line, when economies hopefully are recovered, and inflation helps reduce the real value of the debt that has built up," "At that point many central banks will find it appropriate to shrink the size of their balance sheets" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The unemployment insurance benefits top-up should probably not be at $600 per week, but should taper down over time," External link

wsau Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "There is an ideal time, may be two or three years down the line, when economies hopefully are recovered, and inflation helps reduce the real value of the debt that has built up," "At that point many central banks will find it appropriate to shrink the size of their balance sheets" External link

wsau Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that," External link

news18 Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The RBI and government have certainly been cooperating, but it seems like it is elsewhere, the ball is in the government's court to do more," External link

news18 Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "What India should focus on at this point is protecting its economic capabilities, so that when it has dealt with the virus it can go resume activity in a reasonable way. That should be the focus," "And if it does that, there is no reason why the rating agencies will not see that as an appropriate policy" External link

news18 Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that," External link

business-standard Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The RBI and government have certainly been cooperating, but it seems like it is elsewhere, the ball is in the government's court to do more," External link

business-standard Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "What India should focus on at this point is protecting its economic capabilities, so that when it has dealt with the virus it can go resume activity in a reasonable way. That should be the focus," "And if it does that, there is no reason why the rating agencies will not see that as an appropriate policy" External link

business-standard Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : “It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that,” External link

businessday Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The RBI [Reserve Bank of India] and government have certainly been co-operating, but it seems like it is elsewhere, the ball is in the government’s court to do more,” External link

businessday Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “What India should focus on at this point is protecting its economic capabilities, so that when it has dealt with the virus it can go resume activity in a reasonable way. That should be the focus,” “And if it does that, there is no reason why the ratings agencies will not see that as an appropriate policy” External link

businessday Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that," External link

economictimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The RBI and government have certainly been cooperating, but it seems like it is elsewhere, the ball is in the government's court to do more," External link

economictimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "What India should focus on at this point is protecting its economic capabilities, so that when it has dealt with the virus it can go resume activity in a reasonable way. That should be the focus," "And if it does that, there is no reason why the rating agencies will not see that as an appropriate policy" External link

economictimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : “It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The RBI and government have certainly been cooperating, but it seems like it is elsewhere, the ball is in the government’s court to do more,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “What India should focus on at this point is protecting its economic capabilities, so that when it has dealt with the virus it can go resume activity in a reasonable way. That should be the focus,” “And if it does that, there is no reason why the rating agencies will not see that as an appropriate policy” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “A kind of animal spirit has to be created by really bold government action. And unfortunately thus far, I can see some possibilities that have been announced in agriculture but we need far more elsewhere,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 31, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “This is unfortunate because it treats bankruptcy as some kind of punishment rather than a necessary way of restructuring capital structure and ownership. We need to look at it carefully as a lot of distressed cases will be coming out,” External link

economictimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “There were reasons why it went to that structure. The bias under the old structure for removing management can be relooked at. Banks want some court blessing so that they can remove their own liability. These are complicated cases, but rather than close the court down, we need to look at what will work,” External link

economictimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Global trade is going to be an important factor if they can jump on to it, whether it's trade in goods and services or trade in digital services, it's going to be very important and our countries desperately need an open world," External link

asianage Friday, July 24, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Global trade is going to be an important factor if they can jump on to it, whether it's trade in goods and services or trade in digital services, it's going to be very important and our countries desperately need an open world," External link

news18 Friday, July 24, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Global trade is going to be an important factor if they can jump on to it, whether it's trade in goods and services or trade in digital services, it's going to be very important and our countries desperately need an open world," External link

newindianexpress Friday, July 24, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan added : “But in emerging countries like Brazil and India, where there has been very, very modest support to people and companies, when the economy opens up more fully, there will be a lot of damage which will be uncovered and has to be dealt with,” “Remember, we are just talking about the corporate sector. If the corporate sector has to write down debts and goes through bankruptcy processes, hopefully cheap processes that will allow renegotiations [with lenders] at low costs, that will imply that the cost will be transferred over to the financial sector. The transfer of cost will come over to the financial sector and that is the last shoe, which hopefully will not drop,” External link

Hindu Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The last thing we want over and above the corporate crisis is a financial sector crisis,” External link

Hindu Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “When you lose one-twelfth of the GDP every month, when you go for complete lockdown, when a lot of people could not work, there will be substantial deterioration done to the economy,” External link

Hindu Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The RBI has been expanding its balance sheet and it has been buying government debt. But effectively, in that process, what it is doing is borrowing from the banks at the reverse repo rate and lending on to the government,” External link

expressindia Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan noted : “We have managed to put economies into a coma, but when they awaken, it’s going to be overly optimistic to assume everybody will walk off the sleeping bed and come back to full life,” External link

expressindia Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The RBI has been expanding its balance sheet and it has been buying government debt. But effectively, in that process, what it is doing is borrowing from the banks at the reverse repo rate and lending on to the government,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan noted : “We have managed to put economies into a coma, but when they awaken, it’s going to be overly optimistic to assume everybody will walk off the sleeping bed and come back to full life,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The RBI has been expanding its balance sheet and it has been buying government debt. But effectively, in that process, what it is doing is borrowing from the banks at the reverse repo rate and lending on to the government," External link

business-standard Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan noted : "We have managed to put economies into a coma, but when they awaken, it's going to be overly optimistic to assume everybody will walk off the sleeping bed and come back to full life," External link

business-standard Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The RBI has been expanding its balance sheet and it has been buying government debt. But effectively, in that process, what it is doing is borrowing from the banks at the reverse repo rate and lending on to the government," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan noted : "We have managed to put economies into a coma, but when they awaken, it's going to be overly optimistic to assume everybody will walk off the sleeping bed and come back to full life," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The RBI has been expanding its balance sheet and it has been buying government debt. But effectively, in that process, what it is doing is borrowing from the banks at the reverse repo rate and lending on to the government," External link

news18 Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan noted : "We have managed to put economies into a coma, but when they awaken, it's going to be overly optimistic to assume everybody will walk off the sleeping bed and come back to full life," External link

news18 Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “You cannot see relief and repair as part of a stimulus, and this time repair is the most important,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Vijay Joshi ) : “We have difficulty in targeting transfers to people. We are still talking about universality because we can’t target. (as highlighted by Vijay Joshi, Oxford University) Jan Dhan does not really work as advertised,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Certainly, the government has come up with reforms. These are reforms which have been talked about for a long time. They certainly can be beneficial for a significant portion of our economy if implemented,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Certainly, the government has come up with reforms. These are reforms which have been talked about for a long time. They certainly can be beneficial for a significant portion of our economy if implemented," External link

asianage Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Certainly, the government has come up with reforms. These are reforms which have been talked about for a long time. They certainly can be beneficial for a significant portion of our economy, if implemented," External link

business-standard Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Certainly, the government has come up with reforms. These are reforms which have been talked about for a long time. They certainly can be beneficial for a significant portion of our economy, if implemented," External link

economictimes Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The level of the NPAs is going to be unprecedented in six months from now if we really recognise the true level of NPAs…We are in trouble and sooner we recognise it, better it is because we really need to deal with the problem,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Vijay Joshi ) : “We have difficulty in targeting transfers to people. We are still talking about universality because we can’t target. (as highlighted by Vijay Joshi, Oxford University) Jan Dhan does not really work as advertised,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Certainly, the government has come up with reforms. These are reforms which have been talked about for a long time. They certainly can be beneficial for a significant portion of our economy if implemented,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The level of the NPAs is going to be unprecedented in six months from now if we really recognise the true level of NPAs...We are in trouble and sooner we recognise it, better it is because we really need to deal with the problem," External link

news18 Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Vijay Joshi ) : "We have difficulty in targeting transfers to people. We are still talking about universality because we can't target. (as highlighted by Vijay Joshi, Oxford University) Jan Dhan does not really work as advertised," External link

news18 Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Certainly, the government has come up with reforms. These are reforms which have been talked about for a long time. They certainly can be beneficial for a significant portion of our economy if implemented," External link

news18 Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “In this environment, focusing on a credit rating is just nuts. Your credit rating just does not depend on your level of debt, it depends on how you are going to grow out of the debt. We cannot worry about spending. We certainly have to focus the spending but we have to repair the damage now,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, July 14, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "endless flotillas and caravans of the desperate," "Sharing growth is in everyone's interest" External link

deutschewelle-en Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “We haven’t bent the curve. We need to bring the number of cases down on a reliable basis until we do that, we cannot rest. We have to bring it down to a low number so that we can actually start testing, tracking, and containing it,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Why haven’t we spent these 4-5 months preparing the entities to be privatised and to sell them so that we can have more resources to spend on repairing the economy,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan explained : “a pen or a key [they] can send billions of dollars of public money in one direction or another,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "One of the decisions we have to make soon is how the government spends that money," External link

phys Tuesday, May 12, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "This was the debt overhang problem that many emerging markets had," "We should be wary when we have lots of debt and potential taxation down the line. A lot of investors are going to be worrying about where it's going to fall, and that could be perhaps very damaging for investment and growth" External link

phys Tuesday, May 12, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Monetisation will neither be a game-changer nor a catastrophe, if done in a measured way. However, the caveat-- it should be measured -- is key," External link

business-standard Sunday, May 10, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Monetisation will neither be a game-changer nor a catastrophe, if done in a measured way. However, the caveat-- it should be measured -- is key," External link

economictimes Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “there will have to be a rethinking of everything in the global economy” External link

expressindia Friday, May 1, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Amartya Sen ) : "Most immediately, keep people well and alive. Food is extremely important. (There are) places where the public distribution system doesn’t go. Amartya Sen, Abhijeet Banerjee and I have talked about temporary ration cards... you have to treat this pandemic as a situation that is unprecedented," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "There will be strategic change but these types of pandemic have rarely any positive effects in general," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, April 30, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The numbers are really worrying. If you look at CMIE, virtually another 100 million more people have been put out of work as a result of COVID. 50 million through unemployment and 60 million by leaving the labour force. You can dispute what the particular survey does or says, but this is the only data we have. And the numbers are mind-boggling." External link

irishsun Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan answered : “Approximately 65,000 crore (is needed). Our GDP is Rs 200 trillion, and out of that 65,000 crore is not a huge amount,” External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “So, we can do it. If this is for the poor and to save their lives and livelihood, we must do it,” External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “That said, I don’t think we have to aim for a 100% success. That is 0 cases. That is un-achievable. What we have to do is manage the reopening, that is, when there are cases, we isolate them,” External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "We have to be cleverer about opening up...We need to open up in a measured way but as fast as possible so that people start having jobs. We don't have the capacity to support people across the spectrum for too long. Being a relatively poor country, people start out with significantly lower reserves," "It is all too easy to have a lockdown forever, but obviously that is unsustainable for the economy," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Amartya Sen ) : "Most immediately, keep people well and alive. Food is extremely important. Places where the public distribution system doesn't go. Amartya Sen, Abhijeet Bannerjee and I have talked about temporary ration cards," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "we got into those issues, we would spend a lot of time fighting each other" External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The problem with that is that the authoritarian figure can develop their own sense of 'I am the power of the people' and therefore whatever I say goes. My rules apply and not checks and balances, not institutions, not the decentralised structure. Everything should go through me'," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "We have to be cleverer about opening up...We need to open up in a measured way but as fast as possible so that people start having jobs. We don't have the capacity to support people across the spectrum for too long. Being a relatively poor country, people start out with significantly lower reserves," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Amartya Sen ) : "Most immediately, keep people well and alive. Food is extremely important. (There are) places where the public distribution system doesn’t go. Amartya Sen, Abhijeet Banerjee and I have talked about temporary ration cards... you have to treat this pandemic as a situation that is unprecedented," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan replied : "Take even a second lockdown. Which means you haven’t been completely successful in reopening. That raises questions that if you re-open, will you go into a third lockdown? So, it does diminish credibility," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "There has to be a prioritisation as our capacities are limited," External link

outlookindia Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "There will be strategic change but these types of pandemic have rarely any positive effects in general," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "This Covid-19 situation is an unprecedented one and we need to break norms in order to tackle the crisis, while we also keeping in the mind the limited resources that we have," External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “India can assume the leadership role in shaping that dialogue, to be a leader in that dialogue,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan stated : “Second or third lockdown will be devastating. It does diminish our credibility. We don’t have to aim for 100 per cent success - it is not possible too - we have to manage the reopening,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "We will need Rs 65,000 crore, it is not that much. This is to save the lives of the poor," External link

news18 Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "all too easy to have a lockdown forever" External link

news18 Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “We need to be cleverer in lifting the lockdown. We need to open up in a measured way as India does not have capacity to feed people for long. We have to manage the reopening so when there are cases we isolate them,” External link

news18 Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "We also need to think about how to deal with situations when people get infected again," External link

Hindu Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “It’s very important to have as much information about the issue as possible. We have to start thinking about starting people’s livelihoods, and it has to be sequenced. The reopening is not just about office, it is also about following social distancing on the way to and coming back from your workplace,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan added : “To really be confident about reopening up of economy, you have to triple up the number of tests which is currently happening in India. You have to have about a million tests, if you want a confidence like the United States,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan added : “Second or third lockdown will be devastating. It does diminish our credibility. We don’t have to aim for 100 per cent success - it is not possible too - we have to manage the reopening,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Rs 65,000 crore to help the poor which is not a lot considering India’s GDP is at Rs 200 lakh crore. It is not much. If this is for poor, to save their lives, it should be done,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "India in the old way simply doesn't cut it," External link

economictimes Saturday, April 25, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "We see in India that some allegation that this was a Muslim plot. I mean, that kind of behaviour can explode and make much harder for her communities to get together within her country," External link

economictimes Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “We see in India that some allegation that this was a Muslim plot. I mean, that kind of behaviour can explode and make much harder for her communities to get together within her country,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "I think in the west, partly because there hadn't been a direct experience of a serious epidemic, it was taken a little more lightly," External link

bbc Sunday, April 12, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "I think in the west, partly because there hadn't been a direct experience of a serious epidemic, it was taken a little more lightly," External link

yahoo-au Friday, April 10, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "I think in the west, partly because there hadn't been a direct experience of a serious epidemic, it was taken a little more lightly. This is something happening in faraway lands, it's not going to be serious here," External link

bbc Friday, April 10, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : "The state and centre have to come together to figure out quickly some combination of public and NGO provision, private participation and direct benefit transfers that will allow needy households to see through the next few months," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, April 7, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Hopefully, this otherwise unmitigated tragedy will help us see how weakened we have become as a society, and will focus our politics on the critical economic and healthcare reforms we sorely need," External link

firstpost Monday, April 6, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Hopefully, this otherwise unmitigated tragedy will help us see how weakened we have become as a society, and will focus our politics on the critical economic and healthcare reforms we sorely need," External link

outlookindia Monday, April 6, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : “the right thing to do as a humane nation,” External link

expressindia Monday, April 6, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : “The RBI Act will have to be changed to enable the Reserve Bank to undertake these transactions, and it will have to apply suitable haircuts to these portfolios to minimise its credit risk, but it will be much-needed support to corporate borrowing,” External link

expressindia Monday, April 6, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : “Hopefully, this otherwise unmitigated tragedy will help us see how weakened we have become as a society, and will focus our politics on the critical economic and healthcare reforms we sorely need,” External link

expressindia Monday, April 6, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Economically speaking, India is faced today with perhaps its greatest emergency since Independence. The global financial crisis in 2008-09 was a massive demand shock, but our workers could still go to work, our firms were coming off years of strong growth, our financial system was largely sound, and our government finances were healthy. None of this is true today as we fight the coronavirus pandemic,” External link

india Monday, April 6, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If, however, the government insists on driving everything from the Prime Minister’s Office, with the same overworked people, it will do too little, too late,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, April 5, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The government should also require each of its agencies and public sector units, including at the state level, to pay their bills immediately, so that private firms get valuable liquidity,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, April 5, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Hopefully, this otherwise unmitigated tragedy will help us see how weakened we have become as a society, and will focus our politics on the critical economic and healthcare reforms we sorely need,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, April 5, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The global financial crisis in 2008-09 was a massive demand shock, but our workers could still go to work, our firms were coming off years of strong growth, our financial system was largely sound, and our government finances were healthy. None of this is true today as we fight the coronavirus pandemic," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, April 5, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The global financial crisis in 2008-09 was a massive demand shock, but our workers could still go to work, our firms were coming off years of strong growth, our financial system was largely sound, and our government finances were healthy. None of this is true today as we fight the coronavirus pandemic," External link

news18 Sunday, April 5, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The lockdown keeps people at home which is not necessarily that pristine isolated place, but can also be a slum where people live together," External link

economictimes Saturday, March 28, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "This is a serious concern because not only does the lockdown keep people from going to work, it keeps them at home which is not necessarily that pristine isolated place, but can also be a slum where people live together," External link

economictimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Yes Bank ) : “Yes Bank gave enough notice and it was looking for capital for long. There was enough time to make a plan for it. I hope what we have got is the best available (plan), but I don’t want to second guess, because I don’t know the details,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "I hope what we have got is best available (plan), but I don't want to second guess, because I don't know the details," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "I hope what we have got is best available (plan), but I don't want to second guess, because I don't know the details," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Unfortunately the current government, post a massive election win, has focused more on fulfilling its political and social agenda rather than paying attention to economics,” External link

economictimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "It's a sad story, I think most recently, it is politics," External link

business-standard Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Unfortunately, this drift has continued a pace of slowing growth, which was precipitated initially by some actions the government took such as the demonetisation and a poorly rolled out Goods and Services Tax (GST) reform," External link

business-standard Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : “People want to have a sense that there is a limit to the spread of this virus perhaps because of containment measures or because there is hope that some kind of viral solution can be found,” External link

business-standard Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “At this point I would say the best thing that governments can do is to really fight the epidemic rather than worry about stimulus measures that comes later,” External link

business-standard Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “We have moved from extreme confidence in markets to extreme panic, all in the space of one week,” External link

business-standard Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “I think we will see a lot of rethinking on this, coming on the back of the trade disruption, now we have this,” “Globalization in production is going to be hit quite badly” External link

business-standard Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "It's a sad story, I think most recently, it is politics," External link

economictimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Unfortunately, this drift has continued a pace of slowing growth, which was precipitated initially by some actions the government took such as the demonetisation and a poorly rolled out Goods and (GST) reform," External link

economictimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “It’s a sad story, I think most recently, it is politics,” External link

financialexpress Friday, February 28, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Unfortunately, this drift has continued a pace of slowing growth, which was precipitated initially by some actions the government took such as the demonetisation and a poorly rolled out Goods and Services Tax (GST) reform,” External link

financialexpress Friday, February 28, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Unfortunately the current government, post a massive election win, has focused more on fulfilling its political and social agenda rather than paying attention to economics,” External link

financialexpress Friday, February 28, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan added : “At this point I would say the best thing that governments can do is to really fight the epidemic rather than worry about stimulus measures that comes later,” External link

india Friday, February 28, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : “People want to have a sense that there is a limit to the spread of this virus perhaps because of containment measures or because there is hope that some kind of viral solution can be found,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “At this point I would say the best thing that governments can do is to really fight the epidemic rather than worry about stimulus measures that comes later,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “We have moved from extreme confidence in markets to extreme panic, all in the space of one week,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “I think we will see a lot of rethinking on this, coming on the back of the trade disruption, now we have this,” “Globalization in production is going to be hit quite badly” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Unfortunately the current government, post a massive election win, has focused more on fulfilling its political and social agenda rather than paying attention to economics,” External link

economictimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Unfortunately the current government, post a massive election win, has focused more on fulfilling its political and social agenda rather than paying attention to economics,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 28, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Forbearance may be a reasonable but risky regulatory strategy when there is some hope that growth will pick up soon and the system will recover on its own,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan warned : “the United States is singularly unprepared for jobless recoveries,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 15, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "While the identities of the attackers remain unclear, what is clear is that many of those attacked were activists, and neither the government-appointed administration nor the police intervened. And this was in a capital city where everyone is usually on high alert," External link

timesofindia Friday, January 10, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan disse : "O capitalismo funciona quando muitas pessoas têm a chance de conseguir resultados razoáveis no mercado" External link

uol Wednesday, March 20, 2019 9:17:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan déclaré : "La Banque de réserve doit maintenir inchangée sa politique sur le taux de prise en pension à ce stade en attendant d'avoir suffisamment de marge pour prendre des mesures de politique. La position de la politique monétaire reste accommodante et continuera à mettre l'accent sur l'offre adéquate de liquidités" External link

french-news Tuesday, August 9, 2016 2:13:00 PM EAT



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Raghuram Rajan said : “The chief minister was keen that we must get the best minds in the world to help us. Our priority is that growth should be inclusive,” “Both Professor Rajan and Dr Subramanian are Tamilians. Professor Duflo has been working with Tamil Nadu through J-PAL,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, June 21, 2021 10:00:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "One of the effects of the pandemic is, we don't see the government present for various reasons," External link

business-standard Sunday, May 16, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "One of the effects of the pandemic is, we don't see the government present for various reasons," External link

economictimes Saturday, May 15, 2021 8:59:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "One of the effects of the pandemic is, we don't see the government present for various reasons," External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 15, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:22:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:22:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:54:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:54:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 5:52:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 5:52:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:00:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “there was a sense that we had endured the worst the virus could give us and we had come through and it was time to open up, and that complacency hurt us,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, May 4, 2021 4:00:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:41:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “there was a sense that we had endured the worst the virus could give us and we had come through and it was time to open up, and that complacency hurt us,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “there was a sense that we had endured the worst the virus could give us and we had come through and it was time to open up, and that complacency hurt us,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:31:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:31:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 11:30:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 11:30:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:24:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:24:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “lack of foresight, a lack of leadership,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:53:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 8:53:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “there was a sense that we had endured the worst the virus could give us and we had come through and it was time to open up, and that complacency hurt us,” External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you were careful, if you were cautious, you had to recognize that it wasn’t done yet,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:23:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "And if you show a willingness to barter your soul, is there any chance the pressures will go away? This is indeed a sad development for India," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, March 20, 2021 2:14:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "And if you show a willingness to barter your soul, is there any chance the pressures will go away? This is indeed a sad development for India," External link

outlookindia Saturday, March 20, 2021 12:54:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The reality is that Professor Mehta is a thorn in the side of the establishment. He is no ordinary thorn because he skewers those in government and in high offices like the Supreme Court with vivid prose and thought-provoking arguments. It is not that he has much sympathy for the opposition either,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, March 20, 2021 10:43:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The reality is that Professor Mehta is a thorn in the side of the establishment. He is no ordinary thorn because he skewers those in government and in high offices like the Supreme Court with vivid prose and thought-provoking arguments. It is not that he has much sympathy for the opposition either,” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 20, 2021 10:18:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : "Free speech is the soul of a great university. By compromising on it, the founders have bartered away its soul. And if you show a willingness to barter your soul, is there any chance the pressures will go away?," External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 20, 2021 8:52:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "As a true academic, he (Mehta) is an equal opportunity critic. He is, and I hope will continue to be, one of the intellectual leaders of liberalism in India," External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 20, 2021 8:52:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "I believe the (monetary policy) framework has helped bring inflation down, while giving the RBI some flexibility to support the economy. It is hard to think of what would have happened if we had to run such large fiscal deficits without such a framework in place," External link

timesofindia Monday, March 15, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The Prime Minister can use it to motivate people but policy makers need to base plans on a more realistic sense of where we are. I presume they are doing so," External link

timesofindia Monday, March 15, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The low amounts set aside to capitalise PSU banks in the budget, despite the alarming rise in NPAs predicted by the RBI, indicates it needs to give this issue more weight," External link

timesofindia Monday, March 15, 2021 1:48:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "I believe the (monetary policy) framework has helped bring inflation down, while giving the RBI some flexibility to support the economy. It is hard to think of what would have happened if we had to run such large fiscal deficits without such a framework in place," External link

Hindu Monday, March 15, 2021 7:31:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "I believe the (monetary policy) framework has helped bring inflation down, while giving the RBI some flexibility to support the economy. It is hard to think of what would have happened if we had to run such large fiscal deficits without such a framework in place," External link

outlookindia Sunday, March 14, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The Prime Minister can use it to motivate people but policy makers need to base plans on a more realistic sense of where we are. I presume they are doing so," External link

outlookindia Sunday, March 14, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The low amounts set aside to capitalise PSU banks in the budget, despite the alarming rise in NPAs predicted by the RBI, indicates it needs to give this issue more weight," External link

outlookindia Sunday, March 14, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : “I believe the (monetary policy) framework has helped bring inflation down, while giving the RBI some flexibility to support the economy. It is hard to think of what would have happened if we had to run such large fiscal deficits without such a framework in place,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, March 14, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "I believe the (monetary policy) framework has helped bring inflation down, while giving the RBI some flexibility to support the economy. It is hard to think of what would have happened if we had to run such large fiscal deficits without such a framework in place," External link

Hindu Sunday, March 14, 2021 12:14:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "As far as negative interest rates go, the jury is still out. In fact, Sweden came back pretty rapidly from negative interest rates and is not going there again, perhaps because they feel it wasn’t that successful" External link

timesofindia Monday, February 8, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “You can put lipstick on a pig, but it doesn’t become a princess. So dressing up a loan and showing it as restructured and not provisioning for it when it stops paying, is an issue. Anything which postpones a problem than recognising it is to be avoided,” External link

news18 Saturday, January 30, 2021 8:39:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Donald Trump ) : "It is a mistake to see the Trump administration's views on China as something unique to that administration. Many in Washington would applaud the Trump administration for standing up to China," External link

business-times Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Donald Trump ) : "It is a mistake to see the Trump administration's views on China as something unique to that administration. Many in Washington would applaud the Trump administration for standing up to China," External link

business-times Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:24:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “a discussion that is more multilateral than bilateral can make more progress,” External link

tribune Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:46:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "a discussion that is more multilateral than bilateral can make more progress," External link

GulfDailyNews Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "a discussion that is more multilateral than bilateral can make more progress," External link

wsau Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "a discussion that is more multilateral than bilateral can make more progress," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “a discussion that is more multilateral than bilateral can make more progress,” External link

ara-reuters Tuesday, January 19, 2021 2:40:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : “I just saw this (bad bank idea) as shifting loans from one government pocket (the public sector banks) to another (the bad bank) and did not see how it would improve matters. Indeed, if the bad bank were in the public sector, the reluctance to act would merely be shifted to the bad bank,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 19, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : “I just saw this (bad bank idea) as shifting loans from one government pocket (the public sector banks) to another (the bad bank) and did not see how it would improve matters. Indeed, if the bad bank were in the public sector, the reluctance to act would merely be shifted to the bad bank,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 19, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “I was very much against the idea in the past because it was just transferring money from one pocket of the government to the other pocket... I can see one reason for a bad bank is to aggregate loans which may be more effective in restructuring those loans because it does not need the permission of the 18 banks who held the loans earlier,” External link

economictimes Saturday, January 16, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "We're not in any way saying we know the size of the problem," External link

namibiansun Wednesday, December 16, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan afirmou : "Neste momento, não podemos avaliar a dimensão do problema" External link

expresso Monday, December 14, 2020 10:07:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “We’re not in any way saying we know the size of the problem,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, December 14, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan souligné : "On est bien incapable pour l'instant d'évaluer l'ampleur du problème" External link

laprovence Monday, December 14, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan souligné : "On est bien incapable pour l'instant d'évaluer l'ampleur du problème" External link

capital-FR Monday, December 14, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "We're not in any way saying we know the size of the problem," External link

afp-en Monday, December 14, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Moreover, highly indebted and politically connected business houses will have the greatest incentive and ability to push tor licenses. That will increase the importance of money power yet more in our politics, and make us more likely to succumb to authoritarian cronyism,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, November 24, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "One of the problems, of course, is that public sectors overpay at the bottom but underpay at the top. I also feel underpaid," External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, November 12, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan concludes : "Put all this together and you have the beginnings of the crisis," External link

timesofindia Monday, November 2, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan concludes : "Put all this together and you have the beginnings of the crisis," External link

business-standard Monday, November 2, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If the focus (under Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative) is on import substitution by erecting tariffs, which we have done lot of in the last few years, then I think it is a direction we have tried before and it has failed. I would caution against going in that direction,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 22, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If the focus (under Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative) is on import substitution by erecting tariffs, which we have done lot of in the last few years, then I think it is a direction we have tried before and it has failed. I would caution against going in that direction,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 22, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "If the focus (under Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative) is on import substitution by erecting tariffs, which we have done lot of in the last few years, then I think it is a direction we have tried before and it has failed. I would caution against going in that direction," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If the focus (under Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative) is on import substitution by erecting tariffs, which we have done lot of in the last few years, then I think it is a direction we have tried before and it has failed. I would caution against going in that direction,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "If the focus (under Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative) is on import substitution by erecting tariffs, which we have done lot of in the last few years, then I think it is a direction we have tried before and it has failed. I would caution against going in that direction," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Many governments have been cautious, and some would argue overly cautious, because they have lower resources for relief, and they fear rating downgrades. For a number of countries, the right thing to do, which is perhaps what the IMF is now saying, is to spend to diminish the damage than to wait to spend hoping that it will increase demand,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Many governments have been cautious, and some would argue overly cautious, because they have lower resources for relief, and they fear rating downgrades. For a number of countries, the right thing to do, which is perhaps what the IMF is now saying, is to spend to diminish the damage than to wait to spend hoping that it will increase demand,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you don’t provide relief, your small and medium firms and households are much less able to produce or spend when the recovery happens, and the economy’s potential growth is reduced largely from the supply side. Some countries are saying let’s wait till we control the pandemic because then we can boost demand by a whole bunch of stimulus spending,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : “The recent pick-up in sectors like auto is not evidence of the much awaited V-shaped recovery. It reflects pent-up demand and will fade as we go down to the true level of demand in the damaged, partially-functioning economy,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, September 8, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : "The sharp decline in economic growth should alarm us all. The 23.9 per cent contraction in India (and the numbers will probably be worse when we get estimates of the damage in the informal sector) compares with a drop of 12.4 per cent in Italy and 9.5 per cent in the United States, two of the most COVID-19-affected advanced countries," External link

newindianexpress Monday, September 7, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you think of the economy as a patient, relief is the sustenance the patient needs while on the sickbed and fighting the disease. Without relief, households skip meals, pull their children out of school and send them to work or beg, pledge their gold to borrow, let EMIs and rent arrears pile up…” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, September 7, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The recently released quarterly GDP growth numbers for the first quarter of FY 2020-21 should alarm us all. The 23.9% contraction in India (and the numbers will probably be worse when we get estimates of the damage in the informal sector) compares with a drop of 12.4% in Italy and 9.5% in the US, two of the most Covid-affected advanced economies,” External link

expressindia Monday, September 7, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The recently released quarterly GDP growth numbers for the first quarter of FY2020-21 should alarm us all. The 23.9 per cent contraction in India (and the numbers will probably be worse when we get estimates of the damage in the informal sector) compares with a drop of 12.4 per cent in Italy and 9.5 per cent in the United States, two of the most Covid-affected advanced countries," External link

business-standard Monday, September 7, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : "The sharp decline in economic growth should alarm us all. The 23.9 per cent contraction in India (and the numbers will probably be worse when we get estimates of the damage in the informal sector ) compares with a drop of 12.4 per cent in Italy and 9.5 per cent in the United States, two of the most COVID-19-affected advanced countries," External link

economictimes Monday, September 7, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The recently released quarterly GDP growth numbers for the first quarter of FY2020-21 should alarm us all. The 23.9 per cent contraction in India (and the numbers will probably be worse when we get estimates of the damage in the informal sector) compares with a drop of 12.4 per cent in Italy and 9.5 per cent in the United States, two of the most Covid-affected advanced countries," External link

mid-day Monday, September 7, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The recently released quarterly GDP growth numbers for the first quarter of FY2020-21 should alarm us all. The 23.9 per cent contraction in India (and the numbers will probably be worse when we get estimates of the damage in the informal sector) compares with a drop of 12.4 per cent in Italy and 9.5 per cent in the United States, two of the most Covid-affected advanced countries," External link

timesofindia Monday, September 7, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan added : “Government-provided relief becomes all the more important. This has been meager; primarily free food grains to poor households; and credit guarantees to banks for lending to small and medium (SMEs) firms, where the take down has been patchy,” External link

Hindu Monday, September 7, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Given the depth of the contraction, stimulus will also be needed, especially investment in infrastructure construction which creates jobs and increases demand for all manner of inputs like cement and steel. The center should replenish the coffers of the state governments, which typically spend more on infrastructure. This can be accounted for as part of the GST dues the center owes the states,” External link

Hindu Monday, September 7, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If you think of the economy as a patient, relief is the sustenance the patient needs while on the sickbed and fighting the disease. Without relief, households skip meals, pull their children out of school and send them to work or beg, pledge their gold to borrow, let EMIs and rent arrears pile up…” External link

news18 Monday, September 7, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The worry with libra was that, in its early forms, it was on the one hand very ambitious in what it wanted to do but very vague in what the safety precautions would be," External link

forbes Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Different private currencies will do different things and it may be bitcoin has value going forward just as a store of value," External link

forbes Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The beauty of the cash in our hands is that it's anonymous," External link

forbes Saturday, August 22, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : “It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that,” External link

asianage Friday, August 7, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The RBI and government have certainly been cooperating, but it seems like it is elsewhere, the ball is in the government’s court to do more,” External link

asianage Friday, August 7, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “What India should focus on at this point is protecting its economic capabilities, so that when it has dealt with the virus it can go resume activity in a reasonable way. That should be the focus,” “And if it does that, there is no reason why the rating agencies will not see that as an appropriate policy” External link

asianage Friday, August 7, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The unemployment insurance benefits top-up should probably not be at $600 per week, but should taper down over time," External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 7, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "There is an ideal time, may be two or three years down the line, when economies hopefully are recovered, and inflation helps reduce the real value of the debt that has built up," "At that point many central banks will find it appropriate to shrink the size of their balance sheets" External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 7, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : “It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:23:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The RBI and government have certainly been cooperating, but it seems like it is elsewhere, the ball is in the government's court to do more," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "What India should focus on at this point is protecting its economic capabilities, so that when it has dealt with the virus it can go resume activity in a reasonable way. That should be the focus," "And if it does that, there is no reason why the rating agencies will not see that as an appropriate policy" External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that," External link

business-standard Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The unemployment insurance benefits top-up should probably not be at US$600 per week, but should taper down over time," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "There is an ideal time, may be two or three years down the line, when economies hopefully are recovered, and inflation helps reduce the real value of the debt that has built up," "At that point many central banks will find it appropriate to shrink the size of their balance sheets" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The unemployment insurance benefits top-up should probably not be at $600 per week, but should taper down over time," External link

wsau Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "There is an ideal time, may be two or three years down the line, when economies hopefully are recovered, and inflation helps reduce the real value of the debt that has built up," "At that point many central banks will find it appropriate to shrink the size of their balance sheets" External link

wsau Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that," External link

news18 Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The RBI and government have certainly been cooperating, but it seems like it is elsewhere, the ball is in the government's court to do more," External link

news18 Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "What India should focus on at this point is protecting its economic capabilities, so that when it has dealt with the virus it can go resume activity in a reasonable way. That should be the focus," "And if it does that, there is no reason why the rating agencies will not see that as an appropriate policy" External link

news18 Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that," External link

business-standard Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The RBI and government have certainly been cooperating, but it seems like it is elsewhere, the ball is in the government's court to do more," External link

business-standard Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "What India should focus on at this point is protecting its economic capabilities, so that when it has dealt with the virus it can go resume activity in a reasonable way. That should be the focus," "And if it does that, there is no reason why the rating agencies will not see that as an appropriate policy" External link

business-standard Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : “It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that,” External link

businessday Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The RBI [Reserve Bank of India] and government have certainly been co-operating, but it seems like it is elsewhere, the ball is in the government’s court to do more,” External link

businessday Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “What India should focus on at this point is protecting its economic capabilities, so that when it has dealt with the virus it can go resume activity in a reasonable way. That should be the focus,” “And if it does that, there is no reason why the ratings agencies will not see that as an appropriate policy” External link

businessday Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that," External link

economictimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The RBI and government have certainly been cooperating, but it seems like it is elsewhere, the ball is in the government's court to do more," External link

economictimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "What India should focus on at this point is protecting its economic capabilities, so that when it has dealt with the virus it can go resume activity in a reasonable way. That should be the focus," "And if it does that, there is no reason why the rating agencies will not see that as an appropriate policy" External link

economictimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : “It is also important to convince both domestic and international investors that after the crisis associated with the pandemic is over, we will return to fiscal responsibility over the medium term, and the government should do more to convince them of that,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The RBI and government have certainly been cooperating, but it seems like it is elsewhere, the ball is in the government’s court to do more,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “What India should focus on at this point is protecting its economic capabilities, so that when it has dealt with the virus it can go resume activity in a reasonable way. That should be the focus,” “And if it does that, there is no reason why the rating agencies will not see that as an appropriate policy” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “A kind of animal spirit has to be created by really bold government action. And unfortunately thus far, I can see some possibilities that have been announced in agriculture but we need far more elsewhere,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 31, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “This is unfortunate because it treats bankruptcy as some kind of punishment rather than a necessary way of restructuring capital structure and ownership. We need to look at it carefully as a lot of distressed cases will be coming out,” External link

economictimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “There were reasons why it went to that structure. The bias under the old structure for removing management can be relooked at. Banks want some court blessing so that they can remove their own liability. These are complicated cases, but rather than close the court down, we need to look at what will work,” External link

economictimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Global trade is going to be an important factor if they can jump on to it, whether it's trade in goods and services or trade in digital services, it's going to be very important and our countries desperately need an open world," External link

asianage Friday, July 24, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Global trade is going to be an important factor if they can jump on to it, whether it's trade in goods and services or trade in digital services, it's going to be very important and our countries desperately need an open world," External link

news18 Friday, July 24, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Global trade is going to be an important factor if they can jump on to it, whether it's trade in goods and services or trade in digital services, it's going to be very important and our countries desperately need an open world," External link

newindianexpress Friday, July 24, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan added : “But in emerging countries like Brazil and India, where there has been very, very modest support to people and companies, when the economy opens up more fully, there will be a lot of damage which will be uncovered and has to be dealt with,” “Remember, we are just talking about the corporate sector. If the corporate sector has to write down debts and goes through bankruptcy processes, hopefully cheap processes that will allow renegotiations [with lenders] at low costs, that will imply that the cost will be transferred over to the financial sector. The transfer of cost will come over to the financial sector and that is the last shoe, which hopefully will not drop,” External link

Hindu Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The last thing we want over and above the corporate crisis is a financial sector crisis,” External link

Hindu Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “When you lose one-twelfth of the GDP every month, when you go for complete lockdown, when a lot of people could not work, there will be substantial deterioration done to the economy,” External link

Hindu Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The RBI has been expanding its balance sheet and it has been buying government debt. But effectively, in that process, what it is doing is borrowing from the banks at the reverse repo rate and lending on to the government,” External link

expressindia Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan noted : “We have managed to put economies into a coma, but when they awaken, it’s going to be overly optimistic to assume everybody will walk off the sleeping bed and come back to full life,” External link

expressindia Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The RBI has been expanding its balance sheet and it has been buying government debt. But effectively, in that process, what it is doing is borrowing from the banks at the reverse repo rate and lending on to the government,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan noted : “We have managed to put economies into a coma, but when they awaken, it’s going to be overly optimistic to assume everybody will walk off the sleeping bed and come back to full life,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The RBI has been expanding its balance sheet and it has been buying government debt. But effectively, in that process, what it is doing is borrowing from the banks at the reverse repo rate and lending on to the government," External link

business-standard Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan noted : "We have managed to put economies into a coma, but when they awaken, it's going to be overly optimistic to assume everybody will walk off the sleeping bed and come back to full life," External link

business-standard Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The RBI has been expanding its balance sheet and it has been buying government debt. But effectively, in that process, what it is doing is borrowing from the banks at the reverse repo rate and lending on to the government," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan noted : "We have managed to put economies into a coma, but when they awaken, it's going to be overly optimistic to assume everybody will walk off the sleeping bed and come back to full life," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:12:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The RBI has been expanding its balance sheet and it has been buying government debt. But effectively, in that process, what it is doing is borrowing from the banks at the reverse repo rate and lending on to the government," External link

news18 Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan noted : "We have managed to put economies into a coma, but when they awaken, it's going to be overly optimistic to assume everybody will walk off the sleeping bed and come back to full life," External link

news18 Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “You cannot see relief and repair as part of a stimulus, and this time repair is the most important,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Vijay Joshi ) : “We have difficulty in targeting transfers to people. We are still talking about universality because we can’t target. (as highlighted by Vijay Joshi, Oxford University) Jan Dhan does not really work as advertised,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Certainly, the government has come up with reforms. These are reforms which have been talked about for a long time. They certainly can be beneficial for a significant portion of our economy if implemented,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Certainly, the government has come up with reforms. These are reforms which have been talked about for a long time. They certainly can be beneficial for a significant portion of our economy if implemented," External link

asianage Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Certainly, the government has come up with reforms. These are reforms which have been talked about for a long time. They certainly can be beneficial for a significant portion of our economy, if implemented," External link

business-standard Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Certainly, the government has come up with reforms. These are reforms which have been talked about for a long time. They certainly can be beneficial for a significant portion of our economy, if implemented," External link

economictimes Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The level of the NPAs is going to be unprecedented in six months from now if we really recognise the true level of NPAs…We are in trouble and sooner we recognise it, better it is because we really need to deal with the problem,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Vijay Joshi ) : “We have difficulty in targeting transfers to people. We are still talking about universality because we can’t target. (as highlighted by Vijay Joshi, Oxford University) Jan Dhan does not really work as advertised,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Certainly, the government has come up with reforms. These are reforms which have been talked about for a long time. They certainly can be beneficial for a significant portion of our economy if implemented,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The level of the NPAs is going to be unprecedented in six months from now if we really recognise the true level of NPAs...We are in trouble and sooner we recognise it, better it is because we really need to deal with the problem," External link

news18 Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Vijay Joshi ) : "We have difficulty in targeting transfers to people. We are still talking about universality because we can't target. (as highlighted by Vijay Joshi, Oxford University) Jan Dhan does not really work as advertised," External link

news18 Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Certainly, the government has come up with reforms. These are reforms which have been talked about for a long time. They certainly can be beneficial for a significant portion of our economy if implemented," External link

news18 Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “In this environment, focusing on a credit rating is just nuts. Your credit rating just does not depend on your level of debt, it depends on how you are going to grow out of the debt. We cannot worry about spending. We certainly have to focus the spending but we have to repair the damage now,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, July 14, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "endless flotillas and caravans of the desperate," "Sharing growth is in everyone's interest" External link

deutschewelle-en Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:01:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “We haven’t bent the curve. We need to bring the number of cases down on a reliable basis until we do that, we cannot rest. We have to bring it down to a low number so that we can actually start testing, tracking, and containing it,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Why haven’t we spent these 4-5 months preparing the entities to be privatised and to sell them so that we can have more resources to spend on repairing the economy,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan explained : “a pen or a key [they] can send billions of dollars of public money in one direction or another,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "One of the decisions we have to make soon is how the government spends that money," External link

phys Tuesday, May 12, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "This was the debt overhang problem that many emerging markets had," "We should be wary when we have lots of debt and potential taxation down the line. A lot of investors are going to be worrying about where it's going to fall, and that could be perhaps very damaging for investment and growth" External link

phys Tuesday, May 12, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Monetisation will neither be a game-changer nor a catastrophe, if done in a measured way. However, the caveat-- it should be measured -- is key," External link

business-standard Sunday, May 10, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Monetisation will neither be a game-changer nor a catastrophe, if done in a measured way. However, the caveat-- it should be measured -- is key," External link

economictimes Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “there will have to be a rethinking of everything in the global economy” External link

expressindia Friday, May 1, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Amartya Sen ) : "Most immediately, keep people well and alive. Food is extremely important. (There are) places where the public distribution system doesn’t go. Amartya Sen, Abhijeet Banerjee and I have talked about temporary ration cards... you have to treat this pandemic as a situation that is unprecedented," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "There will be strategic change but these types of pandemic have rarely any positive effects in general," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, April 30, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The numbers are really worrying. If you look at CMIE, virtually another 100 million more people have been put out of work as a result of COVID. 50 million through unemployment and 60 million by leaving the labour force. You can dispute what the particular survey does or says, but this is the only data we have. And the numbers are mind-boggling." External link

irishsun Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan answered : “Approximately 65,000 crore (is needed). Our GDP is Rs 200 trillion, and out of that 65,000 crore is not a huge amount,” External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “So, we can do it. If this is for the poor and to save their lives and livelihood, we must do it,” External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “That said, I don’t think we have to aim for a 100% success. That is 0 cases. That is un-achievable. What we have to do is manage the reopening, that is, when there are cases, we isolate them,” External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "We have to be cleverer about opening up...We need to open up in a measured way but as fast as possible so that people start having jobs. We don't have the capacity to support people across the spectrum for too long. Being a relatively poor country, people start out with significantly lower reserves," "It is all too easy to have a lockdown forever, but obviously that is unsustainable for the economy," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Amartya Sen ) : "Most immediately, keep people well and alive. Food is extremely important. Places where the public distribution system doesn't go. Amartya Sen, Abhijeet Bannerjee and I have talked about temporary ration cards," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "we got into those issues, we would spend a lot of time fighting each other" External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The problem with that is that the authoritarian figure can develop their own sense of 'I am the power of the people' and therefore whatever I say goes. My rules apply and not checks and balances, not institutions, not the decentralised structure. Everything should go through me'," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "We have to be cleverer about opening up...We need to open up in a measured way but as fast as possible so that people start having jobs. We don't have the capacity to support people across the spectrum for too long. Being a relatively poor country, people start out with significantly lower reserves," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Amartya Sen ) : "Most immediately, keep people well and alive. Food is extremely important. (There are) places where the public distribution system doesn’t go. Amartya Sen, Abhijeet Banerjee and I have talked about temporary ration cards... you have to treat this pandemic as a situation that is unprecedented," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan replied : "Take even a second lockdown. Which means you haven’t been completely successful in reopening. That raises questions that if you re-open, will you go into a third lockdown? So, it does diminish credibility," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "There has to be a prioritisation as our capacities are limited," External link

outlookindia Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "There will be strategic change but these types of pandemic have rarely any positive effects in general," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "This Covid-19 situation is an unprecedented one and we need to break norms in order to tackle the crisis, while we also keeping in the mind the limited resources that we have," External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “India can assume the leadership role in shaping that dialogue, to be a leader in that dialogue,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan stated : “Second or third lockdown will be devastating. It does diminish our credibility. We don’t have to aim for 100 per cent success - it is not possible too - we have to manage the reopening,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "We will need Rs 65,000 crore, it is not that much. This is to save the lives of the poor," External link

news18 Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "all too easy to have a lockdown forever" External link

news18 Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “We need to be cleverer in lifting the lockdown. We need to open up in a measured way as India does not have capacity to feed people for long. We have to manage the reopening so when there are cases we isolate them,” External link

news18 Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Our fiscal resources are restricted but, it is pivotal to reopen economic activities," External link

firstpost Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "We also need to think about how to deal with situations when people get infected again," External link

Hindu Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “It’s very important to have as much information about the issue as possible. We have to start thinking about starting people’s livelihoods, and it has to be sequenced. The reopening is not just about office, it is also about following social distancing on the way to and coming back from your workplace,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan added : “To really be confident about reopening up of economy, you have to triple up the number of tests which is currently happening in India. You have to have about a million tests, if you want a confidence like the United States,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan added : “Second or third lockdown will be devastating. It does diminish our credibility. We don’t have to aim for 100 per cent success - it is not possible too - we have to manage the reopening,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Rs 65,000 crore to help the poor which is not a lot considering India’s GDP is at Rs 200 lakh crore. It is not much. If this is for poor, to save their lives, it should be done,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 30, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "India in the old way simply doesn't cut it," External link

economictimes Saturday, April 25, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "We see in India that some allegation that this was a Muslim plot. I mean, that kind of behaviour can explode and make much harder for her communities to get together within her country," External link

economictimes Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “We see in India that some allegation that this was a Muslim plot. I mean, that kind of behaviour can explode and make much harder for her communities to get together within her country,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "I think in the west, partly because there hadn't been a direct experience of a serious epidemic, it was taken a little more lightly," External link

bbc Sunday, April 12, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "I think in the west, partly because there hadn't been a direct experience of a serious epidemic, it was taken a little more lightly," External link

yahoo-au Friday, April 10, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : "I think in the west, partly because there hadn't been a direct experience of a serious epidemic, it was taken a little more lightly. This is something happening in faraway lands, it's not going to be serious here," External link

bbc Friday, April 10, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : "The state and centre have to come together to figure out quickly some combination of public and NGO provision, private participation and direct benefit transfers that will allow needy households to see through the next few months," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, April 7, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Hopefully, this otherwise unmitigated tragedy will help us see how weakened we have become as a society, and will focus our politics on the critical economic and healthcare reforms we sorely need," External link

firstpost Monday, April 6, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Hopefully, this otherwise unmitigated tragedy will help us see how weakened we have become as a society, and will focus our politics on the critical economic and healthcare reforms we sorely need," External link

outlookindia Monday, April 6, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : “the right thing to do as a humane nation,” External link

expressindia Monday, April 6, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : “The RBI Act will have to be changed to enable the Reserve Bank to undertake these transactions, and it will have to apply suitable haircuts to these portfolios to minimise its credit risk, but it will be much-needed support to corporate borrowing,” External link

expressindia Monday, April 6, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan wrote : “Hopefully, this otherwise unmitigated tragedy will help us see how weakened we have become as a society, and will focus our politics on the critical economic and healthcare reforms we sorely need,” External link

expressindia Monday, April 6, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Economically speaking, India is faced today with perhaps its greatest emergency since Independence. The global financial crisis in 2008-09 was a massive demand shock, but our workers could still go to work, our firms were coming off years of strong growth, our financial system was largely sound, and our government finances were healthy. None of this is true today as we fight the coronavirus pandemic,” External link

india Monday, April 6, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “If, however, the government insists on driving everything from the Prime Minister’s Office, with the same overworked people, it will do too little, too late,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, April 5, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “The government should also require each of its agencies and public sector units, including at the state level, to pay their bills immediately, so that private firms get valuable liquidity,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, April 5, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Hopefully, this otherwise unmitigated tragedy will help us see how weakened we have become as a society, and will focus our politics on the critical economic and healthcare reforms we sorely need,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, April 5, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The global financial crisis in 2008-09 was a massive demand shock, but our workers could still go to work, our firms were coming off years of strong growth, our financial system was largely sound, and our government finances were healthy. None of this is true today as we fight the coronavirus pandemic," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, April 5, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The global financial crisis in 2008-09 was a massive demand shock, but our workers could still go to work, our firms were coming off years of strong growth, our financial system was largely sound, and our government finances were healthy. None of this is true today as we fight the coronavirus pandemic," External link

news18 Sunday, April 5, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "The lockdown keeps people at home which is not necessarily that pristine isolated place, but can also be a slum where people live together," External link

economictimes Saturday, March 28, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "This is a serious concern because not only does the lockdown keep people from going to work, it keeps them at home which is not necessarily that pristine isolated place, but can also be a slum where people live together," External link

economictimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said ( about Yes Bank ) : “Yes Bank gave enough notice and it was looking for capital for long. There was enough time to make a plan for it. I hope what we have got is the best available (plan), but I don’t want to second guess, because I don’t know the details,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "I hope what we have got is best available (plan), but I don't want to second guess, because I don't know the details," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "I hope what we have got is best available (plan), but I don't want to second guess, because I don't know the details," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Unfortunately the current government, post a massive election win, has focused more on fulfilling its political and social agenda rather than paying attention to economics,” External link

economictimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "It's a sad story, I think most recently, it is politics," External link

business-standard Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Unfortunately, this drift has continued a pace of slowing growth, which was precipitated initially by some actions the government took such as the demonetisation and a poorly rolled out Goods and Services Tax (GST) reform," External link

business-standard Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : “People want to have a sense that there is a limit to the spread of this virus perhaps because of containment measures or because there is hope that some kind of viral solution can be found,” External link

business-standard Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “At this point I would say the best thing that governments can do is to really fight the epidemic rather than worry about stimulus measures that comes later,” External link

business-standard Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “We have moved from extreme confidence in markets to extreme panic, all in the space of one week,” External link

business-standard Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “I think we will see a lot of rethinking on this, coming on the back of the trade disruption, now we have this,” “Globalization in production is going to be hit quite badly” External link

business-standard Friday, February 28, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "It's a sad story, I think most recently, it is politics," External link

economictimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "Unfortunately, this drift has continued a pace of slowing growth, which was precipitated initially by some actions the government took such as the demonetisation and a poorly rolled out Goods and (GST) reform," External link

economictimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “It’s a sad story, I think most recently, it is politics,” External link

financialexpress Friday, February 28, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Unfortunately, this drift has continued a pace of slowing growth, which was precipitated initially by some actions the government took such as the demonetisation and a poorly rolled out Goods and Services Tax (GST) reform,” External link

financialexpress Friday, February 28, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Unfortunately the current government, post a massive election win, has focused more on fulfilling its political and social agenda rather than paying attention to economics,” External link

financialexpress Friday, February 28, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan added : “At this point I would say the best thing that governments can do is to really fight the epidemic rather than worry about stimulus measures that comes later,” External link

india Friday, February 28, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan told : “People want to have a sense that there is a limit to the spread of this virus perhaps because of containment measures or because there is hope that some kind of viral solution can be found,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “At this point I would say the best thing that governments can do is to really fight the epidemic rather than worry about stimulus measures that comes later,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “We have moved from extreme confidence in markets to extreme panic, all in the space of one week,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “I think we will see a lot of rethinking on this, coming on the back of the trade disruption, now we have this,” “Globalization in production is going to be hit quite badly” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Unfortunately the current government, post a massive election win, has focused more on fulfilling its political and social agenda rather than paying attention to economics,” External link

economictimes Friday, February 28, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Unfortunately the current government, post a massive election win, has focused more on fulfilling its political and social agenda rather than paying attention to economics,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 28, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : “Forbearance may be a reasonable but risky regulatory strategy when there is some hope that growth will pick up soon and the system will recover on its own,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Raghuram Rajan warned : “the United States is singularly unprepared for jobless recoveries,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 15, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan said : "While the identities of the attackers remain unclear, what is clear is that many of those attacked were activists, and neither the government-appointed administration nor the police intervened. And this was in a capital city where everyone is usually on high alert," External link

timesofindia Friday, January 10, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan disse : "O capitalismo funciona quando muitas pessoas têm a chance de conseguir resultados razoáveis no mercado" External link

uol Wednesday, March 20, 2019 9:17:00 PM EAT

Raghuram Rajan déclaré : "La Banque de réserve doit maintenir inchangée sa politique sur le taux de prise en pension à ce stade en attendant d'avoir suffisamment de marge pour prendre des mesures de politique. La position de la politique monétaire reste accommodante et continuera à mettre l'accent sur l'offre adéquate de liquidités" External link

french-news Tuesday, August 9, 2016 2:13:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
governor76.66%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
governor of rbi0.09%EN10/10/201710/10/2017
economist2.71%EN10/09/201709/10/2017
renowned economist0.43%EN10/09/201709/10/2017
reserve bank governor3.49%EN09/08/201708/09/2017
former reserve bank governor0.05%EN09/08/201708/09/2017
head0.76%EN09/04/201704/09/2017
predecessor2.49%EN08/31/201731/08/2017
chief6.08%EN08/08/201708/08/2017
gov.0.71%EN01/02/201702/01/2017
former head of india0.19%EN11/19/201619/11/2016
central banker0.33%EN10/18/201618/10/2016
banker0.28%EN10/18/201618/10/2016
young professor0.02%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
ancien économiste0.31%FR08/22/201622/08/2016
chef0.07%FR08/20/201620/08/2016
successor0.21%EN08/18/201618/08/2016
economic bureau reserve bank governor0.02%EN08/04/201604/08/2016
bureau reserve bank governor0.02%EN08/04/201604/08/2016
governor of india0.28%EN07/03/201603/07/2016
head of india0.02%EN06/30/201630/06/2016
reserve bank head0.02%EN06/28/201628/06/2016
arun jaitley and reserve bank governor0.02%EN06/25/201625/06/2016
governador0.02%PT06/24/201624/06/2016
india central bank boss0.05%EN06/20/201620/06/2016
gov0.07%EN06/19/201619/06/2016
governor of reserve bank0.02%EN06/19/201619/06/2016
presidente do rbi0.12%PT06/07/201607/06/2016
gouverneur0.45%FR06/01/201601/06/2016
tech investor0.02%EN06/01/201601/06/2016
Names Lang Count
Raghuram RajanEN68.07%
Raghuram RajanFR8.78%
Raghuram RajanPT8.35%
Raghuram RajanES7.36%
Raghuram RajanEU7.36%
Raghuram RajanSA0.05%
Raghuram RajanAR0.02%


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