Urjit Patel
Opinion  /  Published 10.04.22

Return to orthodoxy: RBI

The policy wonks on Mint Street have finally turned hawkish. The six-member monetary policy committee of the Reserve Bank of India has signalled a clear shift towards a higher interest rate regime in ...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 10.01.22

New role for Urjit Patel

Former RBI Governor Urjit Patel has been appointed as a vice-president of Beijing-based multilateral funding institution AIIB, sources in the bank said on Sunday. India is a founding member of the As...
By PTI in Beijing

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.20

Different ideas: Two scholarly expositions

Urjit Patel’s virtual dismissal and Viral Acharya’s resignation from the Reserve Bank of India are old news. Its capture by the Delhi government is extreme even by Indian standards; but no...
By Ashok V. Desai

India  /  Published 15.08.20

RBI: low payout shock

The RBI’s reserves consist of two parts: the first is a contingent reserve buffer (CRB) that the Bimal Jalan committee described as “realised equity”, and the second is a notional fu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 30.07.20

Govt has destroyed banks: Congress

The Congress on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of destroying the banking and financial sectors with bad decisions, failing to punish defaulters and curbing the autonomy of the RBI. Ar...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 29.07.20

Rahul query to Modi on major bank defaulters

Rahul Gandhi has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi why he did not want to take an action against bank defaulters, responding to revelations made by former RBI governor Urjit Patel in his book that di...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

People  /  Published 17.11.18

Demonetisation has not worked: Bimal Jalan

Even 15 years after quitting the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), former governor Bimal Jalan lapses into RBI-speak whenever he doesn’t want to say much on an issue.We are in Jalan’s office on the six...
By V. Kumara Swamy

India  /  Published 01.01.19

DeMo was not a jolt: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tried to play down the embarrassment his government suffered over the futility of the demonetisation exercise by claiming that the sudden move to ban high-value curren...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.11.18

Modi stacks RBI board with allies, ahead of meeting

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government turns up the heat on the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor to do its bidding ahead of next year's general election it is getting the central bank’s ...
By Reuters in NewDelhi/Mumbai

India  /  Published 10.11.18

Rajan points to excessive centralisation of power in government

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has expressed concerns about the excessive centralisation of power in political decision-making in the country.“India can’t work from the centre. India works whe...
By Our Bureau and PTI in New Delhi


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