C. rangarajan

Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint<br />

Sizing up the post-1991 RBI governors

1 min read . 05 Sep 2016
Urjit Patel is taking over at a time when the markets are a lot more calm than they were when Rajan moved to the corner office at RBI’s headquarters in Mumbai’s Fort area. Photo: PTI

Urjit Patel: The Insider

11 min read . 26 Aug 2016
The team of economists who designed the 1991 reforms programme did a stellar job. But even they will agree that nothing would have been possible without the political cover provided to them by the prime minister of the day—PV Narasimha Rao. Photo: HT<br />

The New Delhi consensus

4 min read . 22 Jun 2016
A file photo of S.S. Tarapore. Photo: India Today<br />

Crusader for central bank autonomy

4 min read . 05 Feb 2016
Then finance minister Manmohan Singh.<br />
It isn’t enough to boast that India is the world’s biggest democracy. That is a tragic, and obsolete, conceit. We also need to be a good democracy, an effective democracy, an accountable, 360-degree democracy that looks beyond institutionalized waving of flags as broad spectrum antibiotic. Only that can bring freedom from troubled midnights. Photo: AFP<br />

Beyond the waving of flags

3 min read . 15 Aug 2014