Chief Economic Advisor

  • Need to reduce the regulations that govern business: Raghuram Rajan 16-06-2013 09:05 PM

    Chief Economic Advisor Raghuram Rajan admitted that Indian economy suffers due to slow decision making processes in the government. Rajan also incised the Indian economic system for creating barriers to improve the business environment in the country while speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate. Here is the full transcript...
  • Govt's slow decision making process hurting economy: Raghuram Rajan 16-06-2013 07:46 AM

    New Delhi: Chief Economic Advisor Raghuram Rajan has admitted that Indian economy suffers due to slow decision making processes in the government. Rajan also incised the Indian economic system for creating barriers to improve the business environment in the country while speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate. Below is...
  • Finance Ministry to take steps to strengthen rupee at right time 11-06-2013 04:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Finance Ministry on Tuesday said it will take steps to increase foreign investment flows into the country to strengthen rupee and the regulators will act at appropriate time to contain the fall in domestic currency that touched a record low of 58.96 to a dollar. "We will...
  • Food deflation to end in a few weeks: Kaushik Basu 07-01-2012 09:59 PM

    Kolkata: The recent deflation in food prices is expected to continue for the next few weeks, following which a scenario of low inflation in food prices will be witnessed from February, Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu said on Saturday. "The deflation in food prices could continue for a couple of...
  • 'RBI's sharp rate hike unexpected but needed' 26-07-2011 10:27 PM

    New Delhi: Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu on Tuesday said the sharp rise in interest rates by RBI was unexpected, but the difficult decision was needed to rein in inflation which is nearing double digit. He said both the Government as well as RBI are working together to check inflation....