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Urjit Patel

It Wasn't A Jhatka, Had Warned People A Year Earlier": PM On Notes Ban

Jan 01, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

On 8 November 2016, the Government of India announced the demonetisation of all Rs 500 and Rs 1000 banknotes of the Mahatma Gandhi Series.

Govt Never Asked For Urjit Patel's Resignation As RBI Governor: Arun Jaitley

Dec 18, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

After Patel's resignation, the government appointed former bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das as the Governor of RBI.

Pray He Doesn't Make RBI A History: BJP Member Takes Dig At New RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

Jay Narayan Vyas, a former member of Narendra Modi's cabinet when he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat, sent out a tweet on Wednesday morning referring to the new Governors educational qualifications saying: "pray he (Das) doesn't make RBI also a history".

RBI has Good Reputation, Functional Autonomy In Decision Making Sacred: Arvind Subramanian

Dec 12, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Progress on the steps taken by Governor Shaktikanta Das' predecessor Urjit Patel to restore financial system integrity will be a key thing to assess any damage to the institution.

Sensex Opens On Positive Note After New RBI Governor's Appointment

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of BSE on Wednesday opened on a positive note during the morning session of the trade at 35,277.84 points and touched a high of 35,329.37 points.

11 December, 2018

Sensex Climbs 190.29 Points As Investors Look Beyond Patel Exit, Poll Outcome

Outlook Web Bureau

The Sensex had plunged 714 points Monday in its worst session in two months on pre-poll jitters.

11 December, 2018

RBI Not Dependent On Any One Particular Individual: NITI Aayog VC On Patel's Resignation

Outlook Web Bureau

Kumar further said although Patel has done an amazing work in the last two years as the RBI Governor, the functioning of the central bank is not dependent on any particular individual.

11 December, 2018

Rupee Crashes 53 Paise After Urjit Patel's Unexpected Resignation

Outlook Web Bureau

Analysts said the RBI governor's surprise resignation and the ruling BJP's loss in state elections unnerved forex traders.

11 December, 2018

Sensex Opens 500 Points Down After RBI Governor Urjit Patel's Unexpected Resignation

Outlook Web Bureau

The key stock exchanges had a gap-down opening on Tuesday with the BSE Sensex losing over 500 points after the surprise resignation of RBI Governor Urjit Patel.

11 December, 2018

RBI Governor Urjit Patel's Resignation 'Severe Blow' To Economy: Manmohan Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

Patel, who had a run in with the government over autonomy of the central bank, resigned from his job earlier on Monday, citing personal reasons.

10 December, 2018

All Indians Should Be Concerned: Raghuram Rajan On Urjit Patel's Resignation As RBI Governor

Outlook Web Bureau

Patel resigned from his post on Monday with immediate effect, citing "personal reasons", setting of a major crisis in India's politico-economic sphere.

10 December, 2018

Assault On Institutions Like RBI Must Be Stopped: Rahul Gandhi

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Gandhi's remarks came after top leaders of over a dozen opposition parties met in Delhi as part of attempts to forge a front to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

10 December, 2018

Urjit Patel’s Resignation Raises Questions About RBI’s Autonomy

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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Urjit Patel has stepped down from his post.

10 December, 2018

Urjit Patel Resigns As RBI Governor Citing Personal Reasons

Outlook Web Bureau

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Urjit Patel has stepped down from his post.

19 November, 2018

Amidst Rift With Centre, Crucial RBI Board Meeting Begins

Outlook Web Bureau

Patel is unlikely to yield under pressure and will rather mount a strong defence of the central bank's policies regarding stringent NPA recognition norms as well as measures taken to ease credit supply to MSMEs.

13 November, 2018

RBI Governor Urjit Patel Met PM Modi On Nov 9 To Resolve Issues: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The meetings came amid a face-off between the central bank and the finance ministry over issues ranging from appropriate size of reserves that RBI must maintain to ease of lending norms to step up growth in an election year.

06 November, 2018

PM Modi Wants RBI To Transfer A Surplus Of Rs 3.6 Lakh Crore, Says Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Rahul Gandhi also urged Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel to "stand up" to the prime minister and "protect the nation".

04 November, 2018

CIC Issues Show-Cause Notice To RBI Guv For Not Disclosing Names Of Big Loan Defaulters Under RTI

Outlook Web Bureau

The CIC has asked RBI governor Urjit Patel to explain why a maximum penalty be not imposed on him for "dishonouring" the SC verdict in this regard

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates National Institute of Biotic Stress Management in Raipur, via video conferencing in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the 17th Formation Day celebrations of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in New Delhi.

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EAM Dr. S. Jaishankar meets Bangladeshi MoS for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam at the independence day celebrations in Mexico City.

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EAM Dr. S. Jaishankar meets Belize Prime Minister John Briceno and Foreign Minister Eamon Courtenay. Appreciated their warm words on our vaccine maitri.

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A Turkmenistan army soldier with a shepherd dog Alabay rides a pickup during a military parade celebrating the country's 30th independence anniversary in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. The pomp-filled parade took place in...

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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

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Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

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