STRAIGHT SHOOTER

India Today - - 17 GLOBAL INDIAN -

Be­cause be it de­mon­eti­sa­tion (“One can­not say it has been an eco­nomic suc­cess”) or the BJP govern­ment’s over­seas debt plan (“Would the foreign tail wag the do­mes­tic dog?”), he al­ways says it like he sees it

Be­cause his in­au­gu­ral ad­dress as the Re­serve Bank of In­dia’s gov­er­nor ended with a Ki­pling quote that now proves his clair­voy­ance—“If you can trust your­self when all men doubt you/ But make al­lowance for their doubt­ing too”

Be­cause his Fault Lines (2010) won the FT-Goldman Sachs Book of the Year, and his Third Pil­lar (2019) made ar­gu­ments that made glob­al­i­sa­tion seem cool again

LES­SON LEARNT

When he heard mur­murs of him be­com­ing Bank of Eng­land’s next chief, Ra­jan clar­i­fied to the BBC this July that he didn’t want to burn his fin­gers, at least not yet

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from India

© PressReader. All rights reserved.