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We moved the needle forward a bit everyday, says RBI Guv

Rajan said he did not want to offer suggestions to his successor

Anup Roy  |  Mumbai 

Outgoing Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan probably intended to keep the post-policy discussions focused on the day’s main event but media representatives had their own ideas and nobody was willing to leave this last chance to get some bits from him about his unexpected departure from the central bank.

The usually freewheeling Rajan, however, kept the pitch subdued by chastising the media for dragging family members into the public domain. The RBI governor was upset that a reporter contacted his parents after Rajan’s resignation in mid-June. “I ...

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First Published: Wed, August 10 2016. 00:38 IST