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RTI confirms Rajan sent PM Modi list of bank defaulters in February 2015

Asked what action was taken after receiving Rajan's list of NPA defaulters suspected of fraud, the PMO replied that this information does not fall within the scope of RTI

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Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan

Dheeraj Mishra | The Wire New Delhi
Information disclosed in response to an RTI request made by The Wire has confirmed that former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan indeed notified Narendra Modi of the need to probe key defaulters as early as eight months into his prime ministerial tenure – advice that the government failed to act upon.
The Wire had filed an RTI application with the Prime Minister’s Office, the Finance Ministry and the RBI seeking information related to the claim Rajan had made in his note to a parliamentary committee that he had handed over a “a list of high profile

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First Published: Oct 31 2018 | 9:21 AM IST

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