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Shaktikanta Das,Narendra Modi,Modi,RBI 90 years

PM Narendra Modi being presented a memento by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das during a ceremony marking 90 years of the Reserve Bank of India, in Mumbai, Monday, April 1, 2024. (Photo: PTI)

Kanika Datta

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As the Reserve Bank of India turns 90, it is possible to say that it has done reasonably well in terms of macro-economic management and in the adoption of technology, making India a world leader in payment solutions. But looking ahead, the key challenge lies in RBI’s ability to formally function as an independent central bank. To make it more effective, the government should consider necessary legal changes to empower it in banking regulation and to run low fiscal deficit to avoid risk of potential fiscal dominance of monetary policy, the top edit suggests. Read it here

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The second edit highlights the questionable timing of enforcement action against opposition leaders. Read it here

Daniel Moss explains why the dollar is overpowering challengers despite predictions of a tough year. Read it here

Prosenjit Datta explains the looming threat from microplastics. Read it here

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First Published: Apr 02 2024 | 6:30 AM IST

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