R Jagannathan

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Why it's too early to write off payments banks

Why it's too early to write off payments banks

Rediff.com15 Jan 2019

While payments banks surely lose money, their operating ratios were looking better in 2017-18 compared to the year before. This implies that as customer volumes start picking up, the business models may perk up too, says R Jagannathan.

How RBI's reserves can boost the economy

How RBI's reserves can boost the economy

Rediff.com28 Dec 2018

The use of RBI capital to strengthen public sector banks will have many positive implications for the economy -- and a few manageable downsides, points out R Jagannathan.

Politicians will find it tougher to retain voters's allegiance

Politicians will find it tougher to retain voters's allegiance

Rediff.com21 Dec 2018

'This may be good news for Rahul Gandhi, for no matter how Modi performs, there will always be some degree of dissatisfaction with his performance among large sections of voters,' says R Jagannathan.

2G verdict is a big win for crony socialism

2G verdict is a big win for crony socialism

Rediff.com27 Dec 2017

The judgment in the 2G case is a huge, huge, indictment of the criminal investigation and justice system, says R Jagannathan.

Masters of the electoral game

Masters of the electoral game

Rediff.com19 Dec 2017

The narrow win in Gujarat can be contributed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his no-holds-barred approach and party president Amit Shah who plays to win and knows that there are rules to be followed when suited and broken when needed.

What Verdict 2017 says about 2019

What Verdict 2017 says about 2019

Rediff.com12 Mar 2017

BJP's overwhelming win in UP shows that 2014 was no fluke, says R Jagannathan.