T T Ram Mohan

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How India can return to higher growth rate

How India can return to higher growth rate

Rediff.com28 Jan 2020

'The slide in growth has arisen primarily because we have an NBFC crisis on top of a banking crisis,' points out T T Ram Mohan.

Why political class is betting on welfare spending

Why political class is betting on welfare spending

Rediff.com18 Feb 2019

There appears to be a growing perception among the political class that faster growth will not create jobs fast enough and, therefore, welfare spending needs to be drastically increased, says T T Ram Mohan.

Why privatising PSBs is not feasible

Why privatising PSBs is not feasible

Rediff.com28 Apr 2018

India has a long way to go before it develops a culture of professional boards accountable to institutional investors. There is, therefore, no realistic alternative to reforming and strengthening PSBs under government ownership, says T T Ram Mohan.

2 key reasons why India's banking system is in a mess

2 key reasons why India's banking system is in a mess

Rediff.com30 Mar 2018

In the atmosphere created by the reaction to the PNB fraud and RBI's resolution framework, "don't lend, don't resolve" is bound to become the bankers' new mantra, says T T Ram Mohan.

Why all Budget numbers must be suspect

Why all Budget numbers must be suspect

Rediff.com25 Jan 2018

For 2017-18 and 2018-19, investors are better off focusing on the quality of measures announced in the Budget and outside it rather than on the Budget numbers themselves, says T T Ram Mohan.

Why not a 'Bad Bank'?

Why not a 'Bad Bank'?

Rediff.com23 Mar 2017

'Let's walk on two legs: Facilitate better resolution under the present system and set up PARA as well by transferring loans amounting to, say, Rs 1 lakh crore.'

Verdict on the RBI: Not guilty

Verdict on the RBI: Not guilty

Rediff.com9 Feb 2017

'The critics are getting carried away.' 'The challenge for the RBI is not any erosion of autonomy caused by demonetisation.' 'It's the whole attempt to reduce the RBI's stature and role that has been under way,' says T T Ram Mohan.

A tragedy called President Trump? Not quite

A tragedy called President Trump? Not quite

Rediff.com7 Dec 2016

Protectionism and a rollback of regulation. Defusion of tensions with Russia and a lowering of geo-political risks. Looser fiscal policy and tighter monetary policy. At least Donald Trump can't be faulted for not trying something different where existing policies have disappointed, says T T Ram Mohan.