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Raja

 

a princely title in India. It is the most common title for a chief in the Vedas and for a ruler in such ancient treatises as the dharmashastras and Arthashastra. During the period of Muslim rule, a raja was a landowning feudal lord of Hindu religion. In colonial India, “raja” was an honorary title, together with rao, rawat, rana, and talukdar, of certain large landowners.

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Rajan is currently the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at Chicago Booth School of Business.
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The court noted that Rajan had twice got passports issued in the name of Mohan Kumar on false and fabricated documents -- first from RTO, Bangalore and then from consulate general of India, Sydney, Australia.
Rajan had already made his presence felt at RBI and on the financial reforms front within those two years.
Rajan "brought in a refreshing approach in terms of voicing his opinion on a range of public issues."
In order to make her case, Rajan draws upon a wide range of materials from all three discourses, liberally sampling texts of political economy from Smith to Jevons and Walras; anthropology from Tylor and Frazer through Durkheim; and literary works by Dickens, Eliot, Trollope, and Kipling.
Raghuram Rajan, the acclaimed governor of the Reserve Bank of India, has said he will not seek re-appointment and step down after his term ends in September.