Former RBI governor to lead India

Manmohan Singh, a former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, is set to become India's next prime minister after Sonia Gandhi's decision to turn down the job. Mr Singh was in charge of the RBI from September 82 to January 85.

An article on Mr Singh's time at the Reserve Bank of India, published by The Economic Times, said that "if you ask how autonomous he was as the central bank governor, I would say that while he went with the broad political stance, he never hesitated in exerting his inde