Abhijit Banerjee

'It is a dark period...': Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar says that he is 'shaken up' after being gheraoed by students

'It is a dark period...': Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar says that he is 'shaken up' after being gheraoed by students

He was gheraoed at the Calcutta University convocation where he was supposed to to confer Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee with a honorary...Read More

No fear of Muslim takeover in India: Abhijit Banerjee

No fear of Muslim takeover in India: Abhijit Banerjee

Kolkata: The talk from the “fringes of the ruling party” about the demographics of the Muslim population is just a way to ‘demonise’ a co...Read More

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar gheraoed by Calcutta University students protesting against CAA-NRC

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar gheraoed by Calcutta University students protesting against CAA-NRC

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was at Gandhi Murti in another part of the city with artists to protest against CAA, NRC and NPR.

ZEE JLF 2020: India needs better opposition, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

ZEE JLF 2020: India needs better opposition, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Jaipur: India needs a better opposition which is the heart of any democracy and the ruling party should embrace that to keep it under che...Read More

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: The IPL of book fests kicks off

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: The IPL of book fests kicks off

The very first thing that strikes any visitor – no matter how many times he has attended in the past – is the plethora of colours

Missing budget deficit target is not a big deal: Abhijit Banerjee

Missing budget deficit target is not a big deal: Abhijit Banerjee

Fiscal deficit has been breached by a huge margin already. In that sense, I do not think that it is a big deal to breach it more. I would...Read More

'Government needs to actually establish the truth of what happened': Abhijit Banerjee on JNU violence

'Government needs to actually establish the truth of what happened': Abhijit Banerjee on JNU violence

On Monday, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee has said that the government should "establish the truth of what happened" at Jawaharlal Nehru...Read More

War on poverty akin to battle against cancer: Nobel laureates

War on poverty akin to battle against cancer: Nobel laureates

Stockholm: The war on poverty can not be won in one major battle, but in a series of small triumphs. This was the firm belief of Abhijit ...Read More

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo keep it desi in 'dhoti' and 'saree' while receiving Nobel Prize

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo keep it desi in 'dhoti' and 'saree' while receiving Nobel Prize

While Abhijit wore a bandhgala jacket and dhoti, his wife Esther, opted for a two-toned saree

Abhijit Banerjee to relive Presidency days in January

Abhijit Banerjee to relive Presidency days in January

Kolkata: It would be Yesterday Once More for Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee in January when he returns to his alma mater Pre...Read More

Dilute stake in banks below 50%: Abhijit Banerjee’s solution to end paralyses in banking sector

Dilute stake in banks below 50%: Abhijit Banerjee’s solution to end paralyses in banking sector

New Delhi: Describing the current crisis in the country as frightening, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday did not mince words wh...Read More

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee reaches hometown to rousing welcome

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee reaches hometown to rousing welcome

He was received by Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim and several senior ministers of the state government.

Banking Crisis: After meeting Modi, Abhijit Banerjee pulls no punches, bats for aggressive changes

Banking Crisis: After meeting Modi, Abhijit Banerjee pulls no punches, bats for aggressive changes

New Delhi: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday flagged concerns about banking crisis in India and called for aggressive changes to...Read More

Watch: Abhijit Banerjee reveals that PM Modi cracked a hilarious joke about the media

Watch: Abhijit Banerjee reveals that PM Modi cracked a hilarious joke about the media

On Tuesday, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee met PM Modi. Banerjee's Nobel had been derided by some members of the ruling dispensation inc...Read More

‘Higher business taxes can fund welfare schemes’

‘Higher business taxes can fund welfare schemes’

“Taxes are paid by three percent of the population. If you want to leave move money in the hands of poor people, you cannot do it through...Read More

Shared stand with FM on some issues in JNU: Abhijit Banerjee

Shared stand with FM on some issues in JNU: Abhijit Banerjee

Speaking in a television interview, he said that it was not as if the two had deep disagreements.

Rahul Gandhi slams Piyush Goyal for remark on Banerjee, says he's a 'bigot' who has 'no idea what a professional is'

Rahul Gandhi slams Piyush Goyal for remark on Banerjee, says he's a 'bigot' who has 'no idea what a professional is'

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday hit out at Union minister Piyush Goyal for his remarks that Nobel laureate Abhijit Bane...Read More

Improve economy, don’t run a comedy circus: Priyanka Gandhi

Improve economy, don’t run a comedy circus: Priyanka Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday hit out at Union Minister Piyush Goyal for his remarks on Nobel laureate Abh...Read More

Piyush Goyal congratulates Abhijit for Nobel, then takes a jab

Piyush Goyal congratulates Abhijit for Nobel, then takes a jab

The Union Minister's jibe came after Banerjee won the coveted award on Monday along with his French-American wife Esther Duflo

'Abhishek Babu': Mamata Banerjee commits gaffe on Nobel laureate's name

'Abhishek Babu': Mamata Banerjee commits gaffe on Nobel laureate's name

Kolkata (West Bengal): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday made a gaffe by repeatedly talking about Nobel Prize laure...Read More

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