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Abhijit Banerjee
Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

What are Nobel winners really like?

“He’ll win the Nobel Prize,” said academic Pratap Bhanu Mehta to me. “She’ll win the Nobel Prize,” echoed Infosys founder Nandan Nilekani. It was 2010. Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’...
By Chiki Sarkar in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.01.20

Abhijit flags extortion fear

India’s proposed new citizenship regime could engender “frightening” power structures that might make some people across communities vulnerable to the threat of extortion, economics Nobel laurea...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.11.19

Litterateur Nabaneeta Dev Sen dead

Eminent litterateur Nabaneeta Dev Sen died in her South Calcutta home late on Thursday after a protracted illness. She was 81 years and is survived by two daughters — writer Antara and actor Nandana...
By PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.10.19

Why Bengalis win Nobels

So you are saying that after Professor Sen and you, Bengal’s chances of getting another Nobel are somewhat slim.AB: It’s like many other cities in India but probably less than in Delhi because I t...
By Aveek Sarkar and Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Far from the madding crowd, not quite

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee was mobbed even at the airport, from where he flew out early on Thursday, and finally took refuge in a lounge with restricted access.The Nobel laureate had to almost run to av...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.10.19

Abhijit app for better rural health diagnosis

Indian doctors collaborating with Nobel laureate economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee have set out to determine whether a decision support system parked in a mobile app could help unqualified rural heal...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Book, Bijoya treat & boyhood tales

“Ki jeno ekta prize peli re tui (what’s that prize you got)?”, reads the inscription on a book that Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee received as a gift during his visit to Nabaneeta Dev S...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.10.19

Modi watching you, so stop: Banerjee

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, who met Narendra Modi today, said that the Prime Minister told him that the media would try to 'trap' the economist into saying 'anti-Modi' things. The economics ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.10.19

Goyal calls Abhijit Banerjee Left-leaning

Union minister Piyush Goyal on Friday dubbed Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, who won the 2019 Nobel for Economics, as Left-leaning.'I congratulate Abhijit Banerjee for winning the Nobel prize. You a...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Pune

India  /  Published 16.10.19

Nobel? No, BJP seeks Ratna for its Vinayak

If the Economics Nobel for Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee has ruined the sleep of the self-styled Hindutva brigade, swift salvation has sprung up in Maharashtra. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar will be proposed fo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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