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Abhijit Banerjee
India  /  Published 15.10.19

Modi's tweeting delay stands out

Four hours, that is how long it took the Prime Minister to tweet his congratulations to an Indian who has won the Nobel Prize, the highest honour in the world, for economics. The delay stood out in th...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.10.19

Told the news, he went back to sleep

When Nobelprize.org rang up Esther Duflo to congratulate her today, she told the interviewer that Abhijit Banerjee, her husband with whom she will share the prize, went back to bed after hearing they ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.20

Guv leaves CU convocation following protest

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was on Tuesday prevented by a section of students from attending the Calcutta University's annual convocation at Nazrul Mancha here, following which he left the p...
By PTI in Kolkata

India  /  Published 26.01.20

India needs a better Opposition: Abhijit Banerjee

India needs a better Opposition which is the heart of any democracy and the ruling party should embrace that to keep it under check, noted economist and Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said in Jaipur ...
By PTI in Jaipur

India  /  Published 19.11.19

RS proceedings adjourned till 2 pm

Rajya Sabha proceedings on Tuesday were adjourned till 2 pm after the Opposition created an uproar over the alleged police action on protesting JNU students in the national capital and detention of po...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.19

We need more dissent, says Romila Thapar

The historian, Romila Thapar, made some sharp observations on MK Gandhi’s relevance to modern times at an academic gathering at Cambridge University last week. She acknowledged that people today can...
By Amit Roy in

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Abhijit is never too tired for adda with friends

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee was exhausted when he reached home on Tuesday night but not too exhausted to catch up with friends.“Chole aye (come over),” he told some of his friends and they spend clo...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Abhijit’s wish list for next trip

Visiting villages in South 24-Parganas for his new research project, going to College Street boi para and the neighbourhood of their old house on Mahanirban Road are some of the things Abhijit Vinayak...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.19

Calcutta welcomes home Nobel son

Multi-storey Saptaparni did not complain when the lift was stopped on the eighth floor and residents were told to walk up the remaining floors.Their neighbour at 86F is now a celebrity after all.Many ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 22.10.19

We need to save coral reefs

Sir — The coral reefs in the Gulf of Mannar off the coast of Tamil Nadu and Palk Bay had suffered heavy damage by bleaching earlier this year. Surprisingly, however, many of these have sprung back t...
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