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Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee
West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.19

Joanne Harris to inaugurate KLM 2020

The one event that ushers in the New Year for Calcutta with much aplomb is The Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet in association with Victoria Memorial Hall and The Telegraph. This New Year will be no d...
By Shrestha Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.19

Presidency University votes for 3D wall to honour Amartya Sen & Abhijit Banerjee

Presidency University had internally debated a fortnight ago whether a 202-year-old institution should do something special to honour two former students, an official said. Those who said “no” wer...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Calcutta constable with Nobel connection

A police constable, who shadowed Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee from the time he stepped into Calcutta to the moment he was hurried into the airport, was someone familiar with the madness...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Durga Ma prescribes warm water for Abhijit's sore throat

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee’s first visitor of the day was Durga Ma, the now-octogenarian caregiver who lived with the Banerjees for 40 years when they lived on Mahanirban Road.Durga Mondal reached Ban...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.10.19

Lower government equity in banks: Banerjee

Nobel laureate economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee on Tuesday said the government should lower its equity in public-sector banks as part of the efforts required to remove a “fear psychosis” that ha...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 15.10.19

On data plea, they were signatories

On March 14, this year, scores of economists and social scientists from across the world spoke out against a tendency to suppress uncomfortable data in India, seeking to restore access and integrity t...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Nobel touch: Healthcare training in Bengal

Economics Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee had played a key role in gauging the social impact of training informal healthcare providers, which encouraged the Mamata Banerjee government to s...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Economics and sport leave Mamata ‘overjoyed’

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday reacted with jubilation over the two developments that brought cheer to people from Bengal all over the world, taking to the social media to congratulate Abhij...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.19

Adda with friends is a must: Bappa Sen

When in Calcutta, one meeting is a must for Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee — adda with friends.The reunion usually happens in the Nobel laureate’s eighth-floor apartment at Saptaparni on Ballygunge Circ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

Abhijit likes cinema, music, cooking & walking: Mother

“When he is here, his friends and lots of other people come over. He is a very good cook. He likes cooking, eating and feeding people. So he always has guests around and he is cooking for them,” N...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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