West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.19

Nobel Laureate bats for ‘humane fairness’

Economist Amartya Sen attended the golden jubilee celebration of Bengali little magazine Samatat at the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre auditorium on Sunday.His arrival was publicised weeks in advance t...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 25.01.07

Teachers do not die - Dipak Banerjee (1930-2007)

By Tapas Majumdar in

Business  /  Published 05.03.20

Coronavirus: $50 billion likely wiped off global exports in Feb

UN economists announced a likely USD 50 billion drop in the worldwide manufacturing exports in February alone as the extent of the damage to the global economy caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-1...
By PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 10.05.19

Centre's data bungle: What researchers think

Economists and investors are increasingly showing that they have little or no confidence in India’s official economic data, presenting whoever is elected as the next Prime Minister with an immediate...
By Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Banerjee: Focus on weakest pupil

To Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, the poor levels of learning that Indian schoolchildren exhibit owes primarily to the teachers’ focus on somehow “completing” the syllabus rather than ensuring that e...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

World  /  Published 29.06.19

Indian economist in Britain to find out connection between biodiversity and economy

The distinguished Cambridge economist, Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta, 76, has been asked by the British chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, to “launch a comprehensive global review of the l...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 24.01.20

Veneer off on world stage

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a bad day on the global stage with an ace investor and a leading business magazine separately calling out his government as a threat to the open society and to the sur...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 13.04.19

Meghnad hails May’s Jallianwala speech

Labour peer and economist Meghnad Desai, who unveiled a dramatic painting depicting the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, has said that Theresa May’s statement on the atrocity “whilst not a full apology ...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 28.01.20

Unfree in India

By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 13.10.19

India a fast-growing economy, says top expert

India has been hit relatively hard by the recent global slowdown, resulting in its projected growth dropping to 6.0 per cent in 2019, but it's still a fast-growing economy with a lot of potential, a t...
By PTI in Washington, D.C.


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