Jean Dreze
India  /  Published 06.07.21

Academics call out state 'cruelty'

Ganguly said Fr Stan fought for the idea of an inclusive and just India.“He died declared an anti-national under the draconian (anti-terror law) UAPA. Not just that despite his age and ill healt...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 23.06.21

Advisory panel gets free hand in Tamil Nadu

The high-powered economic advisory council to Tamil Nadu chief minister M.K. Stalin have been given the freedom to pick up issues and submit their suggestions to the chief minister. “It is diff...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.06.21

Tamil Nadu govt economic council inducts talent

By M.R. Venkatesh, Animesh Bisoee, Our business bureau in Chennai

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.01.21

Jharkhand pension void

Over 10 lakh senior citizens in Jharkhand are allegedly not receiving their social security pensions for the last six months and facing hardship amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to economist and ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 05.04.19

Is it the EC that is confused, or the people?

Confusion is a useful tool before election time. But is it the Election Commission that is confused, or do the people have the institution’s purpose all wrong? The EC was once perceived to be the ne...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 30.03.19

‘Arbitrary powers stifling rights’

Economist Jean Dreze, who was detained along with two activists on Thursday in BJP-ruled Jharkhand for trying to address a meeting on food security, has explained the possible reasons behind the polic...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi

India  /  Published 08.08.19

Jean Dreze contests Amit Shah with Gujarat data

Economist Jean Dreze held up a placard at a protest rally here on Wednesday, displaying stats to contest home minister Amit Shah’s claim that Jammu and Kashmir was less developed than the rest of In...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.03.19

Jean Drèze questioned, then released, by police in Jharkhand

Development economist and activist Jean Drèze was detained by Jharkhand police on Thursday, questioned and released when he was in the state holding a public meeting on right to food. He was pic...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.03.19

Economists appeal to restore integrity to statistics

Scores of economists and social scientists from across the world have spoken out against a tendency to suppress uncomfortable data in India, seeking to restore access and integrity to public statistic...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.03.20

Alert on twin crises of Covid-19 for Jharkhand

The Covid-19 pandemic and consequent lockdowns signal a double crisis — of public health as well as joblessness and hunger — for Jharkhand, activists warned on Saturday.The Right to Food Campaign ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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