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Nobel Prize For Economics
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

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Very, very happy for Abhijit Banerjee: Amartya Sen

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Monday said he was “very, very happy and delighted” that Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee had won the Nobel in economics. Sen had won the same award in 1998 for his contribut...
By PTI 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

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

Culture  /  Published 12.12.19

Stockholm Diary: Rihanna’s date, tails for men, saris for us

Stockholm feels empty — the airport is out of an interiors magazine and as unpeopled as a photo shoot. The airport train isn’t heaving with passengers and suitcases. Where is everyone I say to my...
By Chiki Sarkar in Stockholm

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.19

India Inc must nurture world-class education

The awarding of the Nobel Prize to three poverty researchers has made waves in India, largely because Abhijit V. Banerjee happens to be of Indian origin. Esther Duflo — one of the most riveting spea...
By Ashok V. Desai in

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.19

Dilip Ghosh lauds Abhijit Banerjee as a ‘big personality’

Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has steered clear of the line of severe criticism that many in his party’s national and state leadership have adopted against Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, calling the e...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

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 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


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