Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo turn up in dhoti, saree to receive Economics Nobel

Abhijit Banerjee and his French-American wife Esther Duflo along with their colleague Michael Kremer received the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.

published on : 11th December 2019

Once critic of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, this BJP MLC member now demands Nobel prize for him

'Nobody can deny the works Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has done for women empowerment in the state,' Bihar MLC member Sachidanand Rai told the media.

published on : 5th December 2019

Odisha to partner Nobel laureates’ J-PAL

The partnership with a prestigious research centre like J-PAL is being done under Odisha Government’s 5T Initiatives which look at transformative action.

published on : 30th October 2019

Bangladesh court asks Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus to surrender

The order came in response to a petition seeking a stay of an arrest warrant for Yunus issued by the labour court last month, when he was abroad.

published on : 28th October 2019

Economics Nobel goes to a cook

Worse, he said economics was a "kind of sideshow" for him. The Nobel Prize for a sideshow?

published on : 27th October 2019

'He's watching you guys': Abhijit Banerjee warns media after Modi greets him with a joke!

Banerjee said that the Prime Minister spoke on governance and bureaucracy and explained how his government is trying to reform the bureaucracy taking into account the views of the people.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Abhijit Banerjee meets Modi, urges him to reduce govt stake in banks to below 50%

His statement came shortly after a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi which was described as “healthy and extensive.

published on : 22nd October 2019

BJP accuses Abhijit Banerjee, Amartya Sen of using Nobel for political interest

Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee has said he only provided information and his role was not to make NYAY.

published on : 20th October 2019

Hopeful Abhijit Banerjee will give suggestions to overcome economic crisis: Dilip Ghosh

Distancing himself from the unpleasant remarks made against Banerjee by some BJP leaders, Ghosh said people may have divergent views about the acclaimed economist.

published on : 20th October 2019

Of Abhijit falling for Audrey Hepburn and direct cash transfers

Excerpts from Nobel Prize winners Abhijit Banerjee's and Esther Duflo's newest book 'Good Economics for Hard Times'.

published on : 20th October 2019

Union minister Piyush Goyal calls Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee Left-leaning

Banerjee supported 'Nyay' (poverty alleviation scheme of Congress) and people of India rejected his ideology, the BJP leader said

published on : 18th October 2019

Mamata Banerjee commits faux pas, repeatedly calls Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee as 'Abhishek Babu'

Abhishek (Banerjee) is the name of Mamata Banerjee's nephew and Trinamool Congress MP, while 'Babu' is an honorific.

published on : 16th October 2019

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee a philanthropist too, supports 2 poor school students

The scholarship titled 'Kabir Memorial Scholarship' is awarded to children who are meritorious but lack economic means to pursue education.

published on : 16th October 2019

The Abhijit Banerjee I know: Innovative, enlightening and a great believer in the poor

One of the many people who has played a part in the Nobel laureate couple's pioneering work to make the world a better place for the under-privileged is Jyoti Prasad Mukhopadhyay.

published on : 16th October 2019

Chinese netizens ask why not Nobel prize for China for poverty alleviation?

The #NobelEconomicsPrize was viewed more than 25 million times on China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo platform akin to Twitter.

published on : 16th October 2019
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