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Abhijit Banerjee


Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee has fun filled ‘adda’ over coconut crusted prawns

November 27, 2021 4:04 pm

The economist let his guard down during the interaction and even shared tid-bits of his childhood memories

Did you know that Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee is also an amazing chef?

November 12, 2021 4:47 pm

Check out the pictures in which he was clicked whipping some mouthwatering recipes

Third wave could further drop GDP forecast, Centre should be spending more: Abhijit Banerjee

August 06, 2021 5:47 am

Banerjee told mediapersons after holding a meeting of the West Bengal government's Global Advisory Board (GAB), at the state secretariat, Nabanna.

Centre should be more into free-spending policies than balancing deficit, budget: Abhijit Banerjee

August 05, 2021 5:34 pm

Banerjee said that boosting the state’s economy is directly related to the revival of the country's economy as it is under stress due to the ongoing pandemic situation.

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee trashes theory of limited govt intervention to uplift poor

April 11, 2021 8:01 pm

Addressing the 20th foundation day of Bandhan Bank, the non-profit-turned-MFI-turned-small finance bank, on Sunday, Banerjee said there is no data and no empirical evidence anywhere to establish the ideology that getting freebies or getting free assets make the poor people lazy.

Planning Commission like body to be formed in Bengal to honour Netaji: Mamata

January 04, 2021 9:05 pm

The Planning Commission, a government institution which formulated India's Five-Year Plans besides performing other functions, was set up in March 1950. The Narendra Modi government disbanded it in 2014 and formed Niti Aayog.

BJP targeting educationists, trying to break universities: Mamata again defends Amartya Sen

December 28, 2020 11:39 pm

Claiming that 'attempts were being made to break the backbone and pride of Bengal', the chief minister denied she or her party had labelled people from other states as outsiders.

Restricting banking to Indian ownership a mistake: Abhijit Banerjee

December 10, 2020 8:56 am

Speaking During a webinar at the TiE Global Summit, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said nobody other than foreign capitalists would have the kind of fund depth to write down the debt of the Indian banking system.

Economist Abhijit Banerjee supports giving money to Durga puja committees by Bengal govt

October 21, 2020 1:37 pm

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced on September 24 the Rs 50,000 grant for each of the 36,946 community Durga Puja committees in the state in COVID-19 time. It has attracted criticism from several quarters and was also challenged in the Calcutta High Court.

India among worst performing economies in world; stimulus inadequate: Abhijit Banerjee

September 29, 2020 10:34 pm

Speaking at a virtual event, Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee said the country's economic growth was slowing down even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.