November 05, 2022 6:31 am
Banerjee said that although India has a population 20 times that of the UK, the UK has 656 seats in its Parliament compared to 543 in India. He argued that the vast size makes it difficult for all voters to access information about their legislators.
February 10, 2022 3:56 am
Nobel laureate economist Professor Abhijit Banerjee said that the findings of the report should serve as a reminder that as schools reopen, teaching should be focused primarily on the existing learning abilities of children rather than grade-level curriculum.
December 23, 2021 11:42 am
Find out as economist Abhijit Banerjee, who recently released his cookbook, Cooking to Save Your Life, does a rapid-fire on all things food
November 27, 2021 4:04 pm
The economist let his guard down during the interaction and even shared tid-bits of his childhood memories
November 12, 2021 4:47 pm
Check out the pictures in which he was clicked whipping some mouthwatering recipes
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 02, 2015 10:07 am