Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicAbhijit Banerjee

Topic: Abhijit Banerjee

Indians face ‘extreme pain’, economy still below 2019 levels: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Banerjee was virtually addressing students of the Ahmedabad University in Gujarat Saturday night from the US during the varsity's 11th annual convocation.

Many say they can’t cook to save their lives. I don’t believe them: Abhijit Banerjee

In ‘Cooking To Save Your Life’, Nobel Prize-winning economist Abhijit Banerjee writes that it’s a lot safer to trust a cookbook than your instincts.

Welfare system needs redesigning to combat pandemics: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Addressing a virtual seminar, Abhijit Banerjee focused on the economic aspect of the country’s health situation, welfare and healthcare systems.

India Today talks to Panagariya & Banerjee on farm laws, Republic Bharat on ‘gumrah gang’

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

A Congress strategy and decoding Covid — behind Rahul Gandhi’s video interview series

Indian-origin nurses are next guests in video series, which Congress says aims to showcase Rahul Gandhi as a politician with layers and a working style different that PM Modi's.

IAS officers, Nobel winners, filmmaker — states gather their best to battle Covid crisis

From Tamil Nadu to Maharashtra and West Bengal, multiple states have engaged high-profile experts to find a way out of the lockdown, revive their battered economy.

Twitter suspends fake accounts impersonating Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Economist Abhijit Banerjee had registered a complaint with Twitter against two fake accounts impersonating him Tuesday.

Provide cash to India’s poorest 60% to revive economy: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

In conversation with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Abhijit Banerjee advocates larger stimulus package, complete debt cancellations for a quarter, and temporary ration cards.

Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee to guide Mamata govt on beating lockdown impact on economy 

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee spoke to Abhijeet Banerjee last week about an awareness campaign for coronavirus and he agreed to help. 

Davos 2020 will debate how to deal with ‘Peak Decade’, from globalisation to central banks

Politicians, investors & executives in Davos will debate whether we are witnessing peaks in key drivers of the world economy.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach was speaking at Manohar Parrikar Institute of Defence Studies, having come to India with warship Bayern, which made a port call Friday in Mumbai.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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