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Abhijit Banerjee’s Nobel in the US: Is it a comment on the quality of Indian institutions?

Banerjee is the second Nobel laureate of Indian origin after Amartya Sen, who won the award in Economics in 1998.
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Abhijit Banerjee’s ironic Nobel win and Ravi Shankar Prasad’s trashed statement

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Indian economy heading towards disaster, Abhijit Banerjee said days before winning Nobel

Economics Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee said the Indian economy is in a crisis and investment, consumption have totally collapsed.
Illustrations of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer | Twitter: @NobelPrize

Nobel for Abhijit Banerjee and co shows how Economics as a discipline is changing

The 2019 Economics Nobel prize winners are 3 "poverty fighters" who defy the notion that economists are merely upholders of the free market.
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Economics Nobel for Abhijit Banerjee celebrates asking the right questions

When policy is too often made on a whim, amid lies, or to serve ideology, a prize for people who ask for a little bit of evidence first is worth celebrating.
Nobel Prize for Economics winner Esther Duflo

Esther Duflo, second woman to win Economics Nobel, says profession must respect women more

Esther Duflo shared the Nobel for Economics with Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer for their "experimental approach" to fighting global poverty.
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Economics Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee a Modi govt critic, saw no logic in demonetisation

Abhijit Banerjee’s Nobel in Economics makes him only the second person of Indian origin after Amartya Sen to get the reputed award in this field.
(L-R from top): Mother Teresa, Rabindranath Tagore, Abhijit Banerjee, Amartya Sen, Ronald Ross | ThePrint

Economist Abhijit Banerjee is the sixth Nobel winner with a Kolkata connection

Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo are two of three winners of the 2019 Nobel for Economics.
Illustrations of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer | Twitter: @NobelPrize

Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee shares 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics with 2 others

Abhijit Banerjee studied at the University of Calcutta, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Harvard University, where he received his Ph.D in 1988.

On Camera

Erdogan’s assault on Macron is the height of cynicism

There was a time when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t see the West as Turkey’s enemy and even wanted to join the European Union.

Turkey waging new war of economic liberation, says Erdogan after country’s currency falls

Erogan's speech follows the Turkish lira weakening to a record low of 8.3849 per dollar on Friday.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

Here is why US changed Rajnath Singh’s statement on ‘reckless aggression’ by China

Both the US State and Defense departments have added footnotes to the transcripts they released on Rajnath Singh’s remarks at 2+2. The State Department has also updated the text.
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5 reasons for the crisis in global Islam

If tens of crores of Muslims across the world feel they are victims of mass Islamophobia, their holy prophet shown deliberate disrespect, it is a sense of crisis and siege.