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Economist who slammed Modi's JAM trinity out of government conference

Jean Dreze, a noted economist who was was a member of Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council, was dropped from the list of speakers at the Delhi Economics Conclave organised by the finance......

Pay government employees well but spare a thought for our farmers too

Do our farmers not deserve a life of dignity? Why should farmers always bear the burden of keeping food prices and inflation low? How many farmers in India actually earn Rs 18,000 per month, the......

Spare him from the noose: Judges, politicians urge president to pardon Yakub

Politicians, actors and eminent jurists have written a petition to the President to waive off the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict’s execution, saying it ‘would degrade us all’. Leaders......

'Polarisation shows Gujarat has had a terrible experience'

In a note to his students titled ‘In a Background of Elections – The Development Debate’, Dr Frazer Mascarenhas, principal of Mumbai’s St Xavier’s College, one of the......

Principal of Mumbai's St Xavier's College slams Gujarat development model

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has faced a lot of flak over his Gujarat development model. On Tuesday, criticism came from an unexpected corner when......

Bihar and India's uncertain glory

Amartya Sen and Jean Dreze advocate stronger laws to improve basic education but believe that public scepticism and media criticism of corruption in such schemes are misplaced, says Sunil......

Keep cash off food security Bill: Economist

A study on the Public Distribution System by a team led by National Advisory Council member and economist Jean Dreze found only 18 per cent of respondents in a survey, of 1,227 below-poverty line......

NREGP architects boycott anniversary celebrations

Non-government activists Aruna Roy and Jean Dreze, who are widely regarded as architects of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (NREGP), boycotted its fourth anniversary celebrations......

Jobs guarantee Bill diluted

Noted economist Jean Dreze on Friday said the Employment Guarantee Bill, which aimed to provide 100 days of employment a year to a member of every household, had been watered down. Dreze is one of......

Big concerns about the Aadhaar card

'There are requiring agencies under the law and these are going to use Aadhaar for authentication of various kinds – these can be anybody including a person, a private entity or the......
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Can tamil Nadu survive its freebies addiction?

The peak lunch hour is just about to begin at the Amma Unavagam (Amma Canteen) in Manapakkam, in south-west Chennai. But the outlet is not exactly... ...

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In Bundelkhand, cattle deaths, hunger signal looming famine

With food and water in short supply, farmers in Bundelkhand are leaving cattle to fend for themselves Mahoba (Uttar Pradesh)/New Delhi: Some time... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/GPVmiHEC94V9Cg0o6VKrdP/Cattle-deaths-and-hunger-signal-looming-famine-in-Bundelkhan.html
Jharkhand's Unpaid Workers Return PM Modi's Wage Hike

Villagers hold the letters protesting the wage 'hike' in Jharkhand's Latehar. Latehar, Jharkhand: Over a hundred letters, Rs 5 enclosed in each... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/rs-5-in-a-letter-jharkhands-unpaid-workers-return-pm-modis-wage-hike-1401489
Villagers of Baran district seek work under NREGA

Jaipur: A group of people from Patpara village near Siswali in Baran district protested at the office of the tehsildar on Wednesday, seeking work... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Villagers-of-Baran-district-seek-work-under-NREGA/articleshow/52017124.cms
Welfare alert sent to PM

Aruna Roy New Delhi, April 26: Over 150 academicians, writers and activists today said the Centre was neglecting social security projects like... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160427/jsp/nation/story_82496.jsp

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