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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......

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......

In Budget speech, Chidambaram makes veiled attack on Modi, Kejriwal

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday made a veiled attack on Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal, telling them "neither populism nor individualism" is an alternative way of governance and......

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......

Chugging against change: Few things ailing the Indian Railways

Nearly a hundred years later, though the Indian Railways have long discontinued the third class compartments, the problems rail travellers face are much the same as what Gandhi experienced.  ......
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Bundelkhand starves as rains give it a miss

household survey by the Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj Abhiyan in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region has found that over a third of households had not... ...

The main focus of the survey was to find out if the drought and adverse weather over the past few years is turning into a famine Between 61% and... ...

New Delhi, Nov 25 (PTI) With three droughts in successive years, the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh is on the verge of famine, Swaraj Abhiyan... ...
Condemn Venomus Attack on Kerala by RSS Mouthpiece

THE venomous attack mounted on the glorious traditions of Kerala in The Organiser, the RSS mouthpiece, needs to be condemned by one and all,... ...
Kerala Tops, Gujarat Flops, Bihar Hops

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