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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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Perils of overemphasis on GDP Growth?

The passage of the GST bill in Rajya Sabha recently made India come one step closer to making the dream of a unified common market a reality. The... ...

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Scholar back to familiar terrain, with clear agenda

Ramachandran has his task cut out, as he himself puts it, to operationalise the ambitious but doable aspects of the Left Democratic Front (LDF)... ...

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'Reforms needed to make cops friendly'

RANCHI: Renowned Economist and NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy on Sunday said police reforms were needed to make the police and the police stations... ...

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Don't detain the Right to Education

The law is at an embryonic stage—just six years old, and even a eight-year cycle of elementary education is not over. (Reuters) Over the last... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/fe-columnist/no-detention-policy-dont-detain-the-right-to-education/334450/
Jean Dreze

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