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Did Mamata's nephew just call Jadavpur protesters drug addicts?

Protesters take part in a rally against the alleged police assault on Jadavpur University students in Kolkata. Photograph: Ashok Bhaumik/PTI In controversial comments, Abhishek Banerjee (left),......

'The end is in sight, the TMC is fast losing its credibility'

'There is no discipline here -- only autocracy. The state is not governed by any democratic ideology. Democracy has ceased to exist here.' Jadavpur University Professor Ambikesh Mahapatra, inset......

Jadavpur university protesters want VC's head

Jadavpur University students will settle for nothing less than Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakraborty's exit for letting loose political goons and Rapid Action Troops on peaceful protesters......

Mamata's new target: President Pranab

Didi drags Rashtrapati into electoral battle. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Trust Mamata Banerjee to do something nobody dares to do. The Bengal chief minister, while campaigning in......

Is polarisation of votes BJP's Lok Sabha poll strategy?

The recent Bharatiya Janata Party state in-charge appointments have sparked certain speculation over the party’s strategy in the upcoming general elections, notes Renu Mittal. Is the BJP......

Ministries can now clear projects up to Rs 1,000 cr

The government last month authorised ministries and departments to clear investment proposals up to Rs 1,000 crore (Rs 10 billion), instead of seeking approval of the Cabinet Committee on Economic......

What are the pitfalls for subsidy targeting

The Reserve Bank of India first said that an Aadhaar letter containing name, address and Aadhaar number could be exclusively used as a 'know your customer' document for opening 'small' accounts,......

Bengal govt moves SC to reclaim Singur land

The West Bengal government has moved the Supreme Court against the Calcutta High Court order, which struck down the Singur Land Act that allowed the state government to reclaim 400 acres of land......

'Punishing people will not end corruption'

India's tax system favours the rich and the middle class, says an economics professor at MIT.Abhijit Banerjee, the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts......

Jobs, not microcredit, is the solution

The Nobel Peace Price for 2006 was awarded to the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh and its founder Muhammad Yunus, a pioneer of the microcredit movement. The Nobel Committee affirmed that microcredit......

Here's why 'BAD' films do TERRIFIC business at box office

Good reviews do not always make a film a hit, like we saw with Dibakar Banerjee's Shanghai.   Likewise, bad reviews may not always turn the audiences away.   Films like Rowdy Rathore......

Ranji round-up: Gambhir leads Delhi's strong reply vs Mumbai

Gautam Gambhir scored a patient half-century, but Virender Sehwag failed again, as Delhi put up 191 for 3 in reply to Mumbai's 324 in their Group A Ranji Trophy match in Mumbai on Friday. At stumps......

Ranji Trophy: Badrinath hits double ton; Sejwag, Gambhir fail

Subramaniam Badrinath (248) slammed a double hundred as Tamil Nadu amassed a massive 532 for 8 against Madhya Pradesh on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match. On Friday, he......

National junior champion Aravindh stuns GM Sengupta

Junior national champion Aravindh Chithambaram, pulled off a big surprise by defeating compatriot and GM Deep Sengupta in the 4th Mayor's Cup International Chess Tournament in Mumbai on Saturday.......

Advani conferred Khel Ratna

Amidst glitz and glamour, Pankaj Advani was on Tuesday ceremonially conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- the country's highest sporting honour -- by President A P J Abdul Kalam, marking a......

A golden year for Indian sports

Indian sports probably never had it so good as the country emerged as a new powerhouse, riding on some exceptional individual and team performances in the year 2003.Cricket, the sport that sets the......

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Q. prof.Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee,Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,chosen for which inaugural award in April 2001?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A.  more

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Q. a model on energy crises
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A. Mr. Abhijit Banerjee, The whole world is facing or would be facing energy crisis unless we solve this problem. We should come up with some...... more

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Prem :  A. NrityanganNrityangan was founded in 1969 by Shanti Bose and Sunanada Bose with the blessings of Uday Shankar. The institution is primarily involved...... more

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When The Page Turned

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Subrata stands by JU rebel

Gitosri Sarkar refuses to accept a medal from the governor during Wednesday's convocation at JU Minister Subrata Mukherjee has stood by an SFI... ...

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Party fashion? All in the budget

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A tale of two numbers

The only India-wide survey we can use to measure actual MGNREGS employment is the NSS. ByClement Imbert For my first field visit to study the... ...

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Commercial manufacture of fertilisers from hyacinth begins

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