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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......

Prime Minister Modi, left of centre?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has managed to pull off what was unimaginable a year back -- adopting a much-needed centre-left approach, says Devanik Saha. Narendra Modi came to power on the promise......
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Prime Minister Modi, left of centre?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has managed to pull off what was unimaginable a year back -- adopting a much-needed centre-left approach, says Devanik... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/column/prime-minister-modi-left-of-centre/20160210.htm
Do not bet on MNREGA to save the poor, capital-intensive rural investment is the solution

It is now 10 years since the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) was enacted with fanfare to save India's poor. India... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/do-not-bet-on-mnrega-to-save-the-poor-capital-intensive-rural-investment-is-the-solution/articleshow/50886724.cms
How an idea became a necessity and now the nation'spride

The draft NREGA entered national policy debates in India... like a wet dogat a glamorous party, wrote Jean Dreze, one of the main authors of... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/10-years-mgnrega-idea-became-174800645.html
Food security cover to left-out beneficiaries by Feb 15

extended deadline of February 15 for bringing people hitherto left out of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) among the beneficiaries list is... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/ranchi/food-security-cover-to-left-out-beneficiaries-by-feb-15.html
Dreze holds NDA govt responsible for laxity in implementing scheme

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Latehar, Feb. 3 -- Economist and j ob s cheme act iv i s t... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/Dreze-holds-NDA-govt-responsible-for-laxity-in-implementing-scheme/11251176

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