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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......

'Aadhaar is helpful at times, so is torture'

'The issue is not UIDAI's surveillance powers, but the government's.''Aadhaar enables the government to access and link wide-ranging databases that hold a wealth of personal information.''Contrary......

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......

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......

Will Jaitley's Budget cheer pensioners and India Inc?

The Centre is grappling with the question of its fiscal roadmap not only for this year but for 2018-19 Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met economists and policy......
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Academicians slam Modi's 'prolonged silence' on Kathua, Unnao rape cases

Expressing solidarity with the civil servants who held Prime Minister Narendra Modi responsible for the “terrifying state of affairs”, over 600... ...

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'Aadhaar is helpful at times, so is torture'

'The issue is not UIDAI's surveillance powers, but the government's.''Aadhaar enables the government to access and link wide-ranging databases that... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/aadhaar-is-helpful-at-times-so-is-torture/20180322.htm
A day with Dreze

"I had met Jean Drze several times before. Once, in the early 1990s, when he was teaching at the London School of Economics, and living in a... ...

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