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Happy and proud: Nobel Economics prize winner's mother

Nirmala Banerjee, the mother of Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Banerjee on Monday said it was a proud moment for her and she is very happy for his achievements. IMAGE: Nirmala Banerjee said she was......

Saffron surge stuns TMC on Mamata's home turf

Bengal witnessed a saffron surge on Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party inflicted a deadly blow to state's ruling Trinamool Congress by winning 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state.......

Phase 3: All you want to know about 116 seats

In the third phase of the Lok Sabha election on April 23, 116 seats spread across 13 states and two Union Territories, will go to the polls. Predict who will win Phase 3 IMAGE: First-time voters......

Mamata says RSS helping Cong; recalls Pranab's Nagpur visit

West Bengal Chief Minister on Monday accused Congress of taking help from Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh to win elections in West Bengal and alleged that the organisation is......

Ex-bureaucrats blame PM for India's 'darkest hour'

A group of retired civil servants also called upon the PM to reach out to the families of the victims in Unnao and Kathua and "seek their forgiveness on behalf of all of us". Not in My Name, says......

Banerjee-Duflo duo and Bandhan Bank's anti-poverty scheme

According to a 2011 impact assessment study of the programme by Banerjee and Duflo, along with economists Raghabendra Chattopadhyay and Jeremy Shapiro, Bandhan’s THP results in a 15 per cent......

RBI rate cut: Banks won't pass full benefits to YOU

'The effect will be seen two-three quarters down the line.'Shreepad S Aute and Abhijit Lele report. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters In a sign that borrowers might have to wait longer to......

Humour is Sameer Suneja's ladder to success

Sameer Suneja, 41, will take over as the chief executive of Perfetti Van Melle from October 1. Till a little over a year ago, Suneja was running the Indian arm of Perfetti. Then he was appointed......

The secret behind Perfetti's success in India

Globally, Perfetti Van Melle ranks third in the confectionery sweepstakes after Mars and Cadbury. But in India, it leads the pack with a 25 per cent share of the Rs 3,000-crore (Rs 30 billion) per......

How to provide for parents, kids and still save

Naval architect Jayanta Roy, 44, lives with his family in their Kolkata home. There's wife Rupa, 39, son Deepro, 10, and parents, Kalyan Kumar, 65, and Kana, 65. In October 2007, Kalyan had to be......

I-League: Dempo outplay East Bengal for first victory

AFC Cup semi-finalists East Bengal suffered a jolt ahead of their big match next week as they were beaten by former champions Dempo 3-1 in Kalyani on Thursday. The home side, which turned in a......

Abbas Ali's century takes Tripura to 228/6

Veteran Syed Abbas Ali smashed an unbeaten century to guide Tripura to 228 for six against Andhra Pradesh on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group C match in Ananatapur. Ali's 103, which came......

East Bengal beat Dempo 3-2 to lift Federation Cup

East Bengal came back from behind and scored twice in the extra time to beat Dempo 3-2 for their eighth Federation Cup triumph at the floodlit Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri on Sunday night. It......

Ganguly wins Parsvnath chess title

National champion Grandmaster Surya Sekhar Ganguly edged out Russian GM Mikhail Ulibin on better tie-break score to win the seventh Parsvnath International Open chess tournament in Delhi on......

Ganguly, Ghate national champions

Grandmaster Surya Shekhar Ganguly of Petroleum Sports Control Board annexed the national title for the third time on the trot after scoring a memorable victory over teammate S Kidambi in the 21st......

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