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Bihar Will Take Worst Hit Due To Reverse Migration: Jean Dreze

Apr 01, 2020 Preetha Nair

Indian Economist Jean Dreze, in an interview with Outlook, says that because of the Coronavirus lockdown, there won’t be any employment under MNREGA now and Bihar will be the worst-hit.

Press Club Of India Stops Civil Rights Activists From Showing Videos Of Unrest In Kashmir

Aug 14, 2019 Puneet Nicholas Yadav

The activists were allowed to address the Press and narrate their experience during their five-day stay in the Kashmir valley but asked not to display any photographs or play videos


Economist Jean Dreze, Two Others, Let Off After Being Detained Briefly By Jharkhand Police

Economist and activist Jean Dreze and two others were on Thursday detained by Jharkhand police for organising a meeting on Right to Food "without permission".

Amartya Sen: India Has Taken A Quantum Jump In The Wrong Direction After 2014

Jul 08, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The government has also deflected from issues of inequalities, the caste system and the schedules tribes have been kept out, said Sen.


Amartya Sen: India Has Taken A Quantum Jump In The Wrong Direction After 2014

The government has also deflected from issues of inequalities, the caste system and the schedules tribes have been kept out, said Sen.

15 August, 2017

Economist Jean Dreze Forced To Cut Short Speech On 'Growing Communalism' After Furore By Jharkhand Leader

Outlook Web Bureau

Dreze was speaking at an event organised by a Hindi daily, where he commented on the functioning of saffron organisations like Rashtriya Swayansewak Sangh (RSS).


31 January, 2017

Activists, Scholars Appeal To 'Restore Rule Of Law' In Bastar

Outlook Web Bureau

They have sought unrestricted access to the area, without interference, to all those concerned with human rights violations.


14 December, 2015

“Be Less Worried About Raising Growth”

Kislaya

Kislaya interviews economist Jean Dreze on the Narendra Modi government’s performance vis-à-vis the economy.


14 October, 2014
File Photo: Cash ‘n’ carry Roll call for an NREGA project

'The New Government Is Not Committed To The NREGA'

Jean Dreze

28 leading economists write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to 'express deep concern about the future of India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA)'


25 September, 2007

'Sentence Us To The Same Punishment...'

Jean Dreze

'... as pronounced against the Mid Day journalists,' say 30 eminent citizens. "We publicly reiterate whatever has been written by Mid Day and whatever has been said and written by Campaign for Judicial Accountability."


09 January, 2007

'Immediate End To The Forcible Acquisition Of Land'

Jean Dreze

'We deplore the recent attack on the CPM office at Nandigram, but deplore even more strongly the policy of retaliation advocated by some constituents of the Left Front Government, and the use of armed elements against the villagers, already at the co


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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