Who is Abhijit Banerjee, the Indian-American who won the Nobel Prize in Economics

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, who jointly won the Nobel Prize in Economics 2019 along with French Esther Duflo and American Michael Kremer is an Indian-American who won the prestigious award for their experiment-based approach to tackling poverty - in the fast-growing area of development economics

Oct 14, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

Delhi Police registers case in CBSE Class 12 Economics paper leak matter

 In the wake of reports claiming paper leaks, the CBSE announced re-examination in Class 10 Mathematics and Class 12 Economics papers.

Mar 28, 2018, 18:23 PM IST

CBSE class X Maths exam and class XII Economics exam to be reconducted. Check details on

The dates of the fresh examinations and other details will be declared on the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) website ( later.

Mar 28, 2018, 16:14 PM IST

CBSE to re-conduct Economics exam for Class XII and Mathematics exam for Class X

The dates of the fresh examinations and other details related to the exam will be declared on the board website later.

Mar 28, 2018, 15:15 PM IST

98-year-old awarded post-graduate degree in Economics

89-year-old Raj Kumar Vaish was awarded MA degree from Nalanda University. Watch to know more.

Dec 27, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

Nirmala Sitharaman - Her journey from economics to defence

Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday has been elevated to Cabinet rank for her exceptional work. 

Sep 03, 2017, 19:59 PM IST

Nobel-winning economist worried prize phone call was prank

The British-born winner of the Nobel Economics Prize joked on Monday that he worried the telephone call from Sweden alerting him of the award might have been a prank.

Oct 13, 2015, 01:36 AM IST

Lack of good economists impacting policy-making: Rajan

Rajan said there is a need for "rigorous fundamentals" in economics based on blood, sweat, tears and toil.

Jul 28, 2015, 22:21 PM IST

Delhi University fifth cut-off: Varsity door still open for sought-after courses

Delhi University on Monday night released the fifth cut-off list for the 2015 academic session, with preferred colleges like Lady Shri Ram (LSR), Hindu, Kirori Mal and Ramjas keeping their doors open for courses like Economics, English, B.Com (Honours) and Psychology.

Jul 14, 2015, 00:53 AM IST

DU cut-offs soar beyond perfect 100, thousands disappointed

While the steep cut-offs for UG courses in DU has caused widespread dismay amongst students, the soaring of the eligibility bar for some of them to beyond the perfect 100 per cent mark has been termed "absurd" and "unbelievable".

Jun 25, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

Regular, normal hours of study works: CBSE Class 12 topper

For CBSE Class 12 examination topper M Gayatri, sticking regularly to normal hours of study is the mantra of success.

May 25, 2015, 17:47 PM IST

Jean Tirole - Profile of a Nobel laureate

French economist Jean Tirole was on Monday awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics 2014 for his research on market power and regulation.

Oct 13, 2014, 18:47 PM IST

Jean Tirole wins Nobel Prize for Economics 2014

French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market power and regulation.

Oct 13, 2014, 17:12 PM IST

Chidambaram hails Tamil Nadu for good economic condition

Chidambaram said that the "easy way" for people to understand economics was to study the transaction or usage of money in the country, as had been exemplified by Tamil Nadu.

Feb 03, 2014, 02:15 AM IST

Well-known Indian economics professor in US dead

Adhip Chaudhuri, an international economist who taught at Georgetown University, died in Vienna, Virginia, earlier this week from lung cancer, his family announced.

Jan 16, 2014, 12:39 PM IST

Chidambaram mocks Narendra Modi for ‘first lesson in economics’

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday took potshots at Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over his remarks allegedly made at an election rally in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur district.

Nov 30, 2013, 13:20 PM IST

`Government`s bad economics behind price rise`

No government deliberately forces price hike, is what Dr Sanjay Nirupam, Member of Parliament, Mumbai North, and Secretary, AICC, said on the show ‘Yuva Mange More’ – part of Zee Media series Bharat Bhagya Vidhata.

Sep 05, 2013, 20:20 PM IST

`We were not consulted for syllabus of Eco, Pol Science 4-yr course in DU`

Even as DU announced approval of syllabus for Eco & Pol Sc courses, a section of profs claimed that decisions were taken without any discussion.

Apr 21, 2013, 22:52 PM IST

Professors cry foul as DU announces Eco, Pol Science syllabus

Delhi Univ administration announced approval of syllabus for Economics and Political Science courses for four-year degree programme.

Apr 21, 2013, 21:57 PM IST

IGNOU revises masters programme in economics

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has revised the course material of its masters programme in economics, an official statement said Thursday.

Oct 25, 2012, 15:05 PM IST