People must rise, resist ‘imposition of one thought: Chidambaram on resignation of 2 Ashoka University professors

After two professors of Ashoka University resigned, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Friday asked what does this say of the “academic freedom” in the country and urged people to rise and resist the “imposition of one thought“. He alleged that this “BJP thought” will “wreck” India and turn it into an autocracy. “What does it … Read more

Bangladesh has not surpassed India on ‘more appropriate’ economic metric: Former CEA

On ‘more appropriate’ economic metric, Bangladesh has not surpassed India and is unlikely to be in future, former chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian said on Saturday, asserting that GDP per capita is an estimate for one indicator of the average standard of welfare in a country. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had taken a dig at … Read more