Abhijeet Banerjee News
Banerjee was virtually addressing students of the Ahmedabad University in Gujarat on Saturday night from the US during the varsity's 11th annual convocation which was also held online
Days after Piyush Goyal's 'Left-leaning' remark, Narendra Modi meets Abhijit Banerjee, says economist's 'passion for human empowerment is visible'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday and said that the economist's 'passion' towards human empowerment was 'clearly visible'. Modi's meeting with Banerjee comes days after Union minister and BJP leader Piyush Goyal dubbed him 'Left-leaning'.
Rahul Gandhi dubs Piyush Goyal a 'bigot' for calling Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee 'totally Left-leaning', says 'can't explain it to them'
Rahul Gandhi dubbed Piyush Goyal a 'bigot' in a tweet on Sunday. Sharing an interview of Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee, where the economist is reacting to Minister of Railways and Commerce and Industry Goyal's recent comments on Banerjee being 'totally Left-leaning', Rahul said, 'Please be certain that millions of Indians are proud of your work.'