Jean Dreze

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Jean Dreze wrote : “The draft NREGA entered national policy debates in India… like a wet dog at a glamorous party,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, November 2, 2021 8:11:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze wrote : “The draft NREGA entered national policy debates in India… like a wet dog at a glamorous party,” External link

expressindia Monday, November 1, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “In scheme after scheme we find that going digital has become a purpose of its own,” External link

economist Saturday, October 16, 2021 4:01:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “In scheme after scheme we find that going digital has become a purpose of its own,” External link

economist Thursday, October 14, 2021 7:42:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "But the benefits of national portability are likely to be small. Most people want their food rations where they live, and not far away," External link

business-standard Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:54:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

cknw Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:31:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

asianage Wednesday, May 26, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:58:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

hjnews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:01:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:01:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:54:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:44:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

ABCnews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:33:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

680news Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:30:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

wftv Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:29:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:29:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “This is despite the poor in rural India showing their desperation to get work under NREGA, in which wages are less than the minimum wages. So basically people are willing to work for eight hours for lowest wage. This shows their desperation,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 14, 2021 10:39:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “NREGA, PDS, ICDS, PMMVY, mid-day meal and old-age pension form the six pillars of what is a semblance of social security. This government has attacked four of these pillars over the years. The allocation for ICDS has seen a 36% cut since 2014, and for mid-day meals it has seen a 38% cut if we take inflation into account,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 3, 2021 8:26:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “NREGA, PDS, ICDS, PMMVY, mid-day meal and old-age pension form the six pillars of what is a semblance of social security. This government has attacked four of these pillars over the years. The allocation for ICDS has seen a 36% cut since 2014, and for mid-day meals it has seen a 38% cut if we take inflation into account,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “This scam is yet another illustration of the vulnerabilities of the Aadhaar-enabled payment system. Poor people are regularly robbed of their wages, pensions and scholarships by corrupt business correspondents who take their fingerprint on one pretext or another. We have been trying for years to alert the Reserve Bank of India, the National Payments Corporation of India and others to these vulnerabilities but they seem to prefer not to know” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “This scam is yet another illustration of the vulnerabilities of the Aadhaar-enabled payment system. Poor people are regularly robbed of their wages, pensions and scholarships by corrupt business correspondents who take their fingerprint on one pretext or another. We have been trying for years to alert the Reserve Bank of India, the National Payments Corporation of India and others to these vulnerabilities but they seem to prefer not to know” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “Poor people are regularly robbed of their wages, pensions and scholarships by corrupt business/banking correspondents who take their fingerprint on one pretext or another. We have been trying for years to alert the Reserve Bank of India, the National Payments Corporation of India and others to these vulnerabilities but they seem to prefer not to know,” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 1, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “A strong sense of solidarity to Sanjay prevails among the people here,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, October 26, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze told : “The sheer energy of the candidate and of the young student volunteers is inspiring…here you can see democracy in action with the participation of poor and disadvantaged people in the campaign” External link

Hindu Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “This gives me faith in a candidate like Sanjay Sahni who is keeping the democratic values alive…people like him must be in our Assembly to help us make progress as a State” External link

Hindu Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “He's not trying to hide, he is not running away, he is cooperating with the investigating agencies. He is not in good health and he is thrown into a jail where he could easily die,” External link

modernghana Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “He's not trying to hide, he is not running away, he is cooperating with the investigating agencies. He is not in good health and he is thrown into a jail where he could easily die,” External link

rfi-en Thursday, October 22, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "He might have helped people with association or sympathy with Maoists, which is not uncommon in a place like Jharkhand. That doesn't make him a Maoist. His arrest is part of a larger effort to undermine opposition," "He is now being treated like the people he has been trying to defend all his life" External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "He might have helped people with association or sympathy with Maoists, which is not uncommon in a place like Jharkhand. That doesn't make him a Maoist. His arrest is part of a larger effort to undermine opposition," "He is now being treated like the people he has been trying to defend all his life" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "He might have helped people with association or sympathy with Maoists, which is not uncommon in a place like Jharkhand. That doesn't make him a Maoist. His arrest is part of a larger effort to undermine opposition," "He is now being treated like the people he has been trying to defend all his life" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 13, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “I don’t expect the Jharkhand government to provide much employment to skilled workers from its own funds. If it has no money to pay its own employees, how is it going to employ large numbers of extra workers?” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze writes : “In June 2019, (when the stocks normally peak), foodgrain stocks crossed 80 million tonnes — more than three times the buffer-stock norms. This year, they have reached a staggering 77 million tonnes in March, before the rabi harvest, when food stocks typically rise by another 20 million tonnes or so. Public food storage on this scale has never happened in India before,” External link

news18 Wednesday, April 15, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “There is no simple answer to this tragic dilemma between two humanitarian crises – the spread of the virus and the devastation caused by the lockdown – but some basic principles apply,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “There is no simple answer to this tragic dilemma between two humanitarian crises – the spread of the virus and the devastation caused by the lockdown – but some basic principles apply,” External link

csmonitor Monday, April 13, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “The harsh reality is that there is no hope of jobs being revived for months,” External link

economictimes Sunday, April 12, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze wrote : “Public food storage on this scale has never happened in India before. Meanwhile, the shadow of hunger looms large as the lockdown devastates people’s livelihoods,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 9, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze told : “It was a difficult situation. But there should have been preparations. Without sounding a warning, it is like asking for a disaster,” External link

laht Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze says : "The government could very easily open the warehouses and provide immediate relief to these migrant workers or anyone who is at risk of hunger," "But there is a lack of sense of urgency [in terms of food aid] and a tendency to hope that things will be O.K., and that the government can get away with a limited relief plan" External link

npr Wednesday, April 1, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze suggested : "advance payment of [social security] pensions, enhanced [subsidised foodgrains], immediate payment of [a rural jobs scheme's] wage arrears, and expanded distribution of take-home [subsidised] food at schools and [early learning centres] as first and urgent steps. Bhandari has now given up on making it home. His room-mate Padam Bhandari, 32 says; " External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “In Jharkhand, where 45% of the children are stunted and 48% are underweight (NHFS-4), maternity entitlements are especially important for the health and well-being of the children and mothers. However, in the sample of 232 women — in which 30 had not applied — less than one-fourth received any installment money. Of those who applied for all three installments (172 out of 202), only 8% received the amount,” External link

expressindia Friday, September 6, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "The manner in which it was done means that the Indian government is not willing to make any kind of concession. It will just have its way no matter what and they are prepared to enforce it. That is a big defeat," External link

news4jax Saturday, August 17, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "For now, protests are virtually impossible. Without communications, without any movement, people cannot gather and individual protests can be extremely dangerous... But I think people are waiting for a chance to protest although they know it may not be possible for some time," External link

news4jax Saturday, August 17, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze told : "It is very humiliating. The timing of it just before Eid. The people feel that they have been tied down and behind their backs this was done. Even though the entire purpose of that article was to prevent a unilateral takeover," External link

news4jax Saturday, August 17, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "The economy is totally paralyzed right now. There is no employment, no income generation and I don't think that that can go on for very long without consequences," External link

news4jax Saturday, August 17, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “the dismal living conditions of the Indian poor call for immediate intervention” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, June 12, 2019 7:13:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “It is very important to hold peaceful, non-political meetings during elections’” “Nowhere in the MCC is it written that we cannot hold such meetings” External link

asianews-en Friday, March 29, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "The meetings organised by various village self-help groups and other voluntary bodies play a crucial role in ensuring food security for Jharkhand's poor people," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, March 29, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "If people are not even allowed to hold peaceful non-political meetings about issues like the Right to Food at election time, then democracy has no meaning," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, March 28, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "Democracy has no meaning if people are not given permission for holding peaceful and non-political public meetings," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, March 28, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “But, we refused to sign any such bond. Later, they changed their mind and released us without any condition,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “But, the administration neither denied nor gave the permission for the programme. The organisers even informed the administration about the programme today morning. This is a small, peaceful and non-political public gathering. I don’t think it violates the MCC. I think it is quite important at this time of election that such gatherings are allowed so that people could raise their voice and express views. It will help strengthen electoral democracy,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “If people have worked, they must be paid, that too in good time. Today they are constantly held hostage to lack of funds, Centre-State disputes or technological glitches” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 8, 2017 8:38:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : “I was interrupted when I argued that communalism was most dangerous when the state itself created antagonism between communities. I gave the infamous (government) ad quoting Gandhi (which had appeared on August 11) as an example” External link

expressindia Monday, August 14, 2017 8:17:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “I would prefer to meet my critics and engage with their arguments, if they are willing” External link

expressindia Monday, August 14, 2017 8:17:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “Nobody insisted on my being allowed to complete my speech, so I just sat down” External link

expressindia Monday, August 14, 2017 8:17:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze added : "The effects of demonetisation might be worse and last longer than the government seems to expect. Short-term changes in the informal sector are largely below the radar of official statistics," External link

economictimes Sunday, January 8, 2017 3:42:00 PM EAT



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Jean Dreze

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Jean Dreze wrote : “The draft NREGA entered national policy debates in India… like a wet dog at a glamorous party,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, November 2, 2021 8:11:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze wrote : “The draft NREGA entered national policy debates in India… like a wet dog at a glamorous party,” External link

expressindia Monday, November 1, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “In scheme after scheme we find that going digital has become a purpose of its own,” External link

economist Saturday, October 16, 2021 4:01:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “In scheme after scheme we find that going digital has become a purpose of its own,” External link

economist Thursday, October 14, 2021 7:42:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "But the benefits of national portability are likely to be small. Most people want their food rations where they live, and not far away," External link

business-standard Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:54:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, May 26, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

cknw Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:31:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

asianage Wednesday, May 26, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:58:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

hjnews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:01:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:01:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:54:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:44:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:36:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

ABCnews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:33:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

680news Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:30:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

wftv Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:29:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “We should not just make vaccines free but also give people incentives to get vaccinated,” External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, May 26, 2021 8:29:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “This is despite the poor in rural India showing their desperation to get work under NREGA, in which wages are less than the minimum wages. So basically people are willing to work for eight hours for lowest wage. This shows their desperation,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 14, 2021 10:39:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “NREGA, PDS, ICDS, PMMVY, mid-day meal and old-age pension form the six pillars of what is a semblance of social security. This government has attacked four of these pillars over the years. The allocation for ICDS has seen a 36% cut since 2014, and for mid-day meals it has seen a 38% cut if we take inflation into account,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 3, 2021 8:26:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “NREGA, PDS, ICDS, PMMVY, mid-day meal and old-age pension form the six pillars of what is a semblance of social security. This government has attacked four of these pillars over the years. The allocation for ICDS has seen a 36% cut since 2014, and for mid-day meals it has seen a 38% cut if we take inflation into account,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “This scam is yet another illustration of the vulnerabilities of the Aadhaar-enabled payment system. Poor people are regularly robbed of their wages, pensions and scholarships by corrupt business correspondents who take their fingerprint on one pretext or another. We have been trying for years to alert the Reserve Bank of India, the National Payments Corporation of India and others to these vulnerabilities but they seem to prefer not to know” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “This scam is yet another illustration of the vulnerabilities of the Aadhaar-enabled payment system. Poor people are regularly robbed of their wages, pensions and scholarships by corrupt business correspondents who take their fingerprint on one pretext or another. We have been trying for years to alert the Reserve Bank of India, the National Payments Corporation of India and others to these vulnerabilities but they seem to prefer not to know” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “Poor people are regularly robbed of their wages, pensions and scholarships by corrupt business/banking correspondents who take their fingerprint on one pretext or another. We have been trying for years to alert the Reserve Bank of India, the National Payments Corporation of India and others to these vulnerabilities but they seem to prefer not to know,” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 1, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “A strong sense of solidarity to Sanjay prevails among the people here,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, October 26, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze told : “The sheer energy of the candidate and of the young student volunteers is inspiring…here you can see democracy in action with the participation of poor and disadvantaged people in the campaign” External link

Hindu Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “This gives me faith in a candidate like Sanjay Sahni who is keeping the democratic values alive…people like him must be in our Assembly to help us make progress as a State” External link

Hindu Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “He's not trying to hide, he is not running away, he is cooperating with the investigating agencies. He is not in good health and he is thrown into a jail where he could easily die,” External link

modernghana Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “He's not trying to hide, he is not running away, he is cooperating with the investigating agencies. He is not in good health and he is thrown into a jail where he could easily die,” External link

rfi-en Thursday, October 22, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "He might have helped people with association or sympathy with Maoists, which is not uncommon in a place like Jharkhand. That doesn't make him a Maoist. His arrest is part of a larger effort to undermine opposition," "He is now being treated like the people he has been trying to defend all his life" External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "He might have helped people with association or sympathy with Maoists, which is not uncommon in a place like Jharkhand. That doesn't make him a Maoist. His arrest is part of a larger effort to undermine opposition," "He is now being treated like the people he has been trying to defend all his life" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, October 14, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "He might have helped people with association or sympathy with Maoists, which is not uncommon in a place like Jharkhand. That doesn't make him a Maoist. His arrest is part of a larger effort to undermine opposition," "He is now being treated like the people he has been trying to defend all his life" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, October 13, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “I don’t expect the Jharkhand government to provide much employment to skilled workers from its own funds. If it has no money to pay its own employees, how is it going to employ large numbers of extra workers?” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze writes : “In June 2019, (when the stocks normally peak), foodgrain stocks crossed 80 million tonnes — more than three times the buffer-stock norms. This year, they have reached a staggering 77 million tonnes in March, before the rabi harvest, when food stocks typically rise by another 20 million tonnes or so. Public food storage on this scale has never happened in India before,” External link

news18 Wednesday, April 15, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “There is no simple answer to this tragic dilemma between two humanitarian crises – the spread of the virus and the devastation caused by the lockdown – but some basic principles apply,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, April 14, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “There is no simple answer to this tragic dilemma between two humanitarian crises – the spread of the virus and the devastation caused by the lockdown – but some basic principles apply,” External link

csmonitor Monday, April 13, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “The harsh reality is that there is no hope of jobs being revived for months,” External link

economictimes Sunday, April 12, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze wrote : “Public food storage on this scale has never happened in India before. Meanwhile, the shadow of hunger looms large as the lockdown devastates people’s livelihoods,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, April 9, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze told : “It was a difficult situation. But there should have been preparations. Without sounding a warning, it is like asking for a disaster,” External link

laht Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze says : "The government could very easily open the warehouses and provide immediate relief to these migrant workers or anyone who is at risk of hunger," "But there is a lack of sense of urgency [in terms of food aid] and a tendency to hope that things will be O.K., and that the government can get away with a limited relief plan" External link

npr Wednesday, April 1, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze suggested : "advance payment of [social security] pensions, enhanced [subsidised foodgrains], immediate payment of [a rural jobs scheme's] wage arrears, and expanded distribution of take-home [subsidised] food at schools and [early learning centres] as first and urgent steps. Bhandari has now given up on making it home. His room-mate Padam Bhandari, 32 says; " External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “In Jharkhand, where 45% of the children are stunted and 48% are underweight (NHFS-4), maternity entitlements are especially important for the health and well-being of the children and mothers. However, in the sample of 232 women — in which 30 had not applied — less than one-fourth received any installment money. Of those who applied for all three installments (172 out of 202), only 8% received the amount,” External link

expressindia Friday, September 6, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "The manner in which it was done means that the Indian government is not willing to make any kind of concession. It will just have its way no matter what and they are prepared to enforce it. That is a big defeat," External link

news4jax Saturday, August 17, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "For now, protests are virtually impossible. Without communications, without any movement, people cannot gather and individual protests can be extremely dangerous... But I think people are waiting for a chance to protest although they know it may not be possible for some time," External link

news4jax Saturday, August 17, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze told : "It is very humiliating. The timing of it just before Eid. The people feel that they have been tied down and behind their backs this was done. Even though the entire purpose of that article was to prevent a unilateral takeover," External link

news4jax Saturday, August 17, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "The economy is totally paralyzed right now. There is no employment, no income generation and I don't think that that can go on for very long without consequences," External link

news4jax Saturday, August 17, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze says : “the dismal living conditions of the Indian poor call for immediate intervention” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, June 12, 2019 7:13:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “It is very important to hold peaceful, non-political meetings during elections’” “Nowhere in the MCC is it written that we cannot hold such meetings” External link

asianews-en Friday, March 29, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "The meetings organised by various village self-help groups and other voluntary bodies play a crucial role in ensuring food security for Jharkhand's poor people," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Friday, March 29, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "If people are not even allowed to hold peaceful non-political meetings about issues like the Right to Food at election time, then democracy has no meaning," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, March 28, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : "Democracy has no meaning if people are not given permission for holding peaceful and non-political public meetings," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, March 28, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “But, we refused to sign any such bond. Later, they changed their mind and released us without any condition,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “But, the administration neither denied nor gave the permission for the programme. The organisers even informed the administration about the programme today morning. This is a small, peaceful and non-political public gathering. I don’t think it violates the MCC. I think it is quite important at this time of election that such gatherings are allowed so that people could raise their voice and express views. It will help strengthen electoral democracy,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “If people have worked, they must be paid, that too in good time. Today they are constantly held hostage to lack of funds, Centre-State disputes or technological glitches” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 8, 2017 8:38:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said ( about Mahatma Gandhi ) : “I was interrupted when I argued that communalism was most dangerous when the state itself created antagonism between communities. I gave the infamous (government) ad quoting Gandhi (which had appeared on August 11) as an example” External link

expressindia Monday, August 14, 2017 8:17:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “I would prefer to meet my critics and engage with their arguments, if they are willing” External link

expressindia Monday, August 14, 2017 8:17:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze said : “Nobody insisted on my being allowed to complete my speech, so I just sat down” External link

expressindia Monday, August 14, 2017 8:17:00 PM EAT

Jean Dreze added : "The effects of demonetisation might be worse and last longer than the government seems to expect. Short-term changes in the informal sector are largely below the radar of official statistics," External link

economictimes Sunday, January 8, 2017 3:42:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
economist65.31%EN09/30/201730/09/2017
économiste26.53%FR05/25/201625/05/2016
activist8.16%EN11/06/201306/11/2013
Names Lang Count
Jean DrezeEN51.35%
Jean DrezeFR30.63%
Jean DrèzeEN17.12%
Jean DrèzeFR0.90%


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