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amartya sen


RBI doesn't decide anything, decisions taken by PM Modi: Amartya Sen

January 10, 2017 11:30 pm

"I don't think this is RBI's decision. This must be Prime Minister's ...I don't think RBI decides anything at this time," said Sen.

Dissent and freedom in India: Full text of Amartya Sen's lecture

February 13, 2016 12:00 am

We have a tradition of tolerance and plurality. But we — and the courts — have to work hard to preserve it

Netaji files: Focus on his message, don't get excited by speculations, says Amartya Sen

January 23, 2016 8:43 pm

Sen said, "right now in the country, there is a sense of division which has often been cultivated along communal lines so much so that the word secularism is often used as a bad word".

Those without education, toilets have reason to agitate, to (disqualify) them is unclear thinking: Amartya Sen

December 21, 2015 12:00 am

Amartya Sen says it is not being critical of the SC to say we want a Constitutional Bench (on the Panchayat ruling) and we want the wisdom of the SC to get full play on this

Such a long journey

September 05, 2015 3:40 am

Economist, philosopher, thinker, Sanskrit scholar and activist, the tireless Sen wears many hats.

Interference in academic matters extreme under NDA: Amartya Sen

August 16, 2015 12:03 pm

"... the persons chosen for heading institutions of national importance have been exceptionally dedicated to promoting Hindutva priorities," said Amartya Sen.

Conversations with Tavleen Singh and Pratap Mehta

July 15, 2015 12:05 am

The pervasive elitism of higher education institutions has to be challenged. But their further decimation must also be resisted.

Fifth column: Questions for a Nobel laureate Amartya Sen

July 12, 2015 12:00 am

What I do not understand is why Dr Sen as a virtual advisor to the last government did not get Dr Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi to change this horrible state of affairs.

The government would have loved it if I had quietly slunk away, but that I was not willing to do: Amartya Sen

July 08, 2015 2:00 am

Amartya Sen speaks about his assessment of Modi's first year as PM, researching gender in the 1960s, his love for Sanskrit literature, and what judo can teach those who frame social policy.

Former Singapore Foreign Minister George Yeo to be new chancellor of Nalanda university

May 31, 2015 12:53 am

60-year-old George Yeo was conferred Padma Bhushan in 2012 and is currently serving as a member of the governing board of the prestigious Nalanda university at Rajgir area of Bihar.


Politicians, Nobel Laureate hail Bose files declassification

January 23, 2016 3:31 pm

New Delhi/Kolkata, Jan 23 (ANI): Minister of State for Urban Development Babul Supriyo said he did not understand why these documents were hidden from the public for so long. He exclaimed that this is a great beginning and interesting things are coming to the forefront. He added that he is thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for carrying out declassification of files. Supporting the declassification, Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed said Congress also demanded declassification of files and there is no question of being embarrassed. He also said that both Congress and Subhas Chandra Bose's aim was to free India. The party has no problem with it. Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen said that there is hardly any mystery. He added that Netaji's vision of equity and justice is badly needed in all spheres of life. Expressing interest in the files declassified by the Centre, he said it was more important to debate Netaji's life and work than his death.