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Amartya Sen

Defence: No papers to prove charges against Navlakha

According to the Pune police, all the accused were active members of the banned organisation, CPI Maoist.

07 Dec 2019 2:30 AM

‘Immense pride’: Manmohan Singh congratulates Nobel Prize winner Abhijeet Banerjee

Amartya Sen was the first Indian economist to win the Nobel Prize in 1998.

15 Oct 2019 9:27 AM

Posters of Amartya Sen's 'Jai Shri Ram' comment surface in Kolkata

The 'Jai Shri Ram' chant had become the centre of political controversy with BJP and TMC sparring over it during LS elections.

12 Jul 2019 5:30 PM

He should stick to his subject: Meghalaya Guv after Sen's remarks on ‘Jai Shri Ram’

The noted economist had also said that he has never heard of the festival Ram Navami being celebrated in Bengal before.

08 Jul 2019 12:48 PM

Amartya Sen not aware of Bengali culture: BJP on ‘Jai Sri Ram’ remark

He also said that he has never heard of Ram Navami being celebrated in the state before, asserting that it has now gained popularity.

06 Jul 2019 9:16 AM


How often do we place ‘reason’ before ‘identity’?

A lot of innovative ideas were thrown up but the allotted time was over before the mike could come to me.

29 Mar 2019 12:54 AM

Invest in primary teachers, kids’ future at stake

By paying a pittance to our primary level teachers, we are succeeding in driving away much needed talent from this section.

07 Mar 2019 12:08 AM

Development must look at the beneficiary’s perspective

Throughout my early work in villages, I remained frustrated by the small scale and slow pace of change.

11 Feb 2019 12:43 AM

Intellectuals like Amartya Sen have always misled society: BJP leader

On Sen’s call for defeating BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Dilip Ghosh said people like him have always taken the society on the wrong path.

27 Aug 2018 8:04 AM

Wish Amartya Sen spends some time in India to see structural reforms: NITI Aayog VC

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar was responding to a query regarding Sen's recent remarks about the present government.

15 Jul 2018 3:29 PM


India has taken ‘quantum jump in wrong direction’ since 2014: Amartya Sen

The economist also said the govt has also deflected from issues of inequalities, caste system and scheduled tribes have been kept out.

08 Jul 2018 7:06 PM

Shobhaa’s Take: Stop muzzling the argumentative Indian

This week’s big news revolved around a documentary on the life of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen.

15 Jul 2017 2:40 AM

Censoring Sen outrageous

Nowhere is this more apparent than in the censor board, which has anyway far outlived its usefulness.

14 Jul 2017 12:22 AM

Opposition voices being muzzled, says Mamata Banerjee

Film on Amartya Sen asked to mute ‘cow’, ‘Gujarat’ by CBFC for U/A certificate.

13 Jul 2017 5:13 AM

Mute ‘cow’, ‘Gujarat’ in Amartya Sen film, says CBFC

Sen, who is presently at his hometown in Santiniketan, in Birbhum, refused to be dragged into the controversy.

13 Jul 2017 2:33 AM


Censor Board: a one-man show or a rotten system?

In recent times, the CBFC has stirred up many controversies. It’s time we go to the root of the problem and recognise it for what it is.

13 Jul 2017 12:05 AM

Mute 'cow', 3 more words: CBFC to director of Amartya Sen documentary

The controversial board wants 'Gujarat', 'Hindutva view of India' and 'Hindu India' muted as well.

12 Jul 2017 3:07 PM

Communal violence a cause of concern: Sen

Basirhat, for the last two days, has not seen any incidents of flare up after the violence erupted on the night of July 3 over a FB post by a youth.

11 Jul 2017 2:19 AM

Have no objection to WB BJP chief's criticism: Amartya Sen

'He has done what he has felt and has the right to do so if he feels so,' Sen said reacting to Dilip Ghosh's comments.

12 Feb 2017 5:33 PM

WB BJP president questions Amartya Sen's contribution to nation

Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor Surnajan Das termed Ghosh's comments as "unfortunate" and "uncalled for".

12 Feb 2017 11:37 AM