Amartya Sen
West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.22

Award given for Amartya’s book

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen was honoured with the Muzaffar Ahmed memorial award for his book Home in the World: A Memoir in Calcutta on Friday. The award was instituted in memory CPM ideologue Muzaffa...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 20.07.22

Decoding hunger

Some simple truths bear repetition: climate change is real and India is going to face the brunt of its impacts in the next few decades. A recent report by the International Food Policy Research Instit...
By Sushant Khalkho

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.22

Letters to the editor: Govt's measure for sanitised vocabulary to ensure House discipline

Forbidden words Sir — The power of the spoken word is enormous. Is that why the Lok Sabha secretariat has identified certain commonly-used expressions as too strong for the temple of democ...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.22

'Anandabazar persists with principles'

Ishani Datta Ray, the first woman to helm Anandabazar’s editorial deck, was equally emphatic in spelling out the fundamentals as ABP marks out the crease afresh at hundred. “To question,&r...
By Sankarshan Thakur in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 03.07.22

Class Action: Kids and in-person classes

There is reason to be afraid. When Amartya Sen says this, it indicates the scale of the damage that has been wrought on India’s social and cultural fabric. Mr Sen was on a panel discussing the n...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.22

'Work together to maintain unity'

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has expressed concern over the current state of affairs in India and said people should work towards maintaining unity. He also said that divisions should not be made on re...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 01.07.22

Education crisis in Covid is ‘the worst’

Of all the crises inflicted by the pandemic, the education crisis is the worst, development economist Jean Drèze said on Thursday. “The worst aspect of Covid is the educational crisis. B...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.22

What Amartya Sen is afraid of

Beyond tolerance Mere tolerance is not enough to combat the divisions in the country, Sen said. “If you have to take on the fragmentism that is threatening India today, it is important to be n...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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