Amartya Sen
Opinion  /  Published 17.04.21

Fast friends: Amartya Sen & Mahbub ul Haq

Even I can understand a simply written new book on economics which explains why gross domestic product is no longer the best way to measure how well a country is doing since it does not take into acco...
By Amit Roy

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.21

Amartya: take back false charges

Economist Amartya Sen has described as “a crude attempt at harassment — or worse” the sudden abuse of his family’s property documents and asked the Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor to withdraw th...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.21

Measure Amartya Sen’s land: varsity

 Visva-Bharati on Saturday asked the Bengal government to measure the area of Pratichi, the family home of Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen, to permanently resolve the land “controversy...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.21

A light in the gathering gloom

In order to be in Indian politics, individuals should come prepared for a barrage of abuse, legal harassment, intrusions into personal lives and the very real threat of losing their own. An essential ...
By Abhijit Chowdhury

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.21

State to celebrate ‘inclusive Netaji’

Mamata Banerjee will launch the yearlong quasquicentennial anniversary celebration of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on January 23, the day the Prime Minister is likely to be in Bengal. “The core i...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.21

Amartya denies calling Visva-Bharati VC

Amid the controversy over Nobel laureate Amartya Sen telephoning Visva Bharati Vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty and introducing himself as Bharat Ratna, the famed economist has denied having an...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.21

Sen's lawyers move Visva-Bharati VC

Lawyers for economist Amartya Sen have asked the Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor to immediately withdraw land-related allegations against the Nobel laureate. “Our Client has learnt from newspaper...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.20

Aishe flags digital divide worry

SFI leader and Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president Aishe Ghosh, here on Tuesday, underscored the “digital divide” that has cropped up in the education sector amid t...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.20

Dilip hits Sen below the belt

The BJP’s state unit chief Dilip Ghosh, having developed a reputation for shooting from the hip and embarrassing his party, on Tuesday lambasted Nobel laureate Amartya Sen in what is being viewe...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.20

CPI MP writes to PM on ‘abuse’ of power by VC

CPI Rajya Sabha member Binoy Viswam has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking his intervention to stop the “abuse” of power by Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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