Amartya Sen
West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.20

'Varsity used to peddle hate'

By Devadeep Purohit and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Opinion  /  Published 30.12.20

Speak up: Loujain al-Hathloul sent to prison

Sir — The wheels of justice turn slowly; for some they come to a grinding halt. At such times, it is important that the common people come together and ensure the delivery of justice through pea...

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.20

Amartya: no place for communalism

Political parties sure have good reasons to pursue individual goals, but rejection of communalism ought to be a shared value without which "we shall not be worthy heirs of Tagore and Netaji"...
By Pradipta Tapadar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.20

Amartya thanks Mamata in letter

Sen had also suggested that there was a gulf between the culture of Santiniketan and that of the vice-chancellor, whom he described as “empowered” by the central government in Delhi. Mama...
By Devadeep Purohit in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 28.12.20

Space for debate shrinking: Amartya

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has voiced anguish over the "shrinking space" for debate and dissent in the country where people are jailed without trial through the arbitrarily imposed charge of...
By Pradipta Tapadar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.20

Plot seen in barbs at Sen

Several academics, students and public figures came together in the city on Sunday to protest an alleged attempt by Visva-Bharati authorities to defame economist Amartya Sen by engineering a land cont...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.12.20

Standing up for Amratya Sen

Standing next to her was Debanjana Banerjee, a first-year student of West Bengal State University, Barasat. “The BJP is saying it will build Sonar Bangla, at the same time it is humiliating Ben...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.20

Gap between Santiniketan culture and Visva-Bharati VC: Amartya Sen

In his inimitable style, Sen also responded to an account attributed to the vice-chancellor at a faculty meeting on December 9 that the Nobel laureate had called him up, identifying himself as “...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.20

Mamata fury at ‘land encroach insult’ to Sen

A furious Mamata Banerjee on Thursday lambasted the BJP for their alleged disrespect to Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, adding the economist to the list of Bengal icons that she accused the saffron ecosys...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta, Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

Panel on Netaji’s birth anniversary

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced the formation of a committee to oversee the yearlong celebrations of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 125th birth anniversary and launched a scathing attack on ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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