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Amartya Sen
Culture  /  Published 16.11.20

Renaissance man’s solace

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By Suman Ghosh

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Hathras makes daughter translate mom’s poem

Nandana Dev Sen, daughter of the late author Nabaneeta Dev Sen and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, has translated her mother’s poem in reaction to the alleged gang rape and murder of a Dalit teenage...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.20

VC to meet alumni & Tagore kin today

Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty has invited around two dozen alumni and old-timers of Santiniketan, including kin of Nobel laureates Rabindranath Tagore and Amartya Sen, for a meeting...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.20

Road: Tagore, Sen kin sign plea

Around 60 old-timers of Santiniketan, including family members of Nobel laureates Rabindranath Tagore and Amartya Sen, wrote to chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday, requesting her to take back ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.20

Rethinking democracy

Paul Cartledge, the renowned Cambridge historian, brought out a biography of democracy in 2016 with the nuanced title, Democracy: A Life. The book is a tour de force, lucidly covering a stre...
By Manas Ray

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West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.19

Nobel Laureate bats for ‘humane fairness’

Economist Amartya Sen attended the golden jubilee celebration of Bengali little magazine Samatat at the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre auditorium on Sunday.His arrival was publicised weeks in advance t...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.19

Have no patience for absurd claims: Amartya Sen

Economist Amartya Sen on Monday expressed dismay with the claims at the Indian Science Congress, where some scientists tried to pass off mythological accounts as evidence of scientific advancement. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.19

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee to share space alongside Amartya Sen

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By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.10.19

The Nobel meme

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee cooks. So does Mahafuj Ali.The economist and the landscape artist share a Nobel bond, too. When Banerjee won the Economics Nobel on Monday, a meme that drew much attention on ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.12.19

A madhouse reminder

Nothing, perhaps, is more foolhardy than attempting to ring in the New Year by looking back, not ahead. But we live in interesting times, and serendipity led to a time tunnel in a verdant patch in Thi...
By R. Rajagopal in Thiruvananthapuram


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