Amartya Sen
Opinion  /  Published 29.03.19

Some serious flaws in Modi’s govt machinery

By Ujjawal Krishnam

Opinion  /  Published 31.01.20

No time for delay

Sir — Time is running out for the 13-foot saltwater crocodile, Palu, in Indonesia. The reptile has had a tyre stuck around it for years now. Attempts by Indonesian authorities to take the tyre out h...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.19

Visitors 2019

Amartya Sen Where: EZCC When: January 6What: The Nobel Laureate economist was the chief guest at the golden jubilee celebration of Bengali little magazine Samatata. Pullela GopichandWhere: Biswa Bangl...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 29.02.20

Amartya Bangla parallel

Economist Amartya Sen on Saturday drew a comparison with Bangladesh while referring to the problems faced by girls in India and said that many of these issues occurred less frequently in the neighbour...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Aditya Nag in Santiniketan

India  /  Published 21.04.19

Amartya Chair in LSE

Amartya Sen, whose term as chancellor of Nalanda University was not renewed, is having a chair named after him at the London School of Economics.The LSE will shortly start interviewing candidates for ...
By Amit Roy in London


Opinion  /  Published 22.10.19

We need to save coral reefs

Sir — The coral reefs in the Gulf of Mannar off the coast of Tamil Nadu and Palk Bay had suffered heavy damage by bleaching earlier this year. Surprisingly, however, many of these have sprung back t...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.18

Amartya Sen's cousin burgled in Santiniketan

The house of a cousin of economist Amartya Sen opposite the high-security Visva-Bharati campus was burgled on Tuesday night, three weeks after an elderly descendant of Rabindranath Tagore was robbed a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan(WestBengal)

Opinion  /  Published 03.03.19

Being an 'anti-national' is not a crime

It is a philosophical tease, as it were. A rather tricky one at that. In his conception of the State, Thomas Hobbes had argued that sovereignty is, in fact, the soul of the Leviathan. In a bid to prot...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

Reason is the first casualty of majoritarianism

Almost 30 years ago, in the midst of Lal Krishna Advani’s rath yatra (arguably the single most fissiparous action by any politician in independent India), a dearly beloved friend told me, “All my ...
By Samantak Das

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.19

Arguments flow freely, audience learns a lesson

The great Indian argumentative tradition was in full bloom in Rabindranath Tagore’s seat on Sunday evening, with two acclaimed economists arguing their cases with precise logic in front of a packed ...
By Devadeep Purohit and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


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