Indians have been "much too tolerant" of intolerance: Amartya Sen

 Indians have been "much too tolerant" of intolerance, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said on Friday and asked people to "work hard" to preserve the tradition of tolerance and plurality which he said was not being done adequately.

Netaji''s ''death'' being used for petty politics: Amartya Sen

 The circumstances of the "death" of Subhas Chandra Bose are being used for petty politics at a time when India badly needs Netaji`s vision of justice, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen said on Saturday.

India needs Netaji's vision of justice: Amartya Sen

Observing that the country was in a situation where secularism was construed as a bad word, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen on Saturday said Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose`s vision of equity and justice was badly required in all spheres of life.

Need tolerance in India very badly, says Amartya Sen

Need tolerance in India very badly, says Amartya Sen

Sen discussed the influence and contributions of early 19th century poet Henry Louis Vivian Derozio in education and society.

Amartya Sen hails Delhi government's odd-even rule

Amartya Sen praised the Delhi government's car rationing 'odd-even' scheme.

Re-examine literacy criteria for panchayat polls: Amartya Sen

There is a need for a Constitution bench to deliberate on the Supreme Court's upholding of the Haryana government's decision to make literacy an essential criterion to contest panchayat elections, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen has said.

Interference in academic matters extreme under NDA regime: Amartya

The extent of government intervention in academic matters has become "extraordinarily common" and often "politically extreme" under the NDA regime, says Nobel laureate Amartya Sen.

Centre not interfering, says IIT-Kharagpur

At a time when Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has criticised the central government for interfering in academia, the IIT-Kharagpur director has said that the ministry of Human Resource Development has not created any road blocks in its autonomy.

Bihar is victim of Amartya Sen's intellect: Giriraj Singh

Union Minister Giriraj Singh today took a dig at Amartya Sen saying Bihar was a "victim" of his intellect, days after the Nobel Laureate economist hit out at the BJP-led Centre over its "interference" in academia.

Amartya Sen says Modi govt ousted him from Nalanda University

Amartya Sen says Modi govt ousted him from Nalanda University

Months after he withdrew his candidature as chancellor of Nalanda University, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has now said that the Narendra Modi-led government wants to seize direct control over academic institutions.

Yeo played 'key role' in setting up Nalanda University: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday justified the decision to name former Singapore finance minister George Yeo as the Chancellor of the Nalanda University, stating that he had played a 'key role' in its establishment.

Former Singapore FM Yeo to be Nalanda University Chancellor

Former Singapore finance minister George Yeo will take over as the Chancellor of the Nalanda University, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) confirmed on Saturday.

Amartya Sen's withdrawal sad day for Nalanda: Sugato Bose

Coming out in support of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, who has decided to withdraw his candidature as Nalanda University chancellor, academician and Trinamool MP Sugata Bose Saturday said it was a "sad day" for the prestigious multi-country initiative and termed the central government`s role as not being conducive to the autonomy of the institution.

Won't reconsider decision without academic independence: Amartya Sen

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Saturday night ruled out reconsidering his decision not to seek a second term as Chancellor of Nalanda University since that would require a change in the position of the government on the academic independence of Nalanda University.

Amartya Sen is a national treasure, only BJP can humiliate a man of his stature: Congress

Amartya Sen is a national treasure, only BJP can humiliate a man of his stature: Congress

The Congress party on Saturday slammed BJP for mistreating noted economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, saying the Narendra Modi government must refrain from politicising the issue of extending his term as Chancellor of Nalanda University.

Nalanda University issue: Opposition parties slam BJP over Amartya Sen's quitting

Opposition parties on Friday slammed the BJP government over Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's decision to withdraw his candidature as Nalanda University Chancellor for a second term, saying "dumping" him from the post was a "shame" and a "sad day" for the university.

Clear view that government doesn't want me: Amartya Sen

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Friday said that despite Nalanda University Visitor, President Pranab Mukherjee, being in favour of his continuing as chancellor and the university governing board having immediately "minuted" its decision to select him, there was a "clear view" that the government does not want him.

No attempt to curtail Amartya Sen's tenure: Modi government

Government on Friday rejected Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's contention that it does not want him to continue as Nalanda University Chancellor, saying there was no attempt to "curtail" his tenure and claimed that it was yet to receive the approved minutes of the Governing Board of Nalanda University (GBNU).

Ancient India exchanged ideas with Babylon, Greece, Rome: Amartya Sen

While Indian mathematicians made brilliant contributions in the field of the study, the Indians also learned from ancient Babylon, Greek and Romans, Nobel laureate in economics Amartya Sen said Monday.

Satyarthi's autographed chair, Amartya bicycle at Nobel museum

"For me this chair is still empty and waiting and inviting millions of left out children," wrote Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi under a chair at the Nobel Museum here, thus keeping with the tradition of a unique kind of autograph given by the laureates.