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.

Get glimpses of Nobel laureates' inspirational lives

A bicycle and a book on mathematics belonging to economist Amartya Sen, a notepad of Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa and a wooden bear that was on the desk of Finnish politician Martti Ahtisaari - personal collectibles belonging to various Nobel laureates are coming to India, with the Stockholm-based Nobel Museum`s exhibition making its debut in this country.

Nalanda University to provide free education to poor: Amartya Sen
Nalanda University to provide free education to poor: Amartya Sen

The Nalanda University will provide free education to poor students if they qualify on the parameters of the varsity, its Chancellor Prof Amartya Sen said on Wednesday.

Amartya Sen not `Indian in proper sense`, says Subramanian Swamy

Annoyed by the statement of the economist Amartya Sen that BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will not be the best prime minister for the country, party leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said that Sen is not an Indian in the proper sense and that he functions as a foot soldier of the Indian culture.

Modi not a good PM candidate: Amartya Sen

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen came out against Narendra Modi today saying that he did not think he is a good prime ministerial candidate.

Not resigning as Nalanda head: Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen clarified that that he was not quitting as the chancellor of the revived Nalanda University, an international centre of learning coming up in Bihar.

AAP victory set good example of democracy: Amartya Sen

Debutant Aam Aadmi Party`s victory in the recent Delhi Assembly Elections has set a good example of the strength of democracy in India, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said.

Lack of leadership in Congress: Amartya Sen

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen on Friday said there was lack of leadership in Congress and the party could not fulfil what the people expected.

1984 riots not comparable with 2002 Gujarat riots: Amartya Sen

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has said the Gujarat riots of 2002 are not comparable with the anti-Sikh riots in Delhi in 1984, rejecting Infosys chief N R Narayanamurthy`s view that the post-Godhra violence should not stand in the way of Narendra Modi becoming prime minister.

AAP`s rise has challenged established institutions: Amartya Sen

Aam Admi Party`s rise is an "important departure" in politics which has challenged the established institutions, eminent economist Amartya Sen said on Saturday.

Chidambaram invokes Amartya, Bhagwati to attack Modi

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday invoked growth models advocated by eminent economists Amartya Sen and Jagdish Bhagwati to attack Narendra Modi government`s performance.

Bharat Ratna cannot be taken back: Somnath Chatterjee

Criticising the statement by BJP leader Chandan Mitra that the Bharat Ratna be taken back from Amartya Sen, former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Friday said this could not be done.

Congress slams BJP over Mitra`s remarks against Amartya Sen

Notwithstanding the regret expressed by BJP MP Chandan Mitra for his remarks against Amartya Sen, Congress slammed the Opposition party, saying it reflects "narrow bigotry" and "fascist" mindset.