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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.

Chandan Mitra regrets remarks against Amartya Sen

BJP MP Chandan Mitra on Friday expressed regret over his remarks that Bharat Ratna should be taken back from Amartya Sen.

Don`t poke nose into politics: Uddhav Thackeray to Amartya Sen

Shiv Sena on Friday deprecated BJP MP Chandan Mitra`s demand for stripping Nobel laureate Amartya Sen of Bharat Ratna.

I have no affection for Narendra Modi or Amartya Sen: Economist Jagdish Bhagwati

After Amartya Sen`s remarks that he would not like to see Modi as India`s Prime Minister, noted economist Jagdish Bhagwati has said he has no particular affection for either Modi or Rahul Gandhi.

What Sen said, must have been correct: Shinde

Shinde on Thursday disapproved of BJP MP Chandan Mitra`s demand of stripping economist Amartya Sen of the Bharat Ratna and went on to endorse the views of the Nobel laureate against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Ready to return Bharat Ratna if Vajpayee asks: Amartya Sen

Slugfest erupted over BJP MP Chandan Mitra`s demand for stripping Nobel laureate Amartya Sen of Bharat Ratna award and the economist offering to return it if Atal Bihari Vajpayee asks him to do so.

No question of taking back `Bharat Ratna` from Amartya Sen: Tharoor

MoS for Human Resource and Development Shashi Tharoor avoided commenting on BJP`s Rajya Sabha MP Chandan Mitra`s criticism of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen.

Congress, BJP cross swords over Amartya Sen

The war of words between the BJP and Congress over Noble laureate Amartya Sen, who had recently expressed his opposition to Gujarat CM Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, grew shriller on Thursday.

I don`t want Modi as my PM: Amartya Sen

Coming out strongly against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Monday said he does not want him to become India`s prime minister as he does not have secular credentials.