Amartya Sen

Taal Thok Ke: 'Jai Sri Ram' slogan not associated with Bengali culture, says Amartya Sen

Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen has opined that the slogans of 'Jai Sri Ram' is not associated with the Bengali culture and is being used "to beat up people". Watch this video to know more.

Jul 06, 2019, 19:06 PM IST

5W1H: Watch top news with research and latest updates, 6th July, 2019

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Jul 06, 2019, 17:58 PM IST

News 50: Watch top news headlines of July 6th, 2019

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Jul 06, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

No association of 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans with Bengali culture: Amartya Sen

Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen has opined that the slogans of 'Jai Sri Ram' is not associated with the Bengali culture and is being used "to beat up people". Watch this video to know more.

Jul 06, 2019, 17:10 PM IST

No association of 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans with Bengali culture: Amartya Sen

 Speaking at a programme at the Jadavpur University (JU) in Kolkata, West Bengal, Sen on Friday said that the significance of Goddess Durga can't be compared with Ram Navami. 

Jul 06, 2019, 13:02 PM IST

Should Ram Mandir or Sabarimala be central issues in an election year, asks Amartya Sen

The Nobel laureate also said that not tolerating people's opinion and harassing people is unacceptable. 

Jan 07, 2019, 15:58 PM IST

'Amartya Sen should remain silent,' says West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh

"Amartya Sen should remain silent. He should not react like this. He has nowadays minimum prestige and he should be conscious about that," said the BJP president.

Aug 26, 2018, 20:38 PM IST

Non-communal, non-BJP parties should ally for 2019 polls, says Amartya Sen

"We must express our opposition to autocracy, we must fight against their autocratic trends, we must criticise the issues where we need to oppose the non-communal right-wing forces, but we must not take back our hands when it comes to fighting communalism which is the biggest threat," he said in Kolkata.

Aug 26, 2018, 17:15 PM IST

Nalanda University's vice-chancellor quits over sexual assault by students

Based on the vision of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, the Nalanda International University came into existence on 25 November 2010 in Bihar's Nalanda district.

Mar 30, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

Improve quality of education, not just increase number of institutions: President to West Bengal

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday asked the West Bengal government to focus on providing quality education environment and not just aim at increasing the number of educational institutions.

Jan 20, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

Nalanda University chancellor George Yeo resigns, says he wasn't notified about leadership change

Nalanda University is located in the Buddhist pilgrim town of Rajgir in Nalanda district.

Nov 25, 2016, 12:12 PM IST

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.

Feb 12, 2016, 23:21 PM IST

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.

Jan 23, 2016, 17:13 PM IST

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.

Jan 23, 2016, 13:58 PM IST

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.

Jan 20, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

Amartya Sen hails Delhi government's odd-even rule

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

Jan 07, 2016, 01:32 AM IST

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.

Dec 18, 2015, 10:10 AM IST

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.

Aug 16, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

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.

Jul 10, 2015, 12:12 PM IST

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.

Jul 08, 2015, 19:35 PM IST