In praise of equipoise - Rutland Herald
Rutland HeraldIn praise of equipoiseRutland Herald“People often see themselves in terms of whichever one of their allegiances is most under attack,” Maalouf writes. The people who exclude us try to reduce our myriad identities down to one simplistic one. Amartya Sen calls this process “miniaturization.
Posted on 6 September 2017 | 9:57 pm
The joy of reading - Orillia Packet &
Orillia Packet & TimesThe joy of readingOrillia Packet & TimesIt's why Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen once said that "literacy is freedom." So, parents or uncles or aunts or grandparents: take up the mantle. Find an age-appropriate book and read to the young people in your life. Encourage them to read. Make it ...
Posted on 6 September 2017 | 6:01 pm
Piercing the walls of Naypyidaw - The Star
Piercing the walls of NaypyidawThe Star OnlineSimply put, the Rohingya are the victims of a slow genocide, to quote Nobel Laureate Prof Amartya Sen. To condemn the violence of a minuscule fraction of the Rohingya without taking into account their massive marginalisation and severe oppression is a ...and more »
Posted on 6 September 2017 | 4:03 pm
Promoting gender equality - Daily Times
Daily TimesPromoting gender equalityDaily TimesIt is obvious that there are 5 million less women than men and points to the phenomena of “missing women” as theorized by Amartya Sen in political economy literature. There might be errors of under-reporting while counting women as well. However, the ...and more »
Posted on 6 September 2017 | 12:56 pm
Supreme Court cites Amartya Sen, gives govt
Times of IndiaSupreme Court cites Amartya Sen, gives govt lesson on toleranceTimes of IndiaQuoting extensively from the writings of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, a staunch critic of the Modi government, the SC said, "Criticism and critique lie at the core of democratic governance. Tolerance of dissent is equally a cherished value. In deciding ...SC Quotes Amartya Sen To Answer Modi Government's Claim That Privacy Is An Elitist ConcernHuffington Post IndiaDevelopment is freedom to do what you value: SC quotes Amartya Sen to establish right to privacyNews Nationall 3 news articles »
Posted on 24 August 2017 | 1:54 pm
Land acquisition: Govt must win public trust
The nation wants an ex-ante body for endorsing "public purpose" during land acquistion process.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 11:03 pm
Vinayak Chatterjee: Trust deficit in land
Nobody trusts anybody where forcible land acquisition is concerned ostensibly under “public purpose”, “eminent domain” or “greater common good”. This is at the heart of all the angst and clamour against the amendments in the land Bill. Of the four key pillars that hold up the land Bill edifice, namely, compensation, resettlement and rehabilitation, social impact assessment and consent, it is the ...
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 1:48 pm
Academics divided over Amartya Sen's
About 800 years after it was razed by invaders, a group of scholars led by Nobel laureate Sen were reviving the ancient university in Bihar as part of a wider Asian renaissance.
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 7:19 am
'The Nalanda board was clear: Amartya
The Nalanda University Governing Board has backed Chancellor Amartya Sen's allegation that the Narendra Modi government did not act on a proposal to re-nominate him.
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 2:07 am
We now live in the era of the “politics of
We now live in the era of the “politics of wellbeing”. But what does that actually mean?
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 9:09 pm
BBC toasts to India's rising economy with
There will also be a round-up edition of India Business Report. Listeners on BBC World Service will hear from the correspondents as well as Indian economist and philosopher Amartya Sen, while Business Daily will explore the need for investment to help ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:35 pm
Can Indians capable of leading global
World class universities need to be headed by people whom others can look up to. That is why we need to be worried if the likes of Amartya Sen and Anil Kakodkar opt out of the system. David Ogilvy, the father of modern advertising, used to gift a ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 12:23 pm
Opinion: Ethiopia’s Recurrent Famine Is
Nobel Prize winner and economist Amartya Sen has extensively analyzed the relationship between democracy and famine in his book Development as Freedom. Sen argues democracies don’t have famines, only authoritarian systems do. Famine tend to happen in ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:45 am
The fight to save Kolkata's heritage homes
Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, poet and writer Ketaki Kushari Dyson, and novelist Rana Dasgupta, are among those who have pledged support. Image caption Writer Amit Chaudhuri is leading a campaign to save the old houses of Kolkata Back at the Shyambazar house ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:36 am
The Cause of Ethiopia's Recurrent Famine Is
Nobel Prize winner and economist Amartya Sen has extensively analyzed the relationship between democracy and famine in his book Development as Freedom. Sen argues democracies don't have famines, only authoritarian systems do. Famine tend to happen in ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:09 am
Resolved Question: Why have economists like
been rarely mentioned in the US?
Posted on 2 September 2013 | 6:40 pm
Resolved Question: If Mr. Amartya Sen
Somehow, someone ought to tell him to focus on his hometown, just once :)
Posted on 21 August 2013 | 2:25 pm
Resolved Question: How much did Amartya sen
I am seeing that Mr AMARTYA sen has taken up political campaign against Narendra modi and Gujarat in a sustained manner. He is an economist and not aPoliticians.This is possible only if he had been offered some thing substantial like post of president in future etc.Financial bonanza is also possible . Please express your opinion whether AMARTYA sen is the agent of congress?
Posted on 25 July 2013 | 1:24 pm
Resolved Question: India need secular PM,
Interview on IBN /CNN, AMARTYA SEN.
Posted on 22 July 2013 | 3:32 am
Resolved Question: How did manmohan singh
i am an aspirant to be a lecturer of economics in USA/UK/Canada/Australia, and have read Dr. Manmohan Singh and Dr. Amartya Sen's biographies on wikipedia.. but one question still remains unanswered. How did they get jobs as lecturers straight away? and im asking this question as ive already heard how tough it is to get through as a lecturer in these countries. if possible, can anyone list out strengths i need to focus on?
Posted on 17 August 2012 | 7:02 pm