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'Regret saying Amartya Sen should be stripped of Bharat Ratna'

In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bharatiya Janata Party Rajya Sabha member of Parliament Chandan Mitra has expressed his regret for having demanded that Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen be stripped of his......

In letter to Krishna, Kalam slams Amartya Sen

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam's letter, which he sent to Foreign Minister S M Krishna in July last year, has now come into public domain, slamming Nobel Laureate economist Amartya Sen for......

PM, Sachin, Sen on Time's most influential list

Nine Indians, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and economist Amartya Sen have been named in Time magazine's annual list of 100 most influential people. The......

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Live!

World renowned economist and Nobel laureate Dr Amartya Sen will be giving the annual lecture for UK-based think tank Demos at 1830 GMT on March 15 (12am IST on March 16 and......

Spotted: Saurav with Amartya Sen

Reader Dr Saurav Guha sends us this picture of Nobel Laureate Professor Amartya Sen. Saurav (right), a post-doctoral research fellow at the College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA,......

Chidambaram endorses both Bhagwati and Sen's economic models

Amid raging debate over growth models suggested by economists Amartya Sen and Jagdish Bhagwati, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday endorsed both of them saying they were equally......

Bihar and India's uncertain glory

Amartya Sen and Jean Dreze advocate stronger laws to improve basic education but believe that public scepticism and media criticism of corruption in such schemes are misplaced, says Sunil......

Economic mantras Modi must learn to be successful

The basic wisdom of economics is that not compromising is costly. If Narendra Modi doesn't heed this lesson, he risks running an administration that is ineffective at best and disastrous at worst,......

Raghuram Rajan: 'We Indians treat our economy and cricketers alike'

'We are by no means anywhere nearing having external financing difficulties or internal financing difficulties. The government’s credit is solid, there is absolutely no difficulty for the......

Remembering Amar Bose: The label 'Great Man' fits him to a T

Sree Sreenivasan recalls his encounters with the pioneer of sound who passed away on Friday and gives a sense of how many lives he touched -- in big and small ways. There are two......

The Ra.One Teaser: Broken down into details

Teaser one, out today, might be only 10 seconds. But as the first glimpse of this year's biggest budget film, and a make or break film for producing superstar Shah Rukh Khan, 10......

Christina Aguilera splits from husband

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Pop singer Christina Aguilera has split from her husband of nearly five years, Jordan Bratman. Aguilera, 29, was seen......

Britney cleared of child abuse allegations

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Singer Britney Spears has been cleared of child abuse allegations.   A former bodyguard of the 28-year-old......

Asia's Greatest Actors of all time

Bollywood legend Guru Dutt has been named in the list of CNN's top 25 Asian actors of all time. The list has been prepared ahead of the Oscar night on March 7 and has actors from India, China,......

Kannada actor K S Aswath passes away

Kannada actor K S Aswath, 85, who passed away on Monday morning, was one of the most versatile and talented actors seen on the Kannada screen. He has been associated with the Kannada film industry......

Roddick loses cool, exits French Open

Russian qualifier Teimuraz Gabashvili swatted sixth seed Andy Roddick aside 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 in the third round of the French Open on Saturday as the American let his temper get the better of him.......

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soumyen sarkar
Q. Dr. Amartya Sen on those intellectuals, who speak on fiscal responsibility ............Sen. What I dont like is that when people talk about fiscal responsibility, they do it while sitting in their AC rooms, powered by subsidized electricity, eating food cooked by subsidized gas and travelling in subsidized diesel cars.Please comment.
Soumyen Sarkar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/dr.-amartya-sen-on-those-intellectuals-who-speak-on-fiscal-r/27387068/answers/

jameel ahmed
Q. Does discussion also leads to argument ?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. Absolutely......one needs to formulate plans by taking ground reality as the core ......and then monitor it aggresively......merely speaking won't help!!! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/does-discussion-also-leads-to-argument-/24401831/answers/27387071

amitava duttamajumdar
Q. name few Indians who should have won Nobel Prize?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A. 1. If disciussion is cohesive & remains friendly all thru, then there is no chance of Arguments.2. But if the discussion becomes hot &...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/name-few-indians-who-should-have-won-nobel-prize/24257602/answers/24401922

sampan chakraborty
Q. then why we are not producing another sn bose or tagore?in last 30 years the likes of subhas mukherjee,mother teresa,amartya sen,microcredit pioneer md yunuus had emerged all whose work had won nobel(unfortunately though dr mukherjee had to commit suicide long ago but nobel was awarded in 2010 to british physician edwards ).but still i must admit that we have not produced anyone like renaissance personality like tagore,jc bose,swami vivekananda.is it the vice like grip of failed ideology among commom mass or completely due to poltical failures since 1960's?
Sampan Chakraborty:  A. Amartya Sen (born 1933) was the first Indian to receive the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, awarded to him in 1998 Others who won are...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/then-why-we-are-not-producing-another-sn-bose-or-tagorein-la/22396815/answers/24257642

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First Annual Amartya Sen Prize on Illicit Financial Flows Awarded to Max Everest-Phillips, Hamish Russell, and Gillian Brock

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