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'Dear prime minister: Harvard is not just Amartya Sen'

'Amartya Sen is a citizen of the country who has every right to criticise or give his opinion on a policy decision.''Get back at him! Why get back at Harvard?' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi......

We need change in the system, not a dharna: Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen -- Nobel Laureate, former Master of Trinity College in Cambridge and Thomas W Lamont University Professor at Harvard University -- has squarely rejected the notion of using an......

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......

Amartya Sen's help sought for Nalanda Uni

The Bihar government plans to take help of Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen for setting up an international university in Nalanda.Chief Minister Nitish Kumar told rediff.com on Tuesday - "We are eager to......

Why I steer clear of Nobel Laureates

'The worthy Amartya Sen is a mutterer, and unless you're really concentrating, or know your stuff, you're going to make a fool of yourself, as I did,' remembers Kishore Singh.Illustration: Uttam......

'PM Modi's demonetisation move is despotic'

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen has called the Modi government’s demonetisation move “despotic action that has struck at the root of economy based on trust”. “It......

India losing a skillful economic thinker: Amartya Sen

'It is sad for the country and it is sad for the government of the country too,' says the Nobel Laureate. Terming Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan's decision not to seek a second term......

Internet is creating the digital divide, says Amartya Sen

Internet is aggravating the digital divide between the literate and the illiterate, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said in New Delhi on Wednesday. Internet’s contribution is in "making......

Bhagwati vs Sen: What is the real conflict?

"Amartya Sen  claimed countries like Singapore educated people first; this led to growth later. That shows how ignorant he is. If you educate people and there are no economic policies that......

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