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Withdraw false land-grab charges: Amartya Sen to V-B VC

Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen has written to Visva-Bharati demanding that the university authorities withdraw the allegation that his family is in "illegal" possession of land in its......

Won't be worthy heirs of Tagore if we don't reject communalism: Amartya Sen

Political parties sure have good reasons to pursue individual goals, but rejection of communalism ought to be a shared value without which "we shall not be worthy heirs of Tagore and Netaji", Nobel......

Space for debate shrinking, says Amartya Sen

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has voiced concern over "curtailment of space" for protest and discussion in the country where people are jailed without trial through arbitrarily imposed charge of......

Amartya Sen thanks Mamata for her support over land row

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Monday thanked West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for supporting him after his family was accused by the Visva Bharati of being in "illegal" possession of land on......

'Count me as your sister': Mamata backs Amartya Sen amid land row

Expressing pain and anguish at recent developments alluding to Amartya Sen's familial properties in Shantiniketan, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday wrote to the Nobel laureate......

Bangladesh may overtake India this year

Bangladesh might overtake India this year by per capita income in nominal dollars, but it is not yet close to becoming South Asia's economic powerhouse anytime soon, T N Ninan points out. IMAGE:......

Raghuram Rajan on how India should lift lockdown

India should be "cleverer" in lifting the lockdown and should open up its economy in a "measured way" soon to save jobs, former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan said on Thursday, underlining that Rs......

Who is Prasanta Pattanaik, Padma Shri?

Had he not been a student, admirer and follower of Amartya Sen, TCA Srinivasa-Raghavan feels it might have been a Padma Bhushan.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   The year was 1971.......

How BJP could have avoided CAA storm

'The majoritarian solution is what the BJP always prefers.''But this solution suffers from a major weakness: It ignores subjective preferences which can be important and non-negotiable,' points out......

Abhijit Banerjee and the mystique of the Nobel Prize

Does Abhijit Banerjee's Nobel Prize help India reduce extreme poverty, asks Rajeev Srinivasan. IMAGE: Professor Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics. Photograph: Brian......

The Life Force Called Shaukat Kaifi

'My mom is a riot! I thank her with all my heart,' Shabana Azmi tells Subhash K Jha. The legendary theatre personality Shaukat Azmi passed into the ages on November 22. She was 93 and still......

Priyanka stars in Valentine's Day movie

Isn't It Romantic is about a New York woman hit on the head during a mugging.The impact leaves her feeling that she is in a rom-com.Saibal Chatterjee reports. IMAGE: Priyanka Chopra and Adam......

Pahlaj Nihalani sacked as Censor Board chief

Noted lyricist and adman Prasoon Joshi will replace him as the chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification.   The government on Friday replaced Pahlaj Nihalani with songwriter-poet......

Happy birthday Shahid Kapoor!

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:Shahid Kapoor celebrated his 34th birthday on February 25 and his friends from the industry took to Twitter to wish him: Sonakshi......

How India wants to promote football after PM Modi's complaint

India will launch a programme to engage more than 11 million children in football-related activities. IMAGE: Former football coach of India Wim Koevermans (left) with an Indian kid. Photograph:......
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259-Member Panel Constituted To Commemorate 75 Years Of Independence

The members of the panel include former president Pratibha Patil, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, NSA Ajit Doval, 28 chief ministers, artistes... ...

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Govt constitutes a committee

The government on Friday set up a 259-member high-level national committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to commemorate 75 years of... ...

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Kerala Looks Ahead conclave concluded on Wednesday with a call for continued social security as the main speaker on the third day, Nobel laureate... ...

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The man who got Joseph Stiglitz and Amartya Sen to know Bihar well

Last time I heard from Shaibal Gupta was in the midst of the Bihar election campaign. Though frail to the hilt, in his feeble voice he started... ...

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The war of words between economist Amartya Sen and Visva-Bharati authorities continues, with the Nobel Laureate on Monday writing to V-B... ...

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