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The noted economist has been accused by central university Visva-Bharati of allegedly being in illegal possession of land on its campus.
In ‘How To Read Amartya Sen’, Lawrence Hamilton writes on the economist’s thrust on free press and public reasoning as the centre of a democracy.
Amartya Sen’s emphatic plea for liberating Indian entrepreneurship has not received attention. Neither has Jean Drèze’s concerns over a hostile state.
Bengali identity politics must not devolve into a hate campaign against non-Bengali speaking people. Remember what Shiv Sena did to Maharashtra?
Judging a victory Amartya Sen | Nobel laureate in economics, professor of economics and philosophy at Harvard University The Indian Express Amartya Sen raises several concerns over the 2019 Lok Sabha elections verdict. He says since BJP cornered 37 per cent of the vote, there should have been more and stronger alliances among opposition parties. Also, the coalitions that emerged ought to have had an “agreed vision” rather than being just anti-BJP. He regrets the absence of discussion on the “ideological difference” between BJP’s perspective – based on its “Hindu identity”— and the integrated vision of a “common identity of Indians”, regardless of religion. On the BJP, Sen says the party and PM Modi have “excellent grounds” to be happy with their victory, but they ought to be disappointed by media criticism worldwide of the "ways and means of securing BJP’s victory". He is concerned by the lack of a "level-playing field" for...
India’s growing inequality, poverty and low human development index are of global concern and extensive research is needed to find out solutions.
A minor domestic quarrel has turned into a major court battle over who gets to trade the benchmark Indian index.
The Amartya Sen documentary censorship row is being slammed as another indicator of the politicisation and autocratic ways of the CBFC. AADYA SINHA