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  • Reflections of a Master Mind

    Reflections of a Master Mind

    As an economist, Sen is reckoned as one of the great minds who has enriched the world of ideas and actions, augmented by his erudition in fields as diverse as Sanskrit grammar and literature, mathematics and philosophy

    September 1, 2021
  • Acquiring and sharing knowledge is more important: Amartya Sen

    Acquiring and sharing knowledge is more important: Amartya Sen

    "Even if we put emphasis on the evaluation we must remember it is the last thing. Acquiring and sharing knowledge comes first. There are reasons to believe that the issue should be seen from different sides and perspectives," Amartya Sen.

    August 23, 2021
  • Amartya Sen truly at ‘Home in the World’ as his memoir reveals

    Amartya Sen truly at ‘Home in the World’ as his memoir reveals

    "Amartya Sen is one of the most distinguished minds of our time (who) enjoyably mixes moments of profundity with flashes of mischievous provocation"

    June 9, 2021
  • Stunted children

    Stunted children

    Malnutrition has an irreversible effect on health and human development. The first Golden 1000 Days of a child’s life are a unique period of opportunity when the foundations of optimum health, growth, and neurodevelopment across the lifespan is established.

    May 16, 2021
  • Visva-Bharati University continues to call Amartya Sen illegal holder of its land

    Visva-Bharati University continues to call Amartya Sen illegal holder of its land

    Visva-Bharati registrar Ashok Mahato on Saturday asked for measurements university campus and the land belonging to Nobel laureate Amartya Sen.

    January 17, 2021
  • West Bengal Congres chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury attacks BJP for ‘insulting’ Amartya Sen

    West Bengal Congres chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury attacks BJP for ‘insulting’ Amartya Sen

    Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's remark has come when Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has been engaged in a tussle with Visva-Bharati University over land holding.

    December 31, 2020
  • TMC’s Mahua Moitra attacks BJP, RSS after Dilip Ghosh ridicules Amartya Sen’s ‘love jihad’ remark

    TMC’s Mahua Moitra attacks BJP, RSS after Dilip Ghosh ridicules Amartya Sen’s ‘love jihad’ remark

    Hitting below the belt, Dilip Ghosh had said that Amartya Sen didn’t have any moral right to speak because he had married three women of three faiths.

    December 29, 2020
  • Amartya Sen married thrice, left India, has no right to speak: BJP’s Dilip Ghosh

    Amartya Sen married thrice, left India, has no right to speak: BJP’s Dilip Ghosh

    Dilip Ghosh's remark has come at the time when Amartya Sen was accused of illegally registering a part of Visva-Bharati University's land under his own name.

    December 29, 2020
  • V-B debunks Sen

    V-B debunks Sen

    The Nobel laureate has succinctly exposed the malaise that has permeated the central university with the statement that “a big gap exists between the Santiniketan culture and that of the Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor, empowered as he is by the central government in Delhi, with its growing control over Bengal”.

    December 29, 2020
  • Endemic deprivation

    Endemic deprivation

    The malnutrition paradox is that there are some countries that have become economic powerhouses with persistently high numbers of malnourished children, while other countries with low levels of national income have shown an appreciable progress in combating malnutrition by investing in cost-effective, proven interventions that ensure children's access to proper nutrition.

    July 17, 2020
  • Malnutrition & Covid-19

    Malnutrition & Covid-19

    Covid-19 is the most contagious disease we have ever encountered. At the time of writing, the Covid-19 infected 41.5 + lakh in 187 countries/regions with deaths exceeding 284124. The sharp rise in infections and deaths has caught many countries unprepared. The dexterity with which influenza viruses change their coat proteins' can hamper the development of vaccines against them.

    May 18, 2020
  • Opposition unity lacking in protests

    Opposition unity lacking in protests

    Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s TRS voted against the legislation, but he is silent on NRC.

    January 26, 2020
  • Protests against CAA should continue even without opposition unity: Amartya Sen

    Protests against CAA should continue even without opposition unity: Amartya Sen

    Amid protests against CAA, Sen had last week said that the new citizenship law is not in tune with the Constitution and demanded that the legislation be scrapped.

    January 14, 2020
  • Supreme Court should turn down CAA for being unconstitutional: Amartya Sen

    Supreme Court should turn down CAA for being unconstitutional: Amartya Sen

    The Nobel laureate said what really should matter for deciding citizenship is the place a person was born, and where the person has lived.

    January 8, 2020
  • Nutritional insecurity

    Nutritional insecurity

    Our nutritional policy should ensure that the foetus is fed through the mother, nutritionally enhanced supplementary foods that pack an extra punch when it comes to delivering the vitamins and minerals that children need to reach their full physical and intellectual potential. Investing in nutrition is an investment in the next generation.

    November 14, 2019
  • Two among the Greats

    Two among the Greats

    It bears recall that the astrophysicist, Meghnad Saha, had been nominated for the Nobel as many as seven times.

    November 3, 2019
  • A major contemporary thinker

    A major contemporary thinker

    Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, one of the most celebrated economists in the world, pens his thoughts and asks pertinent questions inhis narrative, The Idea of Justice.

    October 24, 2019