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Amartya Sen Joins Growing List Of Supporters Of Incarcerated Bangladeshi Dissenter Shahidul Alam

Aug 25, 2018 Ushinor Majumdar

The police in Dhaka detained Alam on the night of August 5 and he was remanded to police custody for a week on charges of ‘spreading propaganda and false information against the government’.

Wish Amartya Sen Spends Some Time In India To See Structural Reforms By Modi Govt: Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman

Jul 15, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

He was responding to a query regarding Sen's recent remarks about the present government.


Amartya Sen: India Has Taken A Quantum Jump In The Wrong Direction After 2014

Jul 08, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The government has also deflected from issues of inequalities, the caste system and the schedules tribes have been kept out, said Sen.


Amartya Sen: India Has Taken A Quantum Jump In The Wrong Direction After 2014

The government has also deflected from issues of inequalities, the caste system and the schedules tribes have been kept out, said Sen.

12 January, 2018

Filmmaker Suman Ghosh Agrees To Remove Word 'Gujarat' From Documentary On Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen

Outlook Web Bureau

The Central Board of Film Certification, Kolkata, had, on July 11, asked Ghosh to cut or mute six parts (both words and phrases) - 'Gujarat', 'In India', 'Hindu', 'Cow', 'These days' and 'Hindutva' -- from the documentary for a 'U' certification.


05 January, 2018

CBFC Finally Gives Green Signal To Amartya Sen Documentary 'The Argumentative Indian'

Outlook Web Bureau

The hour-long documentary had courted controversy last year when the director refused to abide by CBFC Kolkata diktat of beeping the four words -- cow, Gujarat, Hindutva and Hindu


13 January, 2015

Learning From Each Other

Amartya Sen

'Indian mathematicians learned something from Babylonians, Greeks and Romans, they also taught some brilliantly new ideas to mathematicians elsewhere in the world.'


11 August, 2008

The Demands Of Social Justice

Amartya Sen

Engagement with reasons of justice is particularly critical in identifying the overwhelming priorities that we have to acknowledge and overcome with total urgency. A good first step may be to think more clearly – and a little more often – about what


16 February, 2007

What Can IT Industry Do For India?

Amartya Sen

Given what the country has done for Indian IT, it is not silly to ask: what specially can the IT industry do for India (other than what happens automatically without any deliberate pursuit of non-business ends)?


16 September, 2006

Add My Voice

Amartya Sen

It is surprising that independent India has not yet been able to rescind the colonial era monstrosity in the shape of Section 377, dating from 1861


04 November, 2003

Closing The Gap

Amartya Sen

The world can become more secure and more fair only if we close the educational gaps, and remove the enormous disparities in educational access, inclusion and achievement.


11 December, 2002

It's Right To Rebel

Amartya Sen

The protests against globalisation are often ungainly, ill-tempered, simplistic, frenzied and frantic, even highly disruptive. And yet, they also serve the function of questioning and disputing the unexamined contentment about the world in which we l


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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