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Supreme Court must protect minorities from onslaught of majoritarianism: Vice-President Hamid Ansari

Apr 03, 2016

Supreme Court must protect minorities from onslaught of majoritarianism: Vice-President Hamid Ansari

contradictory and has led to major anomalies.’ Commenting on the debate on secularism, Amartya Sen observed that ‘secularism is basically a demand for symmetric political treatment
We can critique Gandhi, but not Mother Teresa’s sainthood? Free speech anyone?

Mar 21, 2016

We can critique Gandhi, but not Mother Teresa’s sainthood? Free speech anyone?

hit in Hindu-dominated India. We love Sri Rama and Sri Krishna, but there are temples to Ravana and Amartya Sen has repeatedly questioned Sri Krishna's advice to Arjuna as given in the
There goes the neighbourhood: Author Amit Chaudhuri talks about Kolkata and its decaying heritage

Mar 05, 2016

There goes the neighbourhood: Author Amit Chaudhuri talks about Kolkata and its decaying heritage

histories that characterise it, rather than deny those features; that they understand and reuse them. Kolkata, in the last two decades, has largely failed to do this.We know Amartya
The stench of bigotry: Why is Ramachandra Guha turning into Chetan Bhagat?

Mar 01, 2016

The stench of bigotry: Why is Ramachandra Guha turning into Chetan Bhagat?

hands of those defending the battleground of civil liberties and political dissent – JNU. For it is no longer those such as Amartya Sen, Aamir Khan, Raghuram Rajan and Guha, centrists
'Sangh sarkar' attempting to cast dangerous veil over serious national security failures, writes Sitaram Yechury

Feb 29, 2016

'Sangh sarkar' attempting to cast dangerous veil over serious national security failures, writes Sitaram Yechury

people to head, primarily because a Gajendra Chauhan is pliable while an Amartya Sen is not. Not fully unintended, but one of the consequences of such appointments is the destruction of
The JNU row: a case of competitive radicalism

Feb 17, 2016

The JNU row: a case of competitive radicalism

radicalism of any sort spoils the cause and derails the process of social justice.In Development as Freedom, Amartya Sen talks about freedom and capacity-building of citizens
We have been much too tolerant of intolerance: <b>Amartya</b> <b>Sen</b>

Feb 13, 2016

We have been much too tolerant of intolerance: Amartya Sen

New Delhi: Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Friday expressed dismay over Indians becoming “much too tolerant” of intolerance and asked people to “work hard” to pres
'We have been much too tolerant with intolerance, this has to end': <b>Amartya</b> <b>Sen</b>

Feb 13, 2016

'We have been much too tolerant with intolerance, this has to end': Amartya Sen

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen tore into the vitals of the intolerance debate saying India has been much too "tolerant with intolerance" and that "small but organized groups" are trying to i