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Feb 21, 2017
Amartya Sen cautions Narendra Modi govt against compromising autonomy of universitiesNobel laureate and renowned economist Amartya Sen said on Tuesday that if the government wants to set up world-class universities it should not try to execute autocratic power on the universities as freedom and autonomy of institutions is vital for the country
Feb 15, 2017
West Bengal BJP's diatribe against Amartya Sen exposes its poor intellect, anti-Bengali ethosThe Bengaliness of the BJP in Bengal in incidental, whereas, it's BJP-ness is fundamental. And this seriously limits its appeal in West Bengal, where it is widely conceived to be a Hindi-belt party controlled by outsiders.
Nov 25, 2016
Nalanda University chancellor George Yeo resigns, claims he wasn't notified about leadership changeGeorge Yeo, the second Chancellor of Nalanda University on Friday resigned from the post saying the varsity's autonomy was being affected as he was "not even given notice" of the leadership change in the institution.
Nov 23, 2016
Nalanda University's governing board dissolved, so ends Amartya Sen's 9-year-long associationPranab Mukherjee had dissolved Nalanda university's governing board on Monday. This decision also brought an end to the university's nine-year-long association of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen.
Aug 27, 2016
Universities should be bastions of free speech, debate: Pranab MukherjeePresident Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said universities and institutions of higher learning must be bastions of free speech and expression and debates should be encouraged.
Jul 18, 2016
Unesco World Heritage sites in images: Nalanda, Chandigarh Capitol on listUnesco on Sunday evening agreed to put 12 new sites on the World Heritage List before ending its 40th session in Turkey's Istanbul city.
Jul 11, 2015
Behind Amartya Sen's outburst: An old man's old tricks to grab attentionAmartya Sen has done enough damage to India by his espousal of left ideology. But his recent outburst against the PM appeared more strategic than genuine, with a new book by him needing some excitement
Jul 09, 2015
The Amartya Sen Guide to passing off petty pique as high principleEven as he leaves Nalanda University, Amartya Sen is leaving a bad taste in the mouth. At 82, he ought to be retiring gracefully, not making a fuss over it by couching it as a fight for academic autonomy.
Jul 07, 2015
I was ousted from Nalanda University: Amartya Sen lashes out at Modi govt interferenceBarely a few months after Amartya Sen withdrew his candidature as chancellor of Nalanda University, the Nobel Laureate has lashed out at the Modi government by going public with a biting critique over the whys and hows.
Feb 21, 2015
Amartya Sen quits Nalanda University but his sour exit does him no creditAmartya Sen, who has decided to quit as Chancellor when his tenure ends in July at Nalanda University, did not distinguish his stewardship of the new institution with any great moves. Some controversies refuse to go away