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We have been much too tolerant of intolerance: Amartya Sen

Feb 13, 2016

We have been much too tolerant of intolerance: Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen said that religion could be used in many different ways and when it was used to silence people because of their faith or no faith, it then clearly violated one’s fundamental right to Freedom of Speech. #Amartya Sen #Freedom of Speech #Freedom of Expression #Intolerance Debate #The Argumentative Indian
'We have been much too tolerant with intolerance, this has to end': Amartya Sen

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 and that small but organized groups are trying to impose their rules on the larger fabric of society in the garb of hurt sentiments. #TheySaidIt #Intolerance #AmartyaSen
Shrinking 'Bangalir Gorbo'! Are you game for a big Bong debate to salvage the lost Bengali pride?

Feb 13, 2016

Shrinking 'Bangalir Gorbo'! Are you game for a big Bong debate to salvage the lost Bengali pride?

While the popular call of 'Jago Bangali' may stir some Bengali blood to regain its lost glory, particularly among those staying outside West Bengal, the state per se is only conveniently bothered about the dwindling Bengali ego when it has a bonanza attached to it like an election. #Mamata Banerjee #Amartya Sen #InMyOpinion #Trinamool Congress #Amitav Ghosh #Saurav Ganguly #Kolkata Book Fair #Bengalis #Sairaj Bahutule #F Weekend
India can't be a world leader with an unhealthy, uneducated labour force: Amartya Sen

Jan 07, 2016

India can't be a world leader with an unhealthy, uneducated labour force: Amartya Sen

India has progressed during the 25 years of liberal economic reforms but some central issues still remain an issue, notably in the education and healthcare spaces, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has said. #Manmohan Singh #Amartya Sen #TheySaidIt #Harvard #Reforms #Nobel Prize #bharat ratna #Cambridge
Education and healthcare neglected more by Modi govt: Amartya Sen

Jan 06, 2016

Education and healthcare neglected more by Modi govt: Amartya Sen

Accusing the Modi government of neglecting education and healthcare, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Tuesday said the bias is much more evident than during the previous UPA regime. #India #UPA #Amartya Sen #Education #TheySaidIt #Healthcare #NDA #Modi government #Nobel Laureate
Amartya Sen calls for re-look at SC verdict on Haryana panchayat polls

Dec 18, 2015

Amartya Sen calls for re-look at SC verdict on Haryana panchayat polls

Amartya Sen has said that there is a need for a Constitution bench to deliberate on the Supreme Court's upholding of the Haryana government's decision to make literacy an essential criterion. #NewsTracker #Amartya Sen #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #Haryana #Panchayat polls #The Country of First Boys
Silicon Valley will be laughing at the anti-Modi 'moral advisory' by academics

Sep 18, 2015

Silicon Valley will be laughing at the anti-Modi 'moral advisory' by academics

The anti-Modi petition signed by some US-based academics will be laughed out of court by Silicon Valley if it were not for the vested interests driving this mindless campaign #Silicon Valley #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Amartya Sen #InMyOpinion #FTII #Digital India #Anti-Modi US Petition #Manushi
RSS attack on IIM, IIT: PM Modi, the Sangh Parivar will destroy your 'Make in India' dream

Jul 21, 2015

RSS attack on IIM, IIT: PM Modi, the Sangh Parivar will destroy your 'Make in India' dream

The RSS charging the IITs and IIMs with “anti-national” activities is a new low in its freewheeling attempts at saffronisation of higher education in India ever since the BJP government took over. #Narendra Modi #Amartya Sen #ConnectTheDots #IIT #IIM #Hindutva #Smriti Irani #Pune #RSS #HRD #FTII #IIT Roorkee #Make In India
Amartya Sen was right and wrong on social sector cuts; the FM needs to explain

Jul 18, 2015

Amartya Sen was right and wrong on social sector cuts; the FM needs to explain

Was Amartya Sen right to say the NDA has cut primary education, mid-day meals, health and ICDS budgets? He is partly right, but the extent of cuts is not as large in some cases, and some social spending cuts will be made up by states #Amartya Sen #Arun Jaitley #Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan #National Rural Health Mission #social sector spending #Mid-Day Meals Scheme