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Amartya Sen -The state of healthcare in India is dismal #patientrights

  Nirmalya Dutta February 20, 2014 at 1:03 pm     Talking at the 11th Kolkata Group workshop which was organized by Pratichi (India) Trust, Harvard Global Equity Initiative and UNICEF India, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen cautioned against the over-reliance on private… Continue Reading →

Kobad Gandhy asks India – Who Will Bell the Cat ?

Mainstream, VOL LII No 1, December 28, 2013 – ANNUAL 2013 This is another lengthy article Marxist-Maoist thinker Kobad Ghandy sent from Tihar Jail where he is still lodged; it was sent sometime ago but could not be used earlier… Continue Reading →

Students disrupt Amartya Sen’s lecture over campus suicides

  TNN | Dec 20, 2013, 03.14 AM IST   HYDERABAD: A group of students fromUniversity of Hyderabad (UoH) disrupted Nobel laureate Prof Amartya Sen‘s lecture, demanding that he talk on caste-based discrimination in institutions of higher learning instead of the scheduled topic:… Continue Reading →

#India -1984 Anti Sikh Riots Not Comparable With Gujarat Riots 2002

NEW DELHI | DEC 18, 2013   1984 riots not comparable with post-Godhra violence: Amartya Sen   Amartya Sen said the Gujarat riots of 2002 are not comparable with the anti-Sikh riots in Delhi in 1984. (PTI)   Nobel laureate Amartya… Continue Reading →

#India – Its Time for a ‘Right to Healthcare’

December 18, 2013 Raghuvir Srinivasan The Hindu Tamil Nadu and Kerala defy the presumption taht the government can’t do anything. Photo: V.V. Krishnan Amartya Sen says India ranks alongside Haiti and Sierra Leone when it comes to government spending on health… Continue Reading →

After Amartya Sen, author Amitav Ghosh says his vote won’t go to Modi

  Sagarika Ghose, CNN-IBN | Updated Sep 16, 2013 at 10:20am IST New Delhi: After Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, yet another intellectual has come out strongly against Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Acclaimed author and… Continue Reading →

#India – Labour laws have been counter-productive: Amartya Sen

Mihir S Sharma  |  New Delhi   July 23, 2013 , BS   Q&A with Nobel prize-winning economist   Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen, who has just written An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions with Jean Dreze, tellsMihir S Sharma that he… Continue Reading →

I don’t want Narendra Modi as PM : Amartya Sen

Jul 22, 2013, 0 Amartya Sen said that Narendra Modi has not done enough to make minorities feel safe. NEW DELHI: Coming out strongly against Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Monday said he does not… Continue Reading →

India’s defective development – Half of all Indians have no toilet

Amartya Sen: India‘s dirty fighter Half of Indians have no toilet. It’s one of many gigantic failures that have prompted Nobel prize-winning academic Amartya Sen to write a devastating critique of India’s economic boom Madeleine Bunting, The Guardian   The… Continue Reading →

#India- State cries ‘unaffordable” only when the beneficiaries are the poor’- Amartya Sen

  Social change is possible only when we demand it. Amartya Sen tells Shougat Dasgupta that change requires people to think beyond sectional interests and insist on a better life for all July 17, 2013 Amartya Sen. File Photo Why have we been so… Continue Reading →

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