Amartya Sen

  • The Last Word: Sen or Bhagwati - Who has the better solution for tackling the country's poverty? 29-07-2013 10:06 PM

    Well-known economist Jagdish Bhagwati on Friday criticised Amartya Sen saying he is the only economist to have hurt India's poor. ...
  • Modi has made a place for himself in everyone's heart: Ram Jethmalani 26-07-2013 04:53 PM

    Reacting to Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's comment on Narendra Modi, senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani said, "This is a democracy and Amartya Sen is entitled to his opinion. However, Modi has made a place for himself in everyone's heart. No one can harm Modi's standing." ...
  • I wouldn't vote for Modi, have no particular affection for him or Rahul: Bhagwati 26-07-2013 01:32 AM

    Well-known economist Jagdish Bhagwati has criticised Amartya Sen saying he's the only economist to have hurt India's poor. Speaking to CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose, Bhagwati said, "He's the one economist who hurt the poor twice. Whether he deserves the Bharat Ratna or not, that's not for me to decide."...
  • News 360: It was my duty to stand up for minority community, says Amartya Sen 25-07-2013 11:05 PM

    Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Thursday said that he did not regret for his comments on Narendra Modi, claiming that it was his duty to stand up for the minority community. "It was my duty to stand up for minority community," Sen said. He added that it would be very...
  • I don't regret what I said, it is my right to speak: Amartya Sen on his Modi comment 25-07-2013 10:07 PM

    Reacting to BJP spokesperson Chandan Mitra's tweet that Amartya Sen should be stripped of Bharat Ratna for his comment on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Nobel laureate said it was his duty to stand up for the minorities. "I do not regret what I said. It is my right...
  • FTP: As an Indian citizen, I don't want Modi as my PM, says Amartya Sen 22-07-2013 11:55 PM

    Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has come out strongly against Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP poll panel chief Narendra Modi saying he would not like to see Modi as the Prime Minister of India. ...
  • Devil's Advocate: Amartya Sen on scams of 2010 26-12-2010 07:56 PM

    Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen said that not the Prime Minister individually, but the political system is to be blamed for corruption. ...
  • Indians at TIME Magazine's Gala 08-05-2010 01:12 PM

    Aishwarya, Sachin Tendulkar, Manmohan Singh, Chetan Bhagat and Amartya Sen are the most influential people ...