West Bengal: Land owned by Amartya Sen's father on Visva Bharati campus mutated under his name
Kolkata: Amid the controversy over the eviction notice issued by Visva Bharati over alleged unauthorised land occupied by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, the said property owned by the economist’s father has been transferred to him, showed an official document of the BLRO on Monday.
'Why shouldn't you be evicted from varisty land?' Visva Bharati's notice to Amartya Sen
Kolkata/IBNS: The authorities of the Centrally run university Visva Bharati, located in West Bengal's Santiniketan, have issued a notice of eviction to Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, stating that the economist has occupied a portion of land illegally.
Visva-Bharati row: Mamata Banerjee hands over land documents to Amartya Sen
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday met Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen at his Bolpur residence Monday and handed over documents to him regarding land over which he had been sent notices by Visva-Bharati University.
'Mamata fit to be PM,' says Amartya Sen prompting TMC chief's 'order' response, BJP snubs
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is "fit" to replace Narendra Modi as the next Prime Minister, said Nobel Laureate economist Amartya Sen triggering a response from the Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo and a snub from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen not receiving West Bengal's highest civilian award Banga Bibhushan
There are reports that Nobel laureate Amartya Sen will not receive the West Bengal government's highest civilian award, the Banga Bibhushan Samman, scheduled to be conferred on Monday. Speculation is rife over the news since it broke amid a political hullabaloo and call for award boycott by a prominent Left leader over the recovery of a huge amount of money from a female aide of West Bengal Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee and his subsequent arrest by the Enforcement Directorate in the teachers' recruitment scam.
Amartya Sen only Bharat Ratna to avail free air travel 21 times in five years
Mumbai/IBNS: An RTI filed by India Today has revealed that Nobel laureate and Bharat Ratna awardee Amartya Sen availed free Air India tickets, a perk granted by the Indian government to honour recipents of India's highest civilian award, 21 times in course of five years, from 2015 to 2019.
Touched, reassured by your support: Amartya Sen writes to Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Visva Bharati land controversy
Kolkata/IBNS: Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen has thanked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for supporting him on the recent controversy surrounding his house at Visva Bharati premise in Santiniketan in Birbhum district of the state.
'We shall overcome,' Mamata Banerjee writes to Amartya Sen on illegal land controversy
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday wrote to Nobel laureate Amartya Sen conveying her support for him in a controversy over reports that he is on the Visva Bharati University's list of illegal plot holders.
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen features in list of 'illegal plot holders'
Kolkata/IBNS: In a letter to the West Bengal government, the Visva Bharati University (VBU) has said Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's name has featured in the list of "illegal plot holders", media reports said.
Narendra Modi was ahead of other leaders in seeing Covid-19 problem: Amartya Sen
Kolkata/IBNS: Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, a critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist political outfit Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has surprised many with his rare appreciation of the Indian leader's response towards the deadly pandemic Novel Coronavirus or Covid-19.
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen expresses grief over Nabaneeta Dev Sen's death
Kolkata/UNI: Nobel laureate Amartya Sen today expressed sadness at the passing away of his former wife Nabaneeta Dev Sen at her south Kolkata residence on Thursday evening.
TMC govt to tackle 'Jai Sri Ram' with Amartya Sen's words
Kolkata, Jul 11 (UNI): The Trinamool Congress government has hit upon a novel idea to tackle BJP's 'Jai Sri Ram' slogan--borrowing a Nobel laureate's words.
He should stick to his subject: Meghalaya Guv Tathagata Roy on Amartya Sen's 'Jai Shree Ram' remark
Kolkata, July 8 (IBNS): Reacting to Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's comment where he said "Jai Shree Ram" slogan is not associated with the Bengali culture, Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy said Sen should stick to his own subject, media reports said.
Amartya Sen unaware of ground realities: BJP's Dilip Ghosh
Kolkata, July 7 (UNI): Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has flayed Nobel laureate Amartya Sen for his comment on the "Jai Shri Ram" slogan, claiming that the economist "is not aware" of the ground realities as he stays abroad.
Jai Shree Ram not associated with Bengali culture: Amartya Sen
Kolkata, July 6 (IBNS): Weeks after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had objected to the "Jai Shree Ram" chant by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen said the slogan is not associated with the Bengali culture, media reports said.