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POLITICS

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Higher Education, HRD Ministry, Nalanda University, JNU

#ShutDownJNU echoes of Khilji's Nalanda University destruction

It's like torching of books by a modern-day army if its general is miffed about the seat of learning.

POLITICS

 |  The Cynic  |  5-minute read
Amartya Sen, Nalanda University, History

Nothing to do with Amartya Sen

Bombarded by ill-informed social media, India's young and impressionable minds are latching on to blinkered opinions and values.

POLITICS

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Amartya Sen, Nalanda University

Why Amartya Sen is dead wrong on secularism, Gujarat and Nalanda University

Like most economists, he can overstate facts.

POLITICS

 |  Right foot forward  |  6-minute read
Nalanda University, Sexual harassment, RK Pachauri, Amartya Sen

Sad tale of two "Nobel" Indians: Amartya Sen and RK Pachauri

Moral of these two stories is that we should not deify our stars - because even they can have feet of clay.

POLITICS

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Pranab Mukherjee, Chancellor of Nalanda University, Nalanda University, Amartya Sen

Nalanda University: Amartya Sen on why he's quitting, alleges government pressure

In a letter written to the governing board, Sen wrote that he was sad that academic governance in India remains so deeply vulnerable to the opinions of the ruling Government, when it chooses to make political use of the special provisions.