by AARI DHAR
Human rights activist Binayak Sen, whose inclusion in the steering committee on health by the Planning Commission has upset the Chhattisgarh government, had contributed significantly to the conceptualisation and implementation of ‘mitanin' or rural social health worker...
"I know in my heart that I never betrayed the people of this country"
At 7 O'clock on a sultry Monday evening, human rights activist and paediatrician Binayak Sen walked out of the Raipur Central Jail and into the arms of his daughters Aparajita and Pranhita. “I know in my heart that I never...
Amartya Sen on 1984 Sikh Riots
Exerts from an Interview with Amartya Sen.
In the 63rd year of Independence, how many cheers would you give Indian democracy?
Out of a total of three (laughs)? That was a scale invented by E.M. Forster in Two Cheers for Democracy. I think I will give it a bit...
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen offers a brilliant corrective to the myths surrounding his homeland in The Argumentative Indian, says Soumya Bhattacharya.