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COVER STORY

06-11-1998

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Briefing

Joyous in Santiniketan

The award of the Nobel Prize for Amartya Sen has made it a proud moment for his aged mother and for Santiniketan, where he was born and spent ...

Nobel Prize for a great economist

V.K. RAMACHANDRAN Cover Story
Amartya Sen receives a Nobel Prize that is long overdue - for his contributions to welfare economics and, among other things, for restoring "an ...

Covering Amartya Sen

Cover Story
As early as 1986, Frontline carried a Cover Story on the economics of Amartya Sen (November 29-December 12, 1986). The feature, which was ...

'Economics is about understanding better the nature of the world in which we live'

Cover Story
In his longest and most wide-ranging interview in several years, Amartya Sen speaks about his current research, the influences on his ...

Triumph of humanist reason

PRAFUL BIDWAI Cover Story
SUCCESS always wins admirers. So the award of the Nobel Prize to Amartya Sen was bound to draw unprecedented encomiums even from the ...

Marking a change

SYLVIA NASAR Cover Story
AMARTYA SEN has won the Nobel Prize for his work on human rights, poverty and inequality that has changed the way governments deal with ...

Recalling his brilliant lectures: Prabhat Patnaik

Cover Story
I am delighted that the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics has been awarded to Professor Amartya Sen, that even the Nobel committee has finally ...

Amartya took his concern for society forward: K. N. Raj

Cover Story
AMARTYA SEN once wrote to me in reply to my response to his book Poverty and Famine: "I have never had the illusion that I was saying something ...

A tribute to his dedication:Ashok Mitra

Cover Story
IT is an extremely pleasing moment that a friend like Amartya Sen has received what is still considered to be the topmost award for a ...

A clear and cohesive agenda

The 16th congress of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) draws up a three-pronged strategy to fight the threat of communalism, organise ...

Assessing growth and the prospects

The 16th congress of the CPI(M) takes note of the overall advance made by the party but underlines the need for the party to achieve a better ...

'Creative strategies for the future'

It was business as usual for Harkishan Singh Surjeet on the morning of October 12, a day after he was elected general secretary of the ...

Together in solidarity

The CPI(M) congress was attended by representatives of Communist parties from 22 countries. THE presence of fraternal delegates ...

Caste-based mobilisation and violence

Violence in Ramanathapuram district in southern Tamil Nadu on October 4, sparked by a confrontationist, caste-based mobilisation with a ...

'It was an attack on Dalit-Muslim unity'

Other
Interview with K. Krishnasamy. K. Krishnasamy, 44, a Coimbatore-based cardiologist, gave up practice to fight for the cause of Dalits and ...

Vajpayee's China fiasco

SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY World Affairs
The Vajpayee Government has systematically derailed the process of normalisation of Sino-Indian relations. To expect it to "untie the knot" is ...

Abuses in America

PRAFUL BIDWAI World Affairs
Amnesty International's report on human rights violations in the United States highlights the unequal, tension-ridden nature of American ...

War minus the shooting

With Turkey accusing Syria of backing Kurdish insurgents and warning of "imminent action", the two countries are in a state of undeclared war.

Semmangudi looks back - at 90

Music
The great Master of theory and practice relives Carnatic music in the twentieth century. He is the Pitamaha of Carnatic music. Nine ...

Tributes from the Master

Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer's views on some musicians: Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna is a suran (genius). He has a different style and is ...

Triumph of humanist reason

PRAFUL BIDWAI Cover Story
SUCCESS always wins admirers. So the award of the Nobel Prize to Amartya Sen was bound to draw unprecedented encomiums even from the ...

Marking a change

SYLVIA NASAR Cover Story
AMARTYA SEN has won the Nobel Prize for his work on human rights, poverty and inequality that has changed the way governments deal with ...

Recalling his brilliant lectures: Prabhat Patnaik

Cover Story
I am delighted that the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics has been awarded to Professor Amartya Sen, that even the Nobel committee has finally ...

Amartya took his concern for society forward: K. N. Raj

Cover Story
AMARTYA SEN once wrote to me in reply to my response to his book Poverty and Famine: "I have never had the illusion that I was saying something ...

A tribute to his dedication:Ashok Mitra

Cover Story
IT is an extremely pleasing moment that a friend like Amartya Sen has received what is still considered to be the topmost award for a ...

Joyous in Santiniketan

The award of the Nobel Prize for Amartya Sen has made it a proud moment for his aged mother and for Santiniketan, where he was born and spent ...

Together in solidarity

The CPI(M) congress was attended by representatives of Communist parties from 22 countries. THE presence of fraternal delegates ...

A teacher and a writer

ARTHUR SAMUEL LALL settled in Manhattan at the end of his diplomatic career and taught international relations at the Columbia ...

A Maoist revolutionary

KALYAN CHAUDHURI THE death of Nagabhushanam Patnaik, the Maoist revolutionary, occurred on October 9, three days after two major ...

Beyond the numbers

Although India has a high number of HIV-infected persons, the relatively low rate of HIV transmission leaves enough room to plan and fund ...

Donating lives

Heart transplantation can hold out hope for a large number of patients in India but a smooth donor mechanism will need to be put in place and ...

LETTERS

Other
The Bihar fiasco The Cover Story, which featured candid interviews and an excellent editorial, gave a comprehensive picture of the ...

Caste-based mobilisation and violence

Violence in Ramanathapuram district in southern Tamil Nadu on October 4, sparked by a confrontationist, caste-based mobilisation with a ...

'It was an attack on Dalit-Muslim unity'

Other
Interview with K. Krishnasamy. K. Krishnasamy, 44, a Coimbatore-based cardiologist, gave up practice to fight for the cause of Dalits and ...

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