Sen said that in today’s India a person making critical remarks about the government was described as “anti-national”.
The award caps a week of Nobel Prizes and is technically known as the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
WFP won the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger around the world and improve conditions for peace in areas affected by conflict.
The UN organisation fights to combat hunger and improve conditions for peace during conflict.
Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna were awarded the prize for discovering one of gene technology’s sharpest tools.
The Nobel Committee awarded half the prize for physics to Roger Penrose and the other half jointly to Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez.
The head of the Nobel Committee, Thomas Perlmann, announced the winners in Stockholm.
I like to capture the first steps of freedom, at each stage of a child’s life, in my stories, Mala Kumar writes.
Police said Laureate Michael Levitt was in Alappuzha with his wife and they were stopped by the protesters near Kainakary.