Anindya Sarkar

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How Andrew Carnegie Turned His Fortune Into A Library Legacy

Andrew Carnegie was once the richest man in the world. Coming as a dirt poor kid from Scotland to the U.S., by the 1880s he'd built an empire in steel — and then gave it all away: $60 million to fund a system of 1,689 public libraries across the country.<p>Carnegie donated $300,000 to build …

Ready to return Bharat Ratna if Vajpayee asks: Amartya Sen

A major slugfest erupted today over BJP MP Chandan Mitra's demand for stripping nobel laureate Amartya Sen of the Bharat Ratna award and the …

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Painted with numbers: mathematical patterns in nature

Reflections on Violence

The political theorist Hannah Arendt (1906–1975) contributed over twenty articles, reviews, and letters to <i>The New York Review</i> between 1963 and her …