Posts Tagged with: "reform"

Starting from the Beginning

Starting from the Beginning

Something is happening to our education system. It’s crumbling. At least partially. There is something in it, which is breaking […]

Sulabh – A Revolution like No Other

Sulabh – A Revolution like No Other

In 1967, 25 year old Bindeshwar Pathak had missed getting a First Class that would have landed him a lecturer’s […]

In Either Case

In Either Case

(A hundred years ago, India was like a raft in a rocky sea in the middle of a storm — […]

The First Step

The First Step

Not a single day this year has gone by without the newspapers reporting on rapes, murders, robberies, scams, political turmoils. […]

To My Countrymen

To My Countrymen

(A hundred years ago, India was like a raft in a rocky sea in the middle of a storm — […]

The Rise and Decline of Nations

The Rise and Decline of Nations

Amongst the hundreds of unsung heroes of the freedom struggle was Ajit Singh from Punjab, better known as Bhagat Singh’s […]

Science and Politics

Science and Politics

In the following speech made at the Indian Science News Association, Calcutta, on 21st August, 1938, Subhas Chandra Bose elaborates […]

The Republic of Dreams

The Republic of Dreams

(Mahasweta Devi had people in tears at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2006. Delivered with passionate heart, her inaugural speech […]

What is to be done for Education?

What is to be done for Education?

We all wish our children to develop and to enrich their faculties; we all wish our children to learn attention […]

Changing Concepts of Education

Changing Concepts of Education

Hitherto education was a subject by itself and tended to be developed in isolation from other factors which are indeed […]

A Pilgrimage with a Difference

A Pilgrimage with a Difference

Great men undertake works of gigantic proportions, accomplished by the call of their inner voice.  Their pure consciousness makes them […]

Parivartan

Parivartan

For a democracy to amount to more than a mere ceremony of elections, it must have dynamic media, courts and […]

Turning Points

Turning Points

Every year I try and make an effort to become part of the International Film Festival which takes place in […]