Monthly Archives: July 2015

Merit is the key to academic freedom

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, who withdrew his candidature as Chancellor of Nalanda University some time back, has said that the Narendra Modi-led government wants to “seize direct control” over the country’s academic institutes. In an interview, he has hit out … Continue reading

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Grim signals from poor Bharat

How about modest Smart Villages?, Mr PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi claims  his government is pro-poor. It may be a problem of his misplaced perception. Amidst the thunderous applauses of NRIs overseas and glittering photo ops with the rich, how … Continue reading

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