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Archives for October 2014

A cleaner Diwali

We had gone to Ahmedabad this year for Diwali to visit my parents. And after a gap of almost five years, my brother came down from Kuala Lumpur to celebrate with us. This year, whether we had celebrated here in Bhopal or anywhere else, my elder daughter insisted that there be no fire-crackers or fire-works. […]

Education down the drain

Education isn’t what it used to be. There was a time Indian students were considered brilliant across countries and cultures. Our education system, under whatever prevailing economic conditions, produced scholars that people around the world looked up to. Especially since everyone admired the struggle our students underwent through hardships of culture, language, and economics in […]