G Ramachandram

Ordinance on triple talaq ill-conceived

Ordinance on triple talaq ill-conceived

The practice of instant triple talk is an enslavement of women that no civilised nation can accept. It violates the fundamental right to ...Read More

Education: Cosmetics is not enough

Education: Cosmetics is not enough

The Union government has appointed a Committee, headed by K Kasturirangan, to work on a New Education Policy. The Committee is yet to sub...Read More

Legitimising a parallel system of education

Legitimising a parallel system of education

The coaching classes have been mushrooming across the country due to our faulty education system that emphasises more on exams; less on l...Read More

Blame the mad rat race for students’ suicide

Blame the mad rat race for students’ suicide

It is a strange phenomenon that, of late, the successful students at the Board exams, in addition   to the failures, are committing suici...Read More

Mumbai University at the bottom of pyramid

Mumbai University at the bottom of pyramid

The HRD Ministry has released the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2018 list.  For the first time in a row, the University...Read More

Privatisation of education hits marginalized

Privatisation of education hits marginalized

The Public Universities Act 2016, Maharashtra, seeks to set up a Higher and Professional Education Finance Corporation, giving further im...Read More

Uttarakhand crisis: Making Anti Defection Law redundant

Uttarakhand crisis: Making Anti Defection Law redundant

Uttarakhand is facing a constitutional crisis. We may blame the Congress for its failure to keep its house in order and check the rebelli...Read More

Misleading the nation

Misleading the nation

The debate in Parliament on the situation in the University of Hyderabad (UoH) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has degenerated.  Wh...Read More

Abusing the sedition law

Abusing the sedition law

It is nobody’s case that the freedom of expression should be misused to arouse anti-national   sentiments. If some misguided students of ...Read More

An attempt to defame Nehru

An attempt to defame Nehru

It is not surprising that the RSS mouthpiece Panchjanya has demanded a probe into the alleged letter of December 26, 1945 by Pandit Jawah...Read More

Freedom Of Expression, Really?

Freedom Of Expression, Really?

The Constitution of India guarantees the fundamental right to freedom. Article 19(1) affirms “that all citizens shall have the right to f...Read More

Academic autonomy on a leash?

Academic autonomy on a leash?

The controversy over the resignation of the IIT Director R K Shevgaonkar, under mysterious circumstances, raises the fundamental question...Read More

Have we been unfair to Indira?

Have we been unfair to Indira?

President Pranab Mukherjee’s book, ‘The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years’ opens a debate about the infamous Emergency of 1975.  I...Read More

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