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Sanskrit vs German: No Moksha for Max Mueller

12/5/2014 DNAArticle Link

Smriti Irani, the Human Resource Development (HRD) minister, has been in the midst of a storm over her decision to summarily replace German with Sanskrit in Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs). She defended this action in the Lok Sabha by passing the buck to her UPA predecessor, Pallam Raju, saying that he...Read More

Beyond rockstar events, we need results

11/23/2014 Hindustan TimesArticle Link

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the East Asia summit, his official Twitter handle, @PMOIndia, stated: ‘We changed Look East policy into Act East policy in the last six months.’ Such glib statements suggest that the PM is not getting briefed accurately or that he is unaware of...Read More

Towards minimum governance

11/8/2014 The Indian ExpressArticle Link

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to finally expand his cabinet. Commentators expect that only a lucky dozen will make it. The ministry’s size will likely go up to less than 60, and more than 20 officially allowed slots will remain vacant. The big news is that there may be a new defe...Read More