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Zareer Masani on Thomas Macaulay's legacy in India

'English has become the most aspirational language for India's poor and disadvantaged. Anyone who has any desire to improve their prospects and wants upward mobility, the first thing they do is......

Thomas Macaulay biographer: I don't think Rahul Gandhi has a vision for India...

'Sonia Gandhi is constantly playing to the gallery...' 'The BJP does not offer any credible alternative to the Congress. The Congress is the lesser evil if you had to choose...' Thomas......

Rajeev Srinivasan: Why Indian education sucks!

'Indian education has, after Independence, produced nothing whatsoever -- yes, absolutely nothing -- of global calibre. Not one earth-shaking discovery or invention, not one outstanding......

'India is respectful of its history'

Cambridge University historian Piers Brendon's provocative and highly readable book The Decline and Fall of the British Empire, 1781-1997 looks at one of the greatest and most diverse empires in......

COLUMN: Defending the Internet, loudly

Governments in India have used a clause (known in the legal trade as Section 292 of the Indian Penal Code) to curb various attempts to titillate the Indian mind, writes Ajit Balakrishnan. No sooner......

The brown man's burden

With the benefit of hindsight, it's a great pity that the French, Danish, Dutch and Portuguese held only relatively small swatches of the sub-continent and that the Spanish and Germans never came......

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Rajesh Kumar
Q. who played a major role in introducing english and western conecepts to education in india
Rajesh Kumar:  A.  more

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Rajesh Kumar
Q. Is our education system helping us to tackle the problems like corruption, caste system and favourtism in the world life?
Rajesh Kumar:  A. our education system, sadly enough, is ill equipped to inculcate the love of learning in the hearts of our impressionable children. Right from a...... more

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Q. Who is Mecauley?What is minute?
T A RAMESH:  A. Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, PC (25 October 1800 28 December 1859) was a nineteenth-century British poet, historian and Whig...... more

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Toxic residues of Macaulayism

The sharp protests against Wendy Doniger's convoluted and confused reading of the history of Hindu religion are justified Writing on October 12,... ...

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