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Meet the 98-yr-old who just passed his Masters in Economics
Two years short of scoring a century, Raj Kumar Vaishya has majored in economics to know why China suddenly devalued its currency, how to provide relief to people from rising prices and why the......
Age no bar: This 96-year-old student wants to be an economist
When most nonagenarians are content to pass their time in their neighbourhood's gardens, Raj Kumar Vaishya, 96, has enrolled himself in the Patna-based Nalanda Open University to pursue his......
Preserving India's democracy is not Hindus' job alone
'The fabric of democracy is fraying,' says T V R Shenoy.'It is being attacked not just by terrorists in Kashmir or by zealots in the North-East, but is being ripped apart even in Allahabad, in the......
Age no bar: 97-year-old writes PG exam in Patna
A 97-year-old created history of sorts when he appeared for the MA (economics) examination of Nalanda Open University in Patna on Friday. A beaming Raj Kumar Vaishya told Rediff.com, “I am......
Why 28 percent of the votes is a game-changer in UP
Dharmendra Kumar Singh explains the importance of getting 28 percent of the vote in Uttar Pradesh, which is witnessing a five-cornered contest. The sixth phase of the general elections has ended......
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