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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......

Election 2014: Modi versus Macaulay's ghost

The post-mandate comments that ‘darkness has descended on India’ show the kind of opposition Narendra Modi has to overcome. It is this aspirational India that is attempting to throw......

Wendy Doniger is now under attack for 'On Hinduism'

Another book on Hinduism by American indologist Wendy Doniger has come under attack from the same Delhi-based group which had compelled the publishers of an earlier work by her to withdraw the......

India needs to return to Dharma

Without civilisational moorings, India, more a sub-continent than a country, could not exist. Primacy of Dharma has been the cornerstone of Indian civilisation, argues Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).......

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
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Rajesh Kumar
Q. why are newspaper called the fourth pillar or estate
Rajesh Kumar:  A. Fourth Estate is a term referring to the press. The term goes back at least to Thomas Carlyle in the first half of the 19th century. Thomas...... more

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Anuja Jondhale
Q. Is our education system helping us to tackle the problems like corruption, caste system and favourtism in the world life?
Anuja Jondhale:  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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T A RAMESH
Q. What is the fourth estate? why it is called so?
T A RAMESH:  A. The term Fourth Estate refers to the press. The term goes back at least to Thomas Carlyle in the first half of the 19th century. Thomas Macaulay...... more

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US military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola

Presidents of several West African countries ravaged by Ebola pleaded for aid at the World Bank on Thursday as the U.S. military ramped up its... ...

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Heroic turban to be on display at Victoria

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Maharaja Nandakumar was hanged by the British 240 years ago : With his head held high, he faced the... ...

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How a Debate Was Won in London Against British Colonisation of India, by Shashi Tharoor

( Dr. Shashi Tharoor is a two-time MP from Thiruvananthapuram, the Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs, the former... ...

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Macaulay's vision in present context

A talk on teaching English and making traditions in the light of Thomas Macaulay's Minute on Indian Education is of special significance at a time... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140921/jsp/calcutta/story_18849573.jsp
What Makes Education Complete?

An inspired Knowledge sat enthroned within Whose seconds illumined more than reason's years: An ictus of revealing lustre fell As if a... ...

http://www.speakingtree.in/spiritual-blogs/masters/self-improvement/what-makes-education-complete

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