Holistic Assessment of Teachers

Teachers at Universities will soon be graded and assessed annually in a system that will take into account their teaching and non-teaching activities. Under the UGC’s...

Uncommonly Messy

There are only around two months left before the opening ceremony. Yes, two months, and many of the venues are awaiting completion. What’s worse, students have been...

Top 5 ways of Taking Over India

5. Get everyone to play Big Boss (reminiscent of 1984, perhaps?) 4. Get Amir Khan to make a movie about how awesome your rule would be. That should convince everyone...

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News at a Glance

1. Full Speed Ahead for CWG In an optimistic statement, Lalit Bhanot, the CWG Secretary General has assured the media that India will be ready to host the games even as...

Ramjas Jam Session

Friday, the 30th of July it was, when the auditorium of Ramjas College resonated with euphony. The Music Society of the college was just about geared to set the students...

Freedom Speeches

Freedom- be it from colonial oppression, societal rejection or racism- has historically not come by easily to the people who were denied this freedom. People all over...

Neocolonialism – The Debate

A Disguised Subjugation As far back as I can remember, we’ve been taught that India became independent on the 15th of August 1947. Recently, though, it became more and...

Independence Day Special

Books On Independence Day, la grande dame decided that this Independence Day issue would treat the day not only as some sort of day of reverence in honour of the...

Sex Amma

Q. Dear Amma, I am going to marry the next month. So can you help me in explaining ’veginitty’ ? A. Aww marriages always make me cry! Congratulations young man. But...

Spo(r)tlight

It was a week where controversies dominated the proceedings. Commonwealth Games were in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons and so was Michael Schumacher,...