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Teachers need to change…

Teachers need to change…

If the government really wants to do something for the people, then two sectors – education and health – are the areas where it needs to focus its energies. Though training of teachers – their capacity building is an ongoing feature which has been going on all along, but obviously this has not yielded desired […]

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Why this bias?

Why this bias?

During feudal ages a “man’s home was his castle”. He could do whatever he wished to anyone who might trespass on his property, as the belief was that property ownership accorded full and complete rights of possession. However, the industrial revolution brought about changes not only in the general behavioural patterns of people but the […]

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Tactical subversion

Tactical subversion

“Please don’t declare a holiday as a mark of respect to me when I die…of course, I will.” This is what Justice A K Ganguly – who was one of the two judges on the 2G bench – underlined in February 2012. The judge while lamenting that the vacation system was a very serious issue […]

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Wasting precious land

Wasting precious land

Couple of years back, the J&K High Court asserted that it will no longer tolerate violation of its orders vis-à-vis putting an end to the constructions in arable agrarian land. The court also said that henceforth the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir would be held personally responsible for any violations in this regard. These directions came in […]

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Conscientious objection

Conscientious objection

“The tyrant and his subjects are in somewhat symmetrical positions. They can deny him most of what he wants – they can, that is, if they have the disciplined organization to refuse collaboration. And he can deny them just about everything they want – he can deny it by using force at his command. They […]

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Political realism needed

Political realism needed

The happenings in Kashmir during and since the last year’s summer unrest have once again necessitated and reinforced the need of realism in the separatist politics here. Honest analyses of their politics – take for instance, people’s participation in shutdowns and strikes called by them, now followed by visible lack of interest in heeding these […]

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Utter carelessness

Utter carelessness

The humankind’s burgeoning understanding about the biological sciences along with their co-relation with other spheres of physics and allied sciences have altered the landscape of human perceptions so drastically that one is forced to think in terms of issues and challenges which were no concern for us, may be only a few decades back. Today […]

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