Krishna Kumar
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English   |   Bangla

Author is former director of NCERT.

VARIETY

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Reduction in bursting of firecrackers is proof education can cure many ills

Many schools have, over the years, tried to persuade children to avoid crackers.

VARIETY

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Why Gandhi's relevance cannot be debated

Radio offered nothing beyond music and advertising, while TV debates were all about a screaming match on the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

VARIETY

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How Greta Thunberg is echoing Mahatma Gandhi's views on environment

To say that reduction of plastic will require radical change in our lifestyle and culture is to ensure that no one will listen.

VARIETY

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How social media is helping spread child lifting rumours

It matters little that the impact implies someone’s death.

POLITICS

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Not just Aazadi: Independence Day in India has many hues of freedom

There is a reason why the younger generations do not identify with Gandhian principles of freedom.

VARIETY

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Is the Yamuna Expressway more vulnerable because of being in Uttar Pradesh?

The general economic condition of Uttar Pradesh and its institutional structures are not compatible with an expressway.

VOICES

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Didn't you get 100 per cent in CBSE humanities? Sorry, you're too original

How did board exam subjects like history or political science become high scorers like maths? And what have such high marks meant for originality of thought?