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Have educational spaces in Karnataka become the hub of hate politics?

Jerald D’souza The Oxford dictionary defines education as, “a process of teaching, training, and learning, especially in schools or colleges, to improve knowledge and develop skills.” . The gurukul is envisaged as “a place where students live together as equals, regardless of their social standing at birth to create an environment and share a vision …

Assertion

‘What Dr. Ambedkar means to me and how I see him from a global perspective’

Hemangi Kadlak (This speech was delivered on 14 April 2022 on the occasion of 131 birth anniversary cebrations of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar at Columbia University, organized by Ambedkarite Students of Columbia and Global Studies, Columbia University, New York, USA) Jai Bhim to everyone, Firstly, I would like to thank the Ambedkarite Students of Columbia and …

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The myth called medical fraternity

Prashik It is perhaps known to every liberal (if they have at least basic understanding) that our constitution enshrines three values which it holds essential for human progress. They are as propounded by Dr Ambedkar: Liberty, Equality and Fraternity. If you are a medico, you have probably seen the term fraternity thrown around a lot …

Features

RSS: the shadow and the deeper undercurrent of the cultural counter-revolution

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Dr. Bhushan Amol Darkase  For the Veda is tainted by three faults of untruth, self-contradiction, and tautology. ~ Charvaka[1]  The 2022 calendar published by IIT Kharagpur with the theme of ‘Indian Knowledge Systems’ acknowledged on its front page in the first line- ‘Recognition of the secret of the Vedas.’ [2] This fetish for the revival …

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Personal, Social, Political – A Few Memories

Rajesh Chavda When I graduated from Columbia Law School with an LLM degree, immediately after the graduation ceremony, still wearing the graduation robe and hat, I was walking with one of my classmates to his room to change, as his hostel was closer to the law school than mine. As we were walking, we met …

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The fake glitter of meritoriousness

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  Dr.Bhushan Amol Darkase Merit, the discussion about merit in India is remarkable; it is crucial to understand its various aspects. When talking about merit, one must first know its philosophical nature. After examining the definitions of merit, it is clear that it consists of two parts in particular, ‘the quality of being good or …