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Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan: The teacher who stole from his student’s thesis

1 Prof. Jadunath Sinha

  The famous case of literary piracy (plagiarism) against Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan for stealing from a student’s thesis Utpal Aich In January 1929, one Jadunath Sinha, then a little known young Lecturer of Philosophy in the Meerut College, having a brilliant academic track record, created a sensation in the literary world by accusing Dr. Radhakrishnan …

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The Strange Meaning of Teachers’ Day in India

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Ratnesh Katulkar Varnanam brahmano guru! Meaning: among all the varnas only the Brahmin can be appointed as a teacher. This dictum is followed in Indian society from time immemorial. But in contrast to this principle there has been frequent mention of a non-brahmin teacher called Shukracharya, the guru of the Rakshasas, in the Vedas and …