Category Archives: Open Page (The Hindu)

Make it Quick! Quick! Quick! – The Hindu (July 11, 2016)

Make it Quick! Quick! Quick! – The Hindu (July 11, 2016) We live today in a world of fast food, express delivery, time-bound programmes, and so on. We always want to be ready to go, and hit the road running. … Continue reading

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To read or not to -The Hindu (July 11, 2016)

To read or not to -The Hindu (July 11, 2016) What I now consider to be one of my worst experiences in life happened at a tuition class. It led me to question the very efficacy of the school education … Continue reading

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Father, son and matters of money – The Hindu (July 05, 2016)

Father, son and matters of money – The Hindu (July 05, 2016) “Done,” I said, as my father sat mesmerised. He even received a message saying the transaction was complete. Only, he wasn’t convinced by the exercise. He didn’t get … Continue reading

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Saying good-bye with dignity – The Hindu (July 05, 2016)

Saying good-bye with dignity – The Hindu (July 05, 2016) “In India, the poor die in agony in neglect, the middle-class die in agony in ignorance, and the rich die in agony on a ventilator,” says Dr. Sankha Mitra, the … Continue reading

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Raise a cup of tea to coffee – The Hindu (July 05, 2016)

Raise a cup of tea to coffee – The Hindu (July 05, 2016) I drink tea precisely because I love coffee. Yes, you read that right. I have a theory behind it. Let me just explain. For further reading, visit … Continue reading

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The northeastern experience to relish – The Hindu (June 21, 2016)

The northeastern experience to relish – The Hindu (June 21, 2016) A few months ago, I reached out to a school friend after a decade. When I called him, though, one of the first questions he asked was, “Assam? Your … Continue reading

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Grandpa glasses, now revamped – The Hindu (June 21, 2016)

Grandpa glasses, now revamped – The Hindu (June 21, 2016) I remember those black, thick-rimmed glasses my grandpa used to wear every morning as he got hold of his cup of tea and newspaper. He had this special spot on … Continue reading

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Values in education are what matter – The Hindu (June 06, 2016)

Values in education are what matter – The Hindu (June 06, 2016) The goals of learning, according to UNESCO, are four: learning to know, learning to do, learning to live in harmony and learning to be. Value education embraces all … Continue reading

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