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Avijit Pathak

Avijit Pathak teaches at JNU

Any escape from Mayas and Laloos?
Tue, Jan 21, 2003

Last week the Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Mayawati, marked her birthday. The manner in which it was celebrated — especially the way i...

Stop, look and kill
Sat, Dec 07, 2002

We live in a terribly violent society. And possibly the intensity of this violence is felt more sharply in urban centres as exemplified in A...

Any value in value education?
Wed, Sep 18, 2002

The Supreme Court verdict on the new NCERT curriculum, it seems, has given the green signal to religious/value-based education. But it is no...

To Vinod Khanna, with thought
Mon, Jul 08, 2002

Vinod Khanna's metamorphosis — from a popular Bollywood star to the minister of state, and that too for culture (and tourism) is sociol...

The pathology of success
Wed, Jun 05, 2002

The prevalent system of education does not inspire the child; nor does it help her discover the possibilities she is endowed with. Instead, ...

The fallacy of the secular front
Tue, Jan 06, 1998

Laloo Prasad Yadav, Mulayam Singh, Sitaram Kesri, I.K. Gujral - everyone, we are told, is secular. And we are led to believe that it is good...