Bigger than the Sum of his Imperfections

It is perhaps the fate of all great democratic statesmen that in the shadow of their achievement it is also possible to draw an indictment against them. This is true of Lincoln and Roosevelt, as it is of Nehru.

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A case for open academic spaces

The task of a modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. Let this prescription resonate loud and clear in all the educational institutions of the country. Colleges and universities must regain the spirit they lost ever since they turned into degree-production units.

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