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JNUSU President N Sai Balaji

The Sai Balaji interview: Battle for JNU is a battle for India

A PhD scholar in JNU, Balaji's term as the JNUSU President got over on August 21. A few days later, we caught up with him for a chat

Published on 2nd September 2019
Farooq Abdullah

Every Indian who can, must visit Kashmir and make friends: Farooq Abdullah

The seasoned statesman from Kashmir spoke to Blessy Mathew Prasad about how tolerance and sense were needed to bring peace and of course, education held the key to a better India

Published on 21st February 2019
Anil Srinivasan

Why Anil Srinivasan wants you to listen to music when you study. Really

Chennai-based pianist Anil Srinivasan is one of those rare musicians who believes that his art can go above and beyond being a profession and can help educate millions

Published on 22nd February 2019
Padma Sarangapani

Too much at stake: Why TISS Prof Padma Sarangapani believes you cannot be apolitical when in college

Campus politics isn't just about winning the odd college election. It runs deep and can have a bearing on what kind of person you turn out to be says TISS' Padma Sarangapani

Published on 22nd February 2019
Jayaram Komati

Post Farmington Uni scandal, here's what Indian students need to do before studying in the US

Apprehensions about a US education has set in with the ‘pay-to-stay’ scam at the University of Farmington that was exposed recently. AP's Representative in North America, Jayaram Komati speaks on it

Published on 21st February 2019
Ashok Kamath, Akshara Foundation

How the Akshara Foundation is helping India's young learn to love mathematics

Ashok Kamath, Chairman, Akshara Foundation tells us why using play activities to educate children can go a long way

Published on 21st February 2019
Malavika Banerjee

Why Malavika Banerjee doesn't feel the need to make the Kolkata Literary Meet 'different'

"I read faster on the Kindle because you can adjust the font size," says Malavika Banerjee, Director, Kolkata Literary Meet

Published on 21st February 2019
Bibek Debroy Interview

The Bibek Debroy Interview: Today's students are willing to break the law but don't want to face the consequences

He is an economist who has immense knowledge of Indian epics. He learnt Sanskrit in his 40s and is now a pundit in that field. Bibek Debroy speaks about today's students, educational research and more

Published on 20th February 2019
Thirumurugan Gandhi

Why Thirumurugan Gandhi believes that no one will be brought to justice for Thoothukudi shooting

The activist talks about the situation in Thoothukudi and how education is increasingly catering only to the rich and powerful and denied to the oppressed

Published on 20th February 2019
ASHWIN_SANGHI

The Ashwin Sanghi interview: Some of Kautilya's views on women are misogynistic

One of India's bestselling authors, Ashwin Sanghi talks about what makes him tick, why he's embraced writing self-help books along with fiction and what's next on the anvil

Published on 19th February 2019
Amish Tripathi

The Amish Tripathi interview: Lord Shiva blesses me with stories, I just receive them when they come

We spoke to author Amish Tripathi about why epics should be included in school textbooks, how Lord Shiva ended up as his protagonist and more

Published on 20th February 2019
Debashis Chatterjee IIM Kozhikode

IIMs can learn management lessons from Kumbh Mela, Indian housewife: IIM-K Director Debashis Chatterjee

The Director of IIM Kozhikode speaks about disrupting the course of management studies and the importance of innovation and diversity within the learning environment

Published on 20th February 2019
IAS officer Prasanth Nair

Have you ever wondered why Collector Bro decided to become an IAS officer? Here's why

IAS officer Prasanth Nair, popularly known as Collector Bro, talks about his journey into the Civil Services and his fascination for films

Published on 21st February 2019
T V Mohandas Pai

Every morning, I wake up, think about it and feel charged: The Mohandas Pai interview

TV Mohandas Pai, the man behind Manipal Global Education, who has been working to improve the quality of education for children across India, tells us about who inspired him to start Akshaya Patra

Published on 20th February 2019
Parth Shah ThinkEdu Conclave 2019

The Parth Shah interview: If private players frame the curriculum, there will be less ideological bias, rewriting of textbooks

History may be written by the victors, but in India, textbooks are often rewritten by the ruling party. Private involvement in this process could curb that, says Centre For Civil Society's Parth Shah

Published on 19th February 2019

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