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Published On 29-Aug-2015

Fake varsities: Threat to quality

M Rajivlochan

The fake university syndrome highlights the problems with higher education in the country: absence of accountability, lack of quality control...

Chaotic expansion, a nemesis

P U Antony

Great universities boomed in India when most of the western world was snooping in the dark. Colleges affiliated to state universities...

Regulators need tooth to tackle menace

Sudhanshu Bhushan

Fake institutions continue to operate in India in an extralegal manner and their presence is indeed baffling. How did they carry...


Published On 22-Aug-2015

No 'instant' end to this impasse

Nestle's Maggi 2-minute noodles are loved by people of all ages, be it a toddler or a 70-year old, across the country. The quick-to-make noodles......

Regulator should have adequate staff

V Prakash

Food safety involves the journey of food from farm to consumer and​ it's important to ensure the safety of the entire chain...

Need for more robust, efficient food regulation

B Sesikeran

Food regulation anywhere in the world is a difficult and challenging task. The best of regulations have to face challenges...


Published On 15-Aug-2015

Mahadalits may turn out to be key factor

Three days before he was handpicked by his mentor Nitish Kumar and coronated as the Bihar's first Mahadalit chief minister...

Bihar awaits keen contest

When Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad joined hands in July 2014 after their disastrous performance in Bihar in the 16th Lok Sabha elections...

BJP has neither any policy nor achievement

Ashok Choudhary

Bihar Congress president Ashok Choudhary has no qualms in admitting that due to poor organisational structure...


Published On 08-Aug-2015

What's hidden in Naga pact?

November 11, 1975 was a red-letter day in Nagaland's turmoil-ridden political history. Under the aegis of the Government of India...

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Eunuchs carry wheat saplings on their heads during a procession taken out to celebrate Bhujaria  ...

Eunuchs carry wheat saplings on their heads during a procession taken out to celebrate Bhujaria ...

Local members of Shiv Sena and Dogra Front carrying onions to mark protest against price hike of ...

Local members of Shiv Sena and Dogra Front carrying onions to mark protest against price hike of ...

Kannada actor Shivarajkumar and Geetha daughter Nirupama with Dileep weeding at Tripuravasini  ...

Kannada actor Shivarajkumar and Geetha daughter Nirupama with Dileep weeding at Tripuravasini ...

Members of Yuva Bharath organisation launch a postcard campaign demanding conduct of Dasara in a ...

Members of Yuva Bharath organisation launch a postcard campaign demanding conduct of Dasara in a ...

Rayat panel supporters celeberate the win in the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) ...

Rayat panel supporters celeberate the win in the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) ...

A large number of Karnataka Association of Resident Doctors (KARD) members staged protest ...

A large number of Karnataka Association of Resident Doctors (KARD) members staged protest ...

Bollywood Actors Anil Kapoor, John Abraham and Shruti Haasan during promotion of their upcoming ...

Bollywood Actors Anil Kapoor, John Abraham and Shruti Haasan during promotion of their upcoming ...

President Pranab Mukherjee speaking to contributors to the book- '30 Women in Power: Their Voice ...

President Pranab Mukherjee speaking to contributors to the book- '30 Women in Power: Their Voice ...

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi along with others offering tribute to former AIMIM president ...

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi along with others offering tribute to former AIMIM president ...

Police personnel sitting near the charred remains of a motorcyle near the violence-hit Trahi ...

Police personnel sitting near the charred remains of a motorcyle near the violence-hit Trahi ...

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