India  /  Published 25.07.19

Plea for profession ban on lawmakers

A retired army officer has filed a public interest petition in the Supreme Court seeking broad guidelines to bar lawmakers from taking up any other profession till they demit office.In his PIL filed o...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.09.19

Universities are not intended to teach typing

Official language has its own codes. In it, the word ‘advice’ is seldom a disinterested attempt to help. So when the University Grants Commission ‘advises’ universities to adopt the series of ...
By The Editorial Board in

Education  /  Published 26.03.19

Hospital heroes

Almost all of us have at some time or the other faced medical emergencies. While there is no denying that in any such scenario the main actor is the doctor, it must be recognised that there is an asse...
By Santana Fell in

Opinion  /  Published 11.03.19

A code of conduct for all

Every profession has a written or unwritten code of ethics. Schoolteachers are required to observe a rigorous code of conduct not only because they have the onerous task of shaping young minds, but al...
By Devi Kar in


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