Teachers Play an Important Role in our Lives and Shape our Careers

Reading Time: 3 minutesTeaching is a professional career. It is not demeaning to be a teacher. It should be a planned wise move. Teaching has to be an informed decision that one needs to take, opines Preeyan, paying tribute to the teachers, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. This week we celebrated Teachers’ Day. And I […]


Amarnatha Jha: A Quintessential English Gent, an Exemplary Teacher, Respected Vice Chancellor

Reading Time: 3 minutesAshoka pays rich tributes to an exemplary teacher, an outstanding scholar, and an able administrator Prof. Amarnatha Jha, on his 63rd death anniversary, on Sept 2 (Saturday). He was Vice Chancellor of Allahabad University for three terms and that of Banaras Hindu University. He seemed to convey the impression of a snobbish quintessential English gent but […]


Mahasweta Devi, the Voice of the Voiceless, Passes Away in Kolkata

Reading Time: 2 minutesA firebrand writer, who had the spunk and the courage to call a spade a spade, passed away in Kolkata, on Thursday, at 90. Madhumita pays a befitting tribute to the great writer, who gave voice to the voiceless. Hers was the human voice, probing deep into the suffering heart of the less fortunate, jolting […]