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The socio-political Newtonian laws

Sir Issac Newton would have been very happy. The Indians seems to be following his laws of physics proposed 330 years back very meticulously. For any literate person, the Newton’s laws of motion are very familiar. The first law deals with the state of Inertia. ‘A body moving or at rest remains in that condition, until and unless an external force is applied to it’. That means an external force is must, if you wish to go for a change. In other words, the inertia (socio-political) opposes the change. It is not only the first law, even the third law of motion, where Newton talks about an equal and opposite reaction for any action is very much followed by the people. If a leader makes derogatory remarks on someone, he gets back the same as a reaction. If X beats Y’s kid, Y also sees that he beats X’s kid equally. In the border, the security forces experience the Newton’s third law of motion daily. So, is the power of Newton’s laws formulated decades back. Continue reading

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Education system in India today – a glimpse

waveWe have seen the AIPMT exam getting rigged in the past and also the ITI exam in West Bengal being targeted by the exam mafia and many more such incidents which reveal the loopholes in the education system of our country. There is huge propaganda and investment by the government on raising the standard of the education but such incidents blow down all the promises made by them. Eventually such things happen mainly in the northern belt of the country probably for the reason that the integrity of the institutions operating in that area is never authenticated. People having money to spare are in the business of operating the chains of educational institutes. Who is worried of quality anyway? Not even the entrance exams but many recruitment exams have also met the same fate. And it keeps happening repeatedly. The general perception in UP and Bihar is that no recruitment exam in the state requires studying as the criterion for short listing the candidates is not merit. Why we all remain quiet? Continue reading