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(Note: This is my Hindustan Times column dated 2nd Aug 2015.)

Today we celebrate Friendship Day in India, and by ‘we’, I mean teenagers and people who watch Bindass TV un-ironically. 695 more words


Importance of Art education in Indian Schools

Art has been a pivotal subject in Indian history. In the form of sculpture, paintings, architecture, fashion, design and lifestyle of ancient India, art has had a gargantuan impact on defining India as it is today. 534 more words


Women's Empowerment

India is a dichotomy on many issues especially women’s issues. There is a big push for female empowerment which was evident in the school. The young women we interacted with were very academically successful, well spoken, and aware of a variety of global issues. 316 more words


School Culture at Shri Shikshayatan School

Shri Shikshayatan School’s culture is strong. Students are proud to attend what is one of Kolkata’s best preK-12 private schools, they want to do well, and exhibited great respect for themselves, each other, and their teachers.  247 more words


Girls Speaking out at Shri Shikshayatan School

Four students at Shri Shikshayatan School gave speeches on Women’s Empowerment at a formal panel discussion this afternoon. The speeches were incredible. See for yourself!


Get Inspired by Kids!

Why do we tell our kids “don’t do this” or “stop asking so many questions” and try to limit our children from exploring their potential? It is a sad truth, that our education system is teaching kids to become followers rather than becoming leaders. 902 more words


A Shameful Anniversary

Today is the anniversary of the day President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act. Not a shining moment in American history. The year was 1830. 542 more words