This is quite rare: Gurcharan Das says "It is with anguish that I sit down to write this column". Reason? The state of higher education in our country, and how it is (mis)managed by UGC and AICTE. I don't need to comment on it, because I actually agree with almost everything he says.
[Minister of State for Overseas Indian Affairs Jagdish Tytler] said the government was contemplating setting up universities exclusively for PIO, keeping in mind their need for quality higher education.
This gives 'surreal' a bad name, doesn't it?