What is alternative education?

A few weeks back, a university professor in course of a conversation asked what “alternative education” means. She hazarded a guess – that it is about educating those who are differently-able. I figured she was hard at work making sense of the word “alternative” beginning with the typical process of ascribing “mainstream” or perhaps “normal” […]

Independence Day, Indian Army & a Poem

From reading John Masters’ The Ravi Lancers and The Nightrunners of Bengal to the story of the famed horse regiment of Indian Army – Skinner’s HorseĀ , I have been a stickler for works (fiction & non-fiction) on Indian Army. But for Indian writers Indian army hasn’t quite been a subject of interest. Except, an occasional […]