The higher education in Bihar has seen the worst. With some positive and concrete steps taken by Nitish Kumar government, things are looking up. Teachers are being paid on time, exams are being conducted as per the time table, classes are being held and financial position of the colleges and universities are better now.
We have time and again read and heard the the concept of “ Prejudiced reporting ”. Those who have gone through this weeks Tehelka magazine ( December 29, 2007) would have surely read the article “ Two years On, no new deal ” on the state of governance in Bihar by Tehelka’s Bihar correspondent. And one would not find a better example of ‘prejudiced reporting’ than the above mentioned article.
I saw this article in Wall Street Journal this morning - "UNTOUCHABLE Brutal Attack in India Shows How Caste System Lives On by YAROSLAV TROFIMOV December 27, 2007; Page A1"