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NEET Fails Fair Test

The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) is the gateway to studying medicine. It is the entry point to students who are taught to save lives.

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
04 Oct 2021

Entry for Rich, Exit for Poor

IF you were to fashion a national eligibility test for medical students, what would you think of?

Ramesh Menon Ramesh Menon
04 Oct 2021


Craze for becoming a doctor has not been a new one. But getting admission to a medical college has always been an uphill task.

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
04 Oct 2021

“NEET has specially affected the families which earn less than Rs 2.5 lakh a year and those who studied in Tamil medium schools”

Joseph Maliakan Joseph Maliakan
04 Oct 2021

Vilification of a community is, often, the beginning of spreading hatred against it. This is a tried and tested method.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
04 Oct 2021

On October 2, Indians celebrate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of our nation.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
04 Oct 2021

Outrageous! How dare one make such a statement on his 152nd birth anniversary? The “sins”

Chhotebhai Chhotebhai
04 Oct 2021

If minor religions can find a place in the Census data, then Sarna too deserve a similar treatment in the coming Census

Julian S Das Julian S Das
04 Oct 2021

It is hoped that universal health security coverage, especially for unorganized workers, would be added in e-Shram without delay

Jose Vattakuzhy Jose Vattakuzhy
04 Oct 2021

Of late several actions of the union government have come to light. These are: (1) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s

Isaac Gomes Isaac Gomes
04 Oct 2021

The title being considered here has two parts, the first focuses on life and the second, on religion.

Dr. M. D. Thomas Dr. M. D. Thomas
04 Oct 2021

The man who’d just died walked up the steps towards the pearly gates, but a pretty angel stopped him, “Not this way sir!”

Robert Clements Robert Clements
04 Oct 2021