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by Ritwik on June 27, 2011 is the latest website created by me. It’s a photography portfolio – the first one I’ve ever done. I had a really fun time doing this.

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Why we shouldn’t view 100% cut-off in isolation

by Ritwik on June 17, 2011

For the purpose of admission, only marks secured in the final exams of Class XII are considered. One could be an exceptional student all through school, and fall ill during the class XII board exams, consequently securing low marks, and be essentially left without a viable choice when it comes to admission to college. To repeat, no consideration whatsoever is accorded to any part of a student’s entire academic record apart from Class XII board exam marks. Talk about arbitrary or what …

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A meditation on the plight of MF Husain

by Ritwik on June 10, 2011

Dilip Simeon writes on the death of MF Husain – Our great secularists have always found it possible to keel over when it comes to confronting fascism. Sadly that’s equally true of Very Revolutionary people. The fact remains that the Shiv Sena, Bajrang Dal etc hounded MF Husain out of his country in his old age.

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