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Murders, Bonded Children Of Namakkal Schools

In Education on February 7, 2014 at 16:11

Parents do want their children to come up in Life,by getting them admitted  to what they trust to be the best schools.

Death of Student in School

Student Killed In Namkkal lSchool

Their objective is to make them secure a Top Rank.

While it is not advisable to go in only for Ranks as Life is much more than securing a Rank,it is highly regrettable and sad that the children who were admitted into what is beloved to the Best schools in terms of securing the Top Ranks in Tamil Nadu Examinations.

Schools located in Namakkal in Erode District,Tamil Have this distinction securing most of the Top Ranks in the Examinations, and are reported to be among the best in Coaching the students.

The Schools are equally notorious for exorbitant Fees.

The Tamil Government recommends a Maximum fee of Rs 9000 per annum for + 2 Course, these schools collect anything between Rs. 200,000 to 20,ooooo!

It may be worth remembering that a sum of rupees 40 Crore was seized by the Income Tax Department in Namakkal Schools in a single raid some time back, as unaccounted Money!

No followup action yet.

What is more worrying is the fact is the number of deaths/murders in these schools.

Four murders were reported in the first half of 2013-14 in the school premises and no action has been taken

As most of these schools are run with Political backing and Police protection even filing an FIR is not possible.

The Directorate of Education Schools Tamil Nadu State that they have control over Law and Order, Police say it is an Educational Institution and they can not take action.

These schools inform parents casually about the death and the scene of crime reveals the story touted by the school as  suicide is false.

There are instances where the students are murdered by rival students engaging thugs!

Some Institution have 23, 000 students!

These students are treated like bonded labor and the Campuses do not even have Phone booths.

Students are not allowed to possess Mobile Phones.

Nor are they allowed to contact their parents/Guardians.

Parents have to fill in application Form to meet t\their children and they may or not granted permission.

Even if permitted they are made to wait for inordinate time before they meet up with their children under the supervision of the school staff!

Parents are bullied and insulted.

Children are not allowed any extra curricular activity or is Sports encouraged.

They are made o study for at least 17 to 18 Hours a day including night study around 100 am!

The only plus point is these schools get top ranks.

But Loss of Lives, Personality?

Time the Government of Tamil Nadu took action.

Parents, Life is more precious than securing Ranks.

Readers may send in details about cases of ill-treatment, murders and any other relevant information.

I plan to move The Human Rights Forum and I need more inputs.

Source for this Post.

Ananada Vikatan, Tamil Weekly dated 5 Febrile 2014.

Image Source.The Hindu.



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Study Law Qualification Process India

In Education on January 19, 2014 at 11:49

Those who want to pursue a an independent career  may choose Accountancy,ACS and ICWA, Law.

Let us look at some options in Law first.

Law Colleges India

Top Ten Law Colleges India

Once the basic degree in Law is secured, one can go n for specialization in Law.

There are two types of Courses in India to qualify as a lawyer.

Full Time Courses.

One is a Five year course and another is for Three years.


+2 Pass, preferably First Class, to get admission easily.

The five-year course is available straight after high school, at an undergraduate level.

Students who decide on a career in law after graduation in any field can opt for the three-year LLB course.
For five-year course

  • The candidate is eligible to take all these tests if he has completed his Class 12 (High School) with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • The candidate should not be more than 20 years old.

For three-year course

  • The candidate is expected to have completed his bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks.
  • Final year students are also eligible to apply.

Entrance Tests ,called Common Law Admission Test(CLAT) is conducted for admission to Law Colleges.

After completing the Degree one has to undergo Legal Training as an Understudy with an established Lawyer before going in for Practice.

One has to enroll in the Bar Council of India to practice law.

Procedure to enroll in the Bar Council.

Eligible persons are admitted as advocates on the rolls of the State Bar Councils. The Advocates Act, 1961 empowers State Bar Councils to frame their own rules regarding enrolment of advocates. Contact details for individual Councils can be found here.

The Council’s Enrolment Committee may scrutinise a candidate’s application. Those admitted as advocates by any State Bar Council are eligible for a Certificate of Enrolment.

All applicants for enrolment as advocates are required under Section 24 (1) (f) of the Advocates Act, 1961 to pay an enrolment fee of Rs.600/- (Rupees Six hundred only) to the respective State Bar Council and Rs.150/- (Rupees One hundred Fifty only) to the Bar Council of India. These payments should be made using separate demand drafts.

What is expected of a Lawyer-Professional Standards set by The Bar Council of India.

Advocates have the dual responsibility of upholding the interests of the client fearlessly while conducting themselves as officers of the court. Accordingly, they are expected to adhere to the highest standards of probity and honour. An advocate’s conduct should reflect their privileged position in society which derives from the nobility of this profession.  In a nut shell, if you are an advocate your service to the common man should be compassionate, moral and lawful.
The rules mentioned in the Chapter II, Part IV of the Bar Council of India Rules on standards of professional conduct and etiquette shall be adopted as a guide for all advocates in conducting matters related to law.

List Of National Law Universities in India.

I. National Law School of India University, Bangalore

Prof. Venkata Rao,
The Director,
National Law School of India University,
P.O. Bag 7201, Nagarbhavi,
Bangalore – 560 072,
Karnataka, India.
+91 80 2321 3160
+91 80 2316 0532
+91 80 2316 0533
+91 80 2316 0535
+91 80 23160534
+91 80 23217858
Dr. V.Nagraj,
Email: registrar@nls.ac.in
Phone : 080-2316053
Mobile : 09242442876

II. The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata

Prof. Dr. M.P. Singh,
Vice Chancellor,
NUJS Bhavan (Dr. Ambedkar Bhavan),
12, Block – LB, Sector – III,
Salt Lake City,
Kolkata – 700 098,
West Bengal, India.

+91 33 23351855
+91 33 23350511
+91 33 23350500
+91 33 23357379
+91 33  23350534

+91 33 23357422


033 – 23350510 (Direct)

III. National Law University, Bhopal

Dr. Shiv Shankar Singh,
National Law Institute University,
Kerwa Dam Road,
Bhopal – 462 044,
Madhya Pradesh, India.

+91 755 2696965 (Director)

+91 755 2696717 (Registrar)

+91 755 2696705



IV. National Law University, Jodhpur

Mr. Justice N. N. Mathur,
Vice Chancellor,
National Law University,
Administrative Block, New Campus,
J. N. V. University, Pali Road,
Jodhpur – 342 005,
Rajasthan, India.

+91 291 2577530
+91 291 2577526
+91 291 5121594

+91 291 2577540


V. NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad

Prof. Veer Singh,
Vice Chancellor,
NALSAR University of Law,
3-4-761, Barkatpura,
Hyderabad – 500 027,
Andhra Pradesh,India.

+91 8418 245159
+91 40 27567960
+91 40 27567955
+91 8418 245155

+91 40 27567310
+91 8418 245161


VI. Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar

Mr. Bimal N. Patel,
Gujarat National Law University,
E-4, GIDC Electronics Estate,
“Old NIFT Building”,
Sector – 26,
Gandhinagar – 382 028,


+91 79 23287157
+91 79 23287158
+91 79 23243296

+91 79 23287156



VII. Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur

Prof. M.K. Srivastava,
Vice Chancellor,
Hidayatullah National Law University,
New Campus, Village Uperwara,
Tahsil Abhanpur,
Raipur – 491 001,
Chhattisgarh, India.

+91 771 3057603
+91 771 3057604

+91 771 30557666



VIII. National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi

Dr. N. K. Jayakumar,
Vice Chancellor,
National University of Advanced Legal Studies,
Kochi – 682 017,
Kerala, India.

+91 484 2337363

+91 484 2337857



IX. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow

Prof. Balraj Chauhan,
Doctor Ram Manohar Lohiya,
National Law University,
Sector D-1-L.D.A,
Kanpur Road Scheme,
Near Power House Intersection,
Lucknow – 226 012,
Uttar Pradesh, India.

+91 522 425902
+91 522 425903
+91 522 425904

+91 522 2422841

X. Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala

Prof. G. I. S. Sandhu,
The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law,
Mohindra Kothi,
The Mall,
Patiala – 147 001,
Punjab, India.

+91 175 2304188

+91 175 2304189

XI. Chanakya National Law University, Patna

Shri A. Lakhsminath,
Vice Chancellor,
Chanakya National Law University,
A.N. Sinha Institute of Social Studies Campus,
Gandhi Maidan,
Patna – 800 001
Bihar, India.

+91 612 6450242

+91 612 2205920.

For more details check the Bar Council Link.

List of State Bar Councils. .http://www.barcouncilofindia.org/about/state-bar-councils/secretaries-of-the-state-bar-councils/

For Transfer to Other State Bar Council and on Bar council details http://www.barcouncilofindia.org/

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4000 Years Chinese Multiplication 5000 Years Indian Maths

In China, Education, India on January 11, 2014 at 09:49

It is known that two of the oldest civilizations are Indian and Chinese.

Both of them have contributed to the world in terms of Knowledge.

Orientals  are reticent in divulging their History because their attitude to Life and the conviction that what they know is nothing when compared to what is to be known.

Because of philosophical approach, Indian History is mired in allusions , the Chinese History is hidden!

Indians have contributed to Mathematics by inventing 0 and Infinity ,apart from mathematical calculations.

There is a special branch of Mathematics by using which on can calculate Mathematical problems in a very short time mentally.

There are aphorisms for Addition, Subtraction,Multiplication and Division.

I am providing the link towards the end of the Post.

The timeline of these is at least 5000 years.

Now a Chinese Table of Multiplication had been found, hidden among bamboo sticks.

This is at least 4000 years old!

Five years ago, Tsinghua University in Beijing received a donation of nearly 2,500 bamboo strips. Muddy, smelly and teeming with mould, the strips probably originated from the illegal excavation of a tomb, and the donor had purchased them at a Hong Kong market. Researchers at Tsinghua carbon-dated the materials to around 305 bc, during the Warring States period before the unification of China.

Each strip was about 7 to 12 millimetres wide and up to half a metre long, and had a vertical line of ancient Chinese calligraphy painted on it in black ink. Historians realized that the bamboo pieces constituted 65 ancient texts and recognized them to be among the most important artefacts from the period…

As in a modern multiplication table, the entries at the intersection of each row and column in the matrix provide the results of multiplying the corresponding numbers. The table can also help users to multiply any whole or half integer between 0.5 and 99.5. Numbers that are not directly represented, says Feng, first have to be converted into a series of additions. For instance, 22.5 × 35.5 can be broken up into (20 + 2 + 0.5) × (30 + 5 + 0.5). That gives 9 separate multiplications (20 × 30, 20 × 5, 20 × 0.5, 2 × 30, and so on), each of which can be read off the table. The final result can be obtained by adding up the answers. “It’s effectively an ancient calculator,” says Li.

The researchers suspect that officials used the multiplication table to calculate surface area of land, yields of crops and the amounts of taxes owed. “We can even use the matrix to do divisions and square roots,” says Feng. “But we can’t be sure that such complicated tasks were performed at the time.”

Vedic Mathematics.


To remember Multiplication Table, consider the sum of multiplicand and multiplier.

Remember the values for the sum < 10 (2 times table upto 8 x 2; 3 times table upto 7 x 3; 4 times table upto 6 x 4; 5 times table upto 5 x 5;).

We may call these basic Multiplication facts to be remembered.

Using these basic Multiplication facts, We arrive at the values for the sum > 10 (all other values of the multiplication Table) using simple technique from Vedic Mathematics.

The method we follow, here, is very simple to understand and very easy to follow.

The method is based on “Nikhilam” sutra of vedic mathematics.

The method will be clear from the following examples.

Example 1 :

Suppose, we have to find 9 x 6.

First we write one below the other.



Then we subtract the digits from 10 and write the values (10-9=1; 10-6=4) to the right of the digits with a ‘-’ sign in between.

9 – 1

6 – 4

The product has two parts. The first part is the cross difference (here it is 9 – 4 = 6 – 1 = 5).

The second part is the vertical product of the right digits (here it is 1 x 4 = 4).

We write the two parts separated by a slash.

9 – 1

6 – 4




So, 9 x 6 = 54.

Let us see one more example.


Example 2 :

Suppose, we have to find 8 x 7.

First we write one below the other.



Then we subtract the digits from 10 and write the values (10-8=2; 10-7=3) to the right of the digits with a ‘-’ sign in between.

8 – 2

7 – 3

The product has two parts. The first part is the cross difference (here it is 8 – 3 = 7 – 2 = 5).

The second part is the vertical product of the right digits (here it is 2 x 3 = 6).

We write the two parts seperated by a slash.

8 – 2

7 – 3




So, 8 x 7 = 56.




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Desire Avarice Jealousy Lifestyle.

In lifestyle on January 1, 2014 at 08:57

I am hurt.

I am unhappy.

These are the most heard from people.

This is also reported  to be cause of Stress.

People  attribute this to the changed Lifestyle and a host of other factors, like work pressure,peer Pressure.

But there are more fundamental issues involved.

One is regarding our-self.

Another is how we behave with others.

Regarding the first point, our attitude of Comparing ourselves starts in childhood.

Parents would like children to be what they have failed to be and force them into doing what they may not prefer.

Parents compare their children with other children and force the children.

Then comes the way of behaving.

They are taught what the others follow and this even in matters of Food and dressing.

There is a fine line between good behaviour and aping others, especially the West.

Then Education.

We study what guarantees high income, without bothering whether one has the aptitude or attitude for it.

Lifestyle again.

We acquire , not things we need, but what we think others will be envious about.

That’s the point.

We allow ourselves to be conditioned by the others.


Because we want to be what they are.

Bottom line of this, we are jealous of them.

But this remains hidden in our heart.

Jealousy, trying to become what we are not and our striving t be like them is the cause for our ills.

This is what we should avoid.

Closely connected to this is our desire , avarice.

We fail to distinguish between Wants and Needs.

Blind desire blurs the line between the two.

Desires are fine.

We should be able to channelized desires, not allow desires to direct our lives, or Desire is impulsive and does not envisage the future problems arising out of satisfying the desires.

If we can avoid Jealousy and Desire, avarice, quality of our Lives would improve.



12,000 Crore More Muslim Education,India Hindus’s Home

In India on December 30, 2013 at 09:00

The Union Government of India has allocated  Rs.65,869 crore for the sector in the Union budget for 2013-14, an increase of a little over 7% from  2012-2013.

Muslim NGOs

World’s Top Muslim NGOs

“Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has allocated Rs. 3,511 crore to the Minorities Affairs Ministry, an increase of 12 per cent over the last fiscal. The enhanced amount was allocated in spite of the Ministry failing to utilise the funds provided to it in last year’s budget…..

Under the Minority Affairs Ministry, the Maulana Azad Education Foundation, which is the main vehicle to implement educational schemes and channelize funds to NGOs for the minorities, was allocated Rs. 160 crore, which will add to its present corpus of Rs. 750 crore.

Accepting the proposal by the foundation to initiate medical aid, Mr. Chidambaram allocated Rs. 100 crore to launch the initiative…..”

“Contrary to popular perception, Christian NGOs receive maximum foreign funding. While Christian NGOs have received over Rs 10,000 crore, Muslim institutions have got around Rs 300 crore, and Sikh NGOs accepted even smaller funding at around Rs 22 crore.(Times of India )”

Now the Government of India is planning to infuse Rs.12,000 Crores to Muslim Education.

his time a huge fund of Rs 12,000-18,000 (3 billion US $) are being ready by central govt to boost up the Education of the Muslim minorities (touching 20% of total population of India) mainly through Madrasas, Islamic Colleges, Universities, Islamic Seminaries, Islamic Education Foundations, NGOs – all set to establish a Islamic State in India in the same way of Aligarh and Deoband Movement.

The other constitutional  minorities like Sikh (1.9%) Buddhists (0.8%), Jains (0.5%), Parsis (negligible) are striving to maintain their educational institutions but not getting any privilege as such as they are not communal like Muslims and do not posses any ‘Vote Bank’ rather.

The Centre on Sunday said it will soon announce a special fund to the tune of US$ 3 billion for upliftment of the Muslim people by providing infrastructure, mainly for education.(struggle for hindu existence.com)

India, Home of the Hindus?

Source:   http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/budget-201314-12-pc-hike-in-funds-for-minorities/article4463849.ece



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