Tag: Rajiv Lochan

Academic community should avoid predatory journals

Rajiv Lochan The academic community, especially the young research scholars and faculty need to be sensitized about predatory journals and conferences so that they do not fall prey to such un-academic activities. It is essential to take steps to enhance the visibility of established Indian journals by proactively encouraging researchers in the country to publish

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Reputed scholar and historian compares today’s Kashmir with Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Chandigarh: Pointing to Kashmir and its fabled sufi culture that has not been visible for thirty years now, historian Rajiv Lochan draws an analogy with the present situation in Syria by underscoring that Syria was a secular country before the outside terrorists stepped in to create havoc in that country. To draw home

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“Strategy in India for improving Higher Education has consistently failed”

Newsroom24x7 Staff Not once did the UPA or the NDA today, ask the VCs, Principals, Directors, what they would like to do. They were simply asked to do x y z because x y z seemed to have worked in the US or in Europe. The Modi Government proposes to channelise more money to achieve

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KPS Gill: The man who stood up and drove out the extremists

Rajiv Lochan All this transformation in Punjab was possible because at one particular moment, one man decided to stand up, convinced many others that they too had the ability to stand up, and drive out the extremists. This man was KPS Gill. Today is his birthday. Best wishes to him. Almost three decades ago, the

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The difference between JNU and PU

PU works hard at doing things that a university should do. JNU continues to revel in its own glop. – Rajiv Lochan Rajiv Lochan is a renowned historian and a Professor in Punjab University. He is an alumnus of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi. On being asked about the difference between JNU and

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