"We are working with 19th century file-based procedures which require every individual to pronounce sequentially on a file. All of that becomes open to questioning—Under Secretary wrote this, why did the Deputy Secretary write that, etc—and it is absolutely impossible to fix responsibility in the system."
"Good education can be imparted only by good teachers, whatever their caste may be. RTE will not work, so long as it prevents the most knowledgeable teachers from being recruited."
"Communism swept a large part of the globe to abolish feudalism in the name of freedom. According to The Black Book of Communism authored by many European academics, edited by Stéphane Courtois, the excesses under Communist regimes have taken 94 million lives. Democracy is a great liberating step from other forms of subjugation like dictatorships,"