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Rajesh Balasubramanian
Works at Fermat Education
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In defence of demonetization
Ramachandra Guha says that history can be written only after at least 30 years have gone by since the event. A 30-year gap is required to digest the impacts of events and acquire the maturity to view the events with the objectivity of a historian. On a simi...
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Demography is destiny
About 5 years ago, I had written a rant titled " India and I ". Based on largely anecdotal evidence, I had painted a picture of an Economy of a trillion dollars and billion people. Basically before writing the piece, I spoke to myself, number one, because I...
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Thoughts from the math camp conducted at DAV Schools (Mar-Apr, 2016)
My colleague Baskar and I conducted a math camp at DAV Boys and DAV Girls school recently. I have jotted down a few of our thoughts on the topic here. The kids are smart, well-behaved and keen The kids were always respectful, always ready with a Namaste, al...
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Conservative and Proud
The fabulous humanitarian gesture   on immigration from Germany has been heart-warming. Although domestic pressures have made Germany revisit this , the original gesture and scenes in German railway stations were wonderful to see. Angela Merkel's gesture ha...
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Sir  i have some queries regarding CAT
can u plz help me 
my email id : shagungaikwad@gmail.com
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What is the best overall preparation plan to crack CAT? Should I quit my job and prepare for CAT?
One of the most common questions I get is about how to draft a preparation plan for CAT preparation. This is often followed by the lament that managing CAT prep and job simultaneously is incredibly tough and that the boss was put on planet earth to test hum...
One of the most common questions I get is about how to draft a preparation plan for CAT preparation. This is often followed by the lament that managing CAT prep and job simultaneously is incredibly tough and that the boss was...
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Making sense of Brexit and Trump
Both are protest votes. In both cases, lots of people voted against "The Man". In Britain, it was not about the Tories or Labour, in the US conservative ideology had little role. It was not merely economic distress, nor was it all about race or gender. This...
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From expectation to hope
When I was in class VIII, our school got a new principal, a mild-mannered gentleman who had been our Math teacher in class VI and taught us fabulously. We had adored him in his previous avatar as he simplified life for us really well. We were full of hope. ...
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Climate Change talks, weighted averages and moral highground
It is that time of the cycle again. Where world leaders sit around, pontificate and negotiate how best to share the burden of cutting carbon emissions. It is that time where Tom, Dick and Harry from the media showcase fabulous moral outrage at how little wo...
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sir i have a query about cat and gmat,i am a mechanical engg graduate,it took me 7 years to complete my engineering, and my academics are also very low,should i give cat exam and do i realy have any chance of getting a call from iim even if i score a 99.7+%
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Occupational hazards
"a risk accepted as a consequence of a particular occupation" - this is how occupational hazard is defined somewhere in the web. The term evokes pictures of construction workers without helmets, or miners inhaling toxic fumes. My theory is that a lot of pro...
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Math teacher who is very keen to change the way math is taught in schools
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Based out of Chennai. Did final few years of schooling in Chennai. Completed Engineering at IIT Madras (2001), then did MBA from IIM B. Worked in financial sector for 6-7 years. Hated job. So, shifted to Chennai to start teaching (lifelong passion).
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  • Fermat Education
    2010 - present
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