National Law University Protests: Campus on the Boil

National Law University Protests: Campus on the Boil

NLIU students in Bhopal raise placards to highlight their protest Students of this prestigious university in Bhopal are up in arms and one of their...
Schools need to provide students with a safe learning environment. Photo: UNI

Punishment in Schools: A “Detention” Room for Students?

This controversial rule of some schools could well go against the Juvenile Justice Act and invite legal action ~By Sujit Bhar Schools and their rules have...
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Kerala: Minimum Travel, Maximum Schooling

The recent apex court ruling that children in the age group 10-14 years should not be expected to commute long distances to schools is...
Protests broke out in Tamil Nadu when Anita ended her life after she failed to clear the NEET. Photo: UNI

NEET: Nothing Neat Here!

The medical entrance exam has created so much turmoil in Tamil Nadu that the Supreme Court was forced to take note of it and...
With SC order putting 1.78 lakh Siksha Mitras on the streets, huge unrest brews

With SC order putting 1.78 lakh Shiksha Mitras on the streets,...

 Above: A “topless” demonstration by Shiksha Mitras in Mathura. Photo: UNI Shiksha Mitras, or para-teachers, filled the basic educational infrastructure gap for children. In Uttar...
Gujarat Governor OP Kohli (centre) with students at a university during an academic conclave in Ahmedabad. Photo: UNI

Gujarat: Shackling Autonomy

The Gujarat State Higher Education Council Act, 2016, given gubernatorial assent last month, will bring state-run universities under the direct control of a council...

SOS: Save Our Schools

  The LDF is trying to salvage many government-aided schools on the verge of closure despite a Supreme Court ruling allowing it. What ails the...
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UGC: Learning To U-turn

Strident protests from the teaching community resulted in the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development directing the UGC to amend a recent and controversial...

A Question of Status

Should Aligarh Muslim University be categorized as a minority institution? A recent submission made in the Supreme Court by the government has reignited this...

Degrees of Discontent

The HRD ministry’s attempt to wrest control of the IIMs comes in for much criticism. Will the government relent or go ahead with its...

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