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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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...
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...
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...
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Lessons Not Learnt

Above: Young school children carrying heavy bags/Photo: UNI The HRD ministry’s move to ease the burden of students has drawn flak from educationists who say...
Jadavpur University restores admission tests

Jadavpur University restores admission tests

~By Sucheta Dasgupta It is both a vindication and a setback. After a couple of flip-flops, a hunger strike and much heartburn, West Bengal’s premier...
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...

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