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New Education Policy: A Spectre Called Exams

Above: The new NEP promises that candidates may take board exams twice in a year/Photo: UNI Though it looks liberal, the New Education Policy...
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Bombay HC fines ‘a Social Activist cum Media Reporter’ Rs 5L for filing Frivolous...

Finding “gross abuse of the process of court,” the Bombay High Court imposed costs on a serial petitioner to the tune of Rs. 5...
The new draft national education policy encourages unbridled privatisation, with the State withdrawing from its constitutional obligation to provide good and equal-quality public education. India will then no longer be a welfare state

Draft National Education Policy: Advancing Apartheid?

Above: A teacher marks attendance in a government school/Photo: Anil Shakya The new draft national education policy encourages unbridled privatisation, with the State withdrawing from its constitutional...
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (left) with Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs during the halwa ceremony ahead of General Budget 2019

Unveiling the new FM’s budget speech

Above: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (left) with Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs during the halwa ceremony ahead of...
SC adjourns matter on 10 per cent reservation to EWS of general category to July 16

SC adjourns matter on 10 per cent reservation to EWS of general category to...

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay Constitution Amendment that gives 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education for economically weaker section...

Not Born To Fail

The Karnataka High Court has ordered that a student of an engineering college who was prevented from taking his examination because he had not...
Plagiarism: Caught Copying

Plagiarism: Caught Copying

~By Meha Mathur In the otherwise vitiated atmosphere in higher education, there is almost uniform response to the new regulations on plagiarism approved by the...
SC to take up the plea challenging 69 per cent reservation in Tamil Nadu on July 23

SC to take up the plea challenging 69 per cent reservation in Tamil Nadu...

The apex court on Friday (July 20) said that it would take up the plea challenging 69 per cent reservation in all higher education...
The shikshakarmis’ agitation for a place on the rolls has finally borne fruit. They have been on strike in many states across the country

Shikshakarmis’ Recruitment: Populism over Prudence

Above: The shikshakarmis’ agitation for a place on the rolls has finally borne fruit. They have been on strike in many states across the...
Professor Balveer Arora

Control Agenda

Above: Professor Balveer Arora The centre’s decision to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) with a new regulatory body, called the Higher Education Commission of...
Uttarakhand HC hints at Art 360 if state govt fails to provide facilities to schools

Uttarakhand HC hints at Art 360 if state govt fails to provide facilities to...

Above: A government school in Uttarakhand. Photo: uttarakhand.org.in/Sanjay Nautiyal    The Uttarakhand High Court has come down heavily on the state administration for not being...
Important Judgments of 2016

Important Judgments of 2016

From rescuing elected state governments from President’s rule, allowing women into religious shrines and permitting them to terminate pregnancy well past 20 weeks, to...
Transgender

Sexual minorities: the long and lonely road

A report on human rights violations on the basis of sexuality and gender identity in South Asia has shown how deep-rooted attitudes continue to...
Photo: Anil Shakya

Railway Budget: End of Journey

Starting 2017, there will be no separate Rail Budget in February-end. The Union Cabinet has given its green signal to the Railway Ministry’s move,...

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...

#AmityExpose: Is Amity University Playing With the Lives of Thousands of Students?

#AmityExpose: Amity University's Gr Noida & Lucknow campuses are illegal. Careers of thousands of students are at stake. Read exclusive story on IndiaLegalOnline.com

Education, the Way Forwa­rd…

With the Supreme Court upholding the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act 2015, will it usher in a new crop of competent and progressive leaders?...

A TASTE OF THEIR OWN MEDICINE

By Inderjit Badhwar Perhaps one of the most powerful news developments of the year—lost in the din of Indo-Pak relations and cloak-and-dagger spy stories—is how...

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...

Yudhishthir’s stubbornness

Gajendra Chauhan’s controversial appointment as FTII chairman has been roundly criticized by reputed film personalities. Did he get the job because of his RSS-BJP...

Paranoia engineering

The banning of a student group on this prestigious campus for being critical of the government has shown how precarious freedom of speech is...

Death wish

An increasing number of Indian youngsters are embracing suicide. and the laws dealing with this grave problem are peculiar By Rashme Sehgal  A teacher from a...

Minority Report

It’s been over three years since the university was declared a minority institution. while it means more seats for Muslims, they are losing out...

'Education' - 21 News Results

New Education Policy: A Spectre Called Exams

Above: The new NEP promises that candidates may take board exams twice in a year/Photo: UNI Though it looks liberal, the New Education Policy...
icse

Bombay HC fines ‘a Social Activist cum Media Reporter’ Rs 5L for filing Frivolous...

Finding “gross abuse of the process of court,” the Bombay High Court imposed costs on a serial petitioner to the tune of Rs. 5...
The new draft national education policy encourages unbridled privatisation, with the State withdrawing from its constitutional obligation to provide good and equal-quality public education. India will then no longer be a welfare state

Draft National Education Policy: Advancing Apartheid?

Above: A teacher marks attendance in a government school/Photo: Anil Shakya The new draft national education policy encourages unbridled privatisation, with the State withdrawing from its constitutional...
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (left) with Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs during the halwa ceremony ahead of General Budget 2019

Unveiling the new FM’s budget speech

Above: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (left) with Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs during the halwa ceremony ahead of...
SC adjourns matter on 10 per cent reservation to EWS of general category to July 16

SC adjourns matter on 10 per cent reservation to EWS of general category to...

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay Constitution Amendment that gives 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education for economically weaker section...

Not Born To Fail

The Karnataka High Court has ordered that a student of an engineering college who was prevented from taking his examination because he had not...
Plagiarism: Caught Copying

Plagiarism: Caught Copying

~By Meha Mathur In the otherwise vitiated atmosphere in higher education, there is almost uniform response to the new regulations on plagiarism approved by the...
SC to take up the plea challenging 69 per cent reservation in Tamil Nadu on July 23

SC to take up the plea challenging 69 per cent reservation in Tamil Nadu...

The apex court on Friday (July 20) said that it would take up the plea challenging 69 per cent reservation in all higher education...
The shikshakarmis’ agitation for a place on the rolls has finally borne fruit. They have been on strike in many states across the country

Shikshakarmis’ Recruitment: Populism over Prudence

Above: The shikshakarmis’ agitation for a place on the rolls has finally borne fruit. They have been on strike in many states across the...
Professor Balveer Arora

Control Agenda

Above: Professor Balveer Arora The centre’s decision to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) with a new regulatory body, called the Higher Education Commission of...
Uttarakhand HC hints at Art 360 if state govt fails to provide facilities to schools

Uttarakhand HC hints at Art 360 if state govt fails to provide facilities to...

Above: A government school in Uttarakhand. Photo: uttarakhand.org.in/Sanjay Nautiyal    The Uttarakhand High Court has come down heavily on the state administration for not being...
Important Judgments of 2016

Important Judgments of 2016

From rescuing elected state governments from President’s rule, allowing women into religious shrines and permitting them to terminate pregnancy well past 20 weeks, to...
Transgender

Sexual minorities: the long and lonely road

A report on human rights violations on the basis of sexuality and gender identity in South Asia has shown how deep-rooted attitudes continue to...
Photo: Anil Shakya

Railway Budget: End of Journey

Starting 2017, there will be no separate Rail Budget in February-end. The Union Cabinet has given its green signal to the Railway Ministry’s move,...

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...

#AmityExpose: Is Amity University Playing With the Lives of Thousands of Students?

#AmityExpose: Amity University's Gr Noida & Lucknow campuses are illegal. Careers of thousands of students are at stake. Read exclusive story on IndiaLegalOnline.com

Education, the Way Forwa­rd…

With the Supreme Court upholding the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act 2015, will it usher in a new crop of competent and progressive leaders?...

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...

Paranoia engineering

The banning of a student group on this prestigious campus for being critical of the government has shown how precarious freedom of speech is...

Death wish

An increasing number of Indian youngsters are embracing suicide. and the laws dealing with this grave problem are peculiar By Rashme Sehgal  A teacher from a...

Minority Report

It’s been over three years since the university was declared a minority institution. while it means more seats for Muslims, they are losing out...

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