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Annual Status Of Education Report
Opinion  /  Published 10.07.21

Miles to go: India school education

The 2019-20 report of the Unified District Information System for Education Plus seemed to give the Narendra Modi government reason to cheer. More children joined school in 2019-20 than in the previou...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 20.02.21

Enter the master: politics and education

Politicians in India believe that power is equal to mastery in every sphere. Education, for example, is firmly in their hands, irrespective of their experience of academia. Usually governments are rel...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 08.02.21

Promises to keep: right to education

India, one of the largest democracies of the world, is trying to live up to its promise of delivering justice, liberty, equality and fraternity to its citizens. The Right to Education Act, 2009 comple...
By Aarushee Shukla

Opinion  /  Published 27.08.20

Time to marry: Proposal and lessons of Covid-19

In late June, a 15-year-old girl from East Midnapore in West Bengal alerted a non-governmental organization about her impending marriage. It had been arranged by her father who had lost his income bec...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

Opinion  /  Published 28.03.19

We are neglecting the future of our youth

Nearly 53 years ago, D.S. Kothari, then chairman of the University Grants Commission, submitted the Report of the Education Commission 1964-66, subtitled Education & National Development, to the t...
By Samantak Das

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Banerjee: Focus on weakest pupil

To Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, the poor levels of learning that Indian schoolchildren exhibit owes primarily to the teachers’ focus on somehow “completing” the syllabus rather than ensuring that e...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.01.19

Students falter on basic math

More than half of students aged between 14 and 16 years covered by a survey in rural India cannot calculate the number of hours between 10.30pm and 5.30am.An annual exercise by non-government organisa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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