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Education System
Opinion  /  Published 01.09.20

Fine balance: Prioritizing education

Inequalities must not become the new normal. Restrictions to check the pandemic have led to the closure of schools and colleges, kindling the demand for education to go online. This, in turn, has give...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 28.08.20

Learning cooperation: Covid and 'basic education'

In his magnificent and deeply moving essay, “What the Great Pandemic Novels Teach Us”, published in The New York Times exactly a month after Lockdown 1.0 was imposed in India, Or...
By Samantak Das

Books  /  Published 28.08.20

What the new education policy does not say

The irony is that the globalized economy, which is responsible for the impoverishment of rural communities necessitating migration, may also create newer employment opportunities for the migrants. It ...
By Sutanuka Ghosh

Opinion  /  Published 17.08.20

Stifling embrace: NEP 2020 and over-centralization

The new education policy comes cloaked in pious platitudes and ostensibly progressive pronouncements. It is only by peeling away the layers of obfuscation that we get a clear insight into the ways in ...
By Sugata Bose

Opinion  /  Published 29.07.20

Future tense: Examinations or students' lives?

You are 21 years old, going on 22. Three years ago, and a bit, you finished your final board exams, with a result that was neither terribly exciting, nor too disappointing, and then you got admission ...
By Samantak Das

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Opinion  /  Published 27.07.20

First Choice: 'English' education

The writing on the wall is clear — and so is the language it is in. The National Statistical Office’s latest all-India survey has shown that the preference for English as a medium of instr...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 21.07.20

The other side of the Indian education system

Students overcoming great odds to achieve success is always heartening. Take, for instance, the student in Ludhiana who scored above 90 per cent in the recently declared results of the board exams in ...
By The Editorial Board

Entertainment  /  Published 14.01.19

It’s Emraan Hashmi 2.0 with Why Cheat India

It's not as if the superstars aren't aware of this -- and that age isn't on their side. They have experimented but they seem to have focused more on physicality than content at times. SRK played a phy...
By Karishma Upadhyay

Opinion  /  Published 18.12.19

Hornbills are the most effective seed carriers

Sir — A new study shows that some Asian hornbills cover greater distances than most other seed dispersers. By depositing the seed far away from the parent plant, the birds increase the chances of it...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.19

Education policy should not play games of domination

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By The Editorial Board


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