Human Resource Development
Opinion  /  Published 29.11.18

Can orders change our attitude towards education?

In every sphere of activity in India, orders descend from the top. It is almost as though no one except those in political control has any sense. The most recent order from the Union human resource de...
By The Editorial Board in

Bihar  /  Published 27.11.18

Wait for schoolbag weight to ease in Bihar

By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

India  /  Published 25.12.18

Govt denies kids cash for school

The money every taxpayer pays towards the Primary Education Cess, meant to improve the quality of government schooling in the country, is not being used entirely for the purpose.A sizeable portion of ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.05.20

JEE-Main and NEET dates announced

Engineering entrance examination JEE will be held from July 18-23, while medical entrance exam NEET will be conducted on July 26, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced on Tuesday.The...
By PTI in

India  /  Published 09.12.18

Eminence tag new list lifts eyebrows

The 19 universities recommended for Institutions of Eminence status by a government-appointed committee on Friday had not been selected by the same panel six months ago and they had not made fresh sub...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.12.18

Back to the ‘Finnishing’ school

The human resource development ministry last week sent a team of officials to Finland to understand its school education system, prompting some academics to wonder if India was even ready to think abo...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 26.11.18

On paper, twin weights off school kids’ back

A statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine in 2016, had said that children aged three to five should sleep 10 to 13 hours every day. T...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.07.19

DU teachers to strike to defer EWS reservation

The Delhi University Teacher’s Association (DUTA) has declared a strike in the middle of admission session, to demand their administration to defer implementation of the teachers' EWS reservation un...
By in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.19

A direct assault on academic autonomy

Normally, governments would be expected to govern. The Indian government, however, considers its office-bearers experts in all spheres of activity, especially education. The Bharatiya Janata Party-led...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 09.07.19

Ramesh Pokhriyal wants his note sheets in Hindi

Human resource development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has got an order issued saying all the files and note sheets forwarded to him must be in Hindi, the directive coming within 10 days of his ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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