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National Education Policy 2020
Opinion  /  Published 30.09.20

NEP: Get to the heart of the matter

Even in the middle of the pandemic there was reason for school teachers to rejoice. The National Educational Policy 2020 was announced and we learnt that the curriculum content for school students wou...
By Devi Kar in

Opinion  /  Published 16.09.20

Chinks in the NEP armour

The newly minted National Education Policy envisions Indian higher education institutions as large, multidisciplinary universities that will henceforth focus on holistic learning and aspire to achieve...
By Palash Deb in

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.20

Many voices: NEP and Hindi imposition

In a multilingual country, languages can be a site of tension and conflict, particularly when regional history, the sense of identity and power are factored into the equation. So the National Educatio...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 11.09.20

Old word, new sense: NEP & 'maximum flexibility'

Flexibility is a funny word. Its connotation can be positive — a flexible body, for example. On the other hand, being flexible with the truth, something the ruling dispensation in India does hab...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.20

Against excellence: NEP in sync with Hindutva

Since the totality of speech consists of both what is said and what is not said, for understanding the new National Education Policy we have to look both at its words and its silences. Then we cannot ...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.09.20

CM: NEP silent on tribals

Chief minister Hemant Soren expressed the fear that National Education Policy (NEP), if implemented in its current form, may not offer a level playing failed to many deserving candidates from poor bac...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 04.09.20

Unseen riches: Notes on Teachers' Day

The terrifying mathematics teacher is now a figure of myth. So are numerous others, whether it is the guru in the pathshala who nods off cane in hand while the pupils struggle with...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.20

Recover memory: The sadness of anniversaries

Anniversaries tend to get repetitive and nagging in their emptiness. Independence Day, in particular, becomes problematic as both past and future look ambiguous. Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru lo...
By Shiv Visvanathan in

Opinion  /  Published 18.08.20

A gig economy: India’s migrants and workers

A report in The Telegraph of August 10 reflects a curious situation on India’s labour front. Just when things seemed to be looking up, penniless migrant workers, home after harrowing m...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri in

Opinion  /  Published 16.08.20

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 in


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