National Education Policy Nep
India  /  Published 30.07.22

Shah push for mother tongue

Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday said that pursuing education in a language other than one’s mother tongue prevented 95 per cent of Indians from achieving their true potential. His comme...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.07.22

Made in India: Editorial on NEP in Karnataka

Questions forge the way to knowledge. The tendency to stifle questions and destroy the scope of critical thinking is seen as characteristic of the Bharatiya Janata Party and its saffron brethren. But ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.22

Decolonizing minds

In the 1960s, when I was an undergraduate student, the standard of teaching in many institutions in Delhi and Calcutta was among the best in the world; but that did not make our education system of th...
By Prabhat Patnaik

India  /  Published 07.05.22

Modi stresses on hybrid learning

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday advocated developing a hybrid system of online and offline learning to avoid overexposure of schoolchildren to technology, as he chaired a high-level meeting t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.04.22

UGC allows two degrees at a time

The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Tuesday announced its decision to allow students to pursue two degree programmes simultaneously but committed no financial support as academics pointed out fe...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.22

Bengal forms committee on NEP

The West Bengal government constituted a 10-member committee to examine the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, and assess the need for a state-level policy on education, officials said on Friday. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 20.02.22

NEP stresses on removing biases in curriculum

The hijab controversy has swivelled the spotlight on two guiding documents on education, both formulated under BJP regimes, that speak of religious tolerance and equality, caution against discriminati...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

News  /  Published 20.02.22

Integrated programme for students

St Xavier’s College, Park Street, is working on a plan to start an integrated programme that will enable students to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD in the same subject with multiple ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.22

New lesson: education

Mysteries, like wonders, never cease. A few months after the National Education Policy, 2020 was announced with drumrolls celebrating its steps towards an inclusive, excellent, world-attracting educat...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.22

Still unequal: education

Appearances can be deceptive. On the face of it, education has been allotted Rs 1,04,278 crore — a rise of Rs 11,054 crore from 2021-2022 — in this year’s budget. However, this still...
By The Editorial Board


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