National Education Policy Nep
West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.21

PM ties education policy to Tagore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday tried to draw a parallel between Rabindranath Tagore’s vision of education and his government’s controversial New Education Policy saying both sought...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

India  /  Published 31.01.21

Virtual university plan worry

The NDA government has announced plans to set up virtual universities that will offer programmes entirely online, causing concern among academics who say that global experience raises questions about ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.01.21

CBSE to go digital from March

Officials of the CBSE said that the board is restructuring the affiliation system for schools and making the process completely digital and based on data analytics with least human intervention. The ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.01.21

Profit enters medical colleges

Profit-making companies can now set up medical colleges that may be attached to profit-making hospitals under changed rules that academics have cited as another example of the “commercialisation...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.01.21

3rd year exit lock in DU 4-year course

A Delhi University committee is considering an undergraduate programme that seeks to deny exit option at the end of three years despite such a duration being the widely followed practice and the Natio...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 30.11.20

Fatal mix: IMA against Ayurveda surgery

The Indian Medical Association has written to the Centre asking it to withdraw the gazette notification, which seeks to allow practitioners of ayurvedic medicine to perform 39 general surgic...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 27.11.20

Network problem: Divide by digitizing education

This article is about educational deprivation owing to the digital divide. It is emphatically not an attack on digital instruction as such. The digital medium is an invaluable pedagogic asset. It can ...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 19.11.20

Greener pasture: India's 'brain drain'

India, data suggest, is second only to China when it comes to contributing to the international students’ population in the United States of America. This, interestingly, is a poorer showing fro...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.20

Bengali blues: Language in decline

The National Education Policy proposes to bring fundamental changes to the Indian education system. While the pros and cons of the NEP are being analysed, there are stakeholders who have expressed sev...
By M. Mohibul Haque

India  /  Published 19.10.20

Modi: Changes being made to ensure growth

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said necessary changes are being made in every sector to ensure growth and to make this decade India's. "In the last 6-7 months you might have seen the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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