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Opinion  /  Published 01.10.20

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

Opinion  /  Published 17.09.20

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

Opinion  /  Published 14.09.20

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

Opinion  /  Published 12.09.20

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

India  /  Published 12.09.20

PM backs mother tongue medium in schools

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the mother tongue should be the sole medium of instruction at schools at least till Class V, pushing his government’s efforts to sell the idea to the ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 09.09.20

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.09.20

Hemant Soren is anti-poor, says BJP

The Opposition BJP upped its ante against the Hemant Soren government on Tuesday, dubbing its stand on the National Educational Policy (NEP) as anti-tribal and anti-poor. Rebutting Hemant’s cri...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 08.09.20

Partha Chatterjee airs NEP worry

The Centre should give priority to Covid-related matters during the pandemic instead of holding discussions to implement the National Education Policy, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Mon...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.09.20

NEP: Modi asks states to comply

Faced with objections that the National Education Policy is too restrictive of the states’ autonomy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sought “maximum flexibility” — from ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.09.20

‘Mirror’ books in Andhra Pradesh for English shift

Many school textbooks in Andhra Pradesh are now being printed with their first page on the left side, breaking with publishing tradition. These books will have one page in Telugu and the facing page ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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