Right To Education Act
Opinion  /  Published 11.08.20

A critical look at NEP-2020

The National Education Policy-2020 received cabinet approval on July 29. In the last six months, education has been reshaped in India and the world. Modes of teaching and learning resources have been ...
By Sanjeev Rai in

India  /  Published 03.08.20

Congress opposes 'stifling' NEP

The Congress has objected to the government thrusting on the country a New Education Policy amid a pandemic without a discussion with the stakeholders or a scrutiny by Parliament. The party has also ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.20

Far From Child’s Play

The paradoxes chasing school education in India have still not been resolved. By 2017, Indian children’s enrolment at the lowest levels of school matched that of developed countries. That seemed a k...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.03.20

Focus on children of a lesser god

Right to education is ensured by law but providing effective education to about 8 crore migrant children of the country continues to be a challenge.This issue dominated an interstate convergence meet ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.20

Useful lessons in prioritising education

The Right to Education must be upheld under all circumstances, including emergencies. Education in emergencies has emerged as a field of knowledge that brings together principles and strategies that h...
By Geeta Menon & Sanjeev Rai in

Opinion  /  Published 25.05.19

Education in school and beyond is languishing

These are tough times for education. The Right to Education Act, 2009 had established free and compulsory education between the ages of six and 14 as a right. It intended to ensure that all children h...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 16.02.20

Language appeal in Kendriya Vidyalaya

A section of guardians of students of Kendriya Vidyalaya here on Sunday sought introduction of Assamese as one of the compulsory subjects from classes I to XII in all its units in Assam’s Brahmaputr...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 01.04.19

RTE on uncharted private school turf

Tens of thousands of impoverished students studying free of cost in private schools under the Right to Education Act face the threat of being taken off the rolls when the new academic session starts t...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 02.04.20

Class V & VIII students to be promoted: Partha

All students of Classes V and VIII in state-aided schools will be promoted to the next class, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Thursday.The state government had reintroduced the pass-fail ...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 22.06.19

English-medium for Tripura BPL students

The Tripura government will bear the expenses of 3,000 students from below poverty line (BPL) for studying in private English medium schools of their choice from the next academic year.Education minis...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


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