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India  /  Published 29.03.22

Push for 6-year entry for Class 1

The Centre has prodded all the states to make six years the minimum age for admission to Class I for the sake of uniformity but legal experts and educationists said such a measure would require an ame...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.07.21

Budget woes: Budget private schools

Nearly half of India’s children attend private schools — this fact is central to policy and discourse on education in this country. What, however, is often left unsaid is that nearly 70 pe...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 02.06.21

New education order reinvents the varnashram

Last year, Rahim Shekh of Englishbazar, Malda, was hawking pineapples. Divya and Mounika picked cotton in a Telangana village. Chand of Saharanpur sold samosas by the roadside. A year earlie...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 08.02.21

Promises to keep: right to education

India, one of the largest democracies of the world, is trying to live up to its promise of delivering justice, liberty, equality and fraternity to its citizens. The Right to Education Act, 2009 comple...
By Aarushee Shukla

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.12.20

RTE: school seats go abegging

Around 60 per cent seats reserved by law for underprivileged children in private unaided schools were left unused in the last academic year (2019-20) in seven Jharkhand districts, including Ranchi, th...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

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

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

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

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


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