India  /  Published 18.10.21

NET-linked fellowship plan casts cloud

A government-appointed panel has recommended replacing the Non-NET (National Eligibility Test) fellowship offered to research students at central universities with an NET-linked fellowship, dismaying ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.10.21

PhD door opens for CAs

All those who have done courses in chartered accountancy, company secretaryship and cost and works accountancy will now be able to pursue PhD degrees and apply for teaching jobs in colleges. The Univ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.09.21

Hitler cloud on proposed UGC history syllabus

A BA history syllabus proposed by the University Grants Commission has attracted charges of promoting unverified claims and a “racial theory” of history reminiscent of Adolf Hitler’s...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.21

Remembering some teachers and their students

Teachers’ Day was celebrated on September 5. It is perhaps felicitous to recall some notable relationships between teachers and students, both within and outside the academia. In modern times, t...
By A. Raghuramaraju

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.21

FYUP: A spectre called reform

The four-year undergraduate programme has returned to the University of Delhi. The memory of the messy, short-lived FYUP, introduced in 2013 and withdrawn in 2014, casts a shadow on this avatar of the...
By Apoorvanand


India  /  Published 03.09.21

Pradhan: Fill up vacant posts

By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.09.21

DU plans to raise fees amid pandemic

Delhi University will focus on increasing internal resources through revision of fees, creating endowment funds with the help of corporates and engaging with alumni for donation and various activities...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.08.21

State digest: JBVNL snaps power supply to HEC

Jamshedpur: A BSF officer’s wife committed suicide by hanging herself at their residential flat in posh Sahara City, which falls under Mango police station area at the wee hours of Tuesday. Ide...
By Our Bureau

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.21

The future of history

Amidst the pandemic, many policies that should have generated heated debate and concerns have been pushed through with little to no murmur. Among issues that have been shadowed over are the scrapping ...
By Navneet Sharma, Madhuri Sharma

India  /  Published 02.08.21

UGC tags 24 self-styled universities as fake

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has declared 24 "self-styled" institutes fake and found two more in violation of norms, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday. Pr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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