India  /  Published 18.05.22

K'taka: equality in attire

Following the recent Karnataka High Court order after the 'hijab' controversy, the Department of Pre-University Education has made uniforms prescribed by the College Development Committee comp...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bengaluru

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.22

Hijab row must be seen in broader context

I am neither a lawyer nor do I wish to question the ruling of any court of law. I merely wish to reflect on certain broader issues about uniforms in educational institutions and what constitutes an es...
By Anup Sinha

News  /  Published 21.02.22

School fund to help pupils buy books

Dum Dum Shree Arabinda Vidya Mandir, which set up a corpus of Rs 1 lakh, has conducted a survey to identify the families that need help. Asim Nanda, headmaster of the institution, said parents were n...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

India  /  Published 24.01.22

Army nod to uniforms, arms

The six army contingents at the Republic Day parade will showcase the various uniforms and weapons used from the 1950s till the present day to trace the force’s evolution. The nod to history an...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.11.21

Dress police: uniforms reimagined

Ways of dressing and ways of seeing have long been used as markers of differentiation. Hearteningly, sartorial taste and perceptions around it are, increasingly, leading to spirited debates. Recently,...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 09.06.21

Equality does not lie in uniformity

A school presents a myriad opportunities to observe human behaviour. And if we have been around long enough, it also affords us time to understand the outcome of the education we impart. Human nature...
By Devi Kar

Education  /  Published 16.03.20

College students should have uniforms

YESFosters solidarityUniforms foster a sense of solidarity among students. They place all students on an equal footing, discouraging any sense of superiority or inferiority that may arise amongst pupi...
By The Telegraph


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