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Feb 20, 2020
Ordinary People, Extraordinary Teachers: Read an excerpt from S Giridhar's book on committed, resilient educatorsOne of the many core beliefs and pedagogical practices observed by S Giridhar in Indian rural government schools was that the teachers try to make the learning experience interesting for each child and respect the existing knowledge they bring to the classroom, using it to build new knowledge.
Apr 25, 2019
Rahul Gandhi has walked into a trap by centering his Lok Sabha campaign on anti-Modi narrative, not real issuesBy the time the 2019 Lok Sabha election campaign entered its final lap, most of the real issues — economic reform, farm crisis and unemployment — had clearly taken a backseat
Apr 18, 2019
Five million lost jobs between 2016 and 2018; urban individuals hit hardest, says Azim Premji University reportThe unemployed were mostly higher educated and young people, in the 20-24 age range, according to the study titled “State of Working India 2019”.
Apr 17, 2019
50 lakh people lost jobs since demonetisation in 2016, reveals latest report on job crisis; unemployment rate rose to over 6% in 2018The CSE survey said lakh men lost their jobs between 2016 and 2018 and the beginning of the decline of jobs coinciding with demonetisation in November 2016.
Sep 27, 2018
State of Working in India report: Yet another warning on employment problems, but this too may fall on deaf earsArray
Aug 06, 2018
Indians most likely to approach local representatives for issues related to public services, prefer political parties the leastTo access public services or get official work done (for example, secure water connection, get a below-poverty-line card, manage admission to a hospital or a school), nearly 50 percent of 16,680 respondents across 22 Assembly constituencies in eight states, on average, picked elected representatives in panchayats or municipal wards.
Jul 18, 2018
Indians still vote on communal lines, suggests survey; upper caste voters most mistrustful of leaders outside own communityA majority of Indians prefer political leaders from their own caste, tribe or religion, according to a 2018 study, indicating how identity politics plays a significant role in state and general elections
Jul 13, 2018
Indians put highest level of 'effective trust' in army, followed by SC; govt officials, political parties least trustedIn India, the army enjoys the highest level of "effective trust", followed by the Supreme Court (SC) and the high courts, according to a 2018 study.
May 19, 2018
Karnataka govt scraps IIM-B's rural tele-education programme; lack of internet, infra behind 84 cr project’s failureAfter spending Rs 48 crore to better education in rural Karnataka, the state govt scrapped a tele-education programme started with IIM-B.
Oct 25, 2017
In Uttarkashi schools, a poem inspires teachers to reflect on classroom interactions, make learning fun for studentsTeachers in Uttarkashi district's government schools have taken a liking to a reflective approach in teaching with them documenting classroom interactions and using it to find ways to make education fun and interactive