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Nov 02, 2018
Ramachandra Guha refuses Ahmedabad University post after AVBP protest, tweets 'may Gandhi's spirit come alive once more'When contacted for its reaction to the development, the university on Friday refused to comment saying that the VC was out of the country on official tour and he was the sole authorised person to speak about the institution’s affairs.
Sep 10, 2018
Delhi University student polls: Narrative dominated by infrastructure, logistics issues rather than academicsThe issues that dominate the political narrative in student politics in Delhi revolve around infrastructure and logistics.
Sep 03, 2018
Alumni apalled by IIM-A's rejection of 'quota' in FPM course, call it 'violation of law' and against spirit of 'social justice'The plea, filed by the Global IIM Alumni Network, sought to further a case for “social justice” in education by advocating that IIM-Ahmedabad, like its sister institutions in Lucknow and Bengaluru, apportion a fixed number of seats for applicants from SC, ST and OBC categories.
Aug 19, 2018
Ramachandra Guha's criticism of St Stephen's 'lopsided' quotas misplaced; college performing its role as minority instituteOne wonders why St Stephen's College can be an object of nostalgia only when 'its Christianity was/is extremely understated'.
Aug 16, 2018
Crisis in Indian universities worsening: 33% teaching posts vacant, no varsity in country among top 100 globallyA third of teaching posts are vacant in India’s central universities and no Indian university finds a place in the global top 100.
Jul 09, 2018
UGC in need of restructuring, but proposed commission poses danger of Centre monopolising academia, capitalThe Central government prepared a draft Act last month to replace the UGC with a new regulator for higher education in the country. The Act is being called the Higher Education Commission of India Act, 2018
Mar 31, 2018
India can produce 3.17 million more graduates by providing better nutrition to children in early lifeEnsuring supplementary nutrition for children in the 0-3 years age bracket could raise the number of graduates in India by 3.17 million, new research shows.
Mar 30, 2018
Startups in India fail to move the needle; things could change if firms can draw on researchOnly a critical mass of researchers, who become entrepreneurs, consultants and manpower for the industry can bring about a change.
Feb 26, 2018
CBSE directs schools not to withhold admit cards of students due to performance in pre-board testsThe CBSE has taken a serious view of schools withholding admit cards of students due to their performance in the pre-board tests.
Feb 21, 2018
Meghalaya Diary, part 1: Martin Luther Christian University's violations expose lacunae gripping higher education in poll-bound stateThe first doubts about MLCU started in 2010, four years after the university started operations out of a church building in Shillong.