Preschools are ubiquitous in India’s villages, shows a comprehensive new survey that watched 14,000 children over 5 years. But the benefits they bring are often dependent on factors such as the quality of early education, child’s gender and education level of mother.
The university administration, however, believes that even with the seat cap, JNU’s PhD numbers won’t compare too badly with that of other universities.
A teacher in the School of Physical Sciences says the administration’s “refusal to talk to us, give us a hearing” has only added to the confusion among teachers and students.
From 52 MPhil and 30 PhD scholars approved by JNU’s Academic Council for 2017-18, the Centre for Historical Studies has zero new seats this year.
The university will admit only 242 research scholars this year, an 82.81 per cent cut from the 1,408 seats for 2017-18 approved by the Academic Council
They had little financial access and autonomy to begin with and now with their secret stash of cash gone after demonetisation, women in India struggle to start all over again.
In Delhi’s government schools, violence is a sign of the deep class divide between students and teachers, between the promise of education and its bitter failure.
On October 15, hours after he had got into a late-night scuffle with ABVP members campaigning for the hostel elections, Najeeb Ahmed, 27, a first-year MSc student of Biotechnology, had gone missing from his Room No. 106 in JNU’s Mahi-Mandvi hostel.
Children in Delhi’s municipal schools get just one set of uniform in summer; it caught the HC’s attention. Here’s what a mother does to keep the uniform going
Bezwada Wilson, one of this year’s Magsaysay Award winners, on being the young child who never understood the meaning of untouchability and his campaign to eradicate manual scavenging in India.
According to Wilson, the decision by Dalits to boycott disposal of animal carcasses was “not reactionary”.
18 states believe the Centre should do away with the RTE’s no-detention provision, and a panel on new education policy suggests it should end at Class VI, even though governments cite falling learning outcomes
Uma Vishnu travels to the district and finds that it’s slowly changing — ask the father who sends his three daughters out to study, the girl who is determined she won’t drop out, the education officer who is beaming at this year’s Class X pass percentage of 92%
Class X results declared on May 2, standing fifth among the state’s 30 districts.
Nabarangpur has some of the most dismal indicators for education, with 57.35 per cent of the population having never attended school.
Spread over 10 acres, the ground and first floors of the building have come up and, according to the district administration, the college will be “up and running in a few months”.
JNU, with its brick-red buildings and scruffy Aravalli vegetation, its hostels and dhabas has always been a place for critical ideas, where the dominant ideologies of caste, class and gender are be challenged.
2015 was the year of migrants. To mark 2016, The Sunday Express tracks 16 people who moved home in 2015, some of them in public glare, some just a footnote in India’s internal migrants story, to begin new lives.
On July 30 this year, Taj walked out of Moradabad jail with foster parents Usman and his wife Suhina.
Today, the online Khan Academy offers more than 2,600 free, 10-minute videos on a range of topics — maths, science, computer science, history, economics and more.
A 28-year-old woman from a village in Andhra Pradesh ends up in Delhi’s red-light area. The Road gives her a new name, work and a place to stay, but takes away her child. She is now fighting to get her daughter back.
More and more students from disadvantaged groups; campus safety net riddled with holes.
Some say students from reserved categories, Hindi-medium schools are at a disadvantage.
An investigation by The Indian Express and several interviews with key players — professors, students and administrators at IITs — shows most of the students who were expelled were from reserved categories.
Pappu had spent five years in jail for allegedly murdering CPM legislator Ajit Sarkar in 1998 and was acquitted in 2013.
A death sentence was awarded by the Amroha Sessions Court in 2010 to Shabnam and her lover Saleem. But only 10 days later the apex court dramatically stayed the death warrants.
A compelling account of two Namboothiri women in 20th century Kerala and their quest for identity in the face of upper-caste orthodoxy.
Zuckerberg visited Chandauli- and to this Internet centre- to understand the way rural India connects to the Net.
Hashimpura now, like all those years ago, is one of the many lanes that slip out of the main Old Meerut road.
Tamil Nadu’s remarkable rise comes after its count had fallen from 15 per cent in 2010.
Vibhuti Narain Rai was Ghaziabad SSP in 1987 when the Hashimpura killings took place. With the trial on in a Delhi court, he is writing a tell-all book that raises vital questions.
A month-long exhibition on excavations from Pattanam, a village in Kerala, unearths layers of history through art and artefacts
Year after year, Pratham’s Annual Survey of Education Report, or ASER, tells us about children who go to school but can’t read or do basic math.
A whopping 72.83 per cent of old people who live alone are women.
Pearl simply drew from her story and her husband Daniel’s to say how journalism is at once both complex and simple.
Balyan said that the govt was working towards promoting the indigenous variety — the desi cow or the ‘venerated’ gau mata.