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Knew people would support me but never imagined such response: Nodeep Kaur
Sun, Feb 28, 2021

On Saturday afternoon, she arrived at the Singhu border protest site over a month after she had been arrested.

Delhi Riots | One year later, the next of kin: Wrong place, wrong time
Sat, Feb 27, 2021

Heading to hospital, out for work, shopping for clothes — many who were killed in last year’s riots were going about their lives when they were caught in the violence. A year later, their families can’t help but wonder if things could have been different. The third of a series that tracks families of the 53 victims.

Explained: Delhi University’s proposed new method of admission
Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Delhi University is considering a new admission process. How has it conducted admissions till now, and what is proposed new method? What was the issue with the old system?

Delhi nursery admissions: In some schools, points for families affected by Covid
Mon, Feb 22, 2021

Private schools in Delhi are currently in the process of receiving applications for general admissions to their entry-level classes — nursery, KG or class I.

Ghazipur: Farmers get crash course on using social media
Sun, Feb 21, 2021

Sanjay Singh, a student from Lucknow University, said many protesters had been asking them for help with setting up social media accounts, which led to them start these workshops on Wednesday.

If you don’t know an answer, repeat the question: Edu director advice
Fri, Feb 19, 2021

While Rai, a 2007 batch IAS officer, did not respond to multiple attempts for queries from The Indian Express, a senior member of the education department said Rai’s statements should not be “misinterpreted”.

Delhi nursery admissions start today: Distance key criteria, tighter deadline for parents
Thu, Feb 18, 2021

Schools have uploaded their respective admission criteria on their websites, and like previous years, proximity to schools carries the greatest weightage to determine a child’s eligibility for admission.

Farm leaders wait for Centre to make next move, say arrests not a deterrent
Tue, Feb 16, 2021

Farm leaders say they will be ready for the next round of talks once the government prepares a fresh proposal.

North MCD school teachers seek funds to buy smartphones for online teaching
Mon, Feb 15, 2021

Teachers have been protesting against the North MCD for the last year over repeated delays in release of salaries. A recent order requiring them to download and use an app to mark their attendance has now led to a demand to put further pressure on the body.

Three months into protest, Singhu prepares for another season change
Sun, Feb 14, 2021

Fans, coolers, even air-conditioners, may be ahead. “Through the protest, our village has collected around Rs. 1.5 lakh in funds. Once it gets warmer, we will purchase an AC and generator,” said Ranveer Singh, from a village in Fatehgarh Sahib.

North MCD’s schools to see overhaul in teaching-learning
Fri, Feb 12, 2021

Among the fundamental changes laid down in the plan is a complete change in teacher-student relationships. Under the current system, a teacher is assigned a batch of students who teaches them all subjects from class I to V.

Crunched timeline for Delhi parents: The nursery race begins February 18
Thu, Feb 11, 2021

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the hugely competitive nursery admission process has been considerably delayed for the 2021-2022 session. For the 2020-2021 session, the schedule had been released on November 13, 2019 and the application process had begun on November 29.

Delhi nursery admissions to commence on February 18
Wed, Feb 10, 2021

The last date for submitting the forms is March 4, and the first list of selected children will be published on March 20. The entire process will conclude on March 31

Undeterred by police barricades, many families continue Sunday outings to Singhu protest site
Mon, Feb 08, 2021

Apart from farmers camping at the protest since the end of November, a large number of families from nearby states as well as Delhi have visited for just a day.

Delhi: Classes 9 and 11 reopen, Manish Sisodia says cannot wait for zero cases
Sat, Feb 06, 2021

While all government schools reopened for these classes on Friday, most private schools will do so only next week, using the extra couple of days to ensure their preparedness.

At Singhu border, legal cell to help those arrested, missing
Fri, Feb 05, 2021

Five lawyers from the Punjab and Haryana High Court, aged between 24 and 34, have stationed themselves at the main stage at the protest site to be easily accessible to protesters.

Chorus around Singhu border: Bothered by barricades, not protest
Thu, Feb 04, 2021

With the continuous increase in barricading and fortification of the protest site, residents of the villages of Singhu in Delhi and Kundli and Rasoi, among others, in Haryana have found themselves barricaded into their villages.

CBSE exam schedule explained: When will Class 10, Class 12 exams begin?
Thu, Feb 04, 2021

CBSE Class 10, 12 date sheet 2021 Explained: How has the CBSE exam schedule been shortened? What is different in the process this time? We answer your questions regarding the CBSE examination schedule for Class X and Class XII announced today.

Twitter block to road spikes and a train diversion: bid to deter stir
Tue, Feb 02, 2021

On Monday, around 100 Twitter accounts and 150 tweets related to the farmers’ protests went off the microblogging platform as the IT Ministry directed Twitter to remove these accounts under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act.

Farmers-govt standoff: Getting into protest sites now tough as nails
Tue, Feb 02, 2021

Since the beginning of the farmers’ agitation at Tikri, protesters have been on the Haryana side of the border, separated from Delhi by several layers of metal barricades.

Rakesh Tikait video effect: Govt snaps internet at all three protest sites
Sun, Jan 31, 2021

This has been coupled with heavy deployment of security forces at Singhu and Ghazipur borders which have also seen clashes between “locals” and protesters in the last couple of days.

Quieter, emptier: Ghazipur site, which first broke ranks
Thu, Jan 28, 2021

In days leading to the Republic Day rally, the gathering there had swelled to several thousand and their tractors and tents had occupied over 2.5 km both over and below the Ghazipur flyover.

Farmers’ protests: Cracks within, unions call off Parliament march, allege plot to break them
Thu, Jan 28, 2021

Farmers protest: The Morcha blamed the Republic Day violence on “a dirty conspiracy... hatched with the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee and others” to break the agitation.

Day after R-Day clash, Ghazipur protest site presents a picture in contrast
Wed, Jan 27, 2021

In the days prior to the tractor parade, the Ghazipur gathering had swelled to several thousands, with tractors and tents spread out across 2.5 kilometres both over and below the flyover.

Red Fort secured after descent into chaos, crackdown likely
Wed, Jan 27, 2021

Farmers protest on Republic Day: One protester died when his tractor overturned while ramming a road barrier at ITO and scores were injured, among them many policemen, as mobs resorted to violence and vandalism while forcing their way into the Capital.