The writer, professor of education at University of Delhi, was director of NCERT from 2004 to 2010
Schools, colleges and other educational institutions desist from engaging with caste in the false hope that education will remove the social inequality.
Why a photo of a Pakistani girl on a booklet in Bihar need not embarrass officials
When spiritual leaders fall from grace, schools founded by them lack the acumen, ability to help students come to terms with the situation.
Liberals must question themselves. There is nothing liberal about portraying women jumping into fire in a manner that doesn’t cause revulsion.
Cameras in classroom is the wrong answer. We lose all chances of reform if we isolate and pillory the teacher
Crucial points ring out about the old debate between traditional and modern knowledge systems. But none resonate a solution
The city will need to be reinvented, which calls for identifying people who care for its future and who don’t mind carrying on with duties of despair
SC verdict on child marriage makes a break with cultural norms. Now, back it with policy to restore childhoods
A Bollywood film exposes how India has lost all sense of purpose in providing nursery education
CBSE’s decision to make Class X board exam compulsory upturns a modest reform of school education
Encouraging students to photocopy course material instead of reading real books only perpetuates India’s poverty of ideas.
CCTVs and training courses in Oxford can’t transform school education. Mindsets need to change.
We are painfully verbose and smug on gender relations
Delhi has the resources to have model state schools. Why are they so poor?
From mujras to item numbers,movies have served patriarchal interests in the name of entertainment. The censor board must be alive to these concerns
From mujras to item numbers,the movies have served patriarchal interests in the name of entertainment. The censor board must be alive to these concerns
Atal Bihari Vajpayee initiated the famous Delhi-Lahore bus service to foster better relationships between India and Pakistan. Vajpayee had travelled on the same bus during its inaugural run on February 19, 1999 and was received by Nawaz Sharif, his counterpart in Pakistan.