The protesters in the college campus (pic: Facebook)

How the women hostellers in the College of Engineering, Trivandrum fought to get their curfew extended

The student representatives and the members of the group Azadi of CET have been fighting for this relaxation for months now

Danuel at TEDx GLIMChennai (pic: Facebook)

Meet Daniel Mendonca, the intersex social worker who campaigned for the first gender-neutral toilet in an Indian college

An intersex person, Daniel is now a social worker, working towards the upliftment of the LGBTQIA+ community. Daniel was in Chennai as a TED speaker at GLIM

Road Trippers Club is a forum that allows people from all age groups to travel in the comfort of their own cars or bikes (Pic: Road Trippers Club)

Mumbai-based Road Trippers Club will give you serious travel goals. Here's how.

Flagged off in Mumbai, the Road Trippers Club lets you join a group of strangers and take a perfectly safe road trip — and make new friends 

Anil Srinivasan is known for his distinctive aesthetic of mixing Indian classical with Western classical styles (pic: EdexLive)

Why Anil Srinivasan wants you to listen to music when you study. Really

Chennai-based pianist Anil Srinivasan is one of those rare musicians who believes that his art can go above and beyond being a profession and can help educate millions

Padma Sarangapani, Chairperson, Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research, TISS (Pic: Express- Ashwin Prasath)

Too much at stake: Why TISS Prof Padma Sarangapani believes you cannot be apolitical when in college

Campus politics isn't just about winning the odd college election. It runs deep and can have a bearing on what kind of person you turn out to be says TISS' Padma Sarangapani

BJP IT Cell Chief and BJP Youth Wing General Secretary Tejasvi Surya (Pic: Express- Ashwin Prasath)

Inside the working of BJP's IT Cell in Karnataka with Tejasvi Surya 

We spoke to Karnataka BJP IT Cell Chief Tejasvi Surya about how key an IT Cell is to a party during election season and the importance of job creation

Rita Sutcliffe and Dr Prema Nedungadi of the Amrita CREATE Team

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's learning app wins $125,000 prize in US-based XPRIZE Adult Literacy Competition

Amrita Learning App was awarded $125,000 after a 12-month study of low-literate adults in the US showed significant gains in reading skills for all learners through the app

Narendra Modi said that indigenous supercomputer software will be developed in various scientific areas, under the supercomputer program  (Pic: CDAC)

Check out Param Shivay, IIT-BHU's latest and fastest French-made supercomputer, unveiled by PM Modi

The BullSequana supercomputers are equipped with the latest processors and accelerators on the market, to provide optimal performance and improved energy efficiency

An aerial view of Sangam at early hours on the auspicious Mauni Amavasya during the Kumbh Mela (PTI)

IIT Madras scientists develop an algorithm to control dense crowds at huge public gatherings like the Kumbh Mela

The research conducted by IIT Madras and published in the journal Physical Review Letters, can also help design safe evacuation procedures for events and locations that witness high footfall

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit (Pic: Express/P Jawahar)

India's tolerance is guaranteed under the Constitution: TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit

The Governor said that during the last 16 months that he has spent in Tamil Nadu he has been exposed to the fascinating aspects of Tamil literature

Ashok Kamath, Chairman, Akshara Foundation (Pic: Express-Jawahar P)

How the Akshara Foundation is helping India's young learn to love mathematics

Ashok Kamath, Chairman, Akshara Foundation tells us why using play activities to educate children can go a long way

Makhdoomi has been working on the project for two years now (Pic: Mehboob Makhdoomi)

This Kashmiri Harvard alumnus is working to build a crowdfunded university in Kashmir for students to study safely

An academic consultant in Saudi Arabia, Mehboob Makhdoomi believes that more educational opportunities will alleviate the issues in the valley

Reena has organised many protests to demand justice

Why JNU scholar Ngurang Reena's lone fight to find justice for her 'murdered' father is inspiring

The 27-year-old is a PhD student and an activist from JNU and even stood for the JNUSU elections last year. Her father was a member of the BJP and was killed mysteriously

AP's Representative in North America, Jayaram Komati (Pic: Express- Jwahar P)

Post Farmington Uni scandal, here's what Indian students need to do before studying in the US

Apprehensions about a US education has set in with the ‘pay-to-stay’ scam at the University of Farmington that was exposed recently. AP's Representative in North America, Jayaram Komati speaks on it

Dr Farooq Abdullah, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and Chairman of the JNC (Pic: Express- Jawahar P)

Every Indian who can, must visit Kashmir and make friends: Farooq Abdullah

The seasoned statesman from Kashmir spoke to Blessy Mathew Prasad about how tolerance and sense were needed to bring peace and of course, education held the key to a better India

Ariana, a 12th grader, has used Snow White to celebrate all skin tones in her debut book, New Age Fairy Tales

This 17-year-old Mumbai girl is changing the way we look at fairy tales through her debut book 'New Age Fairy Tales'

Ariana Gupta tackles some of the problematic themes present in fairy tales as a step towards changing the messages conveyed through the kinds of stories we tell our children

Seema Waghmode works for the rights and welfare of Commercial Sex Workers and their children

Nobody’s children: Why Seema Waghmode is educating kids born to sex workers in Maharashtra

Seema Waghmode is a woman from Pune who has been working with Commercial Sex Workers and their children since 1993

Malavika Banerjee tells us how Ebooks are the way forward and it is wrong to say that reading is endangered by them (Pic: Express- Jawahar P)

Why Malavika Banerjee doesn't feel the need to make the Kolkata Literary Meet 'different'

"I read faster on the Kindle because you can adjust the font size," says Malavika Banerjee, Director, Kolkata Literary Meet

Ayan being awarded at the Gurgaon Literature Festival 2018

Meet this multi-talented five-year-old year who is possibly the youngest author in the world

At the tender age of 5, Ayan Gogoi Gohain from Assam is a painter, a photographer, and a published author. The article follows Ayan's journey towards publishing his book Honeycomb, his interests, his

As a child, Nair wanted to be a cinematographer like his school alumnus Santosh Sivan (pic: EdexLive)

Have you ever wondered why Collector Bro decided to become an IAS officer? Here's why

IAS officer Prasanth Nair, popularly known as Collector Bro, talks about his journey into the Civil Services and his fascination for films

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After JNU, now DU admin bans protests on campus: Student unions slam move calling it dictatorial and laughable

The advisory in this regard was issued by the university's proctor Neetu Sehgal on Saturday, directing students not to occupy premises of departments, library, administrative blocks

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Tamil Nadu school students to face public exams in Class 5 and 8 from current academic year

The questions for Class 5 students will be taken from Class 3 and Class 2 syllabus and they will face a 60-mark examination with a two-hour time limit

Prakash Javadekar said that the countrymen are angry but Kashmiri students are not being threatened (Pic: PTI)

Despite spate of attacks on students, Prakash Javadekar says no Kashmiris were assaulted

The Jammu and Kashmir administration asked students to not pay heed to any rumours and try to stay put at their respective places

The students of Jadavpur University claimthat they never physically hurt the VC Suranjan Das (Pic: Facebook)

We would never hurt our VC, JU students on indefinite sit-in ask for student election

Almost 97% of the students had voted against the government’s decision to replace “political” students’ unions with an “apolitical" students' council

T V Mohandas Pai during an intense discussion at the ThinkEdu Conclave 2019 (Pic: Express)

Every morning, I wake up, think about it and feel charged: The Mohandas Pai interview

TV Mohandas Pai, the man behind Manipal Global Education, who has been working to improve the quality of education for children across India, tells us about who inspired him to start Akshaya Patra

The professor of Mathematics is currently  the Chancellor of KR Mangalam University

Bureaucrats and politicians are obsessed with controlling our education system: Dinesh Singh

Former Delhi University VC Dinesh Singh opens up about the challenges surrounding the education system and how introspection can take us forward

IIM Kozhikode made history by increasing women's reservation to 54 per cent

IIMs can learn management lessons from Kumbh Mela, Indian housewife: IIM-K Director Debashis Chatterjee

The Director of IIM Kozhikode speaks about disrupting the course of management studies and the importance of innovation and diversity within the learning environment

Amish Tripathi, who is best known for his Shiva trilogy, said that the colonial hangover that persists in the Indian education system needs to be done away with (Pic: Express- Jawahar P)

The Amish Tripathi interview: Lord Shiva blesses me with stories, I just receive them when they come

We spoke to author Amish Tripathi about why epics should be included in school textbooks, how Lord Shiva ended up as his protagonist and more

Thirumurugan Gandhi speaks at the ThinkEdu Conclave. Credit: Ashwin Prasath

Why Thirumurugan Gandhi believes that no one will be brought to justice for Thoothukudi shooting

The activist talks about the situation in Thoothukudi and how education is increasingly catering only to the rich and powerful and denied to the oppressed

Bibek Debroy spoke about today's students, educational research and more at the ThinkEdu Conclave 2019 (Pic: Express- Jawahar P)

The Bibek Debroy Interview: Today's students are willing to break the law but don't want to face the consequences

He is an economist who has immense knowledge of Indian epics. He learnt Sanskrit in his 40s and is now a pundit in that field. Bibek Debroy speaks about today's students, educational research and more

Continuing its open arms policy for African students the University has been gradually expanding its reach and influence within the continent (Pic: Parul University)

Gujarat-based Parul University to offer courses for South African civil service students to enhance higher education

The admission procedures will be expected to commence in the coming season, with the civil servants studying the various undergraduate and postgraduate programs of the Parul University

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More than 300 Hyderabad medical students set to lose a year as unpaid faculty stop lectures for over a month

With classes suspended and midterm examination less than a month away, the fate of the students hangs in as they stare at year loss if classes do not resume soon

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Two Kashmiri students expelled, four suspended from Bhopal nursing college for 'objectionable' social media post

The police have not ruled out the possibility that the accounts might have been fake and these students might be innocent

Anita Karwal, Chairperson, CBSE (Pic: Ashwin Prasath)

How Anita Karwal is getting CBSE to integrate art with education

Chairperson of CBSE Anita Karwal speaks about what is unique about their curriculum and the challenges she faces, as Seema Rajpal listens in

Ashwin Sanghi at the Think Edu Conclave 2019

The Ashwin Sanghi interview: Some of Kautilya's views on women are misogynistic

One of India's bestselling authors, Ashwin Sanghi talks about what makes him tick, why he's embraced writing self-help books along with fiction and what's next on the anvil

Anil Swarup at the ThinkEdu Conclave 2019 | (Pic: Ashwin Prasath)

Why no VIP will be launching retired bureaucrat Anil Swarup's book 'Not Just a Civil Servant'

Anil Swarup, former civil servant, talks about his post-retirement plans, his latest book and his plans to set up a nexus of good

Amita Singh is a professor in the Law and Governance department

'Islamophobic' JNU professor now asks Mufti to hand over 40 Kashmiris for public execution ​

The professor has been previously accused of making Islamaphobic statements against students in JNU

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Here are the timetables for the Tamil Nadu and Kerala Board Exams 2019

Students can download their hall tickets and date sheets from the website www.dge.tn.gov.in

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Your exam plan: Here are the schedules for Telangana and AP Board Exams 2019

As many as 150 flying squads will be brought in for inspection and Xerox shops and internet cafés around the centre will remain closed as a precautionary measure

The researcher team from IIT Hyderabad

IIT Hyderabad Researchers find Antarctic fungi that could help in treating Leukemia

This work could lead to the development of chemotherapeutic treatment methods that have fewer side effects than the existing methods
 

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Can't keep calm, because it is exam season: Here's the Odisha BSE Examination datesheet

Following last year’s incident of question paper leak in Odisha, the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) has taken some measures to see that this incident doesn’t repeat

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Board exams 2019 tips: Here's all that you can and cannot do inside the exam hall

Don't forget to carry the admit card/hall ticket and all the necessary stationery. In case you write a wrong answer, ensure that you strike it out with a single line

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Board Exams 2019: What to do if you forget your hall ticket or worse, lose it

What if there is a mistake on your admit card? Submit a written application to the Board Office and get proper receipt against the application

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The Board Exam wrap: What's allowed and what's not in the exam halls

Keeping the issue of diabetic children in sight, the CBSE, in a circular, has allowed students to carry eatables into the examination hall

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Here's the date sheet for the KSEEB Examination 2019

The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) has uploaded some of the model question papers on their website for Class X students 

Shehla Rashid put together a WhatsApp group to handle distress calls and get help for those students in need

Can't take chances with students' lives: How Shehla Rashid has been helping Kashmiri students stay safe after Pulwama

Shehla said that right now the distress calls had subsided and there was no extraordinary situation currently. She also demanded to know why the violence instigators were not being taken to task

The students will meet the Vice Chancellor on Tuesday

CUTN protest: ABVP calls protestors anti-national for not 'siding' with Pulwama solidarity march, students distraught 

The CUTN students who are been on a hunger strike claimed cyber trolls by the ABVP are spreading the hate.  Dr Subbiah said if proven right, the students behind this will suspended from the ABVP

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Govt bans private school teachers from public exam duty fearing potential question paper leaks

The Directorate of Government Examinations has decided to install CCTV cameras in a few examination centres as a pilot project in the district of Erode, Kanchipuram, etc

Parth Shah speaks at the ThinkEdu Conclave 2019 (Pic: Express/Ashwin)

The Parth Shah interview: If private players frame the curriculum, there will be less ideological bias, rewriting of textbooks

History may be written by the victors, but in India, textbooks are often rewritten by the ruling party. Private involvement in this process could curb that, says Centre For Civil Society's Parth Shah

Kripesh's hut at Kaliyot. The usual politics on a college campus could have descended into the murder of two youths, the police suspect (Pic: Express)

Kasargod killings: Local CPM leader prime suspect in Youth Congress duo murder

The state police chief has formed the special team by tapping officers from the district crime branch, district police and district police chief's special squad

Venkappa is currently undergoing training at Indian Sports Academy in New Delhi (Pic: Express)

Meet Venkappa Nayak, a cyclist from K'taka, who is cycling hard to make it to 2024 Olympics

Venkappa Nayak is a resident of Tulsigeri village near Bagalkot and is studying in the 12th grade at BLDE's PU College in Jamkhandi

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Vijayawada shocker: Two IX graders expelled for drinking beer in class out of soft drink bottle

This was not the first time the two girls were caught consuming alcohol. They were suspended earlier for drinking alcohol in the school. This time they were expelled.

IIT Kottayam campus under construction (pic: Wikipedia)

Four years after establishment, IIIT Kottayam gets a permanent campus

The new campus has 10 smart classrooms, a seminar hall, three state-of-the-art research labs, hostels to accommodate 210 students, 12 faculty residences, sports and recreation facilities

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Pulwama aftermath: Kashmiri students and traders feel safe only in Kerala, decide to stay back

There are about 5,000 Kashmiris in Mattancherry selling various Kashmiri products like handicraft shawls, carpets, jewellery and antiques

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Karnataka blames committees set by AICTE for recommending lesser intake at govt engineering colleges

In the letter the director highlighted six points and raised allegations about the behaviours of the committee members

A student who arrived from Dehradun said that their homes were attacked by mobs and processions turned violent against Kashmiri students  (Pic: File Photo)

Harassed Kashmiri students head home from universities across Punjab, Uttarakhand and Haryana

Former CMs Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti appealed for the need to maintain communal harmony saying that terrorising young Kashmiris would only convey that they have no place to go in the country

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Aligarh police arrest AMU student for vandalism, thousands assemble to demand his release

Thousands of AMU students protesting at Bab-e-Sayyad gate were ready to court arrest demanding the immediate release of Talib who was picked up by the district police early in the day

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Here's how you de-stress from exam distress like a pro!

Students can rewire their brains to overcome the stress and tension that precede their exams. Did you know that? An expert writes

The students who are protesting right now (pic: Special Arrangement)

VC did not come for the meeting, CUTN students restart hunger strike

The university's Vice-Chancellor was supposed to meet the protesting students on Monday morning

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Here are the five signs of exam stress that you must not ignore

Now that the exam season is around the corner, watch out for these signs of exams stress. Also, here's how you can cope up

Feroze Varun Gandhi speaks at the ThinkEdu Conclave 2019 as TNIE Editorial Director Prabhu Chawla looks on  (Pic:Express/P Jawahar)

Feroze Varun Gandhi: Open data platform and transparent monitoring key to stopping corruption in India

Shooting straight from the hip, he said that at a point in time, he even wanted to diverge from the party's ideology to support certain issues

Prof Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras, who was present during the launch, lauded the YNOS team for developing this platform (Pic: IITM)

IITM incubated start-up creates platform to help entrepreneurs access scientific expertise in higher educational institutions

As many as 128 faculty members from IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, IIIT Bangalore, BITS Pilani, IIT Hyderabad, IITDM Kanchipuram, IIT Ropar have so far joined hands in this initiative

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Take a chill pill: Here are a few tips to help you deal with exam stress

According to several Ayurvedic texts and modern research, Brahmi helps boost memory, intelligence and enhances alertness

Thokchom VeeWon students at Ambedkar University, Delhi

North Eastern students condemn arrest of Manipuri student leader Thokchom VeeWon for sedition  

The student was picked up by the police without a warrant and continues to be held in a secret place which is a cause for concern

One of his works in this series is the consequence of the attack in Pulwama in December 15, 2018 (pic: Pariplab Chakraborty)

Why Pariplab Chakraborty's paintings of Kashmiri women could stop you from calling them terrorists ​

Pariplab Chakraborty, who calls himself a radical feminist hopes to change the narrative on the people living in the conflicted areas in the country  

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Is failure in exams a major cause for suicides in India?

As many as 8,068, 8,934 and 9,747 suicides were committed worldwide just due to failure in examinations during 2014-2016. How bad is it in India? Here's what we found

Managing time and strategising your revision is the key to ace your boards (Pic: Express)

Here's how you can manage time and avoid procrastination to score well in your board exams

If you are aspiring to score well in your board exams, managing time and strategising your revision is key, at this stage. Here are a few tips get through your exams well-prepped and ready to go

Don't continuously study for more than 50 minutes (Pic: Shiba Prasad Sahu)

Board exams 2019: Here are five important tips and tricks to ace your boards in style

Now that exams are around the corner, gear up for them in the best way possible by applying these tips to your timetable and adhering to them. They will surely be helpful along the way

A soldier guards the suicide bomb attack site at Awantipora in Pulwama. (Photo | PTI)

Engg student from NIT Durgapur beaten up for questioning Pulwama terror attack, Modi's 56-inch chest

The terror attack that took place on February 14, 2019, took lives of at least 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) paramilitary troopers

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Four Kashmiri students suspended by Rajasthan University for celebrating Pulwama attacks via WhatsApp status

Talveen Manzoor, Iqra, Zohra Nazir and Uzma Nazir were suspended on Saturday after students protested that the four girls be removed from the campus immediately

Maskoor Ahmad was the AMUSU President in the 2017-18 Academic year

Will not allow BJP to tar the university with anti-national tag: An open letter to AMU students

Former AMUSU President Dr Maskoor Ahmad Usmani, who was recently slapped with sedition charges writes a letter to the university students

Kashmiris all over the country are attacked by violent mobs (pic: Facebook)

Meet the youngsters who are helping Kashmiri students stay safe from Pulwama revenge attacks

After multiple incidents of mob violence against Kashmiri students, these people from Delhi have opened the doors of their houses to help the former

The students have been protesting for more than 35 hours now (pic: Special Arrangement)

CUTN protest: Students hospitalised after a hunger strike over dismissal of 2 teachers continues

The students of the Central University of Tamil Nadu began a hunger strike on Friday, after the dismissal of two teachers
 

The reporter allegedly threatened to charge complaints of sexual harassment and called Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha functionaries.  (Pic: Maskoor Ahmad Usmani)

Things will change for the better once Modi loses in 2019: AMU Student Union Prez booked for sedition

The student body president along with 13 other students of the Aligarh Muslim University including his predecessor was booked on sedition charges on February 12

Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi speaks at the ThinkEdu 2019 (Pic: Express/P Jawahar)

Don't get students used to freebies, teach them to return it: Kiran Bedi

She strongly advocated the need of inculcating the value of gratitude in our children to make them good humans

The right technology in the right hands does not pose a threat to India’s young becoming un-creative, was almost the unanimous conclusion of the expert panel (Pic: P Jawahar)

Lessons from PUBG: Why too much tech will never make India un-creative

The resistance that technology meets then and there has been historical in many ways, said Pushpesh Pant, former professor of JNU

Kawalpreet pointed out that between 2014 to 2018, 112 people had been slapped with sedition cases (Pic: Ashwin Prasath)

Today, Ambedkar and Periyar would have been called seditious. When India's biggest student unionists debated dissent

The right-wing panelists said that while dissent was important it was not right to criticise the country

'Students in India are taught that God is in the details. I have looked at the God in those details for the last five years,' said Smriti Irani at the ThinkEdu Conclave (Pic: Ashwin Prasath)

Rahul or Priyanka? Can't choose between two bad apples, says Smriti Irani

Irani, had in 2014, contested against Rahul in Amethi but lost by a narrow margin of around one lakh votes.  However, she said that she had since worked 'diligently' for the development of Amethi

Tharoor accused the government of talking a big game and performing very little on that account (Pic: Ashwin Prasath)

This government has consistently slashed education spend and it is shameful: Shashi Tharoor 

Being his usual eloquent self, Shashi Tharoor speaks up for the rural minority about the government's proclivity to channel its funds elsewhere

The panelists pose for a photo session with TNIE Editorial Director Prabhu Chawla (Pic: Express)

An education policy is not enough, what we need is an action plan

Values such as sustainable development, sensitivity to society, dignity of labour and constant need for innovation should be integral to any education policy

The panel discussion discussed labelling and un-labelling young India

I did not call anyone an Urban Naxal: Vivek Agnihotri

Drawing from his own ‘bad experiences’ in Universities like the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Agnihotri said that educational institutions are ‘infested’ with the Maoist ideology today

Amitabh Kant speaking at the session (pic: P Jawahar/ EdexLive)

Not just education, politicians' political will needed to help farmers: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

NITI Aayog's CEO was in conversation with MP Dr Anbumani Ramadoss and Columnist Shankkar Aiyar at TNIE's ThinkEdu Conclave 2019

The Governor inaugurated the conclave and shared the stage with the Former President Pranab Mukherjee (Pic: Express/P Jawahar)

Character building key to a corruption-free society: TN Governor

The Governor stressed on the need to make the education system progressive so that it can meet the needs of the industry

Amish Tripathi was in conversation with author and economist Bibek Debroy and senior journalist Kaveere Bamzai about whether Lessons from our Epics needed to be in our curriculum (Express/P Jawahar)

We must end the colonial hangover in educational system: Amish Tripathi

Refusing to dismiss this as a harmless one-off case, Amish Tripathi pointed out real-world effects of the colonial hangover such as Indian architects’ newfound affinity for glass buildings

On the occasion, Mukherjee also expressed his concern over the present education system in the country (Pic: Ashwin Prasath)

Prejudice is a great barrier to inclusion: Pranab Mukherjee 

Talking on the subject Education architecture for an inclusive India, Mukherjee recommended that we give due recognition to cultural, technological and traditional skills

Anil Srinivasan, pianist and educator spoke at a lecture demonstration at ThinkEdu Conclave 2019 (Pic: Express)

Power of a teacher is to infuse ideas that will influence mankind: Anil Srinivasan on the music within 

Anil pulled out the all-time kids' classic 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star' which was composed by Mozart over 250 years ago

The panelists discussing how best to invest in our education

ThinkEdu conclave 2019: Are we investing enough in education infrastructure and research?

ThinkEdu conclave 2019: Are we investing enough in education infrastructure and research?

Subramanium Swamy at the ThinkEdu Conclave

Hindus taking the legal route instead of violence for Ram Temple is a tribute to Hinduism: Subramanian Swamy

 Swamy claimed that the educational system is biased and hampers nationalism.  

The three panelists at the Conclave discussed the need for coaching centres

ThinkEdu Live: Can you crack UPSC with just your school curriculum and without your friendly neighbourhood coaching centre?

 "But coaching centres provide an instant tablet that they can pop in", said Prasanth Nair 

The two speakers both supported the development of agriculture courses in the country

ThinkEdu: Integration of humanities, medicine and tech courses is the way forward

Kant claimed that the UGC regulations which came out in 2018 allow for more autonomous institutions to come up, but called for freeing regulations on the hiring of faculty

Anbumani Ramadoss. Amitabh Kant and Shanker Aiyyar on stage. PC: Ashwin Prasath

ThinkEdu Conclave: India needs to concentrate on Agriculture to become Incredible

Anbumani Ramadoss blamed the government's calculation of the minimum support price and production costs for farmer woes.

Fatima Nafis has been fighting for justice for almost two and a half years now (pic:EdexLive)

'I feel happy to hear the whole country call me Ammi, just the way my Najeeb did'

Fatima Nafis has been fighting to find her son Najeeb Ahmed, who disappeared from JNU more than two years back. She shares her journey with us

The 13 point roster system has faced strong protests from the teaching and student community

The new 13 point roster system could mean no SC, ST, OBC teachers recruited for the next 100 years. Here's how ​

The difference between the two roster systems and how they will impact the recruitment and reservation for minority community professors

Condemning the fact that their members are being targetted, the APSC said that they would not remain silent or indifferent

Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle accuses government of harassing members for criticising Modi Sarkar  

The group has claimed that two of their members were targetted by intelligence agencies and questioned and threatened for their criticism of the government

There were rumours that the statue will be funded by the alumni (pic: newindianexpress.com)

JNUSU accuses administartion of illegally felling trees for Vivekananda statue

The JNUSU President N Sai Balaji filed two RTIs asking the administration if they had the permission to fell trees and also the source of their funds for the statue

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Former JNU student Atif Rabbani attacked in Bihar for opposing forcible Chanda collection by goons, JNUSU files an FIR

An FIR has already been filed against the goons who attacked Atif because he opposed the forcible Chanda collection by this group for Saraswati Puja

The SRFTI students were on hunger strike for 39 hours from February 5 to February 7 before the administration addressed their demands  (Pic: Facebook)

Students protest SRFTI's decision to revise application fees to a staggering Rs 8,000

The students say that the current admission fee of Rs 8,000 has made even applying to the institute quite inaccessible to a wide class of students

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Confusing word pairs: Certain English words may have similar meaning but not the exact same meaning

What is the difference in meaning between these two words? ‘Weather’ is what happens for a short term and ‘climate’ is over the longer term

The agitating students wore black, raised black flags, burnt effigies and clamored anti-Modi, anti-BJP slogans in protest against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016

North East Student organisations burn effigy of Modi, threaten stir if Citizenship Bill is passed 

Student leaders are also angry that PM Modi in his speech didn’t care to mention the bill despite there being such an uproar about it across the North East  ​