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Will focus on higher education next term: Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia

For the term that ends next month, the journalist-turned-politician has a few unfulfilled wishes, but he was "satisfied" with the work they could do

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These board games can entertain you and get you to learn at the same time. Here's how 

Senthil Kumar, founder of MADIEE Board Games talks about how their board games can give interactive educational experience to students as well as working professionals   

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Born with Down Syndrome, Aditi Verma's culinary journey is your daily dose of inspiration

We talk to Aditi Verma to trace her journey so far and the hard work that went into establishing Aditi's Corner in Mumbai. Combined with her gritty story, the good food is what draws people here

Origami at it's best | (Pic: T Ravi Kumar)

This teacher in Hyderabad is using origami to teach kids Maths. And it is awesome!

Ravi Kumar won the NCERT Innovations and Experimentation Award in 2002, KVS National Incentive Award in 2004, National Award for Best Teacher in 2005 and so on

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How St Francis College's street play group Bedaari is talking about sexism, body shaming

Every actor on the team knows every dialogue and not just their own, so that anyone can step in for another in case someone forgets the dialogue. Bedaari is an Urdu word which means 'act of awareness'

Author Anand Neelakantan spoke during the session, Epic Success: Telling Our Own Stories

The Anand Neelakantan Interview: Let children pick up morals from our mythology themselves

Popular author Anand Neelakantan to understand his inclination towards mythological characters like Duryodhana and Ravana, and why they are relevant in today’s times

Vamsi Krishna spoke during the panel session, Jobs or Careers: Preparing the 21st Century Student

Why Vedantu's Vamsi Krishna still considers the Great Indian Tuition Teacher his competition

Rashmi Patil speaks with Vamsi Krishna, Co-founder of Vedantu, an online learning platform for students, to find out what it takes to be the first ones to start live interactive classes across India

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Osmania University Professor held for alleged links with Maoists

An Associate Professor in the Telugu department, C Kasim was allegedly involved in a case registered under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act among other sections in Mulugu Police station in 2015

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'Don't worry it's just an exam': Why this Saudi Indian school's pre-board exam circulars are winning hearts

The International Indian School, Dammam had issued two separate circulars to students and their parents, asking them not to fret too much

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IIT Kharagpur researchers evolve AI-aided method to automate reading of legal judgements  

This could be unique in India where the country uses a Common Law system that prioritises the doctrine of legal precedence over statutory law

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Is there any truth to the posters about paying for professor posts in JNU?

The poster, named Nation First, depicts the so-called nexus quite sarcastically and comically. It tries to explain how it all works but fails to provide any evidence to support its claim. Is it true?

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It became about survival: One month on, an AMU student takes us through the horror of December 15

That fateful night, Sharjeel was slapped with five FIRs, he has received only one of them so far though and that FIR alone has him charged under 13 sections including 'attempt to murder' and 'Goondas

The campus observing Vemula's anniversary

Night before Rohith Vemula's anniversary, UoH whitewashes 'illegally drawn' Ambedkar quotes

The University has designated areas to hang posters on campus and had previously stated during the Velivada incident that the University would remove all banners put up without permission

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Everything you need to know about the Bru-Reang refugee crisis and what the future holds for them

More than 30,000 displaced Bru tribals from Mizoram, who have been living as refugees in Tripura since 1997, will now permanently settle in Tripura

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Posters against BHU VC calling him 'anti-Hindi' surfaces in Varanasi

Earlier this month, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had visited BHU students who were arrested during the protests against the CAA and NRC

A protest in Kuttiadi used facts and symbolism to grab people's attention (Pic: Mashoor Muneer)

From all-nighters to passing a football, how Kerala's woke anti-CAA protests are getting attention

Here's a look at some of the most interesting protests organised agains the CAA and NRC in Kerala. Here's why they chose to raise their voices through their unique voices

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ABVP denies involvement in attack on Vishva Bharati students, blames TMC

Hailing the police action, Pramanik said that leftist organisations had falsely blamed ABVP for the attacks which took place on Wednesday night

Dr Krishna Chivukula (L)presents cheque to Dr Bhaskar Ramamurthi (R), Director, IIT Madras, in the presence of Dr Mahesh Panchagnula, Dean (International & Alumni Relations), IIT-M (Pic: IIT-M)

First hostel built at IIT Madras 60 years ago, Cauvery, to get a facelift

A donation of Rs 5 crore  will be used to renovate Cauvery Hostel, the first-ever hostel to be constructed in IIT Madras, and elevate it to world-class standards for the benefit of students

Jamia students like Abhiram P, Kulsum Sheikh, Aftab and freelance artist Disha Bhuraria have now become regulars (Pic: Nehal Ahmed)

Inspired by Banksy, these Jamia students are protesting with their graffiti on university walls

The longer the protest stretches the more people will start feeling disconnected and bored if they are not an active part of the protests themselves. This is one of the ways to keep them hooked on to

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Punjab Shocker: Class 10 boy shoots aunt in the head, injures grandmother over land dispute

The accused is a Class 10 student, who shot at his aunt Sumeet Kaur and her mother Sukhbinder Kaur at their residence in a village in Muktsar district

The theme of the fest is La Vie en Rose

Mount Carmel College's French fest Franco-Feel is back. Here's everything you need to know

The fest is being organised by the French Department of Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru and the French association, Le Cercle Français

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West Bengal Guv takes a dig at CU Vice-Chancellor's absence at St Xavier's convocation

Turning to the vacant chair of the CU VC at the convocation podium, Dhankhar said during his address that he has been informed that VC (Chakraborty Banerjee) has fallen ill

Gujarat Vidyapith students at the protest site spinning charkhas| Pic: GVP student

Gujarat Vidyapith students spin charkhas to protest police interference during anti-CAA protest

Students had decided to fly kites carrying anti-CAA/NRC slogans on the occasion of Uttarayan or Makar Sankranti on January 14 when police allegedly entered the university’s campus without permission

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Why rapper Arivu's Sanda Seivom has become Chennai's protest anthem

Arivu first sang this at a protest and since it was such an easy catchy tune that people began to sing along to as well, he decided to release the song officially

Is a $5 trillion economy possible by 2025? Amit Bhaduri says not an inclusive one (Pic: PTI/Edexlive)

JNU administration made it political: Why Amit Bhaduri tore up his four-decade association with varsity 

In a sharp resignation letter, Bhaduri said that he has had a longstanding association with JNU, beginning in 1973. Now, he says, the administration is throttling the free and vibrant debate of JNU

On Wednesday night, outsiders entered the university’s Vidya Bhavan Senior Boys’ hostel and assaulted at least two students (Pic:Wikipdeia)

Two ABVP members arrested for assaulting students in Visva Bharati University

The SFI and AIDSO alleged that the attack was carried out by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad. The TMC has also blamed the BJP

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Delhi Police manhandle anti-CAA protestors, snatch phone, detainees to be released soon

The students of Jamia and some civilians had started protesting at Turkman Gate at 3 pm on January 15 after they had decided to organise a sit-in late that night

Ajay during a meeting with farmers (Pic: Magasool)

How astrophysicist Ajay Tannirkulam abandoned a lucrative opportunity abroad to help small farmers in Tamil Nadu

The organisation he co-founded, Magasool, procures technological solutions that help improve yield and reduce the use of pesticides and makes them available to farmers in 9 districts of Tamil Nadu

Devi Yesodharan speaking at ThinkEdu 2020 (Pic: TNIE)

How Devi Yeshodharan went from being Infosys Narayana Murthy's speechwriter to creating an Empire

We examine author Devi Yesodharan’s fascination with Rajendra Chola, her tryst with historical fiction and her future endeavours in writing

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Aligarh Muslim University postpones exams following student unrest on campus

However, sources feared because of the continuing agitation and daily protests, it was doubtful if the university would be able to function normally

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JNU again extends deadline to register for the next semester till January 17

Earlier, JNU said the students can register up to January 15 without any fine. Initially, the last date of registration for the winter semester was January 5, 2020

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Not in our name: IIT-M women students to rally against shutting of Krishna gate for 'security reasons'

The students in a letter have listed out various other ways that the administration can ensure their safety and stated that closing down of the gate was definitely not one of them    

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Komal Sharma, DU student and ABVP activist approaches NCW alleging that she was defamed as a attacker at JNU

Sharma was allegedly identified by the police as the woman, wearing a checkered shirt with her face covered with a light blue scarf and carrying a stick, in the purported video of the campus violence

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Police crossed the mandate given to them by entering the hostel: Tariq Mansoor, VC, AMU

The Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Prof Tariq Mansoor, has said that the university will file an FIR against the UP police for entering varsity hostel without due permission

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JNU violence: Delhi Police calls research scholar, Dolan Samanta and a JNU alumni for questioning today

The police had identified Sharma, a student of Daulat Ram College, as the masked woman who was seen in the videos of violence shared on social media. Her phone is switched off since Saturday

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J and K administration allows Broadband and 2G mobile internet but no access to social media 

The order from Supreme Court comes into effect from January 15 and shall remain in force for seven days. Internet is provided in order to facilitate tourism in Jammu and Kashmir region

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I hope ABVP admins, faculty are interrogated too: JNU student who infiltrated 'Unity against left' WhatsApp group

The Delhi Police was asked to interrogate the members of two WhatsApp groups in connection to the JNU attack on January 5

Deepa P Mohanan is a 34-year-old PhD student

MGU Dalit scholar, detained during Governor's visit, claims she is a victim of caste discrimination

Deepa Mohanan was recently arrested when the governor had visited the university. She says that she's been facing bias since 2011

Rohan Murty at the ThinkEdu Conclave | (Pic: Express)

Read into this: Why Rohan Murty won't let you borrow books from his personal library

Murty, who studied at the Bishop Cotton Boys' School in Bengaluru and pursued his UG at Cornell University, USA, started the Murty Classical Library of India in the year 2015

The police are still interrogating the violence that broke out at JNU

JNU registrar claims campus is 'calm and peaceful' even as students continue protests against fee hike

However, some students and teachers of the university continued their agitation and boycotted classes over the fee-hike issue.

Supriya Sule, MP, Congress Party

The Supriya Sule Interview: Even if one student is protesting against CAA, it matters to me

Supriya Sule talks about how student protests against NRC and CAA matters and the hardwork for the people of her constituency that brought her back to power. Her goals to make Maharashtra No 1

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The Thamizhachi Thangapandian Interview: People never come to me with tall demands

The first time MP and writer speaks about how life has changed, foregoing the simple pleasures that she could indulge in before politics happened and what her first time in Parliament has been like

Jeswin Joseph with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

How this Loyola student went from popping balloons on the beach to becoming an award-winning shooter

Jeswin Joseph from Loyola College accidentally discovered his talent for target shooting during an evening out with his family. Now he is an award-winning marksman

Rakshana with the Prime Minister

Never thought I could withstand this: How joining the NCC turned this MOP student's life around

Rakshana joined the NCC to lose weight but soon became the best cadet in India and won an award from the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. This is her story

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As JNU students continue strike, admin set to expand cooperation with Iran's Allameh Tabataba'i University

Allameh Tabataba'i University is one of Iran's most eminent universities in humanities and social sciences

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Former BJP MP mum on use of school premises for CAA awareness in Mumbai

Sources in the department said the notice has been issued to the management of schools to ensure students are kept away from any political event

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Jamiat-Jamia-Deoband to hold meeting to allay CAA fears

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has taken responsibility to arrest the growing controversy over the new Citizenship Act

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Jamia library vandalised during December 15 attack, to be restored soon

On December 15, residents and commuters in the heart of the national capital ran for their lives as a raging mob protested against the Citizenship Act

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Jamia Millia Islamia VC meets Delhi Police Commissioner over police action on campus on Dec 15

In a statement, the university said the administration will take all possible measures to address the concerns of students

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JNU's inadequate communication is to blame: IIM Indore Director Himanshu Rai on #FeeHike protests

The IIMs are participating in solving the nation's issues. Rai says that this country is as much theirs as anyone else's and they will knock on every door, uninvited, with the intention of helping

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How much space is too much: Dr Vijay Nagaswami busts myths about millennial relationships 

We speak to psychotherapist and popular couples counsellor Dr Vijay Nagaswami about personal space, how to make relationships work in the world today and much more

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Academic pressure in the Indian education system contributes to depression in students: E S Krishnamoorthy

Chennai-based neuropsychiatrist E S Krishnamoorthy believes that the Indian education system needs to accommodate students with different abilities to fight the growing depression

Aishwarya Manivannan

Need to define how we look at design: Aishwarya Manivannan and the art within

Artist and educator Aishwarya Manivannan talkss about her journey in teaching art and practicing Silambam

Anuja Chandramouli speaking at the ThinkEdu Conclave| Pic: Satish Babu

Textbooks make it dreary: Author Anuja Chandramouli explains how History can also be fascinating

Anuja Chandramouli tells us how History as a subject can be taught in an interesting manner and why people should indulge a lot more in it

Jothimani spoke on a panel with Madhu Kishwer and MG Devasahayam, former IAS officer

NRC will only happen in TN over my dead body: Karur MP Jothimani on why she will not register   

The Karur MP has said that she personally will not register and will till her last breathe ensure that the people of her constituency and Tamil Nadu will not have to register for it either  

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The planet doesn’t need saving, we are saving ourselves from extinction: Ricky Kej on climate change

Grammy Award-winning musician Ricky Kej spoke to us about the climate crisis that is looming on us and what we as citizens should do to prevent it

Sandya Rani K was part of the session,Education Innovations: Making Government Schools Work (Pic: P Jawahar)

Delhi government's budget allocation for education is an example for everyone to follow: Sandhya Rani K

Sandhya Rani K, Former Commissioner for School Education of Andra Pradesh speaks  about her contributions to the education department and how it can be improved

JNU violence: What triggered the latest clashes?

JNU violence: HC asks cops to seize WhatsApp groups' phones

The directions came as the court was hearing a plea filed by three JNU professors seeking preservence of CCTV footage and evidence relating to WhatsApp groups

SPEAKING UP: Khushbu speaking at the ThinkEdu conclave

There is so much hate among the masses because there are no jobs: Khushbu Sundar

Khushbu Sundar speaks about her experience with religious trolling and sexism within politics and why it has worsened within the past 6 years  

Dr K Kasturirangan at ThinkEdu

Over 2 lakh responses to NEP, but none significant enough to rattle it: Dr K Kasturirangan

The Chairman of the NEP Drafting Committee talks about how protests aside, the policy was acceptable enough to raise the bar in Indian education

Madhu Kishwar (pic: Ashwin/Express)

Modi does not have the guts to shut JNU down: Madhu Kishwar

Indira Gandhi had the guts to shut down JNU when they went berserk. Modi does not have the guts to do that. She managed the political narrative very effectively, says the JNU alumnus

Sunita Bhuyan at the ThinkEdu Conclave 2020| Pic: Ashwin Prasath

Music has a positive impact on the mental well-being of people who need it the most: Violinist Sunita Bhuyan

Sunita Bhuyan tells us how feeling good after listening to music is actually scientific, how it helps destress us, and a lot more

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Now, a three-month course in this UP open university will teach you about CAA and Article 370

The three-month-long course is offered by the Uttar Pradesh Rajashri Tandon Open University. The fee for the course is Rs 700

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Indian embassy in US starts free Hindi classes for Americans, foreign nationals

The free Hindi classes would be imparted by Moxraj, a teacher of Indian Culture at the embassy, from January 16, the Indian Embassy said on Monday

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar leaves Jadavpur University with Babul Supriyo (Pic: PTI)

WB Governor might have to skip Calcutta University convocation: Education Minister Partha Chatterjee

The higher education department would not have, usually, thought about not inviting the governor, who is the chancellor of state universities, from a programme like a convocation, said Chatterjee

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Jamia VC says admin exploring possibilities of filing FIR against Delhi Police for Dec 15 violence

The Delhi police had manhandled and lathi-charged the students of Jamia Millia Islamia on December 15

Women in JNU protesting against the violence

Delhi Police interrogate JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh, woman in mask identified as DU student

Police have also identified the masked woman, seen in the purported videos of the violence shared on social media, as Komal Sharma, who was wearing a check shirt, light blue scarf and carrying a stick

Kaushal Bodwal

Meet Kaushal Bodwal, a queer DSE student who was trolled on social media for his looks at anti-CAA rally

Kaushal's photograph from an anti-CAA protest was tweeted by Hindutva idealogue Shefali Vaidya and DU Professor Balaram Pani

The mob that went on a spree on January 5

Delhi Police's crime branch visits JNU to probe January 5 violence, serve notices to accused

Akshat Awasthi and Rohit Shah, who featured in a sting operation conducted by a TV news channel, have also been served notices to join the investigation

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JNU violence: Delhi HC issues notice to Apple, WhatsApp, Google on plea over preserving CCTV footage, other evidence

Delhi police informed the HC that they have already sought CCTV footage of the January 5 violence and are taking every necessary step. However, no response has come from the university

AMU has been on protest even before the Bill was passed

AMU attempts to resume classes, but students carry on silent protest for 29th day  

The administration had announced that the University would open in phases and that the first phase would open on January 13, however, students have not budged from their protests  

The Association at a rally earlier this year (Pic: Facebook)

JNU Registrar calls JNUTA protests violation of profs' contracts, asks teachers to resume classes

The advisory, issued by the Registrar states that thousands of students have already registered for the winter semester and the students have the right to attend classes

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JNU VC says classes to resume on January 13. Teachers say 'Not before you resign'

Jagadesh Kumar had on Friday said that the administration is making sure that students and teachers have a conducive environment to pursue their academic activities

Shivendu with students | (Pic: Prakriti Sudha)

This UP NGO is making sure we take environmental conservation seriously. Here's how

Shivendu Shekhar Mishra, along with 100 team members, are spreading awareness about the importance of conserving the environment among young students  

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VC has no threat from students: AMUSU 'shocked' as Tariq Mansoor asks for Police protection 

AMU Students’ Union President M Salman Imtiaz, said that the students find this claim ridiculous and consider it to be nothing but a hoax

Kandhamal indeed is beautiful | (Pic: Jitu Mishra)

Social worker Pramod Pattnaik's Sathi Ghara in Kandhamal is the perfect getaway place

Situated in the tribal heartland of Odisha, Sathi Ghara offers lodging facilities to those who would like to get away from the madding crowd  

Apeksha Priyadarshini

Video of this JNU student confronting Delhi police is winning hearts. Here's why

Apeksha Priyadarshini is a PhD scholar in JNU and a member of Bhagat Singh Ambedkar Students' Organisation. She has been an integral part of the #FeesMustFall protests in the varsity as well

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JNU campus violence: 3 JNU professors move HC with PIL to preserve data, CCTV footage, evidence

The petition, filed by Ameet Parameswaran, Atul Sood and Shukla Vinayak Sawant, seeks necessary directions to the Delhi Police Commissioner and Delhi government  

Kannada scholar Chidananda Murthy

Kannada scholar Chidananda Murthy passes away at 84

Murthy was recently hospitalised due to breathing problem and was affected by pneumonia

Manish Tewari in conversation with Kaveree Bamzai | (Pic: Express)

Country witnessing pure unadulterated naked state power driven fascism: Manish Tewari

It is far more important that the upsurge come from the ground, this has really touched a very raw nerve among an extremely conscious section of society, Tewari said

Editorial Director of The New Indian Express Prabhu Chawla with the Union Minister of Textiles and Women and Child Development Smriti Irani | (Pic: Express)

Proud that India chose to give refuge to six religions through CAA. Why does nobody talk about that: Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani speaks at the ThinkEdu Conclave on the Citizenship Amendment Act and the protests that have erupted in response to it

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The history being taught is Delhi-centric: Anand Neelakantan rued about the education system

The author also noted that what history we are teaching is horrible and what we are trying to reach is horrendous

Himanshu Rai, Director, IIM Indore; Archana Shukla, Director, IIM Lucknow, Palanivel Thiagarajan, MLA and MIT alum and Shankkar Aiyar, columnist and author | (Pic: Satish Babu)

The premier institutions of the country are elite, not elitist, say panellists at ThinkEdu Conclave 

Speakers on the panel discussed the functioning of premier institutions and if they are elitist  

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India will be top 10 in Olympics 2028: Minister of State of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju was speaking at the ThinkEdu Conclave 2020 on a session titled 'Look East: Within and Without', chaired by Editorial Director of The New Indian Express Prabhu Chawla

The panellists with TNIE's Editorial Director Prabhu Chawla

Young people must focus on upskilling, developing better communication skills and chase long-term goals: Panellists at ThinkEdu Conclave 2020

A panel of five, including educators, a politician and a former civil servant, found that unemployment will be an issue in the coming decade mainly because young people do not possess the right skills

Ramesh Pokhriyal, Minister of HRD with Prabhu Chawla at ThinkEdu 2020

The New Education Policy will fulfil Prime Minister Modi's vision of a new India: Ramesh Pokhriyal

The HRD Minister said that the NEP, which inculcates India's rich tradition, heritage and values, will be a step in the right direction and will propel us towards a better future full of possibilities

Kangana Ranaut at the Think Edu 2020 (Pic: Express)

JNU violence not a national issue, college gang wars are quite normal in India: Kangana Ranaut

Students who are the fabric of our society should be sent to the Army to serve for at least one to two years and it should be made mandatory, Kangana Ranaut also said

Subramanian Swamy in a conversation with Senior Journalist Kaveree Bamzai

India is already a Hindu Rashtra: What Subramanian Swamy had to say about the Indian politics and the Constitution

The BJP MP and former Minister was talking on the topic 'Life After Ayodhya: What's Next?' at TNIE's ThinkEdu Conclave 2020

Supriya Sule, Tejasvi Surya, Thamizhachi Thangapandian and Khushbu Sundar (Pic: TNIE)

Is India more divided or united: Panellists at ThinkEdu Conclave agree to disagree

Three out of four panellists noted that India has seen its worst division in its history, while the fourth disagreed

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Public health education needs to serve the purpose: Gagandeep Kang, Scientist and Researcher

Widely known as India's 'vaccine godmother', Gagandeep feels that our education system needs to become more purposeful 

Sangita was speaking on the topic ‘Women as leaders'

Money that goes into a woman's hands, goes into building the country: Sangita Reddy

Reddy, who is Apollo Hospitals' Joint MD, stated that companies with women leaders perform better in the stock market

Sachin Pilot speaking at ThinkEdu Conclave 2020 (Pic: Satish Babu)

We cannot go on about $5 trillion economy when people are still dying of hunger: Sachin Pilot, Rajasthan Deputy CM

Pilot passionately spoke about how it is impossible for us to move forward as a country if we continue to have people living in abject poverty and starving every day

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India needs GDP growth of 8 per cent to eradicate poverty: SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar 

August and September were the months that saw the worst of it but now, there is a marked improvement in the sentiments of the industrialists and investors, said Rajnish 

Licypriya Kangujam, Climate change activist, speaking on the topic 'My war against climate change' at the ThinkEdu conclave 2020| Pic: Jawahar P

I call our leaders to take action: Licypriya Kangujam, 8-year-old climate change activist from Manipur

Licypriya also wants the world's children and youngsters to claim rights over the climate crises as they are the future generation

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Filmmakers should not recreate vengeful stories of past: Sarathkumar 

Sarathkumar stressed that cinema is more than entertainment, filmmakers also have a responsibility in sending the right message to society and youth

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Undiscovered Indian literary treasure: 95% of ancient manuscripts not yet translated

About 95% of the estimated 40 million manuscripts that India has floating around today has not been translated yet, said Bibek Debroy, economist and author at the ThinkEdu Conclave 2020

D Chandrasekhar, President, Madras Dyslexia Association| Pic: Jawahar P

Dyslexia is not simply a mental health problem, it is a social problem: Madras Dyslexia Association Founder, D Chandrasekhar

D Chandrasekhar of the Madras Dyslexia Association, speaks about the need to understand dyslexia in the Indian context and support students in coping with it

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We should stop blindly aping the Western ways of education, adapt to India's needs: Sonam Wangchuk, the innovative educator from Ladakh

Sonam was pursuing engineering as a mechanical engineer and was also teaching students to support his education, but that took him on a journey that became his life

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Students' dissent gives me hope: Shashi Tharoor on student protests across the country

From Buddha to Ambedkar, dissenters have always been a part of our history and it has a hallowed space in our country, Tharoor said