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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

Published on 19th February 2019
Feroze Varun Gandhi

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

Published on 18th February 2019
ThinkEdu Conclave

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

Published on 14th February 2019
Dissent

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

Published on 14th February 2019
Subramanium Swamy

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.  

Published on 13th February 2019
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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

Published on 14th February 2019
Technology

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

Published on 14th February 2019
Khushbu Sundar, Vivek Agnihotri

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

Published on 14th February 2019
Smriti Irani

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

Published on 14th February 2019
Shashi Tharoor

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

Published on 14th February 2019
ThinkEdu Amitabh Kant

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

Published on 14th February 2019
Banwarilal Purohit ThinkEdu Conclave

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

Published on 14th February 2019
Pranab Mukherjee

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

Published on 14th February 2019
Amish Tripathi, Bibek Debroy, Kaveere Bamzai

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

Published on 14th February 2019
ANIL SRINIVASAN

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

Published on 14th February 2019

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