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This study tells us why we need more women in leadership roles across the world

The new study spanning 125 countries, suggests that corruption is lower in governments where more women have significant roles

Published on 17th June 2018
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Why the selection of IAS, IPS officers based on the Foundation Course could be a matter of concern

As the training academy is run by IAS and IPS officers, children of bureaucrats may also be shown favour, thereby compromising merit and leading to nepotism in the recruitment process

Published on 25th May 2018
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Common Entrance Test scam 2012: Court orders compensation for 50 students in J&K

The kingpin of the scam, then Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer was sentenced to 16 years rigorous imprisonment

Published on 4th May 2018
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Dalit student in Chennai allegedly asked to pay bribe for admission at Kendriya Vidyalaya 

The CBI sleuths have arrested the principal of Kendra Vidyalaya, Ashok Nagar on Monday night on charges of demanding a bribe of  INR 1 lakh

Published on 11th April 2018
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Education in bigger grip of mafia than coal sector, says Union HRD Secretary

Anil Swarup, confirmed the presence of a mafia in the education system and also defended the CBSE chairperson. He said that the no CBSE official was involved in the recent paper leak

Published on 9th April 2018
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CBSE exam leak: Why not punish the offenders than making the students take a retest? 

The leaking of exam papers is a perennial feature of the Indian exam scene for the last several years, causing much trauma to the students

Published on 8th April 2018
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Don't think language is a barrier for me, says 'outsider' Anna Univ VC   

Opposition parties had earlier condemned the appointment of an 'outsider' to the top post which was made, ignoring sons of the soil

Published on 7th April 2018
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Meet the guys because of whom you are not paying parking charges at Hyderabad malls 

Activist Satish Kumar Pendyala, one of the men behind the move, will teach you the art of filing PILs, RTIs and more during his new monthly workshop

Published on 3rd April 2018
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Salary withheld for 6 months, village headmaster commits suicide on retirement day 

In the suicide note, Pateriya named five persons, including gram pradhan and mid-day meal coordinator, who, he claimed, were demanding bribe blatantly and were mainly responsible for harassment

Published on 2nd April 2018
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Inspired by Anna Hazare, this 24-year-old is changing the 'dirty' game of politics. Here's how

Vijayawada's Naga Sravan Kilaru drives home the point that even the power of a singular voice can overpower tyranny. To prove this, he started an organisation called Vijayawada Needs U

Published on 31st March 2018
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Deaf and dumb students from Tirupur stage a unique protest by begging for money at railway station

Students of Tirupur School for the Deaf  staged a protest to highlight the deplorable condition of the school by begging for money in the Tirupur Railway station premise

Published on 28th March 2018
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After UN drops event on Ambedkar's b'day at Indian Govt's behest, Dalit groups turn to US, Canada for support 

Deelip Mhaske was set to organise a conference on how AI could reduce the impact of caste discrimination at the UN's General Assembly, until they pulled the plug. Now what will happen?

Published on 26th March 2018
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Kerala woman alleges corruption in teachers' appointments at Archdiocese-run schools

The complainant has alleged that despite warnings not to, the Archdiocese has conducted tests by flouting norms and accepting bribes

Published on 21st March 2018
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His way or the highway: Why Traffic Ramaswamy is one tough 'PIL' to swallow!

Beaten, threatened and abandoned. This octagenarian's spirits have never dipped as he continues to crusade for Chennai's rights without missing a beat

Published on 8th December 2017
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What knowledge does a politician have to choose a VC, asks AU VC Pankaj Chandra

The former IIM director talks about how higher education in India is characterised by corruption, nepotism and student violence and this has led to a failing that runs deep in India's edu system

Published on 22nd November 2017

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