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Leave politics out of education and make our politics more educated: Ramesh Pokhriyal on criticism over CBSE's syllabus reduction

The HRD minister added that the only aim is to relax the stress on students by reducing the syllabus by 30 per cent and reiterated that it was only a one-time thing

Published on 9th July 2020
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#RajgruhaStandsTall: Twitterati condemn vandalisation of Ambedkar’s house, call for strict action

The house, named ‘Rajgruha’ houses a museum, Ambedkar’s large collection of books, his ashes and several other artefacts linked to the man who drafted the Indian Constitution

Published on 8th July 2020
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Reservation is not a poverty alleviation scheme: OBC welfare group writes to PM against ‘creamy layer’ concept

Reservation is a right of representation; it is the constitutional right given to the historically discriminated backward classes, the Association wrote

Published on 8th July 2020
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This Ahmedabad auto driver gets his daughter a no-religion, no-caste school-leaving certificate

Rajveer fought relentlessly so that his 13-year-old daughter's school paid heed and she received the certificate which left the religion and caste columns blank

Published on 8th July 2020
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Diversity, democracy, secularism, citizenship, demonetisation chapters dropped from CBSE syllabus 

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) notified the new syllabus for classes 9 to 12 for the 2020-21 academic session on Wednesday after rationalising up to 30 per cent of the curriculum

Published on 8th July 2020
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Nehru, Star Wars and social distancing: What went down at IIIT-Bengaluru's first e-convocation

The graduates included seven PhD degrees, 13 Master of Science by Research degrees, 159 MTech degrees, 11 MSc degrees, 63 dual degrees, and 29 students with sponsored MTech degrees

Published on 5th July 2020
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Delhi University extends online registration till July 18, minor relief for OBC, EWS applicants

Many aspirants had complained that they were having trouble acquiring EWS and OBC certificates amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Published on 4th July 2020
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DU admission: OBC, EWS candidates complain of red-tapism at SDM offices, left with no certificates

The DU admission process will end on July 4. The EWS and OBC candidates need to submit the current or old certificate or an acknowledgement letter

Published on 3rd July 2020
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How Sudha Muttal overcame caste discrimination to deliver 5000 stage performances before she turned 30

At 29, Sudha Muttal has managed to deliver over 5000 performances and is changing the lives of young Dalit women in her village in rural Karnataka using the power of theatre

Published on 3rd July 2020
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Why RTE experts believe the World Bank’s STARS programme will damage India’s grassroots school education system

The World Bank approved $500 million for the STARS programme to improve the quality and governance of school education in six Indian states. But education activists are against the programme

Published on 2nd July 2020
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Two years and a legal battle later, these Dalit sisters in Kerala will finally get laptops to study with

Anakha Babu and her sister Ardra had applied for a laptop in 2018. The Kerala High Court ruled in their favour a few days back

Published on 2nd July 2020
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Disinterested approach towards OBC students: NCBC slams DU for discriminatory application form pricing  

The NCBC has recommended that the University reschedule their fee structure for the OBC (NC) category and the same be equal to the fee as applicable for the EWS category

Published on 1st July 2020
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How red tape, apathy and law loopholes have deprived thousands of OBC candidates constitutionally mandated reservation in medical colleges

Several MPs, students, activists, welfare groups, faculty members have come out to demand the proper implementation of the OBC quota. But how was it overlooked for so long?

for so long?

Published on 21st June 2020
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What The Unsung tells you about the disappearing Halakki Vokkaligas of Karnataka

Sarah Thomas' documentary captures the ethos of a dying tribe, the Halakki Vokkaligas, and their long and hard battle to be included in the Scheduled Tribes list

Published on 24th June 2020
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Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan: PM Modi launches employment scheme for migrant workers

Underlining that migrant workers were always in the Centre's thoughts during the lockdown, the Prime Minister said it is an endeavour of his government that workers get jobs near their home

Published on 20th June 2020

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