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Prakash Javdekar

Cabinet passes ordinance to restore 200-point roster, activists welcome decision

There was a lot of anticipation over whether or not the cabinet would restore the old roster system or implement the new one

Published on 7th March 2019
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Teachers on either side of roster debate slam Cabinet decision as 'political gimmick'  

While the advocates of the 200-point roster said that the ordinance is only temporary and just a show, the ones opposing the move feel there was no need to reverse a Supreme Court verdict

Published on 7th March 2019
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Why Nagaland's Central University will be the worst hit by the 13-point roster system 

With a Scheduled Tribe population close to 90 per cent, the new roster will hit future teaching appointments in the state particularly hard

Published on 6th March 2019
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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

Published on 12th February 2019
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Roster Debate: This is the latest attempt by the government to kill reservation. Here's why

The recent revision of the 200-point roster system and replacing it with the 13-point roster system has sparked a debate in the country. Here's a look into it 

Published on 9th February 2019
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DU to offer nearly 13K more seats to counter the 10 per cent reservation for the financially weak

Seats in Delhi University have been increased in the past as well. In 2007, seats were increased after reservations were made for Other Backward Classes

Published on 1st February 2019
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ICC killed gender justice in JNU with Johri report: Why students protested report on #MeToo prof

Professor Atul Johri was given a clean chit by the JNU ICC on sexual harassment allegations. It also observed that Johri was threatened by the students

Published on 10th January 2019
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Quota Bill 2019: Which political parties are for it, who's against it, who finds it funny?

The newly proposed reservation will be over and above the existing 50 per cent reservation for SC, ST and OBCs. With this, reservation in government jobs will stand at 60 per cent

Published on 9th January 2019
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Reservation for 'Poor' Upper Castes will impact seats available for SC/ST/OBC students. Here's how ​

Many students from oppressed castes manage to get a seat through merit, now with the new bill they might not have the same chance at a merit seat

Published on 9th January 2019
UPSC

If an aspirant applies and doesn't appear, count it as an attempt: How UPSC wants to cut costs, wasted effort

Currently, the number of attempts for IAS exam for general category candidates is set at six till 32 years of age

Published on 4th January 2019
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Art teacher who got TN Govt job is apparently SC, OBC, widow and handicapped. This is why others find it ludicrous

The TRB published the special teacher tentative provisional selection list on October 12. In the list, many of the selected teachers had clerical irregularities that helped them land jobs 

Published on 11th December 2018
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Centre probing multi-crore post-matric scholarship scam, says Union Social Justice minister

An FIR was registered by the Himachal Pradesh Education Department in Shimla Friday through its official

Published on 19th November 2018
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Aiming higher: West Bengal's changing Higher Education landscape  

Female enrollment in higher education has increased from 5.62 lakh in FY 2010-11 to 9. 53 lakh in 2016-17. The gross enrollment ratio for female candidates has risen from 10. 9 in 2010-11 to 17.3 in 2

Published on 11th November 2018
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They thought I was dead: IIT alum and BAP chief Naveen Kumar after being roughed up by Bihar Police

Naveen and his fellow protesters were beaten up and arrested by the Bihar police for leading an agitation against the negligence of state departments

Published on 7th November 2018
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Dr Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University slashes faculty quota seats for Dalit candidates by 50%, despite SC order

By reducing the seats for Dalit candidates, Dr Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University not only flouted the Central University rule reservation but has also gone against the latest SC order

Published on 1st November 2018

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