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What will happen to teachers and students with more schools closing during the pandemic?

According to a report, an association of private schools in Karnataka claims 400/500 schools may down the shutters as they have not been able to maintain expenses due to the COVID-19 closure 

Published on 14th November 2020
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Should school uniforms in state-run government schools change with every party in power?

This is the mysterious case of the changing uniform. By quoting an instance, Monteiro wonders if changing uniforms is worth the financial burden it puts on parents from low-income backgrounds

Published on 4th October 2020
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Welcome to Reason: Does one need to know Hindi to be called an Indian?

Language politics has always been a sensitive and emotive issue in Tamil Nadu where the National Education Policy (NEP) has been stirring up controversy

Published on 16th August 2020
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Welcome to Reason: Should private and unaided schools be beyond fee control?

The Maharashtra government is not empowered to issue an order interfering with the fee structure of private unaided schools or schools of other boards, the Bombay High Court said

Published on 11th July 2020
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Welcome to reason: Should universities follow a uniform syllabus and copy from each other?

According to recent media reports, the state government’s move to introduce a common syllabus for all degree and postgraduate courses offered in state-run universities is being debated intensely

Published on 6th July 2020
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Welcome to reason: Should new Doctors have to serve in villages first?

The very idea of ‘commandeering’ newly qualified doctors to serve in ill-equipped village clinics with harsh living and working conditions seems abhorrent

Published on 5th October 2019
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Welcome to reason: Should we broadcast our children’s foibles?

When a child cries, parents are biologically programmed to spring into action — blood pressure increases, for example, even if it’s not your kid. This perspective may strike you as melodramatic

Published on 21st September 2019
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Welcome to reason: Is it really a good idea to have a memorial tattoo?

Unfortunately, in many cases there are divorces or remarriages, with the aforementioned tattoos ‘telling their unwanted tales of changing wives or husbands’

Published on 24th August 2019
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Should the fear of violence dam campus elections? Here's a low down on how panic reactions work

Fear does strange things and I am sure we can all agree on that

Published on 10th November 2018
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Welcome to reason: Was it ok for G Parameshwara to jump the super slow Bengaluru traffic?

Thousands of commuters suffer in long traffic jams in Bengaluru every day but Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara believes he is well within his right to zip past common citizens

Published on 3rd November 2018
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Should parents have the liberty to throw out their unemployed adult children?

On May 23, 30-year old Michael Rotondo's parents went to court to evict him out of their house. Should parents have the liberty to do so?

Published on 4th June 2018
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The curious case of how a hug can be an immoral act in India

In a recent case in Kolkata, a young couple was mishandled by a group of middle-aged men for hugging in the metro. However, youngsters took to streets, demanding justice for the couple

Published on 28th May 2018
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Politicians should either learn to bite one's tongue or learn to face the media scrutiny 

The recently elected Tripura CM, Biplab Deb has been making headlines for the stupidity he has been uttering. He is one in a dime a dizen to do so. But, if we ask what for? nobody has an answer

Published on 7th May 2018
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Shouldn't girls have a greater say in their lives while choosing their life partner?

From forced marriages to marrying off when you are just 10 months old, a girl's freedom is stifled in many ways. When it comes to marriage in India, it is parents who decides their daughter's fate

Published on 23rd April 2018
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Salman Khan row: Our justice system has proven that certain people are above the law

A trial court in Jodhpur on April 4, 2018  convicted actor Salman Khan in the two-decade-old blackbuck poaching case and sent him to five years in prison.

Published on 12th April 2018

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