A “completely confusing statement” in a gazette notification has scientists wondering which of their papers will and won’t be considered towards their promotions in the future.
The world’s first private, performance-based investment aims to keep girls in rural Rajasthan in school. But can projects like that lead to high drop-out rates?
“We will provide assistance of Rs 10,000 crore to ten private universities and an equal number of government ones for a period of five years.”
Academic inbreeding tends to be particularly pernicious in India because it not only discriminates against well-qualified outsiders, it also lends to discrimination against meritorious insiders.
Affirmative action can only be one, albeit extremely crucial, link in a chain of policies that need to be designed to battle caste disadvantage.
In an open letter, students from the institute had highlighted several concerns on the way things were being run.
“Sage representative suggested dropping piece from the first issue on the basis of informal chat with a clerk at the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting”.
“A government institute that exists to provide education to students from all sections shouldn’t be driven by the agenda of funds generation.”
The Sangh parivar has chosen to pay heed only to the orthodox parts of Malaviya’s personality, turning a blind eye to his progressive public outlook.
Sixteen of the students have been suspended for a period of three years and six for a year.
In a video, Om Prakash Rajbhar is reportedly seen addressing a party gathering and speaking vociferously against those who failed to send their kids to schools.
The UGC-HRDC director must restore the course to the Centre for Women’s Studies, otherwise this can only be seen as a feminist phobic sustained attack on academics.
Patricia Sauthoff has said that she will not apologise as she has done nothing wrong, and it was Ram Madhav and not her who made the matters public.
The University Grants Commission has asked Aligarh Muslim University to give up their unique appointment process to conform with other central universities, when in fact it should have done the opposite.
When ‘political economy’ became just ‘economics,’ the shift came at the cost of its links to other social sciences.
Apart from being an incompetent vice chancellor, Tripathi failed in his duties as the chairperson of the board of governors of IIT-BHU.
The petition demands that Menon be reinstated immediately as chairperson of the Centre for Comparative Politics and Political Theory at JNU.
Bodies like JNU’s GSCASH sensitise and create dialogue on gender and sexual politics at the university, and on how this interplays with other social and cultural locations and identities.
The HRD ministry has already started the process of shortlisting Tripathi’s successor.
The university has for years remained plagued by conservative forces, gender inequality and the administration’s callous attitude towards women’s safety.
As well as giving us the concept of zero, Indian mathematicians made seminal contributions to the study of trigonometry, algebra, arithmetic and negative numbers.
History shows that whenever rules have been forcefully imposed instead of a participative student-teacher approach, there has been turmoil on campus.
The police has registered a case against the school authorities under IPC Section 305 for abetment of suicide of a child.
The students wanted to meet HRD minister Prakash Javadekar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to submit a memorandum, but could not get an appointment.
The rise of even a few universities to among the world’s best will help India augment both its soft and hard power.
The appointment of Royana Singh comes when the university is under scrutiny for comprising women’s safety.
The ABVP has accused students from Kerala studying at the Central University of Jammu of ‘beef consumption’, ‘anti-national activities’ and ‘JNU association’.
The group has also said that the pending IIM Bill, granting the institutes more autonomy, should not be passed in its current form.
Girish Chandra Tripathi has been at the centre of a controversy over the alleged mishandling of protests by women students on campus.
A coalition of Left and Ambedkarite groups won all four central panel seats on September 22.
In the US, today, the share of women graduating in mathematics and statistics is higher than in economics.
The tragedy with Banaras Hindu University is the decades-long ideological stagnation of the socio-political atmosphere outside it.
O.P. Upadhyay was convicted by a Fiji court for sexually harassing a 21-year-old woman.
Advanced economies may be facing declining returns on research effort. This makes it all the more imperative that the Modi government gets its house, with regard to R&D, in order.
“We are at a loss to understand why what appeared to be a well functioning body in JNU needed to be disbanded and could not seamlessly incorporate an Internal Complaints Committee.”
According to the UNESCO report, 56% of all children will not be able to read or perform simple math by the time they reach adolescence.
The vice chancellor also said that the use of force by the police on Saturday night was against criminals and not girl students.
The Delhi high court has ordered the state-run Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University to grant Digant Jain, who cleared two rounds of counselling, admission in a medical college.
A number of students and two journalists were injured in a lathi charge by the police on Saturday night, after which the chief minister asked the divisional commissioner to file a report.
Last year, 30 students made the cut.