Despite sanitation experts and studies pointing out that a majority of these toilets are ineffective or ill maintained, an approximate Rs 1,200 crore has been allocated for fitting additional coaches with bio-toilets.
There are few researchers and fewer teachers studying vertebrate and invertebrate palaeontology – leading some to wonder if India’s story of the evolution of life will continue to be written for long.
It is high time the government realises that all good researchers should be treated equal, that they don’t deserve to become embedded in a rather illogical hierarchical setup.
Despite the hardships, why do many people continue to back what most economists and analysts have termed a bad policy?
A big majority – 79% – of those surveyed said they were comfortable with an open LGBTQ culture on campus.
The argument that higher education is not a merit good and the government ought to spend on school education instead, is a false binary.
We tend to ignore lessons from history around the world: there are only a few ways to build exceptional spots of research that can thrive and endure for a long time.