Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicFaculty hiring

Topic: faculty hiring

Reminders or social media campaigns, nothing’s helped DU guest teachers get paid for a year

Delhi University has said the teachers hired by the Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board will receive their dues as soon as colleges submit their pending bills.

Almost everyone in faculty is promoted in Indian universities. DU started the damage in 1970

Today, Delhi University has been relegated to the backwaters of all global rankings, with a similar story playing out in universities all over India. But there is a way out.

DU has less than 5% OBC teachers & there’s no professor among them, Parliament panel finds

Draft report of Parliamentary Committee on Welfare of OBCs observes 'glaring gaps' in number of OBC posts DU has advertised against the number of vacancies.

IIT, IIM evaded faculty reservation for years. Modi now wants to undo exclusion

The level of social sensitivity is discouraging at India’s premier institutions like IITs and IIMs. They must share the burden of improving things now.

Modi govt tells IITs & IIMs to ensure caste-based reservation in faculty hiring

IITs, IIMs & IISERs had not been adhering to reservation norms in entirety when hiring faculty. Govt now makes it mandatory to implement quota in all teaching positions.

Department-wise hiring in universities grave miscarriage of justice, Modi govt to argue in SC

In review plea, govt to tell SC that department-wise hiring will bring down faculty from reserved categories to zero in some institutions. 

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.