Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Topic: NEET

Supreme Court of India

Larger Supreme Court bench to decide if being alumni trumps NEET score in PG admissions

Students argue that institutional preference defeats the primary objective behind NEET, which is standardised assessment.
Applicants wait outside an examination centre to appear in the NEET | PTI

Rahul Gandhi writes to CBSE demanding probe on reported data breach of NEET candidates

News reports said that personal details of NEET candidates like names and phone numbers were available online.

Shashi Tharoor is paying the price for being on the other side of the political divide

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Applicants wait outside an examination centre to appear in the NEET | PTI

Everyone’s talking about NEET results, and BJP reaches out to sugarcane farmers

Turns out, you only need 131 out of 720 in the NEET exam to get an unreserved seat. The topper, Kalpana Kumari, secured 691 marks out of 720.
Applicants wait outside an examination centre to appear in the NEET | PTI

Govt may revert to just English for NEET, instead of regional languages

The latest data has found only 8% of over 13 lakh aspirants wrote the medical entrance exam in regional languages, with a vast majority using English.

Protect Indian languages, end preference to English, says RSS

Decline in the use of Indian language words, use of words of foreign languages is a serious challenge, says top decision-making body of RSS.
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Talk Point: Has the judiciary’s overreach in cricket, medical education, among others, damaged its credi...

Experts and lawyers weigh in on whether judicial overreach, be it cricket or medical education, has damaged its reputation.
Protests after Anitha's suicide against NEET

Anitha’s suicide over NEET highlights why Centre can’t impose policies on Tamil Nadu

It is no surprise then that Tamil Nadu, which has a century-long tradition of social justice, was at the forefront of opposing NEET.

Saving the planet doesn’t mean killing economic growth

Cheap renewable energy means that poor countries will be able to follow a different, cleaner path to industrialisation without sacrificing living standards.

Mohan Bhagwat says no Hindu Rashtra without Muslims: Is RSS changing before 2019 polls?

Mohan Bhagwat, during the three-day RSS lecture series called ‘Bhavishya Ka Bharat’, said that the Sangh’s interpretation of Hindutva does not exclude Muslims a...