Topic: NEP 2020
TN Ninan -
Like Modi govt’s NEP, Kothari Commission in 1966 had also recommended education in the mother tongue. But India is not about to turn its face away from English.
The Modi govt’s ambitious National Education Policy completely overhauls India’s education system, but one major decision is to eliminate ‘rigid’ separation of streams.
A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.
Growing up in Ambala, I always believed that my Hindi-medium schooling was ‘lesser’. But then I realised this was more to do with social capital than education.
The education policies of 1968 and 1986 were also excellent and visionary, but could not be implemented due to political and bureaucratic resistance.
Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.
Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.
Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.