Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
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Topic: RTE

Delhi HC directs Modi govt to extend RTE till Class 12 to save poor children from eviction

Delhi High Court asks central government to consider extending provision, direct it to file an affidavit within two weeks. 

Pay up or leave — what Delhi private schools are telling poor students as RTE window ends

Students who took admission in Class 1 in 2011-12 batch have completed Class 8 this year, which means the RTE Act's EWS quota no longer applies to them.

Parents, not kids, discriminate against poorer classmates: Study

An NGO is studying students in three Delhi schools to understand the social impact of the economically weaker section quota in private schools.

How a Vajpayee-era scheme revolutionised school education in India

The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan turned out to be the Centre’s most successful school education scheme. It became the tool to implement the Right to Education Act.

India’s girls are getting left behind despite joining school

The first assessment of 14-18 year olds shows girls abandoning school much more than boys; Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian says he’s worried.

Muslim children being deprived of RTE, govt bodies seek advisory board’s intervention

Central Advisory Board of Education meets on 15 & 16 Jan, and a couple of issues highlighted by WCD ministry & NCPCR have been put on the agenda.

Talk Point: What measures are needed to ensure that every Indian school has trained teachers by 2019?

Poor learning levels at school and the absence of adequately qualified and trained teachers are clearly identified as the biggest of concerns in the...

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Assi Ghat, Varanasi | Representative Image | Neera Majumdar | ThePrint

Forget Gyanvapi for a moment, Varanasi needs justice for a recent carnage: 2006 IM bombings

The real victim of the Varanasi bombing investigation has been the idea of justice. It's more lethal than any bombs the Indian Mujahideen planted.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

Defence

Representational image of Pangong Tso | ThePrint

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

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.
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