Eating in Dalit homes is political tokenism, give them education and jobs instead

It suggests that Dalits need some sort of legitimacy and social acceptance by dint of higher caste leaders eating in their homes. The BJP is not alone in this, all political parties have adopted this practice to demonstrate their progressive credentials. This is to shortchange, and indeed, insult the Dalit […]

Meet Punjab PSEB Class 10 topper Shruti Vohra: Check top three rank holders here

In this year’s Punjab Class 10 board results, Shruti Vohra, a student of Ropar’s DAV Public Senior Secondary School topped with flying colours! Meet Punjab PSEB Class 10 topper Shruti Vohra: Check top three rank holders here RELATED STORIES t The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) released the merit list, […]

PG courses: DU may conduct written entrance test for language seats, online exams for rest

Entrance tests for postgraduate language courses at Delhi University may be conducted offline but the rest of the courses will have online entrance exam — a step towards finding a middle ground over the procedure facing protests from a section of faculty and students. Ever since the university announced its […]

SSC CGL 2017: Notification expected soon, here’s the study plan for Tier 1 exam

The Staff Selection Commission that conducts Combined Graduate Level (CGL) examination every year for recruitment to non-technical Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ non-gazetted posts in various ministries, departments and organisations of the government will issue the notice about the test on May 16. It is important to start preparing for […]

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 67 – Household Education by Harriet Martineau (1848)

Monday 15 May 2017 05.45 BSTLast modified on Monday 15 May 2017 05.47 BST Harriet Martineau’s story offers the parable of a certain kind of literary endeavour that’s never far from the experience of quite a few writers in this list, ie contemporary success, and short-term celebrity, followed by a more prolonged […]

An act that Labour must repeal to save higher education

Students and academics demonstrate against tuition fees and cuts in central London in November, 2016. ‘Higher education fees have been catastrophic for social mobility’. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo We commend the Labour party for calling for the end of the current £9,000 student tuition fee-and-loans regime for higher and further […]

Rajasthan Board (RBSE) may declare Class 12 board result mid-May: Official

Rajasthan’s Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) may declare the results of its Class 12 board examination around May 15, a senior official said. Rajasthan’s Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) may declare the results of its Class 12 board examination around May 15, a senior official said on Thursday (May 4). […]