JS Rajput

JS Rajput

The loss of leadership

The loss of leadership

Tuesday, 14 January 2020 | JS Rajput

It is unfortunate that in their greed for money and power, leaders have forgotten the values as preached by our forefathers. Roots of social cohesion and religious amity have been weakened Independent India’s first few years saw a unique kinship among political leaders and the people. The former had an aura...

Language conundrum

Language conundrum

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | JS Rajput

Several committees and commissions have emphasised the importance of the mother tongue medium. It is to be seen what comes of it in the final education policy The report to UNESCO of the International Commission on Education for the 21st Century was released at the session of the International Bureau of...

Glimmer of hope

Glimmer of hope

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 | JS Rajput

The draft New Education Policy intends to introduce broad reforms. But for it to be successful, the objectives of teacher preparation must be achieved effectively It was indeed very encouraging that on the very first day of his taking over the charge of the Indian education system, the new Human Resource...

Learn, unlearn and re-learn

Learn, unlearn and re-learn

Tuesday, 04 June 2019 | JS Rajput

The Modi-led new Government deserves six tension-free months to put its plans and promises in action mode. Meanwhile, the Opposition must set its own house in order Narendra Modi 2.0 has begun on a triumphant note for the BJP and its allies.  Obviously, it has come as a shock to ‘seasoned’...

A common school system

A common school system

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 | JS Rajput

The national priority for the investment of public funds must be teacher training and school education. This will ensure highest level of returns. Let the country realise this goal Education systems across democracies promise equality of opportunity, access and success to every child. This raises high hopes and kindles bundles of...

The dream of a Vishwa Guru

The dream of a Vishwa Guru

Friday, 29 March 2019 | JS Rajput

Swami Vivekananda, Tagore and Sri Aurobindo showed how international relationships could indeed be given a sound cultural knowledge and spiritual base to strengthen their moral basis In times of rapid globalisation, open market, technological advancements and climate change, the world is getting more and more complex day-by-day. The situation is accentuated...

Ensure sustainable education

Ensure sustainable education

Thursday, 28 February 2019 | JS Rajput

Mere acquaintance with the problem is not sufficient. Education policies and systems must transform to ensure adequacy in offering knowledge, skills, values and attitudes Envisioning the ideology of development that leads to the comprehensive progress of a nation is not an easy task. When newly independent nations went ahead with borrowed...

Erosion of quality in education

Erosion of quality in education

Saturday, 02 February 2019 | JS Rajput

Entrusting effective control of academic institutions to the bureaucracy is a folly that must be corrected. We need to revisit changes in recruitment policy parameters One often comes across laments in the media and during discussions on educational issues that Indian universities do not figure prominently in  global institutional rankings....

State Editions

MP wins a silver medal in swimming

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Five drug peddlers nabbed

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Women’s protest against CAA continues in Lko

21 January 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Pratishodh Ki Aag performed at Rangashri Little Ballet Troupe

21 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

BSP leader joins SP along with 200 supporters

21 January 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Soleimani’s killing: A new chapter in US-Iran enmity

19 January 2020 | Yasir Ali Mirza | Agenda

Will Trump’s trial be an endgame?

19 January 2020 | Manan Dwivedi | Agenda

Weekly Natter

19 January 2020 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

Cheers to Italian luxury

19 January 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘TRPs have eaten up content’

19 January 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

The rapist is you

19 January 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer