CUET a step towards equitable system

CUET a step towards equitable system

Friday, 06 May 2022 | Annpurna Nautiyal

It ends the monopoly of certain institutions and brings all centrally-funded universities under one umbrella India’s diversity is reflected not only through its cultural, religious, social-political, and linguistic practices, but also through its diverse geographical, climatic, environmental, developmental and educational landscapes. The diversity of religion, culture and social systems has not...

Scheduled Tribe status for hattis of himachal

Scheduled Tribe status for hattis of himachal

Thursday, 05 May 2022 | Brijender Singh Panwar

The issue, hanging fire since 1967, is being raised again for it is election time With the approaching State legislative elections in Himachal Pradesh, the issue of inclusion of three-lakh-strong “Hatti Community” in the list of Scheduled Tribes in the State has once again become prominent for all political parties. The...

PSU privatisation: lock, stock and barrel

PSU privatisation: lock, stock and barrel

Thursday, 05 May 2022 | Uttam Gupta

The Government should also unshackle the process of strategic disinvestment from bureaucratic red-tape The ministry of finance has barred public sector undertakings from bidding for other Central Public Sector Undertakings which are on the block for privatisation. The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management has stated: “As a general policy, PSUs...

Time to silence them

Time to silence them

Wednesday, 04 May 2022 | Pioneer

Finally, the Maharashtra Government has decided to take the bull by the horn Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray’s bellicose dictat to remove loudspeakers from all mosques in the State by May 3 is yet another instance of politicians raking up the controversial issue to gain relevancy. By all accounts, Raj...

West’s Asian link

Wednesday, 04 May 2022 | Pioneer

Germany leads Europe’s rethink on India’s multilateral role Germany backs India’s twin policies of multi-alignment and multilateralism by asserting that the new world order is influenced by “many countries, not by a few powerful countries”. Has the Ukraine conflict hastened such thinking?The Russian invasion has led to the West redefining, or...

The missing Chief of Defence Staff

The missing Chief of Defence Staff

Wednesday, 04 May 2022 | Ashok Kumar Mehta

Conventional wisdom would suggest that the senior-most, Air Chief Marshal Vivek Chaudhari be made CDS and Permanent Chairman Chief of Staff For five months, India did not have a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) after the tragic death of Gen Bipin Rawat on  December 9 last year. COAS Gen MM Naravane,...

Governors and CMs must end their public spat

Governors and CMs must end their public spat

Wednesday, 04 May 2022 | Kalyani Shankar

The continuing disharmony between the First Citizen and head of Government of a State raises questions about the relevance of the post of governor Once again, the role of the Governors has come to the fore after the Tamil Nadu state Assembly last week passed two bills clipping the powers of...

Mechanics of Learning in journey of life

Mechanics of Learning in journey of life

Wednesday, 04 May 2022 | Sudheesh Venkatesh

One can learn from everywhere so long as one is open-minded While exploring taglines that communicate the promise of our university, someone suggested ‘Learning for Life.’ This made me reflect on when we learn and who we learn from in the journey of life, not just in school, college or university....

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