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India’s defective development – Half of all Indians have no toilet

Amartya Sen: India‘s dirty fighter Half of Indians have no toilet. It’s one of many gigantic failures that have prompted Nobel prize-winning academic Amartya Sen to write a devastating critique of India’s economic boom Madeleine Bunting, The Guardian   The… Continue Reading →

#India- State cries ‘unaffordable” only when the beneficiaries are the poor’- Amartya Sen

  Social change is possible only when we demand it. Amartya Sen tells Shougat Dasgupta that change requires people to think beyond sectional interests and insist on a better life for all July 17, 2013 Amartya Sen. File Photo Why have we been so… Continue Reading →

#India – Website to help SC/ST students #mustshare

  RANCHI: To create awareness among SC/ST and OBC students about ongoing scholarship schemes in all the states, as well the Centre, a website (www.scstscholarships.com) was launched by the Aryan group of colleges in the state. According to the website’s… Continue Reading →

BMC – Keep Off Privatising Education #mustread

Vol – XLVIII No. 23, June 08, 2013 | Anand Teltumbde,EPW Today it is the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s decision to privatise its schools, tomorrow it may be the resolution of all the other municipalities of the country. I am grateful to Simantini… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra – Kids of transgenders, sex workers don’t need father’s name for school admissions #Goodnews

Sanjeev Shivadekar, TNN | Jun 4, 2013, MUMBAI: Transgenders and those in the flesh trade will find it easier to educate their children. In order to make the admission process hassle-free for kids from such sections of the society, the state government… Continue Reading →

Rethinking Development In Pakistan

      By Q. Isa Daudpota   25 May, 2013 Countercurrents.org   Trickle-down economics invariably fails in poor countries. For long-lasting progress, development policies that are bottom-up, those that ‘put the last first’, often succeed. Ideas supportive of this… Continue Reading →

Say goodbye to the Delhi University you knew

The proposed four-year undergraduate programme will stratify society even more effectively than the current system G. Sampath, Livemint A file photo of Dinesh Singh, vice-chancellor of Delhi University. Photo: HT Delhi University (DU) is in turmoil. Vice-chancellor Dinesh Singh wants to scrap… Continue Reading →

#India – Disastrous Consequences of Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) of DU

 Delhi University, a premiere public funded central university, is a coveted higher education institution for millions of students across the country for itsaffordable high quality education. This status of Delhi University has been seriously threatened by the forced and mindless… Continue Reading →

Professor’s casteist remark invites SC panel wrath

Yudhvir Rana, TNN | Apr 20, 2013, AMRITSAR: An assistant professor of Patiala‘s government medical college (GMC) is in the soup for allegedly passing casteist remarks against an MBBS student in a classroom.Turning the heat on the professor, the SC/ST commission on… Continue Reading →

#India- Students Suicides- Petition by University Teachers

( This writ petition is before the AP High Court.) We are all teachers who are deeply concerned about these suicides and the crisis in the universities that they point to. Our desire is to help the Court to understand… Continue Reading →

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