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New Karnataka education policy: Yogendra Yadav, the protestor for hire, and Professor Japhet, who drafted anti-superstition bill specifically targeting Hindu rituals, part of committee

It is worth recalling that Professor S Japhet, founding director of the UGC-sponsored Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEEIP) was a prominent player in drafting the controversial Anti-Superstition Bill, in 2013. It is worth noting that the bill intended to outlaw 'superstitious practices' was a pet project of Karnataka CM P Siddaramaiah.

PM Modi inaugurates Akhil Bhartiya Shiksha Samagam, highlights importance of mother tongue as the medium of instruction in schools

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Akhil Bhartiya Shiksha Samagam 2023 at Bharat Mandapam, Pragati Maidan in Delhi on Saturday, July 29

NCERT needs an urgent overhaul: Here is how it pushes the rhetoric of pseudo-seculars

As a mother of a ten-year-old who will be subject to this forced conditioning, it does rankle and affect me to discover noxious rhetoric channeled by pseudo-seculars whose writings are incorporated in textbooks by the NCERT.

Muslim League leader Abdurahiman Randathani slams Kerala govt for teaching ‘masturbation and homosexuality’ to children, objects to ‘mixed seating’

Randathani spoke at a United Democratic Front (UDF) protest event in Kannur on Tuesday, criticising the Left government's proposed education reforms, which included mixed seating plans in classrooms and gender-neutral uniforms.

NCPCR orders States to conduct a detailed inquiry into all madrasas that are getting govt funds, asks non-Muslim students to be brought to regular...

The NCPCR in the letter said that it had received several complaints that children from non-Muslim communities were being admitted to government-funded madrasas and were also being provided with scholarships.

Journalist Rohini Singh displays her ignorance, claims the evidence of ancient Indian knowledge is ‘WhatsApp information’

Rohini Singh terms Karnatana govt teaching ancient Indian knowledge on various subjects is 'WhatsApp information'

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan scraps discretionary quota of MPs for 2022-23 admissions, offers COVID-19 orphans seats over and above class strength

The MP quota allowed a parliamentarian to recommend a maximum of 10 students from their respective constituencies for admission in classes 1 to 9 of Kendriya Vidyalayas.

‘PhD, Master’s degrees not valuable, mullahs are greatest of all without any degree’: Claims the new Taliban Education Minister in Afghanistan

Minister for Higher Education Sheikh Molvi Noorullah Munir has rejected the relevance of higher education in Afghanistan

Byju’s and more: The unrealistic goals, the mad rush and the ed-tech boom in India. Do we need to be worried?

Byju's promises a better future for the children. But its sales tactics and methods are rising concerns among many.

Issues and solutions for Veda Pathashalas: What ails our traditional education and how to solve it

One stream of learning which has been continued unbroken through the 70 odd years of independent India is Veda Pathashalas.

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