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Professors, Students Call For Educational Development As India Turns 75

With India marking its seventy-fifth year of independence this year, education has been depicted as one of the Centre's key areas of focus, but educators and students in India, have criticized its current status. “Despite several initiatives, digitalisation and technical soundness are not available within many universities,” said IIM Calcutta Dean, Dr. Manish Thakur. He further stated despite various programs, there has been little to no… read-more

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 10:10 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: professor, students, Reforms, India, Education


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Assam Professor Arrested For Sending Emails To Govt Officials

In Assam's Hailakandi district, an associate professor was arrested for allegedly sending emails to officials criticizing government policies and other officials. The police registered a case under suo moto and arrested the professor under the relevant IPC sections. The police further added that the accused had also purportedly criticized the National Education Policy 2020 and the ongoing `Gunotsav' in Assam. Besides, police officials, the… read-more

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 11:02 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Assam, Government, professor, arrested, Suo Moto


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JNU Revises proforma After Directory 'Sexist' Content Objected By JNUTA

After the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Teachers' Association (JNUTA) opposed the "gender discriminatory salutations" in the proforma, the authority revised it. The JNU released the revised format stating, "gender-discriminatory use of ‘salutations’ have been removed. Earlier proforma have salutations with Prof. Miss or Mrs, demanding removal. Furthermore, a new JNUTA team has taken over the course and looking forward to a general body meeting… read-more

Fri, 25 Mar 2022 - 02:45 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: University Students, professor, Teachers, Delhi, JNU

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Students protesting at Boise University


Boise University Students Protest Against Professor: Idaho

Students of Boise University in America's Idaho, on December 9, protested against their Political Science professor, Scott Yenor. He delivered a speech at the National Conservation Conference in Orlando, Florida, and said, women should be kept "out of" professions like… read-more

Fri, 10 Dec 2021 - 03:52 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: professor, University Students, Protests, medicine, Law

Courtesy: India Times