After the Unacademy teacher Karan Sangwani was fired, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal took a dig at the Ed-tech platform and questioned his firing. In a tweet, Kejriwal said, "Is it a crime to appeal to educated people to vote? If someone is illiterate, personally I respect him. But people's representatives cannot be illiterate." However, Unacademy co-founder Roman Somani said they fired the teacher because his violated his contract terms.
After the viral "Vote for an educated politician" video of Unacademy teacher, Karan Sangwan, he started his YouTube channel and said will post detail of the controversy on August 19. Furthermore, Sangwan said, "My several students who are preparing for judicial service examinations are facing a lot of consequences. Along with them, I have to also face consequences." Meanwhile, Unacademy said, the classroom is not a place for personal opinions… read-more
Courtesy: India Today
Ed-Tech company Unacademy has fired its teacher whose video had gone viral in which he could be heard asking students to vote for a literate person in the upcoming elections. The update was shared by X user Shantanu on the micro blogging site, saying, "This teacher urged his students to vote for an educated leader, he didn’t take anyone’s name. BJP pressurised Unacademy. Now he has lost his job."
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Unacademy, India's largest learning platform announced that over 14,000 of its Learners have secured top ranks in the JEE Mains 2022 Exam. On August 11, the education platform announced that besides topper, 1,500 learners are now qualified for JEE Advanced 2022. Among the top rankers from Unacademy are Palli Jalajakshi (AIR 9), Shrenik Sakala (AIR 11), and Koyyana Suhas (AIR 22), including 500 learners who performed well in all categories.… read-more
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Punjab Kings by five wickets in a low scoring game in the IPL 2021 on April 26 at the Narendra Modi stadium in Ahmedabad. Invited to bat first, Punjab Kings managed to put a very small total of 123 runs for the loss of nine wickets in their 20 overs. Opener Mayank Agarwal scored the most (31 runs) for the Kings, followed by the quickfire knock of 18-ball 30-run by Chris… read-more
Courtesy: Brifly Exclusive
BCCI has officially confirmed, Edu-tech company Unacademy has now shown interest in the rights of IPL's title sponsorship. Post the exit of Vivo, various Indian brands are in line for backing the IPL title sponsorship. Patanjali and Unacademy will now be competitors, and the sponsorship will go to the highest bidder. The other companies in the pipeline are Jio, Dream11 and Paytm.
Courtesy: Times Of India