Posts by: Meghnad S

-August 14, 2020

The NEP 2020 aims to restructure the school education system by extending it to children under six For the Indian state, kids are like Pokemon. Its education policy used to be “gotta catch ‘em all”. Now, as laid out in the National Education Policy 2020, the goal is “gotta catch ‘em young”. Because, as I […]

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-August 14, 2020

Beyond jargon and keywords, what is the NEP 2020 and why do we need it? This National Education Policy envisions an education system rooted in Indian ethos that contributes directly to transforming India, that is Bharat, sustainably into an equitable and vibrant knowledge society, by providing high-quality education to all, and thereby making India a […]

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-June 12, 2020

Why AAP limiting Covid-19 treatment to Delhi’s ‘residents’ is a terrible idea Thankfully, the lieutenant governor has stopped the order from being implemented  The Aam Aadmi Party government had a bizarre brainwave on June 7: they ordered Delhi’s hospitals not to treat Covid-19 patients who couldn’t prove that they resided in the capital city. According […]

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-February 16, 2020

Devdutt Pattanaik has written over 52 books on the relevance of sacred stories, symbols and rituals in modern times. Here he answers questions about the ancient epics and modern myths DEVDUTT PATTANAIK is an Indian mythologist, speaker, illustrator and author. His work focuses largely on areas of myth, religion, mythology and management. He has incorporated […]

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-September 13, 2019

Millennials need to realise that it’s all their fault. All of it

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-July 26, 2019

Governments have always hated the RTI Act, and the recent RTI (Amendment) Bill is just one more example Our elected representatives across the board abhor the Right to Information Act. For years, they’ve been assaulting the law with different amendments, rules and provisions to weaken it and deny information to citizens. The latest assault is […]

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-July 5, 2019

Cries of sham, drama, the Khan Market gang — channels had it all in their coverage of rahul’s departure WHEN Rahul Gandhi formally resigned, it sent our TV news studio warriors into a tizzy. While most Congressmen gave heavy, sad quotes as if someone had died and Bharatiya Janata Party folks were outraged about his […]

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-July 26, 2018

Looking beyond BJP’s victory, we need to analyse the recent Lok Sabha events in the context of the questions that were left unanswered by PM Modi Friday, July 20, was quite an eventful day in Lok Sabha. In a debate that lasted 12 hours, the Opposition mounted a spirited attack and the treasury fought back […]

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