In Pursuit of Autonomy: Does the HECI Fit the Bill? The Bastion

In Pursuit of Autonomy: Does the HECI Fit the Bill?

Co-created by Aarushi Aggarwal and Kirti DassThe compelling need to resolve the shortcomings of the University Grants Commission (UGC) cannot be disputed. A body...
Teacher Professor Promotions The Bastion

Pedigree over Publication: Vetting the UGC’s ‘Well-Researched’ Professor Promotion Formula

Co-authored by Ishani Pant and Charith Reddy On June 13, the UGC announced new guidelines for the promotion and appointment of university and college teachers....
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Boons and Banes of Privatising Higher Education

The last couple of decades have seen the face of Indian education change considerably. The advent of private investment in higher education now means...
India medical

Nowhere Close to Ideal: Scrutinising NEET

Co-authored by Shraddha Tripathi & P. Charith Reddy A 2017 WHO report revealed that the current doctor-population ratio of India to be 0.62:1000 as against...
Money for Nothing: The Disconcerting Future of the Humanities in India The Bastion

Money for Nothing: The Disconcerting Future of the Humanities in India

Co-authored by Ishani Pant and Kirti DassThe study of the humanities and social sciences is being threatened by a lack of funds for facilitating...
Assam

A Tale of Two Histories: Where Is the Northeast in Our Textbooks?

Co-authored by Haya Wakil and Aarathi Ganesan Most Indian citizens can wax eloquent on India’s’ ancient dynasties and kingdoms, its freedom fighters and perhaps even...
India Education College

Fighting the Good Fight: Can Indian Liberal Institutions Stay True to Their Ideals?

Written by Tanvi Mehta While creating the education system for independent India, the first Education Minister, Maulana Azad, shouldered the responsibility of creating an institution...
Swachh Bharat Internship The Bastion

Can the Swacch Bharat Summer Internship Pave the Way for Community Service in Indian...

Co-authored by Simran Taneja and Charith Reddy Let us rewind to four years ago when a fresh-faced Narendra Modi called upon all citizens to dedicate...

I Got It From My माँ: Can a Multilingual Education System Improve Children’s Learning...

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Charith Reddy  "To foster sustainable development, learners must have access to education in their mother tongue and in other languages....
Opposition to Sex Ed India

Let’s Talk About Sex

Written by Parkhee Rattan High rates of sexual abuse, teenage pregnancies, and HIV-AIDS are some troubling realities of the Indian subcontinent; 53.3% of children in our...

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