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Past articles by Sourav:

NAAC resignation row | Dubious experts, compromised IT: Review panel red-flags how NAAC grades colleges, varsities

Lack of action on the report, which was submitted to the University Grants Commission (UGC) in September last year, was flagged by NAAC executive committee chairperson Bhushan Patwardhan in the days leading to his resignation from the post on Sunday. → Read More

Sourav Roy Barman writes | North-east election results: A rise and rise story

Sourav Roy Barman writes: BJP, dismissed as a non-entity in North-east less than a decade ago, has become the primary pole of the region's politics → Read More

Humara value thoda badha hai: At Bru camp, a new hope, a swing towards Motha

For the first time, the migrants have voting rights in Tripura polls; BJP ally IPFT, which is contesting from Kanchanpur, is hoping to ride support for Modi govt stemming from this → Read More

Humara value thoda badha hai: At Bru camp, a new hope, a swing towards Motha

For the first time, the migrants have voting rights in Tripura polls; BJP ally IPFT, which is contesting from Kanchanpur, is hoping to ride support for Modi govt stemming from this → Read More

Rahul Gandhi flags, questions Adani’s rise under Modi, Govt hits back: baseless, show proof

How much money has Adani given to BJP in last 20 yrs…through electoral bonds, asks Rahul Gandhi → Read More

ASER 2022: Post-Covid, student enrolment at record high, but big dip in learning

According to the 17th ASER report released in New Delhi on Wednesday, as the pandemic ebbed, school enrolment touched a record high in 2022 — 98.4% children in the 6-14 age group are now in school, up from 97.2% in 2018, when the last full pre-pandemic survey was conducted by Pratham. → Read More

When Rahul Gandhi visited Atal Bihari Vajpayee Memorial: 5 reasons why

Bharat Jodo Yatra message of 'love', acknowledgment of need to abandon hard lines and expand support base, pitting Modi against Vajpayee, and a throwback to old times – all were factors in that Monday visit → Read More

5 Qs | Congress MP Kodikunnil Suresh: ‘Maulana Azad National Fellowship should be restored’

Congress MP Kodikunnil Suresh says the party's demand is that pre-matric scholarships and Maulana Azad National Fellowship should be restored. → Read More

Sanskrit university scraps ‘PhD thesis in Sanskrit medium’ condition for teaching job

The move has surprised many on the campus. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, a scholar said, “The move is anti-Sanskrit and defeats the purpose of the government to establish Central Universities for promotion of the language.” → Read More

On the table: Higher education body with powers to impose penalty up to Rs 5 crore

Bill likely in Winter Session, proposes higher representation to states → Read More

THE rankings: IISc retains top spot in Indian institutes; 8 IITs in overall list

Globally, the University of Oxford has emerged as the best institute among 1,799 universities from 104 countries, according to a statement issued by THE. → Read More

Caste constant, cast variable in his politics, Udit Raj in a fresh row

Now in Congress, former BJP MP distances his party from his Murmu remarks, but insists that as Adivasi, she should speak for them → Read More

Why CUET-UG ‘normalises’ marks, and how it differs from other scoring systems

The National Testing Agency and the University Grants Commission (UGC) maintain that the normalisation of marks is the best method available to offer a level playing field to all candidates who took the entrance exam. → Read More

‘What we have done in Bihar (politically) has generated hope in Opposition ranks’: Tejashwi Yadav

"Everyone will have to join hands in the national interest to save democracy and Constitutional ideals. That's what we are trying to do," the Bihar Deputy Chief Minister said. → Read More

No personal ambition, efforts to unite Opposition in national interest: Nitish Kumar

Attacks political strategist Prashant Kishor, saying 'he is an expert in making statements for publicity' → Read More

In his hop for united Oppn, Nitish meets Kejriwal, Akhilesh, Yechury

On Tuesday, Nitish met Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, CPIM general secretary Sitaram Yechury, CPI general secretary D Raja, former Union minister and RJD leader Sharad Yadav, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and INLD chief OP Chautala. → Read More

Newsmaker | Career bureaucrat to RS MP, why Jawhar Sircar has TMC riled

Former Prasar Bharati CEO’s supporters say he spoke out against a ‘rotten section’ of Trinamool as he has the party's ‘best interests in mind’. But some leaders want him to face disciplinary action. → Read More

AAP’s welfare model vs BJP’s labharthi: Kejriwal eyes dividends in freebies fight

A political pushback is playing out, with Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party supremo Arvind Kejriwal taking the lead in framing a counter to the PM's pitch, even as the AAP has also moved the apex court to oppose the PIL. → Read More

Nitish move driven by desire to run for PM in 2024: Chirag Paswan

Chirag Paswan, whom Nitish has accused of conspiring with the BJP to weaken the JD(U), also defended the saffron party saying it did “all it could” to keep the Bihar coalition alive. → Read More

Tax, prices of many essentials were higher before GST: Nirmala Sitharaman

“Many Opposition members said that due to imported inflation and because of the imported supply chain-related problems and global commodity prices, we are being impacted. These are realities and we are here to discuss. Nobody is in denial about price-rise,” Nirmala Sitharaman said. → Read More