Shradha Chettri, The Indian Express

Shradha Chettri

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Past articles by Shradha:

Ankiv Basoya marksheet row: Delhi University calls meeting

Basoya (23), a student of MA Buddhist Studies, claimed to have completed his graduation from Thiruvalluvar University in Tamil Nadu. → Read More

EC meeting on September 27: Approve MoU or risk losing funds, HRD Ministry tells DU

The MoU states that varsities will spell out performance parameters, output targets in terms of details of the programme of work and an action plan for the implementation and monitoring of MoU and others. → Read More

Biometric attendance: Teachers say reaching early to avoid queues

At a government school in northwest Delhi’s Kohat Enclave, school starts at 7 am, but most teachers have been reaching by 6.15- 6.30 am. → Read More

In surprise visit, DoE finds locked labs, dirty desks at govt school, three teachers suspended

Visiting the school at 10 am on Wednesday, Goel expressed “shock at the sorry state of affairs”. Listing the details in the inspection report, a copy of which is with The Indian Express, Goel suspended the mid-day meal (MDM) in-charge, the accountancy teacher and the guest library in-charge. → Read More

Delhi University Students’ Union polls: ABVP bags 3 of 4 posts after day of drama

DUSU polls: NSUI wins secretary post; CYSS-AISA panel comes third. → Read More

Voter turnout up 2% in Delhi University polls, results today

By the end of the day, 44.46% of the students had voted to choose representatives for the posts of president, vice-president, secretary and joint secretary. → Read More

DU MPhil/ PhD admission criteria: 5% relaxation announced for reserved categories

In a notification issued by the university, the relaxation has been given to the reserved category and people with disability who could not qualify due to the 50 per cent entrance eligibility, a rule mandated by the University Grants Commission (UGC). → Read More

Research crosses boundaries at IIT-Delhi, touches new horizons

This unusual research collaboration has been made possible through the School of Interdisciplinary Research (SIRe) which was set up at IIT-D last October. → Read More

Of 23 candidates in fray for DUSU polls, just 5 are women

Last year, six of the 24 candidates were women, while in 2016, eight of 17 candidates were women. → Read More

Open school students go to court against Directorate of Education cut-off

NIOS students need 55% in class X to be eligible for admission to govt schools. Calling the criteria “arbitrary and discriminatory”, the parents have now moved the Delhi High Court. → Read More

Nearly quarter of EWS seats shown vacant in Delhi schools

Official records show that there were 48,122 seats available in private schools in the Capital under this category. Close to 12,600 have been marked as unreported → Read More

Delhi: 3 years on, some ‘model’ schools lack proper infrastructure

Less than three years later, glaring infrastructural problems have begun to surface, with cracks developing on the walls of some of the recently completed schools. → Read More

In Hansraj, a seminar on ‘Urban Naxalism’

Organised by the ‘Group of Intellectuals and Academicians (GIA)’, it had filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri as chief speaker, ABVP national organising secretary Sunil Ambedkar as chief guest and Supreme Court advocate Monika Arora as keynote speaker. → Read More

Delhi govt schools that lagged in board exams set to be ‘adopted’

A total of 1,36,663 students had appeared for the Class X exams from Delhi government schools, of which 94,160 passed from a total of 990 schools. Close to 276 schools had a pass percentage below 60%. → Read More

Five months on, Delhi parents find kids’ admission under EWS ‘virtual’

The parents have filed a petition in the Delhi High Court, requesting that the children be allowed to attend classes. The school could not be reached for comment on the matter. → Read More

Delhi education dept tells govt school heads to sit in class regularly

Student feedback will focus on understanding of the subject, awareness of the syllabus covered and writing assignment given by teachers. Principals also have the freedom to give feedback on how teachers can improve. → Read More

At DSSSB exam for Sanskrit, political science paper given instead

When DSSSB officials held a re-test for those students, the Sanskrit paper remained the same, leading to allegations that these candidates would have already known the questions. → Read More

Delhi: Parents say boy lost finger due to school negligence, probe on

On Monday, St Columba’s School constituted a fact-finding committee to look into the matter. → Read More

Delhi: Out of school, a boy’s bouncy business idea

It made an appearance two weeks ago, when 15-year-old Arif Khan decided to set it up and earn some money for his family. → Read More

Delhi University student admission row: Disability groups demand action

After attending classes for six days, the student was asked to surrender the seat as the medical board found that his disability is between 21-39% — making him ineligible for reservation under the People with Disability quota. → Read More