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Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Teachers Day: Has Online Teaching Taken Joy Out Of Classrooms?

Sep 05, 2021 Sanjeev Bansal

Online teaching is not a new phenomenon. The first reference of online learning in the world is available from University of Illinois, USA in 1960. Although the Internet had not yet been invented at that time, students began to learn through computer terminals connected to each other to form a network.

TN Teacher Visits Students' Homes To Give Lessons As Pandemic Keeps Schools Shut

For the past one month Meera Ramanathan, a teacher at the Government Primary School at Kavarapatti near Pudukottai town in Tamil Nadu, has been teaching classes at the homes of her school's students.

Rajasthan Introduces Digital Textbook Lessons In Sign Language For Specially-Abled Students

Aug 06, 2021 Tabeenah Anjum

The Rajasthan education department claims that its initiative of offering video lessons in sign language for specially-abled students is the first of its kind in the country.

5 Ways To Boost Students’ Interest In Virtual Classrooms

Can educators engage learners and encourage participation in virtual classrooms? We take a look at the top five strategies.

21 May, 2021

Can Classrooms Be Replaced By Screens Post-Pandemic?

Manan Khurma

The pandemic has seen the EdTech industry grow manifold, with parents looking at a viable after-school programme to help their children who are struggling with school coursework.

12 March, 2021

What About These Corona Warriors? The Unheard Labour Of Teachers During The Pandemic

Nandni Sharma

Do you think taking online classes is easy? Ask your teacher, not getting enough feedback, difficulties at home and lack of resources like a smartphone are only a few of the challenges the teachers face while teaching online

13 February, 2021

Changing Role Of The Teacher In An Online Learning Environment

While the primary functions of the teacher as an educator, mentor and emotionally intelligent person remains, teachers should be well equipped to meet the challenges and aspirations of a digital student.

30 December, 2020

How 2020 Took Away Childhood From The Nation’s Poorest And Most Vulnerable Children

Saikat Majumdar

For children from India’s poorest families, a lost year of learning has been the least of their losses. School closure has meant the loss of safe spaces, daily nourishment, and the very experience of childhood.

25 December, 2020

The Digital Schoolbag: Take The Weight Off Your Child

Divya Lal

If implemented, the recent ‘Policy on School Bag 2020’ will not only reduce the weight on their backs but also reduce the mental baggage they carry every day to schools.


23 December, 2020

School Principals In Delhi Against Scrapping Of Nursery Admissions For Next Year


Usually, the process to enter children in nursery in around 1,700 schools in Delhi begins in the last week of November.

22 December, 2020

CollPoll Launches Unified Digital Education Stack For Higher Education To Meet Challenges Thrown By Covid-19

CollPoll, a Bangalore-based EdTech company, has launched a unified digital education stack for higher education. The stack includes Meticulous AMS™ (Academic Management System), Classroom LMS (Learning Management System) and Examplary EMS™ (Examinations Management System) to meet the challenges thrown at the higher education institutions by the COVID19 pandemic.

20 December, 2020

Amid Uncertain Board Exam Dates, Schools Conduct Pre-Board Exams Online


Central Board of Secondary Education had announced earlier that board exams in 2021 will be conducted in written mode and not online.

15 December, 2020

79 More Test Positive For Covid At IIT Madras, Tally Reaches 183


Following the outbreak, the institute shut all its departments and classes were being held online.

05 December, 2020

2G Internet Too Slow, Start Regular Classes, Demand Kashmir Students

Naseer Ganai

The government has no issues with huge election rallies, why is it the objecting to offline classes, ask students.

04 December, 2020

A Reduced CBSE Syllabus: Boon Or Bane For Students?

Saikat Majumdar

Will the reduction of syllabus this year make students less prepared for the subsequent stages of their career?


02 November, 2020

Haryana Universities To Open From November 16


Government-aided and private colleges and universities to follow opening procedures

Photo Gallery

Union Home Minister Amit Shah along with Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel attends the inaugural ceremony of a new mega milk powder plant and new packaging film plant of Amul, in Gandhinagar

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Former Union Minister Vijay Goel along with supporters holds a demonstration at the ITO Chowk against Kejriwal government calling its fight against pollution only a drama, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Uttar Pradesh ADG (Law and Order) Prasant Kumar (L) and UP Principal Secretary Deepak Kumar address a press conference on the cancellation of the UPTET Exam 2021, at Lok Bhawan in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

Leaders from various parties join the BJP in presence of the party's State unit President Swatantra Dev Singh and Deputy C M Dinesh Sharma, in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

A health worker collects swab samples of a vendor for COVID-19 testing at a market in the wake of spike in coronavirus cases, in Jammu.

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Lead Essay

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh