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An Ode To Sindhutai Sapkal aka ‘Mai’

Jan 06, 2022 Lachmi Deb Roy

As the country mourns the death of Padma Shree awardee Sindhutai Sapkal, Outlook looks at the strength of a mother, second to none, and her journey from being an unwanted child to becoming a 'Mai' to thousands of orphaned children.

Madras High Court Directs Anna University To Allow Student Continue Her Education

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

As per the mandate of Regulation 5.1, students from the Higher Secondary stream ought to complete the course within 14 semesters.


RTE Act 2009: PIL In SC Seeks Common Curriculum For School Children Across India

RTE Act 2009: The PIL said it is the duty of the Union to effectuate a common education system, but it has failed in the fulfilment of this necessary obligation as it has simply adopted the pre-existing National Curriculum Framework (NCF) of 2005.

Chief Minister's Scholarship Scheme For Govt. College Students Gets The Nod Of Approval From Punjab Cabinet

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme for higher education in Punjab implies an annual financial expenditure of Rs 36.05 crore for the state


Manish Sisodia Visits Government Schools In CM Channi’s Home Turf Following Spat With Punjab On Primary Education

Sisodia appealed to the people to give AAP one chance in the coming assembly elections, seeking to assure them that if voted to power in Punjab, AAP will make the schools here “as good as they are in Delhi”.

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24 November, 2021

Schools, Colleges To Resume Physical Classes In Delhi From Nov 29: Gopal Rai

Outlook Web Desk

The physical classes in Delhi’s educational institutes were suspended following high levels of pollution.


05 October, 2021

Delhi University Admissions: Over 30,000 Applications On Opening Day

Outlook Web Desk

The admission process of The University of Delhi which started on Monday saw a tremendous number of applications on the opening day. The 100% cutoff demand is higher than ever.


10 August, 2021

Delhi Cops Rescue Haryana Sisters Who Fled Home After Father Stopped One From Studying

Outlook Web Desk

A 19-year-old class 12 student recently ran away from her home in Delhi with her six-year-old sister after their father refused to allow her to study further.


07 August, 2021

Meghalaya Mulls Reopening Of Schools, Colleges Post August Middle: Education Minister

Outlook Web Desk

Speaking to reporters, Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui said there is a need to resume classroom teachings as soon as possible, especially in higher education institutes.


02 August, 2021

OBC Reservation: 55% Reserved Posts Lying Vacant In Govt Universities

Outlook Web Desk

Apart from central universities, the Ministry of Education's data showed 89 per cent of the posts sanctioned for OBCs lying vacant in the Indian Institute for Science, Bangalore.


20 July, 2021

WB Board Records 100 Per Cent Pass Percentage On Class 10 examination

Outlook Web Desk

WB Board of Secondary Education President Kalyanmoy Ganguly said if a candidate is not happy with the results, he/she will be able to sit for tests once the COVID- 19 situation improves but in that situation this result won't be valid any more.


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14 July, 2021

In West Bengal, More Girls Enrolled In Schools Than Boys, Finds Survey

Outlook Web Desk

The Unified District Information System for Education Plus survey found more than 1.87 crore students enrolled from pre-primary to class 12 in the 2019-20 academic session in West Bengal schools.


08 July, 2021

Pradhan, Mandaviya, Yadav: Three Ministers To Lead Centre's Social Development Saga

Outlook Web Desk

The three leaders have replaced Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Harsh Vardhan and Santosh Gangwar, all of whom were considered not up to the challenges at hand in their respective ministries.


06 July, 2021

What JNU Can Learn From Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Suman K Jha

Vivekananda to Gandhi, Tagore to Mookerjee, our thinkers enriched education. JNU or TISS, it’s time Indian universities listened.


02 July, 2021

Private Schools Can Take Fees On Monthly Basis With 15% Reduction: Delhi Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

The government said that school management shall not prevent a child from participating in any ongoing activities or strike off his or her name if parents are unable to pay the fee due to the current hardship.


24 June, 2021

CBSE Board Exams 2021: Education Minister To Address Queries On June 25 At 4 pm

Outlook Web Desk

The exams for both class 10 and 12 were cancelled by the CBSE in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.


24 June, 2021

Declare Class 12 Results By July 31, Supreme Court Tells States

Outlook Web Desk

Supreme Court directed the States to implement an internal assessment scheme within 10 days.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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