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EXPENSIVE PRIVATE SCHOOLS

Of teetotaller parents and roomy houses

“Nobody from Delhi is actually from Delhi” — is an oft-quoted fact that defines the pulse of the city. However, this does not apply to a...»

The great seat chase

There are far many more students than there are seats in 'prominent' schools. The cost of education in private schools is soaring, and admis »

Top Hyderabad schools look the other way

Notorious for violating admissions norms, the sought-after schools in Hyderabad appear not to care much for the Right to Education (RTE)...»

Crippled by lack of clear directives

Lack of directives on implementation of several clauses of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009, has a...»

Unending race, a promise unkept

Ask M.V. Deepa of Chennai who is set to admit her son into LKG about the ‘admission season,’ and she feverishly recalls how she and her h...»


The Conviction of a Chief Minister

With the Special Court in Bangalore pronouncing AIADMK general secretary, Jayalalithaa, guilty in the disproportionate assets case, she becomes the first Indian Chief Minister in office to be convicted under the Prevention of Corruption Act. The historic verdict has unseated a popularly elected Chief Minister and will have a deep impact on the politics of Tamil Nadu, says Saptarshi Bhattacharya.Read more »

In the 16th Lok Sabha Election 2014, West Bengal has witnessed some interesting trends. Apart from the debacle of the Left and the ascendance of the Trinamool Congress (AITC), the other somewhat s... »