What will it mean for teaching and learning 'in a world of Corona'? The solution that most people around the world are seeing as the default and safest option is technological - online teaching, writes Mousumi Mukherjee.
As we stand now, we’re lucky if it’s just a Corona-shaped hole in the form of a single semester. On the other end, it can change the structure and the texture of careers forever for students worldwide.
A brave new world has opened up before our universities. Scratch that, the world has been around for quite a while, but Coronavirus pandemic has driven a mass-exodus into that world, most immediately, into our laptop screen, writes Saikat Majumdar
Minority Affairs Minister Nawab Malik informed the Maharashtra legislative council said that the state government will introduce legislation to the effect soon in the matter which has been pending since long.
JNU could have become one of the world’s best universities, but successive governments have failed us, says Aishe Ghosh, President, JNUSU, who is pursuing MPhil in international relations at the university.
"Today, the fees at JNU have been increased; tomorrow, it will happen at other universities, including AMU. This government is constantly attacking the universities," says Huzaifa Aamir Rashadi, Honorary secretary AMU students union, 2018-19
The rise and fall of student rebellion is strongly linked to politics, writes senior journalist Rajat Roy. While the Congress government brutally suppressed the Naxalite movement, students politics in Bengal got a boost during the Left regime only to trickle out