Religious instruction should be banned in schools

YES Erodes secularity Against Constitution…  India is a secular country in which Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Jews and even animistic cultures thrive. Religious instruction in schools can erode the secular fabric of this ancient nation. Even if multi-religious instructions are taught, it would create hatred and blind obedience. Sudipta Mandal, Class IX, The Levelfield School, Suri, Birbhum Religion is something which should ... Read More »

Union Budget 2018: Govt to set up 24 new medical colleges, other highlights

run Jaitley, Finance Minister of India, today has announced some measures to be undertaken in the education sector of India. This year, the budget mission is to strengthen agriculture, rural development, health and education. According to Jaitley, it was the National Democratic Alliance government’s fifth and arguably the toughest budget of all time. TOP EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS OF BUDGET 2018-19: Digital ... Read More »

SSC SI, CAPFs, CISF Paper II Result 2017 out: 5 simple steps to check online at

he Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has declared the results for the Sub Inspectors in Delhi Police, Assistant Sub-Inspectors in the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Paper II Exam 2017. All the candidates can check their results at As per reports, a total of 6,660 candidates have been shortlisted for the medical examination. HOW TO ... Read More »

IIFT Result 2017 declared: How and where to check from

The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has declared the results of MBA IB (International Business) exam 2017 on the official website, the link for which is As per reports, IIFT has released the list of candidates shortlisted for the second round of selection. Steps to check IIFT MBA IB Results 2017: Log on to the official website, Click on ... Read More »

State sets up international education board

Syllabus will initially be used in 100 government schools The State government has set up the Maharashtra International Education Board to oversee its foray into international schools. “The idea is to upgrade existing government schools and provide the best quality education on par with the International Baccalaureate (IB) syllabus. Currently, we have chosen 100 government schools where this syllabus will ... Read More »

For-Profit Higher Education: Yes, Like This Please

A Laureate University student works on creating an electric-powered model car. Laureate is the largest international for-profit higher-education provider in the world, and last year, it became the first benefit corp to IPO. Less than one-third of the global student-aged population is enrolled in higher education. I’m not an education expert, but that makes me think about two things: First, ... Read More »

A New Year’s Resolution For Higher Education: Debt-Free in ’18

This song from 1989 always comes to mind during the holidays. First, because I have a strong memory of listening to this album – Blind Man’s Zoo – one Christmas break while doing primary research for my college senior thesis in economics (an econometric comparison of the American and Canadian university systems). But more important, because I picture Natalie Merchant’s Dust Bowl ... Read More »

UPTET Result 2017: UPBEB announced UPTET 2017 results at

UP TET Result 2017: UPTET 2017 results out; Check The results for Uttar Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test (UPTET) 2017 have been declared today. All the candidates can visit the education board’s official website,, to know their result. As many as 9.76 lakh candidates will breathe a sigh of relief with this much-awaited results being announced. The exam was conducted on ... Read More »

How Microsoft is wading into ‘fake news’ with Bing opinion-based search results

On Wednesday, Microsoft told a roomful of journalists that, on Bing, “alternative facts” would be considered the equivalent of the Washington Post. Sure, that’s just my opinion. But that’s also the new approach that Bing’s rolling out over the next week: striking out beyond facts into a brave new world in which opinions matter, too. Eventually, Bing will respond to certain questions ... Read More »

Conservatives go against principles by meddling in education

Almost every public policy area gets caught up in federal tax plans, including education. That should not be: The Constitution only gives the federal government specific, enumerated powers, and the feds aren’t supposed to make policy unrelated to those. As conservatives have often pointed out, education is not mentioned in that document at all. So why are some conservatives trying to ... Read More »