Thursday 30 March 2023

News Analysed, Opinions Expressed

Society | Education

Govt-GU now clash over retiring age

Goa government and the state’s sole Goa University are on the course of collision once again, this time on the issue of reducing retirement age of college and university teachers by two years.Following opposition from ... READ

Teachers to be banned from politicking

Goa is planning to ban teachers from participating in active politics, including party work, unless they take a long leave or lien.Announcing a decision taken in this regard after discussing it informally at a cabinet ... READ

Row over university autonomy

Goa University, the sole university of the tiny tourist state, has suddenly become a centre of public debate here with chief minister Manohar Parrikar dubbing the institute as a 'mere PhD-producing machine' involved in several ... READ

Villagers oppose saffron education

Villagers in Goa are up in arms against saffronisation of primary education, using backdoor tactics. The field of education has thus become a battlefield here.The first day of the reopening of the schools after month-long ... READ

Sangh Parivar hijacking primary schools ?

Keeping the existing educational societies in the dark, the Bharatiya Janata Party government has granted permission to many non-educational institutions to run 52 government primary schools, which were slated for closure.The manner in which the ... READ

Private tuition by teacher is a crime

Close on the heels of Maharashtra, Goa has also decided to streamline coaching classes while debarring any teacher of government or aided school to conduct private tuitions.A comprehensive legislation in this regard would be introduced ... READ

Kalam appeals to go to villages

Dr A P J Abdul Kalam, the principal scientific advisor to the Indian government, has appealed to all the young guards of the nation to penetrate into the quake-affected villages of Gujarat to rebuild devastated ... READ

CBI probe demanded into Vet collge affair

The demand has been a thorough inquiry by the CBI while the Indian Veterinary Council is also seized with the issue of permitting a controversial private veterinary college in Goa, which is found to have ... READ

Sardinha ends Anganwadi fast, without concrete solution

While anganwadi workers from all over the country are agitating over regularisation in government service, Goa's women workers are expected to get a little better living, but only after resorting to a path of fast ... READ

Govt 'supports' blacklisted private Vet college ?

In 1984, it was the engineering college on capitation, mooted by former prime minister P V Narasimha Rao's nephew Voditala Rajeshwar Rao, which the militant students movement forced the government to scrap.After 15 years, it ... READ