TSR Subramanian

25% drop in educational standards after Right to Education Act: TSR Subramanian

25% drop in educational standards after Right to Education Act: TSR Subramanian

Not impressed by the highly regarded Right to Education Act (RTE), former cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian said India has witnessed as much as "25 percent drop in standards of education" after RTE.

Oct 26, 2016, 13:06 PM IST
Govt panel for 'less political' campuses, limit on stay of students

Govt panel for 'less political' campuses, limit on stay of students

The panel has also called for less political interference in appointment of vice chancellors of universities.

Jun 16, 2016, 11:12 AM IST

HLC report without meaningful consultations: Parliamentary panel

A Parliamentary panel has recommended formation of a new committee to consider afresh specific areas of environmental policy after it found the objections raised by experts on the proposals of a high-level committee constituted to review green laws as "valid".

Jul 21, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Black money, corruption, debated at Non Fiction Festival

 Discussions on topics ranging from public accountability and governance to black money and corruption and the common thread that binds them along with the common thread binding them, dominated the discourse at the inaugural session of the fourth edition of India Non-Fiction Festival here on Saturday.

Nov 15, 2014, 19:09 PM IST

Government sets up panel to review environment laws

Government on Tuesday constituted a high-level committee to review various environment laws in order to bring them in line with "current requirements".

Sep 02, 2014, 22:09 PM IST

Top ex-bureaucrats blame political class for poor governance

At a time when nexus between bureaucrats and politicians is being seen as the main factor for widespread corruption in country, top ex-bureaucrats lamented political interference in system.

Oct 28, 2013, 21:58 PM IST

PIL in SC seeking SIT probe in coalgate

Members of civil society on Thursday approached the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored SIT probe into the coal block allocations scam.

Oct 04, 2012, 19:43 PM IST