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India's police force among the world's weakest -Sriharsha Devulapalli and Vishnu Padmanabhan Many of the issues with India’s understaffed, overburdened police could stem from the growing criminalization of politics and reluctance for reform A brutal attack on a young doctor in West Bengal, allegedly by relatives of a patient who died on 10 June, triggered country-wide protests by doctors in the country. The incident highlights not just tensions in doctor-patient relationships but also points to a lack of respect for the rule of...

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Government admits roster axe on tribal quota in teaching jobs -Basant Kumar Mohanty

-The Telegraph Review petition to be filed in Supreme Court against judgment that calls for department as unit for working out quotas The government on Thursday admitted before a parliamentary panel that the Scheduled Tribes would virtually be left without reservation in college and university teachers’ jobs if each department is considered the unit for calculating the quotas, as mandated by the courts. Human resource development ministry officials who appeared before the panel...

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Interim Budget a 'big disappointment' for education sector: RTE forum national convenor -Madan Kumar

-The Times of India PATNA: The Right to Education Forum’s national convenor Ambarish Rai on Friday said the interim Budget came as a ‘big disappointment’ for education sector. He said the insufficient allocation for education sector shows the union government’s shrinking responsibility towards school education and implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act-2009. "The Budget again fails to provide the long pending demand of an investment of 6% of GDP on education....

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New CEA to be appointed only after poll, says official

-The Hindu Government satisfied with advisory role fulfilled by others The government is unlikely to fill the post of the Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) until after the general elections in 2019, according to a senior official in the Finance Ministry. The government has received only a few applications for the post in the three months since it advertised the Vacancy, the official added. Not many applicants “We issued the advertisement for the post of CEA...

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Central and state governments sit over 24 lakh vacancies amid debate over job drought -Atul Thakur

-The Times of India In time of a raging debate over jobless growth, nearly 24 lakh posts are lying vacant with the central and state governments, data compiled from answers to various questions in Parliament show. A Rajya Sabha question answered on February 8 shows that the largest chunk is the over 10 lakh vacant positions for teachers in elementary (9 lakh) and secondary schools (1.1 lakh). Apart from the vacancies in the...

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