India’s New Education Policy Is Hodgepodge

October 20, 2020

The union cabinet of the government of India recently announced its 2020 National Education Policy (NEP). This is the first education policy developed by a non-Congress party government since independence. Coming 34 years after the last formulation of a fully-fledged education policy, Indians...

Without Fundamental Reforms to the Education System, Indians Will Not Innovate

The education system, with terrible teaching that programs Indians to focus on tests, must change and put a focus on learning instead. In 2018, Apple’s co-founder, Steve Wozniak, visited India and made some fascinating observations on the country. He was humble enough to admit he knew little...

India’s Long Quest for Modernity

September 22, 2015

In this special edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Atul Singh, the founder, CEO and editor-in-chief of the organization. India is well-known for its inefficient legal system with archaic laws that hobble its economy. While the country is trying to forge ahead by increasing its...

India’s 21st Century Challenge: Scientific Education

June 01, 2013

Economists agree that a country with a knowledge-based economy will take global leadership in the future. However, will India participate in the global competition and be a serious contender? The Indian economy, amid a global slowdown, is likely to grow by about 6% in 2013-14. However, if...