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Colonialism after British Raj : Boy, six, dies after head smashed by teacher for not speaking in English

Colonialism after British Raj : Boy, six, dies after head smashed by teacher for not speaking in English

NALGONDA: A six-year-old boy studying in Class I of a private school died on Sunday after he was allegedly beaten up by his class teacher on Saturday for not speaking in English. The incident took place at Tirumalagiri village of Anumula mandal in Nalgonda district. A heavy posse of policemen was posted in the village [...]

November 10, 2014 HHR Archives, India 0

Decolonising India’s education

Decolonising India’s education

A national newspaper carried an article on July 1st that bemoaned (rightly so) the disparity in education between the haves and the have-nots, between the 20 per cent who study in English medium private schools and the 80 per cent who study in vernacular government schools. The author proposed an outlandish solution to bridge the [...]

July 11, 2014 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives 0