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Time To ‘Rewrite’ The Education System?

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ndtv_logoPUBLISHED ON: April 1, 2018 | Duration: 53 min, 17 sec

A CBSE official suspended, two school teachers and a private tutor arrested in the CBSE paper leak scandal that has left lakhs of students worried and confused. On this episode of We The People, we ask: are these stopgap measures enough to rid the system of its inefficacies or are such leaks mere symptoms of larger problems plaguing India’s education system? Is India’s exam-centric education system that puts such high premium on marks at the root of the problem at hand?

 

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WHAT’s HOT | Modi Care: Center Proposes to Fund 60%; Draft to be Taken for the Cabinet | CNBC TV18

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CNBC-TV18 -Published on 21 Mar 2018

Union Cabinet clears the Government’s ambitious healthcare scheme ‘Ayushman Bharat’ which aims to provide health cover worth 5 lakh rupees to 10 crore poor families every year. The scheme will have a central budgetary support of 85,000 crore till March 2020. Here’s what Vinod Paul, Member of NITI Aayog and architect of the scheme, had to say. Sujatha Rao, Former Secretary, Health and Shailaja Chandra, Former Secretary, AYUSH also react.

We The People: Anti-Dowry Law – The Two Sides

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ndtv_logoPUBLISHED ON: November 26, 2017 | Duration: 50 min, 48 sec

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court issued guidelines to curb the alleged misused of Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code, meant to deal with cases of dowry-related abuse. While men’s rights activists claim the law is a tool for extorting husbands and their families, women’s rights activists feel the dilution of 498A will be an attack on gender justice. On this episode of We The People, we ask: Is 498A really the most abused law in the country? With no bankable data on the level of abuse of the said law, did the Supreme Court jump the gun with the July ruling? Will the top court, in its upcoming review of the law, be able to find a middle ground between the warring groups?

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The Big Picture – Delhi LG’s order on government ads

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Published on 30 Mar 2017 Rajya Sabha TV | RSTV

Guests: Siddharth Mishra, Consulting Editor, Millennium Post; Anil Verma, Head, ADR; Shailja Chandra, Former Chief Secretary of Delhi; RM Sinha, Advocate, Delhi Court

Anchor- Frank Pereira

Desh Deshantar: Attacks on Doctors: gaps and issues in Heath care system

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Desh Deshantar: Attacks on Doctors: gaps and issues in Heath care system

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Guest: Shailja Chandra ,Former Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare GOI; Rajib Dasgupta, Professor, Centre of social Medicine And Community Health Social Sciences JNU; M. Wali, Sr Physician; Rakesh Kumar Gupta, President, Delhi Medical Association

Anchor: Arfa Khanum Sherwani

Air Date: March 30, 2017

Desh Deshantar: National Health Policy: what does it entail?

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National Health Policy: what does it entail?

Guest: Abhijit Das, Director, Centre for Health and Social Justice;T.K.Rajalakshmi, Dy. Editor Frontline;Shailja Chandra -Former Secretary Ministry of Health & Family Welfare GOI;Rajib Dasgupta, Professor, Centre of social Medicine And Community Health Social Sciences, JNU;Abhijit Das, Director, Centre for Health and Social Justice

Anchor: Arfa Khanum

Air Date: March 17, 2017

Nation at 9: PM Modi thanks nation for supporting demonetisaton; announces new schemes

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Thanking people for their support and co-operation to his demonetisation drive, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 31 made a series of announcements reiterating his government’s focus on the welfare of farmers and the poor.

He was making a televised address to the nation on New Year’s eve and said he was grateful for the patience that people had shown amid a cash crunch that followed the ban on Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes that he announced on November 8.

The decision was aimed at combating tax evasion and money laundering and the Prime Minister praised the people for working shoulder to shoulder with the government to defeat corruption.