Blame game follows unaffiliated schools row in Gujarat

Blame Game has started in the Gujarat education department over lack of records and checks of schools, following the revelation that four top schools in Rajkot faked CBSE affiliation. Primary education director M I Joshi, whose office issues NOCs to private schools, claimed that the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) maintains the list of the schools. But SSA state project director Mahesh Singh put the onus on Joshi. “It is the SSA’s job to maintain records of schools issued NOC not this office. Once we issue NOCs, the schools do not…

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Why don’t women stop playing this rigged capitalist game?

If the game is rigged, should players bother competing or should they look for a new game altogether? When Kevin Roberts, the now-suspended executive chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, suggested in a recent interview that “the fucking debate [about gender] is all over”, he unleashed a wave of anger in an industry in which barely more than 10% of creative directors are female. The reaction to Roberts’s comments suggests that far from being historically concluded, the debate about gender in the workplace has barely begun. Roberts’s justification for his claim…

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