"The policy says philanthropic participation will be encouraged. Almost all big chains of schools and even higher educational institutions are based on a philanthropic model only, which the Supreme Court has already referred to as 'teaching shops'. So are we going to encourage that only? Why did we need a new policy then," he asked. … [Read more...] about NEP’s proposal to make board exams easy will not address issue of rote learning: Manish Sisodia
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It’s hard to argue with Andreessen’s observation that we need better schools and public transit. But like any venture capitalist trained to identify heroic entrepreneurs, he sees solutions through the lens of Elon Musk–like supermen. His essay portrays transformational innovation as strictly a matter of personal resolve. (Andreessen Horowitz did not respond to a request for comment.) The reality, of course, is far more complex. Of late, we have failed to “build” not for lack of will, but because our society—and particularly our public and private financial markets—do not value building. … [Read more...] about If entrepreneurs and VCs want to build, we first need to rebuild financial markets
That is, the greater the remaining loan tenure, the more will be the potential benefit from interest savings. And that is because when only a few years have passed, a large portion of the home loan principal is still outstanding due to the nature of how loans work. … [Read more...] about Why lower interest rate alone should not push you to switch your home loan lender
It is important to be debt-free. Having to pay EMIs when your income stops is like retiring with a millstone around your neck. By no stretch can you call it independence. Plan your independence day such that you repay your debts by then. A lot of forethought goes into spending only as much as you can afford. Hence, the need to borrow would be limited. … [Read more...] about How much money do you really need to be financially independent?
The case relates to one Gurulingappa Savadi, who died in 2001, leaving behind his two sons, two daughters and a widow. A year later, his grandson filed a suit for partition of the family property, leaving out his two aunts, i.e. daughters of late Savadi. The aunts went to court seeking their share in father’s property. The trial court’s decision came on August 9, 2007, almost two years after the Hindu Succession Act, 1958, was amended. … [Read more...] about Daughter entitled to equal property rights under Hindu Succession Act: SC