Fareeha Iftikhar joined HT Editorial team (metro) on August 27, 2018, as a senior correspondent. She covers everything related to education for HindustanTimes in Delhi.
Articles by Fareeha Iftikhar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 01:05 AM IST
- Unlike other states, Delhi does not have its own state education board. There are about 1,500,000 government school students in Delhi.
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2021 12:12 PM IST
DU will write to the Delhi government on Thursday, asking it to follow the “due process”, said Dean of Colleges Balram Pani.
Of the 11,655 such persons who received the jab on Tuesday, 74% went to centres in private hospitals, according to government data. The government hospitals immunised 3,063 such persons on Tuesday.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 05:29 AM IST
As schools started reopening in several states in a staggered manner after 10-11 months, stakeholders including principals, teachers, students and parents said that the education system has been changed “forever”.
On the day when registrations had started on the Co-WIN 2.0 portal, 5,176 people over the age of 60 years received the vaccine. There were 1,009 people over the age of 45 with one of the 30 listed co-morbidities who also received their first dose of the vaccine on Monday.
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 08:20 AM IST
According to an official from the Andhra Pradesh(AP) chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy’s office, the CM had written a letter to Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on February 12.
Andhra govt seeks to affiliate Venkateswara College with Andhra University; students and teachers hold protest
By Fareeha Iftikhar and Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, New Delhi/hyderabad
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 11:13 PM IST
The Andhra Pradesh government has written to the Union ministry of education seeking to disaffiliate Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi, from Delhi University (DU) and affiliate it with the Andhra University (AU) in Visakhapatnam
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 08:31 AM IST
Last December, the Union ministry of education constituted a seven-member committee to recommend modalities for the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) for admission to undergraduate courses across central universities in accordance with the National Education Policy (NEP), 2020.
DU likely to adopt combination of entrance test score and class 12 marks for admissions from this year
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 11:46 PM IST
With the Central government likely to hold a common entrance test for admissions to undergraduate courses at all the central universities, starting this upcoming session, officials at Delhi University (DU) said they are ready to adopt it immediately in combination with the class 12 score of aspirants
By Fareeha Iftikhar & Kainat Sarfaraz, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 11:44 PM IST
Mohammad Kaif was preparing for his CBSE class 12 exams last February when communal riots broke out in north-east Delhi, where he lives with his family
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 03:35 AM IST
The CBSE, on February 11, directed all its affiliated schools to conduct annual examinations of classes 9 and 11 in the offline mode, after taking all Covid-19 related precautions. But parents are not for it.
By Fareeha Iftikhar & Kainat Sarfaraz, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 10:47 AM IST
As many as 53 people were killed and more than 400 injured in the riots that broke out in parts of north-east Delhi on February 23, 2020.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 04:22 AM IST
The university had once before in 2014 introduced the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). It, however, was scrapped by the government after protests by students and teachers the same year.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 01:28 AM IST
The Delhi’s directorate of education (DoE) had ordered schools not to deny access to online education to students unable to pay fees due to the pandemic
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 12:31 AM IST
Schools across the country were closed for several months since March last year as part of restrictions put in place to curb the coronavirus disease crisis.
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2021 05:39 AM IST
The forms will be available on the websites of schools from February 18. The last date for submission of forms is March 4
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2021 10:54 AM IST
On November 26, thousands descended at Delhi’s border to protest against three contentious farm laws that had been passed by the Centre in September last year
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 07:54 AM IST
The centralised process for admissions to entry-level classes for over 200,000 seats in around 1,700 private schools, which usually commences in November or December, has been delayed by over two months due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 02:47 PM IST
- The government has over the past few weeks reopened schools for classes 9 to 12 for the first time since classes moved online in March last year.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 03:29 AM IST
Home minister Amit Shah met NSA Ajit Doval to review the security situation in Delhi ahead of the farmers’ highway blockade on Feb 6.
By Karn Pratap Singh, Fareeha Iftikhar, Anvit Shrivastava and Neeraj Mohan
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 11:36 PM IST
New Delhi/Karnal Farm unions agitating against three agriculture laws announced on Thursday that no protester will enter Delhi during a three-hour nationwide highway blockade on February 6 in a bid to avoid a repeat of the clashes and violence witnesses on Republic Day
By Anvit Srivastava, Fareeha Iftikhar & Karn Pratap, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2021 12:20 PM IST
On Thursday, a new wall-like structure came up at the Tikri border protest site, where hundreds of farmers have been protesting against the three new farm laws for over two months
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 02:21 AM IST
The data, culled from the education department of Delhi, and civic bodies that run the municipal schools, shows that these children have simply fallen off the map -- the schools say they can’t trace them.
According to the CBSE date sheet, Class 10 board exams will end on June 7 and Class 12 board exams on June 11. The board said authorities will have to follow guidelines against Covid-19.
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 03:45 AM IST
Farmers have been protesting at Delhi’s borders with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh at Ghazipur, Tikri and Singhu against the three farm laws for over two months.
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2021 04:01 AM IST
The measures, farm leaders said, will help “revive” the protest, which met a rude jolt after the Republic Day incident.
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 06:10 AM IST
- At least 394 policemen were injured in violence at different spots in the city during the agitation.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 12:53 AM IST
- On Tuesday, a group of farmers who started the tractor march from the Tikri border broke police barricades to veer away from the agreed-upon route between the farm unions and Delhi Police.
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 04:40 AM IST
- Sporadic clashes continued between till late in the evening, even as the vast majority of the protestors continued their parade without incidence.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 02:32 AM IST
- At many places, local residents showered flower petals on the rally.