India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday July 3, 2016
Texts from the holy books of various religions will be incorporated in the curriculum of government schools in Haryana from this month, a minister said today.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 30, 2016
After a gap of over 20 years, the Haryana government has decided to get student unions elections conducted in colleges and universities in the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 30, 2016
Students in Haryana will be taught about Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee and freedom fighter Veer Savarkar under moral education, apart from texts from Gita and holy books of various religions, according to state education minister Rambilas Sharma.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 11, 2016
School teachers in Haryana have been told not to wear jeans at work and to be formally dressed.
India News | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel and Tanima Biswas, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday June 6, 2016
The Delhi Police has declared Section 144, banning large gatherings in border districts this evening as the Jats carried on protests for quota in jobs and education in neighbouring Haryana.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 2, 2016
The Jat Sangharsh Samiti on Wednesday said the community will not protest for quota in government jobs and education institutions till July 21, the date by which the Punjab and Haryana High Court has sought the state government's reply.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 28, 2016
The Haryana Cabinet today passed a Bill to provide reservation in government jobs and education to Jats who had set an April 3 deadline for their demand to be met following their violent agitation last month.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 11, 2016
The Jat community's recent violent agitation for reservation in education and jobs caused a loss amounting to over Rs 250 crore to the Railways, a senior Northern Railway official said today.
Ketki Angre | Tuesday April 5, 2016
With the seat reserved for a woman, Mohammed Hanif married someone who could contest the elections.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Jatin Gandhi | Sunday February 21, 2016
Violence continued in different parts of Haryana, particularly Rohtak and Jind, as protesters demanding reservation in jobs and education for the Jat community set fire to police vehicles, buses, hotels and a mall. Despite a curfew and Army presence, protesters continued violence in Rohtak setting a petrol pump on fire.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Saturday February 20, 2016
Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Manohar Parrikar, Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley reviewed the violence in Haryana on Friday as Jat protesters demanding reservation in jobs and education set fire to a minister's home and a mall, damaged property and burnt police vehicles. They even looted guns from an armoury. Mobs blocked highways and rail tracks. Big ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 26, 2015
A new law in Haryana and Rajasthan mandating that only those having minimum educational qualifications can contest panchayat elections, has found little support from the Congress which dubbed the move as one "hurting constitutional rights".
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Thursday December 10, 2015
A law that set mandatory educational qualifications for candidates contesting Panchayat elections in the Haryana was upheld by the Supreme Court today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 2, 2015
Haryana Education Department officials on Tuesday questioned the students of a government senior secondary school at Hat village here over allegations that they were made to whitewash and paint the classroom walls.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 8, 2015
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today expressed happiness over achieving "positive results" in promoting education of girl child and curbing female foeticide under the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' programme in the last one year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 5, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Haryana today and would lay the foundation stone of 341 kms long three Highway projects at Rajiv Gandhi Education City in Rai of Sonipat district.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 26, 2015
Private schools in Haryana will have to reserve 10 per cent seats for children belonging to Economically Weaker Sections for classes 2 to 12, according to a state government decision taken today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 21, 2015
Fixation of minimum educational qualifications to contest panchayat elections would "straightaway" debar 50 per cent Indians, the Supreme Court today said while seeking Haryana government's opinion on it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 10, 2015
As many as 42 teachers, including 19 women, working at various government schools in the district have been booked for getting jobs allegedly on the basis of fake documents and impersonation during the recruitment examination.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 17, 2015
Haryana boy Vipul Garg has topped the All India Pre-Medical Test entrance examination 2015 while the second position has been bagged by Rajasthan's Khushi Tiwari.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 23, 2015
The All India Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental Test (AIPMT), 2015 will be re-conducted on July 25, the Central Board of Secondary Education said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 18, 2015
The Supreme Court today agreed to hear CBSE's plea seeking more time to re-conduct the All India Pre Medical Test-2015 exam (AIPMT 2015) which was scrapped in view of large-scale cheating in the test.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday June 12, 2015
The Supreme Court has deferred the decision on the All-India Pre-Medical Test for admission to the MBBS course, which had been marred by a paper leak. The court will decide on June 15 whether a reexamination will be held.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Thursday January 22, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose Haryana to launch the nationwide camnpaign called 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' (Save the Girl Child, Educate Her). The scheme will focus on fighting female foeticide and empowering women through education. Haryana has the worst sex ratio (number of females per 1,000 males) and child sex ratio in the country. Out of ...
Amritsar News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 30, 2013
On a nation-wide cycle tour to spread the message of peace and unity, Hira Lal Yadav on Monday reached the holy city saying he would highlight the problem of female foeticide in Punjab.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday March 23, 2013
A Congress legislator today apologised for making a remark at the coach of the national women's kabbadi team coach a day ago, police said.
Chandigarh News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 18, 2012
A senior officer in the Haryana Education Department was on Friday suspended for allegedly approving an educational software which had erroneously excluded Jammu and Kashmir from India's geographical map.
India News | Vikram Chowdhary | Saturday April 28, 2012
The Haryana government's education department has issued a new policy. A policy that says women teachers who get appointed for government teaching jobs will not be allowed to join work if they are found to be more than 12 weeks pregnant. This simply means, the terms of their employment will remain invalid till the time they are pregnant and become...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 6, 2011
Is this an age of online examinations using modern technology?A university here is conducting online examinations of its students by using a touchstone application developed by an IT company.Over 2,500 first semester BTech students of Manav Rachna International University are currently appearing for their online internal assessment, a top varsity o...
Chandigarh News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 3, 2011
The Haryana Government has decided to set up 2,600 computer laboratories in government schools in the state. "2,600 labs would be set up this year in government schools and as many as 52,000 computer tables would be purchased from the state forest department for this purpose," an official spokesman said here today. He said a decision to t...