India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday May 29, 2015
A students' group has been banned at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras after an anonymous complaint to the central government, accused it of trying to "spread hatred" towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi through provocative pamphlets an...
India News | Agencies | Friday May 29, 2015
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has taken action against a students' study group over an anonymous complaint to the Central government that it was trying to "spread hatred" towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi by distributing provocat...
India News | Written by Niha Masih | Saturday May 23, 2015
In a condemnable incident, a child was found working at a press conference called by Junior Human Resource and Development (HRD) minister Ram Shankar Katheria at his house in Agra on Friday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 22, 2015
HRD Minister Smriti Irani would join about 40 education ministers from across the world in China this week at a UNESCO conference to deliberate on how information and communication technologies can be leveraged to support the achievements in educatio...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 17, 2015
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today welcomed Rajasthan government's decision to include a chapter on iconic figures like Maharana Pratap in school textbooks and said he would urge the HRD minister to consider inclusion of such chapters in CBSE sy...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 11, 2015
Ms Irani was responding to a question in the Rajya Sabha on whether the facility to study the language is available in the KVs after class 8.
India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Union Minister Smriti Irani is trending again on social media, this time for a fiery speech she broke into in Parliament in response to allegations of what opposition members called "saffronising" or giving a Hindu tinge to education.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 16, 2015
Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani may be included as a witness in the trial room voyeurism case involving a Fabindia outlet, a senior police official said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 16, 2015
A Delhi court will hear on April 25 a private complaint filed against Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani for allegedly giving "false" information about her educational qualification in her affidavits filed with the Election Commission of India.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 4, 2015
In yet another trial room snooping case, a worker of a Fabindia store in Maharashtra's Kolhapur has been arrested for allegedly filming a woman customer using his mobile phone, police officials told Press Trust of India on Saturday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 30, 2015
Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani has said that her ministry was working on a new National Education Policy (NEP) which would be formed by December this year.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav today said in Parliament that he has the utmost respect for Education Minister Smriti Irani, to whom he had said two days ago, "I know what you are."
India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Friday February 20, 2015
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Mauritius next month, he is unlikely to tour the IIT campus that has been set up on the island, said government sources.
India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Sunetra Choudhury | Wednesday February 4, 2015
Two weeks after a 17-year-old jumped off a Kolkata high-rise, Education Minister Smriti Irani will phone her family which alleges that she killed herself because she was harassed by her teachers.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjee | Wednesday February 4, 2015
A family in Kolkata has been torn asunder. The mother has gone away to her maternal home in Shillong, the father has fled his home because it is full of memories of his 17 year old daughter who has just died. Two weeks ago, she jumped off a high-rise...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 1, 2015
Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani today said the Rotary Club of India has partnered with her ministry to help one lakh children, who had stopped going to school due to various reasons, to continue with their education.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has mooted the idea of introducing lessons in fuel conservation in textbooks on the lines of environment studies to instill the habit of saving the scarce resource.
India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Friday January 16, 2015
Dinesh Singh, the Vice Chancellor or top administrator of Delhi University, has a long list of clashes with politicians and the government to show for his nearly-complete five-year tenure. The latest has parliamentarians accusing him of diverting fu...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 7, 2015
Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday said the government is planning to discuss the new education policy with various stakeholders within time-frame, and also visit villages to listen to people in this regard.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Opposition parties in Lok Sabha walked out of the House today, expressing displeasure over the Government's response to circular on good governance by the Human Resource Development or HRD ministry.
Opinion | Shobhaa De | Thursday December 18, 2014
Smriti Irani has reshaped our X'mas, writes Shobhaa De.
Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Wednesday December 17, 2014
A young minister shows no modernity, writes Rana Ayyub.
247 | Monday December 15, 2014
Despite their best efforts the shooting for the film could not be concluded within the stipulated time frame, therefore, she opted out of the film
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury; Edited by Mala Das | Monday December 15, 2014
Education minister Smriti Irani has denied that schools will be open on Christmas Day, but a circular sent out by the government's Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti has asked schools it runs to hold activities to observe 'good governance day' on December 25.