India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 5, 2015
Coming to the aid of admission seekers, UGC has asked all vice chancellors to ensure institutes display on their websites the detailed fee structure and other expenses along with admission procedure and placement records.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 4, 2015
Amid a raging controversy over the alleged molestation at Stephen's College, HRD Ministry today asked UGC to take "appropriate measure" to ensure the institute's Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) completes the enquiry "expeditiously" and "impartial...
Delhi News | Reported by Snigdha Basu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 3, 2015
A research scholar who has alleged sexual harassment by a professor at Delhi's St Stephen's college has released an audio recording that she claims proves that the principal, Valson Thampu, tried to get her to withdraw her complaint.
India News | Written by Bhairavi Singh | Tuesday June 30, 2015
The controversial Draft Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bill that seeks to curtail autonomy of the IIMs is likely to be tabled in the upcoming monsoon session of parliament by the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry, say sources.
Blog | IIM (Bangalore) alumni | Monday June 29, 2015
The IIMs have historically been given more autonomy than many Indian institutions, and they have handled this freedom with a great deal of care.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Friday June 26, 2015
Confrontation seems to be on the cards between the Indian Institutes of Management and the Union human resources development ministry over the contentious draft IIM bill, which was put up for public consultation by the ministry.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 24, 2015
Leading historians are in favour of making history textbooks more "balanced" and giving "proper space" to freedom fighters like Subhash Chandra Bose and Lala Lajpat Rai.
Opinion | Rukmini Bhaya Nair | Sunday May 31, 2015
If the political right to protest is sacred, both inside and outside Parliament where so many 'unacceptable' statements have been made of late, then so is the individual right to dissent.
Delhi News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday May 30, 2015
It has been a day of tit for tat political protests in the national capital with Delhi witnessing simultaneous protests by the Aam Aadmi Party and the BJP - the two parties that have been at loggerheads in a Centre vs State turf war.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday May 29, 2015
The ban on a student group by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras provoked a new clash between Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Union Minister Smriti Irani today.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday May 29, 2015
The ban on a student group by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, allegedly after an anonymous complaint to the central government, ignited a political storm in Delhi and protests against Union Education Minister Smriti Irani today.
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 | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 23, 2015
Breaking his silence, Chairman of IIT Bombay's Board of Governors Anil Kakodkar on Friday said he had resigned because he did not want to be part of the selection process of IIT directors which was "too casual" and like "running a lottery".
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 17, 2015
Delhi University (DU) has now said that it will not go ahead with the implementation of the Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS) if its Executive Council (EC) and Academic Council (AC) decide against the same.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 4, 2015
St Stephen's College's Supreme Council today passed a resolution stating that its alumni have not right to interfere in its internal matters even as a group of former students alleged "rampant illegalities" in the functioning of the college and sough...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 24, 2015
A Trinamool Congress (TMC) member in Lok Sabha today alleged "meddling and unwarranted interference" by government in the affairs of educational institutions and advocated the need for respect to teachers and students.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday April 17, 2015
A group of opposition lawmakers has written to President Pranab Mukherjee, alleging that the Rashtriya Sevak Sangh and the Ministry of Human Resources Development headed by Smriti Irani are systematically damaging the IITs and institutes of higher ed...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 2, 2015
The deck has been cleared for setting up of the first government engineering college in Arunachal Pradesh with the Union HRD Ministry approving the establishment of the college at Toru in Papum Pare district to help provide technical education.
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 | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 19, 2015
Amidst complaints among CBSE class XII students over the "difficulty level" of their mathematics examination, the board has called some school principals for a meeting to discuss the matter and is also considering whether to give a relaxation in the ...
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 18, 2015
The Human Resource Development Ministry was hit by yet another controversy with chairman of IIT Bombay's board of governors and nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar resigning apparently due to differences with the Ministry over selection of some IIT direc...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 14, 2015
To encourage people to read books, the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry would approach the Railway and the Civil Aviation ministries to set up book stalls of National Book Trust (NBT) on platforms and in airports.
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.