Autonomy of IIM Under Threat?
Aug 7, 2015
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 10, 2015
Seeking to allay concerns about the contentious Indian Institute of Management (IIM) bill, government today held discussions with the institute directors who have raised fears about the legislation undermining their autonomy.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 30, 2015
A consultation seminar on the country's new education policy was organised by the Gujarat government, where suggestions of many academicians were taken. The Human and Resources Development ministry is in the process of drafting a policy after 29 years.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 29, 2015
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has sought online comments from students for making recommendation to the draft of new education policy which is likely to come out by the year-end.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
Up in arms over reports of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy being offered the position of Vice Chancellor of the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University, the student community has threatened to resist any attempts to saffronise the campus, terming the BJP leader as a "regressive figure".
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 23, 2015
HRD Ministry is believed to have offered the post of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) vice chancellor to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, but he has put some conditions before accepting the coveted post.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 17, 2015
Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani will preside over a meeting of higher education ministers of the Northeast region tomorrow, as a part of the Centre's initiative to involve all stakeholders in formulation of the new higher education policy, said a minister.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 15, 2015
The world's longest chain of continental volcanoes has been discovered stretching for over 2,000 km along eastern Australia, a study showed today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 11, 2015
Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Binita Thakur was today appointed as Director of National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID), a robust intelligence gathering mechanism set up to track any terror suspect and incident, to enhance India's counter terror capabilities.
India News | Pres Trust of India | Friday September 4, 2015
Students would soon get aptitude certificates in place of character certificates at the end of schooling, reflecting their overall personality, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 4, 2015
800 students and 60 teachers from various schools in New Delhi will interact with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today along with students from across the country who have excelled in various activities.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 18, 2015
To make the school bags of students lighter, a set of guidelines has been proposed by the Centre suggesting steps such as well-designed timetables and use of child-friendly rucksacks.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 15, 2015
The Government has claimed to have achieved the target of ensuring separate toilets for boys and girls in all schools of the country within a year as promised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his last Independence Day speech.
Others News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday August 14, 2015
Students of the Pondicherry University have temporarily withdrawn their strike, and were joined by many members of the faculty in celebrations by dancing and distributing sweets, a day after its Vice Chancellor, Dr Chandra Krishnamoorthy, went on a week-long leave, reportedly on instructions from the Human Resources Development (HRD) ministry. A se...
Others News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 14, 2015
The first woman Vice Chancellor of Pondicherry University, Chandra Krishnamoorthy, has been asked to go on leave by the Human Resources Development (HRD) ministry, after students launched a protest demanding her removal for causing administrative chaos.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 11, 2015
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) today summoned St Stephen's principal Valson Thampu and college professor Satish Kumar after receiving a complaint from the research scholar, who has accused the latter of sexual harassment.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
Faced with criticism over the draft IIM Bill, government today indicated "reviewing" and "correcting any inconsistencies" as it sought to reach out to the prestigious B-schools, making its first reaction to the controversy surrounding the legislation.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 4, 2015
The heads of some educational organisations have stepped down because of "personal reasons" and not because of pressure by the HRD ministry, the government said on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 3, 2015
The resignations of heads of some educational bodies were "entirely on personal reasons", Government today said, and dismissed suggestions they stepped down because of pressure from the HRD Ministry.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 1, 2015
The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has directed that an FIR be lodged after it came to light that a communication was received by a private varsity in Moradabad on a forged letterhead of Union Minister Smriti Irani directing it to reinstate a sacked faculty member.
Delhi News | Press Trust of Inda | Thursday July 30, 2015
Against the backdrop St Stephen's molestation row, the college's principal Valson Thampu today met senior University Grants Commission (UGC) officials and hailed their "support" for the institute.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 30, 2015
In a show of solidarity with the students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) who are protesting against the appointment of their chairman by the Centre, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will meet them in Pune on Friday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
The Centre has not earmarked separate funds for 'Prime Minister's New 15 Point Programme for the Welfare of Minorities', an RTI query has revealed.
India News | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Monday July 20, 2015
The otherwise peaceful IIT Delhi campus has been in the news for the past several months over the exit of its Director, R K Shevgaonkar, over run-ins with the new government.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani is understood to have held deliberations with functionaries of some RSS-affiliated education bodies today as her ministry is in the midst of drafting a new education policy.