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.
South | Press Trust India | Monday August 3, 2015
Scripting a new chapter in the higher education sector in Kerala, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) started functioning from a temporary campus here today.
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 | Sunday August 2, 2015
BJP workers, including the women members today staged a protest outside the residence of Congress leader Gurudas Kamat over his alleged offensive remarks against HRD Minister Smriti Irani.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Saturday August 1, 2015
Congress leader Gurudas Kamat was today asked by the National Commission for Women to explain within a week his offensive remarks against Education Minister Smriti Irani that have attracted much criticism.
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.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday July 31, 2015
Congress leader Gurudas Kamat has drawn much criticism for making offensive comments against union education minister Smriti Irani, who he has attacked before.
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
Amid a raging controversy over the draft IIM bill, government today said it was prepared by a committee headed by former chairman of IIM Trichy's board of governors M Damodaran and finalised after considering the observations and suggestions of the IIMs.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 30, 2015
St Stephen's research scholar who was allegedly molested by a college professor today warned him and college principal Valson Thampu of legal action if they do not facilitate disbursal of her stipend, access to her compounds and computational data within seven days.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Delhi High Court today exempted Union HRD minister Smriti Irani from personal appearance in a criminal defamation case filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 28, 2015
The government may rename the Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan after former President APJ Abdul Kalam, with HRD Minister Smriti Irani today stating that "I wish his name is associated with the programme" he had launched earlier this month.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2015
Union Human Resources Development (HRD) minister Smriti Irani on Thursday met the St Stephen's College molestation victim and asked Delhi University officials to ensure that the girl gets her stipend and unrestricted access to the lab, and that her research supervisor is immediately changed.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
As many as 2.86 lakh toilets have been constructed in schools across the country under the swachh vidyalaya initiative with Andaman and Nicobar, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Kerala, Puducherry and Sikkim achieving 100 per cent target.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
Facing open criticism over the draft IIM bill, Government on Wednesday said it has received opinions and suggestions from the stakeholders about the bill and will take a "decision" after taking them into consideration.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 22, 2015
Delhi has the maximum number of complaints of sexual harassment in educational institutions, the government said today.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday July 21, 2015
As it battled an aggressive Congress on the first day of the monsoon session of Parliament, the ruling BJP seemed to pin much on division in the opposition ranks on the issue of its senior leaders caught in scandals resigning.
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Congress President Sonia Gandhi is leading her party's protest at the Gandhi statue inside the Parliament premises against the suspension of 25 lawmakers by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
An article in Organiser - the organ of BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh - has alleged that prestigious institutes like IITs were being turned into places for "anti-India and anti-Hindu" activities.
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.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 6, 2015
Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday assured Delhi University students of that the officials will enquire with the varsity over mass failure in Sociology paper, triggering widespread resentment among the students.
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.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Monday June 29, 2015
One really can't blame Smriti Irani, our Education Minister, for the mess in education - since she is really not much educated herself.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
Sanskrit scholars from 60 countries began a five-day conference in Bangkok today with an inaugural speech by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who suggested that Sanskrit should be propagated so that "it purifies the minds of the people and thus sanctifies the whole world."