Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

DIPTI SINGH

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One Raj Bhavan’s wisdom: RTI only if it is in public interest
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

It states that it was issued as per the advice of the state’s legal department and that it was based on a judgment of the Karnataka High Court.

MNS draws a blank in Mumbai, stares at dead end
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Raj Thackeray’s party loses all its six seats in city.

MU V-C walks out of senate meet, members cry foul
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

During debates on contractual teachers and several colleges collecting additional fees, he expressed lack of control over moderating the meeting.

Campus Cabinet: Half of Chavan’s ministers involved in business of education
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

While there are no estimates for how big the business is, an educational institution does bring money to politicians.

Wounded Sena faces a fight for lost turf
Sun, Oct 12, 2014

In Thane too, the 2009 Assembly elections were a setback for the Sena with the NCP gaining ground there with MNS acting as a spoiler.

Anandiben changes tune to win Maharashtra back
Sun, Oct 12, 2014

Patel’s latest remarks echoed the line taken by PM Narendra Modi.

Tawde takes road ‘less travelled’ as maiden battle seems tall order
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

An electorate of 3.24 lakh, Borivali predominantly has middle-class mixed population, including Gujaratis and Marathis.

Plot thickens with MNS candidate’s namesake in fray as Independent
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

The 26 year-old Independent candidate is a resident of Ahmednagar and had given Gorai (Borivali) as his address in the affidavit.

Gujarat CM remarks lend bite to MNS, Sena attack on Modi
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

MNS chief Raj Thackeray too raised the matter at his rally in Bhandup on Sunday, where he regretted endorsing Narendra Modi for the post of Prime Minister.

Gujarat CM remarks lend bite to MNS, Sena attack on Modi
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

The MNS chief alleged that BJP was asking for a majority so that they could eventually direct all that is coming to Maharashtra to Gujarat.

Anandiben’s remarks lend bite to MNS, Sena attack on Modi
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

MNS chief Raj Thackeray too raised the matter at his rally in Bhandup on Sunday.

‘Difficult to understand who is involved in decision-making in Congress now’
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

At a recent Idea Exchange , Sharad Pawar discusses the split from the Congress, Prithviraj Chavan’s chances and Narendra Modi.

‘Sitting MLA Ghosalkar has done nothing, he has taken credit for work done by others’
Fri, Oct 03, 2014

The biggest issue of the constituency was the sitting MLA who did nothing for the constituency in his five years tenure.

Associations oppose retrenchment of teachers to maintain state’s new ratio
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

MRSP has been agitating against this “ploy” of the government as surplus teaching and non-teaching staff, who are on probation are being laid off.

‘MNS stand has never been anti-north Indians’
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

As long as a person is born and brought up here and has been living here for generations, how does it matter if he/she is Chaubey or Chaure.

‘MNS stand has never been anti-north Indians’
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

While Thakur complex is dominated by Congress voters, the slum pockets have often been inclined towards the Shiv Sena.

Anandiben speech heats up Marathi vs Gujarati debate
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Patel began to read a speech in heavily accented English, then switched over to Gujarati.

Election duty hampering HSC exam work, say junior college teachers
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

Board officials have assured that they are trying to resolve the matter and are in touch with the collector.

Mumbai among top hometowns of foreign students in US: Think-tank
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

The study by Brookings said that 27 per cent of Mumbai’s students in the US are pursuing engineering degrees.

For BJP’s safest seat in Mumbai, MP Shetty picks Vinod Tawde
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

Tawde will contest from the Borivali Vidhan Sabha constituency, earlier represented by Gopal Shetty.

‘Ailing teachers should be exempted from poll duty’
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

Teachers’ bodies will also urge EC to exempt those aged over 50 years from election duty.

‘Over-age’ principals: Education inspector seeks withdrawal of NOC to five schools
Mon, Sep 22, 2014

Some schools claimed that they have new principals and still they are receiving notices by the department.

Programme held for transgenders to increase their awareness on legal aid
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

Transgenders, attending an event aimed at improving awareness of their legal rights, said that from denial of housing to criminalisation, they faced a series of hurdles compounded by the lack of legal aid. The Ulhasnagar Taluka Legal Services Authority along with community-based organisation (CBO) Kinnar Asmita and the student social workers of the Tata Institute […]

5 top schools get notice for principals past retirement age
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Schools say they are not aided by govt and so not bound by its rule

No more holidaying for teachers in name of meets
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

No more extended leaves for academic meets, says Government Resolution.

Absent from school for a day, nine-yr-old ‘beaten up’ by teacher
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

School principal Madhavi Naik said the school management would investigate the matter.

MU: Senate members to protest IDOL’s move to discontinue freeship schemes
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

Some senate members of the Mumbai University have threatened to protest against the decision of the university’s Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) to discontinue various freeship schemes from the current academic year. Senate members said the move would discourage many students from poor backgrounds from pursuing higher studies. University officials have, however, maintained […]

MU set to become India’s first varsity to get its own ship
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

The vessel will be of 20 metres in length, nine metres breadth and three metres in depth, and will have a crew capacity of 15.

Estate agents withdraw eviction notices sent to 25 Nigerian students
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

The estate agents cited restrictions from the police as the reason for serving the notices.

Estate agents ‘fear’ the cops, not the Nigerians
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

The agents have now placed the onus on the local police, which in turn say they had not indulged in any racial profiling.

Nigerian students in Mumbai colony told to move out
Wed, Sep 03, 2014

ACP Kishor Jadhav said no eviction notices had been sent by the police.

Seats reserved under RTE vacant in 67 per cent schools
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

In first two rounds of admissions, BMC could fill only 2,329 of 6,392 vacant seats

No official word on plan to screen PM’s speech: Schools
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

Prime Minister’s address to students will be broadcast to nearly 20 crore youngsters across India, says HRD ministry

MU’s grievance cell conducts hearings in two cases
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

Two major cases which involved allegations of student exploitation and cheating by Nalanda Law College.

3 boys drown while trying to flee hostel
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

According to police, the school authorities had reported about the boys going missing on Monday night.

Fearing de-recognition, Goregaon school re-admits eight underprivileged students it expelled earlier
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Parents of these students said the school has been trying to get their wards out since they were admitted.

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