Smriti Irani

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DU teachers meet Irani, seek V-C Dinesh Singh’s ouster

DUTA members met Irani and submitted a memorandum on the various issues being faced by the teachers.

Central varsities: HRD Ministry pushes for common norms

There are currently 40 central universities under the Ministry, of which 16 were created in 2009 under one Act.

Route foreign funding through MEA: HRD ministry

There was also a session on a ‘single Act for central universities’ based on the A M Pathan committee report.


Will follow constitution: Smriti on school books

Irani downplayed controversies surrounding the appointment of a few vice-chancellors during the UPA regime.

Smriti Irani to meet 39 V-Cs, role of alumni tops agenda

Another key area of discussion will be “internationalisation strategy” for the universities with respect to academic collaborations, faculty and students.


Smriti: Higher institutes must have courses on rural uplift

She observed that higher technical institutes today are far removed from rural India.


Smriti Irani to build Amethi as political base, pushes for development

Smriti Irani is planning to bring in developments through the Centre to maintain contact with the people of Amethi.

Mired in controversy, Irani left with little time for policy initiatives

The books have titles like Indianisation of Education, Brilliant India and Vedic Mathematics.


Goa Congress slams Modi’s Teachers’ Day telecast

The Congress has questioned as to why children should be forced to view it in school, as they can watch it at home.


Teachers’ Day: Many city schools can’t screen Modi address on same day

Schools claim they are yet to receive an official notification from state.

Teachers’ Day: Govt says listening to speech is ‘voluntary’

Modi is scheduled to interact with around 1,000 students at the Manekshaw Auditorium on September 5.

Media briefing

Keeping the media at an arm’s length may not always be a wise strategy for the government, the BJP seems to be realising.


Smriti Irani slams ‘politicisation’ of Centre’s Teachers’ Day plans

Smriti Irani rejected reports that the Centre was celebrating teachers’ day as ‘Guru Utsav’.


Centre’s move on Teacher’s Day comes under attack

As the government’s decision came under attack, Smriti Irani met the media twice on the day to do damage-control.

Smriti tells IIMs to create talent pool for development

Irani laid down a 13-point agenda for the IIMs to contribute to national development goals.

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