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Delhi caps weight of school bags for classes 1 to 10

The decision of the Delhi Directorate of Education follows Centre's order and guidelines for capping the weight of school bags for classes one to ten

HRD: Domestic ranking of Indian institutions by April 2016

The new ranking will encourage domestic institutions to compete and improve


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.

IIT Kharagpur wants whistleblower out

The SC once called Prof Kumar one of the “unsung heroes who helped improve the system”.

Higher spending on education: Smriti Irani

The youngest in the Modi Cabinet spoke of the importance of consensus building even as the Congress questioned how a non-graduate could be made HRD minister.

Panel suggests probe into appointment of IGNOU V-C

The Parliamentary panel said it appeared the V-C and HRD ministry had a “vested interest”.


Vested interests didn’t allow panel report to get Parliament nod,says Prof Yash Pal

Yash Pal,on Thursday,pointed out some people had vested interests in not allowing Yash Pal Committee report of 2009 get approval in the Parliament.

5 teachers among 336 to be awarded today

The awardees will be handed over a certificate of merit,a cash reward of Rs 25,000 and a silver medal

IITs get ready for third-party performance assessment

Review will also assess the institutes on indicators like the number of international students enrolled.

Govt rejects states’ demand to extend RTE deadline

Many states have sought an extension of the deadline,but there is also all round support for what has been achieved by the Act so far.

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Smriti Irani to address rally in Durgapur

Durgapur (West Bengal), Jan 27 (ANI): Preparations are in full swing for Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani's rally in Durgapur district of West Bengal on Wednesday. People and supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have gathered to be a part of this rally. With the 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections round the corner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is targeting fringe districts that share borders with Bangladesh to begin their election poll campaign.

Kejriwal attacks Smriti Irani over Hyderabad suicide case

Hyderabad, Jan 21 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited the University of Hyderabad on Thursday. Addressing the students, Kejriwal flayed the Centre over Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani's clarification over the death of a Dalit scholar. He said the issue is not about Dalits but ‘injustice’. He strongly condemned the ‘caste angle’ given to Rohith Vemula's death by Smriti Irani. He added that it is shameful that the minister used words like ‘extremist’, ‘casteist’ and ‘anti-national’ in her letter.


Irani ‘lied’ to nation over Dalit scholar’s death: Congress

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Thursday attacked Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Smriti Irani for “lying” and giving “false” information to the nation about the Dalit scholar suicide case. Randeep said both Irani and her Cabinet colleague Bandaru Dattatreya should be sacked immediately for allegedly putting pressure on the university to suspend five Dalit students, including Rohith Vemula who committed suicide.He added that this shows that BJP and its government can go to any extent to support their people.