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Maulana Abul Kalam Azad


Why National Education Day is celebrated on November 11

November 11, 2022 10:25 am

National Education Day is celebrated every year on November 11 as it marks the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, who was India's first education minister after independence.

Sir Syed Ahmed Khan and Maulana Azad show how to deal with hurt religious sentiments

July 07, 2022 8:38 am

Shafey Kidwai writes: Their judicious views on blasphemy are invested with the potential to solve the vexed issue

National Education Day 2021: Interesting facts about India's first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad 

November 11, 2021 5:35 pm

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad served as the first education minister of independent India from 1947 to 1958. He was posthumously honoured with India’s highest civilian award - Bharat Ratna in 1992. 

Ex-CBI chief says Maulana Azad, Leftists ‘whitewashed Islamic rule’

July 27, 2020 1:59 pm

M Nageswara Rao's post alleged this system patronised pro-Left academics and sidelined pro-Hindu nationalist scholars.

Muslim presence in India is as old as Islam — it's an insider’s tale

January 04, 2020 12:56 pm

It is the ability to find a vocabulary — political, unapologetic and involving large numbers of women — that makes the current moment unique.

Know why National Education Day is celebrated on November 11

November 11, 2020 11:26 am

National Education Day 2019: The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) on September 11, 2008 announced, "The Ministry has decided to commemorate the birthday of this great son of India by recalling his contribution to the cause of education in India."

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad statue pulled down in Bengal, blame game on

March 28, 2018 9:28 am

According to sources, local TMC leaders including MLA Arjun Singh and Bhatpara Municipality Chairman-in-Council Md Maqsood Alam participated in the rally, which began around 4 pm. The people were carrying swords and trishuls, said residents of the area.

Abul Kalam Azad, the lodestar

March 28, 2018 7:51 am

Abul Kalam Azad’s commitment to religion, the nation, lights the path for Muslims, secular Hindus

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar pays rich tributes to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

November 11, 2017 6:32 pm

"As the first Education Minister of the country, his contributions can never be forgotten," said JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar.

Remembering Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, India's first education minister

November 11, 2017 7:11 pm

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad always emphasised on quality education and considered schools as laboratories which produced future citizens of the country. He strongly believed in free primary education and compulsory education to all children upto the age of 14.