Union minister Ravi Shanker Prasad on Sunday had also targetted Congress and said that Gandhi became a “janeudhari” and flaunted his Brahmin lineage when he went to Gujarat and Karnataka for election campaigns and after the polls, he is patronising Muslims.
Speaking to the media on the 43rd anniversary of the 1975 Emergency, Javadekar added this will help students understand why the period of Emergency was considered to be the second freedom struggle.
After a woman NSUI worker from Chhattisgarh levelled sexual harassment charge against the student organisation’s national president, Fairoz Khan, the Congress on Monday set up a three-member committee to probe the matter.
HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said that Congress president Rahul Gandhi should seek “apology” before talking about freedom of press and judiciary in the country.
With some IITs expressing concerns about filling up all 11,000 seats based on the merit list, the government, eventually, issued directions to IIT Kanpur, the organising institute this year, to release an extended merit list.
In addition to the clause on fee, some of the older IIMs have also objected to the provision that mandates the institutes to sign an annual Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government on performance parameters, student intake, expansion of institute..
The jury will select the best teachers for the award on the basis of their style of teachings and innovations and revolutionary changes in education system.
The Organiser’s editorial states that the elections will come and go and leaders like Rahul will emerge and fade away. “But the Gandhian values are the torch-bearers not only for this nation and but for the entire humanity, they should remain undamaged.”
CBSE had announced the examination schedule for this year after the Delhi High Court ordered the board in April to conduct CTET in four months. CTET was last held in September 2016.
The Centre has also scrapped the no-detention policy, which will allow schools to detain students till Class 8 if they fail in annual examination.
“We are going to include various aspects of a healthy lifestyle in the curriculum. Students need to know what all is to be done to lead a healthy lifestyle,” Prakash Javadekar said
The Indian Express has first reported on June 12 that, for the first time in seven years, the number of candidates on the merit list is less than twice the number of total seats on offer.
For direct recruitment in colleges, a masters degree with NET or PhD would remain the minimum eligibility criterion. For the first time, promotion in colleges will be up to the level of professor.
Announcing the new regulations of the University Grants Commission (UGC), Prakash Javadekar said Academic Performance Indicators (API), resisted by many as research was made compulsory for college teachers, has been scrapped so that they can focus on teaching.
Stating that there is widespread anger about “artificially fixed prices of petrol, diesel and LPG”, the senior Congress leader said there is “absolutely no reason why prices (of petroleum products) should be higher than what they were in May-June 2014.”