Cong 99
BJP 73
OTH 24

Madhya Pradesh

Cong 114
BJP 109


Cong 68
BJP 15


TDP-Cong 21


MNF 26
Cong 5
*Total Tally Reflects Leads + Wins

Ritika Chopra

Articles By Ritika Chopra

Senior executives can now apply to be IIM director

Before the IIM Act kicked in this January, there were no fixed recruitment rules for the post of director. However, in the last decade, a PhD along with teaching experience has been a prerequisite for the post.

HRD Ministry to move NIT-Uttarakhand students to satellite campus in Jaipur

Roughly 625 students of NIT-Uttarakhand will join the satellite campus by December 15 and stay there till the end of their programme. “Their degree, however, will be awarded by NIT-Uttarakhand,” Subrahmanyam clarified.

EC orders end to data collection, AAP govt says it’s not your right

In a data collection drive, the Delhi government had asked all schools to compile comprehensive data of all students, their guardians and siblings, with their mobile numbers, voter ID details, and educational qualifications.

OECD agrees to tweak PISA questions to fit Indian context

India stayed away from PISA in 2012 and 2015 on account of its dismal performance in 2009, when it was placed 72nd among the 74 participating countries.

HRD writes to Revenue Dept seeking tax exemption for IIM-A

In his letter to Adhia, Subrahmanyam is learnt to have urged him to consider IIM-A’s request that its long-duration degree and diploma programmes should be treated as educational programmes

Tracking Change: In Century Of Biology, IITs Make Space For Life Science

The curriculum tweak by the IITs, however, isn’t just limited to the introduction of basics of biology. IIT-Madras, which has a mandatory course since 2005, revamped it in 2015 to introduce electives, such as big data in biology, bio-energy.

Amid spat with V-C, Chancellor refuses to attend convocation at Hyderabad’s Urdu University

Ahmed was appointed as MANUU Chancellor in May this year

IIM autonomy: HRD (Irani) resisted but PMO pushed, helped by HRD (Javadekar)

The Indian Express under the Right to Information Act show that much before the law was passed by Parliament, on December 19 last year, there was a strong difference of opinion within the government too — over IIM autonomy and accountability.

IIM-A writes to govt, opposes PhD criteria

Justifying his opposition to the CGPA criterion, IIM-A director Erol D’Souza said that this is inconsistent with the practice followed by institutes before the new IIM Act kicked in.

Explained: Why Mizoram wants CEO out

Amid protests in state, poll panel takes steps towards replacing its officer. A look at the Bru tribal issue at the centre of the controversy, and how it led to a state govt vs EC showdown culminating in latest move.

HRD announces process for setting up new Board of Governors for IIMs

A communique issued by the ministry said that each of the Boards had to be constituted afresh with the three ex-officio members — institute’s current director, existing representatives of the state government and Union government on the Board.

Mizoram elections: EC seeks panel for CEO post from state government

Commission to decide on transfer of incumbent CEO SB Shashank after examining suitability of candidates suggested by Mizoram Chief Secretary.

AAP questions Election Commission’s reliance on I-T report

The EC show cause notice had also pointed out that the party had made incorrect disclosures on its official website and furnished false information under Section 29C of the RP Act.

Protests in Mizoram seek CEO removal, election panel sends team

The massive rally and the EC’s move came after Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding Shashank’s removal.

President Kovind accepts Motihari V-C resignation

MGCU vice-chancellor Arvind Kumar Agrawal submitted his resignation to the government, in person, on October 26, amid allegations of falsifying his academic records.

After complaint, EC orders removal of Mizoram principal secretary

The state government received Chuaungo’s transfer orders from the Commission on Friday.

After ABVP calls him anti-national and wants him out, historian Ramachandra Guha won’t teach in Gujarat

Sources said the AU administration reached out to Ramachandra Guha on Monday to discuss the possibility of deferring the date of his joining. He was supposed to join Ahmedabad University on February 1, 2019.

Mizoram elections: Top official meddling in voter rolls, should be out, says Chief Electoral Officer

In a letter dated October 29, the CEO is learnt to have highlighted the “active role” played by principal secretary Lalnunmawia Chuaungo in abetting the government’s intrusion in electoral roll revision and deployment of central armed police forces.

In a first, IIM-Indore selects director with less than 10 years’ experience as professor

The Board of Governors (BoG), headed by Deepak M Satwalekar, met on Wednesday to deliberate over four names shortlisted by the search-cum-selection committee for the director’s post and selected Himanshu Rai of IIM-Lucknow for the top job.

Govt likely to accept Motihari V-C resignation, relieve him by November 15

MGCU vice-chancellor Arvind Kumar Agrawal submitted his resignation to the government, in person, on October 26, amid allegations of falsifying his academic records.