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Delhi girl tops CBSE Class XII exams, pass percentage in private schools dips
Mon, May 23, 2016

Sukriti Gupta, a student of New Delhi’s Montfort School in Ashok Vihar, scored 99.4 per cent, topping Class XII exams.

Govt comes up with plan to check fee hike by 450 private schools
Sun, May 08, 2016

After receiving more than 1,500 complaints from parents in the last two weeks, the government has sent out directives to more than 20 private schools, asking them to roll back the hiked fee.

RSS: Western nationalism hurting national sentiment
Sat, May 07, 2016

Gopal stressed on the need to differentiate between the ‘western concept of nation’ from the Indian concept of ‘rashtra’ and the feeling of ‘rashtrabhavna'.

Sisodia on ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ row: I dream of inclusiveness
Fri, Apr 29, 2016

The AAP leader said he dreamt of an inclusive society but the problem with inclusiveness was that “it doesn't give you the chance to be exclusive, which at present is the foundation stone of our society".

DU college to Prof Saibaba: Do not enter without permission
Fri, Apr 29, 2016

In a letter to Prof Saibaba, Vijay Sharma, principal of the college, termed his recent visits to the college “unauthorised and unwarranted conduct”.

Arvind Kejriwal launches app to improve maintenance of Delhi govt schools
Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Kejriwal was speaking at the launch of a new application meant for assisting newly-appointed estate managers in government schools.

Some rules in Delhi University women’s hostels: Paying for fax from parents, entry time that changes with season
Sun, Apr 24, 2016

A few days ago, residents of Delhi University’s Rajiv Gandhi Hostel for Girls held protests against an order to leave their hostel rooms during the summer vacation.

New women’s hostel attracts students’ ire: Hindu College hostel rules dictate how to dress, allow random checks
Sun, Apr 24, 2016

The rules set by authorities for the new women’s hostel at Hindu College have come under fire, with students terming them “regressive and ridiculous”.

ABVP wants focus on Sanskrit, ancient India
Sat, Apr 23, 2016

ABVP, the RSS’s student front, has recommended that regulatory bodies should give priority to institutions that start teaching in Indian languages.

Delhi: IIT ‘open house’ to showcase 500 projects
Sat, Apr 23, 2016

One of the main projects this year is the ‘Preparation of Master Plan of Drainage for NCT of Delhi’. The project — to formulate a master drainage plan for the city by 2021 — was given to IIT by the Delhi government.

Delhi: Refund enhanced fee, govt tells GD Salwan Public School
Sat, Apr 23, 2016

The government acted after 250 parents met Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and alleged that the school had increased the fee by 12 per cent for entry level classes, and by 10 per cent for senior classes, without seeking government sanction.

Delhi University may hold MPhil and PhD entrance exams in other cities
Sat, Apr 23, 2016

The DU vice-chancellor has constituted an 18-member standing committee, comprising deans of various faculties, to discuss the proposal .

Delhi University colleges to introduce new courses, add 2,000 UG seats
Wed, Apr 20, 2016

Other educational institutions including Bharti College, Ramanujan College and Daulat Ram College may also add a few new courses.

Noida BMW hit and run case: Family of 20-yr-old killed protest with body on road
Mon, Apr 18, 2016

Ali, 20, had succumbed to injuries in Safdurjung Hospital a few hours after the accident Saturday.

Odd-Even phase II: Parents consider school leaves, car swap, carpool, cabs to deal with curbs
Mon, Apr 18, 2016

Parents are also worried about the government making the scheme a permanent fixture.

Fee hike: DPS Mathura Road, Rohini to refund excess fee
Sun, Apr 17, 2016

While DPS Mathura Road hiked its fee by 15 to 20 per cent, DPS Rohini hiked it by 13-20 per cent, said the order.

Fee hike: Govt orders private schools to submit proposals by May 31
Sun, Apr 17, 2016

Schools which have already hiked fees prior to the government’s orders will be required to adjust the fee based on the DoE’s response to their proposal.

Eye on pvt schools: Govt sets up complaint centre to receive grievances
Fri, Apr 15, 2016

Parents can raise their concerns on this forum without any fear of harassment by school authorities, said government officials.

In a first, Delhi University to hold PG entrance tests outside Delhi too
Fri, Apr 15, 2016

Nearly 8,000 students enrol every year in PG courses in DU.

Odd-even did reduce pollution, just not as much, says Arvind Kejriwal
Fri, Apr 15, 2016

Speaking to students at the Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in Moti Bagh, he pointed out the steps taken by his government to control pollution in the capital.

Takeover notice: Maxfort School to approach L-G
Wed, Apr 13, 2016

Stating that the L-G was “impartial” and “the ultimate authority” to decide matters, the school said it would send its representation to him.

Schools say they have no option: Parents up in arms over fee hike by Delhi schools
Wed, Apr 13, 2016

On Monday, as many as 100 parents protested outside Kalka Public School over the hike.

Citing violations, govt asks Maxfort School why it shouldn’t take over their management
Tue, Apr 12, 2016

Education minister Manish Sisodia said, “... We have issued showcause notices for the takeover of two branches of Maxfort. We are preparing to take over Maxfort Rohini and Pitampura...”

Seminar disrupted over calls to chant ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’
Sat, Apr 09, 2016

The organisers of the event said they are planning to report the incident to the police and principal Saturday.

From domestic help to construction workers, meet the women e-rickshaw drivers in Delhi
Fri, Apr 01, 2016

The women, all of whom will get pink e-rickshaws equipped with CCTV cameras and a set of uniforms, will have to pay Rs 200 per day for two years.