India had a Ministry of Education from Independence until 1985, when the Rajiv Gandhi government changed its name to HRD Ministry and made several associated Departments its part. The RSS has long been in favour of going back to the original name.
A stream of RSS affiliates were involved through the drafting process. There were meetings between RSS functionaries, education ministers of some BJP-ruled states, representatives of the Government and NEP drafting committee chairman K Kasturirangan.
Amit Shah sought this information at a meeting with the NCBC at his office on Tuesday. He had called the meeting to discuss the government’s proposal regarding inclusion of salary in family income to decide the creamy layer.
According to the RGF and RGCT's declarations on the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) website, the Rural India Supporting Trust (RIST) contributed a total of Rs 187.84 crore; the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation gave Rs 68.78 crore; and the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) gave Rs 59.61 crore.
How did the Act come to be? From 123-year-old proceedings of the Council of the Governor General of India, accessed by The Indian Express, a look at the circumstances and the debate on the legislation.
Referring to contributions from “foreign sources”, the department, which is the nodal point for SBK, stated that “all foreign contributions are received in an exclusive designated bank account held in State Bank of India”.
Under the Namami Gange project, Rs 700 crore was allocated to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, and Rs 50 crore was allocated to the Ghat Beautification of Riverfronts.
Several schemes of these ministries where there are real beneficiaries — Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, women, minorities, and disabled people — have shown very poor expenditure level in almost nine months.
Thirteen people are in judicial custody for the Firozabad anti-CAA violence, facing charges such as attempt to murder, dacoity and damaging public and private property, rioting and criminal intimidation.
The hospital version in most cases is that while the men carried bullet injuries, they had not found a bullet. Three of the victims were taken to Delhi's AIIMS and Safdarjung Hospitals, while one is being treated for spinal injuries at Apollo Hospital in the Capital.