The Right to Education Act is effective above first standard and there was no law by which state government could regulate pre-primary admission process, Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde on Thursday said.
Asserting that India is the second largest source country of students who wish to study overseas, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Tuesday said they are looking forward to enhance the cooperation between the two countries in the field of education.
A delegation of senior Muslim leaders called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and apprised him of the community's various concerns, including the increasing radicalisation of youth and emerging threat of terrorism.
JEE (Main) 2015, the first step for admission to IITs as well as NITs, IIITs and other prestigious engineering institutes in the country, did not throw up any surprises for the candidates who appeared in the offline mode of test conducted on Saturday by the CBSE.
A California court said Friday that yoga classes taught at an elementary school do not violate students` right to religious freedom, after parents complained Hindu and Buddhist doctrines were being promoted.
Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Wednesday said the education sector in Jammu and Kashmir will be totally revamped to make it more research-oriented saying "the state has all the required ingredients to become an elite knowledge society."
Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday warned that "failure" to properly educate and provide "productive employment" to millions of Indians, especially youth, will have "serious economic and social implications" for the country.
Ruing that prosperity accompanied by material success has made the people selfish and self-centred, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on emphasised on the dissemination of moral education to make the society a better place to live in.