Allahabad V-C takes U-turn on ''political interference'' remark, calls HRD minister 'brilliant'

Allahabad V-C takes U-turn on ''political interference'' remark, calls HRD minister 'brilliant'

Allahabad University V-C RL Hangloo has written a letter to the Rajya Sabha Chairman stating that there has been no interference from the HRD Minister in the functioning of university.

CBSE Class 10th X Mathematics paper tough as per syllabus: Smriti Irani

CBSE Class 10th X Mathematics paper tough as per syllabus: Smriti Irani

A committee of subject experts had concluded that CBSE’s mathematics question paper for Class X Board examination 2016 was tough and based on syllabus.

NSUI accuses Centre of 'differential treatment' in handling JNU, NIT issues

According to police officials, several protesters were detained.

Srinagar NIT row: Tension prevails as local students oppose demands of outstation students

Srinagar NIT row: Tension prevails as local students oppose demands of outstation students

Local students at National Institute of Technology (NIT) have opposed most of the demands of outstation students, including that for permanent presence of central security forces, saying it will make the campus vulnerable to disturbance.

Centre assures safety of students as Srinagar NIT crisis deepens; first litmus test for Mehbooba

Centre assures safety of students as Srinagar NIT crisis deepens; first litmus test for Mehbooba

The Centre on Wednesday assured full safety of all outstation students studying at Srinagar's National Institute of Technology days after a bitter clash between two groups of students, which posed the first major challenge for the newly-installed coalition BJP-PDP government in the state headed by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.

HRD Ministry ranks JNU, Hyderabad Central University among top four varsities in India

HRD Ministry ranks JNU, Hyderabad Central University among top four varsities in India

Jawaharlal Nehru University and Hyderabad Central University, which recently faced controversies, have figured in top four rankings released by the union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD).

IIM Bangalore Director Vachani steps down

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore Director Sunil Vachani has demitted office, a few months before his term was set to expire.

Dr V Ramgopal Rao to be new IIT Delhi Director

Dr V Ramgopal Rao to be new IIT Delhi Director

Dr V Ramgopal Rao will be the new Director of IIT Delhi, sources said.

Form to ensure content created harmony: NCPUL

Under attack, the National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL) Saturday said the declaration form to be filled by authors under its bulk purchase scheme was only to ensure that the content should only create harmony and goodwill among various sections of the society and not otherwise.

AICTE, UGC told to create supernumerary seats for differently-abled: Govt

AICTE, UGC told to create supernumerary seats for differently-abled: Govt

HRD Minister Smriti Irani said her ministry has initiated provisions to assist differently-abled students.

Govt working on creation of Higher Education Financing Agency

The HRD ministry is actively working on the contours of a Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA), which has been proposed with the aim of funding infrastructure creation at top educational institutions like the IITs and IIMs.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan disapproves of anti-India slogans at JNU

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday strongly disapproved of alleged anti-India slogans raised in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) by a group of students, saying the act amounted to "sedition".

Slogan shouting incident being used to portray JNU as hub of terrorist activities: Kejriwal to PM Modi

Slogan shouting incident being used to portray JNU as hub of terrorist activities: Kejriwal to PM Modi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of the arrest of JNU students' union president in a sedition case, as per media reports on Tuesday.

Rijiju defends Rajnath Singh, says Hafiz Saeed backing JNU incident

Unfazed by public outcry, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday defended his senior in the Home Ministry, Rajnath Singh, saying there were enough indications that Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed was backing the incident in Jawaharlal Nehru University.

JNUSU's reaction to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's claim about Hafiz Saeed - Full Text

Violence broke out in the Patiala House court complex when groups of lawyers on Monday thrashed journalists and students and teachers of JNU while the political slugfest over the arrest of the university's student leader snowballed with BJP chief Amit Shah targeting Rahul and Sonia Gandhi on the issue.

Afzal Guru row: JNU sends status report to HRD ministry

Afzal Guru row: JNU sends status report to HRD ministry

JNU on Monday sent a "status" report to HRD ministry about the situation in the campus and the action taken by the varsity in connection with an event against hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, during which anti-India slogans were allegedly raised.

JNU Afzal Guru row: Police register sedition case, protests on

Delhi Police on Thursday registered a case of sedition in connection with an event at JNU against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru following complaints by BJP MP Maheish Girri and RSS' student front ABVP.

HRD Ministry approves UGC proposal allowing govt run deemed varsities have more than six campus

HRD Ministry approves UGC proposal allowing govt run deemed varsities have more than six campus

The Union HRD ministry has approved a UGC proposal which allows government run deemed Universities to have more than six off-campus centres.

HRD ministry accepts UGC proposal allowing pvt deemed universities six campuses

In a relief for several premier institutions that had received notices for off-campus centres, the HRD ministry has accepted a UGC proposal which allows private (rpt) private deemed universities upto six campuses beyond approved geographical boundaries.

Dalit scholar suicide: Ex-judge Roopanwal to head probe panel

Senior HRD ministry officials said that Justice (retd) Roopanwal will review the entire sequence of events, the circumstances and establish facts and correctives in connection with the incident.