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HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurates IIT-Raipur

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday inaugurated the Indian Institute of Technology-Raipur on the Government Engineering College campus here and interacted with children from the Maoist-affected areas of Chhattisgarh.

PM introduces new ministers in Lok Sabha

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced his new ministers to the Lok Sabha on the first day of the Monsoon Session today.

Views of all sections important for education policy: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

Views of all sections important for education policy: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that views of all ideological sections are needed for the formulation of a New Education Policy (NEP) even as he emphasised on encouraging research and innovation for sustainable development.

Improving quality of education biggest challenge: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

Improving quality of education biggest challenge: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

Newly elevated Cabinet Minister Prakash Javadekar, who will take charge of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) on Thursday, has said improving the quality of education was the "biggest challenge".

Education not a subject of party politics: Javadekar

Education not a subject of party politics: Javadekar

Asserting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a vision to improve the quality of education and make it more meaningful, Javadekar said education should be seen as an "emancipator" and "agent of change" and he would come out with a roadmap after consultations with the PM and others including Irani.
 

Improving quality of education biggest challenge: Javadekar

Improving quality of education biggest challenge: Javadekar

"Education provide meaning and value to life. The biggest challenge today is to improve the quality of education. Every parent work hard to send their children to school. Their only desire is that the children should get quality education," Javadekar said.
 

Cabinet expansion: Prakash Javadekar is new HRD Minister, Smriti Irani sent to Textiles Ministry

Cabinet expansion: Prakash Javadekar is new HRD Minister, Smriti Irani sent to Textiles Ministry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inducted 19 new faces in Union Cabinet.

HRD Minister Smriti Irani asks parents, teachers to spend time with children practising yoga

HRD Minister Smriti Irani asks parents, teachers to spend time with children practising yoga

Parents and teachers should spend time with children practising yoga as scientific evidence shows that the ancient exercise form improves motor skills and hand-eye coordination, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said today.

Will not allow mid-session fee hike by private schools: HRD Minister Smriti Irani

Will not allow mid-session fee hike by private schools: HRD Minister Smriti Irani

Private schools will not be allowed to hike fees in the middle of a session and any increase at the start of the academic year would also need to be consulted with parent-teacher associations, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani said today.

Bihar minister calls Smriti Irani 'dear', sparks war of words​ on Twitter

Bihar minister calls Smriti Irani 'dear', sparks war of words​ on Twitter

New education policy to be announced before May 26: Smriti Irani

The much-awaited new education policy will be announced before May 26 when the Narendra Modi government completes its two years in office, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said.

Congress conspiring to divide India, says Smriti Irani

Congress conspiring to divide India, says Smriti Irani

Accusing Congress of sidelining the sacrifices of Army soldiers, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said the party is plotting plans to "divide India" to suit its political interest.

HRD minister Irani confers honorary degree to Mary Kom

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani today conferred honorary degree to five-time Boxing World Champion MC Mary Kom and first woman Chairperson of the UPSC Rose Millian Bathew for their contributions in respective fields.

Smriti Irani​'s cavalcade not involved in accident on Yamuna Expressway, says HRD Ministry; doctor's family disagree

Smriti Irani​'s cavalcade not involved in accident on Yamuna Expressway, says HRD Ministry; doctor's family disagree

Smriti Irani has been accused of ignoring the plight of accident victims on the Yamuna Expressway following a pile-up there.

Yamuna Expressway accident: Begged Smriti Irani with folded hands for help but she left, says victim's daughter

Yamuna Expressway accident: Begged Smriti Irani with folded hands for help but she left, says victim's daughter

An Agra-based doctor, Ramesh Nagar, was killed after his motorcycle was hit by a car in Irani's convoy on the expressway.

Smriti Irani's car accident on Yamuna Expressway: FIR says her convoy's car killed doctor

Smriti Irani's car accident on Yamuna Expressway: FIR says her convoy's car killed doctor

While the rider - Agra-based doctor Ramesh Nagar - was killed on the spot, two children riding pillion on the bike were injured.

JNU row, Rohith Vemula's suicide: Decoding HRD Minister Smriti Irani’s speech in Lok Sabha

Just before the Budget Session of Parliament, it was reported in the media, though not officially confirmed, that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted his party colleagues to go all out and be aggressive on the JNU row and the Afzal Guru controversy.

I’m no child, you are not a motherly minister: JNU student writes to Smriti Irani

I’m no child, you are not a motherly minister: JNU student writes to Smriti Irani

One of the six JNU students accused of shouting seditious slogans has told HRD Minister Smriti Irani that he was not a child.

Smriti Irani misrepresented my work in her Parliament speech, says Oxford researcher

Smriti Irani misrepresented my work in her Parliament speech, says Oxford researcher

Congress on Sunday alleged that Smriti Irani's statement inside the Parliament over Rohith Vemula case had many contradictions and was a 'fit case' for a privilege motion.