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HRD Ministry moots cashless campuses, says financial digital literacy only way forward

HRD Ministry moots cashless campuses, says financial digital literacy only way forward

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday stressed on digital literacy in order to move towards cashless campuses.

Norms for appointment of foreign faculty in IITs to be eased

Norms for appointment of foreign faculty in IITs to be eased

The government is set to ease the regulatory norms to make it easier for foreign faculty to be appointed in the IITs.

Raising quality of education and taking it to all in the country major challenge: Kushwaha

Raising quality of education and taking it to all in the country major challenge: Kushwaha

Schools have been set up in villages, but more is needed to be done to take quality education to those living in rural areas, the minister said.

DNA: HRD parliamentary committee reports on poor condition of athletes in India

HRD parliamentary committee report on the poor condition of athletes. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

CBSE adopts moderation policy in granting marks in Class XII exam: Govt

CBSE adopts moderation policy in granting marks in Class XII exam: Govt

The moderation policy also helps bring parity due to element of subjectivity in evaluation.

DU teachers to call off evaluation boycott of UG exams

DU teachers to call off evaluation boycott of UG exams

Delhi University teachers have decided to call off the boycott of evaluation of undergraduate exams.

HRD ministry brings scheme for interest-free loans to IIT students

According to HRD, the facility will be made available to all the students whose household income does not exceed Rs 9 lakh per annum.

HRD approves proposal of three Kendriya Vidyalayas

HRD approves proposal of three Kendriya Vidyalayas

The Minister briefed the press about the approval of three Kendriya Vidyalaya proposals. 

Cabinet expansion: Sena casts doubts on calibre of ministers

A day after the expansion and reshuffle of the Narendra Modi Cabinet, ally Shiv Sena took potshots at the BJP.

Subramanian panel submits report on New Education Policy

HRD Minister Smriti Irani thanked the Chairman and all members of the Committee for their commitment and efforts.

HRD appointed panel recommends 6 universities for setting up yoga depts

Six central universities - one each in the north, south, east, west, central and northeast - are likely to start a department of yoga from the forthcoming academic session.

Amid students' protests and threats, HRD Minister Smriti Irani gets 'Z' security cover

Amid students' protests and threats, HRD Minister Smriti Irani gets 'Z' security cover

The existing security arrangments of the HRD Minister were found to be inadequate by the government.

Parliamentary panel 'anguished' at shortage of faculty in IITs, IIMs

Parliamentary panel 'anguished' at shortage of faculty in IITs, IIMs

A Parliamentary committee has expressed "anguish" over shortage of faculty in higher education institutions, including Central Universities, IITs and IIMs, terming it as the "biggest handicap" in developing and maintaining the standard of education in the country.

Prashant Bhushan takes dig at Smriti Irani, says 'Will HRD be renamed Hindu Rashtra Development Ministry?'

Prashant Bhushan takes dig at Smriti Irani, says 'Will HRD be renamed Hindu Rashtra Development Ministry?'

Activist lawyer and Swaraj Abhiyan leader Prashant Bhushan on Thursday took jibe at HRD Minister Smriti Irani over asking IITs to teach Sanskrit to students.

Top 10 engineering colleges of India in 2016

Top 10 engineering colleges of India in 2016

Five composite schools to be opened in Jharkhand: Smriti Irani

Five composite schools to be opened in Jharkhand: Smriti Irani

 Union Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said five composite schools will be opened in Jharkhand which will provide education to students from class 1 till post graduation in one campus.

Smriti Irani's degree row: Court asks Election Commission, Delhi University to bring records

 The Election Commission and Delhi University (DU) were today directed by a court here to bring the documents related to records of educational qualification of Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani against whom a complaint was filed for allegedly giving false information in affidavits to the poll panel.

Rohith Vemula suicide row: Mayawati asks if Smriti Irani would chop her head off to place it at her feet

Asserting that she was not `satisfied` with Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani`s answers on Rohith Vemula`s suicide, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Friday asked if the former would chop her head off and place it on her feet as promised earlier if her reply would be unsatisfactory.

3 medical students commit suicide in Tamil Nadu, suicide note accuses college of extortion

3 medical students commit suicide in Tamil Nadu, suicide note accuses college of extortion

Women activist Shamina Shafiq on Sunday dubbed the suicide committed by three female students of a medical college in Tamil Nadu as 'shocking' and demanded a thorough probe so that the truth behind the unfortunate incident comes to the fore.