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Over 200 polytechnics in the offing: Smriti Irani

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 00:28

The central government is planning to open over 200 polytechnics across India in the next three years, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani said.

Centre assures Arunachal in setting up model schools

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:34

Union HRD Ministry has assured Arunachal Pradesh of extending all possible help for setting up model schools in educationally backward blocks of the state.

Interest of B.Tech students will be kept in mind: HRD Ministry

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 16:02

Allaying apprehensions about the future of B.Tech students after Delhi University rolled back four-year undergraduate programme, the HRD Ministry Saturday said their worries would be sorted out by this evening.

FYUP row: DU sends new proposal to UGC to end logjam

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 07:33

Facing criticism for delay in admissions, the Delhi University (DU) on Thursday sent a new proposal to the University Grants Commission (UGC) that the Honours courses run by the varsity can be reverted back to the three year format while the B.Tech course can continue to be a four year one.

FYUP students call off protest after UGC`s assurance

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 22:30

Students of B.Tech enrolled under DU`s FYUP called off their protest after being assured by UGC that their course will not be scrapped, even if the previous three-year degree course is implemented.

Three year course better for DU students: BJP

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 12:19

BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli said on Tuesday that the ongoing FYUP tussle between the Delhi University (DU) and the UGC seems to be because of lack of applications and absence of stakeholders` involvement.

Delhi University council full of fools: Atul Anjan

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 12:15

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Atul Anjan on Tuesday said that the Delhi University council is full of fools.

FYUP row: High drama over DU VC`s resignation; most colleges agree to UGC directive

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 09:13

In a significant development in the DU-UGC row over Four-Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP), the Vice Chancellor of the University of Delhi, Dinesh Singh, resigned on Tuesday.

Attempt to politicise FYUP issue: Pallam Raju

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 21:29

With UGC directing Delhi University to scrap the four-year undergraduate programme, former HRD Minister M M Pallam Raju, who is a supporter of the FYUP, today said there was an attempt to politicise the issue.

Pro-FYUP teacher assaulted at University of Delhi campus

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 18:41

University of Delhi`s Four-Year Undergraduate Programme — The ongoing strife between the groups favouring and opposing the University of Delhi`s Four-Year Undergraduate Programme took an uly turn on Monday when a teacher supporting the FYUP was assaulted in the campus.

DU`s St Stephen`s College defers FYUP admissions

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 12:48

Following a directive from the University Grants Commission (UGC) to Delhi University regarding its four-year undergraduate programme, St. Stephen`s College Sunday said it will defer final admissions to the course till a decision is taken by the competent authority.

Delhi University colleges defer admissions to undergraduate courses

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 08:39

With the Centre refusing to intervene in a row over the University Grants Commission (UGC) order to the Delhi University to scrap its Four Year Undergraduate Program (FYUP), a section of its teachers on Monday termed the move as a conspiracy to destroy the varsity`s autonomy.