'Kendriya Vidyalaya Shaala Darpan': Smriti Irani launches e-initiative for Central Schools

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday launched an initiative that will provide e-tutorials to students of Kendriya Vidyalayas while providing information about them on a single platform.

Two injured as wall of Delhi Kendriya Vidyalaya school collapses

At least two persons got injured after the wall of Kendriya Vidyalaya school located in central Delhi's Gole market area collapsed on Thursday.

Irani to speak to parents of school girl who committed suicide

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani has taken note of the letter written by parents of a 17-year-old, who allegedly committed suicide last month after being upbraided by her school teachers, and will be speaking to them on the matter shortly.

Uttar Pradesh: KV teacher sexually exploits Class XII student, forces abortion

A 12th grade student of a Lucknow-based Kendriya Vidyalaya was allegedly sexually exploited for two months by her school teacher, who also forced her to terminate a pregnancy, police said on Tuesday.

Cash, gold worth 1.59 crore found in Gujarat school lockers

  Cash worth Rs. 1 crore and gold bars estimated Rs. 59 lakh were found in unused staff lockers of Kendriya Vidyalaya situated on ONGC campus in Chandkheda area, police said on Sunday.

SC accepts Centre's offer to end row over German in KV schools
SC accepts Centre's offer to end row over German in KV schools

The Supreme Court on Tuesday accepted the proposal mooted by the Centre that KV students of class VI, VII and VIII will not have to take examination for third modern Indian language Sanskrit in this academic session and they may continue to study German as an optional subject.

CPM MP opposes decision to replace German with Sanskrit in KVs

CPI-M on Tuesday protested in Rajya Sabha against government's decision to replace German with Sanskrit in class XI and class XII in Kendriya Vidyalayas.

Sanskrit Vs German: SC to resume hearing today

The Supreme Court will resume hearing, Monday, on the petition filed against government's decision to drop German as an alternative to Sanskrit as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas.

German Vs Sanskrit: SC accepts Centre's proposal to let students choose
German Vs Sanskrit: SC accepts Centre's proposal to let students choose

The Supreme Court, Friday, accepted Centre's proposal to allow students to opt for either Sanskrit or German in the current academic session.

Stakeholders to be consulted on new education policy

Set to draft the new education policy, the government will launch an exercise from early next year to collect views from a cross section of the society, involving 2.5 lakh village education councils and organising thousands of meetings at block levels.

Tamil Nadu Congress warns BJP against forcing Sanskrit as 3rd language

Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president EVKS Elangovan on Saturday warned the Centre that it would face the opposition of Tamil people if BJP government forces schools to adopt Sanskrit as the third language.

KV row: Govt decision to drop German as 3rd language comes under SC scanner

Government's decision to drop German as an alternative to Sanskrit as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas has come under judicial scrutiny with the Supreme Court on Friday issuing notice to it and seeking its explanation.

German vs Sanskrit controversy created 'deliberately': Irani

 HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said a controversy over German being replaced in KV schools has been created "deliberately" and asserted that its continuation as third language would have been a violation of the Constitution.

We will find a practical solution: German envoy on language row

As Chancellor Angela Merkel raised with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the issue of dropping German as an alternative to Sanskrit in central schools, the German ambassador here on Sunday voiced confidence that a "practical solution" will be found soon.

We will find a practical solution: German envoy on language row

As Chancellor Angela Merkel raised with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the issue of dropping German as an alternative to Sanskrit in central schools, the German ambassador here on Sunday voiced confidence that a "practical solution" will be found soon.

Smriti Irani’s KV policy – Lost in translation

I don’t know what Smriti Irani – our venerable HRD minister – has in mind when she formulates policies, but with a stroke of a pen she is jeopardising the prospects of so many students in India.

After PMK, MDMK wants German in Kendriya Vidyalaya schools

After PMK, another NDA ally MDMK on Saturday appealed to the Centre to restore teaching German as a third language in Kendriya Vidyalaya schools.

Germany raises language issue with govt, hopes for pragmatic solution

Upset over HRD Ministry's decision to replace German with Sanskrit as the third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas, Germany has raised the issue with the government and hoped for a "pragmatic" solution.

Kendriya Vidyalaya decides to discontinue German for Sanskrit
Kendriya Vidyalaya decides to discontinue German for Sanskrit

New Delhi: Kendriya Vidyalaya has decided to discontinue teaching German as an alternative to Sanskrit as third language, a decision which HRD Minister Smriti Irani Friday said was taken in view of "national interest".