Will frame criteria on recognition of private varsities: Centre to SC

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that it has taken a decision to frame "criteria" to deal with the issue of recognition of private universities across the country after consulting with all stakeholders, including UGC.

No licences for new private varsities in Himachal: Virbhadra

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said the government will not issue licences to new private universities in the state.

Demand for fee hike and free land to private universities

A Planning Commission group has sought massive govt support, including free land to the private sector entering higher education.

Congress opposes private universities in MP

The Opposition Congress in Madhya
Pradesh on Thursday alleged that the BJP Government has hatched a
"conspiracy" to hand over higher education segment to "mafia"
in the state.

Bill to rein in private universities to be taken up soon

The Himachal Pradesh Private Educational Institutions
(Regulatory Commission) Bill was earlier referred to the
Select Committee of the House.