Union HRD minister

Constitutional provisions on education will not be tinkered with: Javadekar

Constitutional provisions on education will not be tinkered with: Javadekar

"The cabinet has not cleared any policy draft on New Education Policy. It is in the making," Javadekar said.

Nov 05, 2016, 22:06 PM IST

Improving quality of education a major challenge: Javadekar

Improving the quality of education is still a major challenge in the country, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday.

Sep 21, 2016, 22:13 PM IST
Union HRD Minister backs accreditation body status for IITs, IIMs

Union HRD Minister backs accreditation body status for IITs, IIMs

"We are going to float an idea in which IITs and IIMs will be asked to become accreditation bodies so that there will be multiple choices for the institutes," the minister said.

Aug 20, 2016, 22:25 PM IST

Highway accident: Smriti Irani made calls for help, says witness

A witness on Monday contradicted the statement made by the victim's daughter and said HRD Minister Smriti Irani came out of the car immediately and made calls for help.

Mar 07, 2016, 20:28 PM IST
He calls himself youth leader but his age nearing 50, Irani's indirect jibe at Rahul

He calls himself youth leader but his age nearing 50, Irani's indirect jibe at Rahul

In an indirect jibe to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Smriti Irani said there is one politician who calls himself a youth leader but his age is rapidly inching towards 50.

Mar 05, 2016, 21:55 PM IST
Smriti Irani asks students, faculty to exploit GIAN programme

Smriti Irani asks students, faculty to exploit GIAN programme

Union HRD Minister on Wednesday urged higher education students and faculty in the country to exploit the Global Initiative of Academic Networks programme.

Jan 14, 2016, 19:52 PM IST

No settlement reached between Irani and Nirupam, HC told

No compromise could be reached between Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam, who have filed defamation cases against each other, their counsel informed the Delhi High Court on Wednesday.

Oct 14, 2015, 20:28 PM IST
Setback for BJP as court agrees to hear plea on Smriti Irani's educational qualification

Setback for BJP as court agrees to hear plea on Smriti Irani's educational qualification

After the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the fake degree syndrome seems to have hit the ruling BJP at the Centre as a local court here on Wednesday took cognizance of a complaint filed against Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani for allegedly giving false information about her educational qualification and ruled that the same is 'maintainable'.

Jun 24, 2015, 14:40 PM IST

Delhi court likely to pronounce verdict on Smriti Irani degree case today

A Delhi court may on Wednesday pronounce its verdict on a complaint lodged by freelance writer Ahmer Khan against Union HRD minister Smriti Irani for allegedly misleading the Election Commission by

Jun 24, 2015, 11:19 AM IST
Smriti Irani-Fabindia case: UP Police searching for hidden cameras in shopping malls

Smriti Irani-Fabindia case: UP Police searching for hidden cameras in shopping malls

After Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani discovered a hidden camera in Fabindia showroom in Goa, the police in Uttar Pradesh are on their toes to ensure that no such incidence takes place in the state governed by CM Akhilesh Yadav.

Apr 05, 2015, 14:20 PM IST

Smriti Irani camera shocker: Can't rule out conspiracy, says Goa CM

Trying on clothes at an outlet of a reputed garment brand at Candolim village near here, a vigilant Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday spotted a hidden camera positioned to record inside the

Apr 03, 2015, 21:39 PM IST
 Programme undertaken to help one lakh kids resume their education: Smriti Irani

Programme undertaken to help one lakh kids resume their education: Smriti Irani

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday said the Rotary Club of India has partnered with her ministry to help one lakh children, who had stopped going to school due to various reasons, to continue with their education.

Feb 01, 2015, 21:10 PM IST
Smriti Irani opts out of 'All is Well'

Smriti Irani opts out of 'All is Well'

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani has opted out of filmmaker Umesh Shukla's ‘All is Well’ due to time constraints.

Dec 15, 2014, 15:05 PM IST
Govt's new education policy to focus on values: Union HRD Minister

Govt's new education policy to focus on values: Union HRD Minister

A new education policy is being framed in which emphasis will be laid on teaching students moral values as the present system is only producing degree holders, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday said.

Nov 16, 2014, 21:43 PM IST
New educational policy likely to come out next year: Smriti Irani

New educational policy likely to come out next year: Smriti Irani

The new educational policy of the BJP-led NDA government is likely to be rolled out next year, Union HRD minister Smriti Irani said here on Sunday.

Nov 02, 2014, 19:18 PM IST

Smriti Irani offers special thanks to teachers

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani Friday asked the teachers to continue to light up the lives of students and help improve them as a teacher within them never retires.

Sep 05, 2014, 18:31 PM IST

Had warned Bihar govt on mid-day meal scheme, says Centre

The Centre said on Thursday that they had warned the Bihar government over problems in the mid-day meal scheme.

Jul 18, 2013, 19:33 PM IST

Nothing wrong in private education trend: Pallam Raju

Pallam Raju said trend among parents to get their children admitted in private institutions should be viewed in light of their aspiration.

Feb 16, 2013, 23:20 PM IST