Admission rigmarole for HRD minister Smriti Irani to get kids in school

It did not help that she was India's Education Minister--Smriti Irani had to appear in an interview to get her children admitted to a school here like any other parent who goes through this nightmare.

Jadavpur University impasse can be solved through discussion: Minister

Asserting that West Bengal government will not tolerate student indiscipline under any circumstances, state Education Minister Partha Chatterjee Wednesday said the impasse at Jadavpur University can be solved through discussions and negotiations.

Maharashtra education minister writes to 7,600 meritorious students

Letters of appreciation were sent to over 7,600 students in Maharashtra, who came out with flying colours in their Class X and XII board exams, by the state Education Minister Rajendra Darda.

‘Only 2% of 6-14 age group out of schools in Bihar`

Only two per cent of children in the age group of 6-14 were still out of schools in Bihar and efforts were on to enrol them by the next academic session, state Education Minister P K Shahi said Tuesday.

Govt announces assistance for family of slain Sikh brothers

Delhi Government today decided to give financial assistance of Rs two lakh each to the families of the two brothers who were among the six persons killed in the recent shooting in a gurudwara in the United States.

Ktk to enact bill to make 1year rural service for docs a must

Karnataka Government would make it mandatory for MBBS and post-graduate doctors to serve one year in rural areas.

Afghan minister survives assassination bid

The minister was travelling from Baghlan to Kunduz province when one of the cars in his convoy hit a roadside bomb.

Advani`s tribute to Acharya

Senior party leader L K Advani payed rich tribute to departed BJP
functionary V S Acharya on Wednesday.

J&K education minister resigns over examgate

Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Peerzada Sayed, whose son was involved in using unfair means for his Class 10 examinations, has resigned.

Teachers to gherao Education Minister`s residence

School teachers in Bhiwani have decided
to gherao the state Education Minister at her residence on
February 2 to press for their demands.

Exam proxy: Puducherry Education Minister sacked

Puducherry Education Minister PML Kalyanasundaram facing charges of impersonation in the SSLC public exam was sacked from the Cabinet.

Puducherry: Police complaint against Edu Minister

Education officials in Tamil Nadu have filed a complaint against Puducherry Education Minister for allegedly using a proxy to write his SSLC exam.

Cong for CBI probe into impersonation complaint

Opposition Congress has demanded a
CBI probe into the charge that Education Minister PML
Kalyanasundaram engaged a proxy to write the class 10th
supplementary SSLC exam in a school in Tirunelveli recently.

Punjab govt to appoint 4,500 headmasters

Punjab govt is going to issue soon appointment letters to 4,500 headmasters to fill vacant posts.

Goa House again adjourned over minister`s detention

The BJP has already dubbed Monserrate a "mini Hasan Ali" after the Pune-based alleged money launderer, and said that he could be laundering the monies of several ministers and politicians from Goa.

Goa minister detained with $10 mn, released

Controversial Goa minister Atanasio Monserrate was detained late Friday at the Mumbai airport for allegedly carrying huge amount of foreign currency undisclosed.

Swedish Education Minister suggests ban on veils in schools

Sweden`s Education Minister
wants to make it easier for the heads of higher education
establishments to ban women wearing face-covering veils at
their schools, he said in comments broadcast on Wednesday.

Mizoram Education Minister`s resignation not accepted

The resignation of Manipur
Education Minister Lalsawta has not been accepted and he will
resume work from Monday, Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla
announced on Saturday.