German-Sanskrit row: No student will suffer, Centre tells SC

The Centre on Monday assured the Supreme Court that no student would suffer following the decision to replace German as the third language with Sanskrit in Kendriya Vidyalayas.

Sanskrit to be 3rd language in Classes 6-8 in KV: Centre to SC
Sanskrit to be 3rd language in Classes 6-8 in KV: Centre to SC

Centre on Thursday submitted before the Supreme Court that Sanskrit will be the third language in classes 6 to 8 in Kendriya Vidyalayas.

German envoy's strong pitch against govt decision raises eyebrows

 German Ambassador Michael Steiner's lobbying against government decision to scrap German as third language in about 500 Kendriya Vidyalayas is being frowned upon by the government which sees it as incompatible with an envoy's role.

German envoy confident of finding a solution to language teaching issue in KVs

 Invoking German writer Johann Goethe and Rabindranath Tagore, German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner today expressed confidence of finding a solution to the issue of dropping of German as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas.

German Ambassador reaches out to Sangh to resolve German language row

Amid ongoing row over replacing German with Sanskrit as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas, German Ambassador Michael Steiner on Wednesday reached out to Sanskrit teachers, including RSS ideologue Dina Nath Batra and decided to resolve the issue through more cultural exchanges.

Steiner reaches out to Sangh to resolve German language row

Amid ongoing row over replacing German with Sanskrit as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas, German Ambassador Michael Steiner on Wednesday reached out to Sanskrit teachers, including RSS ideologue Dina Nath Batra and decided to resolve the issue through more cultural exchanges.

KVs to relax norms in grading of third language students

Kendriya Vidyalayas have decided to provide certain relaxations to students from class VI to VIII such as postponing their formative assessments in the wake of the HRD Ministry's move to replace German with Sanskrit as the third language mid-session.

Review decision to replace third language in KVs: AAP to govt

Demanding the review of the HRD Ministry's decision to replace German with Sanskrit as the third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas, Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday said that the Centre must stop "playing" with the careers of thousands of students.

Angela Merkel raises German language issue with Modi at Brisbane

 India's move to drop German as an alternative to Sanskrit as a third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas prompted German Chancellor Angela Merkel to raise the issue today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi who assured her of looking at it within the confines of the Indian system.

54 new KVs, 3500 model schools to be set up

The Government on Friday approved opening of 54 new Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) benefiting 54,000 students during 12th Plan Period and 3500 model schools with three-fourth funding by Centre and rest by the states.

54 new central schools to come up

As many as 54 new central schools would be opened across 17 states of the country.

Govt plans to set up 500 new Kendriya Vidyalayas

The government has fixed a target of setting up 500 new Kendriya Vidyalayas under the twelfth five year plan.

KV fee hike: Govt mulling to provide relief to employees

The government is mulling to provide some relief to its employees whose children study in Kendriya Vidyalayas considering the three-fold hike in fees.

Quota of MPs increased in Kendriya Vidyalayas

The government has raised Kendriya Vidyalaya admission quota for MPs from two to six seats in the wake of increased demands from the Parliamentarians.

Central schools outshine private schools in CBSE

Central government schools like JNV and KV in Delhi have fared better than private schools in this year`s Central Board of CBSE Class 12 examination.

Govt may move petition on MPs` quota in KVs

Govt is likely to move a petition seeking a review of an over decade-old High Court ruling quashing quota for MPs in admission to Kendriya Vidyalayas.

Govt could file petition on KVs admissions: Sibal

Sibal said the petition could seek MPs recommending admission in KVs in a neighbouring area if there is no central school in their constituency.

Railways to set up five new Kendriya Vidyalayas

Railways on Friday said five new
Kendriya Vidyalayas will be set up on railway land for
imparting education to wards of railway employees and others.

Quota for MPs in central schools restored: Govt

The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has decided to restore the MPs` quota for admission of students in Kendriya Vidyalayas, the Rajya Sabha was told Friday.