Prakash Javadekar

No intent to change AMU, BHU names: Prakash Javadekar

No intent to change AMU, BHU names: Prakash Javadekar

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday denied there were plans to drop 'Muslim' and 'Hindu' from the names of Aligarh Muslim University and Banaras Hindu University.

Oct 09, 2017, 22:28 PM IST
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan continues war against Sangh, BJP; calls Javadekar's comment 'publicity stunt'

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan continues war against Sangh, BJP; calls Javadekar's comment 'publicity stunt'

In a series of tweets, Vijayan slammed the RSS and the BJP for statements against CPI(M)

Oct 03, 2017, 07:58 AM IST
Ragging incident at Kurnool Medical College: Juniors forced to go for blood transfusion, wash clothes, clean bathrooms

Ragging incident at Kurnool Medical College: Juniors forced to go for blood transfusion, wash clothes, clean bathrooms

First year students of Kurnool Medical College (KMC) were allegedly ragged by seniors on Tuesday, reports said.

Sep 21, 2017, 09:15 AM IST
Poor sanitation keeps away many tourists from India: Prakash Javadekar

Poor sanitation keeps away many tourists from India: Prakash Javadekar

India has more to offer to tourists than any other country but many prefer to stay away given the poor sanitation in the country, union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.

Sep 19, 2017, 15:46 PM IST
Maneka, Javadekar, CBSE officials to hold meet on safety protocol in schools

Maneka, Javadekar, CBSE officials to hold meet on safety protocol in schools

 Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi, Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar and CBSE officials will today hold a high-level meeting to develop a set of guidelines and protocols for schools to ensure the safety and security of students.

Sep 18, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Children to play key role in achieving 100% literacy: Prakash Javadekar

Children to play key role in achieving 100% literacy: Prakash Javadekar

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said children will play a crucial role in the mission to achieve 100 per cent literacy in the country by 2022.

Sep 15, 2017, 23:46 PM IST

Govt to strengthen education in backward, Naxal areas: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday said that the government is working to strengthen education in the backward and the Naxal-hit areas of the state.

Sep 15, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
High-level meeting between Maneka Gandhi, Prakash Javadekar to focus on safety in schools

High-level meeting between Maneka Gandhi, Prakash Javadekar to focus on safety in schools

With increased instances of security lapses in educational institutions Women and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi and Human Resource and Development minister Prakash Javadekar will hold a high-level meeting on Wednesday over protocol on safety measures.

Sep 13, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
Ryan school murder: Pradyuman was lying on corridor, not inside washroom, claims gardener

Ryan school murder: Pradyuman was lying on corridor, not inside washroom, claims gardener

Seven-year-old Pradyuman was found dead with his throat slit in the washroom of Ryan International school in Bhondsi area on Sohna Road near Gurgaon on September 8.

Sep 13, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

CBSE panel to probe Gurugram student's murder; Javadekar says 'unfortunate incident'

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Saturday said it has formed a committee to investigate the brutal murder of a seven-year-old student in Ryan International school in Gurugram.

Sep 09, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
Assembly polls: Arun Jaitley made in-charge of Gujarat; Prakash Javadekar to handle Karnataka

Assembly polls: Arun Jaitley made in-charge of Gujarat; Prakash Javadekar to handle Karnataka

The Congress has been out of power in Gujarat since 1995.

Aug 24, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

Delhi colleges charging high hostel fee, imposing discriminatory rules for girls: DCW

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has alleged that colleges here are charging "high" hostel fee and imposing "discriminatory" rules for girls, and sought Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar's intervention.

Aug 09, 2017, 20:03 PM IST

IITKGP to revamp UG, PG programmes in near future

Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar in a video message to the IITKGP students and faculty said, "There is place for private engagement and alumni contribution to grow" for IITs including the IITKGP.

 

Aug 06, 2017, 22:49 PM IST

Amit Shah's entry into Rajya Sabha good for BJP: Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has said it will be good for the BJP to have party President Amit Shah in the Rajya Sabha.

Aug 06, 2017, 18:18 PM IST

Alumni must play bigger role in IIT''s development: Prakash Javadekar

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday urged the alumni to play "bigger" role in overall development of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

Aug 05, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

BJP demands Mamata Banerjee's quit as CM over nephew facing graft charges

The BJP on Wednesday demanded that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee either come clean over corruption allegations against her nephew and TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee, or step down from her post.

Aug 02, 2017, 16:28 PM IST

Lok Sabha takes up IIM Bill

The Board of Governors will be the executive body of each IIM, comprising upto 19 members. 

Jul 28, 2017, 16:09 PM IST
No plans to remove Tagore from school books: Javadekar

No plans to remove Tagore from school books: Javadekar

The government has no plan to remove Ravindranath Tagore from school textbooks, HRD Minister Prakash Javedekar told Rajya Sabha today. Responding to the issue raised by Derek O'Brien (TMC) during the Zero Hour, the Minister said the government respected Tagore and all others who had contributed to the freedom and literature of the country.

Jul 25, 2017, 13:49 PM IST
NEET question paper to be same for all languages: Prakash Javadekar

NEET question paper to be same for all languages: Prakash Javadekar

Union minister Prakash Javadekar has said question papers in vernacular languages for the all- India entrance examination for medical colleges, NEET, will be mere translation of the question papers in English.

Jul 23, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
Education a national agenda; no compromise on quality: HRD minister Prakash Javadekar

Education a national agenda; no compromise on quality: HRD minister Prakash Javadekar

In the next two years, our aim is to bring every child into the education system and we plan to make it a community movement.

Jul 22, 2017, 18:07 PM IST