Smriti Irani's Private Secretary relieved of her charge

 HRD Minister Smriti Irani's Private Secretary Binita Thakur has been relieved of her charge.

No party has mechanism to check education degrees: AAP

With one of its MLAs arrested in an alleged fake degree case, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday said there is no mechanism with any political party to examine the degrees of its party members.

HRD Ministry begins process to appoint IIT Delhi director

 HRD Ministry has initiated the process for appointment of a new IIT Delhi director, weeks after it relieved R Shevgaonkar of his duties.

Politicians with fake degrees 'dangerous' for democracy: Sharad Yadav

 JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav on Wednesday attacked politicians accused of having made false claims about their educational degrees, saying such public figures will be "dangerous and fatal" for democracy.

CPI seeks removal of Swaraj and Raje, action against Smriti Irani

Hitting out at the Modi government for "failing" to provide a corruption and scam free regime, Communist Party of India (CPI) on Wednesday sought removal of Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje for their alleged links with tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi.

PM Modi's 'na khaayenge, na khaane denge' statement a sham: NCP

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement, wherein he had said that neither he nor his ministers would promote corruption in any way, has proved to be a sham over the charges levelled against Maharashtra Women and Child Welfare Minister Pankaja Munde and her state colleague Vinod Tawde.

HRD Ministry may tweak IIM bill, water down Centre's powers

Facing open criticism over the draft IIM bill that gives sweeping powers to the government in policy matters governing the prestigious B-schools, the HRD Ministry is considering doing away with some contentious clauses that may infringe on their autonomy.

Congress protesters detained at Smriti Irani house
Congress protesters detained at Smriti Irani house

 Scores of Congress party workers were detained by Delhi Police while staging a protest outside Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani's official residence here on Monday.

'Defensive' BJP asks AAP to introspect

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) should first introspect on issues that indict the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi Government rather than pointing fingers at the Centre on allegations that hold no reality.

AAP stages protests, demands resignation of four 'tainted' BJP ministers over alleged impropriety
AAP stages protests, demands resignation of four 'tainted' BJP ministers over alleged impropriety

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers on Monday staged protests, demanding the sacking of four tainted Bharatiya Janata Party ministers.

AAP protest on Monday to demand sacking of Irani, Sushma, Raje

The AAP will hold a protest march here on Monday demanding removal of union minister Smriti Irani for lying about her education degrees as well as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje over "impropriety".

India to set up chair for cross-border teacher education

 India will set up a Malaviya Commonwealth Chair for Cross Border Teacher Education, and has also proposed a research consortium for the grouping, an official said on Sunday.

Sanskrit should be propagated to purify minds of people: Swaraj
Sanskrit should be propagated to purify minds of people: Swaraj

Sanskrit scholars from 60 countries began a five-day conference here today with an inaugural speech by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who suggested that Sanskrit should be propagated so that "it purifies the minds of the people and thus sanctifies the whole world."

PM Modi believes in only selling dreams, not in taking action: Congress
PM Modi believes in only selling dreams, not in taking action: Congress

 The Congress party on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of only selling dreams but taking no action, urging him to speak out on the Lalit Modi scandal.

'Centre's new education policy framing process not transparent'

The central government`s process of formulating India`s new education policy is not "transparent" and "inclusive", according to activist Ambarish Rai.

Arvind Kejriwal dares BJP to sack Raje, Swaraj, Irani

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday dared BJP to sack Union ministers Sushma Swaraj and Smriti Irani and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, saying his party had "showed the guts" to remove former Delhi Law Minister and the saffron party should follow suit.

Poll reforms can address false affidavits issue: Naqvi

Electoral reform can help resolve the issue of elected representatives giving false details in poll-related affidavits, BJP`s Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Muktar Abbas Naqvi said on Friday.

Fake degrees have become a political trend: Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray took potshots at the BJP here Thursday and said that it has become a trend to display fake degrees.

Smriti Irani has no ''moral'' right to continue: Ambika Soni

 Congress leader Ambika Soni on Thursday said HRD Minister Smriti Irani has no "moral and legal" right to continue in her post after a Delhi court took cognisance of a complaint that she gave false information about her educational qualification.