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.

MM Ansari slams Smriti Irani, calls for better relations between HRD, UGC
MM Ansari slams Smriti Irani, calls for better relations between HRD, UGC

New Delhi: University Grants Commission (UGC) member MM Ansari on Thursday called for better relations between the Human Resource and Development (HRD) Ministry and national bodies and universities.

LS gives IIITs national importance status
LS gives IIITs national importance status

The Lok Sabha Wednesday passed the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIIT) Bill, 2014 which will declare some IT institutions to be of national importance and provide manpower of global standards.

Review of automatic promotion up to Class VIII recommended

A sub-committee of CABE has recommended a review of the policy of automatic promotion up to class VIII and its implementation in a phased manner, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Mahendra Pratap birth anniv event: AMU VC meets BJP leaders

Aligarh Muslim University VC Zameer Uddin Shah met leaders of BJP and ABVP as a controversy brewed over the birth anniversary celebrations of Raja Mahendra Pratap, a freedom fighter who had made contributions to the institute.

25.03 lakh children with special needs enrolled in schools

A total of 25.03 lakh Children With Special Needs (CWSN) have been enrolled in schools across the country this year and 2.06 lakh such kids are being covered through home based education.

IIIT Bill taken up in Lok Sabha

A bill to bring four institutes of information technology under the ambit of a single authority was on Tuesday taken up in Lok Sabha, a move that was welcomed by members from across the political spectrum.

Separate training for teachers to educate differentially-abled kids: Irani

A separate academy would be set up to train teachers to impart education to differentially-abled children and address their challenges, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Monday said.

DNA: SC slams BCCI; Srinivasan's comeback in trouble

Supreme Court asked BCCI how members who are financially viable have gone on to become team owners in IPL and how is that not a conflict of interest?

My personal life no business of media: Smriti Irani

Reacting to the news of her meeting an astrologer, Smriti Irani said that her personal life is no business of the media and she is not bound to give explanations about her personal choices.

When an astrologer told HRD Minister Smriti Irani - you will become big
When an astrologer told HRD Minister Smriti Irani - you will become big

Smriti Irani, Union Human Resource Development Minister, has stoked a fresh controversy by meeting an astrologer.

Smriti Irani meets Rajasthan-based astrologer Nathulal Vyas in Bhilwara

HRD Minister Smriti Irani met Rajasthan-based astrologer Nathulal Vyas in Bhilwara.

Gave up my job as an actor when I became MP: Irani

New Delhi: Union Minister Smriti Irani, who rose to fame as a popular TV actor, said she quit acting after becoming an MP to focus on her responsibilities as a politician.

Smriti Irani turns down demands to make Sanskrit compulsory

 Taking on her critics, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday dismissed charges that education was being saffronised even as she turned down demands that Sanskrit be made compulsory in the curriculum.

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.

KV row: Govt decision to drop German as 3rd language comes under SC scanner

Government's decision to drop German as an alternative to Sanskrit as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas has come under judicial scrutiny with the Supreme Court on Friday issuing notice to it and seeking its explanation.

German vs Sanskrit controversy created 'deliberately': Irani

 HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said a controversy over German being replaced in KV schools has been created "deliberately" and asserted that its continuation as third language would have been a violation of the Constitution.

MoU on German teaching violated 3-language formula: Smriti Irani

 Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani Friday said that German was a foreign language and was being taught as one, and added that the government deliberately could not have signed an MoU that violates the three-language formula.

HRD planning 'Think in India' drive to up innovation: Irani
HRD planning 'Think in India' drive to up innovation: Irani

In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' campaign, the HRD ministry is planning to come up with a 'Think in India' drive to encourage students and researchers to come up with innovations and new ideas and to keep the talent back home from leaving abroad.

Cleanliness should also include thought process: Irani

'Swachhta' (cleanliness) should not be limited to physical cleanliness but should also include the thought process, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani said Wednesday.