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5W1H: Arun Jaitley on Rahul Gandhi's Education says ''Rahul got MPhil without Masters''

Union Minister Arun Jaitley today jumped to the defence of his colleague Smriti Irani who has been accused by the opposition of providing false information on her educational qualification in her nomination papers for the Lok Sabha elections.

Apr 13, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

Know the percentage of GDP spent on education in Congress era

Congress has made another announcement regarding education. Know about the percentage of GDP spent on education in Congress era

Apr 03, 2019, 07:28 AM IST

DNA: Rahul Gandhi promises to spend 6% of GDP on education

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has said that if voted to power, his government will allocate 6 per cent of the total gross domestic product (GDP) on education. Gandhi was speaking at a public meeting on Sunday in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh

Apr 02, 2019, 23:22 PM IST

Boys outshine girls when it comes to Maths, says ASER 2018

In a major achievement, the number of children in the 6 to 14 age group who are not enrolled in school fell below 3% and stood at 2.8% for the first time in 2018.

Jan 15, 2019, 12:34 PM IST

Goverment schools' quality, dependence on private players degrade Indian education system: Manish Sisodia

Delhi's Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday spoke about the biggest challenge for the Indian education system.

Oct 03, 2018, 21:41 PM IST

Government focusing on education, says PM Narendra Modi; announces RISE programme

The PM reiterated that the purpose of education is to make the balanced development of a person and that is not possible without innovation.

Sep 29, 2018, 12:23 PM IST

Chandigarh bans private coaching classes during school hours

"It has also come to the notice that the teachers of several government schools and private schools are hand in glove," Joshi pointed out.
 

Jun 19, 2018, 14:05 PM IST

Madras HC says no homework for class 1, 2 CBSE students; pulls up govt over heavy schoolbags

The Madras High Court further directed the CBSE to issue directions to schools across the country to stop use of non-prescribed books.

May 30, 2018, 09:59 AM IST

Know which institutes for technical education are genuine through this government app. Check how.

The AICTE services that are on Umang include list of AICTE approved institutes/Colleges, course details of AICTE approved institues/Colleges along with their faculty details.  

Apr 28, 2018, 12:04 PM IST

60 educational institutions get full autonomy: Is your college on the list?

The institutions that would be given autonomy include five central universities, 21 state universities, 24 deemed universities, two private universities and eight autonomous colleges.

Mar 21, 2018, 07:40 AM IST

Lessons in Jharkhand school: C for Chor, Chacha Nehru was PM of chors

Calling Nehru a PM of thieves is not the kind of lessons India would want to give its young children. Yet, that is exactly the state of lessons being given out in a government school in Jharkhand.

Mar 08, 2018, 11:14 AM IST

Government unveils 24 hour toll-free helpline to provide information on education

Tamil Nadu Government today said a 24-hour helpline has been set up for the first time in the country that would provide information on education and offer guidance to students.

Mar 01, 2018, 17:04 PM IST

Autonomy for IIMs a great step, but there's a long way ahead to being world-class

The government must be lauded for giving the IIMs more autonomy, but its responsibility doesn't end there.

Jan 02, 2018, 18:19 PM IST

Manish Sisodia challenges BJP, Congress-ruled states to compete in education sector

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday challenged all BJP and Congress-led state governments to compete with the AAP government in the education sector.

Nov 29, 2017, 21:17 PM IST

OCD linked to educational underachievement, says study

Less schooling can translate into fewer job opportunities and lower pay over a lifetime.

Nov 28, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

Education gave me a wider world vision: Adnan Sami

Adnan, who feels education is the greatest gift elders can offer to children, will perform in Mumbai for an open audience after 18 years.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:47 PM IST

Pakistan debates how to fill gaps in education

Two young boys kneel over small white tables, intently studying the Koran at a madrassa in Pakistan.

Nov 07, 2017, 07:29 AM IST

SC lashes out at UGC over commercialisation of education, restrains deemed varsities from offering distance courses

"Commercialisation of education seriously affects the credibility of standards in education, eroding power and essence of knowledge and seriously affecting excellence and merit," the SC observed.

Nov 04, 2017, 09:59 AM IST

Private schools can't be the answer to the nation's needs: Sonam Wangchuk

"The nation needs masses and government schools are like oceans while private schools are like ponds," Wangchuk, whose education reforms in government schools has been hailed globally, told a CII event here.

Sep 09, 2017, 22:31 PM IST