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Madras University's electricity bill due Rs 80 lakh may lead to blackout today

According to a few professors and former vice-chancellors, the situation has arisen due to continuous neglect of state governments over the years and rampant corruption by those in power

Published on 12th February 2024

USA: Republican lawmakers back bills to curtail diversity initiatives in educational institutions

Over 50 bills have already been proposed by Republican lawmakers this year across 20 states, targeting diversity, equity, and inclusion — known as DEI 

Published on 10th February 2024

Parliament passes bill to curb exam malpractices: Penalties include up to 10 years jail term, Rs 1 crore fine

The Rajya Sabha passed the bill via a voice vote, rejecting proposed amendments from opposition members

Published on 9th February 2024
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Assam Gov't proposes the foundation of two new state-run universities in the state

The universities namely Swahid Kanaklata Barua State University at Gohpur in Sonitpur district and Kokrajhar University in Kokrajhar will be established soon

Published on 7th February 2024
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Haryana drafts regulation bill to control coaching institutes; details here

The bill would now keep a check on the institutes and would protect the interests of the students and their guardians 

Published on 7th February 2024

Lok Sabha introduces bill to curb malpractices and irregularities in competitive examinations

The bill introduced by Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Monday, February 5 makes sure to make the process more secure so that students are fairly rewarded

Published on 5th February 2024
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Public Examination (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill to be tablled on Feb 6; experts react

Currently, in India, there are around 300 entrance exams in various disciplines that an undergraduate can opt to appear and about 50 are conducted by the government for public service jobs

Published on 3rd February 2024

To address issues of informal economy, DLabs' ISB launches start-up accelerator Build for Billions

Start-ups building towards enhancing access, usage and quality of financial services, including payments, credit and savings, for the informal economy can apply by January 21, 2024

Published on 13th January 2024

Lok Sabha: Union Minister Pradhan introduces bill to establish central tribal university in Telangana

"Apart from bringing focus to tribal education, the central tribal university shall carry out all educational and other activities like any other central university," it read

Published on 4th December 2023

Tamil Nadu CM urges President Murmu to give assent to anti-NEET bill

The latest queries from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare have also been replied to. "But unfortunately, the assent to our Bill has not been provided till now," Stalin said

Published on 27th October 2023

SC: Cannot mandate legislation; rejects plea for ban on screening of children for nursery admission

"Can there be a mandamus to enact a law? Can we direct the government to introduce the bill? Supreme Court can't be the panacea for everything," the bench said

Published on 13th October 2023

Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) Bill to be introduced in Parliament soon

Renewed efforts to make the HECI a reality were then initiated under Pradhan, who took over as Union Education Minister in July 2021

Published on 11th October 2023

Time up for NEET, declares Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin

Also, Stalin pledged that the DMK would not rest until NEET is obliterated

Published on 21st August 2023

Centre to move bill shifting libraries from state to concurrent list? Kerala expresses concerns

“This is part of a conspiracy to bring libraries under the control of the Union government and to fill the shelves with books brought out by Sangh Parivar publishing centres,” CPI (M) said

Published on 16th August 2023

Will never give clearance to NEET (bill): says Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi

"Look, I will be the last man to give clearance; never, ever. I do not want my children to feel intellectually disabled. I want our children to compete and be the best. They have proved it," said the

Published on 12th August 2023

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