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Caste Discrimination Lok Sabha

Congress MP urges gov’t to take steps against caste-based discrimination in HEIs

Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Suresh raised concerns about the data revealing that around 13,500 students belonging to SC, ST and OBC categories have dropped out

Published on 8th December 2023
Lok Sabha Tribal University

“No need to have 'tribal' prefix in university names”: Lok Sabha MP

The Lok Sabha took up a bill for the establishment of the Sammakka Sarakka Central Tribal University in Telangana on Wednesday

Published on 8th December 2023
Shashi Tharoor Lok Sabha

Non-NET fellowship: Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor raises issue in parliament; demand hike in fellowship

The non-NET researchers in India get a stipend of Rs 8,000 a month, with a contingency of Rs 10,000 an annum for science subjects and Rs 8,000 for humanities and social sciences

Published on 8th December 2023

Over 13,600 SC, ST, OBC students dropped out of IITs, IIMs, Central Universities: Lok Sabha

Union Minister of State for Education Subhas Sarkar shared the statistics in a written reply to a query by BSP member in the Lok Sabha, Ritesh Pandey

Published on 5th December 2023

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

More than 13,000 vacancies filled in Central HEIs: Education Minister Pradhan

The minister added that the vacancies arise due to retirement, resignation and additional requirements on account of enhanced student strength

Published on 7th August 2023

MP Shashi Tharoor introduces bill to protect medical personnel, dedicates it to Dr Vandana Das

"If passed, my Bill should be known as the Vandana Das Act, in honour of the brave young medical martyr," the MP's tweet read

Published on 5th August 2023

Parliament Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha passes IIM Amendment Bill 2023

Replying to a debate on the Bill, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the government has no intention to interfere with the autonomy of the IIMs

Published on 4th August 2023
Ministry of Education in Lok Sabha

Over 5000 teaching posts vacant in central universities as of April 1: Education Ministry in LS

Minister of State for Education Dr Subhas Sarkar said that the "occurring of vacancies" and filling them off is a "continuous process"

Published on 25th July 2023

Student dropout rate in Gujarat schools continues to rise despite various educational schemes

According to the Education Ministry of India, male students in Classes VI to VIII dropout at a rate of 4.2%, while girls in the same grade level drop out at a rate of 5.8%

Published on 5th May 2023

Student suicides discussed in Lok Sabha: 15 students died this year, nine from central varsities alone

As many as nine students in IITs took the extreme step last year. In 2018 and 2019, eight cases each — the highest — were from IITs alone

Published on 4th April 2023

University elections in Uttar Pradesh may soon be held following Lyngdoh Committee recommendations

State universities and other higher learning institutes in Uttar Pradesh may soon hold student union elections as per the Lyngdoh committee's recommendations

Published on 15th March 2023

Over 30 lakh Indians studied abroad for higher education between 2017-2022

The purpose of Indians going abroad for higher education is recorded manually and based on verbal disclosure or visa type

Published on 6th February 2023

No Menstruation Leave in Sight: Union minister rules out proposed legislation for educational institutions

The minister further informed that the University Grants Commission has established guidelines for basic facilities and amenities aimed at providing a safe and secure environment for women

Published on 6th February 2023

Our struggle against NEET will continue, says CM Stalin, calls for all-party meet to decide next course of action

In order to discuss the next plan of action, the state government has convened an all-party meeting on January 8, the chief minister informed the state Assembly

Published on 6th January 2022

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