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Harbhajan Singh pledges Rajya Sabha salary to the education of farmers' daughters

He added that he had joined the Rajya Sabha for the betterment of the nation and would do everything he can for the cause

Published on 16th April 2022

Centre gives the nod for three new medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh

With the aim of expanding opportunities for the underprivileged to study medicine and provide quality healthcare, the scheme proposes medical colleges for existing district hospitals

Published on 6th April 2022

India doing better than China: Edu Ministry; questioned about 6% GDP allocation for education 

The Ministry of Education answered questions on increase in investments in education, drop-out rates and the importance granted to local languages in the NEP during Question Hour in Rajya Sabha

Published on 23rd March 2022

What the FAQ: Do 638 police stations in India really have no phone lines?

The report titled Police – Training, Modernisation, Reforms is a set of recommendations given by the committee to the Ministry of Home Affairs. All the data presented is as of January 1, 2020

Published on 11th February 2022

Over 10k seats in IITs, 8.7k seats in NITs remained vacant in last two years: Edu Minister Pradhan 

When it comes to the NITs in 2020-21, 3,741 seats were vacant. The number went up to 5,012 in 2021-22

Published on 10th February 2022

More than 300 teaching, non-teaching staff in centrally-run schools died due to COVID-19, gov't tells Rajya Sabha

Nearly 40,000 teachers of the KVS were taking online classes from school premises up until the second wave of COVID-19 in April this year

Published on 22nd December 2021

For any country to flourish and develop, it is important to draw from its roots: VP Venkaiah Naidu at Rishihood University 

The Founding Chancellor of this Delhi-based university is Rajya Sabha member Suresh Prabhu. Other founding members were also present for the occasion  

Published on 18th December 2021

During 2020, nearly 2 lakh ST students did not use their post-matric scholarships. Here is why

The data was revealed by Bishweshwar Tudu, Minister of State for Tribal Affairs in the Rajya Sabha, while answering a question by BJP MP GVL Narasimha Rao

Published on 17th December 2021

Infra woes: 27k schools across India do not have proper buildings, according to MoE

Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan had said this in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, while answering a question by Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MP KRN Rajeshkumar

Published on 2nd December 2021

122 Kendriya Vidyalayas opened in the last five years, says Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

However, the state wise disparity in opening of KVs was particularly noticeable during the same period

Published on 2nd December 2021

TN MPs meet Andhra CM Jagan to enlist support for  Stalin's campaign against NEET

The delegation consisted of North Chennai Lok Sabha MP Kalanidhi V and Rajya Sabha Member TKS Elangovan

Published on 12th October 2021

How this Kerala MP is using public libraries to help rural, tribal children get access to education

CPIM's Rajya Sabha MP Dr V Sivadasan recently kickstarted an initiative called NetWork to bridge digital divide among Adivasi students

Published on 3rd October 2021

Dropouts in India's IITs, NITs: More than 60 per cent of them are SC, ST or OBC, finds study

The most recent question on the issue was raised by Rajya Sabha MP Dr V Sivadasan of the CPIM and was answered on August 5 by Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Published on 9th August 2021

Rajya Sabha passes a bill to set up Central University in Ladakh amidst opposition protest in the parliament over Pegasus, farm laws

The Rajya Sabha passed the bill with a voice vote amidst a walkout by the opposition parties including the Congress, TMC and DMK

Published on 9th August 2021

Completely false to say no one died due to oxygen shortage: Delhi Health Minister 

The central government on Tuesday informed the Rajya Sabha that no deaths due to lack of oxygen were specifically reported by states and UTs during the second COVID-19 wave

Published on 21st July 2021

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