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Institutes warned against false info about NAAC accreditation

Responding to a question in Rajya Sabha, Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of state for HRD said that NAAC accredited were warned against providing misleading information

Published on 23rd March 2017
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  Only in India we want more PhDs: Javadekar  

During the question-answer session at the Rajya Sabha, Union HRD Minister made this statement in the light of number of seats being slashed in JNU

Published on 23rd March 2017
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Dis-placed: 3 out 5 Engineering graduates are unable to find a job, admits Union HRD Minister

Answering a question-answer session in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, Prakash Javadekar expressed concerns about the quality of education in Engineering colleges

Published on 30th March 2017
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Madhu Kishwar on JNU post issue: They're acting like I was selling Chole-Bhature in Sarojini Nagar Market before this

Madhu Kishwar vehemently maintains that she's not a sanghi and questions why JNU's students are yelling themselves hoarse when her predecessor was 'way less qualified'

Published on 10th May 2017
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Tamil Nadu parties join hands to seek complete exemption from NEET, stating that majority of the students were from State Board curricula

The State Assembly has passed its legislation and is now waiting for the President's assent

Published on 19th July 2017
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West Bengal and Tamil Nadu students got different NEET question papers: MPs in Rajya Sabha

Raising the issue during the Zero Hour, Derek O'Brien of the TMC said that until 2013, the English question paper for common medical entrance used to be translated into regional languages

Published on 24th July 2017
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When I was a little girl, I used to fight with guys in the village every day, says Mary Kom who claimed her fifth Asian Championship gold

Besides being an active and top-level boxer, the 35- year-old is a sitting Rajya Sabha MP, whose attendance in the house has never been brought into question

Published on 11th November 2017
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The video of North-Easterners being abused at an ISL game reeks of racism. And it needs to stop NOW

The viral clip from an ISL match shows how much latent racism we have for people who look 'chinky': The answer? Include chapters on the North East in books and pass stronger racism laws

Published on 26th November 2017
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Dyal Singh College not to be renamed until Centre's approval: Prakash Javdekar

The issue was brought up during Zero Hour where the government said it had nothing to do with the move and blamed it on the college management

Published on 19th December 2017
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India saw a rise in medical seats by 5,800 in 2017, Government tells Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha was also told by Union Minister Ashwini Chhoubey that  the one-time increase was permitted this year after the student-teacher ratio was revised

Published on 20th December 2017
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Feminism is about building toilets for women, fighting honour killing: Kanimozhi

DMK Women's Wing President Kanimozhi says that feminism cannot be restricted to #MeToo campaigns, they are also about fighting for basic facilities for women

Published on 27th January 2018
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Chidambaram's Take: Ten points that show you everything that is wrong with the Union budget

Former Finance Minister and Rajya Sabha MP is extremely sceptical of the lastest budget. Find out why. 

Published on 11th February 2018
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How Odisha's education man Achyuta Samanta plans to navigate his way to the Rajya Sabha

From education to social service and now politics, there is no stopping KIIT founder Dr Achyuta Samanta

Published on 15th March 2018
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All smiles: Sachin Tendulkar pays a surprise visit to the school he donated funds to

Sachin has been advocating for the overall development of children right from school days and has been focussed on bringing necessary infrastructure even in the remote areas of India

Published on 28th March 2018
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I feel sad, hurt and helpless: Mary Kom on growing rape cases in India

After the 2012 Nirbhaya case, the Kathua and Unnao rape cases have shook the nation, triggering widespread outrage

Published on 17th April 2018

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