LS passes Bill scrapping ‘No detention’ policy

New Delhi, July 18 : The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the amendment seeking revocation of ‘no detention’ policy in classes 5 and 8, enabling states now to allow schools to fail the child if he/she fails in either or both classes and withhold their promotion to the next standard. Human Resource Development Minister Prakash […]

LS passes Bill allowing detention of school children

New Delhi, July 18 : The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the amendment seeking revocation of ‘no detention’ policy in classes 5 and 8, enabling states now to allow schools to fail the child if he/she fails in either or both classes and withhold their promotion to the next standard. Human Resource Development Minister Prakash […]

No coercive steps against Kanhaiya till Friday, HC tells JNU

[New Delhi: Manipur University Student’s Union (MUSU) raise slogans demanding the removal of Vice Chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey, in New Delhi on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. ( /PTI] New Delhi, July 18 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) not to take any coercive steps against the former JNUSU […]

Cabinet approves 70 lakh scholarships for minorities

New Delhi, July 18 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the provision of 70 lakh scholarships to students from the minority communities under its pre-matric, post-matric and merit-cum-means based schemes till the year 2020. Union Minister of Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad told a media conference that under the three schemes, the government […]

Rajnath says committed to quota in varsity jobs

New Delhi, July 18 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the government was committed to reservation for weaker sections and that no individual or organization can take it away. Rajnath was responding to concerns of Samajwadi Party members in the Lok Sabha over a UGC circular on teaching vacancies for Scheduled Castes (SCs), […]

No coercive steps against Kanhaiya till Friday, HC tells JNU

New Delhi, July 18 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) not to take any coercive step against the former students union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar till Friday (July 20). The former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president was fined by a panel of the university in connection with a […]