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Smriti Irani rejects allegations of her ministry pushing for text books by Hindutva ideologues

Sep 11, 2014

Smriti Irani rejects allegations of her ministry pushing for text books by Hindutva ideologues

HRD Minister Smriti Irani today rejected allegations that her ministry was trying to pushbooks written by Hindutva ideologues, saying it will abide by "constitutional modalities" before taking any step. #NewsTracker #Smriti Irani #text books #Hindutva Ideologues #d Sarva Siksha Abhiyan
India needs more competent teachers President Pranab Mukherjee

Sep 05, 2014

India needs more competent teachers President Pranab Mukherjee

Noting that India faces a big challenge to improve the quality of teaching and learning outcomes in schools, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said the nation needs more competent and willing teachers to achieve these objectives. #India #Pranab Mukherjee #NewsTracker #Smriti Irani #Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan
Goa Congress slams Modi sarkar's Teachers' Day diktat

Sep 04, 2014

Goa Congress slams Modi sarkar's Teachers' Day diktat

Even as almost all Goa schools are gearing up to show the live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address on Teachers' Day on Friday, Congress has questioned the "forceful viewing of the telecast." #Politics #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Smriti Irani #Teacher's Day
CM speeches to shared TVs How students will have to endure this Teachers' Day

Sep 02, 2014

CM speeches to shared TVs How students will have to endure this Teachers' Day

Across India, schools are gearing up to ensure that their students can watch the Prime Minister's address on Teachers' Day. And as always Indian politicians are making the most of it. #Uttar Pradesh #Congress #Narendra Modi #Delhi #Kerala #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Chhattisgarh #Television #Uttarakhand #Smriti Irani #Teacher's Day
Smriti slams 'politicisation' of Centre's Teachers' Day plans

Sep 01, 2014

Smriti slams 'politicisation' of Centre's Teachers' Day plans

The Union minister also rejected reports that the Centre was celebrating the day as 'Guru Utsav', saying it was the name of an essay competition and wondered if those criticising her were doing it deliberately for political reasons. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Smriti Irani #Teacher's Day #Guru Utsav

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Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

Aug 29, 2014

Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

This is not a country that produces self taught leaders or intellectuals with the mental toughness and self confidence to say they are self educated. #InMyOpinion #Education #Yale University #Smriti Irani #Ministry of Human Resource Development #Credentials
Smriti Irani vs Madhu Kishwar: Let's debate policies, not degrees

May 28, 2014

Smriti Irani vs Madhu Kishwar: Let's debate policies, not degrees

Belittling someone for their (un)education is not helping matters. A close observation will reveal the best ministers were not the Ox-bridge bunch but hard-working people from humble background. #Narendra Modi #LetterstoFP #Smriti Irani #Modi #Madhu Kishwar #Modi Cabinet