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Mar 29, 2019
Meena Pillai quits Kerala University over HRD diktat: Researchers can't stoop before eccentricities of regressive regimes, writes professora circular issued by the Vice Chancellor of the Central University of Kerala made visible some of the fault lines that mark the future of academic freedom and dedicated research in our country. The circular contained problematic clauses which stated that research in the university needs to be done according to "national priorities," that research in "irrelevant areas" need not be promoted any longer, and that the faculty will draw up a list of projects from which prospective research scholars will be asked to choose their topics of research
Feb 22, 2019
Days after Pulwama attack, UGC writes to varsities across country to ensure safety of Kashmiri students on campusIn the wake of the attack on Kashmiri students after the Pulwama incident, the UGC on Friday wrote to vice-chancellors of varsities across the country to ensure their safety on campus and to maintain peace and harmony
Jan 23, 2019
Supreme Court upholds department-wise SC/ST quota in universities, dismisses Centre's plea against Allahabad HC orderA bench of Justice UU Lalit and Justice Indira Banerjee dismissed Centre’s special leave petition which challenged the Allahabad High Court order.
Jan 10, 2019
Reports claiming Hindi to be made compulsory in schools across India are 'mischievous and misleading', tweets Prakash JavadekarUnion HRD minister Prakash Javadekar has clarified that reports in the media claiming the New Education Policy is going to advocate for Hindi to be made compulsory in schools across India till Class 8 are false.
Oct 27, 2018
Rift in NDA in Bihar? Upendra Kushwaha meets Tejashwi Yadav after BJP agrees to 50-50 seat-sharing formula with JD(U)Union minister and RLSP president Upendra Kushwaha met RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav Friday, triggering speculation of discontent within NDA grouping in Bihar, hours after BJP chief Amit Shah announced a seat-sharing formula in the state for Lok Sabha elections.
Oct 12, 2018
HRD ministry seeks report from AMU on prayer meet held for deceased militant as varsity sets up inquiry committeeHRD ministry asked AMU to send a report on the prayer meeting held at the varsity's campus for Hizbul Mujahideen commander Manan Bashir Wani.
Sep 21, 2018
'Observe 29 September as Surgical Strike Day': UGC issues circular to universities, Opposition terms it 'another jumla'In a first, the University Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday directed universities and higher educational institutes across the country to observe 29 September as "Surgical Strike Day" to mark the second anniversary of the Indian Army's strike against terror cells across the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
Sep 11, 2018
Mumbai University to frame anti-plagiarism guidelines based on UGC rules, set up panel to curb problemThe Mumbai University is set to formulate its own guidelines to tackle plagiarism based on the rules given by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in August this year.
Aug 27, 2018
UGC directs 21 Delhi University colleges to appoint regular principals, warns of withholding grants if institutes do not complyHindu College, Jesus and Mary College, Kamala Nehru College and Gargi College, are among the colleges that have been warned by the UGC.
Aug 20, 2018
IIT-Council rejects proposal to reform JEE (Advanced), will continue to offer B Tech courses, says Prakash JavadekarIIT council decided Monday it will continue to offer B Tech programmes and there will be no reform in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)