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Jul 04, 2019
Economic Survey 2019 says airports, monuments, trains, roads could be named after highest taxpayers over decadeTo improve tax compliance, the Economic Survey 2018-19 on Thursday suggested that the government could consider giving top-10 taxpayers in each district recognition by way of "diplomatic"-type privileges at the immigration counter, express boarding at airports, and even naming of roads, buildings and schools
Jun 19, 2019
Yogi Adityanath govt clears draft ordinance to ban 'anti-national activities' in Uttar Pradesh varsities; Congress questions moveThe draft ordinance to ban use of campuses of private universities in Uttar Pradesh for "anti-national activity" has not gone down well with the Opposition, with the Congress saying that the move smacked of "foisting" RSS ideology on educational institutions.
Jan 16, 2019
Indian universities move up in Times Higher Education rankings with 49 institutes; 25 make it to top 200Leading India in the Times Higher Education rankings again is IISc, followed by IIT-Bombay. However, both of them slipped back a place this year, largely due to increased competition.
Aug 16, 2018
Crisis in Indian universities worsening: 33% teaching posts vacant, no varsity in country among top 100 globallyA third of teaching posts are vacant in India’s central universities and no Indian university finds a place in the global top 100.
Jul 10, 2018
Institutes of Eminence: Question to ask is why more applicants didn't get the status, not why Jio Institute got itThe Institutes of Eminence status is being given to an institution that holds the potential to be a world-class university in the years to come.
Nov 28, 2017
Indian universities must become centres of excellence, produce multi-skilled students: Venkaiah NaiduM Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said that the universities in the country should become centres of excellence and produce multi-skilled students of tomorrow.
Aug 02, 2017
Cabinet scraps no-detention policy; proposed bill will allow states to fail kids in Class 5 and 8The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the scrapping of the no-detention policy in schools till Class VIII as mandated by the Right to Education (RTE) Act 2010
Jun 08, 2017
Going cashless at universities: Govt can also look at giving exemption with some ridersUniversities going cashless would spread to other institutions and establishments given the me-too attitude of the Indians by and large
Mar 25, 2017
Vice President Hamid Ansari says universities must be defended as free spacesFreedom of our universities has been challenged by narrow considerations & there is a need to defend them as free spaces, Vice President Hamid Ansari said.
Feb 23, 2017
Ramjas College row: AAP alleges ABVP activists of formenting trouble in universitiesThe AAP on Thursday claimed that ABVP activists themselves raise anti-India slogans and foment trouble in educational campuses, a day after violent clashes at Ramjas College here involving the RSS-backed students body.