Taking a tough stand on sexual abuse of schoolchildren, the central board of secondary education (CBSE) has asked all schools to set up toll-free helpline for children facing sexual exploitation.
Indirect tax collection maintained its bumper pace in August, supporting the view that the economy can do better than the below expectation 7 per cent growth recorded in the first quarter of the cu
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed passed away this morning (Thursday) at AIIMS in Delhi. He was 79. Sayeed, who was detected with sepsis and decreased blood counts, was sufferi
National Independent Schools Alliance (NISA) has criticized the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for imposing a penalty of Rs 50,000 on schools for not furnishing ‘confidential inf
Nobody ever learnt a language that was imposed on them. Language is an emotive issue and history is replete with instances when making a language mandatory has led to outrage and even bloodletting.
The cabinet has approved the scrapping of the no-detention policy in schools till Class VIII and students will now have to take exams in class V and VIII. This has been done as the quality of
It has been a year since you took charge of the new ministry. What is your biggest worry as in charge of education in India? My first priority – and that reflects my
Taking cognisance of the alleged CBSE paper leak of Maths and Economics for classes 10 and 12, respectively, prime minister Narendra Modi asked union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar to take st
This year’s interim budget allocated Rs 93,847.64 crore for education. Of this, Rs 56,386.63 crore was for school education, a hike of 10 percent over the allocation made in the previous budg