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Should UGC be `scrapped`?

The HRD panel in its recommendations on Wednesday reportedly suggested that the University Grants Commission (UGC) had "failed to fulfill its responsibilities" and had "not been able

Trouble for Smriti Irani: Court to hear case on her qualifications

It is a season of pouring trouble for the Modi government. As the issue of external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj’s humanitarian gesture misfires, a Delhi court has taken cognisance of a com

AAP countdown for Sushma, Raje resignation begins

To recover from the Jitender Singh Tomar episode in degree scam, the Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday said it will launch a nationwide protests and demanded the resignation of union human resources mini

E-pathshala goes the mobile app way

India has embraced the Modi government’s Digital India initiative and not to be left behind, human resource development ministry has launched a number of mobile apps and web-based platforms.

Morning briefing: US condemns Pathankot terror attack, wants Pakistan to take action

The US expects Pakistan will take actions against the perpetrators of the terror attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot, a top American official said, hours after Islamabad said it is working

Kanhaiya, this is not fair: you must thank these people for your stardom

Though Jhandewalan sees a rat in this story, JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar has become a star of sorts overnight – or over 22 days. With the “freedom” speech on Thursday night, fo

When HRD minister entered in a nasty Twitter fight with Congress spokesperson

Political war that too on Twitter was a new low on Monday when HRD minister Smriti Irani entered in a Twitter spat with Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi. The nasty conversation started ove

What to expect from the new education policy

Here are few things we expect from the draft policy that has been submitted by a five-member committee headed by former cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian. The committee formulated the new education

“Right to education should be from age three”

The UPA government’s big initiative in education was the Right to Education (RTE) Act. The NDA government’s big initiative promises to be the new education policy. A five-member com

Smriti Irani no more fire and brimstone

Smriti Zubin Irani’s fall from grace is dramatic. The minister who would regularly wade into nasty controversies had it coming all this while and one needn’t be taken aback.

Textile sector workers to get fixed term employment

The fixed term employment has been introduced in apparel manufacturing sector in Industrial Employment (Standing Order) Act through an October 7 notification of the labour ministry. The decision wo

Thinking beyond governance and compliance

The need of good corporate governance and compliances, and demonetisation were some of the main discussion points at the three-day annual convention of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India

Demand for products with zero carbon footprint: Modi

 "There is a demand for products with zero carbon footprint,” said prime minister Narendra Modi who inaugurated a mega-trade fair and exhibition: Textiles India 2017 in Gandhinagar

Need to digitise value chain of textile industry: Amitabh Kant

“If India has to grow rapidly, it cannot grow without exports. We still import a lot of raw material like laces, buttons, elastics etc, which makes production expensive for the (clothing) man



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