Smriti Irani’s College Degree is Not the Problem

One really can’t blame Smriti Irani, our Education Minister, for the mess in education – since she is really not much educated herself. Oh, she did pass her school-leaving exams, but can’t quite remember what degree course she applied for or at which …

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dna Impact: Smriti Irani steps in to help Kashmiri youth struggling to arrange fee for IIT

After dna first highlighted the plight of Zahid Ahmad Qureshi who was unable to pay his fees to study in IIT, the report created a flutter on the social media. Orphaned as a child, the Kashmir youth cracked IIT despite several odds. On social media, many …

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IIM Bill: Smriti Irani should get off the backs of IIMs, not hem them in

The HRD Ministry’s draft bill on the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) has raised a storm of protest from the boards of most of the premier institutes. The ostensible purpose of the Indian Institutes of Management Bill, 2015, is to declare them as …

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HRD Minister Smriti Irani announced to set up Malviya Commonwealth Chair for educational development in India

India is expected to set up the Malviya Commonwealth Chair for cross border teacher education anytime soon. It is being framed keeping in mind the need of curriculum development, proper assessment of the students’ progress, pre-service and in-service …

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NSUI members detained for protesting outside Smriti Irani’s residence

New Delhi: Delhi Police personnel detained several members of the National Students Union of India (NSUI) who along with Congress members were agitating outside the residence of Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani here on Monday. The …

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Dr. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe to take over as new AICTE Chairman; MHRD took 6 months to fill the vacuum

AICTE has acquired a status of regulator of management education apart from technical education in India. Hon’ble Supreme Court of India has also asked AICTE to continue as the regulator of Management Education instead of UGC. The updated website of …

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