Friday, January 21, 2022

Ritika Chopra


In UP last lap, BJP writes to EC: Use women cops to check voters in burqa
Thu, Jun 18, 2020

UP polls 2017: Both phases cover 89 seats in eastern UP, a region with a signficant share of Muslim voters.

IIT Council to meet in April to review tuition fee hike
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

According to HRD ministry sources, this proposal will be among the main agenda items of the IIT Council meeting on April 29.

Firing of professor will hurt Ashoka, says university faculty body as three staff exit over Kashmir petition
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

The Faculty Council, in an email sent to all teachers on October 8, said it had resisted the plan to fire Narayanan.

PISA Tests: India to take part in global teen learning test in 2021
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

The ministry is learnt to have contacted OECD representatives in December last year. The latter has agreed to the request.

World-class institutions: HRD may dilute UGC’s funding powers
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Funds to be directly released by HRD Ministry

Election Commission pushes to make electoral bribery cognizable offence
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

According to sources, the Bill was also referred to the states for comments as criminal law and criminal procedure are in the concurrent list.

Not satisfied with his reply, HRD to seek detailed probe against AMU Vice-Chancellor Zameeruddin Shah
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

The ministry had initiated the process to launch a probe against him based on the complaint submitted by Wasim Ahmed, ex-Visitor’s nominee to the AMU Court.

Exit poll: Fixed responsiblity for ‘breach’, Dainik Jagran tells poll officer
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

When The Indian Express contacted Sharma, he neither confirmed nor denied whether the Jagran Group had initiated any punitive action against him.

Exit polls and why they are restricted by the panel: All your questions answered
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

An editor has been arrested for violating a 2010 election law on publishing exit poll results while elections are still on. The Indian Express explains the background and reasons for the curbs.

Garhwal university V-C is issued HRD showcause notice
Wed, Feb 15, 2017

The President, who is the Visitor of all central universities, is learnt to have approved ministry’s proposal this week.

For posting UP exit polls, EC orders 15 FIRs against Dainik Jagran
Tue, Feb 14, 2017

The EC asked for 15 separate FIRs to be lodged against Resource Development International (I) Pvt. Ltd, the agency that conducted the poll, and the editorial head of the Hindi daily under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.

Vacant seats at IITs, NITs: Government nod to scrapping of unpopular courses
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

The HRD ministry held a meeting on February 3 to deliberate on the report submitted by the three-member panel headed by IIT-Kharagpur director.