HRD Ministry

  • The FyUP debate: Who is responsible for the mess in Delhi University? 27-06-2014 07:18 PM

    Clarifying its stand over the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP), the Delhi University has written a letter to the University Grants Commission (UGC) stating that it has decided to roll back the course and will hold the admissions under the three-year undergraduate programme. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey meets some students, parents, teachers...
  • Is Dinesh Singh the real fall guy in DU FYUP row? 24-06-2014 10:45 PM

    Amidst protests and confusion over the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme, Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh has resigned from his position. However, the Human Resource Development Ministry said that it has not received Singh's resignation yet. ...
  • Delhi University politics: Does anyone care about the students? 24-06-2014 07:01 PM

    The University Grants Commission and Delhi University are in an open war over the Four-year undergraduate programme. Caught in the crossfire are students with 36 colleges deciding at the last minute not to issue their first cut-off lists till the crisis is resolved. CNN-IBN takes calls of people from across...
  • FTP: Agenda for HRD Minister: What should be the HRD Minister's top priorities? 29-05-2014 10:58 PM

    A day after Smriti Irani took charge of the Human Resource Development Ministry, a controversy stirred up over her educational qualification. However, new HRD Minister requested the people to judge her for her work. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts what should be the HRD Minister's...
  • Should educational qualification be the basis for deciding the competence of a minister? 28-05-2014 10:34 PM

    A day after Smriti Irani took charge of the Human Resource Development Ministry, a controversy stirred up over her educational qualification. Even though she is being targeted by the Opposition, Irani refused to comment on the issue. IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai asks the panel of experts whether educational qualification should...
  • Is graduation degree necessary to be a competent minister? 28-05-2014 07:06 PM

    Terming as 'lacklustre' Narendra Modi's new Council of Ministers, Congress on Tuesday took pot-shots at the new government saying its HRD Minister Smriti Irani was "not even a graduate." Smriti Irani herself has refused to comment on the controversy over her educational qualification. CNN-IBN takes the views of people from...
  • Filing of wrong affidavit the main issue: Congress on Smriti Irani 28-05-2014 05:16 PM

    Congress spokesperson Abhiskek Manu Singhvi hit out at Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani on her educational qualification. He said, "The party is not interested in personal issues of qualification. The issue is if Smriti Irani has filed wrong affidavit about her educational quilaification." ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 18-07-2013 11:57 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is it time for a national audit on the quality of food served in mid day meals? 18-07-2013 10:44 PM

    In an interview to IBN18 Editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai, HRD Minister Pallam Raju said a new committee has been set up to look into the quality of the mid day meals served to students in schools. ...
  • News 360: HRD Ministry had warned Bihar about hygiene issues with mid day meals 18-07-2013 09:02 PM

    The Ministry of Human Resource Development had in April 2013 warned the Bihar government over problems faced by the mid day meal scheme in the state. ...
  • HRD Ministry raised hygiene issue in mid day meals with Bihar 18-07-2013 07:40 PM

    The Ministry of Human Resource Development had in April 2013 warned the Bihar government over problems faced by the mid day meal scheme in the state. Two reports prepared by independent agencies showed that students and their parents were not happy with the quality of food served at schools in...
  • Did Bihar government ignore HRD Ministry's warning on mid day meals? 18-07-2013 07:22 PM

    The Ministry of Human Resource Development had in April 2013 warned the Bihar government over problems faced by the mid day meal scheme in the state. Two reports prepared by independent agencies showed that students and their parents were not happy with the quality of food served at schools in...
  • Mid day meals: HRD Ministry says it had warned Bihar government 18-07-2013 07:17 PM

    HRD Minister Pallam Raju says that a few months back 12 districts in Bihar were warned over the hygiene issues in mid day meals. Raju added that Saran, where 23 children died after eating mid day meals, was among the districts. ...
  • Will build on Kapil Sibal's work: New HRD Minister Pallam Raju 28-10-2012 03:48 PM

    The former junior defence minister Pallam Raju has got a promotion. He is the new Human Resource Development Minister. Speaking to reporters, he said that the reshuffle had rectified the representation of Andhra Pradesh in the Cabinet. He added that it was time to strengthen the party base in the...
  • IIT entrance row over, agreement on new format 28-06-2012 12:05 AM

    The IIT council and the HRD Ministry agreed upon a new formulae for admissions and it would be implemented from 2013. ...
  • IIT Delhi may move court after Senate meet 20-06-2012 02:36 PM

    IIT Delhi Senate member Prof Sanjiv Sanghi said on Wednesday they they can move the court against the new common entrance test format after Thursday's meeting. Sanghi said the new test format is a big blow to their autonomy. ...
  • Why is the Aakash tablet PC a distant dream for students? 25-05-2012 11:43 PM

    Six months after the launch of the world's cheapest tablet computer Aakash, not a single tablet has been delivered so far. ...
  • Anand insulted: When will we learn to respect our sporting icons? 25-08-2010 12:07 AM

    On India at 9, CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to a panel of experts on the controversy surrounding the HRD Ministry's failure to give citizenship clearance to Vishwanathan Anand. ...
  • Govt unveils Rs 1500 PC 23-07-2010 10:32 AM

    The HRD ministry unveiled Thursday a completely Indian PC that costs just 1500 rupees! ...
  • 11, 12 to have common science course: HRD Ministry 16-02-2010 11:31 PM

    The HRD Ministry plans to move to a system of single entrance test for all streams. ...
  • Govt raises nursery admission age to 4 yrs 16-02-2010 11:34 AM

    HRD Ministry recommended Delhi Govt to increase the age of admission. ...
  • HRD initiative: Educational degrees to be digitalised 13-01-2010 10:30 AM

    You'll be able to access college degrees or school marksheets at the click of a button. ...
  • Watch: Sibal proposes reform in university admission 13-10-2009 11:12 PM

    He suggested there should be a single entrance exam for admissions. ...
  • Watch: Pros and cons of class X board exams 26-06-2009 05:41 AM

    HRD Minister Kapil Sibal has proposed to scrap off class 10th boards. ...
  • Metro wipes: Big news from big cities 06-05-2008 11:43 PM

    St Lucia: A tied ODI series has spiced up Australia’s tour of the West Indies, and Tuesday’s first Twenty20 at the Beausejour Cricket Ground in Gros Islet. It is rare that West Indies can claim to be on even terms with Australia, but that is the scenario following a spirited...