HRD MINISTER

  • FTP: Agenda for HRD Minister: What should be the HRD Minister's top priorities? May 29, 2014

    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. CNNIBN 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? May 28, 2014

    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 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai asks the panel of experts whether educational qualification should...
  • Is graduation degree necessary to be a competent minister? May 28, 2014

    Terming as 'lacklustre' Narendra Modi's new Council of Ministers, Congress on Tuesday took potshots 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. CNNIBN takes the views of people from...
  • Cartoon row: Panel to remove 43 caricatures July 3, 2012

    The committee noted that there are too many caricatures of former prime minister Indira Gandhi in NCERT text books, some of them politically sensitive. ...
  • FTN: Should the IITs be totally independent from the govt? June 11, 2012

    Defending the decision to have a common entrance test, Kapil Sibal said it was taken in accordance with the IIT Act passed by Parliament. ...
  • Watch: Sibal seeks partnership with US universities October 29, 2009

    After announcing radical changes in education in India, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal is in the US, seeking help from top universities for the proposed expansion of the education sector. But US universities have some concerns of their own. ...