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Smriti Irani ‘Anti-Rational’, Hits Back Kanhaiya Kumar

JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar on Mother’s Day questioned how a mother can punish her children based on wrong reports or doctored videos, hence branding the minister of Human Resources Development as “Anti-Rational” mother of an “anti-nationals” before wishing her a happy Mother’s day. Kanhaiya Kumar is presently out on bail after he was slapped with sedition by Delhi ...

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JNU Students on Huner Strike Supporting Univ. of Hyderabad Students over Vemula Suicide

The HRD ministry is vividly shaken by the stormy response to its diktat over central universities as the suicide of Rohith Vemula, a Dalit student from Central University of Hyderabad, began to spread to other universities, especially JNU in Delhi. Three students of Jawaharlal Nehru University have begun a hunger strike in solidarity with the protesting students of CUH and ...

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History of North East included in NCERT Books, UGC Curriculum: Minister

  Following the Central Board of Secondary Education’s decision to insert the history of India’s north-east region in its textbooks, the University Grant Commission (UGC) too has advised the universities to incorporate the following topics in the university curriculum: Among the suggestions mad e by the uGC include novels and short stories from the North East, which will get into ...

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Smriti Irani Pitches for Dignity of Labour, Reveals She Washed Utensils in 5-Star Hotel 15 Years Ago

Stressing the dignity of labour, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday told a conference of state education ministers in New Delhi that she had washed utensils 15 years back at a hotel in Mumbai. She referred to Prime Minister’s Narendra Modi’s emphasis on giving importance to skills and said no one should feel inferior on being a plumber ...

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BJP Event in AMU May Lead to ‘Communal Conflagaration’, Writes VC to HRD Minister

The founder of Aligarh Muslim University, Syed Muhammed Khan, might be upset in the grave as the local BJP unit is all set to mark the birth anniversary of Jat leader and freedom fighter Raja Mahendra Pratap within the University campus on December 1. While the BJP is ready for the leader’s birth anniversary celebration, the authorities are upset as ...

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