Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicEducation Minister

Topic: Education Minister

Infrastructure burden, loss of purpose — why Kendriya Vidyalaya scrapped admissions quota for MPs

Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan scrapped MPs quota from special provisions list, allegedly because schools were getting too many recommendations. It removed quota for education minister last year.

PM Modi’s ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ will boost students’ confidence, says education minister

Dharmendra Pradhan also said that he has written letters to CMs and governors as part of the outreach efforts for the event on 1 April.

‘Prioritise & make choice’ — SC refuses to defer NEET-UG exam scheduled for 12 September

The apex court said it will be 'very unfair' to reschedule the examination and underlined there may never be a situation where everyone is satisfied with the date of exams.

As NEP turns one, Pradhan calls for making education affordable, accessible & equitable

In a series of tweet, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan expressed his resolve to 'realise the aspirations' of Aatmanirbhar Bharat and make India a 'vibrant knowledge economy'.

Dear Dharmendra Pradhanji, forget IITs, IIMs for a moment. Real crisis is in school education

Much of the strides in school education over the last decade or more, may have been wiped out over the last year-and-a-half.

On Camera

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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