Monday, 5 December, 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

YourTurn

Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.