Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicKendriya vidyalaya

Topic: kendriya vidyalaya

Govt identifies 21 Kendriya Vidyalayas as unsafe, directs schools should not be run in them

A HRD ministry audit of buildings older than a decade were found unfit, with the maximum of these in Maharashtra and Assam. Eight of these were constructed in the 1960s.

Is Kendriya Vidyalaya losing popularity among central govt staff? Data suggests so

Proportion of KV students from central govt families has dropped to 47% in 2017-18 from 60% in 2011-12, while that from non-govt families is on the rise.

Larger Supreme Court bench to hear plea against Sanskrit shlokas, Hindi prayer at KVs

An advocate has challenged a policy tweak that made it compulsory for students of all KVs to chant Sanskrit shlokas and a Hindi prayer in the morning assembly.

35,685 सीटों पर सिफारिश भेज ईरानी और जावड़ेकर ने केंद्रीय विद्यालयों में एडमिशन कोटे की उड़ाई धज्जियां

एचआरडी मंत्री के पास केंद्रीय विद्यालयों में एडमिशन सिफारिश के लिए सालाना 450 सीटें हैं। मंत्रियों द्वारा की गई सिफारिश तय सीमा से 2500 प्रतिशत अधिक है

Exclusive: Smriti Irani, Javadekar tried cornering 35,000 Kendriya Vidyalaya seats in 3 years, 25 times their quota

HRD minister can recommend 450 students per year for admission to KV schools. The two BJP ministers sent 35,685 in the last 3 years.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.