Books on Modi outnumber those on Gandhi, Nehru in Maharashtra school order
The state's education department has placed an order for nearly 150,000 books on Narendra Modi, but fewer than 5,000 on Mahatma Gandhi.
View: If India can address shortfalls in this key area, economic growth will follow
As per the 2017 HCI rankings, India’s performance was slightly better than that of sub-Saharan Africa, but lower than its regional south Asian nations
After 'Padmaavat', Kangana Ranaut's 'Manikarnika' now faces protests by Brahmin outfit
The film is facing the ire of a little-known right-wing fringe outfit, the Sarva Brahmin Mahasabha.
Neerja Birla's Budget wishlist: More attention to mental healthcare, special needs education
The Government must do more for mental health, which remains a much-neglected arena.
Religion a personal choice, should be free from coercion: Rajnath Singh
The senior BJP leader made the assertion while observing that Indian tradition takes pride in giving freedom to have, to retain and to adopt a religion or belief.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee's policies helped script high growth in 2003-08
Vajpayee’s team did relentless diplomacy to successfully avert the effect of immediate sanctions post Pokhran. Similarly, one can say that the seeds of GST were sown during his term, with the appointment of two key task forces on tax reforms under Vijay Kelkar.
Protests over Padmaavat turn violent
Thousands of people were stranded on the Ahmedabad-Udaipur highway after the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation stopped services fearing violence.
Centre wants to know students’ bank details
BMC education officer Mahesh Palkar said the database was being created to disburse benefits through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT), a system to directly transfer subsidies, such as money for books, uniforms or scholarships, to bank accounts.
9-member panel to prepare final draft of National Education Policy
The Human Resource Development Ministry on Monday constituted a nine-member panel to prepare the final draft of the National Education Policy to be headed by eminent scientist K. Kasturirangan.
India ahead of other democracies in terms of freedom of expression: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
"India's beauty lies in its cultural heritage and social harmony. But some elements want to disturb this fabric," Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said.
Indian Army does not communalise: Northern Command chief
"We take on the religion of our troops and we do not communalise any of them. There is 'sarva dharma sthal' in every formation," Lt Gen Anbu said.
Students on vacation, headmaster turns classrooms into poultry farm
“We have also issued a notice to the block education officer.The department is embarrassed by the entire episode and will never tolerate such irregularities in schools,” the BSA added.
United or divided Congress, nothing to affect BJP campaign: Shivraj Singh Chouhan, CM, Madhya Pradesh
"It is just that it looks as if they are fighting to create their own empires — Kamal Nath sarkar, Jyotiraditya sarkar, Digvijaya Sarkar, etc," said Chouhan.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee's five steps that changed India forever
Vajpayee was the first non-Congress prime minister to complete full term of five years. But that was not his only achievement.
View that minorities insecure a political propaganda: Venkaiah Naidu
The former BJP president also cautioned against creating divide in the nation by singling out one community, saying it will draw adverse reaction from other communities.
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