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13 January, 2019 5:31 PM Gulab Chand Kataria Unanimously Chosen As Rajasthan Leader Of Opposition

Gulab Chand Kataria was also selected as the leader of the BJP legislature party while seven-time MLA Rajendra Rathore was chosen as his deputy. Senior BJP legislator Gulab Chand Kataria was on Sunday unanimously chosen as the Leader of Opposition in the Rajasthan assembly by the BJP legislature party during a meeting at the party office. The 74-year-old 204

10 January, 2019 8:00 AM No plans to make Hindi compulsory: Prakash Javadekar

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday countered media reports on the government`s intention of making Hindi compulsory. He said that no language is being given a compulsory status in the new National Education Policy (NEP). Taking to Twitter, Javadekar clarified that the concerned committee has not recommended making 174

10 January, 2019 7:13 AM Minister Rejects Report On Plan To Make Hindi Compulsory Till Class 8

Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday countered media reports on government's intention of making Hindi compulsory, saying that no language is being given a compulsory status in the new National Education Policy (NEP). "The Committee on New Education Policy in its draft report has not recommended making any language compulsory 157

3 January, 2019 5:35 PM Parliament Nods Bill That Scraps ''No Detention'' Policy

The Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed after a brief discussion the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to scrap the "no detention" policy up to Class 8th for improving "learning outcomes". However, the Bill empowers the state governments to either scrap the "no detention" policy or keep it intact. As per the old policy 109

26 December, 2018 2:47 PM HRD Clears Backlog Of Scholarships With Special Grant Of Rs 250 Crores

The UGC and the AICTE have cleared the backlog of scholarships using a special grant of Rs 250 crore from the HRD Ministry, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Wednesday. The Human Resource Development Minister also said the government is "positive" about the demand by research scholars of a hike in the scholarship amount. "There were repetitive complaints 83

26 December, 2018 12:01 PM Lok Sabha polls: BJP appoints in-charges for 17 states

Govardhan Jhadapia, a Gujarat leader, Dushyant Gautam, who is a party vice president, and Narottam Mishra, who is from Madhya Pradesh, will be in-charge of Uttar Pradesh. BJP president Amit Shah on December 26 appointed the party's in-charges for the Lok Sabha polls for 17 states, drafting in Union minister Prakash Javadekar for steering the campaign 84

24 December, 2018 11:16 AM Congress duping farmers: Prakash Javadekar

Union minister Prakash Javadekar said the Congress had promised waiver of all farm debt in the five states of Karnataka, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan but has now turned back on its promise. The BJP Monday accused the Congress of "duping" farmers in states ruled by it by "not" waiving off their loans as promised and dubbed the party 89

29 November, 2018 1:07 PM Navjot Singh Sidhu returns from Pakistan, defends photos with pro-Khalistan leader

Sidhu says thousands of photos were clicked during his visit to Pakistan, adds he does not know who Gopal Singh Chawla is. Attari, Punjab: After a rather controversial visit to Pakistan for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor, Navjot Singh Sidhu returned to India, and to questions galore, on Thursday afternoon. The biggest of several 180

27 November, 2018 7:08 AM Rajasthan Assembly Polls 2018: BJP releases manifesto

The manifesto was unveiled by Union ministers Arun Jaitley and Prakash Javadekar, and Rajathan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, in the presence of BJP leaders and workers. The BJP on November 27 released its manifesto for the December 7 Rajasthan polls, saying it had met 95 per cent of the promises it had made in 2013. The manifesto was unveiled by Union 101

21 November, 2018 5:28 PM BJP committed to building Ram temple in Ayodhya: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah reiterated that his party was committed to building a Ram temple in Ayodhya and it would not change its stand. He also exuded confidence of forming next government at the Centre in 2019 with a majority higher than that of the present one despite the Congress' bid to forge a grand alliance. Shah made the remarks while interacting 162