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RSS calls shots on education policy

The Modi government’s proposed new education policy has accommodated all the major suggestions made by the Rashtriya Swayamasewak Sangh and its affiliates. The T.S.R.

21 Jun 2016 3:02 AM

‘Panel is finalising certification suggestions’

Shyam Benegal told this newspaper that the committee is now in the process of finalising its recommendations on certification of films over clearances to be obtained from the Animal Welfare Board unde

06 Jun 2016 7:08 AM

Shyam Benegal’s report in cold storage

The censor board is likely to continue making cuts in movies as before with the Narendra Modi government putting the Shyam Benegal panel’s recommendation to limit its role to being a certification aut

06 Jun 2016 4:17 AM

Red carpet for foreign film crews

Foreign film crews, who have often shied away from the Indian locales due to the notorious bureaucratic hurdles, will soon have a red carpet rolled out for them.

26 May 2016 1:31 AM

Censors refuse permit to film on ‘godwoman’

The censor board has rejected certification to a Hindi movie based on the life of a self-proclaimed Hindu godwoman.

16 May 2016 2:00 AM


Expunged remarks still on the Net

In this age of social media and digital penetration, it seems the power of expunging unparliamentary words and acts has been made irrelevant.

13 May 2016 1:49 AM

Modi govt mulls Sangh ideas; education policy this month

The much-delayed new education policy of the Narendra Modi government is likely to be unveiled by the end of the month.

08 May 2016 4:07 AM

Government clears doubling of fees at IITs

The Narendra Modi government has decided to raise the annual fees for undergraduate courses at the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology from the existing Rs 90,000 to Rs 2 lakhs, an increase of

08 Apr 2016 2:33 AM

Smriti Irani: Will expand university rankings

The HRD minister Smriti Irani said efforts were on to make this ranking system an annual affair, and that more categories would be added later.

05 Apr 2016 5:56 AM

JNU, Hyderabad Central University top varsity rankings

Jawaharlal Nehru University, which has been at the centre of a major row over alleged anti-national activities and the arrest of its student union president Kanhaiya Kumar, and Hyderabad Central Unive

05 Apr 2016 1:43 AM


Government to develop India as filming hub

The Narendra Modi government is aiming to develop India as a filming destination for the world even as it cleared 39 international films and television shows for shooting in the country during the pas

03 Mar 2016 12:30 AM

Jackie Chan’s Kung Fu Yoga gets shooting nod from govt

International superstar Jackie Chan is set to shoot in India as the Narendra Modi government has given its go-ahead for the shooting of the movie Kung Fu Yoga.

28 Feb 2016 10:31 AM

Centre-AAP standoff likely over channel

The BJP-led Central government and the Aam Aadmi Party seem to be headed for another political face-off as the Union information and broadcasting ministry is likely to suggest rejection of the Delhi A

20 Feb 2016 5:25 AM

Tricolour on 207-ft pole at universities for ‘strong India’

ABVP activists participate in a protest rally in Bengaluru on Thursday with a 200-foot-long flag demanding the arrest of those who allegedly raised anti-India slogans at Delhi’s JNU. (Photo: PTI)

19 Feb 2016 7:19 AM

Opposition slams flag call, all V-Cs ‘endorse’ it

Despite the Opposition’s criticism of the flag issue, Thursday’s decision is understood to be reflective of the government’s resolve to adopt an aggressive posture on the issue.

19 Feb 2016 1:42 AM


RSS uses films to instil patriotism

The media has always been interested in covering the film industry.

17 Feb 2016 2:23 AM

Coming soon! A spate of movies on Arvind Kejriwal saga

Leaving behind all his contemporaries Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal seems to have become the favourite Indian politician, at least for the country’s filmmakers.

13 Feb 2016 5:12 AM

To spruce up govt’s image, PMO tells all ministries to counter ‘negative’ image

PIB to send daily ‘action taken’ info

11 Feb 2016 12:09 PM

PMO tells all ministries to counter ‘negative’ image

PIB to send daily ‘action taken’ information

11 Feb 2016 5:37 AM

Bill to keep tabs on private colleges

Union human resources development ministry is hoping to introduce unfair practices in education bill during the forthcoming Budget Session of Parliament.

04 Feb 2016 5:21 AM