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Mohan Guruswamy | Let’s move from unitary state to Union of States

The delimitation exercise now underway will reduce the weightage in Parliament of the states that did better

06 Jun 2023 12:05 AM

Final year exams mandatory, deadline can be altered by states: SC

If any state feels they can't conduct exams by that date, they must approach the UGC for new dates to hold the exam, bench said

28 Aug 2020 12:32 PM

Yuva Sena moves Supreme Court seeking cancellation of final year exams due to COVID-19

Yuva Sena secretary Varun Sardesai said the petition filed by him was admitted on Saturday.

18 Jul 2020 8:43 PM

Rahul urges UGC to cancel university exams, says its 'extremely unfair to conduct exams during COVID-19'

The Congress has launched a campaign in favour of students, demanding cancellation of exams during the pandemic and urging their promotion

10 Jul 2020 2:11 PM

UGC directive on new academic calender

The new academic session for freshers may begin in universities from September and for already enrolled students in August

01 May 2020 12:05 PM


HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal pays surprise visit to ICHR, ICSSR offices in Delhi

The Minister visited different departments and met all the officials and support staff of these organisations.

23 Aug 2019 1:59 PM

Will UGC 'dare' to celebrate Nov 8 as 'Surgical Strike Day', asks Kapil Sibal

'Will UGC dare celebrate 8th Nov as Surgical Strike Day depriving poor of their livelihoods? This another jumla!' Sibal said.

21 Sep 2018 4:11 PM

Patriotism not politics: Govt defends ‘Surgical Strikes’ Day’ in colleges

With opposition accusing govt of politicising surgical strikes, Javadekar rejected their criticism as 'absolutely ridiculous and false'.

21 Sep 2018 3:56 PM

Bengal will not celebrate Surgical Strike day: Minister after UGC direction

The education minister criticised the BJP-led central government for trying to 'malign and politicise' the Army.

21 Sep 2018 2:01 PM

UGC bid to ban junk food

This will prevent lifestyle diseases which have a direct link with excessive weight,” the UGC said in a communication to the universities.

23 Aug 2018 7:07 AM


Delhi HC: Unfortunate JNU overlooking plagiarism claim

The court sought the Centre, University Grants Commission and JNU’s response to the application by Septem-ber 4, the next date of hearing.

02 Aug 2018 5:19 AM

Left to press for PM's reply on communal violence, lynching in Monsoon Session

Opposition parties would be meeting on July 16 and work out a strategy for the Parliament, said the Left leaders.

15 Jul 2018 4:53 PM

Centre proposes replacing UGC with Higher Education Commission

HRD Ministry has sought comments of educationists, general public, other stakeholders before 5 pm on July 7 on the draft.

27 Jun 2018 8:58 PM

St Stephen’s: Move to apply for autonomy is ‘arbitrary’

Concerns were also raised on how the college will have to introduce courses that are technical.

11 May 2018 5:43 AM

Deregulating varsities: Quality is the real issue

Currently, most of our universities suffer from uniformity, which does not offer the competitive edge.

26 Mar 2018 4:24 AM


Delhi HC seeks replies from UGC, DU

Justice V. Kameswar Rao issued notices to the UGC and DU seeking their replies on the plea and listed the matter for hearing on May 14.

15 Feb 2018 2:47 AM

3 TISS centers may shut due to UGC fund crunch

The source also confirmed that the academic year 2017-18 is the last batch for these centers.

11 Feb 2018 6:01 AM

UGC asks students to visit homes of martyrs

As part of the celebrations, consulates and missions abroad have been asked to organise cultural events.

09 Aug 2017 2:32 AM

Government takes steps to set up worldclass institutes

There will be no ministry involvement and the empowered committee to have last word on the selection of these institutes, sources stated.

05 Aug 2017 1:36 AM

Degree issued by one varsity to be respected by all: Bombay HC

The petition was filed through advocate Kalyani Tulankar.

27 Jul 2017 1:19 AM