New Delhi : Prakash Javadekar takes charge as the Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, in New Delhi on June 01, 2019. Also seen Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Babul Supriyo. (Photo: IANS/PIB)

No intention to impose any language, says Centre

New Delhi: The Central government said on Saturday that it has not taken a decision on the draft education policy and that there was no intention of imposing any language. The Centre’s response came amid Tamil Nadu opposition parties’ objection to the three-language formula for schools in the state as stated in the draft policy. Information […]

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Amit Shah behind Advani’s success, says Prakash Javadekar

Jaipur:  Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said BJP President Amit Shah was the man behind veteran L.K. Advani’s success in all the elections he contested from the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency in Gujarat. Javadekar’s statement came a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced Shah as the candidate from Gandhinagar. Advani had been […]

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Will bring Ordinance if SC rejects review petition: Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi :  Union Minister Prakash Javadekar assured on Monday that the Centre was committed to reservation and will bring an Ordinance if the Supreme Court rejects its review petition challenging the changes made in the reservation mechanism for university faculties. Javadekar made the remarks in the Lok Sabha during Question Hour after the Samajwadi […]

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10% quota in higher education from coming session: Javadekar

New Delhi :  The upper caste quota law will be applicable to all higher education institutions — private and government — from the upcoming academic session, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters here, the Minister said that the existing quota for the SC/ ST and OBC will […]

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No plans to make Hindi compulsory: Javadekar

New Delhi | 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. […]

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Prakash Javadekar slams Navjot Sidhu for showering praise on Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Jaipur : Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday criticized Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for showering praise on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during the Kartarpur Corridor ceremony in that country. He also slammed Sidhu for discussing domestic issues with Pakistan at a time when Pakistan has been found involved in cross-border terrorism. “Sidhu […]