Tag Archives: Kapil Sibal

Differences in IIT Kharagpur over Common Entrance Test

Effects of political move have started to put over the IITs, making differences in the formats of entrance exam as opposed action over HRD Minister Kapil Sibal’s ‘one-nation one-test’ proposal. Amongst them only Director of Kharagpur, Damodar Acharya is the one who has supported the Center’s proposal and this step is main cause of separating [...]

Common entrance test: Kanpur and Delhi IITs disobey Kapil Sibal, others supports

The Centre’s ‘one-nation one test’ proposal for IIT-JEE exams move seems to be the major cause of division of IITs and for that a decision is likely to be taken very soon may be on next week. Most IITs are in support of Center, while other protesting against it. According to source, IIT Kharagpur, IIT [...]

From 2013, only one entrance test for all students

A fresh report, Government has announced to follow a newly systematized common admission process for securing seats into undergraduate engineering programs to all centrally-funded engineering institutions (CFTIs) including IITs and NITs, taking consideration of Class XII board results for admission. This is for the first time that weightage will be given to Class XII board [...]

Team Anna report, Prime Minister corrupt, wants inquiry

In yet, Team Anna blamed Congress to be the Center of corruption, but this time point totally turned as this time they accused 15 UPA minister of being “corrupt” including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee. “We will wait till July 24. If the government does not take steps to (set up [...]

Lok Sabha’s ‘Yes’ on amendments to copyright law

The Copyright (Amendment) Act 2012 seeking to held the right of lyricists, artistes and performers to claim royalty for their creations finally passed in Lok Sabha house of Parliament on Tuesday at the last day of the budget session. The Copyright Bill is passed unanimously by all parties support in Lok Sabha, an effort of [...]

Ambedkar Cartoon: Professor Suhas Palshikar not ready to write off drawing

A row over 60-year-old cartoon of BR Ambedkar turned with more controversial while two activists of Republican Panther of India ransacked the Former NCERT adviser Professor Suhas Palshikar’s office. Palshikar, head of the political science department, resigned earlier while the issue of publishing a cartoon on Dr BR Ambedkar in NCERT schoolbooks.

Ambedkar’s cartoon would be removed from NCERT textbook: Kapil Sibal

In Lok Sabha, while assembly augmenting over home minister P Chidambaram’s statement in the Aircel-Maxis deal on Friday, new one issue rose of a cartoon picture of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar printed in an NCERT textbook. The Union HRD Minister, Kapil Sibal promised to remove such objectionable caricature from the NCERT textbooks next year.

TRAI aims to hike mobile tariffs 100%

Top five telecom honchos met the top ministers of the government including Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal also, to concern the Trai’s auction proposals, but being disappointed with no results, they decided to step up with a possible 100 per cent hike in mobile tariffs. Their step is a warning for the government as if the [...]

Telecom chiefs to meet with Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal and others

Highlighting the controversial spectrum issue, a meeting is likely to be held by four top profile telecom companies’ executives with Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday, discussing the proposal recommendations of TRAI in spectrum auction. The chiefs of Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Telenor, are to be presented in the meeting to put their [...]

Supreme Court upholds every child’s Right to Education Act

As per Supreme Court’s Thursday direction, a move to upheld the RTE (Right to Education Act), 2009 has been delivered. The norm is directed all government, privates as well as irrespective of the board they are affiliated to, to manage fixation of 25% free seats to poor children up to the age of 14. The [...]