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Subramanian Swamy takes on Arun Jaitley again 24.6.2016 Zee News : India National
In an implicit attack on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday criticised those "giving me unasked for advice of discipline".
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Arvind Kejriwal got in IIT- Kharagpur through fake quota? Subramanian Swamy to reveal soon 24.6.2016 Zee News : India National
While Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has made a lot of noise over the issue of PM Narendra Modi’s degree, he has now himself landed in trouble after a website claimed that he got admission into IIT- Kharagpur through fake quota and not on merit.
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Siblings overcome disability, poverty to make it to IIT 18.6.2016 deccanherald.com
The journey of polio-stricken Krishan and his younger sibling Basant from a poor family in Bihar to cracking the IIT entrance has been arduous and inspirational. For many years, Basant Kumar Pandit(18) has been carrying his physically challenged elder brother on his shoulders to school and later to the coaching institute here. Krishan has landed in IIT with 38th All India Rank in OBC, disabled quota in the JEE advanced results declared recently. Basant has achieved 3675 rank in OBC category. Their father Madan Pandit owns five bigas of land in Paroriya village in Samastipur and their mother is a housewife. Krishan (19) suffered from polio when he was only six months old. Later, Basant took upon himself to take Krishan on his shoulders to school. Aspiring to be engineers, the brothers reached Kota three years ago and took admission in a coaching institute to prepare for IIT entrance test. Here too, Basant would take his brother on his shoulders to the coaching classes and the two would study ...
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Journey from Bihar to IIT: Siblings overcome disability, poverty to clinch their dream 18.6.2016 FirstPost: India

The journey of polio-stricken Krishan and his younger sibling Basant, from a poor family in Bihar to cracking the IIT entrance, has been arduous.

The post Journey from Bihar to IIT: Siblings overcome disability, poverty to clinch their dream appeared first on Firstpost.

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Two Bhashyam students make a mark in JEE 13.6.2016 The New Indian Express - Andhra Pradesh - http://newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/
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Nine children denied admission under RTE 3.6.2016 Mysore - City - The Times of India
Two private schools have allegedly denied admission to nine children in their UKG under the RTE quota despite the students completing LKG in the same education institutions.
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Post reshuffle, ex-MP Channi quits Congress 3.6.2016 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Former Congress MP Charanjit Channi has resigned from the party in protest against Punjab Congress leadership ignoring the backward classes. Channi, who was an MLA and then an MP, said in the recent restructuring of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC), backward classes were ignored.
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We had a problem with Free Basics because it gave free data only to those who went through RCom pipe: Ram Sevak Sharma 30.5.2016 All Economy & Policy Stories
Interview with Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
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HC puts on hold Haryana's job quota for Jats, others 26.5.2016 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) The Haryana government's recent notification according 10 percent job reservation on Jat and five other communities was put on hold by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday.
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HC stays reservation for Jats, five other communities 26.5.2016 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Chandigarh, May 26 () Punjab and Haryana High Court today stayed the reservation for Jats and five other communities provided by the Haryana government under a newly carved Backward Classes (C) category.
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After consulting with rural people new education policy prepared : Smriti Irani 17.5.2016 ET: Education
Smriti Irani said her government is taking the Right to Education (RTE) passed by the earlier UPA government towards its real objective.
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Kejriwal did crack IITJEE 16.5.2016 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Bengal breaks six-year UPSC jinx, returns to top-100 club 13.5.2016 TOI: Calcutta Times
Tuesday's civil service exam results had some pleasant surprises in store for Bengal.Two candidates from the state made their entry into the top 100 this year.They were closely followed by five others.
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The Week That Was 9.5.2016 The New Indian Express - Education - http://newindianexpress.com/education/
News from the edu-sphere that managed to hit the headlines.
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NIT-Srinagar students want CRPF deployed 24.4.2016 Hindu: National
Students of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar, on Saturday took out a protest march here and demanded permanent deployment of the CRPF on the campus and reshuffling of college admi...
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NIT Srinagar students: Keep CRPF team on campus 23.4.2016 TOI: Home
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‘Vegetarians are anti-national’: Kancha Ilaiah’s hyperbole on Ambedkar’s food democracy 14.4.2016 FirstPost: Politics

Kancha Ilaiah speaks to Firstpost about the status of oppressed classes post Independence, identity/caste politics, rise of Dalit student activism, ‘Ambedkarism’ and the relevance of BR Ambedkar in the current political scenario.

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IIT fees almost doubled 8.4.2016 Central Chronicle » Nation
Agencies, New Delhi The IIT undergraduate fee will be doubled from the present Rs 90,000... more »
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Promoting equity with variable fees 8.4.2016 Hindu: Editorial
The decision of the Human Resource Development Ministry to raise the annual undergraduate student fees at the Indian Institutes of Technology to Rs. 2 lakh marks another major initiative by these lea...
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IIT annual fee hiked from Rs 90,000 to Rs 2 lakh 7.4.2016 Asian Age: India
Indian Institute of Technology (Photo: PTI) Last month, the Standing Committee of IIT Council (SCIC) had approved a three-fold hike in annual fees. The annual fees for undergraduate courses in the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) has been hiked from existing Rs 90,000 to Rs 2 lakh from upcoming academic session and there will be total fee waiver for SCs and STs, the differently-abled and those belonging to economically weaker sections. A decision to hike the fee by over two-fold has been taken by the HRD Ministry following a proposal by an IIT panel, HRD Ministry officials said. Last month, the Standing Committee of IIT Council (SCIC) had approved a three-fold hike in annual fees. Currently, the IITs have a 15 per cent reservation for SCs, 7.5 per cent for STs and 27 per cent for OBCs. Students belonging to families whose annual income is less than Rs 1 lakh will be able to avail 100 per cent fee waiver, along with those belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and the ...
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