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Guj govt shielding rape accused BJP leaders: Cong

Guj govt shielding rape accused BJP leaders: Cong

AHMEDABAD: Women in the BJP-ruled Gujarat are feeling unsafe because the state government is shielding the party leaders facing rape charges, senior leader alleged on Wednesday. Referring to the FIR registered against former MLA for allegedly raping a woman, the leader of opposition said the saffron leader was booked only after the issue was taken up by the media. Bhanushali […]

16 mobile clinics rolled out for K‘taka tribals

16 mobile clinics rolled out for K‘taka tribals

BENGALURU: The government on Wednesday rolled out 16 mobile health clinics to provide medical services at the doorsteps of tribals dwelling in forest areas across the southern state, official sources said. “These 16 mobile clinics cost Rs 50 lakh each and will cater to forest-dwelling persons from Jenu Kurubas, Koragas and other tribes,” an official statement said. Deputy chief minister […]

Mamata meets Sonia, says no race for ‘19 PM post

Mamata meets Sonia, says no race for ‘19 PM post

NEW DELHI: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said there is no scramble for the ‘PM chair‘ among opposition parties and that the nominee for the top job would be collectively decided after the 2019 parliamentary polls. The West Bengal chief minister, who is on a visit to the capital as part of her efforts to galvanise the opposition […]

AICTE identifies 277 ‘fake‘ engineering colleges

AICTE identifies 277 ‘fake‘ engineering colleges

NEW DELHI/HYDERABAD: National capital Delhi houses the highest number of ‘fake’ colleges offering engineering and other technical courses without approval from the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), reveals data provided by the Union ministry of human resource development (MHRD) in response to a question raised in the Lok Sabha earlier this week. According to the data made available […]

Calcutta University caps seat increase in UG and PG

Calcutta University caps seat increase in UG and PG

KOLKATA: Calcutta University has fixed the upper limit of increasing seats in undergraduate and postgraduate courses run by the affiliated colleges and the varsity itself. On Monday, the CU – highest decision making body of the university decided to cap the increase in from 2019-2020 academic session to 15% while the maximum seat increase in subjects under PG run by […]

Medical teachers up in arms against NMC

Medical teachers up in arms against NMC

PATIALA: On a call given by Punjab State Medical and Dental Teachers Association Unit to oppose the National Medical Commission Bill being passed by the Central Government, the medical teachers, resident doctors and medical officers working in Government Medical College Rajindra Hospital Patiala along with medical students observed a strong protest on Monday. Except emergency services, all other services including […]

JNU to accept CAT score for admission in its MBA program from next year

JNU to accept CAT score for admission in its MBA program from next year

NEW DELHI: ‘s newly announced School of Management and Entrepreneurship will give admissions based on the CAT scores, University Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar tweeted today. Confirmed by JNU Rector 1 Chintamani Mahapatra, who said that it will be in place from next year and JNU will be a new entrant to the list of non-IIMs which would be accepting CAT […]