Dharmendra Pradhan

IIT Mandi Takes Big Leap In NIRF Rankings

  NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi has made significant improvements in three categories of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings released by education minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday. The institute climbed up 39 places in the ‘Overall’ category, 21 spots in ‘Engineering’, and ranked 39 in the ‘Research’ category for the …

MP Priyanka Chaturvedi Demands Removal Of BSc Textbook Chapter Listing ‘Merits’ Of Dowry

NEW DELHI: Describing a chapter on ‘merits and advantages’ in the curriculum of BSc second-year as a “shame for the nation”, Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Priyanka Chaturvedi on Monday wrote to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan demanding to immediately stop the circulation of “such regressive textbooks” and take them off the curriculum. In a letter …

4th Big Exit In 4 Years: Once MoS in UPA, Rahul Aide & Cong’s RPN Singh Joins BJP

NEW DELHI: Former Congress minister and Jharkhand Congress in-charge Ratanjit Pratap Singh (RPN Singh), a Doon school alumnus whose career in the Grand Old Party spans across three decades, on Tuesday joined the BJP, with likely indications that he will be fielded from the saffron party in Uttar Pradesh in the upcoming polls. This is …

UP BJP Incharge Dharmendra Pradhan Meets Brahmin Leaders From The State

NEW DELHI: As the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections draw closer, Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Uttar Pradesh state in-charge Dharmendra Pradhan met Brahmin ministers in the Yogi Adityanath Government, as well as other leaders, at his residence on Sunday. The meeting which was also attended by UP BJP Organisation secretary Sunil Bansal, is being …