Rahul Gandhi Backs Agitating Accountancy Students

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday came out in support of agitating accountancy students   NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday came out in support of agitating accountancy students and said their demand for re-evaluation of answer sheets is justified and should be supported by all political parties. Claiming that their answer sheets were not evaluated properly, students of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) have been protesting outside its central Delhi office here and have demanded a recheck. In a tweet, Rahul Gandhi said, “Across India 12…

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Bill To Scrap UGC, AICTE To Be Placed Before Cabinet In October: HRD Ministry

NEW DELHI: The proposed Higher Education Commission of India (HECI), which is set to replace the UGC, will also take over the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and a bill in this regard will be placed before the Cabinet next month, according to HRD Ministry officials. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) had last year announced its decision to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) by repealing the UGC Act, 1951. The draft bill was put in public domain and feedback and suggestions were sought from stakeholders. “The Higher…

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