Union Minister

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No Proposal For Menstrual Leaves At Educational Institutions Considered: Union Ministry

The Union Education Ministry replied in Lok Sabha over the question of getting menstrual leave for students at educational institutions. On February 6, Union Education Minister Subhas Sarkar said, "No such proposal is under consideration in the ministry." The reply was in view of the Kerala Government's announcement that it would grant menstrual leaves to females. However, the Union Ministry asked the concerned authority to ensure menstrual… read-more

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 - 08:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Education Ministry, Menstrual Leaves, Educational institutions, lok sabha, Kerala Government

Russia-Ukraine War

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Over 2,000 Educational Institutions Destroyed Completely During Ukraine-Russia War

Recently, reports of the Prosecutors General Office in Ukraine revealed that Ukraine's invasion of Russia destroyed hundreds of educational institutions in the nation. The officials said,  bombing and shelling by Russian forces in Ukraine damaged and destroyed 2,061 educational institutions,  Of the total,  213 institutions were completely destroyed, along with the killing of 339 children in Ukraine, and over 600 children were severely… read-more

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 - 08:59 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ukraine, Russia War, Educational institutions, Killings, children

Karnataka Hijab Row

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FIR Registered After Confrontation Broke Out Over Hijab Row: Mangaluru

Karnataka's Mangaluru police registered three FIRs against students, on March 9. As per ANI, a student complaint regarding the confrontation between two groups over wearing hijab during examination. S Shashikumar, the Mangaluru police commissioner said, after few students were allowed to wear hijab and appear internal examinations, a confrontation broke out. The matter came amid the ongoing Karnataka Hijab Row issue, which is pending… read-more

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 04:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Karnataka Hijab Row, Hijab Row, Confrontation, Educational institutions, Karnataka HC

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Karnataka HC

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Karnataka HC Clarifies Stand In Hijab Row; Says, Wearing Hijab 'Non-Essential'

Karnataka HC bench reviewed Hijab row, on February 21 and said that non-essential religious practices (including wearing of Hijab) should be kept outside educational institutions. The bench comprising chief justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, cited Dr BR Ambedkar, and also said, "let's keep religious instructions outside educational institutions". Meanwhile, AG representing the institution also said that only essential religious practices come under… read-more

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 07:07 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Hijab Row, Karnataka HC, CJ Ritu Raj Awasthi, Educational institutions, Karnataka