The Centre has sanctioned over 11,000 primary and upper primary schools in Uttar Pradesh under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) in pursuance of the notification of the State Right to Free and Compulsory Education Rules issued by the government in July.

Claiming overwhelming support for its version of the Lokpal Bill in a ‘referendum’ conducted by itself, the civil society group led by Anna Hazare on Monday attacked the Prime Minister and question

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced that it will set up the National School Sanitation Awards to reward schools for ensuring cleanliness in the institution premises and improving students

New Delhi: Now, schools will be rated and awarded for the sanitation they maintain.

Programme to rate schools for sanitation launched by Kapil Sibal Aimed at promoting clean hygiene practices in educational institutes, the Government on Thursday launched a programme that will rate schools on the basis of their contribution towards effective sanitation.

Activist to go on fast as scheduled; Government mulls all-party meeting on July 3

Gandhian activist Anna Hazare vowed to intensify the stir for a stronger anti-graft legislation, saying the threat from corruption was greater than from Pakistan, and that the government is not serious about rooting out corruption.

Sparring Points

Besides Lokpal Bill, politicians have sparred with civil society on four key pieces of legislation

On May 30, as the joint drafting committee of the Lokpal Bill met for the fifth time in the conference room of the ministry of finance in North Block, trouble was already brewing.

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