02 Aug 2011
Without taking consultation of the state government, Bihar Governor and Chancellor Devanand Kunwar on Monday appointed new Vice-Chancellors for six universities in the state. However, the Human Resource and Development Ministry has pooh poohed the Governor’s decision.
07 Dec 2012
The Patna High Court on Friday cancelled the appointment of six vice chancellors (VCs) and four pro-vice chancellors (Pro-VCs) of seven universities in Bihar over alleged illegalities in their appointments.
14 Jun 2016
New Delhi: The Tuesday morning began with a war of words between HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Bihar Education Minister Ashok Choudhary.
07 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Promising to convert the challenges into opportunities, former Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar took charge of the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry today.
17 May 2016
New Delhi: Considered as one of the most crucial and important departments of the state, the Human Resource Development Ministry is undergoing a metamorphosis of sorts. Headed by Smriti Irani, one of the most vocal, vociferous, and prominent television actors, who is also popularly known as ‘Tulsi’, the Ministry has chalked out some ambitious plans to uplift the educational system of the country.
18 Mar 2013
The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the appointments of nine vice-chancellors and two pro-vice chancellors made recently by former Governor Devanand Konwar in various universities of Bihar.
17 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Amid the controversy surrounding the observance of 'Good Governance Day', HRD Ministry has communicated to vice chancellors of all Central universities to complete all programmes related to the event before the Christmas break.
21 Mar 2015
Patna: Minister of State for Human Resource Development Upendra Kushwaha on Saturday said his Ministry would seek a report from Bihar government over reports of rampant cheating during board exams in the state.
05 Mar 2013
The Bihar government on Tuesday termed "serious and illegal" the issue related to appointment of Vice Chancellors and pro VCs by Governor "without consulting" the state government but refused to stop grant to universities on this count.
12 Jul 2012
The Accountant General has indicted Bihar Governor Devanand Konwar, in his capacity as Chancellor of Universities, for appointment of six vice-chancellors and four pro-vice-chancellors without consultation with the state government.