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Maharashtra Govt declares Madrassas as 'non-schools: Top 5 News Headlines

Kiren Rijiju, Civil aviation minister apologise over flight issueNew Delhi: Union minister Kiren Rijiju and civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today apologised for the controversy over delaying a flight from Leh to Delhi.Union Minister

India TV News Desk [ Updated: July 02, 2015 21:46 IST ]
maharashtra govt declares madrassas as non schools top 5
maharashtra govt declares madrassas as non schools top 5 news headlines

Kiren Rijiju, Civil aviation minister apologise over flight issue

New Delhi: Union minister Kiren Rijiju and civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today apologised for the controversy over delaying a flight from Leh to Delhi.

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju today tendered an apology even as he insisted that he was not aware of some others not being allowed to board.

Economy picking up; need more reforms for strong growth: Raghuram Rajan

Chennai: Confident of economic recovery, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said capital investments are picking up but a stronger growth would require more reforms and clearing bottlenecks for stalled projects.

Rajan, known for critical analysis of macroeconomic trends, however said that subdued exports, primarily on account of global factors, remain an area of concern.

Lalitgate: Arun Jaitley shrugs off Congress threat to disrupt Parliament

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday brushed aside concerns of Parliament's upcoming Monsoon Session being disrupted over the Lalit Modi controversy, saying some people may be relevant to TV channels but not to governance.

Jaitley said the Bills to amend the Land Acquisition Act and bring in a uniform pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) are very crucial for development and hoped no political party takes anti-growth and anti-development position.

Enforcement Directorate records N Srinivasan's statement in case against Lalit Modi

Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate here today recorded the statement of former BCCI president N Shrinivasan in connection with the money laundering case registered against ex-IPL boss Lalit Modi.

“Srinivasan appeared before us today and we recorded his statement for close to three hours,” said an ED official.  The case relates to a 2008 deal between World Sports Group (WSG) and Multi Screen Media (MSM) for television rights of IPL worth Rs 425 crore.

Maharashtra: Govt declares Madrassas as 'non-schools'

Mumbai: Madrasas which do not teach primary subjects such as English, Maths and Science would be considered as “non-schools” and children studying in them as “out of school” students, Maharashtra government today said.  

“Madrasas are giving students education on religion and not giving them formal education. Our constitution says every child has the right to take formal education, which madrasas do not provide,” State Minorities Affairs Minister Eknath Khadse told PTI.

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