Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said the new body to replace the University Grants Commission (UGC) will be autonomous with two separate wings -- one for regulatory functions and the other for providing grants to higher education institutions.
Sathyananth assailed the government decision on the minimum support price for summer season crops, saying it falls short of the promise to give 50% profit on cost of production.
The DMK has called its arch-rival AIADMK "spineless" for not voting in favour of the no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government and alleged that the ruling party in Tamil Nadu supported the NDA as a "quid pro quo" despite several issues.
"Support for Modi Govt in #NoConfidence despite NEET, 15th FinComm, GST, Hindi imposition and communal politics is further proof of the quid pro quo arrangement between ADMK and BJP," Stalin said.
The Centre would be taking affidavits from state governments on accuracy of translated NEET question papers from the next year, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today said.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today hinted his party AIADMK might not back the no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government, saying the motion was moved by the TDP over an issue concerning Andhra Pradesh.
Members in the Rajya Sabha expressed concern over bad loans and "political influence" in the banking system.
CEAT Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tamil Nadu government for setting up its manufacturing unit near here at an outlay of Rs 4,000 crore.
Palaniswami dismissed as a blatant lie DMK's commission taunt against AIADMK govt over the Salem-Chennai expressway and defended the Rs 10,000 cr project.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today lashed out at his detractors, saying those who tried to create an impression of law and order problems in post-Jayalalithaa era with an eye on power had failed and have been 'exposed' among the people.