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NHRC seeks report on hostel strip-search

The National Human Rights Commission has asked the Madhya Pradesh government to file a detailed response following media reports that a hostel warden at a central university had 40-odd girls strip-searched after finding a used sanitary napkin on the premises.
Our Legal Correspondent Mar 31, 2018 00:00 IST

CBSE sets April 25 for fresh Class 12 economics; date for maths later but limited to 2 states  

The Central Board of Secondary Education will hold the re-test of its class 12 economics paper on April 25, but will announce the date for the fresh class 10 maths test later, Union education secretary Anil Swarup said on Friday.
Mar 30, 2018 19:12 IST

Delhi cops question more people, CBSE official in question paper leak

The Crime Branch of the Delhi Police has questioned 10 more people and interacted with the CBSE’s controller of examinations in connection with the leak of the board's Class 10 mathematics and Class 12 economic papers, police said on Friday.
Mar 30, 2018 14:02 IST

Refund and a deeper malaise

The father of an eight-year-old boy who died in a private hospital in Gurgaon last year from dengue complications said on Thursday the hospital had refunded the full billed amount of about Rs 15 lakh after appeals by an MP and the health ministry.
G.S. Mudur Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Light on VIP bedtime, not exam leak lapses

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday announced the "culprits" responsible for the CBSE question paper leak "will not be spared" and disclosed he "could not sleep last night" but did not refer to the board's decision to drop the practice of having multiple sets of questions that could have limited the damage.
Basant Kumar Mohanty Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

'Inconvenient' letter

The government is ensuring that "inconvenient" but able judges are not being appointed by sitting on the recommendations of the Supreme Court collegium, the second senior-most judge in the apex court has said in an explosive letter.
R. Balaji Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Coaching centre owner held for CBSE leak

The CBSE was last week tipped off about a coaching centre leaking question papers and informed police, it emerged on Thursday after the cops detained the suspect and questioned 25 people, including some students and teachers of the coaching institute.
Imran Ahmed Siddiqui Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

CBSE paper leak: Students, Congress hold protests across Delhi

Students and Congress youth leaders on Friday held protests in several parts of the national capital against CBSE board papers being leaked, accusing the board of negligence and demanding immediate action against the guilty.
Mar 30, 2018 14:33 IST

Chowkidar weak: Rahul

Har cheez mein leak hai/ Chowkidar weak hai.
Sanjay K. Jha Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Bite of Kadaknath, online

Cock a doodle, er Google, do.
Rasheed Kidwai Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Akhilesh calls for Yogi exit

Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday sought Yogi Adityanath's resignation for "contempt of the Constitution" a day after the Uttar Pradesh chief minister described socialism as an "impostor brand" and "rule of thugs" and declared it "finished".
Piyush Srivastava Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

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