School Fees
News  /  Published 22.07.22

Fee hike unrest at Sri Aurobindo Institute in Salt Lake

Guardians of students of Sri Aurobindo Institute of Education (SAIE) demonstrated before the school gate last Saturday against a fee hike and are threatening more action if their demands are not met.&...
By Brinda Sarkar

News  /  Published 22.06.22

West Bengal government panel to keep tabs on fees in private schools

Education minister Bratya Basu told the Assembly on Tuesday that the state government would set up a commission to look into complaints against private schools about fee hikes, on the lines of the hea...
By Subhankar Chowdhury, Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.05.22

The Cambridge School to help parents hit by pandemic

A city school has decided to provide monetary aid, by reducing the fees, to some of the students whose families are under financial stress because of the Covid pandemic. The Cambridge School has aske...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar

News  /  Published 21.04.22

Ashok Hall Group schools allow barred students back in class

A division bench of the high court had on Tuesday said schools could not disallow any student from attending classes or close their institutions citing law and order problems. The three schools had do...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar

News  /  Published 20.04.22

Schools can’t shut down citing fee law and order, says Calcutta High Court

The three schools reopened after a few days but posted a notice at the gate that the campuses were open only for the students who had cleared all their dues. Tuesday’s high court order says: &l...
By Tapas Ghosh, Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


News  /  Published 13.04.22

‘50-200 parents’ in some Kolkata schools yet to clear March fees

Guardians of students at several private schools moved the high court division bench headed by Justice I.P. Mukerji as many schools were not allowing students to attend classes. Justice Mukerji said ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar

News  /  Published 12.04.22

Kolkata school girl forced out of class over fees, says family

The father, who was in Burrabazar, asked his brother to collect his daughter.  Back at home the girl has been traumatised and told her father that she felt “pathetic”. “She to...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.04.22

Ashok Hall Group schools reopen amid cases, few guardians move court over ‘harassment’

Some of the parents were also showing messages from phones before they were allowed entry into the school.  Many parents who had paid according to the high court direction and had not received r...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

News  /  Published 09.04.22

Ashok Hall Group school parents plead for reopening of institutions

No such move was evident in the two other schools - Ashok Hall Girls’ Higher Secondary School and Mahadevi Birla Shishu Vihar. All three are part of the Ashok Hall Group of Schools. The three ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.04.22

Three Ashok Hall Group schools shut over fee row, guardians worry over board exams

Parents alleged that there was no prior notice sent to them and they came to know about the school shutting only when they reached campus on Thursday morning. The gates were closed and the closure no...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


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