School Fees
News  /  Published 28.09.21

Parents ask for fee relief

Many parents are still unable to pay their children’s school fees and are requesting concessions in the second year of the pandemic. Several school heads said this showed the extent of the finan...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.21

Schools get freedom on fee default action

A division bench of the high court on Friday modified its earlier order and gave 149 private schools that take no aid from the government the liberty to act against students who fail to pay half the o...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.07.21

Centre passes school fee buck to states

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.21

IIEST cuts mess and overhead fees

The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur has decided to reduce mess establishment fees and overhead charges after students sought relief because of the financial tol...
By Our Special Correspondent in Howrah

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.05.21

STATE DIGEST: Parents protest school fee hike

Hazaribagh: A woman was beaten up mercilesssly on Tuesday evening in Mandaikala area under Lohsigna police station after she was branded a witch by her neighbours. Pramila Devi’s son rescued an...
By Our Bureau


India  /  Published 24.02.21

SC may modify school fee order

The Supreme Court on Tuesday indicated that it might “modify” a Calcutta High Court order that directed private unaided schools in Bengal to waive off 20 per cent of the tuition fees to mi...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.01.21

Student suicide over school fee

A 16-year-old Dalit girl in Uttar Pradesh died by suicide after being allegedly disallowed from writing her exam as her labourer father, who has had hardly any work during the pandemic, failed to depo...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Calcutta  /  Published 08.12.20

Beyond waivers, untold school aid

Many schools are locked in a tussle with parents over payment of fees during the pandemic, but some have also extended waivers that go beyond the court order. Schools have had to extend this help hav...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

Dues deny waiver at South Point

South Point school sent a notice to parents on Thursday telling them that those who had not cleared their fee dues by the November 30 deadline set by Calcutta High Court cannot avail of the waivers of...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Parents thanked for paying full fees

A school on the northern fringes of the city has sent out letters of appreciation to the parents who have not availed themselves of the fee waiver scheme. As many as 400 of the 1,600-odd parents of t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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