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News  /  Published 20.07.22

School education department begins distribution of uniforms in Kolkata

The school education department started distributing new uniforms bearing the Biswa Bangla logo in government and government-aided schools on Tuesday. The uniforms, navy blue and white with the shirt...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 14.07.22

Script assessment in Kolkata schools bares ‘grave learning loss’

Some students even submitted blank scripts. Those who managed to write answers showed a lack of comprehension and writing skills, said the head a school. The learning gaps have become so severe that...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.05.22

BCCL teachers on hunger strike

More than 100 teachers out of a total 275 of 75 BCCL aided schools lying in different colliery areas of Dhanbad today launched an indefinite hunger strike outside the residence of BCCL Chairman-cum-Ma...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

News  /  Published 07.04.22

Teachers request Mamata to reconsider school uniform decision

A government school teachers’ association has written to chief minister Mamata Banerjee to reconsider the decision to introduce a common colour code for school uniforms as each uniform reflects ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.03.22

AISF seeks high court stay on West Bengal government school uniform order

Asked about the petition, a lawyer who represents the government in education matters said: “We will tell the court what the state has to say.” The government’s notification says th...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata


News  /  Published 21.03.22

West Bengal opts for uniform colour code for school uniforms

The colour of the students’ uniform from pre-primary to Class VIII in all government, government-aided and government-sponsored schools will be navy blue and white and the shirt and the kameez w...
By Subhankar Chowdhury

News  /  Published 29.12.21

Decoding the West Bengal Teacher Eligibility Test, an exam caught in legal battles

TET is the minimum qualification required for appointment as teachers in the primary and upper-primary sections of government schools...
By Our Correspondent

India  /  Published 16.09.21

Delhi teachers resist app that tracks them

As Covid-19 shuttered India’s schools and overwhelmed its hospitals, teachers in the national capital were roped in for emergency duties — from handing out food rations to staffing vaccina...
By Reuters in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.08.21

Letters to the editor: Demand for a national caste census

Numbers game Sir — The chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, recently led an all-party delegation to meet the prime minister, Narendra Modi, to press for a caste enumeration (“Caste coun...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 19.08.21

Sold off: Gunny sacks and teachers

Hawking used gunny sacks is not something school teachers are expected to do. The Bihar government, however, ordered teachers of government schools to do exactly that. The loss in revenue in the years...
By The Editorial Board


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