India  /  Published 01.09.21

Delhi: Schools regain life

The corridors and staircases that had fallen silent after COVID-19 forced schools in the national capital to shut down in 2020 woke up to the familiar sound of footsteps and indistinct chatter over a ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.09.21

As schools reopen, call not to rush examinations

Several states have reopened schools, some only for the higher classes, and many others like Delhi are poised to do so from September. Reports, however, say that attendance has so far been poor in se...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.08.21

Delhi: guidelines for schools

Mandatory thermal screening, staggered lunch breaks, alternate seating arrangement in classrooms and avoiding routine guest visits are among the guidelines announced by the Delhi Disaster Management A...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

States  /  Published 29.08.21

Sikkim schools to reopen partially

All educational institutions in Sikkim will reopen on September 6 for students of Classes IX, X, XI and XII on normal basis, but universities, colleges, coaching institutes and hostels would be allowe...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

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


Calcutta  /  Published 23.08.21

Pandemic effect on nursery admissions

The number of applications for admission to nursery schools is lower than what it used to be before the Covid pandemic, many school heads said. The impact on application started last year and the num...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.08.21

Sainik school opens up to girls

The prestigious Tilaiya Sainik School has set the ball rolling for admission of girls for the first time since its inception after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an announcement in this regard duri...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

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

Education  /  Published 17.08.21

For your information

Sayan Banerjee dreams of studying civil engineering. The Class XII student of South Point School hates being tied to a workstation for hours, crunching numbers. He would rather design bridges, roads a...
By Chandreyee Ghose

Opinion  /  Published 17.08.21

Class for all: Right to education

When two sets of well-intentioned legal or constitutional provisions come into conflict, it is usually the most vulnerable who suffer. A study conducted by the National Commission for Protection of Ch...
By The Editorial Board


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