Opinion  /  Published 19.08.19

Shocking caste practice in Tamil Nadu schools

Get them while they are young, and the possibilities are endless — this popular adage could have a multitude of implications. Its appeal perhaps lies in the assumption that young people, especially ...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

Time to talk about what schools in Calcutta can do: Heads

It is time to discuss what schools can do to take pressure off children, several school heads said on Saturday.Institutional obsession with “phenomenally high scores and super achievers” might hav...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

World  /  Published 12.02.19

Two Parkland moms now divided over guns

It's an image that has become emblematic of the Parkland school massacre: two terrified moms outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, one of them a tall, weeping blonde with the black smudge of Ash Wedn...
By AP in Parkland (Florida)

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.19

Killer stick sold outside Calcutta schools

Cigarettes are openly sold through kiosks in the vicinity of most schools in Calcutta, some of them right outside the gate, despite a ban on the sale of tobacco products within a radius of 100m of any...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 24.11.18

Kid die as bus falls in Karnataka canal

At least 15 people, most of them schoolchildren, were killed after their bus fell into a canal in Mandya district on Saturday, officials said.The incident took place around noon near Kanakanamaradi of...
By PTI in Bengaluru

Opinion  /  Published 01.04.19

Alexa is making us all couch potatoes

Sir — The population of couch potatoes is set to explode in the future. The credit must go to ‘smart assistants’ like Amazon’s ‘Alexa’ which have flooded the market seemingly with the inte...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 28.05.19

Schoolgirl among 3 dead in Japan knife attack

A man carrying a knife in each hand and screaming 'I will kill you!' attacked a group of schoolgirls and adults near a bus stop just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, killing two and injuring 16 before killin...
By AP in Japan

Opinion  /  Published 22.05.19

Cameras in class: equating safety with surveillance

Should desperate times call for desperate measures? The latter might, on certain occasions, prove to be counterproductive. This possibility was indicated by the public interest litigation filed in the...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 28.03.19

School buries boy's body after he is thrashed to death by seniors

A Class VII student was allegedly beaten to death by his school seniors and his body buried by school authorities on the campus near Rishikesh to hush up the matter, police said on Thursday.The allege...
By PTI in Dehradun

Education  /  Published 12.03.19

Figure out your interests

Q I was good in studies all through school and am now a student at a reputed engineering college. While I always scored well in the science subjects and cleared the engineering entrance exams with fly...
By Shivani Manchanda in


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