India  /  Published 08.02.21

Cong support for Naveen’s school policy

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s “Mo School Abhiyana” (My School Campaign) has drawn support from the Congress, one of the main rivals of ruling the Biju Janata Dal (BJD). Und...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 07.02.21

4G: J&K schools seek apology

Jammu and Kashmir’s private schools on Saturday sought an apology from the government for depriving the region’s students of high-speed Internet for 18 months, underlining the academic los...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.21

Boost for tourism, tea and education

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced financial incentives for tea and tourism sectors, which are the major employment generators in north Bengal, and reached out to different communities in the re...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

Guidelines to reopen schools

If someone is sick Guardians shall be instructed not to send their children to school if they are suffering from “fever, cold or any other kind of ailment as their immune system may be weak&rdq...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.01.21

Child rights panel calls for school reopening

The state commission for protection of child rights has recommended to the education department that schools be reopened for senior classes and students called to the campuses in a staggered way. ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 20.01.21

ICSE content on Covid protocol

The ICSE council has asked schools to spread awareness on how to wear masks, wash hands and maintain distance among each other as a precaution against Covid-19. The Union education ministry has creat...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.01.21

Schools see more students leave

Several schools have received applications from parents asking for transfer certificates of their children this academic year. During exit interviews or when they communicated with the parents, the s...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 18.01.21

Alarm as kids’ life moves online

The day after New Year’s, John Reichert of Boulder, Colorado, had a heated argument with his 14-year-old son, James. “I’ve failed you as a father,” he told the boy despairingly...
By Matt Richtel in New York

India  /  Published 13.01.21

Delhi schools to open for classes 10,12 in Jan

  The Delhi government on Wednesday allowed all schools in the national capital to reopen for Classes 10 and 12 from January 18 in view of board exams, according to officials of the Directorate ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

People  /  Published 10.01.21

The bell that tells

The ghanti in School Ki Ghanti might be the ring of a mobile phone, but it does the job of a shepherding punctuating school bell. It is the call to study for more than 700 students across seven states...
By Manasi Shah


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