Opinion  /  Published 05.04.19

BJP is unlikely to do well in Wayanad

Parting shotSir — As a teacher in a government-aided school, I would like to draw attention to problems that an educator faces while honestly performing his or her duties. Planning lessons for the e...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.10.18

Teachers climb tree to catch Internet

If you are a government schoolteacher in a Palamau village and want your biometric attendance recorded, better be nimble at climbing trees. The Raghubar Das government’s digital dream needs a leg up...
By A Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.18

Court relief for TET examinees

Calcutta High Court on Wednesday ordered the state government to award full marks for seven multiple-choice questions in the 2015 Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) for primary schools to 69 candidates.Th...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.19

Teacher pay pledge with a gap

The Bengal government is ready to raise the salary of state-aided primary school teachers but would not be able to accept the amount demanded by protesting teachers, education minister Partha Chatterj...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 30.09.19

Life is not fair. Learn to deal with it!

Sometimes I feel that teachers in my school have a definite bias towards certain students, especially when they assess test papers. These chosen few always get “special care” regardless of their p...
By Shivani manchanda in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.19

Teacher Samaritans bridge school gap in Malda

A group of teachers in a Malda school has taken the initiative to bridge the academic gap between girls from weaker economic backgrounds and the rest to ensure the young learners do not stop coming to...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Imagine a Lennon teaching English at 94

The audience at Nazrul Mancha gave a standing ovation to birthday girl Olive Lennon who turned 94 on Saturday. The nonagenarian Lennon still teaches English to her nephew and a small group of children...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.09.19

UP teachers quit over salary and promotion

Fifty-nine acting headmasters of primary schools in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar district resigned on Wednesday alleging lack of promotion and salary hikes and harassment related to management of fund...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.20

Darjeeling teacher John West dies at 80

John West, 80, who showed that academics of small towns could leave a mark in the country’s education system, breathed his last at his home in Darjeeling early on Wednesday morning.“John suffered ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 18.11.18

Leader in jail, BJP awaits nod to turn up Sabarimala heat

The BJP on Sunday decided to “intensify” its Sabarimala agitation after one of its general secretaries in Kerala, K. Surendran, was sent to judicial remand for defying police instructions on visit...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


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