West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.19

Government tweaks recruit rules for School teachers

The state government has decided to do away with waiting lists of candidates in schoolteacher recruitments and list only those it would recruit.The current practice is to have a waiting list of four f...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.19

State conduct code for teachers

The Bengal government has come out with a code of conduct for teachers and non-teaching staff of state-aided secondary schools. Of the several dos and don’ts, the code says teachers should not indul...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 15.12.19

Teacher posting rules soon

The Mizoram government will soon introduce new rules to check and ensure that teachers are posted at their respective postings, a Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) leader quoting education minister Lalchhandama ...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

India  /  Published 03.01.19

Nod to class detention

Parliament on Thursday passed a bill to give freedom to state governments to frame rules, if they wish, making it compulsory for students to clear the final exams of Classes V and VIII for promotion.T...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.12.18

2 Jharkhand boys find their fairy godmother

Seven-year-old Aditya Raj could have ended up washing vehicles in a garage after his father died three years ago because his mother’s income as a maid in Jharia wasn’t enough to support their fami...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.19

English lessons for madarsa teachers in Calcutta

Rafia Ansari, 24, teaches at a madarsa in Ahmedabad. Most of her students are from poor families, some of them first-generation learners. Rafia, who has done a master’s in Urdu from Aligarh Muslim U...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.19

Former Visva-Bharati VC held guilty of fraud

A Bolpur court on Wednesday held a former Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor, an ex-registrar and a former maths lecturer guilty of endorsing the teacher’s forged degrees and allowing her to continue in ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 03.07.19

Teacher axe threat to student

An undated video of a teacher holding an axe to the throat of a student he had pinned down in the classroom and threatening to slaughter him for unruly behaviour has triggered outrage in Kashmir and p...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.19

Calcutta High Court curb on TET merit list

The high court on Monday issued an interim order restraining the school service commission from publishing the merit list for appointment of assistant teachers for government-aided upper primary schoo...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.10.18

Teachers’ stir hits traffic

Traffic on Circular Road here came to a grinding halt for over an hour around 12.30pm on Friday after more than 3,000 teaching and non-teaching staff of 600 unaided educational institutions across the...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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