West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.19

English skills are the mantra of success, say experts in Calcutta

Communication holds the key to success for any business and English skills are essential for that, professionals said at a conference in the city on Thursday. International Conference on English Learn...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.19

Teacher who never stopped learning in Calcutta

A teacher who prepared himself for class till the last day of his 30-year career and never hesitated to admit to students if he did not know the answer to a question has been flooded with messages fro...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.08.19

Fear of fewer teaching jobs in colleges

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s announcement to regularise guest lecturers, part-time and contractual teachers in state-aided colleges have raised the fear of fewer job opportunities among aspirin...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.10.18

Haze on teacher quota ordinance

The country’s education minister on Wednesday deflected a question on the delay in promulgating a proposed ordinance to bypass a high court judgment that threatens to drastically reduce reserved te...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.06.19

Teacher quota bill and ordinance query

The government on Thursday introduced the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019, in the Lok Sabha to replace an ordinance that had restored the 200-point roste...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.05.19

Teacher quota: Supreme Court seeks answers from Centre, CBSE, council

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre, the CBSE and the National Council for Teacher Education to respond to a plea seeking 10 per cent reservation for the economically weak among unreserved ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.03.19

Government yields on teacher quota

The Centre promulgated an ordinance on Thursday saying a college or university would be taken as a single unit while calculating the reserved teaching posts, ending months of indecision under pressure...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.02.19

Teachers of East Singhbhum protest no-pay

Seventy-seven teachers of East Singhbhum state-aided minority institutions protested on Saturday at the district education department office, saying they were waiting for salaries since the day they w...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 30.12.19

Protest rider for teachers in Assam

In the wake of statewide anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests, the Assam government on Monday issued another order, restricting the teacher community from making any statement or opinion crit...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 29.12.19

Panel spots teacher-training ills, govt quiet

Private BEd and diploma colleges’ practice of hiring mediocre teachers for low salaries and generous marking in exams are among the biggest problems afflicting teacher training in India, an expert p...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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