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

India  /  Published 22.12.18

Teacher quota bill sidesteps DoPT gripe

The human resource development ministry has ignored objections from the department of personnel and training and sent its draft bill on teacher recruitment quotas to the Union cabinet for clearance.Tw...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

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

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

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.19

Teacher moves women’s panel for sexual harassment by colleague

An assistant professor of Rabindra Bharati University on Friday approached the state women’s commission seeking justice after the varsity’s internal complaints committee merely recommended a “st...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.05.19

SC seeks response on plea seeking 10% reservation in CTET

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought responses from the Centre and CBSE on a plea seeking 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), 2019....
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 03.03.20

Jail for teacher-transferring officials in Assam

The Assam government will introduce a bill during the ongoing budget session to send to jail officials for three years who transfer teachers before they serve 10 years in the schools they join their s...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.19

The BJP government's disdainful frankness

The deafening celebration of postures of courage is one of the favourite pastimes of the present dispensation at the Centre. This courage is mostly displayed in a disdainful frankness in spheres where...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 16.01.20

Protest over transfer of teachers

Hundreds of students of Government T. Romana College staged a sit-in on Thursday outside the new secretariat office here protesting against the transfer of two teachers.The agitating students demanded...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 19.02.19

Relief for Sikkim teachers

The Sikkim government on Monday decided to regularise the jobs of all ad hoc government school teachers who had completed five years of un-interrupted service and could meet the norms of the National ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok


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