North East  /  Published 29.06.19

TET teachers in job clamour

Thousands of Teacher Eligibility Test (TET)-qualified teachers of Assam staged a demonstration here on Saturday, demanding regularisation of their contractual jobs.The aggrieved teachers, under the ba...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.06.19

TET-qualified youth in Assam seek permanent jobs

An association representing Teacher Eligibility Test-qualified primary teachers in Assam on Sunday demanded the state government to regularise their jobs following the education minister’s alleged c...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

People  /  Published 16.02.19

The altruist of Naradari

Where is Dadu? Why haven’t you brought him along,” demands the petulant eight-year-old with closely cropped hair and a beige jacket over a pink frock. Her name is Bela, short for Belaboti, often r...
By Swachchhasila Basu in

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.19

Love for education, brick-by-brick

Biswanath Naru sells fish for a living, but it has been 45 years that the college dropout is mastermoshai to several children of a lesser god.When the mastermoshai (teacher) began to pursue his second...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.10.18

Permanent slot for OCI faculty

The government has allowed certain premier educational institutions to appoint Overseas Citizens of India as permanent faculty members, with academics saying it’s a good move towards attracting fore...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 05.09.19

Protesting teachers asked to be patient in Shillong

A section of schoolteachers in Meghalaya wore black badges on Thursday as they reminded the state government about their pending dues while education minister Lahkmen Rymbui asked them to be “patien...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 03.12.18

Back to the ‘Finnishing’ school

The human resource development ministry last week sent a team of officials to Finland to understand its school education system, prompting some academics to wonder if India was even ready to think abo...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.07.19

DU teachers to strike to defer EWS reservation

The Delhi University Teacher’s Association (DUTA) has declared a strike in the middle of admission session, to demand their administration to defer implementation of the teachers' EWS reservation un...
By in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.05.19

Is Cinco de Mayo only about lots of tequila and tacos?

The celebrations of Cinco de Mayo in the United States of America kicked off on May 5. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s victory in 1862 over France, although it is not considered a Mexi...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.19

Xavier's to launch four-year BEd course

St Xavier’s College will introduce a four-year integrated BEd course that students can take up right after clearing the Class XII board examinations. Students are at present required to complete gr...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


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