India  /  Published 01.03.21

JNU teachers call for regular VC

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 18.02.21

Raft on canal near Mamata’s home

Seven police pickets were set up near the Tolly’s Nullah and a raft was deployed on the canal behind chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s Kalighat home a day after some parateachers tried to r...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kalighat

Calcutta  /  Published 17.02.21

Calcutta primary school teacher merit list

The Bengal government has published within a month of completion of interviews a merit list of 15,248 candidates who will be appointed as primary school teachers. Officials said the recruitment proce...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.21

Bimal Gurung defers public meeting for TET

Raju Pradhan, the founding assistant secretary of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (Gurung camp), quit the party on Thursday. “I decided to quit as I did not like the party’s decision to align with...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.21

March against professor suspension

Over 200 students, teachers and academics owing allegiance to the Left Front took out a march in Bolpur on Monday to protest against the suspension of Visva-Bharati professor Sudipta Bhattacharyya by ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


Calcutta  /  Published 26.11.20

JU teachers speak out against harassment

In both cases, the deans were allegedly verbally abused. Mukhopadhyay, in his resignation letter to the VC, has mentioned the dates when he had been allegedly humiliated by office-bearers of the stud...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 13.11.20

Practicals: teachers worried

Teachers across schools are concerned about the loss of practical classes because of the pandemic, especially for students in Class XII who are expected to appear for board exams next year. Usually, ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 19.10.20

School? Tube it

Manika Barman, an English teacher at the Khila Girls’ High School in Udaynaranpur, Howrah, started a YouTube channel two years ago to teach lifeskills through painting. Post the lockdown, she is...
By Chandreyee Ghose in

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.20

House collapse kills 2

Two brothers were killed and their father severely injured when their two-storey mud house collapsed on them at a village in Bankura’s Joypur early on Friday. Police said brothers Santosh Biswa...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura

Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

Teachers’ Day celebrations go online

Bidhannagar Govt High School Two days were more than enough for students of Bidhannagar Government High School to plan a special surprise for their teachers on September 5. Seventeen students of Cla...
By Brinda Sarkar, Shatadipa Bhattacharya in


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