West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.19

CM Mamata meets aspiring teachers on sit-in

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday evening met the 300-odd aspiring teachers who are on an indefinite sit-in off the Maidan.She asked them to call off their agitation because “nothing can b...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.20

The mentor's dilemma

This New Year, with its telling numerals, prompts us to acquire a clarity of vision. The latter is required urgently at this point of time because we are being constantly exposed to mixed messages, po...
By Devi Kar in

North East  /  Published 16.03.19

Chinese plant species found in Assam

A Chinese plant species, Ixora yunnanensis, has been found for the first time in Assam.Previously, it was considered endemic to the Yunnan province in China.Senior Assam forest department officer Jati...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.20

Absent teachers face pay cut

Authorities of a Bengal government-sponsored college at Katwa have sent a proposal to the Director of Public Instruction to deduct a day’s salary of five teachers for participating in a strike again...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

North East  /  Published 19.02.19

Striking teachers skip exam duty

Teachers serving under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Rastriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), who are on ceasework, stayed away from higher secondary school examination duties, which began on ...
By Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh in Imphal

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.19

Bengal government plans database of teacher vacancies

The Mamata Banerjee government is working on a proposal to maintain a centralised online system of monitoring the strength of teachers and their vacancies at all state-aided secondary schools in Benga...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

Online check of paper

The state government has started online verification of the details of part-time, contractual and guest lecturers of state-aided colleges to regularise their jobs.Till last week, teachers had to go to...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 15.12.19

Left ruined education: Deb

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday accused the erstwhile Left Front government of not maintaining the quality of education in the state.Deb claimed that there are government jobs in Tri...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 02.12.19

DU teacher freeze fuels vendetta cry

Nearly 4,500 “ad hoc” teachers at Delhi University have missed their salary for November and uncertainty has clouded their future with some of them suspecting they are being targeted for opposing ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.11.19

Ceasework brings teachers together

College and university teachers set aside their political differences and stayed away from classes across many institutions in Bengal protesting Mamata Banerjee’s decision to hike their pay from Jan...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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