West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.20

6-day-week plan for college teachers

Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Thursday asked principals of state-aided colleges to examine whether full-time teachers could work six days a week.College teachers are at present required to ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 02.11.18

Axe looms over ‘untrained’ teachers in Nagaland

The principal secretary to Nagaland school education department, Menukhol John, said around 3,000 untrained elementary teachers, both private and government, in the state will be terminated from servi...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

Books  /  Published 06.09.19

Learning life lessons from the masters

The pen may be mightier than the sword, but it cannot measure up to the power of the humble chalk. Wielding this seemingly innocuous weapon are educators who have ignited many a spark in young minds w...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.09.19

Here’s to someone really specially abled in Dhanbad

So what if she is born without arms. Basanti Kumari, 40, a parateacher of a middle school in Rodabandh, Sindri, knows how to give a hand in shaping young minds. The parateacher has been teaching child...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.19

Para teachers demand full-time pay scale

Close to 5,000 para teachers of state-aided schools sat on footpaths near Bikash Bhavan in Salt lake on Monday demanding the pay scale of full-time teachers.Three-hundred of the protesting teachers sa...
By TT Bureau in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.11.18

Teachers ditch siege plan in fort capital

The capital made elaborate security arrangements on Sunday in the wake of a siege to the CM’s residence announced by the disgruntled army of para-teachers in the state, but no agitation was witnesse...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 09.06.20

Second teacher scam engulfs Yogi govt

The Yogi Adityanath government was on Tuesday grappling with a second appointment controversy, involving 69,000 teachers, amid an already raging scandal over 25 school science teachers being recruited...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 03.08.19

Don’t rely on Parliament, MP Manoj Jha tells teachers

Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Manoj Jha on Saturday asked protesting teachers not to depend any more on Parliament, a day after the Congress voted in favour of a law that empowers the government to declare ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.07.19

Delhi University rollback after pro-Sangh protests

At least two Delhi University departments have made changes to their curriculum after a pro-Sangh teachers’ group raised objections and the student wing of the BJP’s ideological mentor held a prot...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.19

Bengal government nod needed to hire guest teacher in state colleges

State-aided colleges in Bengal will have to seek the government’s clearance for appointing guest teachers even if their remuneration is funded by the institution, a state government order has said.P...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


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