West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.20

Pay raise prompts ‘steep’ fee hike in schools

Private schools are announcing a higher-than-usual fee hike to raise funds for implementing the Sixth Pay Commission’s recommendations.The monthly gross salary of teachers will increase by nearly 25...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.02.20

TET in hand, jobless youths prod CM

Over 50,000 candidates who qualified the Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET) in 2016, and had been expecting a quick decision on their appointment in government schools after the change of guard in Jha...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 01.11.18

SC relief for 10323 Tripura teachers

The Supreme Court on Thursday granted a two-year extension to 10,323 school teachers whose services were terminated by Tripura High Court in 2014, terming the recruitment rules “unconstitutional”....
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 13.07.19

Government assures teacher vacancies will be filled in 6 months

All the vacant faculty positions in central higher-education institutions will be filled in the next six months, the government assured Parliament on Friday.Human resource development minister Ramesh ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.10.19

DU row brews over plan for 9 centres

A Delhi University proposal to set up nine new centres, de-link them from the institution’s existing governance structure and give them more freedom, including the power to decide their fees, has se...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


India  /  Published 16.10.19

Teachers vow hunger strike

A union of contract teachers in Jharkhand colleges has decided to go on an indefinite hunger strike from Friday to press for salaries in accordance with the guidelines of the University Grants Commiss...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.19

Creativity of 1600 students on show at Puja pandal

Goddess Durga and her children sits in a unique pandal that shows the creativity of students and teachers of a city school. The pandal of Delhi Public School Megacity has been decorated with colourful...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.18

Daribhit headmaster & assistant suspended

The Bengal education department has suspended the headmaster and assistant headmaster of Daribhit High School in connection with the violence that led to the death of two former students on September ...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

India  /  Published 11.05.20

Hope: One-year master's degree

The Association of Indian Universities is likely to modify its norms to grant recognition to one-year master’s degrees awarded by some British and Australian universities, opening the doors for stud...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.10.18

Nudge to drop Kancha Ilaiah's books splits DU

A Delhi University panel’s suggestion to drop three books written by a backward class academic on Hinduism from the political science master’s syllabus has split academics into two camps.While one...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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