CORPORAL PUNISHMENT

  • Kerala school locks up UKG student in dog house, principal arrested September 29, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a shocking incident in Kerala, a school locked up a UKG student in a dog house for talking in the classroom. The incident happened last week and was reported by the child's elder sister. The school, Jawahar English Medium in Kodapanakunnu, has denied the allegations. The police, however, has taken...
  • Rajasthan: 8yearold girl dies after being beaten up by teacher August 28, 2014

    Dausa: An 8yearold schoolgirl in Dausa, Rajasthan, died after being allegedly beaten up by her teacher. The incident happened on Thursday. The child was referred to a Jaipur hospital but she died on the way. The police is now questioning the teacher and school authorities. The child's postmortem report is awaited. ...
  • AP: Hostel sealed, students shifted after caning of visually impaired children July 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: A day after a video surfaced showing three visually impaired students being beaten by their teacher and another unknown person in Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh, a twomember team of the Child Rights Commission visited hostel near Hyderabad. The hostel has now been sealed and the students will be moved...
  • Corporal punishment: Will deal with the guilty teacher firmly, says CM July 21, 2014

    The teacher who was caught on camera beating visually challenged children mercilessly in a school in Andhra Pradesh would be dealt with firmly, said Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Naidu. ...
  • AP: Teacher, one other arrested for caning visually challenged children July 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: The teacher of a school for blind, another person, who were seen in a video mercilessly caning visually impaired children have been arrested by the police on Monday. The incident, which took place two days back, came to light on Monday after local TV channels showed a video footage of...
  • AP: Video shows visually impaired children being caned by teacher July 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a shocking incident from the town of Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh, a video has surfaced showing some visuallyimpaired children being beaten by their school principal and another unknown person. The children can be seen and heard screaming, begging to be spared in the video. While the children plead, the...
  • WB: Child rights panel seeks report on student's death May 18, 2013

    Kolkata: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has sought a report from West Bengal officials on the death of an eightyearold student after he was allegedly assaulted by his teacher in class. The commission took up the matter after a report on CNNIBN. The NCPCR has asked the...
  • WB: Student dies after teacher bangs his head against the wall May 17, 2013

    Kolkata: Alleged corporal punishment left an 8yearold dead in South 24 Parganas in West Bengal. The student died after his head was allegedly banged against the wall by a teacher. The incident happened at the Nirdeshkhali school at Basanti in South 24 Parganas. The child was beaten up on May 15...
  • Govt school student thrashed by teacher, hospitalised March 3, 2013

    Fatehgarh Sahib: A class V student of a government school in Fatehgarh Sahib was hospitalised after he was allegedly thrashed by a teacher. Gaurav, a student of Government Elementary School Duffera, was allegedly beaten by the teacher on Friday. "We admitted Gaurav to Civil hospital Bassi Pathana but doctors referred him to...
  • Kannauj: Boy dies after allegedly being beaten up by teacher December 11, 2012

    Kannauj: In another corporal punishment shocker, a class five student in Kannauj died allegedly after being beaten by his teacher. The family claims the boy returned home late and was very weak. He was rushed to a hospital when he collapsed but died a few hours later. The school principal...
  • Jammu: Teacher suspended for thrashing 8yrold December 8, 2012

    Jammu: A government school teacher in Rajouri district of Jammu has been suspended after he allegedly beat up an eightyearold girl for not joining his private academy. Dheeraj Kumar has fled the village and is on the run. The fourth standard girl who received multiple fractures on her right hand,...
  • Jammu: 8yearold brutally thrashed by teacher December 7, 2012

    Jammu: In a shocking case of corporal punishment, an 8yearold girl was brutally thrashed by a teacher for not leaving her government school to join his private academy. The fourth standard girl from Rajouri district in Jammu received multiple fractures on her right hand and now has to undergo surgery....
  • MP: Student dies after being beaten up by teachers December 5, 2012

    Bhopal: In a shocking case of corporal punishment from Betul district in Madhya Pradesh, a class IV student died after he was allegedly beaten up by his teachers. The teachers suspected that the nineyearold had broken a bucket. The student succumbed to his injuries after he was allegedly tortured by his...
  • Child threatened over homework dies after suicide attempt December 2, 2012

    Bijapur: A tenyearold boy who immolated himself in Bijapur succumbed to his injuries on Saturday. The fourth standard student was reportedly depressed because his teacher had threatened to punish him if he did not do his homework. The child was admitted to hospital with severe burns last week after his suicide...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Teacher 'orders' child to drink urine November 22, 2012

    Rajahmundry: The East Godavari district education officer on Thursday directed the head of the Ananparthy corporate schools to conduct an inquiry and submit a report on the incident of a teacher "allegedly forcing a fouryearold boy to drink his own urine". A fouryearold student, studying in LKG at Satyabhama English Medium...
  • Hyderabad: School principal arrested for hitting kid November 22, 2012

    Hyderabad: A principal of a primary school at Fatehnagar here was on Thursday arrested on allegations of corporal punishment meted out to a fiveyear old student, police said. Following a complaint by the mother of the LKG student, principal Mumtaz Ahmed who also runs the school, was arrested. Ahmed allegedly hit...
  • K'taka: 10yrold beaten for not finishing homework November 6, 2012

    Hassan: A shocking case of corporal punishment has been reported from Hassan, Karnataka where a 10yearold girl of a government school was beaten up by her class teacher for not doing her homework. In the past four months, the once cheerful little fourth standard student has changed completely. She doesn't...
  • AP: 2 cases of corporal punishment in 48 hrs September 14, 2012

    Hyderabad: There seems to be no letdown in cases of corporal punishment in Andhra Pradesh. Two cases have been reported from the state in less than 48 hours, one of them proving fatal. A class X student Mohammed Islmail died after he was allegedly made to do sit ups as...
  • AP: Student dies after alleged corporal punishment September 13, 2012

    Hyderabad: In a shocking case of corporal punishment in Andhra Pradesh, a class X student died after he was allegedly made to do sit ups as punishment in the school. The victim's parents allege that after the punishment, the boy suffered a breakdown and died in the hospital. Relatives of the victim...
  • Will Rs 15 lakh compensation act as a deterrent to punishment? September 7, 2012

    Piya's case is the first such case where a student is being compensated for corporal punishment. ...
  • School to give Rs 15 lakh to punishment victim September 7, 2012

    Jaipur: A school will give Rs 15 Lakh to corporal punishment victim Piya Choudhry. Piya had lost her eyes to corporal punishment in 2010. The school has also tendered an apology to Piya and her parents. Ompati Choudhary, the mother of Piya, had appealed for justice on CNNIBN two years...
  • WB: Vice Principal arrested for beating students September 5, 2012

    Bandel: In a shocking case of corporal punishment on the Teachers Day in West Bengal, the Vice Principal of the Don Bosco School, a reputed missionary school, in Bandel on Wednesday allegedly hit three students with a fire extinguisher. The students of class IV of the school were decorating their classroom...
  • WB urine shocker: Contempt hearing against PM today July 27, 2012

    New Delhi: A contempt of court petition against Prime Manmohan Singh will be heard in Kolkata on Friday in connection with the corporal punishment case at the prestigious VisvaBharati University. The PM is the Chancellor of the University. In a shocking incident earlier this month, a 10yearold girl student was made to...
  • Urine shocker: Mother wanted 'shock treatment' July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The mother of the child who was forced to lick urine in Shantiniketan allegedly wanted a shock treatment to cure the girl of bedwetting, according to the HRD Ministry's report which was submitted to the Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday. The HRD Ministry has submitted a two page...
  • Urine shocker: VisvaBharati VC condemns incident July 10, 2012

    In a shameful and shocking incident of corporal punishment at West Bengal's VisvaBharati University, a 10yearold girl was forced to drink her urine as punishment for bed wetting by her hostel warden. ...
  • Shantiniketan shame: Do schools still resort to extreme punishment? July 9, 2012

    The PMO steps into the Vishva Bharti university controversy at Santiniketan after a 10yearold is forced to drink urine by her hostel warden for bedwetting. ...
  • Urine shocker: PMO asks for details, seeks action July 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister Office(PMO) on Monday sought a report in the incident of a class 5 student of West Bengal's VisvaBharati university school being allegedly forced to drink her own urine as a punishment for bedwetting. The PMO has also sought action against the accused in the case....
  • Urine shocker: Girl's parents, warden get bail July 9, 2012

    Kolkata: In a bizarre twist in the corporal punishment case the VisvaBharati university in West Bengal, the 10yearold girl's parents were arrested along with the hostel warden and later granted bail. The girl was allegedly forced to drink her own urine for bed wetting. While the warden was arrested over the...
  • Urine shocker: Girl's parents, warden arrested July 9, 2012

    Kolkata: The parents of the Class 5 girl, who was allegedly forced to drink her own urine for bed wetting, have been arrested for entering the girls hostel without permission. The warden who has been accused of punishing the girl has also been arrested. Those arrested were taken to the...
  • WB corporal punishment: Suspend warden, says NCPCR July 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Reacting to the shocking incident of a Class 5 girl at the prestigious VisvaBharati University in West Bengal being made to drink her own urine by her hostel warden as punishment for bedwetting, NCPCR Chairperson Shanta Sinha on Monday said that the guilty must be punished. "It is a...