LA MARTINIERE SCHOOL

  • Rouvanjit case: Principal, teachers cleared of all charges September 21, 2012

    Kolkata: Kolkata's La Martiniere School principal Sunirmal Chakraborty and three teachers on Friday were cleared of all charges in the Rouvanjit Rawla suicide case. In 2010, the teenaged boy had committed suicide after he was allegedly caned and humiliated in the school. Additional District Session judge passed an order saying that...
  • Rouvanjit case: court refuses prosecutor change March 5, 2011

    Kolkata: A Fast Track Court on Saturday rejected the petition of the father of Rouvanjit Rawla, who committed suicide after allegedly being caned by a teacher of the La Martiniere school in Kolkata last year, seeking change of the public prosecutor in the case questioning his neutrality. RN Malik, judge of...
  • La Martiniere to take back expelled student December 3, 2010

    Kolkata: Kolkata's prestigious La Martiniere School on Friday agreed to take back its student Srijan Banerjee after a case was settled between the school and the student's parents in Supreme Court. The school has informed that Srijan can attend school from Monday and he will be promoted to Class V. The...
  • HC orders to tackle corporal punishment November 26, 2010

    Kolkata: The ripples of the Rouvanjit Rawla suicide case has finally reached the Calcutta High Court, which has ordered the West Bengal government to carry out wide publicity against corporal punishment in schools. The court has asked the state government to step up its publicity in both print and visual media....
  • I had nearly given up hope: Rouvanjit's father October 4, 2010

    Rawla says the arrests of the principal and three other teachers have brought back his faith in the system. ...
  • I had nearly given up hope: Rouvanjit's father October 4, 2010

    Kolkata: Rouvanjit Rawla's father Ajay Rawla says the arrests of the principal and four other teachers of the La Martiniere school here have brought back his faith in the system as he had almost given up hope with no action against the school authorities following the suicide of his son...
  • Rouvanjit suicide: La Martiniere slams NCPCR July 31, 2010

    Kolkata: Kolkata's La Martiniere School board has questioned the authenticity of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) recommendation to the school following the suicide of one of its student Rouvanjit Rawla and ruled out removing the principal. La Martiniere School board, which met in Kolkata on Saturday, claims that...
  • NCPCR recommends removal of La Mart principal July 19, 2010

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Monday recommended the removal of the principal and viceprincipal of Kolkata's La Martiniere School over the suicide of Class eight student Rouvanjit Rawla. "They not only used corporal punishment on the late Rouvanjit Rawla themselves, they also condoned the...
  • Corporal punishment reported from Kolkata school July 17, 2010

    Kolkata: Allegations of corporal punishment continue to come from Kolkata. Two more shocking incidents of violence have been reported from two schools in the city. In the first incident the parents of Siddharth Saha, a class 8 student of St James High School, have filed a complaint against six teachers including...
  • I want justice not apology: Rouvanjit's father June 15, 2010

    Kolkata: Rouvanjit Rawla's father Ajay Rawla wants the principal of Kolkata's La Martiniere School sacked for the death of his son. Rawla told CNNIBN that an apology by La Martiniere School principal Surnimal Chakravarthi wasn't enough and the school must pay for the crime. "If they have broken the law of...
  • La Martiniere principal 'sorry' for caning Rouvan June 15, 2010

    Kolkata: The principal of Kolkata's La Martiniere School, Surnimal Chakravarthi, has apologised for corporal punishment in the school. Speaking to The Telegarph, Chakravarthi said that he caned 13yearold Rouvanjit Rawla who later committed suicide. The principal also added that he would not cane any student again. "The board made it abundantly...
  • La Martiniere report gives principal clean chit June 14, 2010

    Kolkata: An internal school inquiry by La Martiniere school into the suicide of 13year old Rouvanjit Rawla confirms that the school principal, Sunirmal Chakarvarthy, was indeed guilty of misconduct when he caned Rouvanjit and two of his classmates for indiscipline. But the report has delinked the principal's action...