Punjab Teachers

  • After Sarpanch, cops rough up teachers in Punjab December 7, 2011

    Sukhna: Even before the controversy over the slapping of a female teacher by an Akali Dal Sarpanch could die, there was a face off between the teachers and the police in Punjab. Protesting teachers and villagers were roughed by the policemen at Sukhna village in Muktsar. The incident occurred when the teachers...
  • Punjab teachers threaten self-immolation December 6, 2011

    Chandigarh: Peeved at the Punjab government for not heeding to their demands, teachers demanding permanent jobs in the state on Tuesday threatened to immolate themselves after one of their lady colleagues was allegedly slapped in public view by an Akali Dal sarpanch. A delegation of Education Guarantee Scheme (EGS) teachers association...