ROUVANJIT RAWLA

  • 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...
  • Rouvanjit Rawla suicide case hearing deferred February 3, 2011

    Kolkata: The hearing in the Rouvanjit Rawla suicide case has been deferred till Friday. The principal and three teachers of La Martiniere accused in the case were scheduled to be produced in a Kolkata court on Thursday. Principal Sunirmal Chakravarti and the three teachers have been charged under Sec 305...
  • Rouvan case: Abetment to suicide charge upheld January 31, 2011

    Kolkata: The Chief Sessions Judge of Kolkata upheld the lower court order to include abetment to suicide charge against school Principal Sunirmal Chakraborty and three accused teachers of La Martiniere for Boys School in Kolkata. It has been a painful wait for Ajay Rawla fighting the long battle for justice for...
  • Rouvanjit Rawla case adjourned till Jan 31 January 28, 2011

    Kolkata: A sessions court in Kolkata adjourned the Rouvanjit Rawla case on Friday, till January 31. The court concluded the hearing of the petition moved by La Martiniere Principal Sunirmal Chakravarthi and three other teachers of the school, charged with abetment to Rawla's suicide. Speaking to CNNIBN, Rouvanjit's father Ajay...
  • La Mart teachers move higher court against order December 10, 2010

    Kolkata: The principal and three teachers of La Martiniere for Boys school, facing charges of abetment to suicide of 13yearold student Rouvanjit Rawla, on Friday moved a higher court against the magisterial order for their trial. Claiming that the metropolitan judge of Bankshall Court had no jurisdiction to reframe charges,...
  • La Mart teachers challenge abetment to suicide charge December 8, 2010

    Kolkata: The principal and three teachers of La Martiniere for Boys School, who allegedly drove student Rouvanjit Rawla to commit suicide, on Wednesday challenged the order for their trial on charges of abetment to suicide of a child which carries a maximum sentence of death, in a higher court. ...
  • 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....
  • Zindagi Live: What happened to Rouvanjit Rawla? November 21, 2010

    Zindagi live meets Rouvanjit Rawla's father Ajay Rawla who now seeks justice for his son's death. ...
  • Charges reframed in Rouvanjit death case November 19, 2010

    Kolkata : A city court of Kolkata today ordered that the principal and three teachers of the prestigious La Martiniere School in Kolkata be tried for driving Rouvanjit Rawla to commit suicide. An inquiry was started by the National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights. The enquiry found principal Sunirmal...
  • Rouvanjit suicide: La Mart principal to stay October 5, 2010

    Kolkata: The La Martiniere School Governing Council, on Tuesday supported the principal and three other teachers, who were booked, in the Rouvanjit suicide case. The school Governing Council decided that no action will be taken against them for now. "There is no question of any change in their position. And they...
  • Rouvanjit case: La Mart principal gets bail October 4, 2010

    The principal and 4 other teachers of the La Martiniere school, who were arrested in the Rouvanjit Rawla suicide case, have been granted bail by a city court on Monday. ...
  • 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 Marts principal held October 4, 2010

    Seven months after the suicide, the principal and three other teachers of the Kolkata school are arrested. ...
  • Rouvanjit suicide: principal, teachers get bail October 4, 2010

    Kolkata: The principal and four other teachers of the La Martiniere school, who were arrested in the Rouvanjit Rawla suicide case, have been granted bail by a city court here on Monday on the bail bond of RS. 500 each. The principal and the four teachers were arrested on charges of...
  • 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...
  • Beaten by teacher, kid jumps off second floor July 9, 2010

    New Delhi: Even as the corporal punishment debate sparked off by the suicide of Rouvanjit Rawla in Kolkata refuses to die down, there has been another incident, this time in Delhi. A 12year old boy allegedly jumped off the second floor of his school building, after his teacher reportedly hit him...
  • Bengal CM warns schools against caning students July 1, 2010

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has warned schools in the state to take the ban on corporal punishments seriously. Buddhadeb, while tabling a statement on the suicide by La Martiniere School student Rouvanjit Rawla in the Assembly on Thursday, said that many school still practiced corporal punishment. The Chief...
  • La Mart says it will act according to its rules June 23, 2010

    Kolkata: La Martiniere for Boys says it took proper action when a student of the school committed suicide after allegedly being punished and humiliated by his teachers but insists that its not bound to follow the recommendations of a panel investigating the boys death. Supriyo Dhar, secretary of the school, told...
  • Suspend La Martiniere principal: Panel June 22, 2010

    New Delhi: A threemember team of a child rights body has sought suspension of the principal of Kolkata's La Martiniere School till the completion of a probe into the suicide of a student who committed suicide after being caned in school. While calling for action against Principal Sunirmal Chakravarthy, the National...
  • NCPCR asks to suspend La Mart principal June 18, 2010

    Kolkata/New Delhi: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has finalised its report into the death of La Martniere student Rouvanjit. CNNIBN learns that the panel has found no evidence to prove Rouvanjit was under pressure at home. The report asks for immediate suspension of the principal and teachers,...
  • La Martiniere repents, abolishes caning June 18, 2010

    Kolkata: The Board of Governors of Kolkata's La Martiniere School, which is under fire in the Rouvanjit Rawla suicide case, has revised the school's rules and regulations and called for major penalties in case of corporal punishment. According to the new rule corporal punishment Is liable to disciplinary action with the...
  • La Martiniere case: Is principal accountable? June 15, 2010

    In a shocking incident that came from Kolkata's elite boys' school La Martiniere, 13yearold Rouvanjit Rawla committed suicide allegedly after corporal punishment meted out to him by the school teachers, including the principal. CNNIBN on Talking point asked: Should the La Martiniere principal be held accountable? Joining the discussion were:...
  • 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...
  • Suspend La Martiniere principal: panel June 14, 2010

    Kolkata: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) wants La Martiniere for Boys school principal Sunirmal Chakarvarthy and three teachers suspended pending inquiry into the Rouvanjit Rawla suicide case. "We are likely to say that during the period of police investigation at least the principal and three teachers should...