Schools

  • Student rape case: Bangalore school to re-open on Monday for classes Yesterday

    Bangalore: The school where a six-year-old student was raped will re-open on Monday for classes. The school has given assurances to the parents that their demands around security concern will be met. Two arrests have been made in the case so far. School chairperson Rustom Kerawalla was, however, given a...
  • Help acid attack survivor Monica Singh realise her dream Yesterday

    Monica Singh, a 28-year-old acid attack victim, has lived a heroic battle to leave behind the past and move ahead. About a decade ago, a man threw acid on Monica when she turned down his marriage proposal. Today, 43 surgeries later, she has now got admission to her dream fashion...
  • At least 15 dead in Israeli shelling of Gaza school Yesterday

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Israeli forces shelled a UN-run school sheltering Palestinians in the northern Gaza strip, the Gaza health ministry said on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and raising the conflict's death toll to nearly 750. Israel Radio said, without citing a source, that most of those killed at the United Nations...
  • Karnataka CM clarifies his remark Yesterday

    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has been forced to clarify his insensitive comment on being questioned about the rape of a six-year-old in a top Bangalore school. He had lost his cool and asked reporters if the Bangalore rape was the only news they had. ...
  • Telangana: 17 students killed as bus hits train at an unmanned crossing Yesterday

    At least 17 school children have been killed and many others critically injured after a passenger train hit their school bus at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak....
  • Telangana: Train hits school bus in Medak, at least 17 children killed Yesterday

    Hyderabad: At least 17 school children have been killed and many others critically injured after a passenger train hit their school bus at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak. The injured have been admitted...
  • AP: Hostel sealed, students shifted after caning of visually impaired children 4 days ago

    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 two-member team of the Child Rights Commission visited hostel near Hyderabad. The hostel has now been sealed and the students will be moved...
  • Making schools safe: Need to frame clear policies to curb violence against children 4 days ago

    The arrest of a school skating instructor for the rape of a 6-year-old child in a Bangalore school has sparked a nationwide debate on the need to re-ascertain and frame the right policies to safeguard the security of children in school, and to curb the incidences of violence against students....
  • Low-quality education should not be tolerated: CNR Rao 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Bharat Ratna recipient Professor CNR Rao on Monday said the countrymen should not tolerate substandard education. "We live in a highly intolerant society. Whether it is about religion or caste, we are intolerant of something or the other. Then why are we tolerating mediocrity in...
  • Goonda Act to be invoked against accused in girl rape case 4 days ago

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday said the Goonda Act would be invoked against the skating instructor, arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a six-year-old student at a public school, as he was involved in similar cases earlier. "Goonda Act will be invoked on Mustafa for raping the...
  • AP: Video shows visually impaired children being caned by teacher 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: In a shocking incident from the town of Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh, a video has surfaced showing some visually-impaired 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...
  • Bangalore: Violent protests outside school over 6-year-old's rape 4 days ago

    Bangalore: Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, there is no stopping the outrage. ABVP workers protested outside the school in Bangalore where the incident took place. ABVP workers tried to break the security barricades put into place. When the police tried to stop...
  • Protesters call for an overhaul of school safety system after Bangalore rape case 5 days ago

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school girl rape case has brought to light the need for clear guidelines and mechanisms to ensure that schools can put a stop to instances of sexual violence. Schools need to frame clear policies to prevent violence against children in schools. Juvenile Justice rules acknowledge the need to...
  • Bangaloreans come out in large to protest against minor's rape 5 days ago

    Bangalore residents came out in large numbers to protest against school authorities and sought justice for the 6-year-old girl who was raped in the school two weeks ago. More than 60,000 people have also signed a petition by change.org to make schools safer. ...
  • Bangalore student rape: School's skating instructor arrested 5 days ago

    Bangalore: Six days after a six-year-old girl was raped inside the premises of a top Bangalore school, police made the first arrest in the case on Sunday. The school's skating instructor has been arrested, Bangalore Additional CP (Crime) Pranab Mohanthy told CNN-IBN. The 32-year-old accused who will be produced in the...
  • Bangalore school rape case: Protests continue over police inaction 6 days ago

    Bangalore: Massive protests are underway in Bangalore over police inaction as no arrests have been made yet in the rape case of a six-year old in a school in Bangalore. Civil society activists are protesting at Freedom Park in the city. The BJP Minority Morcha is also protesting over the...
  • Bangalore rape: Eight detained, no arrests yet 6 days ago

    Bangalore Police is yet to make any arrests in the Bangalore student rape case. It has detained eight of the school staff members and questioned 81 people in connection with the case. ...
  • Bangalore student rape: Culprits will be brought to book in a day or two, says police 6 days ago

    Bangalore: With pressure mounting on the Bangalore Police over the rape of a 6-year-old student inside a top school in the city, eight staff members have been detained so far in connection with the horrendous crime. Police also questioned as many as 90 people in the case. It however will need...
  • Bihar teacher fails to name India's president, faces probe 6 days ago

    For a woman school teacher in Bihar, Pratibha Patil is still India's president and Smriti Irani the governor of the state. These answers shocked a district magistrate who has ordered a probe into the authenticity of the teacher's qualification based on which she got a job in a government school. The incident...
  • Bangalore rape case: Angry parents turn out in huge numbers to protest 6 days ago

    Bangalore: Tempers are running high in Bangalore where over a 1000 parents have gathered to voice their protest against the rape of a six-year-old in a school in the city. They took out a silent protest from the school till the HAL police station ground and met the Police Commissioner. The...
  • Bangalore rape case: Parents hold massive protests, demand action 1 week ago

    A 6-year-old girl was raped inside an international school's premises on July 2, allegedly by two staff members. A complaint was filed by the child's parents on Tuesday. Over 1000 Bangaloreans on Saturday came together to raise their voice against this atrocious crime against the 6-year old child. One of...
  • Bangalore school rape: State government demands cancellation of school's licence 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Five days on, Bangalore Police is yet to make any arrest in the case of a 6-year-old girl's rape inside her school allegedly by two staff members during school hours. The Karnataka government has written to the ICSE board demanding to cancel the recognition of the school. Members of...
  • Bangalore student rape: School continues to be shut, police yet to make arrests 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Even as parents continued to hold protests for the second consecutive day against the rape of a six-year-old girl inside her school allegedly by two staff members, Bangalore Police is yet to make any arrests in the case. The incident rocked the Karnataka Assembly too on Friday where the...
  • Karnataka government asks ICSE to derecognise school where child was raped 1 week ago

    Bangalore: In further trouble for Vibgyor High School, where a six-year-old girl was allegedly raped, Karnataka government on Friday requested the ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education) Board to derecognise the school. The Department of Public Instruction in a release said the state government had written...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor 1 week ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • Mindless media coverage of Bangalore school child rape causing trauma to other parents, says a concerned mother 1 week ago

    My phone has been ringing and I think one more person will ask some stupid question or give his opinion on why did I send my son to that school. Yes, I admit that my son is going to the same school. And is it a fault for undergoing such...
  • Bangalore school rape case: Parents to protest again, boycott school July 18, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school where two staff members allegedly raped a 6-year-old class 1 girl student remains shut for the day on Friday as agitated parents plan another round of protests. They have decided to boycott the school for now. On Thursday angry parents had stormed the school but the management...
  • Tamil Nadu firm on compulsory Tamil for school students July 17, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Government on Thursday indicated there would be no change in Tamil being a compulsory language in the syllabus for all school students from Class I to X as mandated by a law. During a debate on grant for School Education in the Assembly, MMK member...
  • Bangalore: 6-year-old raped inside international school premises July 17, 2014

    Bangalore: In a horrific crime that shocked the nation, a 6-year-old girl was raped inside an international school's premises, allegedly by two staff members. The incident took place on July 2 and a complaint was filed by the child's parents on Tuesday. The school authorities have refused to take...
  • News 360: 6-year-old raped in Bangalore school, protests follow July 17, 2014

    In a horrific crime that shocked the nation, a 6-year-old girl was raped inside an international school's premises, allegedly by two staff members. The incident took place on July 2 and a complaint was filed by the child's parents on Tuesday. The school authorities have refused to take any responsibility...