TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

  • Kolkata: Jadavpur students advised against convocation boycott 6 days ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Friday urged students of Jadavpur University not to boycott the annual convocation scheduled on December 24. Chatterjee's plea came a day after Governor and Chancellor K.N. Tripathi warned the students against going ahead with the boycott which they have called to press their...
  • Delhi University Teacher's Association, student groups to sit on dharna today July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi University Teacher's Association along with all the student groups will hold a dharna at the Arts Faculty Gate on Tuesday from 2 to 4 pm. The protest is to press for an immediate meeting of the Delhi University Academic Council. The protestors are demanding a fast...
  • Muslims no more swayed by appeal of religious leaders: AMU teachers April 11, 2014

    Aligarh Muslim University Teachers Association has criticised the practise of religious leaders issuing appeals in support of political parties and said such calls will have no impact on the Muslim community voters. "Using religious personalities or religious symbols for political objectives is dangerous. Neither do we approve of the Delhi Jama...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Don't play politics over dead bodies, says AMU teachers September 12, 2013

    The Aligarh Muslim University Teachers' Association (AMUTA) on Thursday urged political parties "not to play politics over the dead bodies" of the victims of the communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar. The executive committee of the AMUTA passed a resolution here today asking politicians to refrain from making inflammatory statements which could further...
  • One lakh students hit by Meghalaya teachers' strike September 11, 2013

    Shillong: Over one lakh students across Meghalaya were Wednesday affected by a strike called by school and college teachers protesting the government's unresponsive and "adamant attitude" toward their demands. "Our three-day strike started on Wednesday, and has affected over a lakh students from primary school to college level across Meghalaya, mainly...
  • News briefs: College teachers want 60% posts in LU bodies in Lucknow August 7, 2013

    After demanding the right to be PhD research guides, the Degree College Teachers Association has pressed for increased role in the Lucknow Universitys decision making bodies.In a meeting with vicechancellor SB Nimseon Tuesday, representatives of the teachers association said a wellset ratio of 60:40 should be implemented in letter and...
  • News briefs: 'Permit teachers to guide PhD scholars' in Lucknow August 6, 2013

    The Degree College Teachers Association has appealed to Lucknow University vicechancellor SB Nimse to allow college teachers to guide PhD students. The association maintained that it was highly discriminatory that when colleges affiliated to other state universities had the rightto guide PhD students, teachers here were not allowed to do...
  • Postpone 4year undergraduate programme to 2014: DU teachers April 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi University Teachers' Association is demanding that the 4year bachelors programme be postponed to next year. But the university seems adamant to stick to the July 2013 deadline. It affects half a million students from across the country. Nearly half a million students and 9,000 teachers of DU...
  • 'Rectify anomalies in UGC pay structure' May 1, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: The issue of anomalies in provision of revised UGC pay scale to university, government college and aided college teachers is back to haunt the State Government. The Sixth Pay Commission's recommendations may have come as a boon for the State Government employees, but for university teachers, it has been a...
  • St Stephen's staff to protest against principal January 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The teachers of Delhi University's St Stephen's College have announced a protest against Principal Valson Thampu on Friday. The teachers demand that the charges and the show cause notice issued to Professor MS Frank be dropped. The announcement comes a day after Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) held a...