Corporal Punishment

  • WB: Child rights panel seeks report on student's death 18-05-2013 10:21 AM

    Kolkata: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has sought a report from West Bengal officials on the death of an eight-year-old student after he was allegedly assaulted by his teacher in class. The commission took up the matter after a report on CNN-IBN. The NCPCR has asked...
  • WB: Student dies after teacher bangs his head against the wall 17-05-2013 01:38 PM

    Kolkata: Alleged corporal punishment left an 8-year-old dead in South 24 Parganas in West Bengal. The student died after his head was allegedly banged against the wall by a teacher. The incident happened at the Nirdeshkhali school at Basanti in South 24 Parganas. The child was beaten up on May...
  • Kannauj: Boy dies after allegedly being beaten up by teacher 11-12-2012 08:45 AM

    Kannauj: In another corporal punishment shocker, a class five student in Kannauj died allegedly after being beaten by his teacher. The family claims the boy returned home late and was very weak. He was rushed to a hospital when he collapsed but died a few hours later. The school principal...
  • Jammu: Teacher suspended for thrashing 8-yr-old 08-12-2012 03:01 PM

    Jammu: A government school teacher in Rajouri district of Jammu has been suspended after he allegedly beat up an eight-year-old girl for not joining his private academy. Dheeraj Kumar has fled the village and is on the run. The fourth standard girl who received multiple fractures on her right hand,...
  • Jammu: 8-year-old brutally thrashed by teacher 07-12-2012 09:24 AM

    Jammu: In a shocking case of corporal punishment, an 8-year-old girl was brutally thrashed by a teacher for not leaving her government school to join his private academy. The fourth standard girl from Rajouri district in Jammu received multiple fractures on her right hand and now has to undergo surgery....
  • MP: Student dies after being beaten up by teachers 05-12-2012 07:27 AM

    Bhopal: In a shocking case of corporal punishment from Betul district in Madhya Pradesh, a class IV student died after he was allegedly beaten up by his teachers. The teachers suspected that the nine-year-old had broken a bucket. The student succumbed to his injuries after he was allegedly tortured by...
  • Child threatened over homework dies after suicide attempt 02-12-2012 04:13 PM

    Bijapur: A ten-year-old boy who immolated himself in Bijapur succumbed to his injuries on Saturday. The fourth standard student was reportedly depressed because his teacher had threatened to punish him if he did not do his homework. The child was admitted to hospital with severe burns last week after his...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Teacher 'orders' child to drink urine 22-11-2012 03:51 PM

    Rajahmundry: The East Godavari district education officer on Thursday directed the head of the Ananparthy corporate schools to conduct an inquiry and submit a report on the incident of a teacher "allegedly forcing a four-year-old boy to drink his own urine". A four-year-old student, studying in LKG at Satyabhama English...
  • Hyderabad: School principal arrested for hitting kid 22-11-2012 02:36 PM

    Hyderabad: A principal of a primary school at Fatehnagar here was on Thursday arrested on allegations of corporal punishment meted out to a five-year old student, police said. Following a complaint by the mother of the LKG student, principal Mumtaz Ahmed who also runs the school, was arrested. Ahmed allegedly...
  • K'taka: 10-yr-old beaten for not finishing homework 06-11-2012 07:22 AM

    Hassan: A shocking case of corporal punishment has been reported from Hassan, Karnataka where a 10-year-old girl of a government school was beaten up by her class teacher for not doing her homework. In the past four months, the once cheerful little fourth standard student has changed completely. She doesn't...
  • Jamshedpur: 6 students forced to do 100 sit-ups 29-06-2011 11:11 AM

    New Delhi: In a shocking case of corporal punishment in a Jamshedpur school, 6 girl students were brutally punished by a lady teacher, which resulted in them fainting. The 9th class students, who are now being treated at a hospital, were punished by the teacher for making too much noise...
  • La Mart teachers move higher court against order 10-12-2010 07:19 PM

    Kolkata: The principal and three teachers of La Martiniere for Boys school, facing charges of abetment to suicide of 13-year-old 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,...
  • HC orders to tackle corporal punishment 26-11-2010 12:29 PM

    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...
  • Mother still waiting for blinded daughter's right 15-10-2010 06:25 PM

    It has been three and a half months since our CJ Omvati's daughter permanently lost vision in the left eye due to corporal punishment. ...
  • Rouvanjit case: La Mart principal gets bail 04-10-2010 11:12 PM

    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. ...
  • CJ: How a teacher's thrashing left a girl without vision 04-10-2010 02:17 PM

    Seven-year-old Jhunjhunu lost vision in her left eye after her teacher in school allegedly thrashed her for not doing her homework. ...
  • Rouvanjit suicide: La Marts principal held 04-10-2010 09:37 AM

    Seven months after the suicide, the principal and three other teachers of the Kolkata school are arrested. ...
  • Teacher caught on cell phone caning students 31-08-2010 11:04 AM

    Bangkok: Secretly recorded cell phone footage has exposed a teacher at a Catholic boarding school in northeastern Thailand who whacked dozens of students on the buttocks with a cane wrapped with electrical wire. Art teacher Somchai Limthanmaporn was fired after he was exposed hitting at least 40 students, according to...
  • Teacher uses firewood to 'discipline' children 11-08-2010 11:07 AM

    Warangal: In Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh, 11 children of a government primary school have sustained burns after their teacher punished them by placing burning firewood on their hands, arms and thighs. ...
  • Teacher breaks pupil's hand for bunking class 31-07-2010 01:00 PM

    A government school teacher allegedly beat up 16 students in Barnala, Punjab because he suspected them of bunking classes. ...
  • Kolkata in news again for corporal punishment 17-07-2010 11:04 PM

    Another Kolkata school faces allegations of corporal punishment. ...
  • Suspend La Martiniere principal: Panel 22-06-2010 10:21 PM

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  • La Martiniere repents, abolishes caning 18-06-2010 03:21 PM

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  • Abolish corporal punishment: La Mart principal 16-06-2010 11:05 PM

    Corporal punishment is illegal, hurtful and should be avoided completely. ...
  • Should La Martiniere principal be suspended? 16-06-2010 10:49 PM

    Rouvanjit Rawla's case cannot be a trial by media, nor can it be guided by emotion alone. ...