Girl Students

  • ThinkEdu conclave: Empowering women through education March 11, 2014

    In India, emphasis is still not laid on girls' education and many of them are being dropped out of the school. In spite of the increase in the number of girl students, much needs to be done. ...
  • TN: College lab assistant throws acid on staff, girls May 4, 2013

    Coimbatore: A lab assistant in a local private college today allegedly threw acid on two staff injuring them and two girl students, and later tried to commit suicide by consuming cyanide, police said. Police said Muthusamy (47) threw acid on Ravisankar and Laxmansamy this afternoon over some personal dispute. Some...
  • TN: Teacher suspended for misbehaving with girl student December 27, 2012

    Sivaganga: A Physical Education Teacher was on Wednesday suspended for allegedly misbehaving with a girl at Keezhadi Government Higher Secondary school some days ago, police said. On a complaint from the girl's parents against the teacher Sureshkumar,a case was registered, police said. Sureshkumar is absconding, police said. Chief Education officer Radhakrishnan,who also...
  • NDMC proposes CCTV cameras in all civic body-run schools December 20, 2012

    New Delhi: With an aim to provide better security for children, particularly girls, North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Wednesday proposed to install CCTV surveillance cameras in all civic body-run schools. "We have proposed to install CCTV cameras in all municipal schools to provide security, especially for girls, for which extra budgetary...
  • Shimla: 2 school students found dead, parents allege harassment September 29, 2012

    Shimla: The death of two girls of a British-era convent school in Shimla on Friday became murkier when their parents blamed school authorities. The parents said the girls did not die accidentally, but committed suicide after being "mentally harassed" by their teacher. Class VI students Shakshi Thakur and Nancy Thakur from...
  • US: Sikh student laughs off cruel taunts about her facial hair September 27, 2012

    London: A Sikh US student's dignified response to a tasteless post making fun of her facial hair has earned her a legion of fans. A man took a photo of Balpreet Kaur and uploaded onto Reddit in the 'funny' category with the tagline 'im (sic) not sure what to conclude from...
  • WB: Teachers held for strip searching girl student August 4, 2012

    Suri: Two women teachers were arrested on Saturday for allegedly strip searching a girl student on the suspicion that she had stolen money, at Kaligati Smriti Nari Siksha Niketan in Suri in Birbhum district, police sources said on Saturday. The girl, a student of class-XI, filed a complaint with the police...
  • Two girls gangraped by five students in Bihar July 30, 2012

    Biharsharif: Two girl students were allegedly gangraped by five fellow students at a lodge in Bihar's Nalanda district on Monday, police said in Biharsharif. The victims have been brought to a government hospital for medical check-up, SP Nishant Kumar Tiwary said, adding that a complaint has been lodged in Silao police...
  • College's apathy shocking: Andhra ragging victim's father July 23, 2012

    A Class 11 student of a junior college in Andhra Pradesh lost her voice after her seniors strangulated her with a rope in a ragging session. ...
  • AP: Student beaten up for speaking in Telugu March 10, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: The Vishakhapatnam Police on Saturday booked the principal of a public school for allegedly beating up a student of class IV for conversing in Telugu with her classmate. NSN English Medium Public School principal NSN Murthy has been booked under section 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means)...
  • 'Act against violence on girls in schools' March 9, 2012

    Bangalore: On the occasion of International Women's Day, Minister for Energy, Food and Supplies Shobha Karandlaje condemned teachers' misbehaviour towards girls in schools. She urged the Primary and Secondary Education Minister Vishveshwar Hegde Kageri to take stringent action to prevent victimisation of girls in schools. Speaking at a function organised by Karnataka...
  • Jamshedpur: 6 students forced to do 100 sit-ups June 29, 2011

    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 during...
  • Teacher 'disrobes' girls July 29, 2009

    Vidisha: In a shocking incident, a teacher allegedly removed upper clothes of eight Adivasi girl students of fifth standard of a government school near Tyonda in Vidisha on the pretext of taking measurements for their uniforms. The shameful act of the teacher has now forced the eight girls of Ganjbasoda's Nurpur...
  • Girl students held in exam centre for 24 hours March 31, 2009

    Sikar, Rajasthan: In a cover up bid that went awry, invigilators detained 49 girl students of class XII at an examination centre in the district for over 24 hours after mistakenly distributing a paper that was to be held on a later date. After a furore over the incident, the Rajasthan...
  • BMC 'coins' new scheme to keep girls in school April 25, 2008

    Mumbai: The power of one lends a silver lining to Vaishali Pawar's day. The 15-year-old's diligence at attending school, even as she takes care of cancer-stricken mother, has paid off. Today, she's made Rs 195, one for each day she's attended school in the past year. The seventh standard student...