School Teacher

  • UP: 3 men gangrape woman, tie her naked to a tree August 19, 2014

    Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh): Three men allegedly gangraped a 33yearold woman and then tied her to a tree in a naked condition in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh. Kannauj is the constituency of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple. The incident took place in Umarda area of Kannauj, on the intervening night...
  • 11,800 school teachers to be appointed in Delhi by March 2015 August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The government will hire over 11,800 school teachers in Delhi by March next year to fill vacancies, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said that online application for 2,375 PGT teachers will be invited in...
  • Unidentified criminals abduct, murder 2 school teachers August 10, 2014

    Two teachers, both siblings, have been abducted and murdered in Gumla district, the police said on Sunday. Prakash Toppo, a teacher with the Ghaghra Bansari Middle School, was returning home in bike on Wednesday last when he was abducted by unidentified persons near Toto village, Superintendent of Police Bhimsen Tuti told...
  • Bihar teacher fails to name India's president, faces probe July 19, 2014

    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...
  • Gaining teacher training, 35 women plan to uplift their communities June 24, 2014

    How do you help your backward community living in remote, virtually inaccessible villages to progress if most of them are uneducated? Simple, finish your own studies, train as teachers and then use your knowledge to spread the cause in your home as these nearly three dozen women are doing. The...
  • Harish Rawat for penalising teachers who don't teach May 29, 2014

    Expressing unhappiness over a 10 per cent dip in board results of government schools in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said nonperforming teachers should be penalised. Attributing the 10 per cent drop in pass percentage of state run schools to recklessness on part of teachers and education department officials, he said...
  • School teacher arrested for raping 15yearold student in Barmer May 3, 2014

    A private school teacher was on Saturday arrested for allegedly raping his minor student in the district, police said. The victim, a 15yearold girl and a class IX student, alleged that she was raped by her teacher Thakraram (30) on Thursday at an isolated place in Sheo town, police said. The accused...
  • Delhi: School teacher arrested for sexually harassing five students April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested a government school teacher for allegedly sexually harassing five girl students. The matter came to light on Tuesday when the parents of the students protested outside the school premises in Jahangirpuri in northwest Delhi. The police also detained some protesters in order to maintain...
  • Hooda confidant Nand Lal Poonia resigns after court rap January 2, 2014

    Haryana School Teachers Selection Board (HSTSB) chairman Nand Lal Poonia, a confidant of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, resigned from his post on Thursday after a recent rap from the state high court. Poonia, a retired brigadier, was appointed chairman of Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) by Hooda in 2005 and...
  • Delhi High Court asks teacher to pray at Rajghat for a week for lying December 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Holding a woman teacher guilty of contempt for repeatedly lying under oath about her marital status, the Delhi High Court directed that she offer prayers at Rajghat, Mahatma Gandhi's memorial, to "repent her sin". A bench of justices Kailash Gambhir and Indermeet Kaur passed the order after refusing to...
  • TN: School teacher arrested for verbally abusing Congress woman MLA November 15, 2013

    A private school teacher has been arrested for verbally abusing a Congress woman MLA while speaking on a live television show on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, besides making certain remarks against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, police said on Friday. Casmirraj alias Tamil Dasan (45), residing at Mandaiveli in Chennai was arrested...
  • Odisha: School teacher set on fire for filing sexual harassment complaint, dies November 1, 2013

    Raigada: The 27yearold school teacher who was set on fire for lodging a sexual harassment complaint in police station in Odisha's Raigada district succumbed to her injuries on Friday morning. She was set on fire on Sunday night in her school hostel in Odisha's Raigada districts's Tikri primary school and...
  • School teacher arrested for allegedly molesting 10yearold girl inside school premises October 2, 2013

    A school teacher was arrested for allegedly trying to molest a 10yearold girl inside the school premises in Nanpara area in Bahraich, police said on Wednesday. According to a complaint filed by the victim's father, Micheal Yeshu alias Yashudas Baba, teacher and manager of St. Peter Inter college, tried to molest...
  • MP: Government school teacher suspended for disrespecting religion August 15, 2013

    Sagar: A government school teacher who received the President's medal for meritorious service was suspended on Wednesday for getting his own "abhishek" (religious ritual) done on the occasion of the recent Guru Purnima festival and allegedly hurt religious sentiments of the majority community. As per the Hindu religion, only gods are...
  • Acidattack victim appointed to school education department March 27, 2013

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday appointed the Hyderpora acidattack victim to the state school education department, on compassionate grounds. Local MLA and ruling National Conference provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani and Tanvir Sadiq, political secretary to the Chief Minister on Wednesday visited the victim's house in Baghat...
  • Jammu: Teacher suspended for thrashing 8yrold December 8, 2012

    Jammu: A government school teacher in Rajouri district of Jammu has been suspended after he allegedly beat up an eightyearold 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,...
  • Kochi: Teacher accused of sexual abuse roams free October 19, 2012

    Kochi: A shocking tale of sexual abuse which authorities at a school in Kochi allegedly tried to supress. The victim, a class VIII student, said that his complaint against a teacher fell on deaf ears. Raju (name changed) said, "On September 17, I went along with my friends to our...
  • J&K: Teachers arrested for sexual assault, abuse September 4, 2012

    Jammu: Two school teachers were arrested from different districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday in connection with two different cases. In Kishtwar, a teacher at a girls school was arrested for allegedly attempting to rape a student. The school has been shut for a few days. Meanwhile, in Baramulla, another teacher...
  • The accused had threatened my son: Sonepat teacher's father April 9, 2012

    Dharo Bhagat, the father of the murdered teacher of a Sonepat school, on Monday said that his son had been threatened with murder by the accused. ...
  • Sonepat school teacher murder: Police arrest one April 9, 2012

    Sonepat: The Sonepat Police on Monday arrested one of the accused in the school teacher murder case. Vikram is aged 24. The police are now on the lookout for the second accused, Hari Om, who is on the run. In a shocking incident on Friday, the two allegedly ran their car...
  • Teacher 'killed for not allowing student to cheat' April 9, 2012

    Sonepat: In a shocking incident on Friday, two youths allegedly ran their car over a school teacher in the town of Sonepat in Haryana, for not allowing one of their friends, a Class 12 student, to cheat in board examinations. Rakesh was a Hindi teacher at Ramjas School in Sonepat. Vikram...
  • MP: Drunken teacher makes school girls dance January 30, 2012

    Betul (MP): In a shocking incident, a government primary school teacher under the influence of liquor, forced little school girls to dance and also sent a boy to fetch alcohol for him at Devchowki village. The incident came to light on January 23 when the girls complained to Betul Collector, Chandra...
  • Kerala orders CBI probe into attack on teacher November 2, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government on Wednesday gave its nod for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the brutal attack on a school teacher on Sep 27 in Kollam district. Krishna Kumar, a school teacher, was found severely injured around 10.45 p.m. near Kottarakara town, some 70 km from...
  • Jamshedpur: 6 students forced to do 100 situps 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...
  • US teacher suspended over Facebook posts April 2, 2011

    Paterson: A New Jersey school district has suspended a firstgrade teacher after parents complained that she had posted derogatory comments about her students on her Facebook page. The teacher was removed from the classroom this week after several parents who saw the posts came to Paterson School 21 and asked that...
  • Tripura man sells dowry items and donates money January 10, 2011

    Agartala: In an exemplary gesture against the evil of dowry, a newlywed government school teacher in Tripura Sunday donated Rs 48,000 to the chief minister's relief fund after selling the gifts received by him in marriage. A resident of Dhanbilas village in northern Tripura, 37yearold Bimal Singh Debbarma wedded Jesmi two...
  • Get votes for CPM: Buddha asks school teachers December 25, 2010

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has courted controversy after asking primary school teachers in the state to teach the benefits of voting for the ruling Communist Party of IndiaMarxist to the parents. After 33 years in office, the Left Front is confronting a rapidly shrinking votebank and is desperate...
  • Chandigarh: molester school teacher on the run December 6, 2010

    Chandigarh: An Army Public School teacher in Chandigarh was book by the Panchkula Police on Sunday for allegedly sexually harassing at least five girl students of Class V. The accused music teacher, Sham Bahadur Thapa, fled after the police registered a case against him. The misdeeds of the teacher, posted...
  • Gujarat gets its first Muslim woman DSP August 13, 2010

    Surat: Clad in burqa, mother of two, teacher in school outwardly Yasmin Sajid Shaikh would seem like any other Muslim woman destined for a domesticated life. However, this 29yearold is soon to be the state's first Muslim woman Deputy Superintendent of Police. Says Yasmin, who cleared her state public service...
  • Drop in govt schools as kids opt for private education July 24, 2009

    Thiruvananthapuram: It has come as bad news for the most literate state in the country. A surprise headcount in governmentaided schools in Kerala have shown an alarming drop in the number of students by 2.5 lakh. This means proportionately, 2,000 teachers would lose their jobs though the government says that...