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  • EC's notice to Mulayam for allegedly threatening teachers to vote for SP 18-04-2014 08:09 PM

    The Election Commission on Friday issued a show cause notice to ruling Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening school teachers appointed on contract by Uttar Pradesh government to either vote for his party in Lok Sabha polls or risk losing permanentstatus. Holding that Yadav has prima facie...
  • Muslims no more swayed by appeal of religious leaders: AMU teachers 11-04-2014 03:37 PM

    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...
  • Should re-exams for teachers' hiring be held, HC asks RPSC, education department 03-04-2014 08:13 AM

    Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday sought replies from the state Public Service Commission (RPSC) and the secondary education department on the re-conduction of recently held II Grade Teachers recruitment examination. Alleging mass-copying in an "organised manner" at different cities of the state in the teacher's exam, one Lalaram and others...
  • Government decides to transfer teachers from overstaffed schools to those short-staffed 29-03-2014 03:25 PM

    The Uttarakhand government has said the teachers from overstaffed government schools in the state would be transferred to the ones suffering from perennial shortage of staff. Issuing directives to this effect in Dehradun, Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar has sought a district-wise list from the Education Department of government-run schools having...
  • Teacher accidentally projects porn onto classroom's big screen, sacked 03-03-2014 02:04 PM

    A professor allegedly projected X-rated porn onto a classroom's big screen that found its way online. He has been sacked, The Mirror reported. The unnamed teacher was surfing adult website Pornhub after a lesson at a business school in Zurich and forgot to unplug the projector first. While the classroom...
  • Cricketer RP Singh expresses desire to complete his graduation 22-02-2014 02:24 PM

    Indian cricketer R.P. Singh wants to get back to studies and complete his graduation. His graduation course from the Lucknow university was abruptly cut short in 2008-09 owing to his commitments for the Indian cricket team. Singh met office bearers of the Lucknow University Teachers Union (LUTA) late on Friday...
  • Thirteen, including a school principal, arrested in exam paper leak racket 22-02-2014 10:32 AM

    Thirteen persons including a principal of a school in Jhalamand area in Johdhpur, were arrested while leaking answers to candidates for the II Grade teachers test in Jodhpur. The police arrested the 13 persons while they were providing answers to candidates appearing for the II Grade Teachers testat Pratibha Senior...
  • Vasundhara's cabinet decides to make Bharatpur a Municipal Corporation 19-02-2014 08:03 AM

    Bharatpur Municipal Council will now be a Municipal Corporation, Rajasthan government announced on Tuesday. The state cabinet which met in Bharatpur after a 11-day tour of the division took the decision to make the town a Municipal Corporation. Separate 'gau-palan' (cattle care) department, effective provisions to check cattle smuggling for...
  • Teacher molests students during class, absconding 13-02-2014 05:36 PM

    A school teacher allegedly molested his students, following which their parents created aruckus at the school, the police said on Thursday. Few students of a school in Kanpur have alleged that, Kamlakant Pandey, their Hindi-Sanskrit teacher, frequentlymolested them during the class in the name of bag-checking and also made their...
  • AP: Women thrash teacher for sexually harassing girl student 26-01-2014 07:49 AM

    Visakhapatnam: A 45-year-old teacher of a government school was beaten by the activists of a women's organisation for allegedly sexually harassing a teenage student, police said. Activists of Progressive Organisation for Women (POW) beat up the accused Kolli Simhachalam, a secondary teacher, after trapping him and handed him over to...
  • Opposition stages walkout from assembly against TET 24-01-2014 10:05 PM

    Opposition members including thatof Congress and NPP on Friday staged a walkout from the state assembly demanding abolition of Rajasthan Teacher EligibilityTest (RTET). During the Question Hour, dissatisfied with EducationMinister K C Saraf's answer, opposition members led by Leaderof Opposition (Congress) Rameshwar Dudi and NationalistPeople's Party Dr K L Meena...
  • Bihar government to sack 2,500 teachers after they failed to clear competency tests 17-01-2014 03:00 PM

    The Bihar government has decided to sack over 2,500 contractual school teachers after they failed to clear two consecutive competency tests, officials on Friday said. "The education department has completed its formalities to sack those teachers who failed twice in competency test," an official of the department said. Bihar Education...
  • Contractual govt employees stage protest outside CM's house 03-01-2014 12:06 PM

    Teachers employed on a contractualbasis in government schools protested outside Delhi ChiefMinister Arvind Kejriwal's Kausambi residence on Friday morningdemanding permanent employment.They were joined by contractual employees of Delhi tourism department, also demanding permanent employment. Around 150 contractual teachers working in MCD and Delhigovernment schools raised slogans outside Kejriwal's houselike "Finish...
  • Hooda confidant Nand Lal Poonia resigns after court rap 02-01-2014 11:52 PM

    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...
  • Vacant posts of teachers to be filled soon, says Gulab Chand Kataria 25-12-2013 10:01 AM

    Posts of teachers lying vacant under the Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Ministry in the state will be filled soon, a Rajasthan minister said. "About 20,000 posts of teachers lying vacant across the state will be filled in first phase and any hurdle in the recruitment process will be removed,"...
  • Delhi High Court asks teacher to pray at Rajghat for a week for lying 21-12-2013 07:57 PM

    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...
  • CM assures protection of Bhojpuri, Maghi students' interests 20-12-2013 11:20 PM

    Bowing to pressure from both theruling and opposition MLAs in the Jharkhand Assembly which sawnoisy scenes over languages on Friday, the government said itwould look into the issue of whether the rights of studentswriting in Bhojpuri and Maghi languages in teacherseligibility test could be protected. Replying to the House after...
  • Governor's OSD resigns over reports of his alleged involvement in scam 18-12-2013 11:19 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram NareshYadav's Officer on Special Duty Dhanraj Yadav on Wednesday resignedas his name has figured in the criminal case related to thealleged scam in the appointment of contractual teachers inthe state. Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force has registered firstinformation report against former Technical Education MinisterLaxmikant Sharma and...
  • Teacher repeatedly rapes Class 10 girl, forces abortion 18-12-2013 05:38 PM

    A private school teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a Class 10 student repeatedly and forcing her to have abortion in Bhilwara district in Rajasthan. Bhuvnesh (42) had allegedly raped the 16-year-old student repeatedly and forced her to abort when she got pregnant, the police said on Wednesday.The Police...
  • 130 booked in connection with irregularities in recruitment of teachers 18-12-2013 05:12 PM

    The Madhya Pradesh Special TaskForce (STF) has registered two FIRs against former StateTechnical Education Minister Laxmikant Sharma and 129 othersin connection with alleged irregularities in the examinationfor the recruitment of Grade II and III Contractual Teachersconducted by MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB). Both the FIRs named Sharma as accused and...
  • Class 5 student beaten by teacher, admitted to hospital in Jind 07-12-2013 09:31 PM

    Jind: In another corporal punishment shocker, a Class 5 student of a government school in Kairkhedi village was admitted to hospital after she was allegedly beaten up by her teacher on Saturday. Amrita was badly beaten up by her teacher Surendra for not solving a Maths problem, her parents said....
  • We have a shortage of 6 lakh teachers: Pallam Raju 07-12-2013 07:16 PM

    There is a shortage of sixlakh teachers in the country and initiatives are being takento fill in the gap as the focus is to provide quality education,Union Human Resource Development Minister M M Pallam Raju said in Jamshedpur on Saturday. "We have made strides with regard to infrastructuredevelopment, teacher recruitment...
  • Shortage of six lakh teachers in the country, says Pallam Raju 07-12-2013 02:56 PM

    There is a shortage of six lakh teachers in the country and initiatives are being taken to fill the gap as the focus is to provide quality education, Union Human Resource Development Minister M M Pallam Raju on Saturday said. "We have made strides with regard to infrastructure development, teacher...
  • Over 10,000 Bihar teachers fail Class V Mathematics, Hindi test 27-11-2013 08:10 PM

    More than 10,000 contractual school teachers in Bihar have failed a competency test, officials said on Tuesday. The test was held last month to review the teachers' ability to teach. "A total of 24 per cent teachers have failed the competency test. Out of 43,447 applicants who took the test,...
  • Bihar puts records of 3.5 lakh teachers of government schools online 27-11-2013 01:01 PM

    Bihar has published the service records of nearly 3.5 lakh teachers at 70,000 government schools online, officials on Wednesday said. "It is a first such move to put service records of 3.42 lakh teachers of primary and middle schools online," said RS Singh, an official of education department. He said...
  • TN: School teacher arrested for verbally abusing Congress woman MLA 15-11-2013 01:32 PM

    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...
  • Delhi: Teacher accused of molestation terminated from service 14-11-2013 09:42 AM

    New Delhi: The 32-year-old teacher of a private school, accused of molesting a 10-year-old girl, has been terminated from his services by the school authorities. Nirmal Tamang, the accused, has confessed to molesting around 20 girls during his eight years at the school, police said. Tamang, a native of Meghalaya,...
  • Odisha: School teacher set on fire for filing sexual harassment complaint, dies 01-11-2013 12:06 PM

    Raigada: The 27-year-old 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...
  • Maharashtra: Teacher gets foot massage from students, suspended 28-10-2013 02:10 PM

    A shocking incident has came to light from Akola in Maharashtra where a government school teacher for the specially-abled was suspended after a video showing students massaging her feet was made public. It is being alleged that the teacher asked class VII students to give her a foot massage. The...
  • Punjab: Teacher accuses education officer of molesting her 06-10-2013 05:54 PM

    Hoshiarpur: A woman teacher in a government school here has filed a case against a district education officer alleging that he tried to molest her, prompting police to order an inquiry. The teacher of Government Elementary School at Mona Khurd, in her complaint, alleged that Hoshiarpur District Education Officer (Zila...