Tuition

  • Bangalore: Tuition teacher arrested for sexually assaulting minor September 10, 2014

    Bangalore: A tuition teacher has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in Bangalore. The incident took place last week when the tuition teacher called her individually to his house for a class and allegedly sexually assaulted her. The minor had been going to the man's house for tuition...
  • 3 Indians arrested for taking private tuitions in Saudi Arabia June 10, 2014

    Riyadh: Three Indian teachers in Saudi Arabia have been arrested in Riyadh for giving private tuitions, an illegal and punishable offence in the kingdom. Riyadh Police raided the house of three Indian teachers, employed with the International Indian School here, and found them with students gathered for private tuitions, Arab News...
  • Uncle abducts girl to confess his love for her, throws acid on being rejected February 3, 2014

    In a shocking incident, an 11 standard girl suffered major burn injuries after her 35-year-old maternal uncle abducted her and later, threw acid on her in Lucknow on Sunday. The victim managed to jump out of the car after the attack. She sought help from a tempo driver who dropped her...
  • Tuition teacher arrested for raping a 17-year-old girl August 3, 2013

    A 17-year-old class 11 student was raped by her tuition teacher in Delhi on Friday morning, said police. The teacher has been arrested. The incident was reported from Mundka area in west Delhi. The girl had gone to attend tuition classes at the house of accused Joginder Sharma, 45, who raped...
  • Non-tuition fees in schools July 9, 2013

    The past couple of months have seen protests by the parents of schoolchildren in cities as varied as Delhi and Ranchi, Mumbai and Jamshedpur. And this is not the first time that hikes in school fees at the beginning of the academic year have been followed by protests and petitions...
  • Odisha: Teacher sexually exploits eight-year-old student June 9, 2013

    Jajpur: An eight-year old girl was sexually exploited allegedly by a teacher who gave her private tuition in Urdu in Vyas Nagar town in Odisha's Jajpur district. According to a complaint filed with the police by the girl's father, his daughter, a student of class III in an English medium...
  • Axe the tax: Parents demand more tax breaks on tuition fees February 19, 2013

    Mumbai: In the run up to the Budget Session, CNN-IBN's 'Axe the tax' touches upon upon tax breaks on tuition fees. With educational costs rising, most parents believe more tax exemptions are required. CNN-IBN met up with a family in Mumbai. Two and a half year old Supriya will start school...
  • Bihar: KBC winner gives tuitions on how to crack the show November 27, 2012

    Patna: If you've been one of those who wished to try and be part of the reality game show, Kaun Banega Crorepati, it's time for you to head to Bihar. An expert at the show, Rs 1 crore winner Anil Kumar Sinha, is giving tuitions on how to ace the...
  • CJ: Parents worry over school fee hike December 12, 2010

    A parent, worried over the fee hike of of his child's education in a private school, turns Citizen Journalist. ...
  • Budget of hope: tax rebate on tuition fees February 19, 2010

    The tax rebate is often just a fraction of what you spend on your child's education - so how do you balance investments and savings. ...
  • Ban homework and stop tuitions, says Amartya Sen December 20, 2009

    Kolkata: Thirty four per cent primary school students depend on private tuitions in West Bengal. And if findings of Pratichi India Trust in Kolkata are to be believed, 78 per cent of parents who sent their kids to free primary schools and Sishu Shiksha Kendras in rural Bengal feel private...
  • Parents want tution fee removed from 80C of IT June 29, 2009

    Bangalore: The trials and tribulations of families trying to balance its investments and savings, given that the tax rebate on tuition fees is a fraction of what parents today spend on education is common place. Arun Kumar, parent and an executive with an MNC in Bangalore, is planning out...
  • Delhi govt gives green signal to school fee hike January 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Heeding to the demand of private schools, Delhi government on Wednesday approved a slab-wise fee increase in private schools in the national Capital, putting the cap at Rs 500. "The Cabinet decided that the hike in fee will range from Rs 100 to Rs 500 depending on the current...
  • Private schools, government lock horns over fee hike January 22, 2009

    New Delhi: The impending report on the fee hike in private schools may be out next week. It is intended to resolve the ongoing face-off, over fee structure, between the Delhi government and private unaided schools. With the private schools in the capital determined to increase the tuition fee by nearly...
  • Say no to tuitions, just click on June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Now, you don't need no tuition, no textbook! Just a mouse. Sakshat, the one-stop education portal of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, turned interactive on the 58th Republic Day, with subject experts for all key subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, English, Accountancy, Economics and Business Studies for...
  • Brits take English tips from Indians August 27, 2006

    London: In the latest example of growing online interaction between Britain and India, British pupils are paying nearly £10 an hour for online tuition on various subjects from teachers based in India. More than 3,000 pupils here have been receiving such one-to-one tuition using Internet telephony from TutorVista, a company based...