He is overqualified for the post he holds but unqualified for the job he carries out. Kamal Singh, a peon at Government Senior Secondary School in Majri village, an hour away from Ambala, doubles as the mathematics teacher for students of Class 9. The reason: there are only 19 teachers for 400 students in the school.
Updated on Feb 28, 2020 01:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Ambala | , AmbalaBhavey Nagpal
The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development in 2015, after amending the Right to Education Act (2009), had made it mandatory to form a state-level committee under director (schools) to take up appeals of teachers working in government schools
Published on Jan 03, 2020 12:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , ChandigarhSrishti Jaswal
The Punjab education department has directed education officers of all districts to identify extra classrooms at primary, middle, high and secondary schools. After collecting this data, the DEOs need to make arrangements for schools to share these extra classrooms with those facing shortage of classrooms, to run joint campuses.
Published on Dec 13, 2019 10:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Patiala
As per information, the deputy DEO reached the school at 9am, following the orders of the DEO (secondary) Swaranjit Kaur, and questioned schoolteachers and students for more than six hours
Published on Dec 04, 2019 10:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
The Election Commission had issued a notice to Pragya Thakur after her comment that Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare had died because she had cursed him.
Updated on Apr 22, 2019 03:12 PM IST
In the notice issued to her on Saturday evening the district election officer, Bhopal, Sudham Khade has sought an explanation from Thakur within a day while mentioning the statement in the notice.
Updated on May 05, 2020 04:38 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal | HT Correspondent
Vikas Bhattacharya, the manager of Appu Ghar Express, a gaming and recreation arcade located near a mall, was taken into police custody after the search.
Published on Sep 23, 2018 03:45 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Noida | HT Correspondent