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Schools to provide state mandated uniforms this academic year, says minister
The government took it upon itself to provide the standardised uniforms to all the schools from a centralised unit. However, it seems to have bitten off more than it could chew
Updated on May 27, 2023 12:55 AM IST
Calcutta high court: “Jobs are being sold like a commodity”
One year on, the probe into the West Bengal school recruitment scam remains mired in a political tussle. Will the victims find justice? An explainer
Published on May 22, 2023 03:36 PM IST
Himachal to see recruitment of over 10000 teachers this year
The Himachal Pradesh government will recruit more than 10,000 teachers by end of this year
Updated on May 20, 2023 01:01 AM IST
Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
Delhi govt schools provide equal education to all classes: Atishi
She added CM Arvind Kejriwal’s vision of transforming the country through education entails access to education for all classes
Updated on May 03, 2023 12:15 AM IST
Transformed Delhi govt schools, now turn of MCD: Kejriwal
The mega event was primarily aimed at ensuring greater participation of parents of students of Municipal Corporation of Delhi schools
Updated on Apr 30, 2023 11:43 PM IST
Good governance apt reply to opposition’s blame game: AAP
Accusing the opposition parties, Aam Aadmi Party said that Congress, BJP and Akali Dal are doing “politics of abuses and accusations” while Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann’s role is work-oriented.
Updated on Apr 30, 2023 09:43 PM IST
HT Correspondent, Jalandhar
Haryana: BEO official arrested for seeking sexual favours from woman for daughter’s school admission
In her complaint to the police, the woman said the accused who was posted on deputation at the Sonepat block education office, had initially demanded ₹30,000 for her daughter’s admission in a reputed school. The woman recorded the entire conversation and handed it over to the Sonepat police.
Updated on Apr 27, 2023 12:41 AM IST
HT Correspondent, Rohtak
Jalandhar LS bypoll: SAD lodges complaint against AAP with EC
Addressing a press conference here, SAD’s legal wing president Arshdeep Singh Kler said, “It is shocking that the AAP minister converted a convention of the ETT Union into a party’s function in Jalandhar. The minister cannot preside over any such events and claim to have the support of government employee unions.”
Updated on Apr 24, 2023 11:19 PM IST
NCERT books row: Kerala can print books independently
Kerala will always uphold secular and constitutional values. We firmly believe omitted portions should be taught in schools, said Kerala education minister.
Updated on Apr 22, 2023 01:58 AM IST
HT Correspondent, Thiruvananthapuram
Minister says Marathi to be a graded subject in non-state board schools only for one batch
Education minister Deepak Kesarkar clarified that this concession is being offered only to single batch that will pass out 10th standard in 2024-25
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 11:40 PM IST
Delhi HC: Pvt schools must admit students on transparent, fair criteria
The court said that even though a school has autonomy in matters of admission under the general quota and can devise its own criteria for admission, the criteria have to be “reasonable, rational, and non-discriminatory.”
Updated on Apr 19, 2023 11:57 PM IST
Khattar seeks report of pending development projects in Ambala Lok Sabha segment
The chief minister reviewed the progress of development projects in areas under the Ambala Lok Sabha seat during a meeting attended by public representatives, eminent citizens of the constituency and administrative secretaries of various departments
Updated on Apr 19, 2023 12:47 AM IST
IITs told to ensure zero discrimination on campus after spate of suicides by students
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have been directed to ensure "zero tolerance" for discrimination and provide robust support systems, following a spate of student suicides. The IIT council, led by the country's education minister, met for the first time in two years to discuss the issue. The council also examined ways to help students overcome language barriers and discussed possible reasons behind students dropping out.
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 11:52 PM IST
Fareeha Iftikhar, New Delhi
Delhi Edu Minister launches report on arts curriculum for underserved students
Atishi, the minister of education for Delhi, launched the Delhi Arts Curriculum report.
Published on Apr 18, 2023 08:48 PM IST
CBI arrests third TMC legislator in Bengal recruitment scam
CBI had been questioning Trinamool Congress legislator from Burwan in Murshidabad district, Jiban Krishna Saha, and searching his house since Friday
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 08:34 AM IST
Day 3 of CBI raid at TMC MLA’s home in job scam; pond drained to recover phones
CBI officials said TMC MLA Jiban Krishna Saha had thrown two mobile phones in the water when the federal agency’s team arrived at his residence on Friday morning
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 07:31 PM IST
Two temporary teachers face termination for ‘attacking’ Punjab education minister’s car
The two temporary Punjab teachers given show-cause notice are Sukhchain Singh, the state convener of the EGS volunteer’s union, and Sandeep Singh.
Updated on Apr 15, 2023 12:43 AM IST
Harmandeep Singh, Sangrur
‘White elephant moving around’: Bengal minister on Guv’s visit to universities
The education minister said he could not comprehend why the governor was making such unscheduled visits without keeping the state government in the loop.
Published on Apr 14, 2023 10:12 PM IST
Delhi minister Atishi: Covid review on, school guidelines soon
“The education department is reviewing the Covid situation and guidelines will be issued to all the schools in this regard very soon,” Atishi said.
Updated on Apr 14, 2023 12:00 AM IST
CBI adds seven officers to probe Bengal job scam
The Enforcement Directorate, conducting a parallel probe, arrested education min Partha Chatterjee and his close aide Arpita Mukherjee on July 23 last year.
Updated on Apr 13, 2023 12:19 AM IST
A third of MCD schools need structural repairs, says audit
Around 368 sites are in need of major building repair ( 31.05%) and 198 buildings need minor repair work (16.7%).
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 04:59 AM IST
Schools forcing parents to buy books from them may lose recognition: Atishi
During a press conference, she was asked about the issue, and she said that the Directorate of Education has been getting complaints over the matter.
Published on Apr 09, 2023 10:55 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
Delhi Speaker constitutes House panels, committees
Delhi minister Saurabh Bharadwaj who earlier headed the privileges committee is no longer part of any committee because of his elevation to the cabinet.
Updated on Apr 09, 2023 01:52 AM IST
Jharkhand education minister Jagarnath Mahto passes away
Chief minister and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha working president Hemant Soren called it an “irreparable loss”
Updated on Apr 06, 2023 10:51 AM IST
Notice to 30 pvt schools for fee norms violation
A total of 30 private schools across the state have been issued show-cause notices by education minister Harjot Bains for not following government instructions
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 01:04 AM IST
Jalalabad: Tree falls on vehicle, 12 govt teachers hurt
The police said the teachers from Jalalabad in Fazilka district, posted in government schools of Tarn Taran, were travelling in a 10-seater multi-utility vehicle. When they reached near Khaji Peer village, about 1km from Jalalabad on the Ferozepur-Fazilka road at 7am, amid rain, a tree fell on the vehicle.
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 12:52 AM IST
HT Correspondent, Ferozepur
Delhi virtual school to provide JEE coaching
In a written statement issued on Sunday, the Delhi government said DMVS students will have access to free JEE and NEET coaching virtually
Updated on Apr 02, 2023 11:46 PM IST
Manipur has set up population commission to identify illegal immigrants: Singh
In 2019-2020, Manipur was the fourth state after Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Mizoram where the Inner Line Permit regime was introduced
Updated on Mar 31, 2023 09:25 PM IST
61 suicides at IITs, NITs, IIMs between 2018-23, Rajya Sabha told
Academic stress, family reasons, personal reasons, mental health issues, etc. are some of the reasons for such suicide cases, Minister of State for Education Dr. Subhas Sarkar said in written reply to a question raised by Congress's Dr. L. Hanumanthaiah.
Published on Mar 16, 2023 03:20 PM IST
HT Education Desk, New Delhi
National Education Day 2022: PM Modi pays tributes to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
National Education Day is celebrated annually on November 11 to mark the birth anniversary of India's first Education Minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
Published on Nov 11, 2022 01:26 PM IST
Yagya Sharma | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh