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The court issued notice to Secretary of Ministry of Education seeking reply on the contempt petition filed by NGO Social Jurist and listed the matter for further hearing on March 17.(PTi File)

HC seeks reply on plea for contempt for not extending RTE beyond 14 years age

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 02:44 PM IST
The Delhi HC has sought response of Ministry of Education on a plea seeking contempt action against the authorities for not taking decision on extension of free education under the Right To Education Act to children of EWS even after attaining 14 years of age in the same school.
Work on at the Rajabai Tower in Fort, Mumbai . BHUSHAN KOYANDE/ HT
Work on at the Rajabai Tower in Fort, Mumbai . BHUSHAN KOYANDE/ HT

Maharashtra education department defers RTE admissions

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 01:59 PM IST
The department will announce the revised schedule in the next few days.
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde agreed to hear the plea filed by the Delhi government challenging the high court judgement of September 18 last year.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde agreed to hear the plea filed by the Delhi government challenging the high court judgement of September 18 last year.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

SC stays HC verdict asking schools to provide gadgets, internet to poor students

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 10:38 PM IST
  • A division bench of the high court had directed that cost of gadgets and internet package are not a part of tuition fee and have to be provided free of cost to these students by the schools, subject to the right of private unaided schools to claim reimbursement from the state.
The list of 14 schools identified by the office of the BSA-Prayagraj office as running without valid recognition in city limits of Prayagraj. (Representational image)(HT file)
The list of 14 schools identified by the office of the BSA-Prayagraj office as running without valid recognition in city limits of Prayagraj. (Representational image)(HT file)

711 unrecognised schools still running in Prayagraj

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2019 12:18 PM IST
The RTE Act-2009 was implemented in the state on July 27, 2011. Under it, all illegally running schools were to be shut. Orders were issued to grant recognition to those institutions which had requite infrastructure.
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EWS admissions: 3 years on, UT private schools await reimbursement

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 12:29 AM IST
The reimbursement process was earlier delayed as the model code of conduct was in place during the Lok Sabha elections.

J&K will benefit from bifurcation: President

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 04:55 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind listed other benefits that he said will flow to the region after the decision to scrap the special status for J&K, with special mention of the Right to Education and the Right to Information.
The effects of poverty on children are wide-reaching and can lead to lifelong struggles, especially when young people don’t receive full educations.(HT)
The effects of poverty on children are wide-reaching and can lead to lifelong struggles, especially when young people don’t receive full educations.(HT)

International Day for Eradication of Poverty: Helping poor kids step into a bright future

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Arpan Jennifer Vimal
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 11:03 AM IST
Pragati Paathshala is working to nurture the lives of more than 120 slum children through moral, social, ethical and formal education in Gomti Nagar extension Lucknow.
SMCs have also been asked to help school authorities integrate more girls and transgender children into schools.(HT File Photo)
SMCs have also been asked to help school authorities integrate more girls and transgender children into schools.(HT File Photo)

School students to get awareness on gender-based violence

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neelam Pandey
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2018 07:07 AM IST
NCERT released a manual which stated that school management committees together may plan activities for transmitting messages on gender-based discrimination and gender-based violence.
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