HC asks TN Govt to frame RTE rules in 6 Weeks

The Madras high court has directed the Tamil Nadu school education department to finalise and publish the rules for the Right to Education Act within six weeks. The first bench comprising Chief Justice M Y Eqbal and Justice T S Sivagnanam delivering its order on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by advocate S Sathia … Read moreHC asks TN Govt to frame RTE rules in 6 Weeks

No fee hike in private schools : Orissa HC

The Orissa high court said all private schools in the state, including the English medium institutions, should abide by the provisions of Free and Compulsory Education Act of 2009 and coming under Orissa Education (OE) Act. The state government had in April 2009 allowed the English medium schools to increase their school fees by 25 … Read moreNo fee hike in private schools : Orissa HC

Engineering admissions in Kerala to be subject to HC order

The Kerala high court on Thursday ordered that all further proceedings for engineering admissions in the state for this year would be subject to final orders of the court. Justice PR Ramachandra Menon issued the order in this regard on a writ petition filed by an engineering aspirant’s mother. The petitioner, K Saheeda, challenged the … Read moreEngineering admissions in Kerala to be subject to HC order

SC appoints panel to look into new TN syllabus

A Supreme Court appointed expert panel will decide in three weeks whether Tamil Nadu’s uniform school education syllabus should include former chief minister M Karunanidhi’s eulogy or poems penned by his daughter Kanimozhi. However, there would be no reverting back to the old streams of education and the new uniform syllabus implemented for class I … Read moreSC appoints panel to look into new TN syllabus

No poll duty for unaided schools’ staff

Mumbai: The Bombay high court (HC), in a recent order, has stayed the summoning of staff of private, unaided schools for election duty. “Collectors started sending notices to private unaided schools for requisitioning of staff and teachers for election duty. The supreme court has already held that teachers can’t be taken for election duty during … Read moreNo poll duty for unaided schools’ staff

MCD teachers move HC over election duties

New Delhi: The Association of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) primary school teachers yesterday approached the Delhi High Court (HC) highlighting the problems faced by them in doing election duties after school hours. Hearing the teachers’ plea, a division bench comprising of Chief Justice A.P. Shah and Justice S. Muralidhar asked the Government counsel for … Read moreMCD teachers move HC over election duties

Teachers’ Services May be Availed For Census: HC

The Allahabad High Court today said that conducting the census was “national work” and there was nothing wrong in availing the services of government school teachers for the purpose if the same was done without affecting teaching work. Passing the judgement, a Division Bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Amitav Lala and Justice Shabihul Hasnain directed … Read moreTeachers’ Services May be Availed For Census: HC

Census: Teachers go to HC against Government

Unhappy with their deputation for everything from pulse polio drive and election duties to the ongoing census exercise, a group of MCD primary school teachers have moved Delhi high court. Seeking contempt action against the government for flouting earlier HC orders, the teachers highlighted the problems faced by them in performing these duties after school … Read moreCensus: Teachers go to HC against Government