Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 20:47
The Supreme Court today held that the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, which mandates 25 per cent seats in all schools be reserved for the economically disadvantaged, is not applicable to minority institutions.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 14:53
The Supreme Court Tuesday upheld the constitutional validity of the Right to Education Act, which mandates that 25 per cent seats in all schools be reserved for the economically disadvantaged.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 14:06
After increasing school timings by 30 minutes for students, Goa government is now mulling on making seven-and-half hours of work compulsory for teachers, as per the Right to Education (RTE) guidelines.
Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 14:55
BJP government in Karnataka condemned what it called the "apathy" by the Centre towards sharing the expenditure involved in implementing the RTE act and urged to refund the cost as early as possible.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 07, 2012, 15:56
Army is opposing implementation of 25 per cent reservation for children of weaker and disadvantaged groups in its around 150 schools under the RTE Act.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 10:48
Some educational institutions continue to make a mockery of the Right to Education Act (RTE) passed by the Parliament recently.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 15, 2012, 18:03
The RTE Act mandates the schools to provide free education upto 25 per cent of the students from economic weaker section between 6 to 14 years of age.
Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 22:03
Despite 2012-13 being the first year of the 12th Five Year Plan, there seems to be hardly any focus on prioritising public provisioning for education by the Union Government.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 22:32
The Centre was asked on Wednesday by the
Delhi High Court to respond to a plea for amendment to the
Right to Education (RTE) Act.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 04, 2011, 11:45
A bench of Acting Chief Justice AK Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw issued notice to the Delhi government and its Directorate of Education.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 15:54
Faced with teacher shortage and
other infrastructural hurdles, the government has said the
ambitious Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education
(RTE) Act will take at least three more years to show results.
Last Updated: Friday, January 21, 2011, 23:54
With admission season underway, the Supreme Court on Friday agreed to give early hearing to
petitions challenging the validity of the provision of Right
to Free and Compulsory Education Act.
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