RTE

`Should minorities be deprived of quality education?`

A Supreme Court judgment holding that the RTE Act guaranteeing free education to children from socially and economically-backward sections is not applicable to minority-run institutions is not finding many takers in the legal fraternity who feel it is flawed and would deprive hundreds of thousands of children from vulnerable sections of quality education.

SC asks states, UTs to reply on plea alleging violation of RTE

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response of the Centre, all states and Union Territories on a petition alleging that there was violation of Right to Education (RTE) Act in schools across the country and sought its proper implementation.

HC seeks to know steps for implementation of RTE

Expressing concern over the non-implementation of the `Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act` (RTE), the Bombay High Court on Thursday directed Maharashtra government to explain what steps it has taken to ensure free education for children till class eighth.

230 million kids enrolled in schools under RTE: Pallam Raju

As many as 230 million children have been enrolled in schools due to the efforts of the Centre under the Right to Education Act, Union Human Resource Development Minister MM Pallam Raju said here on Friday.

HC notice to DPS for not imparting quality education to poor students

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the central government and chairman of Delhi Public School (DPS) Society on a plea alleging that one of its schools had deprived poor students of quality education.

RTE law not in sync with reality: Goa Congress MP

The UPA government`s flagship right to education (RTE) policy is flawed and does not take into account ground realities in the states, a Congress MP from Goa said on Monday.

Govt says no to states` demand for extending RTE deadline

The government on Tuesday overruled the demand of some states of extending RTE deadline on meeting infrastructure norms.

Right to Education Act does not apply to nursery admission: Delhi HC

In a landmark verdict, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday held that the Right to Education (RTE) Act and subsequent government notifications are not applicable for nursery admissions in unaided private schools.

RTE not applicable to nursery admissions: Centre to Delhi HC

The Centre on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that the RTE Act is not applicable to nursery admissions and the city government can make its own policies for such admissions.

Meet RTE targets before March 31: Govt to states

The government on Tuesday asked the states to expedite the process of meeting RTE targets before March 31.

NAC approves monitoring mechanism for RTE

The NAC has given in principle approval for a monitoring and grievance redress architecture from local to national level for effective implementation of RTE.

Govt to stick to March deadline for RTE Act

Government said the deadline for implementing the Right to Education Act would not be extended. HRD minister Pallam Raju said he was ‘committed’ to meeting the RTE 2013 deadline in coming March.

SC dismisses plea seeking review of RTE verdict

Under Right to Education Act, all government private aided and unaided schools were asked to reserve 25 per cent seats for poor children.

KUSMA calls off three-day stir

The Karnataka Unaided Schools Management`s Association on Wednesday called off its three day stir in protest against implementation of RTE Act.

NCPCR bats for strict implementation of RTE

The NCPCR cited increasing instances of children being targeted in Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast.

Muslim Law Board demands amendment to RTE

All India Muslim Personal Law Board demanded immediate amendment to the Right to Education Act, Wakf Bill and Direct Taxes Code Bill among others.

RTE Act to be implemented from new academic year

Chavan said out of 25 pc seats, 50 pc will be reserved for SC, ST and OBCs while remaining 50 pc will be for economically weaker sections of society.

RTE would be implemented from this year: Chavan

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday said that Right to Education Act would be implemented in the state from this academic year.

RTE: Sibal says time to focus on improving quality

HRD Minister Kapil Sibal asserted that improving quality
is critical if the objective of the Right to Education (RTE)
is to be fulfilled.

‘Minority institutions to be kept out of RTE’

Digvijay Singh sought to dispel apprehension of AIMPLB on issues related to inclusion of their educational institutions under the Right To Education.