CBSE asks schools to frame service rules following complaints

CBSE asks schools to frame service rules following complaints

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed schools affiliated to it to frame service rules for teachers following complaints of violation of norms.

Sep 06, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

No-detention policy to go from next academic year: Union minister Mahendra Nath Pandey

Under the Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2009, no child admitted in a school will be held back in any class or expelled till the completion of elementary education covering classes 1 to 8.

Jul 06, 2017, 23:17 PM IST
SC seeks Centre's response on applicability of Right to Education Act on minority institutions

SC seeks Centre's response on applicability of Right to Education Act on minority institutions

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought response from the Centre on a plea seeking re-look by a larger constitution bench on whether minority institutions - aided and unaided - were excluded entirely from the ambit of the Right to Education Act.

Sep 07, 2016, 22:30 PM IST

Thousands protest against austerity ahead of Irish vote

Thousands of protesters marched through Dublin on Saturday to call for an end to austerity, as Ireland prepares to vote in parliamentary elections.

Feb 20, 2016, 23:59 PM IST

CABE meet on extending RTE to pre-school, secondary levels

A proposal seeking extension of the Right to Education to pre-school and secondary levels will come up for discussion by the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE), a top body advising the Centre and states on education reforms, on August 19.

Aug 16, 2015, 11:28 AM IST

Less than 30 percent pvt school seats reserved under RTE filled up: Study

Less than 30 per cent of the seats earmarked for disadvantaged students in private schools under the RTE norm has been filled up, said a study released on Tuesday, seeking well-defined rules to ensure effective implementation of the law.

Mar 24, 2015, 21:14 PM IST

Reservation for transgender kids in Delhi schools

Transgender kids can now take admission in schools across the national capital and pursue their studies along with other students free of cost.

Oct 15, 2014, 19:21 PM IST

DNA: The plight of schools in Naxal-affected villages of Chhattisgarh

Schools in Naxal-affected villages in Chhattisgarh remain non functional due to non availability of teachers and basic amenities.With Teacher's day round the corner, reports like these raise a ques

Sep 04, 2014, 23:18 PM IST

`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.

May 12, 2014, 13:52 PM IST

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.

Apr 11, 2014, 19:12 PM IST

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.

Dec 12, 2013, 23:47 PM IST

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.

Sep 20, 2013, 22:44 PM IST

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.

Jul 11, 2013, 00:13 AM IST

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.

Jul 01, 2013, 13:51 PM IST

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.

Apr 02, 2013, 21:27 PM IST

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.

Feb 19, 2013, 16:53 PM IST

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.

Feb 13, 2013, 21:05 PM IST

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.

Jan 29, 2013, 21:28 PM IST

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.

Jan 28, 2013, 21:13 PM IST

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.

Nov 09, 2012, 11:52 AM IST