Court rejects plea to change police custody in Rouvanjit`s case

A magistrate had on November 19 ordered that the four teachers be tried under section 305 (abetment to suicide of a child), section 324 (voluntarily causing hurt) and section 34 (common intention) of IPC.

Rouvanjit case: La Marts principal, 3 teachers get bail extension

A city court Friday extended the bail of the principal and three teachers of La Martiniere for Boys school in connection with the death of 13-year-old student Rouvanjit Rawla.

Rouvanjit case: Abetment to suicide charge upheld

A city court on Monday upheld the
order for trial of the principal and three other teachers of
La Martiniere for Boys School on charges of abetment to
suicide in the case of Rouvanjit Rawla, who killed himself
allegedly after being caned at the school.

WB committees hear Rouvan`s father, La Marts

Two panels appointed by West
Bengal Assembly conducted hearing of La Martinere student Rouvanjit Rawla`s bereaved father Ajay Rawla, the
school management and state Home Secretary in connection with the death of the 13-year-old.

La Martiniere yet to appoint counsellor for students: Lawyer

La Martiniere for Boys, the
school in the eye of a storm following the suicide of a
student after he was caned by the principal, does not have a
counsellor as laid down in NCPCR guidelines.

Rouvan case: HRD team visits school, demands rpt

A Human Resources Development ministry team on Wednesday visited Kolkata`s La Martinere school and asked it to submit a report about the Rauvanjit Rawla suicide case.

La Marts authorities refuse to sack principal for caning

The authorities of La Martiniere
for Boys` School today refused to sack its principal for
caning a student who allegedly committed suicide four days
later last February.

Guidelines to check corporal punishment in schools

HRD Minister Kapil Sibal
today said tough guidelines will be issued to check corporal
punishment in schools in the backdrop of a 13-year-old student
in Kolkata allegedly ending his life after being caned by his
principal.

Rouvan case: Church of N India defends principal

With the Church and alumni of
La Martinere School for Boys coming out in support of him,
principal Sunirmal Chakravarty today said he will not resign
in connection with the caning of a student.