45,000 schools in MP without toilets

Around 45,000 schools in Madhya Pradesh do not have toilets and efforts are on to construct them by June next year, state government said on Monday.

Home Ministry drafts guidelines for schools to fight terror attacks

In wake of the Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan's Peshawar, Home Ministry has drafted new SOPs for schools to fight terror attacks.

Both Houses of Bihar Legislature condole Pakistan terror attack

Both Houses of Bihar Legislature on Friday condoled the death of Pakistan terror attack victims, 132 among whom were children.

Peshawar school attack plotted by Taliban's Maulana Fazlullah in Afghanistan?
Peshawar school attack plotted by Taliban's Maulana Fazlullah in Afghanistan?

Having pledged to eliminate terrorists from Pakistan in the wake of ghastly Peshawar school attack by the Taliban, the country's Army has intensified anti-terror strikes, killing dozens of militants in Tirah valley area of Khyber tribal region.

Peshawar: “Have killed all children...What do we do now”
Peshawar: “Have killed all children...What do we do now”

Two days after a horrendous attack by the Taliban on an Army-run school left Pakistan numb with grief, the minutes of one of the last conversations one attacker and his handler held were revealed on Thursday.

Delhi school students to pay tribute to Pakistan terror victims today

Over 1,500 students from different government schools will on Thursday pay tribute to the Pakistan terror attack victims.

Cops told to keep 'discreet' watch on schools in Maharashtra

Maharashtra Government has directed the police to "discreetly" keep a watch on schools across the State in the wake of an alert sounded by the Centre in the backdrop of terror attack on a Pakistani school.

Pak school attack toll climbs to 148

Seven more adults wounded in the brutal terror attack on a school run by Pakistan army here succumbed to their injuries on Wednesday, taking the number of those fallen to the bullets of Taliban militants to 148, most of them children.

Anger and grief as Pakistan buries students massacred at school

A shocked Pakistan on Wednesday began burying 132 students killed in a grisly attack on their school by Taliban militants that has heaped pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.

Peshawar Attack: When religion is an excuse to hate!

Your demons will eventually come back to haunt you.

132 children have been killed in Peshawar. Not in a natural calamity, not of hunger or famine, they died because they were in school and some people decided they deserved to die.

UP govt orders probe into death of minor

The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a probe into the death of a five-year-old student, who died allegedly after he was beaten up by his teacher in Bareilly district on Monday.

Peshawar school attack: Now, Mullah Fazlullah group claims responsibility

After the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Mullah Fazlullah group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for the attack on a Pakistan Army-run school here in which 141 people, majority of them children, were killed.

Pakistan in deep mourning over Peshawar school attack, PM Sharif vows to end terrorism
Pakistan in deep mourning over Peshawar school attack, PM Sharif vows to end terrorism

Even as the nation continued to reel in shock after the barbaric Taliban attack on the Army school in Peshawar, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met with other political party leaders on Wednesday and said that they have decided to draft a national plan against terrorists.

Congress condemns Peshawar attack, exhorts Pak to crack down on terror

Condemning the terror attack at a school in Pakistan on Tuesday which has left more than a hundred schoolchildren dead, Congress said it was high time that the neighbouring country learnt from such incidents and acted strongly against the terror network operating from its soil.

Islamic extremists do not favour children, says counter-terrorism expert

Counter-terrorism expert Ajay Sahni on Tuesday said that while carrying out attacks, Islamic extremists do not distinguish between children and adults, adding that incidents of terror are on the rise in Pakistan.

No intention to open schools on Christmas: Govt

    New Delhi: Amid a row over HRD ministry's alleged move to keep schools "open" on Christmas day, government Tuesday asserted that it had no such intention whatsoever.

Series of programmes to mark Good Governance Day on Dec 25

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told party MPs that a host of programmes, including seminars and conferences on 'Good Governance', will be held on December 25 that coincides with former prime minister AB Vajpayee's birthday.

Peshawar school attack: As it happened
Peshawar school attack: As it happened

In one of the worst acts of human savagery ever perpetrated, the Pakistani Taliban senselessly slaughtered 146 school children in a brazen terror attack launched by its heavily armed gunmen and suicide bombers on an army-run school in Pakistan's Peshawar city in retaliation to Pakistan Army's operation against extremists in North Waziristan.

Smriti Irani slams report of school remaining open on X'Mas

HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday dismissed as "baseless and inaccurate" a media report suggesting that schools would remain open on December 25 to observer 'Good Governance Day'.

No CBSE order asking schools to remain open on X'Mas Day: Govt

Government on Monday said in Lok Sabha there is no CBSE circular asking schools to remain open on December 25 to observe 'Good Governance Day' and an online essay competition to mark the day is voluntary in nature.