A plan by authorities in New Delhi to send stressed-out teachers on free meditation courses has backfired after they said they would rather prefer the money was spent on improving the Indian capital`s crumbling schools.
Caitu Silva, a legislator of the ruling alliance in Goa, on Wednesday sarcastically said that if Hindus do not want to send their children to minority institution-run convent schools, then Catholic students would stand a better chance of admission.
A case was registered on Saturday against an unidentified person after a three-year-old girl was sexually abused in a prestigious playgroup school, located in Sector 58 Noida, neighbouring New Delhi, police said.
As many as 943 government primary schools in Himachal Pradesh have only one teacher each while 1,136 schools with less than 10 students have one to four teachers, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh informed the Assembly on Monday.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed all schools affiliated under it to strictly comply with the POCSO Act by taking special measures, to prevent any case of sexual exploitation.