Class 8 student dies in Delhi school, kin allege foul play

A Class VIII student of a government school in Rohini area of outer Delhi died under mysterious circumstances here Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Teacher arrested on corporal punishment charge in Odisha

A headmaster of a government-run school in Odisha`s Kendrapara district was arrested on charge of meting out corporal punishment to a student, police said on Sunday.

Indian-origin woman in South Africa alleges corporal punishment

An Indian-origin woman in South Africa has alleged that her seven-year-old son has been subjected to corporal punishment in school.

Boy dies after corporal punishment in school

A standard five boy of Purulia who was allegedly beaten in the class by his teacher for not being able to answer, fell ill after returning home and admitted to hospital has died.

Corporal punishment: NHRC issues notices to AP, MP govts

National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday issued notices to Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh governments in separate cases of corporal punishment.

Boy dies after being beaten up by teacher

In a case of brutal corporal punishment, a 10-year-old boy died allegedly after being beaten up by his teacher in Bilsahaiganj area in the district.

Corporal punishment: Teacher thrashes 8-year-old girl in J&K

Yet again another case of corporal punishment has come to light – this time from Jammu & Kashmir.

Nine-yr-old victim of corporal punishment succumbs

A nine-year-old girl, who had lost vision in one eye allegedly due to corporal punishment at a private school two years ago, died here on Friday.

Teachers might get three years in jail for corporal punishment

Resorting to corporal punishment in class or forcing students to purchase books, uniforms and other stationery from a particular shop could land one up to three years in jail, according to a draft Bill.

Corporal punishment strikes again

Hitting school children is just not waning in India.

Govt brings anti-punishment guidelines for schools

A key government body on Monday
unveiled guidelines to eliminate physical punishment and
discipline schools after a survey came up with shocking
findings on students being subjected to corporal punishment.

Corporal punishment: K`taka warns education dept officials

The Karnataka Government on Thursday
issued a stern warning to education department officials to
ensure that students are not subjected to corporal punishment
and sexual harassment.

Student in hospital after thrashing by teacher

A 10-year-old student of a private school in Uttar Pradesh`s Jalaun town has been hospitalised with multiple injuries after his teacher beat him up brutally, police said on Tuesday.

`Guidelines issued to stop corporal punishment in schools`

Days after a court ordered trial of the principal of La Martiniere School for alleged abetment to suicide of a student, WB government informed Calcutta HC that it had issued guidelines to prohibit corporal punishment in schools.

75 cases of child abuse reported this year

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has received 75 cases of child abuse upto October 31.

Girl loses vision in one eye after being beaten up by teacher

A Class I student has lost vision in her left eye after a teacher allegedly thrashed her for not doing her homework in Jhunjhunu district.

Bangladesh bans corporal punishment in schools

Bangladesh banned corporal punishments in schools after upsurge in such incidents, warning the teachers of legal action if they hand down "inhuman punishments" like canning and beating to pupils.

‘Corporal punishment will be dealt with firmly’

HRD Minister Kapil Sibal spoke exclusively to’s Swati Chaturvedi.

La Martiniere bans corporal punishment

La Martiniere’s board of governors have decided to ban corporal punishment in the school.

Tough law against corporal punishment in Assam schools

The Assam government Monday introduced a tough legislation banning corporal punishment in schools with provision for prosecuting errant teachers, including suspension and even termination from service.