India | Alok Pandey and Gautam Kumar Gupta | Friday September 5, 2014
Nibha Kisku, 45, breaks down as soon as she meets us in a dilapidated and crumbling school run by the government in a part of Bihar held hostage for decades by Naxalism.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 14, 2014
Imagine getting a B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education) degree before turning 21 or even before being born? Strange as it may sound, that's exactly what has happened in Bihar in at least 95 cases.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday July 20, 2014
For a woman school teacher in Bihar, Pratibha Patil is still India's president and Smriti Irani the governor of the state. These answers shocked a district magistrate who has ordered a probe into the authenticity of the teacher's qualification based ...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 7, 2013
At least 15 children and a teacher fell ill after taking their mid-day meal in Bihar's Nalanda district today, officials said.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 30, 2013
The principal, a servant and a teacher of a civic school were admitted to hospital when they fell ill after tasting a mid-day meal cooked for students.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 25, 2013
The duty of school teachers and principals is to teach students and not to supervise cooking of meals, the Allahabad High Court has observed, more than a week after a poisonous lunch served in Bihar killed 23 children.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 1, 2013
A school headmaster, the main accused in the alleged burning of a schoolteacher, surrendered in court on Saturday, police said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday February 11, 2013
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued a notice to the Bihar Police chief over allegations that a 12-year-old student was beaten to death by a teacher of a residential school in East Champaran district.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 30, 2012
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has condemned the wave of violence by protesters during his ongoing 'Adhikar Yatra' and slammed their conduct as unbecoming of democratic and political culture of Bihar.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday September 24, 2012
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar faced the wrath of the people at a rally, when a group of para teachers (contractual teachers) staged a protest by showing their slippers to Mr Kumar.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday August 13, 2012
A head clerk was arrested by Bihar Vigilance Bureau from the office of Programme Officer at Arwal District headquarter, about 55 km from Patna, while taking bribe, vigilance sources said.
Cities | NDTV Correspondent with PTI inputs | Tuesday April 10, 2012
School teacher Rupam Pathak was today sentenced to life imprisonment by a special CBI court for killing BJP MLA Rajkishore Keshri in Bihar's Purnia town last year. Designated CBI Judge B N Singh had earlier pronounced her guilty of stabbing Keshri t...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 21, 2012
A school teacher in Bihar was allegedly beaten to death by her husband and parents-in-law who attacked her with sticks for not bringing in enough dowry, police said on Wednesday.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 15, 2011
Sushil Kumar, a teacher from Bihar's Motihari District who won Rs five crore in the popular TV game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, today met Congress President Sonia Gandhi who congratulated him on his feat.
India | Alok Pandey, Sunil Tiwari | Thursday December 30, 2010
For five years, Seema Kumari has taught Science to children aged 3 to 12 at a government school in Bihar's Gopalgunj district. She sits on the floor while she's coaching her students. In her classroom, there is no chair for her. "I am from a lower caste. That's why they don't let me sit on a ch...
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Friday August 13, 2010
In Bihar's Vaishali, a case has been registered against the teacher who broke a student's arm for not paying up rupees two she was asked to contribute for her school's Independence Day function.Eight-year-old Komal has trouble moving around. Her right arm is fractured. She's skipping school. Even if...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday May 31, 2010
In a major embarrassment to the BJP in Bihar, a senior party legislator has been accused of raping a woman in Purnia district.The 35-year-old teacher of a private school has alleged that BJP MLA Raj Kishore Kesri and his cohorts had raped her for more than three years, Purnia Division's DIG Amit Kum...