India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday July 26, 2014
A teacher at a private school in West Bengal's Howrah district has reportedly been arrested for allegedly hitting a Class 8 student with an iron scale.
India | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Saturday January 25, 2014
West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan today said he wanted corporal punishment for the men who allegedly gang-raped a 20-year-old tribal girl in Birbhum on Monday on the orders of a village council.
Cities | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Tuesday February 12, 2013
An 11-year-old, lies on his back on a hospital bed in Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir, staring at the ceiling. His small feet are swathed in bandages. He has reportedly told the police that his teachers at a private madrassa pressed a hot iron against the...
India | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Tuesday November 27, 2012
The child went to school on November 24 without completing his homework and was allegedly slapped by his teacher. His ears started bleeding and the ear drums were ruptured.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 18, 2012
Human rights activists in Jaipur have demanded that the Rajasthan government bring stringent laws to protect students from corporal punishment in the wake of the death of a nine-year-old girl due to complications from an injury sustained in such an i...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 17, 2012
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 in Jaipur on Friday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday September 14, 2012
In yet another case of corporal punishment, a class X student died in Hyderabad after he was allegedly made to do sit ups as punishment in the school. A case was filed against two teachers of the private school.
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday September 6, 2012
The Vice-Principal of Don Bosco School, in Bandel, West Bengal, has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a student of Class 4 so badly that he needed nine stitches on his head.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 28, 2012
A seven-year-old girl, studying in a private school in Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu, was hospitalised after being beaten by her teacher for not reading her English lesson aloud in class.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday July 21, 2012
Close on the heels of the Shantiniketan case, a 14-year-old boy of a private school in Perambalur was allegedly forced to drink his own urine by three teachers after he sought permission to go to the toilet.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 9, 2012
In another shocking incident of corporal punishment, a woman teacher in the Nellore district severely punished 12 girl students who had to be hospitalized.
World | Agence France Presse | Friday November 4, 2011
The daughter of a Texas judge who secretly caught him on video beating her as a teenager in a row over a computer game said today that corporal punishment was a regular feature in her home.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 17, 2011
A class nine student died allegedly due to corporal punishment by a teacher today, sparking violent protests from local people who beat up the headmaster in Keonjhar district of Orissa, police said.
India | Maya Sharma | Tuesday January 11, 2011
He was just a young schoolboy who was running late for school. When 15-year-old Afzal Ahmed Fayaz told his teachers that he was unwell, they didn't think he should be excused from punishment.The teachers of this private school in Uttara Kannada made him run repeatedly around the school grounds. Then...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 11, 2011
Turning up late for classes proved fatal for an eighth standard student of a private school who collapsed and died after being forced to jog around the playground by the headmaster as punishment.Police said the headmaster of New English school in Uttara Kannada district asked Afzal Ahmed Fayaz (14) ...
Cities | DNA Correspondent, DNA | Saturday October 16, 2010
In fifth major incident of its kind in last three months, a class VII student was beaten brutally by his school teacher in Jhunjhunu district. The incident occurred on Wednesday at Tai village under the Bisau police station area. The boy, identified as Bilal, was first slapped and then hit with a st...
Cities | Maitreyee Boruah, DNA | Wednesday October 13, 2010
Bangalore schools are taking a stand and devising ways to put a full stop to corporal punishment which has left a scar on many students. The schools believe that by developing a friendly relationship between teacher and students, they can solve the issues pertaining to discipline amicably, and there...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 7, 2010
A three-year-old student sustained injuries near the right eye after he was allegedly slapped by a teacher in a Ranchi school, the student's mother said Thursday.The student was undergoing treatment at the Kashyap Eye Memorial Hospital in Ranchi.Abhishek Singh, pre-nursery student of the Sunrise Sch...
India | Ketki Angre | Wednesday October 6, 2010
As the suicide case of 13-year-old student Ruwanjit Rawla allegedly because of teachers' brutality returns to the headlines, the debate over corporal punishment heats up in our classrooms.Anay told NDTV, ''If teachers don't hit students, they will not behave properly.'' But he was clearly in a minor...
India | Monideepa Banerjee | Monday October 4, 2010
Seven months after 13-year-old La Martiniere student Rouvanjit Rawla committed suicide, after being caned, the school principal and three teachers were arrested on Monday and later given bail. The principal has been accused of severe physical thrashing and the other three teachers have been charged ...