India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjee | Wednesday February 4, 2015
A family in Kolkata has been torn asunder. The mother has gone away to her maternal home in Shillong, the father has fled his home because it is full of memories of his 17 year old daughter who has just died. Two weeks ago, she jumped off a high-rise, because, her parents believe, her school principal and two teachers mentally tortured her.
Delhi News | Reported by Bhairavi Singh; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday October 22, 2014
A 29-year-old woman, the daughter of a principal of a prominent school in Delhi, was found dead at her residence last evening. Police sources say she was found hanging.
Bangalore News | Maya Sharma | Thursday March 20, 2014
Two teen girls were found dead in a water tank in Bangalore on Tuesday afternoon after they were punished by teachers for playing Holi within their school's premises on Monday.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 17, 2013
A Delhi University college principal has been booked for abetting the suicide of a former employee who had accused him of sexual harassment in her dying statement.
Delhi News | Sonal Mehrotra | Tuesday October 8, 2013
A former employee of Delhi University, who had alleged sexual harassment by a college principal, died in the hospital on Monday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 2, 2013
Dejected over being admonished by the principal and her class teacher for taking long leave, a 20 year-old girl student of a private women's college here allegedly committed suicide by consuming poisonous cowdung powder.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 28, 2012
A 50-year-old principal of a municipal school in Delhi committed suicide by hanging himself in his office early on Friday. According to police depression over his relatives not returning a loan seemed the reason for the extreme step taken by the victim.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 9, 2012
Principal of a college at Chikadpally here allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the Hussain Sagar lake, police said today.
Kolkata News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday February 7, 2012
The father of a 14-year-old girl, who jumped to her death on February 1, has filed a police complaint blaming the principal of her school for abetting his daughter's suicide. The girl, Deepshikha, and a 15-year-old boy, Sudipto, both students of Class 8 in Julien Day School, jumped off the roof of the four-storeyed building where Sudipto's family l...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday February 4, 2011
The principal of La Martiniere School for boys and three other teachers were given bail by a Kolkata court today in connection with the suicide of 13-year-old Rouvanjit Rawla. The court will now frame charges against the four accused on February 17.All four have so far been charged with causing grievous hurt to Rouvanjit who committed suicide on Fe...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday January 31, 2011
In Kolkata, a court has ruled that a principal and three teachers from the city's famous La Martiniere school can be charged with abetment of suicide in the case of Rouvanjit Rawla.In February 2010, 13-year-old Rouvanjit killed himself at his home after days of alleged physical and emotional abuse by his teachers. His principal, Sunirmal Chakrabort...
Cities | Monideepa Banerjie | Friday November 19, 2010
A Kolkata court has decided that the principal who caned Rouvanjit Rawla at his school in Kolkata stands accused of driving the 13-year-old to suicide. Three other teachers have also been charged with abetment of suicide. Sunirmal Chakraborty had been charged with deliberately injuring the child, who killed himself in February, four days after Chak...
India News | 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 with criminal assault and slapping.The Rawlas alle...
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday June 15, 2010
Did Rouvan Rawla, a 12-year-old student, kill himself because he was beaten and humiliated by his teachers? Rouvan was found hanging at his home on February 12. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is investigating Rouvan's school: La Martiniere Boys' School, one of the city's most famous educational institutions.In an int...
Cities | Monideepa Banerjee | Tuesday June 15, 2010
The story of 12-year-old Rouvan Rawla, who committed suicide after being caned, incensed both his home town, Kolkata, and parents everywhere.
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday June 15, 2010
It needed a 12-year-old to commit suicide for the principal of La Martiniere school for boys to say that corporal punishment would never again be practiced in the school.
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Monday February 1, 2010
In Chhattisgarh, a Class 11 student - who was also a district-level footballer - has committed suicide after his principal allegedly punished him for poor attendance.
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Friday January 22, 2010
A case of abetment to suicide has been registered after an 8th standard student committed suicide in Mumbai.