principal burnt alive

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Principal Burnt Alive By Ex-Student In Indore, MP

In Madhya Pradesh's Indore, Vimukta Sharma (54) woman principal of BM College of Pharmacy, was critically injured after an ex-student allegedly poured petrol on her and set her ablaze. The incident occurred on February 20, when ex-student Ashutosh Shrivastava (24) set ablaze her over marksheet issue. The victim suffered serious 80% burn injuries and is said to be in a critical condition at hospital. 

Tue, 21 Feb 2023 - 06:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: indore, College, PRINCIPAL, Accused, Madhya Pradesh


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Coimbatore Schools & Colleges To Introduce Anti-Drug Clubs

Following the increased threat of drug usage among students, the Coimbatore district government has directed that all schools and institutions establish anti-drug societies. The development of these clubs will be assisted by NCC, NSS, and scout teams. In addition, the district administration will establish a drug coordination cell to work with stakeholder agencies such as police, excise, and health to combat drug misuse.

Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 04:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: anti drug clubs, Coimbatore, Schools, College, Tamil Nadu

Stop Ragging

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Ragging Video At Govt-Run Medical College Goes Viral, Administration Launches Inquiry

Another incident of ragging at government-run medical college, Ratlam was reported in Madhya Pradesh, on July 31.  The incident came days after seven MBBS students from the MGM medical college in Indore were arrested for ragging juniors. The second incident came to light through a social media post. In the video, seniors were allegedly ragging juniors, following which the college administration took cognizance and launched an inquiry.

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 04:08 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Education(1522), MBBS students, Ragging, Inquiry, College


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West Bengal Government Revokes Centralized Online UG Admission System

The decision of Education department to set up a centralized online admission system for undergraduate courses was overturned by West Bengal government on June 28. Education minister Bratya Basu stated UG admission procedure will be the same as in past, with students applying for a spot at specific colleges. According to the abandoned new approach, one may log in and apply from home using the centralized online admission site based on his… read-more

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 03:52 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: West Bengal, Government, Online admission system, Undergraduate course, College

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

St. Stephen's College, Delhi

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Delhi HC Issues Notice To St Stephen's College Over Unreserved Category Admissions

Despite Delhi University's caution, the Delhi High Court issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) contesting St Stephen's College's proposal to hold an interview round for admittance to the unreserved section for the academic year 2022-23. A law student, Konika Poddar, filed the petition. The court has given the University Grant Commission, St. Stephen's College, and Delhi University (DU) four weeks to file their responses. 

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 05:02 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi High Court, College, Delhi university, St. Stephen's College, PIL

Courtesy: ANI


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Textbook Lists Shocking Merits Of Dowry System, Surfaces

An image of a page from a book lists out the "merits and advantages" of the dowry system, in a post that has now gone viral. The book is, as per media reports, reading material for nursing students and apparently, its cover mentions that the book is written as per the Indian Nursing Council syllabus. Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi and Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan called to act immediately.

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 03:12 PM / by Devadutta Deb

Tags: Education, Maharshtra, New Delhi, Schools, College

Courtesy: Zee News

Hijab Controversy

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Aligarh College Bans Entry Of Hijab-Wearing Students

After the Hijab row in Karnataka, Shree Varshney College in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh also refused to give entry to Muslim girls wearing hijab. In addition, the college had issued a notice to this extent on March 12. "We only want students to follow the rules and regulations of the college. We are following directions,'' said Anil Varshney, the college proctor. Previously, wearing burqa was ban, now hijab too, said a student.

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 - 03:23 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Legal, hijab controversy, Aligarh, College, Education

Courtesy: Zee News

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Orders Probe Against Law Professor: MP

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan directed senior policemen to initiate probe for the allegation of sexual harassment against a professor at the National Law Institute University (NLIU) in Bhopal. Besides, the students of NLIU had met the CM, on March 11, to complain against NLIU dean, Prof Tapan Mohanty. Notably, the Dean had resigned from his post on March 10 citing several 'personal reasons'.

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 05:35 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: politics, Madhya Pradesh, Sexual Harassment, College, Education

Courtesy: The Times of India

Hijab Controversy

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PUC, Degree Colleges To Reopen In Bengaluru, Udupi: Karnataka Hijab Row

The Karnataka government announced to reopen its pre-University and degree colleges in Udupi & Bangalore from February 16. The High schools have also been reopened, following protests and violence over the hijab row. However, the Karnataka High Court, in its interim order, prohibited all the students from wearing saffron shawls or hijab till the final ruling. Moreover, Police force has been posted in Udupi to maintain law and order.


Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 12:55 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: karnatka, Hijab Row, School, College, Reopening, High Court

Courtesy: India Today

Health worker gets COVID vaccination dose

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42 Staff Members Of Srinagar Medical College Test COVID-19 Positive

Amid spike in COVID-19 cases, 42 doctors and paramedics of the Government Medical College Srinagar tested COVID-19 positive taking tally there to 249 in 15 days. According to officials, a majority of staff are isolated. Principal of the Medical College has however said that hospital will continue to run as normal on January 17, as authorities decided to keep all the hospitals under its control for patient-care.

Sun, 16 Jan 2022 - 02:16 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: J&K, Covid-19, covid positive, hospital, College

Courtesy: Greater Kashmir