RTE Act

AP government expedites admission of children in private schools

Commissioner of School Education S Suresh Kumar directed the district officials to submit the compliance report on the leftover vacancies after the admission of the children.

published on : 6th September 2022

Satavahana-era terracotta artefacts discovered in Telangana 

One of the major finds was a terracotta figurine which was similar to the figurines made of bronze and terracotta found in Satavahana sites like Kondapur, Peddabonkur and Kotilingala.

published on : 28th August 2022

Relax distance norm if Right to Education quota not filled: Madras High Court

Relief to two kids who were denied RTE seats by a private school as they resided beyond one km from the institution.

published on : 28th July 2022

Students enrolled under RTE act got admission in Balamandiram school

After the TNIE report, the parents of Gurukul school were called for a meeting and assured to readmit their wards in Balamandiram Higher Secondary School.

published on : 14th June 2022

Where do RTE students go when schools shut?

Parents ask for State government’s help for their children after closure of four private schools in Madurai

published on : 10th June 2022

Man smashes USD 5 million worth of ancient artefacts at Dallas Museum

Brian Hernandez used a metal chair to break into the museum and began the destructive rampage.

published on : 7th June 2022

Iraq: British man gets 15 years over smuggling artefacts

A German national tried with Fitton was found not to have criminal intent in the case and will be released.

published on : 6th June 2022

Rich parents taking RTE seats in private schools in Coimbatore, says school body

A matriculation school principal said that children from the economically weaker section, disadvantaged group, special categories and whose parents do earn less than Rs 2 lakh per year are eligible.

published on : 3rd June 2022

CBSE, ICSE schools in Tamil Nadu may be giving RTE Act a wide berth

Random checks at these schools by The New Indian Express revealed they have not reserved 25 per cent of the seats (as mandated by the Act) for students from the economically backward sections.

published on : 30th May 2022

No teaching in school without clearing teacher eligibility test: Madras High Court

It was mandatory for teachers who hadn’t passed TET prior to the RTE Act, 2009, to clear the exam within nine years, by March 31, 2019, the judge noted.

published on : 8th April 2022

Gallery on Jagannath culture opens in Kala Bhoomi

Besides, exhibits on Mahari and Gotipua dances that are connected to the Jagannath culture are a part of the gallery. 

published on : 2nd April 2022

Nerumbur excavations reveals Iron Age facts 

The cultural deposits indicate that people from the Early Medieval period too occupied the site.

published on : 20th March 2022

A treasure trove of rare art, artefacts & traditional ways

The art of making Cheriyal dolls in Siddipet district is one such handicraft, which he has been trying to keep alive.

published on : 20th March 2022

A Circus of India’s Colours

Like his brand, designer Krsnaa Mehta’s Alibaug home marries the classic hues of India with a sharp, contemporary aesthetic to create a warm, vibrant getaway

published on : 20th March 2022