Rajesh Bagarty who studies and researches History at Ravenshaw University in Cuttack has decided to change the future of his village by imparting education to the children.
Schools across the country were closed in March last year ahead of a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus infection.
As Odisha’s fight against the Coronavirus continues, demands to accord Covid frontline worker status to the teachers at par with the police, health workers and journalists, has grown strong.
Boudh: In an unprecedented incident, the district administration of Boudh took more than 12 hours to reach the family of a retired school teacher who died on Saturday night after…
Bhawanipatna: A 15-year-old girl has allegedly been raped by her school teacher multiple times at Madanpur Rampur area here in Kalahandi district. Family members of the girl alleged that the teacher has raped the girl several time in last two years by luring her in his talks. The teacher had also eloped her away to […]
Sundergarh: Uninturrupted and dedicated services for long years may be a criterion for a government employee to get a cushy promotion. But, in the case of Tapeswari Panda, a teacher at Bhedavahal Primary School in Sundegarh, things happend just the opposite. After 27 years of seamless services in her academic carrier, Panda has been given […]
Baripada: Two bike-borne miscreants allegedly looted Rs 1 lakh cash from a retired teacher in Karanjia of Mayurbhanj district. The teacher was reportedly returning on a motorcycle after withdrawing money from a bank while the incident happened. As per reports, the miscreants who were on a motorcycle fled the spot after committing the crime. No […]
Jajpur: Two days after being displaced for coming to school in an inebriated condition and punishing students, the accused teacher of Balia Primary School under Lembo panchayat in Sukinda block of the district was arrested today and forwarded to court. As per reports, the accused named Makarand Mahant, posted as a mathematics teacher at the […]
Jajpur: Violating the sanctity of the post of teacher and putting education system to shame, a teacher of Balia primary school under Lembo panchayat in Sukinda area of the district was displaced for coming to school in inebriated condition and punishing students. As per reports, the accused teacher Makarand Mahant came late to the school […]
Balasore: Accusing the headmaster and physical education teacher of torturing and misbehaving with girl students at Janardhan High School of Barbatia village under Bhogarai block in Balasore, locals staged a protest in front of the school today. Apart from harassing girls, the locals also alleged that teachers used to consume alcohol inside the school premises. […]
Bhubaneswar: Braving rain, thousands of teachers under the banner of Odisha School College Teachers and Employees’ United Forum continued their indefinite strike for the fifth consecutive day today. The teachers have been staging dharna at Gandhi Marg in Bhubaneswar since August 16 over non-fulfilment of their earlier demands. “Despite lightning and rain, around 60,000 teachers […]
Ganjam: Classrooms at the Nimina Adarsh Vidyalaya in Aska block of Ganjam wear a vacant look as the school struggles to meet its academic requirements with a handful of teachers. Most of the teachers here are on deputation as the school is yet to get permanent teachers. “We are only 4 teachers so there is […]
Subarnapur: Salaries of two teachers at the Singhiyuva UGME school of Binika block in Subarnapur district are likely to be withheld for the callous and irresponsible manner in which they handled a student who broke his limbs following an accident inside the school premises. As per reports, the incident took place when a student while […]
My sympathies have always been with teachers of the state, who have spent more time protesting on the streets than teaching in the classes in the last few years as a callous and apathetic state government has repeatedly turned a deaf ear to their legitimate demands. Even in the ongoing round of confrontation, I am […]
Kalahandi: Vehicular movement was disrupted at Amapani under Dharmagada sub-division in Kalahandi district today as locals staged a road blockade at Amapani Square demanding arrest of a teacher who had allegedly raped a woman in the district last month. The locals under the banner of Zilla Mali Samaj also held a protest meeting alleging failure […]
Koraput: Vigilance and Commercial Tax officials today raided the houses of a teacher, Kishore Chandra Panigrahi, at Jeypore in Koraput district on the allegation of acquisition and possession of properties disproportionate to his known source of income. Under the direction of Jeypore Vigilance SP Shashi Bhushan Mishra, the officials conducted the raid at five places […]
Balasore: A lady teacher of Remuna area in the district had a time of embarrassment today as some local guardians beat her up and blackened her face for allegedly bungling the Mid-day meal commodities meant for the students. The guardians, mostly women, barged into the Krushnachandra UP School at Bagaparia and gheraoed the woman teacher. […]
Bhubaneswar: The agitation by teachers under the banner of Block Grant Secondary School Teachers and Employees Association entered third day on Friday with the striking members adamant not to call off the strike until the State government accepts their demands. Around 32,000 teachers and support staff from 2,208 schools across the State are up in […]
Bhubaneswar: Teachers under the banner of Block Grant Teachers’ and Employees’ Association on Friday threatened to hold demonstration in front of the State Assembly on September 22 protesting the state government’s move to introduce ‘Teach on Call’ system. According to sources, as many as 32,000 teachers and employees of 2,208 schools across the state will […]
Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader and Union Petroleum and Natural Gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan took a swipe at the state government today on ‘teacher on call’ issue. In his message on a social media on the Teachers’ Day (Guru Divas) and Ganesh Puja today, Pradhan said at present a total of 1,07,752 newly aided teachers, Gana […]
Bhubaneswar: Teachers under the banner of School Teachers Federation of Odisha (STFO) on Wednesday hit the streets again demanding fulfillment of their various demands. Thousands of teachers took out a rally from Bhubaneswar railway station to Lower PMG square demanding abolition of the block grant system, provision of full aid, permanent appointment and government take-over […]
Bhubaneswar: Members belonging to School Teachers’ Federation of Odisha (STFO), an umbrella organisation of 14 teachers’ organisations of the State, on Tuesday threatened to boycott the ensuing matriculation examination if the State government fails to consider their demands. This was informed by STFO convenor after attending a ministerial–level meeting at the secretariat here. “The meeting […]