Tag: Teacher

Teachers demand abolition of block grant system, again

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Odisha School teachers threaten to boycott Matric exam

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 […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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Agitating Odisha teachers refuse to budge, strike enters fifth day

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 […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Op-Ed: Teachers Must Stay Clear of Politics

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 […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Chorus For COVID Warrior Status To Teachers In Odisha Grows Louder

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.

  • Monday, 10 May 2021
Headmaster, teacher accused of torturing girl students in Balasore

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. […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Kumbh Mela Returnee Dies In Odisha, Dist Admin Takes 12 Hrs To Reach

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…

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
OTV Impact: Odisha Teacher Displaced For Punishing Students In Drunken State

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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
OTV Impact: Odisha Teacher Arrested For Punishing Students In Drunken State

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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Anti Extortion Drive In Puri
Odisha: Rs 1 Lakh Looted From Teacher By Bike-Borne Miscreants

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 […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Teacher given compulsory retirement
Odisha: Visually Challenged Teacher Forced To Retire Without Any Fault

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 […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
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Odisha: School Girl Raped By Teacher For 2 Years In Kalahandi

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 […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021