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HC stays GR on transfer of govt school teachers

Posted on October 24th, 2017 in G.R, High Court, Teachers |

PTI, October 24 , 2017

Source: Mirror

The Bombay High Court (HC) has stayed a government resolution (GR) of September on transfer of school teach ers, observing that courts can interfere when a policy is “discriminatory, arbitrary and unreasonable“.Adivision bench of Justices BR Gavai and SK Shinde was hearing a bunch of petitions challenging the government resolution, dated September 12, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Private nursing school graduates can practise only in state: HC

Posted on October 24th, 2017 in High Court, Private |

Chaitanya Deshpande, October 24 , 2017

Source: The Times of India

The Aurangabad bench of Bombay high court has held that degree and diploma courses offered by nearly 400 private nursing schools and colleges in Maharashtra will apply only in the state. Thus, students obtaining these diplomasdegrees cannot apply for jobs outside Maharashtra or outside the country .“Candidates receiving such degrees and diplomas will be entitled to practice within the state only ,“ a division bench of Justices R M Borde and Vibha Kankanwadi said on October 9. Read the rest of this entry »

In relief to parents, HC rules that INS to approach DFRC over changes in fee

Posted on August 18th, 2017 in Fees, High Court, Management |

Meeta Ramnani, Aug 18, 2017

Source: Mirror

School has to approach DFRC in 4 weeks, latter to take decision within same deadline
Bringing a measure of relief to agitating parents, whose children study at the Indira National School (INS) in Tathawade, the Bombay High Court (HC) earlier this month disposed of a petition by the school’s management regarding much-debated fee changes, asking the school to instead approach the Divisional Fee Regulatory Committee (DFRC) within a fixed deadline. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents file petition in HC against Hutchings High School’s fee hike

Posted on August 8th, 2017 in Fees, High Court |

Meeta Ramnani, Aug 08 2017

Source : Mirror

Management increased it by 15 per cent this year
The parents of wards studying at the Hutchings High School have filed a petition alleging con tempt of court after the educational institution hiked fee by 15 per cent despite the issue of previous year’s increased amount still being pending in the Bombay High Court (HC).This time, the fee has been hiked by Rs 5,400, which the parents believe is illegal. Advoate Hitesh Vayas, who is representing the case for the parents, informed, “In order to increase the fee, Read the rest of this entry »

SSC student treated unfairly by Unfair Means Committee

Posted on August 7th, 2017 in Education, High Court |

Meeta Ramnani, Aug 06 2017

Source : Mirror

The Pune Board barred her from taking exams in July after finding her guilty of tearing two pages of her answer
A 16-year old SSC student studying at a school in Valvad, Solapur was in for a rude shock on May 6 when she was sum moned for a `confidential inquiry’ by the Unfair Means Committee, better known as the standing committee of the state board. Days later, the committee barred her from appearing for the exams in July and withheld her marksheet as well. She was charged for tearing two pages of her answer sheets in the Marathi paper. Read the rest of this entry »

HC: One varsity can’t judge degree offered by another

Posted on August 7th, 2017 in Education, High Court |

Vishwas Kothari, Aug 07, 2017

Source: The Times of India

SPPU Told To Consider PhD Awarded By Raj University
The Bombay high court has held that it would not be permissible for a university to examine the correctness of the degree awarded by another when both the institutes are recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Read the rest of this entry »

School mgmts, not parents, can move fee regulator: HC

Posted on July 19th, 2017 in Fees, High Court |

Swati Deshpande, Jul 19, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai : Parents disgruntled about school fees cannot approach the divisional fee regulatory committee (DFRC), the Bombay high court ruled on Tuesday . Only school managements can move that forum.

The Maharashtra Educational Institutions (Regulation of Fee) Act of 2011 allows DFRC to adjudicate on any dispute between a school’s management and parent teacher association (PTA) over fees. Read the rest of this entry »

HC orders preschool policy

Posted on July 7th, 2017 in Education, High Court, Management |

Meeta Ramnani, Jul 07 2017

Source: Mirror

State move will regulate fee structure as well as specify guidelines
The Bombay High Court (HC) has asked the state govern ment to bring about a policy for pre-primary education by the end of the year, in or der to bring within its purview the mushrooming preschools catering to children between age three and six across Maharashtra, as well as regulate the fee structure for the ones that charge exorbitant sums. Read the rest of this entry »

Relief for med aspirants as HC junks new rule

Posted on July 7th, 2017 in Admission, High Court |

Mohammed Akhef,  Jul 07 2017

Source: The Times of India

Aurangabad : In a landmark judgement, the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay high court has struck down the state health education department’s decision to bar students who have cleared their Class X exams from outside Maharashtra from taking admission in medical courses such as MBBS and BDS.

“All the petitioner students have passed the SSC examination from boards outside the state during the academic years 2012 to 2016, though they are residents of the state. Read the rest of this entry »

Quota for college principal post not justified, says HC

Posted on June 14th, 2017 in Admission, High Court |

Vishwas Kothari, Jun 14, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The Bombay high court has held that a university’s insistence on quota for college principal’s post is not justified in law.

In a recent order, the bench of Justice B R Gavai and Riyaz I Chagla directed the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) to allow Chinchwadbased D Y Patil Pratishthan to fill the principal’s post at one of its college from open category . Read the rest of this entry »