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CBSE may move SC against HC’s order on moderation

Posted on May 25th, 2017 in CBSE, High Court, Supreme Court |

Manash Gohain, May 25, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : 1.5Cr Students In Dark, Results May Be Delayed

The fate of at least 1.5 crore school-leaving students hangs in the balance as chaos over moderation of marks grows. Amid indications that CBSE may move the Supreme Court against the Delhi HC order asking it not to do away with the moderation policy this year, several other school boards are likely to delay announcing Class XII results as they wait and watch the developments. Read the rest of this entry »

Keep `moderation’ this year: HC to CBSE

Posted on May 24th, 2017 in CBSE, High Court |

Abhinav Garg,May 24, 2017,

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : Stressing that no one can “play with the lives and future of children“, the Delhi high court on Tuesday prohibited CBSE from scrapping its “moderation policy“ to evaluate Class 10 and 12 board students this year. The results are expected in the next few days.

A bench of acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Pratibha M Singh made it clear to the board that “rules can’t be changed after the game has begun“ and directed it to continue with the grace marks or moderation Read the rest of this entry »

Make sure schools don’t sell books or uniform on campus: Delhi HC to CBSE

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 in CBSE, High Court |

Mallica Joshi , Manish Raj | May 3, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

It also asked the board to ensure that a circular issued by it, dated April 19, 2017— directing affiliated school not to indulge in commercial activities like selling of books, uniforms, school bags and stationary — is strictly complied with.

THE DELHI High Court Tuesday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to make sure that schools do not carry out “commercial activities” on campus.  It also asked the board to ensure that a circular issued by it, dated April 19, 2017— directing affiliated school not to indulge in commercial activities like selling of books, uniforms, school bags and stationary — is strictly complied with. Read the rest of this entry »

HC ruling favours banks over Sinhgad edu society

Posted on March 6th, 2017 in High Court, Management |

Darshana Daga, March 05,2017

Source: Mirror

Bench turns down STES petition, says consortium is right to not restructure loan or extend further credit, as former had not complied with set conditions

Troubles do not seem to be over for the Sinhgad Technical Education Society (STES), with the Bombay High Court now turning down its petition against a consortium of banks, which had decided not to restructure a loan to the STES management or extend further credit to it. Read the rest of this entry »

PIL against `dilution’ of 25% quota dismissed

Posted on February 10th, 2017 in EWS, High Court, RTE |

Vishwas Kothari, Feb 10, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The Bombay high court has dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging a recent state government decision pertaining to the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.

On January 10, the government had passed a resolution to make the management of schools responsible for filling the 25% quota of free seats available to students from the economically weaker sections (EWS) under the RTE act. Read the rest of this entry »

Activists stall govt’s light school bags claim

Posted on November 22nd, 2016 in Education, High Court |

Priyanka Das, Nov 22, 2016

Source: Mirror

HC asks state for report; meeting attended by eight members only
The state government’s committee to look into the heavy school bags issue has taken fumbling course with students still complaining about the burden. The situation comes as a surprise even after the government has declared that 87 per cent of schools allow school bags to be 10 per cent of students’ weights, a figure which is continuously questioned by educationists. The state education department has now time till December 6 to submit a report to the Bombay High Court (HC) regarding the problem. Read the rest of this entry »

HIGH COURT RULES – RTE does not apply to minority schools

Posted on October 10th, 2016 in High Court, Minority, RTE |

Shibu Thomas,Oct 09, 2016,

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai : The Bombay high court (HC) has reiterated that Right To Education (RTE) Act does not apply to religious and linguistic minority schools. Hearing a petition filed by Federation of Linguistic & Religious Minority Education Institutions, a division bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice Mahesh Sonak quashed orders of the state government rejecting proposals by 10 school managements to open unaided minority English-medium primary schools on the grounds that they did not comply with RTE norms. Read the rest of this entry »

HC rejects PIL against BMC making Suryanamaskar mandatory in govt schools

Posted on October 1st, 2016 in Government Schools, High Court |

dna correspondent, Oct 01 2016,

Source: DNA

The Bombay High Court on Friday disposed of a public interest litigation filed to stay a notification issued by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) making Suryanamaskar mandatory for children in municipal schools. Read the rest of this entry »

NEET: Students admitted to medical colleges at deemed universities on the edge

Posted on September 20th, 2016 in Admission, High Court, Supreme Court |

Anuradha Mascarenhas | Pune |  September 20, 2016

Source : The Indian Express

SC had stayed HC order allowing these admissions; hearing in apex court likely Tuesday

After the Supreme Court recently stayed an order of the Bombay High Court allowing deemed universities to conduct admissions to their medical courses, parents are anxious about the fate of their children. The matter is listed for further hearing in the SC for September 20. Read the rest of this entry »

State can keep 85% of pvt med seats for Maha students this yr

Posted on September 20th, 2016 in Admission, High Court |

Swati Deshpande, Sep 20, 2016,

Source: The Times of India

Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Monday declined to interfere with the domicile requirement for medical college admissions in the state for the academic year 2016-17.The HC rejected a plea filed by private unaided medical colleges to stay the state’s new rule which requires up to 85% seats to be allocated to students with a domicile in Maharashtra. Read the rest of this entry »