Reflections

Let the punishment fit the crime

Eleven-year-old Shanno of the Delhi Municipal Corporation primary school in Bawana couldn't recite the English alphabet properly. As punishment, Shanno's teacher made her stand in a crouched position in the hot sun for over two hours, and according to some reports, even placed bricks on her back. Shanno slipped into a coma later that afternoon… Continue reading Let the punishment fit the crime

Reflections

Can’t make first? Opt for last

"Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) A class 11 student who twice failed in an examination committed suicide here Thursday, making it the third such incident in Lucknow in five days. Abhishek Tiwari, a student of the City Montessori Schools (CMS), hung himself from a ceiling fan in his home. He is believed to have been driven… Continue reading Can’t make first? Opt for last