Delhi Schools: News

07 Sep 2022


Over 80% government schools worse than junkyards: Kejriwal to Modi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, popular for modernizing government schools in the capital, on Wednesday said that over 80% of government schools in the country are "worse than junkyards."

25 Apr 2022


Delhi: Punjab CM Mann visits schools, hospitals; to sign MOUs

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann on Monday visited schools and hospitals in the national capital to know about the "Delhi model" and implement it in Punjab.

25 Feb 2022


Delhi: BJP councilor bans 'religious attire' in South MCD schools

The chairperson of the education committee of South Delhi Municipal Corporation, BJP councilor Nitika Sharma, has written to officials to ensure that no student comes to MCD schools in "religious attire."

04 Feb 2022


Delhi schools reopen on Monday as COVID-19 cases dip

The government of Delhi on Friday decided to reopen schools, colleges, and coaching institutions across the capital city.

24 Nov 2021


Delhi schools and colleges to reopen from November 29

Schools, colleges, and other educational institutions will reopen in Delhi from Monday, November 29, the city's Environment Minister Gopal Rai announced.

13 Nov 2021


Delhi schools shut for a week over severe air pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said schools in the city will shift completely to offline classes for a week starting Monday.

27 Oct 2021


Delhi schools to reopen for all classes from November 1

All schools in national capital Delhi have been allowed to reopen for students of all classes from Monday.

30 Aug 2021


50% students per classroom, staggered lunch breaks among DDMA guidelines

Mandatory thermal screening, staggered lunch breaks, alternate seating arrangements in classrooms, and avoiding routine guest visits are among the guidelines announced by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) for the reopening of schools and colleges from September 1.

27 Aug 2021


Delhi schools to reopen from September 1. Check details

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has decided to reopen schools in a phased manner from September.

02 Jul 2021

Delhi Government

Delhi schools allowed monthly fee collection with 15 percent reduction

Private schools in Delhi can collect fees on a monthly basis with a 15 percent reduction in lieu of facilities that could not be utilized by students during the lockdown period, the Delhi Government announced on Thursday.

20 Mar 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: Protesting parents demand schools be reopened for primary classes

A group of parents protested near Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence on Saturday, demanding that students of classes 1 to 8 be allowed back into schools.

10 Feb 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

Nursery admissions in Delhi to begin from February 18

The process for nursery admissions in over 1700 schools in Delhi will begin from February 18, the Directorate of Education (DoE) announced on Wednesday, bringing respite to anxious parents who have been waiting for the notification for over two months.

01 Nov 2019


Delhi: Schools shut till November 5, Public Health Emergency declared

Every year, Delhi goes through the same old story- The government complains about stubble burning in neighboring states, Punjab, Haryana do little to stop the process, and people are asked to be "responsible" during Diwali.

30 Jun 2019


Delhi heatwave: Government extends schools' summer vacation by one week

Summer vacation for school students in Delhi has been extended by a week in view of the heatwave conditions in the national capital.

28 Apr 2019

Manish Sisodia

Delhi: 2,500 liter diesel found in school's basement

In a concerning incident, nearly 2,500 liter of diesel was recently found inside the basement of KR Mangalam School in Delhi, prompting authorities to launch an investigation.

04 Nov 2018

Air Pollution

Delhi schools preparing students to deal with alarming air-pollution level

Shifting the morning assembly of students indoors, mandating them to wear masks during outdoor activities, and distributing gooseberries are among the measures taken by the schools in Delhi and adjoining areas to deal with the alarming level of air pollution.

25 Oct 2018


Delhi: Human skeleton found inside tank of MCD primary school

A human skeleton was found inside a tank in an MCD school in Mukhmelpur village of Alipur area in Delhi's Rohini district, police said on Thursday.

24 Aug 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

128 private schools in Delhi roll back 'arbitrary' fee hike

Around 128 schools in Delhi have rolled back their "arbitrary" fee hikes following complaints from parents, an official said.

19 Aug 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Comply with student-safety guidelines or lose recognition: Delhi-govt warns schools

The Delhi government has warned schools in the national capital of withdrawal of recognition and initiation of disciplinary proceedings against principals if student safety guidelines are not complied with.

13 Aug 2018

Delhi Government

Delhi-govt doesn't want students to fly kites for right reasons

The Delhi government has directed all schools in Delhi to discourage students from flying kites due to the danger it possesses.

12 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

Report any untoward incident to us: Delhi govt to schools

Delhi government has directed all schools in Delhi to immediately report to it about any untoward incident such as accident, violence, molestation or protest before it reaches the media so that quick action can be taken and also there is no "embarrassment" to the education department.

26 Jul 2018


Delhi: Alarming rise in lizards in mid-day meals during monsoons

A standing committee meeting of North Municipal Corporation of Delhi (NMCD) on Wednesday expressed concern over alarming rise in the number of lizards in mid-day meals served in government schools of Delhi.

25 Jul 2018

Delhi Government

Delhi govt issues fresh guidelines to schools ensuring students' safety

The Delhi government has issued fresh guidelines to schools for ensuring students' safety, with a special focus on the security of the pupils traveling to schools by private vans.

24 Jul 2018


Delhi: 9 hospitalized after consuming mid-day meal at Anganwadi center

At least eight children and a staffer of an Anganwadi center in Delhi's Uttam Nagar area were hospitalized in Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital when they complained of vomiting and lost consciousness after consuming mid-day meal today, the police said.

23 Jul 2018

Delhi Government

Delhi government issues guidelines to schools for 'Tobacco-free zones'

The Delhi government has issued guidelines to all schools in the national capital for making them "tobacco-free zones", including summoning parents of those children who are found in possession of tobacco products.

Class 7 student attacked by classmate with pencil sharpener blade

A Class 7 student of a Central School in south-east Delhi's Badarpur area was allegedly attacked by his classmate with a pencil sharpener blade following a fight over sharing a seat.

12 Jul 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal, Sisodia visit school which locked kindergarten girls for 5hrs

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia today visited the school where 16 kindergarten students were allegedly confined in the basement for non-payment of fees.

11 Jul 2018


Delhi: Over 25 students fall ill after consuming mid-day meal

Over 25 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a government school in Delhi's Narela area and were rushed to a hospital, the police said.

11 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: 16 kindergarten-girls locked inside school-basement for not paying fees

A case was registered against Rabea Girls' Public School, Delhi, for allegedly locking up 16 girls, aged 4-5 years, in a basement over non-payment of fees by their parents.

08 Jul 2018

Manish Sisodia

Delhi: Dead lizard in mid-day meal makes two girls ill

The alleged presence of a dead lizard in mid-day meals served to students of Kalyanpuri's Rajkiya Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in East Delhi made two girls sick on Saturday.

27 Mar 2018


EWS admissions: Delhi Government warns private schools against demanding Aadhaar

The Delhi government has warned private schools against demanding Aadhaar details of children belonging to economically weaker section/disadvantaged group category and refusing admission to such students on either on grounds of distance range or the pretext of minor spelling errors.

04 Mar 2018


Delhi: Man found dead inside school

A 45-year-old man named Devi Dayal, who worked as a night watchman at a school in Seempauri area was found dead today.

16 Feb 2018


Delhi: School cab driver arrested for molesting 10-year-old girl

A 29-year-old school cab driver has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 10-year-old school girl while dropping her home in outer Delhi's Mangolpuri area.

08 Feb 2018


Delhi government announces 'Happiness Classes' in schools

The Delhi Government on Wednesday announced about introducing 'happiness classes' in all its schools from Nursery to Class VIII, for the academic session starting from April.

02 Feb 2018


Delhi: 14-year-old boy allegedly beaten to death in school

Months after the Ryan murder case, a Class 9 student in Delhi's Karawal Nagar was found unconscious in his school toilet after allegedly being beaten by his schoolmates.

31 Jan 2018


15-year-old boy allegedly sodomized by classmates in Delhi

A Class 9 student of a government in school in Delhi's Uttam Nagar has alleged he was sodomized by four of his classmates.

20 Dec 2017


Nursery admissions to open from December 27: All details here

The Directorate of Education (DoE) has ordered that nursery admissions in 1,700 schools of Delhi will begin from December 27 for 75% of the seats.

14 Nov 2017


Delhi: Teen moves HC over filthy pond near her school

A 16-year-old girl has knocked the Delhi High Court's door, seeking directions to the authorities to clean a pond near her school.

05 Oct 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: 6-year-old raped by housekeeping staff in school toilet

In yet another horror in the national capital, a six-year-old girl studying in Class-I in a private south Delhi school has been brutally raped by a housekeeping staff member in a toilet.

11 Sep 2017


School's negligence shatters dreams of young swimmer

23-year-old Riya Gupta was once a swimming champion who is now confined to a wheelchair due to a quadriplegic medical condition.