Free Press Journal
  • Ryan school murder case: One-off incident or does the malaise run through the system?

    Is India safe for children going to school? Does India values its education system? Can India ever compete with schools which are based in abroad? This questions come in the light of gruesome murder of seven-year-old boy Pradhyuman Thakur, whose throat was allegedly slit by bus conductor Ashok Kumar and the accused is currently in police custody. The dastardly incident happened at a prestigious Ryan international school (spread all over India; with

  • Ryan murder aftermath: Worried Mumbai schools pushing for women bus drivers

    Crimes against students have increased lately. So, fearing their safety and security, more and more schools are demanding women employees, especially as bus drivers. After the Ryan International School murder case, schools have already beefed up security, but this decision of adding female bus drivers will help them gain lost trust of the parents.

  • Ryan School murder: Shock and hemorrhage caused Pradyuman’s death

    New Delhi: The post-mortem report of Pradyuman Thakur, the seven-year-old, who was brutally murdered inside the premises of Ryan International School, has revealed that shock and hemorrhage was the cause of his death.

  • Harayan CM announces CBI probe in Pradhuman’s murder, takeover of Ryan School

    Gurugram/Chandigarh: Yielding to the demand of the family of seven-year-old Pradhuman Thakur, who was found murdered in Gurugram’s Ryan International School, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said the CBI will probe the brutal murder. He also announced the government was taking over the administration of Ryan International School in Gurugram where Pradhuman studied.

  • 10 Ryan International school buses among 250 impounded

    New Delhi: The Delhi government’s transport department has impounded 250 school buses, including 10 of Ryan International Group of Institutions, during its ongoing drive against errant school vehicles, a senior government official said today.

  • Bhopal: Strike at the roots instead of hacking the leaves

    Bhopal: In the wake of the Ryan International School horror, government authorities of different levels – ranging from the DIG of Bhopal Range to minister for school education – have issued a slew of instructions to schools and colleges. They include installation of more CCTV cameras, compulsory police verification of drivers and conductors of school buses and ensuring that each bus has a female attendant.

  • Ryan student murder case: CBSE issues new guidelines for schools

    New Delhi: Placing the onus on schools for safety of students on their premises, the CBSE today issued new security-related guidelines to be implemented by the institutions, failing which they would face derecognition.

  • Ryan School murder casr: School gardener Harpal Singh detained

    Gurgaon: The Gurgaon Police has detained the Ryan International School gardener and key witness in the school boy murder case, Harpal Singh and is likely to arrests some more persons in connection with the case, a senior SIT officer said.

  • Ryan School murder case: Pradyuman Thakur’s father approaches Bombay High Court, seeks dismissal of accused’s bail plea

    Mumbai: The father of Pradyuman Thakur (7), whose throat was slit in Gurgaon’s Ryan International School, on Wednesday approached the Bombay High Court, seeking dismissal of the anticipatory bail pleas filed by trustees and founders of the school. The HC has, however, adjourned the matter for hearing till Thursday, extending the interim protection from arrest to the Pinto family.

  • Ryan Group trustees bail plea: Victim’s father intervenes in Bombay HC

    Mumbai: The father of a seven-year-old boy murdered inside the Gurugram branch of the Ryan International School in Haryana last week, filed an application on Wednesday in the Bombay High Court seeking dismissal of the anticipatory transit bail plea filed by the school’s trustees.

  • Ryan International School murder case: Four office bearers quizzed for 8 hours

    Mumbai: Four office bearers of Ryan International School, Kandivali, were quizzed for eight-long hours on Tuesday by two policemen from Gurgaon police in connection with the brutal murder of seven-year-old Pradhyumn Thakur. Sources from Mumbai said that two policemen – Inspector and Police Sub Inspector – have also collected some vital documents from the school to check if the school has breached security guidelines.