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IIT Madras has a history of ill-treating animals: Activist who filed PIL in Madras HC against them for confining stray dogs

Responding to a PIL by Arun Prasanna, the founder of People For Cattle in India (PFCI), the Madras HC has now asked the Greater Chennai Corporation to solve the issue in a 'dignified' manner

Published on 5th February 2021
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Is Anna University’s decision to drop two MTech courses over confusion about reservation policy justified?

As the central government rules of reservation were not acceptable by the Tamil Nadu government, Anna University said it was unable to proceed with the admission for the two courses 

Published on 5th February 2021
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Rupesh Mahore — commit this 23-year-old NIT Rourkela student's name to memory as he is going to take Astrophysics by storm

Rupesh Mahore and his friends started Spacegrade Inc to work in the field of Astrophysics and have come up with a slew of solutions. They currently study at NIT Rourkela, Odisha and are rearing to go

Published on 2nd February 2021
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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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To clear the strays from campus, IIT Madras wants to be considered protected area, writes to NGT

However, the tribunal has clarified that IIT Madras was only directed to take all precautionary measures to avoid man-animal conflicts inside the campus

Published on 4th February 2021
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Shame that Anna University is dropping courses due to lack of funds: Madras HC

A student of Anna University filed a petition at the Madras high court challenging the decision of the premier University to scrap the courses for the academic year

Published on 4th February 2021
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The sweetest Thaen: This start-up is empowering tribals in the Western Ghats by selling their raw, wild honey

Thäen, a part of former IIT Madras-incubated start-up ecoLogin, is making unadulterated honey from the Nilgiris accessible to the mainstream market

Published on 3rd February 2021
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Why were courses scrapped? Madras HC asks Anna University, might order interim stay today

The court also said that if the written instructions fail to satisfy the court then it will permit the petitioners interim plea of granting a stay challenging the cancellation

Published on 3rd February 2021
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Madras HC grants conditional bail to father, daughter in NEET forgery case

The girl had scored only 27 marks, but appeared for the counselling claiming to be another aspirant who scored 610 marks

Published on 3rd February 2021
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Here's how this Odisha metal band's album is going to hold a mirror up to today's society

Uddharett is the metal band from Bhubaneswar, Odisha that you need to watch out for. We tell you why you need to check out their upcoming album, A Chaotic Reflection which will come out in April 

Published on 2nd February 2021
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IIT Madras’ cultural fest Saarang goes virtual for the first time in 26 years

One of the largest student-run festivals in India, Saarang, which has ISO 9001:2015 certification, usually hosts more than 100 events and attracts a footfall of around 80,000

Published on 2nd February 2021
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After 2-day sit-in, Madras University students protesting hostel fees get all their demands met by admin

The protesting students had been demanding an appointment with the Registrar for two days and had sent in several letters to the administration and into their complaint box

Published on 29th January 2021
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Economic Survey pegs India's FY22 economic growth in at 11 per cent

In the quarter ended June 2020, the GDP contracted by 23.9 per cent followed by a milder contraction of 7.5 per cent in the quarter ended September 2020

Published on 29th January 2021
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This young author's political potboiler will give you a taste of India's last quarter decade. Intrigued yet?

Author Fawaz Jaleel tells us about his debut novel and why he chose this particular genre 

 

Published on 29th January 2021
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UoM students protest after varsity asks them to pay hostel fees despite their not using rooms

 

After three attempts to make an appointment with the Registrar, the students gave up and decided to launch a protest outside his office

Published on 28th January 2021

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