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MVVS Murthi, Founder of GITAM

GITAM University Founder MVVS Murthi dies in a car accident

Murthy was travelling with four others from California to Alaska to visit a wildlife safari near Anchorage when their car collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction. 

 

Published on 3rd October 2018
manipur university students

Manipur University teachers, students spurn CM's talks offer to end protests

The MUTA said they could not take part in the proposed meeting since six professors and ten students are in judicial custody

Published on 30th September 2018
Medical seat for Visually challenged

Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court directs medical seat for visually challenged student

Allowing the plea, Justice V Parthiban cited the Right to Persons with Disabilities Act, 2018 which ensures reservation for the differently abled persons

Published on 21st September 2018
Government law college

Quota seats vacant as law students prefer English as medium of instruction over Tamil

The state government has introduced a 20 per cent reservation for 'Person Studied in Tamil Medium' (PSTM) in law colleges in the previous academic year. But there is no significant demand

Published on 19th September 2018
MHC

Madras High Court rebukes school and mother over fake transfer certificates fiasco

The court warned Lakshmi, the wife of the petitioner Dr S Diraviam Dinesh, not to indulge in any fraudulent activities, which will ultimately affect the future of her children

Published on 22nd August 2018
DELHIHIGHCOURT

Delhi HC says there's nothing wrong with installing CCTVs in classrooms

Often parents accuse teachers of not teaching and therefore, the cameras in the classrooms will show the correct picture

Published on 13th September 2018
Hyderabad HC

Hyderabad HC asks Centre to decide a competent authority by September 10 to audit UoH

Petitioner's counsel B Rachna Reddy submitted that several irregularities in respect of University funds, appointments, encroachments and so on took place during the previous Vice-Chancellor's term

Published on 28th August 2018
childcare

NCPCR data on childcare homes 'frightening', says Supreme Court

During the hearing, the bench asked advocate R. Bala Subramanian, appearing for the Centre, if he has seen the social audit report of NCPCR and whether it shocked him or not

Published on 29th August 2018
Freedom of Speech

Why State-sponsored suppression of free speech should scare every one of us

Despite the Chief Justice's observation that there needs to be a place for dissent, can it really exist when the State is throwing our constitutional rights out the window? 

Published on 31st August 2018
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How a secret Facebook group for gay IIT students led to a legal battle against Section 377 in the SC

The secret Facebook group was started by three queer IITians in July 2012, who wanted to create a common platform for all queer students in IIT to interact — they then joined the case against Sec 377

Published on 7th September 2018
Junk Food

Should we tolerate multiplex extortion? Why you can't compel an entire family to consume junk food

It observed that the state’s affidavit said there was no specific law or statutory provision that restrained people from carrying outside food into cinema halls

Published on 27th August 2018
Central Board of Secondary Education

More play and fewer books to comply with recent CBSE circular

CBSE, earlier this month, had issued a circular stating that affiliated schools must scrupulously follow regulations on reducing the bag load and homework on children

Published on 30th August 2018
Fundamental Rights

Verdict on Sec 377 is rubbish, says LGBT activist and academic Ashley Tellis

The educator believes that the historic verdict does not deserve the fanfare that it has received and says that it won't make the difference that is really needed

Published on 6th September 2018
Fundamental Rights

LGBT community has equal rights as Indians: How SC justified scrapping #Section377 

The Chief Justice also observed that the law was outdated and not in conjunction with societal norms, besides violating every Indian's fundamental right to equality and privacy

Published on 6th September 2018
Mandatory

Plea filed challenging tender to establish smart classrooms in TN govt schools

The litigant submitted that the TNTBESC avoided online tender and floated a 'fixed' tender purposefully fixing conditions which are suitable only for 3 companies to participate

Published on 21st August 2018

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