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No place for free speech? Researchers accuse authorities at IIT Kharagpur of calling off citizenship debate

They said they were given permission to organise the programme at the IIT employees-run staff club within the campus, but later informed that it had been withdrawn for unknown reasons

Published on 13th February 2020
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West Bengal governor irked over not being invited to a varsity convocation 

Dhankhar, who is also the chancellor of the state universities, said he has "no information" about the third convocation programme of the Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University

Published on 12th February 2020
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TN Forest Minister apologises to the tribal boy for making him remove his footwear during forest visit 

The Minister said that he had called the boy who was like his grandson to remove his footwear, and there was no other intention whatsoever. However, the boy's mother filed a police complaint

Published on 7th February 2020
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This Hyderabad student is documenting the city's culture like never before. This is how

Sibghat says that once upon a time, Golconda became so synonymous with wealth that cities in North America and Brazil were named after Golconda in the hope of finding diamonds there

Published on 31st January 2020
Rohit Vemula Death Anniversary

A scholar made of stardust: Why we must never forget Rohith Vemula

On the third death anniversary of Rohith Vemula, we speak to his friends from the Ambedkar Students Association on how things have changed and what they remember of him

Published on 17th January 2019
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Meet this 97-year-old Padma Shri recipient who campaigned to make Hindi the national language

Dr N Chandrasekharan Nair is a noted Hindi scholar and the former head of Hindi department at the Mahatma Gandhi University

Published on 27th January 2020
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Jamiat-Jamia-Deoband to hold meeting to allay CAA fears

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has taken responsibility to arrest the growing controversy over the new Citizenship Act

Published on 14th January 2020
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JNU profs claim 'right' candidate with plagiarism in PhD could be hired in East Asian Studies dept

A senior faculty member of the centre on condition of anonymity said that this has become rampant and that he suspects the Vice-Chancellor wants to bring in "his people rather than qualified teachers"

Published on 27th December 2019
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Two teachers suspended after law paper leak in Lucknow University

The voices are suspected to be of two law faculty members and the female voice is being allegedly attributed to the chairperson of a medical college, who is also enrolled as a student of LLB III sem

Published on 12th December 2019
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JNU appoints ABVP leader as assistant professor after shortlisting committee strike him off the list

Saurabh Kumar Sharma, the candidate, has been in a controversy regarding his PhD being granted to him the same day of his viva in May

Published on 26th November 2019
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'Whistleblower' IIT Guwahati professor's access to faculty group emails cut off  

The IIT faculty and administration have a group email system that allows the members to send common emails to all the others  

 

Published on 28th November 2019
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#MeToo: Can't permit 'guerilla warfare' by allowing anonymity to accusers, says Delhi HC

The court said even in cases where the law permits 'in camera hearing', both parties are entitled to full knowledge of each other and each other's case

Published on 21st November 2019
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Tripura's central varsity facing crisis, vital posts including VC and Registrar vacant

Tripura University was set up in 1987 by the Tripura government and became a central university in 2007. It has some students from neighbouring Bangladesh also

Published on 11th November 2019
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Ayodhya Verdict: Who are the 5 SC judges and what other landmark judgments do they have to their credit?

The members of the five-judge constitution bench include CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justices SA Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer. We look at some of their landmark judgments

Published on 9th November 2019
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NEET controversy: Two crucial questions the Madras High Court asked the Central government 

The HC has directed the government to take steps to ensure proper counselling is given to students and to also make sure the admission procedure is fair

Published on 5th November 2019

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