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India's researchers to set up peer counselling network, as depression, student suicides see a steep rise

In 2020 alone, five suicide deaths and one suicide attempt were reported in IITs. In the last week, an IIT Gandhinagar researcher ended her life

Published on 14th July 2020
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IIT Gandhinagar researcher ends life, institute informs family 3 days later. Researchers seek probe

The deceased was a fifth-year PhD student of IIT Gandhinagar. She hung herself to death inside her hostel room on the night of July 3

Published on 10th July 2020
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PhD seats reserved for SC, ST, OBC candidates remain vacant in 14 out of 23 IITs. Here's why

The data that was released by the HRD Ministry in the Parliament talks about the PhD admissions in these institutes from the academic years 2015-16 to 2019-20

Published on 12th March 2020
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IIT Madras researcher arrested for filming female student in washroom, granted bail

According to sources, the research assistant was an MTech student who was working as a research staff under one of the professors in the Department of Aerospace Engineering  

Published on 20th February 2020
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IIT-Madras suicide: Why did Madras HC refuse to allow CBI probe into Fathima's suicide?

A bench led by Justice M Sathyanarayanan dismissed both the petitions with a direction to the IIT management to provide effective and periodical psychological counselling to the affected students

Published on 14th December 2019
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Fathima Latheef suicide: Police take Campus Front of India members into custody for protesting against IIT 

The members had organised the protest to demand the arrest of Prof Sudarshan Padmanabhan who was named in Fathima's suicide note

Published on 13th December 2019
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Fathima suicide: Father to approach Madras HC for internal inquiry into IIT Madras by independent agency

The family will also meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and DMK leader M K Stalin seeking their further intervention for unravelling the mystery behind Fathima’s death

Published on 27th November 2019
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JNU admin cuts hostel fees by 50 percent, 25 percent further cut for BPL students

The Registrar asked the student community to end their strike with immediate effect in the 'academic interest' of their fellow students  

Published on 26th November 2019
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Skewed gender ratio: Less than 2 out of 10 IIT-Madras students are girls

Female students at IIT- Madras said while they are not at the receiving end of overt discrimination or misogynist comments, they still felt left out as the culture is largely male-dominated

Published on 25th November 2019
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IIT Madras to install suicide-prevention device on hostel fans, after fallout over Fathima's suicide  

The administration has sent out a mail to hostels-in charge about the installation of the "Fan Bush Protection Device', which will make the fan drop if any weight over 40 kg is attached to it 

 

Published on 22nd November 2019
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Fathima suicide: NSUI files petition in Madras HC demanding CBI probe into IIT Madras student's death

Three professors have been interrogated in IIT-Madras guest house inside the campus so far by a special team of the CB-CID

Published on 22nd November 2019
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Viral photo about vegetarianism securing 'salvation' not from IIT Madras canteen. Here's the truth

The photo had been posted on Facebook along with other photos from the wedding by people who attended the event in Coimbatore

 

Published on 22nd November 2019
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Exchange student from Japan commits suicide at IIT Guwahati. Did he leave suicide note on phone?

The Japanese student also allegedly asked that his phone be given to his fellow Japanese friends, it is believed that he has left a note on the device in an uncanny similarity to Fathima's case

Published on 21st November 2019
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Fathima suicide: APSC members analyse what makes IIT Madras campus so toxic

The Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle has brought out a statement regarding Fathima Latheef's suicide and the atmosphere of discrimination, harassment and increased stress and pressure on campus

Published on 20th November 2019
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Fathima suicide: TN MP Thirumaavalavan asks MHRD to enact Rohith Act, set up SC/ST/OBC cell in IITs

The MP also pointed out that members from Tamil Nadu including himself cutting across party line have raised the issue in Lok Sabha and have walked out in protest  

 

Published on 20th November 2019

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