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Broke and drained, IIT Guwahati whistleblower prof posts public appeal for help to pay legal fees

They have inflicted huge personal, financial and professional damages on me by conspiring against me, Brijesh says

 

Published on 17th February 2020
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NIA questions noted History prof from IIT-Guwahati, Arupjyoti Saikia: 42 academics write letter of protest

The NIA has not yet disclosed the reasons behind the grilling of the IIT Guwahati professor but sources said he was called as a witness in an unspecified case concerning the ongoing protests

Published on 3rd February 2020
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Gujarat to become next education hub of India: State Agriculture Minister Jaydrathsinhji Parmar

Gujarat Minister Jaydrathsinhji Parmar said that from a place in the 1990s when students had to go to other states for higher education, Gujarat now has students coming in from other states

Published on 28th January 2020
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Got a PhD from a CSIR institute? You can't get a job in some NITs. This is why

A few NITs in the country accept candidates for the faculty position, only if they have at least one degree from a CFTI. No CSIR institutes are included in the list of CFTIs

Published on 24th January 2020
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Researchers launch Twitter campaign in support of sacked IIT Guwahati whistleblower professor

IIT Guwahati Professor Dr Brijesh Kumar Rai, who had alleged corruption by the IIT-G Director was asked to retire a few days ago and the fallout has been a series of protests

Published on 22nd January 2020
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Two IIT Guwahati students on hunger strike against action against 'whistleblower' prof

Rai has filed hundreds of RTI's and allegedly discovered several corrupt doings of the administration. Ever since the administration has launched an investigation and taken severe action against him  

Published on 7th January 2020
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IIT-G sends 'whistleblower' prof on compulsory retirement, asks him to vacate quarters  

The Board of Governors decided to accept the three inquiry reports after considering Rai's submission while concluding that the charges serious enough to merit compulsory retirement

 

Published on 5th January 2020
Jumi Deka, Dr Kalyan Raidongia and Kundan Saha, Department of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati

Aqua efficiency: IIT Guwahati researchers develop improved ways to generate electricity in households 

The researchers of IIT Guwahati employed the nanoscale phenomenon called 'electrokinetic streaming potential' to harvest energy from flowing water and stagnant water on a small-scale

Published on 30th December 2019
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Assam students to go to villages across state to sensitise people about perils of NRC

The All Assam Students' Union (AASU) has been working to sensitise people but the students have only been able to reach urban or suburban areas. Now, it is time to take it to the grassroots

Published on 17th December 2019
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Citizenship Act: Spiralling violence in WB; curfew relaxed in parts of Assam, Meghalaya

At Howrah, protestors rampaged outside the stations, blocked roads and set fire to shops.Trains between Guwahati and the rest of the country were disrupted in a rail blockade called by the AJYCP

Published on 15th December 2019
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Student protestors in Guwahati hit with tear gas, police lathis during a massive march against CAB

Students in large numbers were seen proceeding towards the Secretariat from all directions. They broke a barricade on GS Road, following which the police resorted to lathi-charge

Published on 11th December 2019
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#CAB2019: Why students across the country are coming together to oppose the Citizenship Amendment Bill  

Many student bodies also issued statements against the Bill prior to its passing but many came out to the roads today, to show their disapproval of the Bill.  

Published on 10th December 2019
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IIT Guwahati's 'whistleblower' prof asked to refund 'extra' salary, official email ID access cut off too

Rai is worried that many students would have given his email ID to potential employers or guides as a reference or for recommendation could be several impacted by this move

 

Published on 4th December 2019
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Assam students slam CM Sonowal's 'meek surrender' over citizenship bill

Around 200 AASU volunteers gheraoed the CM’s private residence for some time until they were dispersed by the police and security personnel who also ensured his safe passage to the helipad

Published on 3rd December 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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