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IIT-B students go on indefinite hunger strike against fee hike

Over 150 students join the strike as the latest fee hike comes a year after undergraduate tuition fees more than doubled across the IITs

Published on 4th July 2017
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My name is Gandhi. If it'd been Ahmed, I wouldn't have been here: How Varun Gandhi slayed nepotism and his Gandhi tag 

Varun Gandhi, who spoke at GLIM in Chennai, condemned TN's MLAs for taking a hike while their farmers were protesting in Delhi

Published on 21st September 2017
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Imagination is the future, says Dr R Karthikeyan of Indian Society for Training and Development 

Dr R Karthikeyan from the Indian Society for Training and Development gives us his predictions of how the scope of careers in this sector will expand with time

Published on 17th February 2018
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Education 2.0: Parents pay the price as private schools hike fees arbitrarily in Chennai

While some parents allege that the Goods and Services Tax has led to the surge in fees, schools dismiss this claim and called the hike a ‘routine’ one

Published on 6th April 2018
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BITS Pilani students protest against fee hike, try to reason with management

Students at the forefront of the protest against fee hike at BITS tell us about their struggle and what they expect from the management

Published on 8th May 2018
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After Jadavpur sit-in, students of Presidency University in Kolkata protest over hike in counselling fee

The students of Presidency University in Kolkata have been on a sit-in over the hike of counselling fee from Rs 100 to Rs 500

Published on 13th July 2018
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#HikeResearchFellowship: Why it doesn't pay to be a research scholar in India

India's much-touted youth are great when it comes to IT, engineering and so much more. But our researchers are still under-funded and face a societal stigma that runs deep. This is why

Published on 7th November 2018
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After Jamia students, Pinjra Tod call for protest march against 75% hostel fee hike, administration hurriedly rolls it back

The Institution earlier introduced a 75 per cent hike in the hostel fees for its female students but is believed to have agreed to reduce the amount 

Published on 14th November 2018
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From poetry to flooding PMO with postcards, how IISc scholars are protesting for a stipend hike

The IISc scholars and students are set to launch a protest at the campus on December 21, demanding a hike in the research stipend  

Published on 19th December 2018
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Arrested and harassed by cops, researchers to continue protests inside campuses across India

The protests will continue in campuses including IITs, AIMS, CBMR Lucknow, IISERs and all CSIR labs from 1.30 pm on January 17

Published on 17th January 2019
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Research Stipend Row: Harsh Vardhan evasive on how high the hike will be, blames Finance Department for delay

The Minister of Science and Technology at the same time refused to say if there will be an 80 pc hike in the stipend — while speaking at an event at IIT Madras 

Published on 25th January 2019
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Sad masks, candlelight march mark tenth day of protests by researchers at IIT Delhi

With the recent doubling of tuition fees at IIT Delhi, PhD research students are finding it increasingly hard to cope with academic expenditures amongst the stagnation of scholarship hikes

Published on 25th January 2019
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Research fellowship hike likely to be announced in the next two days: Vijayaraghavan 

The protesting researchers met K Vijayaraghavan on Monday at IIT Delhi, where he was delivering the foundation day lecture. He assured them that the hike will be announced in the next two days

Published on 28th January 2019
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Researchers whose discoveries have been celebrated much are also protesting for a hike. Here's why ‚Äč

We talk to three research scholars who have brought laurels to the country and have made breakthrough discoveries in their fields of study, who are also protesting for the hike in their fellowship

Published on 30th January 2019
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We need a culture of research, financial support won't do: Biz guru Vijay Govindarajan on #HikeResearchFellowship

Dr Vijay Govindarajan is the Coxe Distinguished Professor at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business. We spoke to him about reverse innovation, #HikeResearchFellowship and more

Published on 30th January 2019

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