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IIT Madras closes gate without notice for 'security reason', students claim they won't even be able to order food

The next semester is due to start in 15 days and research scholars have paid up to Rs 60,000 to get rooms closer to the gate just because it is more accessible than the others in the 2.5 km² campus

Published on 25th December 2019
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After IIT M Dean tells students to debate CAA indoors, they hit back by mailing him excerpts from the constitution

The Dean's email was sent on December 19, after the students of IIT Madras staged a protest against CAA and NRC

Published on 21st December 2019
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How this IIT-M incubated start-up has used robots, AI to revamp India's underwater inspection trade 

We talk to Tanuj Jhunjhunwala, CEO, Planys Technologies, whose underwater robotic inspection solutions are really making a mark in the industry — with applications in ports, dams, bridges and more

Published on 18th 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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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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Kanimozhi slams IIT Madras in Parliament for 'protecting' professors named in Fathima's suicide case

The politician pointed out that there had been 72 registered cases of caste discrimination in IITs  and lambasted the TN Police as well as the government for not taking any quick action

Published on 18th November 2019
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APSC faculty advisor steps down, Fathima's father says screenshot with his name is fake  

In their statement, the APSC said that after they came to know about the professor's name surfacing with regard to the suicide, he had stepped down with immediate effect  

Published on 17th November 2019
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Fathima had written lots which we haven't released yet: IIT Madras student's sister on how she got the evidence  

Ayesha Latheef, Fathima's twin sister was the one to find the student's phone — the screenshots of which have been going viral over the last few days — but how did she get it off the phone?

Published on 15th November 2019
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Social media trolling is demoralising everyone: IIT Madras responds to #JusticeForFathima storm

Speaking up in the face of mounting pressure from netizens and the general public, the institute said that they were hopeful that the police investigation would yield some answers

Published on 15th November 2019
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IITM students issue statement, demand Rohith Act, SC/ST/OBC cell on campus  

The students made six demands in their statement to the administration, the first of which was a request to the IITM authorities and the Tamil Nadu police to conduct a fair investigation 

 

Published on 15th November 2019
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Here's how IITMs's Data Science Course will provide a major boost to tackle shortage of data scientists in India 

A study found that while 1/3rd of top 400 Indian companies lacked state-of-the-art data analysis tools and personnel. Over 364,000 new jobs expected to be created in the field by 2020, in India

Published on 21st October 2019
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Innovations will fuel India to become a $5 trillion economy: Modi

Speaking at the 56th Convocation function of IITM, Modi said the foundation of the 21st century rests on three pillars - innovation, team work and technology

Published on 30th September 2019
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Here's your golden chance to contribute to NaMo's IIT-M speech! 

The PM, who will be in Chennai for the education behemoth's convocation ceremony, urged people, especially IITians and IIT alumni to share their ideas for his speech

Published on 29th September 2019
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Why IIT Madras cancelled a lecture on a 'ground-breaking' Physics theory by a former IPS officer

IIT Madras had announced a lecture by former IPS officer B Prasada Rao on September 19, which it cancelled after alumni and students protested to the abstract

Published on 27th September 2019
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Post IoE tag, IIT Madras to now focus on getting more foreign faculty and students on board

Presently, there are over 100 foreign students on the IITM campus but authorities have plans to increase the figure significantly by next year

Published on 10th September 2019

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