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Fathima Lathief

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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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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Fathima suicide: Two IIT Madras students call off fast after insti's promises to address harassment  

Two students belonging to ChintaBar, an independent student body on campus had started their hunger strike in support of an internal probe into Fathima's suicide  

 

Published on 19th November 2019
Kanimozhi Karunanidhi

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
IIT Madras

Two IIT Madras students go on hunger strike, demand internal probe into Fathima's suicide

The students also demanded that the administration cooperate with Fathima's family and the police and conduct proper investigation into the conduct of the faculty  

 

Published on 18th November 2019
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#JusticeForFathimaLatheef: CCB summons three professors mentioned in suicide note

The Kerala Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan has written to HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to initiate an immediate probe into the case

Published on 18th November 2019
Fathima Latheef

IIT suicide victim Fathima Latheef case transferred to CCB, city commissioner visits campus

Fathima, a first-year Masters was pursuing her five-year integrated MA programme in the Humanities and Development Studies department of the institute 

 

Published on 14th November 2019
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AISA to protest against IIT Madras student Fathima's suicide at MHRD

The students of IIT Madras also held a protest on campus to demand an investigation into the suicide of Fathima Latheef, the first-year Master's student who committed suicide a few days ago

Published on 16th 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
Fathima Latheef

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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#JusticeForFathima: Does IIT Madras really have an Islamophobia problem?  

One of the students on campus said on her FB page that the campus was a 'violent space that stinks of elitism, casteism, classism and Islamophobia — but is this the view of only a few?

Published on 14th November 2019
IIT Madras suicide

IIT Madras student's parents seek probe into suicide, allege mental harassment by faculty

Based on their earlier talks with Fathima the family informed that their daughter had mentioned that she was facing torture from the part of her teachers

Published on 12th November 2019
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IIT Madras' Defence Innovation Challenge to provide tech-based solutions for problems faced by the IAF

Shaastra is the annual technical festival of IIT Madras that is entirely student-run. It is the first in the country to get an ISO certification

Published on 8th November 2019

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