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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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#HimToo: Academia has mixed reaction to Raya Sarkar's list of naming and shaming sexual harassers

It has had its share of criticism and it's share of appreciation but what do the students and teachers who belong to the system think about this list.

Published on 26th October 2017
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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
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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
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#TakeAKnee: Did you know that some of the words that we use today had a different meaning when they originated?

Dr Albert P' Rayan, Professor of English at KCG College of Engineering, looks back into the history of words and phrases

Published on 10th October 2017
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#VirtualGandhiMarch: This UNESCO campaign is trying to make India's students kinder and more Gandhian

Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi’s historic Dandi March, the virtual march started on the UN International Youth Day, August 12, 2019

Published on 30th August 2019
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'A Giant of a Person': the scientific community mourns the loss of Professor U R Rao

Scientists who worked with him share memories of the Professor who passed away on Monday

Published on 24th July 2017
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'Islamophobic' JNU professor now asks Mufti to hand over 40 Kashmiris for public execution ​

The professor has been previously accused of making Islamaphobic statements against students in JNU

Published on 19th February 2019
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'Sexist' Jadavpur University prof Kanak Sarkar barred from taking classes; students push for dismissal

Kanak Sarkar, professor of International Relations at JU recently got into trouble for posting a Facebook status where he stooped down to likening a virgin woman to a 'sealed bottle'

Published on 17th January 2019
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'This resembles a detergent brand': Why IISc students are unhappy over the new logo

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) unveiled its new logo on Tuesday, 67 years after the first logo/seal was hand-drawn

Published on 21st August 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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'Your SRFTI is a sexual harassment zoo': Chilling note from Kolkata Film Institute student before she attempted suicide

According to a note she wrote before attempting suicide, this is Kunjila's second attempt and she accuses the Institute of not taking action against her sexual harassers and hushing it up

Published on 5th July 2017
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‘Knowledge is now global,’ says NTU President

NTU President Bertil Andersson spoke at the Special Convocation held at SRM University recently

Published on 27th February 2017
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  Only in India we want more PhDs: Javadekar  

During the question-answer session at the Rajya Sabha, Union HRD Minister made this statement in the light of number of seats being slashed in JNU

Published on 23rd March 2017
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"We are going to read what we read, no matter what," says poet Rebecca Vedavathy

Commenting on the police's absurd line of questioning with regards to the arrests made in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon case, the poet says they will continue reading what they read 

Published on 8th September 2018

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