Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as the chairman of FTII was met with opposition from students, who went on a strike.
The Pune-based FTII has suffered revenue loss of nearly Rs 12 crore on account of students not completing their courses on time, the CAG said
Thirty five FTII students were today listed in a chargesheet for allegedly gheraoing and illegally confining the institute's director Prashant Pathrabe last year
After nearly 100 days of agitation against Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as FTII chairman, possibility of resolution of the impasse today brightened with the protesting students saying they were ready for talks with the government without any preconditions.
FTII stalemate nears 100 days: Centre makes fresh offer to students for talks over Chauhan's appointment
As the impasse over actor and BJP member Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as FTII head nears 100 days, the Centre today made a fresh offer to the striking students for talks but without preconditions.
One more FTII student, who was on hunger strike against Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as the Chairman of the prestigious institute, was on Saturday night admitted to a private hospital, taking the number of protesters hospitalised to two.
The government on Friday refused to yield to the demand of agitating students of FTII-Pune for reconsidering the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as chief