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Jadavpur University students' union members reject V-C's call to end hunger strike until admission procedures reconsidered
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Jadavpur University students' union members reject V-C's call to end hunger strike until admission procedures reconsidered

Somashree Choudhury, the chairperson of AFSU, said the indefinite strike by the 20 students of the arts faculty would continue till the time the authorities of Jadavpur University consider their decision.

Jadavpur University students gherao executive committee members over scrapping of entrance test; VC rules out deployment of police
India

Jadavpur University students gherao executive committee members over scrapping of entrance test; VC rules out deployment of police

Jadavpur University on Wednesday announced that it would admit undergraduate students in English, Comparative Literature, Bengali, History, Political Science and Philosophy only on the basis of their board marks, reversing its last week's decision to hold entrance tests.

SRFTI stalemate ends as students call off strike, authorities revoke pupils' expulsion
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SRFTI stalemate ends as students call off strike, authorities revoke pupils' expulsion

The nearly two-week long stalemate at the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) came to an end on Tuesday as the agitating students withdrew their strike after the management issued a formal notice revoking the expulsion of 14 girl students.

SRFTI students' protests: Stir continues for second day after 14 girls expelled for objecting to segregated hostels
India

SRFTI students' protests: Stir continues for second day after 14 girls expelled for objecting to segregated hostels

Protests against the expulsion of 14 girl students from Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) continued for the second day on Wednesday with students "gheraoing" the institute director, even as she defended the new segregation policy.

BHU protests highlight pathetic state of women's security: Data shows 141% rise in sexual harassment cases nationwide
India

BHU protests highlight pathetic state of women's security: Data shows 141% rise in sexual harassment cases nationwide

Even as the police in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, filed charges of arson and other crimes against 1,200 Banaras Hindu University (BHU) students protesting a sexual assault by motorcycle-borne assailants, the state reported a 33 percent rise in sexual harassment cases from 2014 to 2015

IIT-Madras scholar assaulted: Students extend agitation, pen open letter after dean refuses to act
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IIT-Madras scholar assaulted: Students extend agitation, pen open letter after dean refuses to act

After one of the students who led the beef protest at IIT-Madras in Chennai was assaulted, allegedly by students from a right-wing group, the dean of the institute has refused to act, according to media reports.

Notre Dame students walk out of Mike Pence speech slamming political correctness on campuses
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Notre Dame students walk out of Mike Pence speech slamming political correctness on campuses

Dozens of students at Indiana's Notre Dame University protested White House policies on Sunday by walking out of a commencement speech by vice-president Mike Pence, who criticised political correctness at American colleges.

Panjab University protest: Students oppose fee hike, clash with police
India

Panjab University protest: Students oppose fee hike, clash with police

Tension prevailed on the Punjab University campus on Tuesday as students, protesting the fee hike for various courses, clashed with the police.

Ramjas College clash: AISA, ABVP workers protest over Umar Khalid's participation in Delhi college seminar
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Ramjas College clash: AISA, ABVP workers protest over Umar Khalid's participation in Delhi college seminar

AISA and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) workers broke into a violent clash in the north campus of Delhi University on Wednesday.

KIIT students protest attempted molestation of NIFT student on their campus
India

KIIT students protest attempted molestation of NIFT student on their campus

Students of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) protested against alleged attempt at molestation of a girl, by blocking the KIIT-Sikharchandi road, Odishatv reported

HCU's schism between quest for global excellence and political discords is a cat with many lives
India

HCU's schism between quest for global excellence and political discords is a cat with many lives

The protests has less then 10 percent of the students on campus joining in, while a large number of them support their fellow students, they want it to end

Hyderabad University V-C Appa Rao admits to plagiarism, students demand his resignation
India

Hyderabad University V-C Appa Rao admits to plagiarism, students demand his resignation

Appa Rao Podile, Vice-Chancellor of University of Hyderabad admitted on Tuesday to plagiarism in three research papers, which he had co-authored in 2007 and 2014

'Politicians backing JNU stir be stripped off elected status': Shiv Sena editorial demands imprisonment for supporters of row
Politics

'Politicians backing JNU stir be stripped off elected status': Shiv Sena editorial demands imprisonment for supporters of row

Taking an aggressive stand on the turmoil at JNU, Shiv Sena on Monday said all politicians who support the students' agitation should be stripped off their 'elected status' and those raising slogans against India put behind bars.

Hope FTII students won't spoil country's image at IFFI: Centre over reports of protest
India

Hope FTII students won't spoil country's image at IFFI: Centre over reports of protest

Amid reports of a likely protest by FTII students at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) venue in Panaji, the government on Monday said that they were hopeful that the students would not do anything that will hurt the country's image at a global platform.

Back to class: Students end 139-day FTII strike, but protests to continue
India

Back to class: Students end 139-day FTII strike, but protests to continue

FTII students who went on strike on 12 June against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as its chairman returned to their classes on Wednesday but said protests against the BJP member will go on.

Gajendra Chauhan yet to attend FTII office: RTI revelation
India

Gajendra Chauhan yet to attend FTII office: RTI revelation

Several months since his controversial appointment as the FTII chairman, BJP member and television personality Gajendra Chauhan is yet to visit his office, a RTI query revealed here on Monday.

College students suspended in Kerala for conducting 'beef fest' to protest Dadri lynching
India

College students suspended in Kerala for conducting 'beef fest' to protest Dadri lynching

Six students of a leading government-aided college in Thrissur have been suspended for allegedly conducting a 'beef festival' inside the campus to protest against the lynching of a man in Uttar Pradesh over rumours of eating beef.

FTII students claim support of US scholars a day before talks with I&B Ministry
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FTII students claim support of US scholars a day before talks with I&B Ministry

A day ahead of their talks with I&B Ministry over the impasse at FTII, agitating students on Monday said several leading academicians and professionals from Silicon Valley, visited by PM Narendra Modi during his current US tour, have expressed solidarity with them.

Lesson learnt! Now an FTII faculty member goes on fast seeking 'immediate resolution' of impasse
India

Lesson learnt! Now an FTII faculty member goes on fast seeking 'immediate resolution' of impasse

A contract faculty member of the FTII has begun a fast on the institute premises, seeking "immediate resolution" of the current impasse, even as the FTII students' strike for removal of TV actor and BJP member Gajendra Chauhan as FTII chairman entered its 87th day on Sunday.

FTII row: I&B team holds 'satisfactory discussions' with stakeholders, meets students
India

FTII row: I&B team holds 'satisfactory discussions' with stakeholders, meets students

A three-member information and broadcasting ministry team on Friday held talks with all stakeholders of Film and Television Institute of India, where students have been protesting for nearly three months against Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as the institute's chairman.