Sunday, December 3, 2023

Topic: Ashoka University

Students demand caste census, anti-discrimination cell in Ashoka University

Ashoka University students initiate a campaign to persuade the administration to  conduct a comprehensive caste census of students and employees. The demand is presented as a first step to understand the composition and diverse needs of the campus population.

Ashoka University ‘breached academic norms’: Gilles Verniers ‘forced to leave’ Trivedi Centre for Political Data, says board

The scientific board of the Trivedi Centre for Political Data at Ashoka University has announced that it will be dissolving itself, while expressing concern that they were not adequately informed or consulted regarding crucial decisions made concerning the Centre.

Ashoka University row: Three departments to boycott classes until faculty reinstated

Following the resignation of assistant professor Sabyasachi Das, who wrote a paper on electoral manipulation in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the departments of...

Ashoka University’s disavowal of faculty’s research on election manipulation draws flak

Ashoka University is under fire for dissociating itself from a faculty member’s research paper, which claimed electoral manipulation in favour of the ruling Bharatiya...

150 global academics express solidarity with Professor Mehta

More than 150 renowned academics from the world's best known universities have written an open letter to the trustees, administrators, and faculty of Ashoka University, Sonepat, expressing solidarity with Professor Pratap Bhanu Mehta who recently quit the university citing Founders' insecurities over Mehta's criticism of the government.

Ashoka University teachers, students demand release of Umar Khalid

The students, faculty, alumni, and staff of Ashoka University, strongly condemned the recent arrest of United Against Hate activist and former JNU student leader Umar Khalid made under the draconian UAPA and said in a statement that the arrest was based on false accusations. fake news and a conspiracy to clamp down upon dissent.