Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Topic: IIT

Another IIT Delhi student dies by suicide; Casteism, inequality, institutional harassment continues to claim lives

On 16 February, the Indian Institutes of Technology-Delhi community mourned the loss of Varad Sanjay Nerkar, marking the third student suicide incident within the institute recently.

“Not suicides, but institutional murders”: IIT Delhi students following Dalit student’s death

Students at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-D) organized a candlelight vigil outside the main gate of the campus in South Delhi on Thursday demanding concrete measures in the alleged suicide case of a 20-year-old B.Tech student Ayush Ashna

Tribal student dies by suicide in IIT Delhi, student groups call it “caste violence”

A final year student from tribal community, Ayush Ashna (20), died by suicide in Indian Institutes of Technology Delhi on 8 July 8.

IIT-Kharagpur student Faizan Ahmed’s body exhumed on Calcutta HC orders

Following the Calcutta High Court's order, Faizan Ahmed, a third-year student of Mechanical Engineering at IIT-Kharagpur, who was found dead in a hostel room of the premier institute, had his body exhumed from a cemetery in Assam on Tuesday. The purpose of the second autopsy is to uncover the "truth behind the death," seven months after the incident took place.

Near 20,000 SC, ST, OBC students dropped out of central varsities, IITs, IIMs in 5 years: Data

Near 20,000 students who belong to the Other Backward Classes (OBCs), Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) have terminated their studies in various courses offered by central universities, IITs, and IIMs between 2018 and 2023, according to the Ministry of Education.

Tracing Sharjeel Imam from IIT to Tihar

Sharjeel Imam, a well known and recognised name, forebearer of anti-CAA/NRC protest is more than just a political name, he often escapes many gazes for his political aura. It is necessary to remark that he is a terrific scholar of critical attributes who led a movement against CAA/NRC that marked its footprint on the walls of history.