Indian Statistical Institute Isi
India  /  Published 29.03.19

EC ‘count delay’ counter to paper trail plea

The Election Commission told the Supreme Court on Friday that the current practice of matching the votes reflected in a voting machine with a paper audit trail at only one polling station per Assembly...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.20

ISI human chain against JNU attack

Students and teachers of Indian Statistical Institute formed a human chain and sang Jana Gana Mana on Wednesday afternoon to protest Sunday’s attack on students and teachers of Jawaharlal Nehru Univ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.19

ISI to automate exam check

The Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is devising a system using artificial intelligence and technology based on machine learning that will automate evaluation of students’ answer scripts.Students ...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.04.19

EC misled court on EVM, says Sibal

The Opposition parties have over the last few years consistently expressed fears of the manipulation of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and petitioned both the Election Commission and the Supreme Co...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.01.20

Fighting ‘the musty odour of 1000 years’

You know you live in interesting times when a Nobel laureate who spent his formative years in Germany speaks in Calcutta just four days before the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz about...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.19

Dhankhar to be at JU meet

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, the Jadavpur University chancellor, has sought to be part of the meeting that will finally approve the names of DLitt and DSc recipients at this year’s convocation, due on...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.19

A day without parallel on ISI campus

Hundreds of students and teachers of the Indian Statistical Institute walked through neighborhoods near the campus on Monday to protest the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Cit...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 09.04.20

J.B.S. Haldane: Iconoclast, adventurer and a man of science

Haldane had a special relationship with India. At sixty-four, he preferred to leave England and settle down in India, a fact that is difficult to believe as sixty-four yearsis rarely perceived to be a...
By Kaushik Bhattacharya

Calcutta  /  Published 26.04.20

North Calcutta Kitchen for footpath toilers

A group of students from Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Calcutta, Presidency University and Calcutta University are using their money to feed footpath dwellers of College Street.The students have...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.05.19

The problem with VVPAT tally plan: Experts explain

The plan to tally paper slips with the votes registered on 20,625 of the 10.35 lakh electronic machines deployed nationwide cannot guarantee the integrity of the electoral process against targeted tam...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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