India  /  Published 09.02.20

From IIT, a call to back protesters

Under a cloudy night sky, K.S. Venkatesh, a professor of electrical engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, exhorted students and fellow faculty members to salute their fraternity e...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.01.20

Speak out: IIT faculty

Sections of the IIT Kanpur faculty have backed students’ right to “fearlessly express” their opinions amid a probe by the institute into claims that students protesting against the new citizensh...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.01.19

XLRI student collapses, dies on campus

A 26-year-old XLRI student died under yet unexplained circumstances on the premier B-school’s CH Area campus in Bistupur on Friday.A surveillance camera footage shows Shashwat Dixit leaving his host...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.18

Kolkata Gate test after bridge collapse

The recent collapse of three bridges has triggered a series of tests on New Town’s Kolkata Gate to check its strength and structural rigidity. The 55m-high steel and glass structure overarching the ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.02.20

Abductor’s child in cop care

A police officer involved in the weekend rescue of nearly two dozen children taken hostage in an Uttar Pradesh village said on Monday he would take “all responsibilities” of the one-year-old girl ...
By PTI in Lucknow


India  /  Published 05.07.19

Auto driver beaten up, locked over 'Jai Shri Ram' chant

An auto-rickshaw driver in Kanpur has alleged he was beaten up and locked inside a public toilet by three people for refusing to chant “Jai Shri Ram” on Wednesday night.Mohammad Atib, allegedly hi...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Kanpur: Congress' Jaiswal trails BJP's Pachauri by 48,000 votes

As of 1:30 pm, according to updates from the Election Commission of India, Sriprakash Jaiswal of the Congress was trailing the BJP's Satyadev Pachauri in Kanpur by over 48,000 votes.Kanpur has se...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.20

Not about Faiz

A temporary faculty member of one of the IITs might have done near-permanent damage to the ethos of the august institution. Dr Vashimant Sharma reportedly lodged a complaint along with 16 others after...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 21.04.19

Train from Howrah derails near Kanpur, 40 injured

Over 40 passengers suffered injuries when 12 bogies of the Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derailed near Kanpur around 1am on Saturday. Four of the derailed coaches had overturned, North Central Railw...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 15.09.19

IIT go-ahead for demotion over caste bias

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, has decided to initiate the process of demoting by rank a professor, who has since joined IIT Dhanbad as director, in connection with a case of caste-based ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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