Pointing out to a directive from the Centre, the Tamil Nadu government has transferred the probe into the death of IIT-Madras student Fathima Latheef to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The Madras high court had on Friday suggested that the probe ‘may be’ transferred to the central agency. Fathima Latheef from Kerala’s Kozhikode had committed suicide in her hostel room… Continue reading "TN govt transfers IIT student suicide case to CBI"
With the alleged suicide of a woman student of IIT-Madras named Fathima Lathief being given political and communal colour despite the student clearly naming three staff members, including an advisor of Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle, as reason behind her extreme step, the institute today came out with a statement. It said: “The students, faculty, staff, and residents of IIT Madras are… Continue reading "As student’s suicide snowballs into political row, IIT says ‘don’t spread rumours’"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Chennai today to attend the convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M). Like the last time, he has opted to fly in and out of the institute. The Prime Minister is expected to arrive at the city airport at 9.10 a.m. From the airport, he will take a helicopter to the IIT-M campus.… Continue reading "Modi in Chennai, gets suggestion for his speech at IIT-M"