Tata Institute of Social Sciences
11 Jul 2020
Celina Jaitly distances herself from Kashish Queer Film Festival
Merely days ago, the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival announced that its head of marketing, Pallav Patankar had allegedly resigned from the post.
18 Mar 2020
After 'Kaamyaab', SRK to produce movie on Muzaffarpur shelter case
Even as he remains missing from the silver screen, Shah Rukh Khan continues to bring forward socially relevant stories through his production house.
11 Feb 2020
Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Owner Brajesh Thakur gets life imprisonment
On Tuesday, Brajesh Thakur, the owner of the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home where minors were raped, was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court.
27 Jan 2020
Detained before CAA-protest in Hyderabad, Chandrashekhar Azad sent to Delhi
Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who has emerged as one of the loudest critics of the Citizenship Amendment Act, was sent to Delhi this morning from Hyderabad, where he was detained last evening before a planned peaceful protest.
20 Jan 2020
Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Owner Brajesh Thakur, 18 others, convicted
Brajesh Thakur, who ran a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur where minor girls were raped and assaulted, was held guilty by a Delhi court today.
08 Jan 2020
#BigTwist: CBI says no girl was killed in Muzaffarpur shelter-home
Nearly two years ago, the gut-wrenching horror meted to girls staying at a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur sent shockwaves across the nation.
16 Dec 2019
IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence
After violence broke out at Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on Sunday, student-led protests spread to other parts of the country.
05 May 2019
Muzaffarpur shelter-home case: 11 missing girls may have been murdered
In a major development which is sure to make the Muzaffarpur shelter-home case bleaker, CBI told Supreme Court on Friday that 11 girls who had gone missing from the premises might have been killed.
18 Apr 2019
This man makes free videos for helping students crack competitive-exams
38-year-old Dinesh Miglani from Rohtak, Haryana, has over 4 lakh subscribers on his YouTube channel.
31 Mar 2019
Bihar: Muzaffarpur case accused spotted at Giriraj Singh's rally
Union Minister Giriraj Singh and NDA's candidate from Begusarai shared the stage with Manju Verma, a former Bihar minister and accused in Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, on Saturday.
08 Feb 2019
Muzaffarpur sex scandal: Lalu flays Nitish Kumar over SC order
RJD national president Lalu Prasad has flayed his arch-rival and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over Supreme Court's order to transfer Muzaffarpur sex scandal to a POCSO court in Delhi.
27 Jan 2019
Expert panel recommends increasing Institutions of Eminence to 30
The Empowered Expert Committee (EEC) set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for selecting Institutions of Eminence (IoE) has put in a recommendation to increase the number of IoEs from the current 20 to 30.
07 Jan 2019
#MuzaffarpurHorror: Girls forced to have sex, dance to vulgar songs
Months after the abuse meted on girls living inside a government-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur, Bihar came to light, disturbing details have emerged.
17 Dec 2018
TISS Hyderabad students begin indefinite hunger strike: Here's why
After around a month of protests, students of the Hyderabad off-campus of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) began an indefinite hunger strike on Monday morning.
13 Dec 2018
Mumbai: TISS student commits suicide, professor booked for abetment
On Tuesday, a professor of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was booked for abetment to suicide, after a 24-year-old MBA student of the institute took his own life by jumping off a 14-storey building in Powai.
29 Nov 2018
Maratha quota Bill, ATR to be tabled in Maharashtra Legislature
The much-awaited draft Bill, which provides for reservation to the Maratha community will be tabled in the Maharashtra Legislature today.
28 Nov 2018
SC transfers 16 Bihar shelter home abuse cases to CBI
The Supreme Court today directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to take over the probe into allegations of physical and sexual abuse of inmates at 16 shelter homes in Bihar.
28 Oct 2018
#MeToo: Former TISS student accuses graduate adviser of sexual harassment
On Saturday, a former student of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) accused her graduate adviser of sexually harassing her while she was pursuing her M.A. in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (now called M.A. in Human Resource Management and Labour Relations) from 2004-2006.
26 Oct 2018
Polio-affected JNU professor writes book on promoting Disability Studies
A Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) professor, who was affected by polio when he was three, has written a book critically examining the progress made in promoting teaching and research on Disability Studies.
25 Oct 2018
#MuzaffarpurShelterCase: SC calls details 'horrifying', wants Thakur out of Bihar
The Supreme Court on Thursday said the details highlighted in CBI's status report on the Muzaffarpur shelter home case were horrifying and scary.
11 Oct 2018
Muzaffarpur home sex scandal: Prime accused shifted to Bhagalpur jail
Brajesh Thakur, prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal, was today shifted to Special Central Jail in Bhagalpur from the Shaheed Khudiram Bose Jail, Muzaffarpur, a prison official said.
04 Oct 2018
#MuzaffarpurHorror: Skeleton found by CBI believed to be of victim
In the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, the probe team found skeletons from a cremation ground in Sikandarpur, and it is believed to be of one of the victims.
03 Oct 2018
Muzaffarpur shelter home: Probe team finds five skeletons in Sikandarpur
A CBI team investigating the rape and murder of girls in a shelter home in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, found 5 skeletons on Wednesday from a cremation site in Sikandarpur.
28 Sep 2018
After 377 struck down, ex-TISS student alleges he was raped
A former student of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai, has filed a complaint with the institute's internal complaints committee, alleging that he was raped by a visiting speaker.
20 Sep 2018
Muzaffarpur shelter home horror: SC ends ban on media reporting
The Supreme Court on Thursday ended a ban on media reporting in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case, but asked the media to not sensationalize sexual harassment cases.
02 Sep 2018
#ElgaarParishad: Chargesheet to be delayed against activists arrested in June
The Pune police, on Saturday, sought 90-days time to file chargesheet against the five activists, arrested on June 6, in connection to the Bhima Koregaon violence.
12 Aug 2018
Muzaffarpur sex-abuse: Cops recover influential people's numbers from accused
Police have recovered a list of 40 mobile phone numbers from Brajesh Thakur, the main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter homes abuse case, which includes those of some "powerful" people, including a minister.
08 Aug 2018
Muzaffarpur: Minister resigns amid reports of husband's ties with Brajesh
Manju Verma, Bihar's Social Welfare Department (SWD) Minister has resigned after allegations of her husband Chandeshwar Verma's involvement in the horrendous Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case.
06 Aug 2018
Slamming 'protesters', Nitish says they don't care about girls' safety
Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar launched a scathing attack on the Opposition and said those who protested at Jantar Mantar didn't care about girls' safety and that they should look at themselves first.
05 Aug 2018
Too much focus on one negative-incident: Nitish Kumar on shelter-homes
An under-pressure Bihar CM Nitish Kumar decided to address the Muzaffarpur shelter homes case today, but ended up making some disappointing comments.
04 Aug 2018
Bihar Social-Welfare-Minister should be sacked for Muzaffarpur shelter-home-scandal: NCP's Anwar
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) National General Secretary and MP, Tariq Anwar, demanded that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar sack his Social Welfare Minister, Manju Verma, for the failure to prevent sexual exploitation at the state-funded shelter home at Muzaffarpur.
02 Aug 2018
Muzaffarpur shelter-home: SC bars media from publishing minors' visuals
The SC has taken suo motu cognizance of the Muzaffapur shelter home sex abuse case. Among its first directions were instructions to media not to publish visuals of the minor victims, even in blurred or morphed form.
29 Jul 2018
Bihar shelter-home: Girls cut hands with glass to escape rape
The Muzaffarpur shelter home sex abuse racket gets more horrifying by the day. The toll of raped girls has now increased to 34.
23 Jul 2018
Bihar: 16 girls raped in shelter-home, police dig for buried-body
The Bihar police started excavation in a shelter home of Muzaffarpur after it was alleged that a minor was killed and buried there.
09 Jul 2018
Jio Institute named 'Institution of Eminence' with IITs, IISc. Seriously?
Two years after the Modi government announced that it would brand some top educational institutes as 'Institution(s) of Eminence', only six institutes have made the cut.
15 Jun 2018
NEET-aspirant kills himself in Kota, over 10 suicides this year
Kota, India's coaching capital, has claimed yet another life. Eighteen-year-old Karan Kumar Ghasi of Barmer hanged himself to death in his PG room today.
30 May 2018
Family of UP cop who 'shot himself' refutes suicide claims
After Uttar Pradesh police officer Rajesh Sahani allegedly shot himself with his service revolver in Lucknow Tuesday, his friends and family have demanded a CBI probe into his death, refuting claims that he committed suicide.
07 Apr 2018
TISS Mumbai to give India its first hostel for transgenders
In a first in India, Mumbai's Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is introducing a gender-neutral hostel space on campus for students from the upcoming academic year.
21 Mar 2018
62 higher-education institutions get autonomy: What does it mean?
In a first, the University Grants Commission (UGC) awarded full autonomy to as many as 62 institutions of higher education.
27 Feb 2018
TISS Hyderabad students start indefinite hunger strike: Here's why
Six students of the of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad have gone on an indefinite hunger strike in a bid to pressurize a negligent administration to address the issues regarding higher education of the marginalized.