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FTII dropped as Pune film fest venue over ‘student protests’ called off last week

January 09, 2020 8:48 am

A protest over entrance exam fee hike was withdrawn by students last week after some of their demands were met by the administration.

Hey politicians, leave those kids alone

June 25, 2017 9:41 am

A few days ago BJP led government, which may or may not win award for promoting free speech, reviewed through Niti Ayog and rime Minister’s Office, as many as 114 autonomous institutes as part of first phase of the planned review of 679 institutions.

As FTTI strike enters 2nd month, chorus against Gajendra Chauhan's appointment grows louder

July 12, 2015 7:41 pm

With the students of FTTI unrelenting in their demand for revoking the appointment of Chauhan, Congress demanded a clarification from I&B Minister Arun Jaitley on the chairman's credentials to hold the post.

FTII row: After Pallavi Joshi, Jahnu Barua offers his resignation to I&B Ministry

July 06, 2015 8:29 pm

Barua said, “As someone who has studied at FTII and has shared a good association with the institute, I decided to write to the ministry and have shown my reservation in being a member of the FTII Society.”

FTII row: Pallavi Joshi leaves the society in support of students, says future of film industry under threat

July 06, 2015 7:47 pm

Joshi said that her decision came in support of the students who have been on strike for 25 days, in protest of BJP leader Chauhan's appointment.

8 alumni among winners, FTII retains its National Award niche

March 26, 2015 5:25 am

The National Award, says Narain, has become a “beautiful yearly national ritual”.

In last 20 years, only 3 full-time woman faculty members at FTII

February 21, 2014 5:54 am

Not a single full-time woman teacher at present; institute blames it on fewer job applications.

Frame To Frame

February 06, 2014 10:32 pm

Adman-turned-filmmaker Vinil Mathew on his fixation with emotions and his debut feature.

1-year freeze on admissions to six PG diploma courses at FTII

February 06, 2014 12:34 pm

‘Move aimed at bringing academic session of institute in sync with that at other institutions’

Two’s Company

January 24, 2014 12:35 am

FTII alumnus Pranjal Dua’s diploma film Chidiya Udh is the only Indian entry at the 36th edition of Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival.