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As protests rage outside, Chauhan takes charge at FTII

The students of the prestigious institution were on a strike opposing Chauhan's appointment since June 12 last year and called it off on October 28 and returned to the classes.

Students wrongly assume selected candidates as inefficient, says veteran actor Om Puri

At Idea Exchange, actor Om Puri, an FTII alumnus, didn’t mince words while speaking on the current row, Indian politics, money in parallel cinema and porn ban.


12 FTII students booked for confining director apply for bail

The students were released on bail by a magisterial court, and 12 others who had approached the court, had managed to secure an anticipatory bail

FTII students willing to call off hunger strike if govt responds

For more than two weeks, students have started a relay hunger strike, with Shekhar having fasted for almost 17 days.

15 days of hunger strike: students still waiting for ministry’s response

Centre insists on resumption of academic activities; students firm on continuing strike.

100 days of FTII strike: Weary and broke, students wary of going to Delhi again for talks

Want I&B minister to visit campus for first-hand understanding of their problem.


FTII strike completes 100 days today; pan-India events planned

Although the strike has found support from ex-students and a section of film fraternity, it is yet to achieve its objective.

FTII row: Govt open to talks without preconditions

The ministry’s letter refers to a communication from the students on the issues for discussion in response to a request for “an immediate dialogue” from FTII director Prashant Pathrabe on September 1.

FTII students should give six months to Gajendra Chauhan: Om Puri

The actor feels the government is being adamant and the students should not waste their precious time in strike and focus on studies.

Declare it institute of national importance: Parents of FTII students write to PM Narendra Modi

They said the ongoing crisis has left them worried about their children’s physical, emotional and mental well-being.