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Police name 18 more FTII students in case filed by director

In all, 34 students, including six girls, now stand booked for ‘forcible confinement, harassment and torture’ of institute director last year

Govt fears FTII row may mar Goa film festival

The I&B ministry is perturbed by reports that the Film Federation of India may decide not to participate at IFFI.


FTII row: Officials holding talks lack mandate to take decisions, say students

In the last 10 days, I&B ministry representatives (comprising of secretary-level officials) have held three meetings with students.

FIRs against FTII students likely to stay

Of the three FIRs registered against students since June 10, one is for forcefully confining the director, Prashant Pathrabe, to his office for eight hours

FTII agitation: Venice Film Festival director urges Modi to engage with students ‘with open mind’

FTII students had written to several film personalities, heads of film schools and others linked to cinema, requesting them to support the agitation.

FTII row: I&B panel slams students, faculty; defends institute administration

The report accessed by an RTI activist Vijay Kumbhar here said, "the incidents leading to lodging of FIR by director and subsequent arrests are unfortunate.


FTII talks to continue in Delhi on October 6

During the talks, students held firm on their 'core demand' of dissolving the FTII society headed by Gajendra Chauhan.

FTII row: Three students go on indefinite hunger strike

The decision to thus step up the stir follows 91 days of sustained protest by the students that has seen all academic activity on the campus having come to a halt since June 12.

FTII row: Film fraternity urges President to intervene

The 190 signatories of the letter, all National award-winning filmmakers, actors and technicians, include names such as Mani Ratnam, Vidya Balan, Aparna Sen, Rajkummar Rao and Resul Pookutty.

FTII row: Gokhale kin joins issue with a ‘complaint’ to institute

The lawyer says though he has met the FTII students to understand their concerns, his complaint did not follow on a request or instigation of the students.