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IIT-Kanpur expels 18 over ‘poor academic performance’

While nine postgraduate students were permanently terminated in a senate meeting held in December, nine undergraduate students were terminated in a senate meeting held Tuesday.

Robotic system can help paralysed patients regain hand movement

The team, which includes researchers from Indian Institute Technology (IIT) Kanpur, developed a brain-computer interface (BCI) that can 'read' a person's brain waves and convert them to computer signals.


'Caste-based' harassment at IIT-Kanpur: Allahabad HC stays proceedings in case against four professors

Sources in the institute said a general body meeting of the faculty forum was organised on campus Thursday, where its members again expressed anguish at the "lack of action" by the institute.

IIT-Kanpur caste harassment: Faculty forum passes resolution to divest deputy director of duties

A letter signed by faculty forum convener Veejendra K Yadav and sent to Karandikar, the meeting was attended by 130 faculty members who expressed their “deep anguish at the lack of action by the institute after a previous resolution on the same”.

IIT-Kanpur: Four professors booked for ‘harassing’ Dalit colleague

Three of the accused professors — Sanjay Mittal, Chandra Shekhar Upadhyay (of the aerospace department) and Ishan Sharma (mechanical department) — are presently serving at IIT-Kanpur while Dr Rajiv Shekhar was shifted to IIT-Dhanbad a few months ago. He is now the institute’s director.

Four IIT Kanpur professors booked under SC/ST Act for 'harassing' Dalit faculty member

Subrahmanyam Saderla, an assistant professor of the Aerospace Department, has accused four of his colleagues of making casteist comments.


Dalit colleague harassed: Allahabad High Court stays NCSC order against four IIT-Kanpur professors

The Allahabad High Court has given the respondent’s counsel two weeks to file a counter-affidavit, and the petitioners another two weeks to file another affidavit in response.

NCSC to IIT-Kanpur: Lodge complaint against professors for harassing Dalit colleague

The recommendation came on Friday after a three-member panel found Dalit faculty member Subrahmanyam Saderla’s allegations of harassment at the hands of Ishan Sharma, Sanjay Mittal, Rajeev Shekhar and Chandra Shekhar Upadhyay to be true.

IIT Kanpur students, professor penalised for flying drone in Corbett Tiger Reserve's restricted area

The case was disposed of with the Rs 40,000 fine when the forest officials found that the team was unaware that it had violated norms by operating the drone camera inside CTR’s restricted zone.

IIT-Kanpur website on Vedas, Shastras registers sudden surge in traffic

In October, last year, the faculty members found that the web page - Gita Supersite - had begun registering around 24,000 hits a day from the daily average of 500.