Alifiya Khan


Pune: High-power committee, ICC look into complaints of sexual harassment at Symbiosis
Thu, Oct 11, 2018

What began as a case of students listing harassment by other students, later developed into stories of a 'toxic culture' on campus, a kind of behaviour that was normalised.

#MeToo movement: Students share stories of harassment, Symbiosis asks them to come forward
Wed, Oct 10, 2018

More than 10 students have shared their experiences directly or anonymously on social media, forcing the institute to take notice and send two open letters to students, appealing them to come forward, and promising to do better.

Of Art and Access
Sat, Oct 06, 2018

Artist Madhuri Bhaduri who is exhibiting her work at New York’s Affordable Art Fair feels art shouldn’t be judged on price tags

Vinod Tawde meets delegation of striking college professors
Mon, Oct 01, 2018

The Maharashtra Federation of University and College Teachers Organisation (MFUCTO) had started the strike on September 25, and hundreds of professors of degree colleges across the state responded.

Comedy requires more creativity than a thriller or a regular role: Shreyas Talpade
Sat, Sep 15, 2018

Shreyas Talpade on being stereotyped in comic roles and how Marathi cinema is on the rise.

Bharat Bandh: Buses attacked, many schools declare a holiday in Pune
Tue, Sep 11, 2018

Separately, a message was widely circulated on WhatsApp groups that a bus belonging to Sanskriti School, Undri campus, was attacked by miscreants. An image of a bus accompanied the message. However, trustee Praneet Mungali clarified that no such attack took place.

Reimagining Spaces
Sun, Sep 02, 2018

An exhibition rekindles the emotive values of old buildings and its tug and pull with development

Reinventing Language
Sat, Sep 01, 2018

“Films and theatre are both very different media. In theatre, you work with actors and try to achieve an image through actors’ bodies and voice. In films, you are making an image with your cameraman, production designer, sound recordist, and editor..." he says.

Pune: Fraudsters pose as customers, rob money from e-wallets of restaurateurs
Tue, Aug 21, 2018

Vidith Shetty, owner of Malgudi Tiffin at Kothrud, said one of the reasons why people get cheated was that fraudsters speak confidently.

Vishal Bhardwaj: Cinema is a reflection of the filmmaker’s inner being
Tue, Aug 21, 2018

Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj on conveying socio-political messages through films, his greed for adaptations and why movies have strong female characters today.

FYJC admissions: Four regular, one special round done, but almost 10,000 aspirants still don’t have seats
Sun, Aug 19, 2018

DyDE officials said the first-come-first-serve round is likely to take place on Thursday and an official announcement will be made next week.

Pune: Kerala organisations cancel Onam celebrations, focus on raising funds for flood-hit state
Sat, Aug 18, 2018

On August 20, all Kerala associations in the city are going to come together to decide on their further course of action, said M V Parmeshwaran, president of the Kairali Charitable Foundation.

Over 600 applications for 20 MBA seats at SPPU’s PUMBA, applications open till today
Sun, Aug 12, 2018

The Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA), which has 180 seats for its MBA course, is considered one of the top-ranked institutes among the 329 institutes in Maharashtra offering the course.

Maratha Bandh: As canteens and tiffin services shut shop, students suffer
Fri, Aug 10, 2018

Ankush Helode, an SYBA student at Garware College and a resident of Ambedkar Hostel on Ghole Road, said all the hostel residents were hit by the bandh, as private mess and tiffin services were shut.

Professors claim norms flouted for BoS appointments at Savitribai Phule Pune University
Tue, Aug 07, 2018

The complaint, a copy of which is with Pune Newsline, claims that a Zoology professor has been appointed as a member of the BoS for Political Science and Public Administration.

Pune: Over 40,000 students yet to confirm admissions in first year junior college
Sun, Aug 05, 2018

Last year, the CAP committee had put forward a suggestion for region-wise admissions, but it wasn’t approved. The committee has now suggested blocking out colleges where seats are full.

Pune school ‘stops RTE quota admissions’: parents want probe, action against officer
Fri, Aug 03, 2018

One of the parents said they have written to the education department demanding to know the current legal status of the school being run on the premises.

Why Maharashtra, owners want different things from draft Bill on coaching classes
Sun, Jul 22, 2018

Coaching classes can decide their own fees and there would be no cap but it has to be “reasonable” and conveyed to the relevant authority. Classes have to pay 1 per cent of the annual profit towards the education development fund.

Marathi cinema’s Subodh Bhave — Acting his Part
Sun, Jul 22, 2018

Subodh Bhave on being titled as a biopic king, his hunger for roles and why Marathi cinema is the current darling of the country

Savitribai Phule Pune University to offer foreign students fee cut from next academic year
Thu, Jul 19, 2018

Students from foreign countries, Persons of Indian Origins (POIs) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs) are likely to pay three times the regular fee instead of five