Madras University

  • Chennai: PIL seeking denial of permission to Modi event dismissed October 18, 2013

    Madras High Court, on Friday, dismissed a petition, seeking to cancel permission granted to a function at the Madras University campus, in which Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is to participate this evening. A Division Bench comprising Justices T Mathivanan and KBK Vasuki dismissed the PIL and said the Chennai Police...
  • Students protest over Modi's visit to Chennai October 18, 2013

    Chennai: Over hundred students on Friday staged a protest against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's visit to give a speech at the Madras University campus. Students belonging to Democratic Youth Federation of India, Students Federation of India, All India Democratic Women's Association and Revolutionary Students Youth Federation staged protests in various...
  • Jaya announces Rs 3 crore worth initiatives in education January 19, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Government on January 19 announced different initiatives in higher education sector, including setting up of Incumbation and Technology Transfer Centres in nine universities at a proposed expenditure of over Rs 3 crore. Each of the Centres, which would enhance the entrepreneurial skills of students besides helping them with...
  • Chennai: MU library celebrations draw flak September 22, 2012

    Chennai: The library of the University of Madras is now embroiled in yet another controversy with senior professors raising questions about the timing of the postcentenary celebrations slated for September 25. The fete takes place even as the library has remained headless for about four years with several big ticket...
  • Madras University to decide on sports quota July 25, 2012

    Chennai: The Syndicate of the University of Madras will soon decide on a proposal to provide a special provision for sports quota in its affiliated colleges, which has been a major demand from students for a while now. The seats under this quota will be over and above the current...
  • Man donated Rs 18.6 cr to his varsity before death September 25, 2010

    A scientist in the US, who committed suicide, left behind Rs 18.6 cr for his alma matar the Madras University. ...
  • PG courses to be named after rational leaders October 16, 2009

    Chennai: The 150 yearold Madras University proposed to start new PG courses named after rational leaders of the state, Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, DMK founder C N Annadurai and late E V R Periyar, founder of Dravidar Kazhagam and a doyen of the rational movement. "New MA programmes in Periyar Thought,...
  • Govt job distant dream for some Madras Univ students July 3, 2008

    Chennai: Dreams of thousands of students to get a government job after completing a distance learning course from the Madras University might be shattered. The staff selection commission says their degree isn't eligible. A letter sent by the commission says, For purpose of Employment in Central Government the degrees obtained...