PROFESSORS

  • Watch: Woman professor beaten, dragged by the hair by male colleagues March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: In a shocking video, a woman professor is seen being brutally assaulted by her male colleagues. The incident dates back to 2014, took place in a private educational institute in Delhi. In the video, the professor is seen getting into a verbal argument with her colleagues who were...
  • German envoy rebukes professor for spurning Indian student over 'rape problem' March 11, 2015

    Berlin: Germany's ambassador to India has rebuked a German university professor for what he said was the rejection of an internship application from a male Indian student on grounds of India's "rape problem". The December 2012 rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman student on a bus prompted outraged protests across...
  • German professor apologises for her rape remark against India, says 'I am not a racist' March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: A German professor apologised after an outcry over her rejection of an Indian student's internship application because of 'India's rape problem'. "I am not a racist. I currently have two male Indian students in my lab and accepted four in my Masters course last fall. This was a misunderstanding." The...
  • Slide in global oil prices great for India: Economic Professor at Harvard University January 22, 2015

    Economic Professor at Harvard University said that investors at the World Economic Forum were buzzing with the names of only 2 countries US and India. ...
  • Oscar Isaac to be the villain in 'X-Men: Apocalypse' November 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: Oscar Isaac has been confirmed as the titular villain in Bryan Singer's 'X-Men: Apocalypse'. The movie is the latest X-Men installment and Bryan Singer is returning to the director's chair. The actor is best known for his roles in the Coen brothers' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' and for 'Drive'. He is...
  • Andhra varsity professor J Appa Rao arrested for suspected Maoist links November 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: An associate professor of Andhra University has been arrested for suspected links with the Maoists, Andhra Pradesh Police said on Thursday. His family has, however, complained that he was kidnapped from his home. Police in Visakhapatnam arrested J Appa Rao on receiving information that he has links with the Maoists....
  • DU's postgraduate English students protest against 3 teachers, want them removed September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Several postgraduate students of Delhi University have written to the university complaining about three English professors. According to the students, the three newlyappointed teachers for English postgraduate studies at the Department of English have been extremely dissatisfactory in their classroom lectures. The students allege that the three teachers Anju...
  • AMU professor suspended for using objectionable language against VC on Facebook July 23, 2014

    An associate professor of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) was on Wednesday suspended by the vice chancellor for allegedly using objectionable language against him on social networking site Facebook. "There is a prima facie case of gross misconduct against Dr Syed Ali Nadeem Rezavi, Associate Professor in the Department of History at...
  • Suspended DU professor GN Saibaba's family will not be evicted: DU July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University (DU) on Saturday assured a court here that family members of its suspended professor G N Saibaba, arrested for his alleged Maoist links, will not be evicted from their residence provided by DU. "He (DU's counsel) is assuring orally that he will inform the authorities about the...
  • It's a black day in the history of DU: Dr Anil Jha June 28, 2014

    The Delhi University Academic Council on Saturday ratified the rollback of its Fouryear Undergraduate Programme, going back to the threeyear course. ProFYUP professors and members of the Academic Council, who attended the meet, protested outside the Vice Chancellor's office accusing him of damaging Delhi University's autonomy. "There was no discussion...
  • Pakistan afflicted with blowback effects of nurturing terrorism: Professor TV Paul June 13, 2014

    After the Karachi attack, Pakistan grapples with the issue of whether to continue talks with the Taliban, Professor TV Paul weighs in on the bigger picture, and what he calls the country's "geostrategic curse". ...
  • Suspended police inspector declared absconder in woman professor's suicide case June 11, 2014

    A local court has declared a suspended police inspector, charged with abetting suicide of a woman professor, as an absconder. Judicial Magistrate First Class APS Chouhan's court issued the order on Tuesday declaring the suspended inspector, Upmanyu Saxena, as an absconder after police informed that he could not be traced despite...
  • Washington: Indian scientist inducted into elite group of professors June 9, 2014

    Washington: An eminent IndianAmerican space scientist has been inducted into an elite group of professors by the University of North Dakota for his contribution in the field of space research. Dr Santhosh K Seelan of the Department of Space Studies at the University of North Dakota (UND) was inducted recently into...
  • DU professor arrested on charges of working for banned Naxal organisation May 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University professor G Saibaba was arrested by the antiNaxal squad of Maharashtra Police on charges of working covertly for banned Naxal organisations. The move sparked protests against the arrest of the differentlyabled professor of the prestigious varsity. The driver of the professor recounts the arrest. Deepak said, "They...
  • India is facing huge cancer crisis: Experts April 13, 2014

    London: India is facing a cancer crisis, with smoking, belated diagnosis and unequal access to treatment causing large-scale problems, experts said. Every year in India, around one million new cancer cases are diagnosed and around 600,000 to 700,000 people die from cancer in India, with this death toll projected to...
  • Manipur: BJP to field two professors in upcoming LS polls March 6, 2014

    Gangmumei Kamei and R K Ranjan, former professors of Manipur University, will be the BJP candidates in the coming Lok Sabha elections in the state, party sources said on Thursday. While Ranjan will contest from inner Manipur constituency (Valley districts), Kamei will be the candidate in the outer Manipur constituency (Hill...
  • The inventions of Professor Shonku: It's time someone invented the coffee pill February 15, 2014

    Among all the characters scripted by author and director Satyajit Ray, none is as loved as elderly scientist Professor Shonku. The Bengali science fiction hero, whose real name is Trilokeshwar Shonku, is an inventor by profession. Professor Shonku is a resident of Giridih, has a maleservant named Prahllad and a cat...
  • The CJ Show Teaser February 1, 2014

    Coming up on the Citizen Journalist show: A victim of racial abuse turns CJ to narrate his ordeal, Mumbai University professor who took classes on street following his termination shares his experiences and a CJ impact story. Watch the show on Saturday at 9:30 PM. ...
  • Governor asks Mumbai University VC to resolve Prof Hatekar issue at the earliest January 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor today asked Mumbai University Vice Chancellor to resolve the issue arising due to suspension of economics Professor Neeraj Hatekar at the earliest, in an "amicable manner". Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar was asked to follow due procedure and resolve the issue in the larger interest of students and the...
  • Delhi Univ Professor again questioned over alleged links with Maoists January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Professor G Saibaba, an English professor with the Delhi University, is once again being questioned by the Maharashtra police. According to reports he is being questioned about his alleged links with the banned Maoists. This is not the first time he has been questione for his alleged links...
  • AAP students wing protests against Mumbai Univ professor's suspension January 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Aam Aadmi Party students wing on Thursday held protest outside the Maharashtra Raj Bhavan to protest the suspension of Mumbai University professor Neeraj Hatekar. The AAP protestors were detained up by police and prohibitory orders under Section 144 have been imposed in the area. Professor Hatekar was suspended by Mumbai...
  • Heartened by the support: Suspended Mumbai University Professor January 8, 2014

    Mumbai University Professor Neeraj Hatekar was suspended for speaking out against alleged irregularities. There have been protests at the Mumbai University campus. The Aam Aadmi Party in Mumbai too has reportedly joined the demonstration that is being held by students at Mumbai University's Kalina campus. ...
  • Protests in Mumbai University over professor's suspension, AAP joins in January 8, 2014

    Mumbai: There have been protests at the Mumbai University campus after Professor Neeraj Hatekar was suspended for speaking out against alleged irregularities. The Aam Aadmi Party in Mumbai too has reportedly joined the demonstration that is being held by students at Mumbai University's Kalina campus. Professor Hatekar was suspended by Mumbai...
  • Court raps activist for her children's PIL against Bharat Ratna to Rao December 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Activist Nutan Thakur got a rap from the court after it dismissed a PIL filed by her children challenging the Bharat Ratna awarded to Professor CNR Rao. The court reprimanded her daughter, a law student, saying it was evident it was drafted with the help of Nutan, who...
  • Top US Congressman condemns attack on Sikh professor in New York September 26, 2013

    A top US Congressman on condemned the attack on a Sikh professor in New York asserting that this kind of continued hate and violence against the community must end. "I am deeply troubled by the events that took place on Saturday near Central Park," Congressman Joe Crowley, Vice Chair of the...
  • News 360: 2 Indians among 69 people killed in Kenya mall attack September 23, 2013

    The terror attack in Nairobi is still on with ten hostages still being held as hostage. The 2 Indians among 69 people have died so far in the attack and the fear of an increase in the death toll persists. ...
  • 81yearold IIT professor gives up water to save Ganga river September 22, 2013

    Uttar Pradesh: Environmental engineer and former IIT professor GD Agarwal, continuing his fast unto death to save the Ganga river for the 102nd day on Sunday, has now given up water too, a close aide said. Agarwal, 81, has been on fast in the Matr Sadan Ashram of Haridwar in Uttarakhand....
  • House of disabled DU professor raided for 'storing stolen property' September 13, 2013

    A joint team of Maharashtra and Delhi police on Thursday raided the house of a disabled DU professor for allegedly using the residence to store stolen property, police said. The residence of Delhi University English professor G N Saibaba, teaching at Ram Lal Anand College, was raided by a team of...
  • Woman professor robbed near MP Home Minister's residence September 10, 2013

    Two motorcycle-borne riders robbed a woman professor of Rs 1.25 lakh near Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Uma Shankar Gupta's residence, police said in Bhopal on Tuesday. Professor Anita Jain, Head of the Chemistry Department of Vidyapeeth Institute, who resides in Professor Colony, had gone to TT Nagar in order to withdraw...
  • Indian American professor receives top US environmental award August 18, 2013

    An Indian American professor of biological and agricultural engineering has been recognised by a top US environmental and water resources institute for his pioneering work in hydrology. Vijay P Singh, professor and Caroline amp;amp; William N Lehrer distinguished chair in the department of biological and agricultural engineering at Texas Aamp;amp;M...