TATA INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Bihar: 2 interns working with an associate of Gates Foundation thrashed, jailed for 'sexual assault' June 28, 2014

    Patna: Two young graduates of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, working with an associate of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation have been charged with sexual assault while conducting a survey at a hospital in Bihar. The families of the accused allege they are being framed. The two conducted...
  • Mumbai: TISS organises students' film festival December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The School of Media and Cultural Studies (SMCS), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai is organising the 5th Cut.In Student Film Festival on Dec 15 and 16. Students from across India, including the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad; L V Prasad Film and TV Academy, Chennai; Jamia Millia...
  • Ratan Tata's audacious philanthropic retirement plans August 21, 2012

    One does not attain freedom from the bondage of Karma by merely abstaining from work. No one attains perfection merely by giving up work Because no one can remain actionless even for a moment. Everyone is driven to action, helplessly indeed, by the Gunas of nature The deluded ones, who restrain their organs of action but mentally...
  • Media projecting a wrong image of Assam: Gogoi July 17, 2012

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday lambasted a section of the national television media for allegedly trying to paint a "negative picture" of the greater Assamese society in the wake of molestation of a girl in the city on July nine. "I am unhappy and angry and this is...
  • Mumbai blasts: TISS report slams Maha govt July 28, 2011

    Mumbai: Investigations are still on into the July 13 serial blasts which rocked India's business hub Mumbai but more important than that is the posttraumatic care for the victims at this point. However, a report by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) reveals that the government agencies...
  • Students boycott convocation attended by Jairam May 11, 2011

    Mumbai: A group of around 20 students on Wednesday boycotted the convocation ceremony at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), as a mark of protest against the proposed Jaitapur nuclear plant in coastal Konkan and POSCO steel project in Orissa. Union Environment minister Jairam Ramesh was the chief guest at...
  • Mumbai gang rape case: all 6 accused acquitted October 7, 2010

    A Mumbai court on Wednesday acquitted all the 6 accused in the rape of an American student at the reputed Tata Institute of Social Sciences. ...
  • TISS rape case: all six accused acquitted October 6, 2010

    Mumbai: All six persons arrested for allegedly raping a 23yearold American student of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) last year were acquitted on Wednesday by a court here due to lack of evidence. The Sewri Sessions Court, while acquitting the accused, observed that the evidence of the victim is not...
  • 2 more arrested for raping American student April 17, 2009

    Mumbai: Two students of city colleges have been arrested for allegedly raping an American woman, who is a student of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Trombay in northeast Mumbai. The students of Sydenham and HR College are the latest arrests in the case. Police claim three persons were...