MS UNIVERSITY

  • MS university sexual assault case: Students demand ouster of professor September 4, 2013

    Vododara: Students of MS University held protest outside the campus demanding the ouster of a professor for alleged sexual harassment of girl students. The university has relieved in charge head of department of sculpture Akeel Ahmed from teaching after the allegations were levelled against him and has also formed a...
  • Gujarat: 5 MS University students held for ragging junior October 22, 2012

    Vadodara: Days after arresting a faculty member at MS University of Baroda in Gujarat for allegedly ragging a student on the campus, police on Monday held five senior students of Architecture Department in this connection. "Parth Patel, Nirmal Shah, Vivek Panchal, Kunal Patel and Nisha Panchal were apprehended for ragging First...
  • Ragging case: Gujarat university professor arrested October 20, 2012

    Vadodara: A faculty member at MS University of Baroda was on Saturday arrested for allegedly ragging, along with senior students of his department, a junior student on the campus, police said. "Professor Mayur Gupta of the Department of Architecture was apprehended on charges of ragging first year student Harshvardan Sutariya...
  • Sushmita Sen recounts Ms Universe moments May 15, 2010

    Sixteen years after winning the title, Sushmita Sen speaks of her experience as on organiser of the beauty pageant. ...
  • MS University stalls Rahul Gandhi's campus meet plans February 13, 2009

    Vadodara: The venue of students meeting to be addressed by Congress general secretary Rrahul Gandhi on Friday had to be changed at last moment after authorities of Maharaja Sayajirao University withdrew the permission to hold meeting in university campus here. President of city unit of Congress, Suresh Patel told PTI...
  • Art student sends notice to MS University June 13, 2008

    New Delhi: An art student of Vadodra's MS University, Chandramohan, has sent a legal notice to the University asking for the release of his withheld marksheet and degree certificate. In May last year, Chandramohan was in the firing line of VHP activists. He was accused of hurting the religious sentiments of...
  • Baroda students fear Modibanisation December 24, 2007

    Baroda: Political circles in Gujarat are in celebratory spirits after Modis victory. However, the BJP strongmans return to power has some students of Baroda's prestigious MS University worried. In May, a student Chandra Mohan was arrested after an internal exhibition of his paintings, soon after the Sangh parivar had...
  • Constraining creativity: Have the extremists won? December 1, 2007

    New Delhi: The past few years have seen several artistes being made targets for the wrath of fundamentalists If it was Taslima Nasreen on Friday, on Saturday it is Madhuri Dixit. The Bangladeshi author was forced to give in to extremist pressure and withdraw objectionable lines from her autobiography. This came in...
  • Ahmedabad: Baroda 'art controversy' dean attacked July 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Even as the issue of the attack by VHP on artistic freedom at Vadodara's MS University remains unresolved, it is the dean of the arts faculty of the university Shivaji K Panikkar who is facing the music. Pannikar, who was suspended for lending support to the student...
  • Baroda dean seeks justice from UGC May 29, 2007

    New Delhi: There is no relief though for the suspended dean of Baroda's MS University's fine arts faculty. Professor Shivaji Panikkar seems to be fighting a lonely battle now. Panikkar says, The Centre should be ready to support an institute like the fine arts otherwise it will be a death...
  • Art student freed but tussle is on May 14, 2007

    Ahmedabad: Art student Chandramohan has been released on bail, but the situation continues to be tense at Vadodara's MS University. The students are still at loggerheads with university authorities. Chandramohan is finally been released after six days in police custody. But protests continue in support of suspended dean Shivaji...