Articles by: Samarth Bansal

Vivekananda Samiti dissolved?

Vivekananda Samiti dissolved?

Vivekananda Samiti(VS) is one of the oldest clubs under the Students’ Gymkhana functioning for over 40 years, thus spreading the message of Swami Vivekananda among the campus residents. In 2010, […]

by · September 9, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Hall day skit leads to suspensions

Hall day skit leads to suspensions

In response to a complaint filed with the Women’s Cell, six students of Hall-2 have been found guilty[1] by the institute authorities. The complaint was filed by two girl students […]

by · September 5, 2015 · 44 comments ·
Girls to not participate in all GC Events; low weightage to Inferno for Veeras

Girls to not participate in all GC Events; low weightage to Inferno for Veeras

Related: 5 Pool Structure for GC: Girls to participate independently Written by Samarth Bansal

by · August 31, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Hall of Residence - 8

Owing to space crunch, Hall 8 turns Co-Ed

IIT Kanpur has been facing a space crunch for quite some time now. The demolition of Girls Hostel(GH)-2, led to a shortage of rooms for female students, even though GH Tower had […]

by · August 25, 2015 · 1 comment ·
The first student hostel at GCTI

Back in 1960, the first day of IIT Kanpur

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India, believed that ‘the world will ultimately be saved, if it is to be saved, by the method and approach of science.’ […]

by · August 9, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Things we learn from course registration data of IITK

Things we learn from course registration data of IITK

Every semester, the office of Dean of Academic Affairs(DOAA) releases statistical reports on course registration data. Here is what Vox Populi found after exploring this data. Total number of courses(excluding […]

by · August 1, 2015 · 0 comments ·
5 Pool Structure for GC: Girls to participate independently

5 Pool Structure for GC: Girls to participate independently

The Students’ Senate 2015-16, in its 3rd meeting on 28th July, ratified the 5 pool structure for General Championship(GC) – transitioning from the standard 4 pool structure. With the new […]

by · July 31, 2015 · 0 comments ·
From tolerance to acceptance: Homosexuality at IITK

From tolerance to acceptance: Homosexuality at IITK

This might be counter-intuitive for many, but there is a difference between tolerance and acceptance. Being tolerant means that you don’t agree with a particular thing, maybe you consider it […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 9 comments ·
Back to 1960s: Drama Days at IIT Kanpur

Back to 1960s: Drama Days at IIT Kanpur

The Cultural Council of IIT Kanpur provides plethora of opportunities for students to explore and pursue their hobbies. It is interesting to know that even in the 1960’s, when the […]

by · January 25, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Opportunities and Challenges of Building a World Class IIT from the Ground Up: The IIT Gandhinagar Story

Opportunities and Challenges of Building a World Class IIT from the Ground Up: The IIT Gandhinagar Story

Dr. Sudhir Jain was the first speaker in the latest lecture series initiated by IIT Kanpur, Making of a University, in which distinguished academicians are invited to share their vision […]

by · December 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·