IITK: Home no more?

A great turmoil has been felt in the washerman community residing in the campus since the last week. The Estate Office, IIT Kanpur drafted an order that mandated the vacating of the Dhobi Ghat by…

Mass food poisoning in Hall 12

On the night of 4th February (Sunday), around forty students from Hall 12 seeked medical assistance in the institute health centre (HC) complaining of stomach ache and vomiting. The physician on duty, Dr. Devendra Kumar…

A Brief Timeline of the Security Issue on…

On 31st August, a postgraduate student at IIT Kanpur told the Students’ Senate about her horrific experience with the Institute security. She alleged being threatened and verbally abused by Mr. Sandeep Shivare, the Security Officer…

Why were the VH staff fired?

A silent solidarity march was taken out at 5:30 PM on 24th August 2017 in campus to protest against the dismissal of 72 workers (out of strength of 74) of the Visitors’ Hostel (VH). We…

50th Convocation in Five Charts

A fresh batch of students bid farewell to IIT Kanpur as the 50th Convocation of IIT Kanpur was held in two sessions on 15th and 16th June, 2017. A total of 1544 students graduated, with…

Laptop Thieves Caught !

The campus community was recently shocked by the most audacious theft racket in the recent past. The sheer number of thefts, mostly of laptops, occurring in the campus within a span of about two months…

The Reincarnation of Women’s Cell

The Women's Cell of IIT Kanpur was constituted in accordance with the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal) Act, 2013 as stated on its website. The Cell's mandate includes sensitizing the…