Re-Monetization?

“Hide your white money for a black day”, this Arabic proverb perfectly explains the situation faced by the country on the eve of 8th November when PM Narendra Modi, in his address to the nation…

57th Institute Foundation Day

“When I came to Kanpur first to join as the Director of the Institute, almost everybody I met in Kanpur asked me if...I had wanted to commit professional suicide ...I did not at all worry…

Salivate the Wait: Upcoming Food Joints on Campus!

There is nothing as satisfying as having a thorough meal of tasty food. Luckily, our campus will soon be providing many more opportunities to do so! The CEMMC (Commercial Establishment Management and Monitoring Committee) has…

Mid Semester answer scripts on time from now

The Academic Senate recently decided that all instructors will be required to show the answer scripts of the Mid Semester examinations within 14 days of the end of the exams. Vox contacted Prof. Neeraj Mishra,…

Electricity Bills – Shocks and Aftershocks

Context: Owing to the fund cuts by the MHRD to IITs, it was decided that starting this semester students would be required to pay their electricity bills each month. The bills for the month of…

Sexual diversity in IIT Kanpur: A reality check

Last semester, Vox Populi rolled out the LGBTQ+ Campus Climate Survey to students of IIT Kanpur. We received an overwhelming response of more than 750 people of the campus. LGBTQ+ (short for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,…

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 wrong. But you can live…

Automation in IITK

Automation systems form an ubiquitous part of the modern world, embodying the essence of the IT revolution by eliminating the need of human labour and streamlining various processes. IIT Kanpur aspires to be a world…