After a four year long legal battle with college authorities for his re-instatement, Prof TJ Joseph, whose right hand was chopped off by fundamentalists in 2010, rejoined service at the church-run Newman college in Idukki this morning, three days before his retirement.
Degree of M.Phil or PhD will no
longer be sufficient to secure a job in academic field in
colleges as the Delhi High Court has upheld the UGC policy
of making it mandatory for an aspiring lecturer to qualify NET.
K Balakrishna Pilla on Friday justified Thodupuzha Newman College Management decision to dismiss the lecturer P J Joseph who prepared a question paper with references hurting the sentiments of Muslim community.
The Special Investigation team
probing the brutal attack on a college lecturer here on July
4, on Friday arrested one more activist belonging to the radical
outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) in connection with the