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Anupam Kher opens up about his role as new FTII chairman

Anupam said he enjoys every challenge equally.

Oct 12, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

FTII students write an open letter to new chairman Anupam Kher

Anupam will succeed the controversial Gajendra Chauhan, whose appointment in 2014 had triggered widespread student protests.

Oct 12, 2017, 14:02 PM IST

Post campus protests, FTII adopts tough measures, makes new students sign ‘decency’ affidavit

The Pune-based Film and Television Institute has adopted a slew of tough measures aimed at creating a peaceful environment for its students.

Jul 21, 2016, 07:18 AM IST

FTII students seek removal of Pahlaj Nihalani as censor chief

The FTII Students' Association on Tuesday sought resignation of the censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani.

Nov 17, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

Non-NET fellowship: FTII students support 'Occupy UGC' stir

Students protesting over UGC's move to scrap non-NET fellowships on Saturday got the backing of the students of Pune's FTII, who had earlier this week called off their stir against appointments to their governing council after 139 days.

Oct 31, 2015, 22:45 PM IST

Will try to win over students through my work, positivity: Chauhan

FTII chairman Gajendra Chauhan has welcomed the decision of the institute's students to call off their 139-day-old strike.

Oct 28, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

Agitating FTII students, Govt hold talks; deadlock continues

Agitating students of FTII held one more round of talks with the government but there were no indications of an immediate end to the four-month-old deadlock.

Oct 20, 2015, 05:52 AM IST

FTII row: Talks fail to break deadlock; next meeting on Oct 6

With FTII students sticking to their demand for removal of TV actor Gajendra Chauhan as the institute's chairman, a second round of talks here on Thursday between the striking students and I & B Ministry officials failed to break the deadlock but the two sides agreed to meet again in New Delhi on October 6.

Oct 01, 2015, 18:48 PM IST

FTII students, I&B officials to hold talks in Mumbai on Tuesday

In yet another attempt to break the 109-day-long deadlock at the FTII, I and B Ministry officials and students of the prestigious institute agitating for the removal of actor and BJP member Gajendra Chauhan as its Chairman will hold talks in Mumbai by Tuesday.

Sep 28, 2015, 21:30 PM IST

FTII students end hunger strike

Students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), who were on hunger strike demanding removal of Gajendra Chauhan from the post of chairman, ended it on Sunday shortly after receiving

Sep 27, 2015, 15:21 PM IST

Protesting FTII students detained in Delhi

The Delhi Police on Tuesday detained around 25 students who were on a hunger-strike outside the ministry of information and broadcasting (I&B) here to protest the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as FTII chairman.

Sep 15, 2015, 17:04 PM IST

FTII row: Second student on hunger strike falls ill, taken to hospital

One more FTII student, who was on hunger strike against Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as the Chairman of the prestigious institute, was on Saturday night admitted to a private hospital, taking the number of protesters hospitalised to two.

Sep 12, 2015, 23:05 PM IST

Fasting FTII student hospitalised

One of the three FTII students on indefinite hunger strike since Thursday last has been hospitalised after his blood sugar levels dropped.

Sep 12, 2015, 11:27 AM IST

Now, Farhan Akhtar, Subhash Ghai support FTII students

Renowned Bollywood filmmakers Farhan Akhtar and Subhash Ghai have supported the students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), saying their issues must be addressed.

Sep 12, 2015, 04:01 AM IST

Talks failed due to FTII students' hardline stand: Rajyavardhan Rathore

Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore on Thursday said that people negotiating with agitating FTII students have given up due to "extremely hardline" stand taken by students.

Sep 10, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

Vidya Balan supports FTII students, signs letter to President

Padma Shri awardee actress Vidya Balan and screenwriter Anjum Rajabali on Thursday threw their weight behind the protesting students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) by signing an appeal to President Pranab Mukherjee to intervene and resolve the issue.

Sep 10, 2015, 19:13 PM IST

Three FTII students go on indefinite hunger strike demanding Gajendra Chauhan's removal

Intensifying their agitation, three students of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) went on an indefinite hunger strike on Thursday to press their demand for the removal of Gajendra Chauhan as chairman of the prestigious institution.

Sep 10, 2015, 13:35 PM IST

Midnight crackdown in FTII a 'harbinger of days to come': Congress

The Congress party on Wednesday slammed the BJP-led NDA Government for the midnight crackdown on the FTII students, saying it was a harbinger of the days to come.

Aug 19, 2015, 13:05 PM IST

Kejriwal 'shocked' at FTII crackdown, asks students to run classes in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has expressed shock over the arrest of five FTII students in a midnight crackdown by Maharashtra Police.

Aug 19, 2015, 09:28 AM IST

In midnight crackdown, five agitating FTII students arrested

 In a midnight swoop, police arrested five students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) here, charging them with rioting and other offences in connection with the gherao of director Prashant Pathrabe.

Aug 19, 2015, 08:43 AM IST