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St Stephen’s withdraws invite to Mamata Banerjee, TMC blames BJP and RSS

St Stephen's College has withdrawn an invite extended to Mamata Banerjee to attend an event and interact with the students of the famed institute.

Jul 29, 2018, 12:32 PM IST

Student killed by speeding lorry, father injured

 One six-year-old child was killed and his father seriously injured when they were hit by a speeding lorry when they were trying to cross the road on way to school in central Kolkata this morning, police said.

Jul 04, 2016, 12:58 PM IST

Scholar did not pursue her research properly: Stephen's prof to DCW

 The St Stephen's professor, accused of molesting a research scholar pursuing PhD under him, on Wednesday told the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) that the complaint against him was a fallout of his objection to the girl's poor performance during the research.

Aug 19, 2015, 20:59 PM IST

St Stephen's molestation row: Valson Thampu meets UGC officials, says had a great time

 Against the backdrop St Stephen's molestation row, the college's principal Valson Thampu today met senior UGC officials and hailed their "support" for the institute.

Jul 30, 2015, 23:17 PM IST

St Stephen's alumni, women groups condemn vandalism complaint by Thampu

 In wake of another controversy at St Stephen's college over a complaint of vandalism filed by the principal Valson Thampu against the student who took him to court in an e-zine row, a group of college alumni and women right activists condemned the act and questioned DU's silence.

Jul 17, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

St Stephen's molestation case: Principal says it wasn't for him to approach cops

Amid allegations of attempts to hush up a molestation row in St Stephen's College, its principal Valson Thampu on Saturday said it was not for him but the victim to go to police.

Jul 04, 2015, 19:54 PM IST

No one gangs up against Principal without reason: HC on Thampu

Everyone would not gang up against a college principal without any reason, the Delhi High Court observed on Friday while referring to St Stephen's Principal Valson Thampu who has been facing accusations from his staff, teachers and students.

Jul 03, 2015, 19:51 PM IST

Sexual harassment row: Calls grow for resignation of St Stephen's principal Thampu

Ashish Joshi, the media coordinator of the Association of Old Stephanians, on Friday said that principal Valson Thampu should be immediately sacked following the complaint that he attempted to shield college's bursar Satish Kumar, who has been accused of sexual harassment by a research scholar.

Jul 03, 2015, 12:33 PM IST

St Stephen's molestation case: Complainant submits recordings

 A St Stephen's research scholar, who was allegedly molested by a college professor, on Thursday claimed that she has submitted to police a set of recordings made by her during her meetings with the accused and principal Valson Thampu.

Jul 03, 2015, 00:28 AM IST

Delhi University releases first cut-off list

The Delhi University on Wednesday announced its first cut-off list for the 2015 academic session with SRCC keeping its cut off for Economics at 98.25 percent.

Jun 25, 2015, 14:58 PM IST

St Stephen's announces hike in tuition, hostel fees

 Studying at Delhi University's prestigious St Stephen's college will now be costlier with the administration announcing an increase in the tuition as well as hostel fee.

Jun 04, 2015, 19:41 PM IST

DUTA chief cries foul as DU raises complaints with Stephen's

The president of the DU teachers' body and senior St Stephen's faculty member, Nandita Narain, is caught in a row with the varsity writing to her college over complaints against her from some colleges even as she termed the matter a "conspiracy" planned by the DU VC and her college's principal.

May 19, 2015, 20:03 PM IST

Row more about curbing of freedom of speech: Stephen's student

Following a court order staying his suspension, the student editor of a banned e-zine of the prestigious St Stephen's college said the entire row was more about curbing of freedom of speech.

Apr 18, 2015, 00:59 AM IST

Stay on St Stephen's student editor's suspension hailed

Scores of St Stephen's students and alumni on Friday hailed a court order staying suspension of the student editor of a banned e-zine.

Apr 18, 2015, 00:02 AM IST

St Stephen's principal requests US-based researcher to rethink rejection of teaching offer

St Stephen's Principal Valson Thampu on Monday dismissed allegations of 'conflict of interest' in the appointment of a US-based researcher, who has turned down the post following a controversy, and said he has requested him to reconsider the decision.

Apr 13, 2015, 22:23 PM IST