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Sathe, a Fergusson College alumnus, started his political career in 1992 through National Students Union of India (NSUI)(HT PHOTO)

Prithviraj Sathe is Congress national secretary

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 04:41 PM IST
Sathe, who studied in Pune, has also been given charge of Assam
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The court acquitted Savarkar in the Gandhi murder trial. But he did inspire those who think the assassins were right(HT Photo)
The court acquitted Savarkar in the Gandhi murder trial. But he did inspire those who think the assassins were right(HT Photo)

Gandhi and Savarkar’s Bharat Ratna

PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2019 04:34 PM IST
There is a Savarkar who deserves it. There is a Savarkar on whom it will sit deeply troubled
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SB Mujumdar during the senate talk show held at the Senate building in Erandawane on Thursday.(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)
SB Mujumdar during the senate talk show held at the Senate building in Erandawane on Thursday.(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)

Innovation in the mind, compassion in the heart and passion in the belly can help create great enterprises: SB Mujumdar

By Anjali Shetty | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2019 04:27 PM IST
Chancellor of Symbiosis International Deemed University, Prof SB Mujumdar, as he is known, was a professor of Botany at Fergusson College, when he took the first steps to create Symbiosis in 1971
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Members of Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana sit outside Sakhar Sankul as they wait for their demands to be fulfilled in Pune(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)
Members of Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana sit outside Sakhar Sankul as they wait for their demands to be fulfilled in Pune(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)

Sugarcane farmers across state protest for pending dues in Pune

By Shrinivas Deshpande | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 05:01 PM IST
The protest march started from Alka Chowk and via Fergusson College road it culminated at sugar commissionerate
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A man driving the bike without helmet in Kothrud.(HT/PHOTO)
A man driving the bike without helmet in Kothrud.(HT/PHOTO)

Patit Pavan Sanghatana conducts poll, 2,838 punekars say no to helmets

By Prachi Bari | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2019 04:53 PM IST
According to their poll, 2,838 people rejected the idea of helmet rule while 1,071 people agreed to wear helmets and 98 were undecided
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Sai Paranjape (second from left) was presented with the Fergusson Gaurav award by S F Patil (second from right), executive director, international affairs, research and training, Bharati Vidyapeeth deemed university, at the Navalmal Firodia Law College on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Sai Paranjape (second from left) was presented with the Fergusson Gaurav award by S F Patil (second from right), executive director, international affairs, research and training, Bharati Vidyapeeth deemed university, at the Navalmal Firodia Law College on Sunday.(HT Photo)

Indian education system lacks quality, says SF Patil at Fergusson abhiman awards ceremony in Pune

By Prachi Bari | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 03:06 PM IST
The Fergussonians through this event felicitate fellow Fergussonians, whose achievements are out-of-the-ordinary in their respective fields.
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Students of winter school learning about the four metre radio telescope at National Centre for Radio Astrophysics.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Students of winter school learning about the four metre radio telescope at National Centre for Radio Astrophysics.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Campus connect: Radio astronomy winter school at Pune gives experimental learning experience to 30 students

By Prachi Bari | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2018 04:29 PM IST
Radio astronomy winter school is a joint initiative of NCRA-TIFR and IUCAA
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Samiha Dabholkar has recently taken up a project with Asian Football Conference in Singapore.(HT PHOTO)
Samiha Dabholkar has recently taken up a project with Asian Football Conference in Singapore.(HT PHOTO)

Alumni connect: ILS helped in shaping my formative years, says Samiha Dabholkar

By Prachi Bari | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2018 02:41 PM IST
The lawyer turned sports management consultant talks about her journey so far and her plans for the future
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We are trying to strengthen the industry academic bond, says Ravindrasinh G Pardeshi.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)
We are trying to strengthen the industry academic bond, says Ravindrasinh G Pardeshi.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)

Principal speak: We have a student-centric approach, says Ravindrasinh G Pardeshi of Pune’s Fergusson College

By Prachi.Bari | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 03:58 PM IST
He says students who are on research are supported with financial aid.
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Satyajit Hange graduated with an Economics degree from Fergusson College in 2002 and went on to do MBA in Marketing from Pumba - Department of Management Sciences, University of Pune(HT PHOTO)
Satyajit Hange graduated with an Economics degree from Fergusson College in 2002 and went on to do MBA in Marketing from Pumba - Department of Management Sciences, University of Pune(HT PHOTO)

Alumni connect: Summer internships honed my skills, says Satyajit Hange of Two Brothers Organic Farms

By Ananya Barua | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 05:00 PM IST
Hange’s venture has won global recognition for spreading the awareness to opt for organic food.
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(From left to right) Sarika Aakhade, Deepak Chatap, Kalyani Mangave and Mrudgandha Dixit, members of the ‘WeToo’ committee, explain their objectives on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
(From left to right) Sarika Aakhade, Deepak Chatap, Kalyani Mangave and Mrudgandha Dixit, members of the ‘WeToo’ committee, explain their objectives on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)

Girls in Pune take note: #WeToo committee here to extend help

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 03:05 PM IST
Female students can contact members of the committee on 7038443776 and seek redressal
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NCC cadets explaining the charts on the surgical strikes at an exhibition at Fergusson college on Saturday.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)
NCC cadets explaining the charts on the surgical strikes at an exhibition at Fergusson college on Saturday.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)

Pune colleges relive ‘surgical’ victory

By Prachi Bari | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2018 02:53 PM IST
Display charts, videos, talks by experts, army personnels were part of Surgical strike day events
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Heavy rain at Deccan led to flooding and the situation was magnified by overflowing drains and a broken storm water pipe on Wednesday. Various locations across the city flooded as a result of rains on Sunday, leading to stagnant traffic and a murky mess.(HT PHOTO)
Heavy rain at Deccan led to flooding and the situation was magnified by overflowing drains and a broken storm water pipe on Wednesday. Various locations across the city flooded as a result of rains on Sunday, leading to stagnant traffic and a murky mess.(HT PHOTO)

Monsoon audit: Choked drains forecast floods as Pune remains unprepared to welcome showers

By Nadeem Inamdar | Hindustan Times, Pune, Pune
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 03:37 PM IST
Only 50 per cent of the storm water drains in the city are finished, highlighting the PMC’s lack of preparedness to tackle the rain
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Students at the admission counter at SP College in Pune on Thursday.(Rahul Raut/HT)
Students at the admission counter at SP College in Pune on Thursday.(Rahul Raut/HT)

Pune students gear up for fierce competition as college cut-offs likely to rise

By Ananya Barua | Hindustan Times, Pune, Pune
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2018 02:43 PM IST
With last year’s cut-offs in top colleges of Pune touching 90 per cent in the first merit list, students fear a fierce competition this year.
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Milind Date is a flutist and music composer who plays the bansuri.(HT Photo)
Milind Date is a flutist and music composer who plays the bansuri.(HT Photo)

Alumni Connect: Magician who made music from wind

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 03:10 PM IST
Milind Date studied under Ajit Soman and Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and is known for his exquisite blowing technique and musical styles.
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Amruta Kanetkar, an alumnus of Fergusson College and Ranade Institute, was one of the few Puneites who chose to have a career based on languages.(HT PHOTO)
Amruta Kanetkar, an alumnus of Fergusson College and Ranade Institute, was one of the few Puneites who chose to have a career based on languages.(HT PHOTO)

Alumni connect: Met the Pune woman who has a career steeped in her love for Japanese

By Prachi Bari | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 04:23 PM IST
My stay in Osaka, Japan, transformed my life and gave a jump start to my career and my dream, says Amruta Kanetkar, an alumnus of Fergusson College and Ranade Institute.  
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An Aasra volunteer teaches Mathematics to children at a slum near NIBM, Ishrat Baug.(HT PHOTO)
An Aasra volunteer teaches Mathematics to children at a slum near NIBM, Ishrat Baug.(HT PHOTO)

Pune students take the road less travelled and volunteer to give back to society

By Ananya Barua | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2018 04:09 PM IST
A number of students have decided to join organisations working with underprivileged communities, either voluntarily or as part of their curriculum.
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Exam season saw empty classrooms open up as study rooms for students at FC College on Wednesday(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)
Exam season saw empty classrooms open up as study rooms for students at FC College on Wednesday(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)

Colleges open up their gates as students group up to study for upcoming exams

By Ananya Barua | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 03:48 PM IST
With the pressure rising, most students believe that group study is the best way to prepare for the exams while keeping the pressure at bay.
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Shyam (Samuel) Konnur, founder and festival director, of the second edition of Out and Loud Pune International Queer Film Festival(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)
Shyam (Samuel) Konnur, founder and festival director, of the second edition of Out and Loud Pune International Queer Film Festival(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)

Aim to have inclusive, people-oriented festivals, say Shyam

By Prachi Bari | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 05:21 PM IST
Mist is a collective, a support group who do not like to go to an NGO for support. We held small events and celebrated festivities. We did a free hugs event on Fergusson College and received quite a good response and also earned volunteers. From here, there was this idea of holding a film festival.
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All-India Rankings 2017 released by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) had CoEP ranked 24, but this year it has slipped down to the 45th position.(HT Photo)
All-India Rankings 2017 released by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) had CoEP ranked 24, but this year it has slipped down to the 45th position.(HT Photo)

Why Pune’s engineering colleges losing ground in national education rankings 2018

By Ananya Barua | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 04:58 PM IST
All-India Rankings 2017 released by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF): CoEP ranked 24, but this year it has slipped down to the 45th position; Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Engineering, from rank 66 to 83; AIT, from rank 77 to rank 88. Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT), Pune , ranked 94 last year has been left out of the list this year, while Defence Institute of Advanced Technology is on the list at the 63rd rank 
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Sujat Ambedkar in Pune on Wednesday. He is currently serving his notice-period at a city-based tabloid he joined some four months ago.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Sujat Ambedkar in Pune on Wednesday. He is currently serving his notice-period at a city-based tabloid he joined some four months ago.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

“I am privileged and do not need reservation,” says Ambedkar’s great grandson, Sujat

By Yogesh Joshi | Hindustan Times, Pune, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2018 04:07 PM IST
The 23-year-old wants to follow in his father’s footstep and join politics. He also plans to launch a website to highlight day-to-day issues being faced by marginalised communities.
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