Ahead of the election for the post of Speaker, SLC, we speak to the previous two and the current Speakers of SLC to take
Reported by Naomi Karyamsetty and Ramcharanreddy The Student Legislative Council, the student government body of IIT Madras, met for the first time this semester
With the Elections for Hostel Councils and the posts vacant in SLC coming up this August the 24th, we take you through the official
By Surya Suresh This is the first article in our Manifesto Review series, where we review the tenures of IITM’s Executive Council for the
By Varun Sridhar There are two objectives for this piece: To inform our readers why T5E has been absent since mid July, and to
“Following these events, Manish, despite having already received a warning, began to assault Arjun Jayakumar, a Pampa legislator and APSC member. Swaminathan, another APSC member, tried to defend Arjun but by picking up a standing fan and attempting to assault Manish with it. The SGS and a few other SLC members broke up the fight. The Speaker requested that decorum be maintained and both Swaminathan and Manish were removed from the hall.”
36 years ago a group of students aimed to make the campus an ideal democracy, with rules of its own, like a country within
The SLC meets on a regular basis (fortnightly) to discuss different agendas. These agendas can be anything; from reduction in attendance, to doing something about
We asked the Speaker and the Executive Wing members three questions: to describe their job in one sentence, the best part, and the worst part of their respective jobs. Here is what they had to say.
The new structure envisioned by the amendments however is radically different from the existing setup – for starters, BCs and hostel Gen-Secs will en bloc be not included in the new SAC and the institute secretaries will remain non-voting members, with an additional ‘executive veto’ power. The new SAC will instead comprise of 50 odd elected ‘legislators’.