Sunday, October 25, 2020
Home India ICHR journal conflict: Member Secretary Gopinath Ravindran resigns

ICHR journal conflict: Member Secretary Gopinath Ravindran resigns

By NewsGram Staff Writer

The conflict within the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) has taken a new turn as member-secretary Gopinath Ravindran resigned from his post, earlier this week.

As reported by TOI, Ravindran and ICHR chairperson Y Sudershan Rao were at loggerheads. Ravindran had opposed the dismissal of the editorial and advisory board of Indian Historical Review, ICHR’s journal.

When his dissent was made part of the minutes of the meeting of ICHR’s council, Rao had stated that member-secretary is not a part of the council and therefore his views cannot be included in the minutes.

As a result of this conflict, even though the new editorial board of IHR had the office, the minutes were stuck.

Reportedly, Ravindran despite being the administrative head of ICHR, was not consulted and staff from the Bangalore office was transferred to the head office.

As per the report, Ravindran had more than one and half years left of his term.

STAY CONNECTED

19,120FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,778FollowersFollow

Most Popular

Stars and Planets Grow Up Together, says Study

In a unique study, astronomers have found compelling evidence that the planets begin forming while stars are still infants and they grow up together...

Diana Penty Talks About Digitalizing Fashion Shows

In a day and age where most things are digital and everything has moved online, one would imagine the same to be the case...

New AI Predicts Risks of Developing Acute Kidney Injury

A new artificial-intelligence-based tool can help clinicians predict which hospitalized patients face a high risk of developing acute kidney injury (AKI), say, researchers, including...

Artificial Limbs to Differently-Abled by Charitable Body

Narayan Seva Sansthan, which runs charitable hospitals in the country for the differently-abled, particularly polio-affected and those affected by birth, has launched a campaign...

Need for Continuing the Polio Immunization During Pandemic

As World Polio Day is observed around the globe amid the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, experts underlined the need for continuing the polio immunization...

Patients with NCD More Vulnerable to COVID in India

Researchers have revealed that the COVID-19 pandemic came as a double blow for people with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, cancer, respiratory problems,...

How to Check if Something is an Online Scam

While there’s no failsafe way to recognize a scam, it never hurts to be vigilant. You can protect yourself when you know what to...

Washing Hands Thoroughly is Far off the Basics

Medical authorities have made themselves clear: washing our hands thoroughly and frequently with soap, or using a hand sanitizer in absence of soap and...

Recent Comments