The Scholars’ Avenue would like to place on record its heartfelt apologies for having breached codes of journalistic ethics in the article printed in our Oct 6th issue titled “Scandal hits AE department”. We wish to clarify that our source for the information in the article was information that appeared on the August 14th version of a Kharagpur local newspaper “Saaf Katha”, which was not verified to be authentic.
We have removed the article from the online edition of our newspaper. We assure all our readers and well-wishers that any future news carrying our name will be double-checked for authenticity to prevent the recurrence of such a transgression.
The Scholars’ Avenue
“Scandal Hits AE Dept.” – Rejoinder