Views The death of Fathima Lathief: Why IIT Madras and its faculty cannot be absolved from guilt Updated : November 20, 2019 11:09 AM IST The department where Fathima had spent three months and a few more days since August 1, 2019, happened to be one of the oldest in IIT Madras. The teenager was a victim of the stupid and idiotic ideas that have guided the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in IIT Madras. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.