Delhi University: News

11 Nov 2023


Delhi's air quality 'poor' despite rain, DU advances winter break

Delhi's air quality remained in the "poor" range despite some relief from rain on Friday, per the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

23 Oct 2023

Gopal Rai

Delhi: 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' replaces odd-even anti-pollution rule 

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Monday said the "Red Light On, Gaadi Off" initiative would be relaunched on Thursday, as the national capital's air quality index (AQI) has dropped to "very poor."

RSS's Krishna Gopal links curbs on women to 'Islamic invasions'

Senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Krishna Gopal on Sunday claimed that restrictions imposed on women in Indian society were due to "Islamic invasions," The Indian Express reported.

01 Aug 2023


DU UG admission 2023: 1st merit list to release today

Delhi University will release the first allocation list for undergraduate admissions on Tuesday (August 1).

30 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

No black dresses, compulsory attendance: DU guidelines before Modi's visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the chief guest for the closing ceremony of Delhi University's (DU) centenary celebrations on Friday.

16 Jun 2023

JEE Mains

DU's B.Tech admissions likely to begin in June: Report

Delhi University (DU) is introducing three new Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) courses this academic year, and their registration process will likely begin at the end of this month, Hindustan Times reported, quoting university officials.

05 Jun 2023


NIRF Rankings: IIT Madras tops again, IISc best among universities

The Minister of State for Education, Rajkumar Ranjan Singh on Monday unveiled the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings 2023.

01 Jun 2023

Delhi High Court

Career on hold: DU scholar debarred over controversial BBC documentary

Thirty-year-old Lokesh Chugh, one of the two students debarred from Delhi University (DU) over his alleged role in the screening of the controversial British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary on the 2002 Gujarat riots, said his career had been put on hold.

09 May 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Will send notice to Rahul Gandhi regarding 'unauthorized' visit: DU

Vikas Gupta, Registrar of Delhi University, on Tuesday said that a notice will be issued to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, warning him against "unauthorized" visits to the campus in the future, reported PTI.

06 May 2023


Manipur violence reaches Delhi University, police detain students

Manipur's violence has reached Delhi University's North Campus area, with a group of students from the Kuki tribe accusing a group of Meitis of an attack on Thursday night, reported ANI.

01 Apr 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Despite being fined by court, Kejriwal questions Modi's degree again

Even after being fined by the Gujarat High Court for seeking details of PM Narendra Modi's educational degrees, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is apparently not hesitant to bring it up again.

31 Mar 2023

Narendra Modi

Court fines Kejriwal, says PM Modi's degree details not needed

The Gujarat High Court on Friday quashed the 2016 order by the Central Information Commission (CIC), which directed Gujarat University (GU) to furnish Prime Minister Narendra Modi's MA degree to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

30 Mar 2023


DU's Indraprastha College students allege harassment during fest, 7 held

Seven men were arrested on Wednesday after students at Delhi University's Indraprastha College for Women (IPCW) reported on Tuesday that trespassers entered their campus and "harassed numerous students."

27 Jan 2023


BBC Modi documentary: Delhi Police stops screening at DU, AUD

Toeing the government's line concerning the banned BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Delhi Police stopped the documentary's screening at Delhi University (DU) and Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) on Friday.

15 Jan 2023


Delhi University's Hansraj College stops serving non-vegetarian food in canteen

A controversy has been triggered in Delhi University's Hansraj College after authorities stopped serving non-vegetarian food to students in the canteen and hostel, ANI reported.

11 Nov 2022


Delhi university releases full revised schedule of 3rd allotment list

The Delhi University (DU) released the revised schedule for the third merit list 2022 on Friday.

09 Nov 2022

DY Chandrachud

Meet new CJI Chandrachud, who bats for progressive, liberal values

Justice DY Chandrachud was sworn in as India's 50th Chief Justice on Wednesday.

05 Nov 2022


Delhi University: Mid-entry admission for CSAS Phase I, II begins

Delhi University (DU), one of the top universities in India, opened a two-day window for mid-entry registrations for the 2022 undergraduate admissions on its official website on Saturday.

DU notifies syllabus for 4-year undergraduate course after college-course allocation

Delhi University, a week after it released the first round of seat allocation for undergraduate courses, has notified the syllabus for the first semester of the four-year Undergraduate Curriculum Framework (UGCF).

17 Oct 2022

Miranda House College

Delhi: Men trespass on Miranda House during Diwali fest, booked

The Delhi Police on Monday filed an FIR against "unidentified students" after scores of men allegedly trespassed on the campus of Delhi University's (DU) top-ranked women-only college Miranda House on Friday.

14 Oct 2022


Delhi University to release simulated list for UG admission today

The Delhi University (DU) will issue its simulated list for various undergraduate courses on Friday.

Ex-DU professor GN Saibaba acquitted in Maoist links case

Former Delhi University (DU) Professor GN Saibaba along with five other accused was acquitted by the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court in the case of alleged links to the banned party Communist Party of India (Maoist).

21 Aug 2022


DU: Admission for UG courses to begin soon, details here

The Delhi University (DU) is all set to kick off its admission process for undergraduate courses for the academic year 2022-23.

28 Jul 2022


Happy birthday, Huma Qureshi: Exploring lesser-known facts about the actor

In her short yet significant career, Huma Qureshi has made waves due to her interesting script choices, chemistry with co-actors, and powerful performances.

Who is Nupur Sharma, whose remarks led to 'diplomatic war'?

Nupur Sharma, the BJP leader who was suspended from the party for making controversial religious remarks on Sunday, was the party's official spokesperson.

Gyanvapi: DU professor arrested over 'derogatory' Shivling post gets bail

Delhi University's associate professor Ratan Lal, who was arrested on Friday for posting derogatory remarks on the Shivling found inside Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque complex, was granted bail after furnishing a bond of Rs. 50,000.

25 Aug 2021


Mahasweta Devi's short story 'Draupadi' dropped from BA(Hons.) English course

The Academic Council (AC) of Delhi University on Tuesday dropped a celebrated short story of Mahasweta Devi from BA (Hons) English course while approving changes in its syllabus.

18 Aug 2021


Delhi University will soon have a Himalayan Museum

The Delhi University will soon have a Himalayan Museum on its campus, acting Vice-Chancellor Professor PC Joshi said, adding that the varsity is concerned about the future of the mountain range.

10 Aug 2021

Amitabh Bachchan

When Amitabh Bachchan 'fluffed his lines' during a college play

Amitabh Bachchan "fluffed his lines" while performing a play during his Delhi University days and had among others his mother Teji as the audience that day.

03 Aug 2021

Tamil Nadu

DU researchers discover new frog species in Western Ghats

A team of researchers from Delhi University has recently discovered a frog species from the Western Ghats and named it after former vice-chancellor Professor Deepak Pental, according to a statement.

05 Jun 2021

Ramjas College

Delhi University considers fee waiver for students orphaned by COVID-19

The Delhi University will provide a full fee waiver to students who lost one or both parents to the coronavirus infection, officials said on Friday.

22 May 2021


DU college loses two teachers to COVID-19 within five days

Delhi University's Mata Sundri College for Women has lost two faculty members to COVID-19 within a span of five days, its Principal Harpreet Kaur said on Friday.

01 May 2021


COVID-19: DU teachers' association seeks suspension of classes, exam cancellation

The Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) wrote to the varsity's acting Vice-Chancellor PC Joshi demanding suspension of classes and exam cancellation since many students and teachers have been affected by COVID-19.

DU VC Yogesh Tyagi suspended by President over 'administrative lapses'

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Delhi, Professor Yogesh Tyagi, has been suspended by President Ram Nath Kovind, officials of the Ministry of Education said on Wednesday.

10 Oct 2020

Lady Shri Ram College

DU first cut-off list out; 100% cut-offs at LSR

The University of Delhi has released its 2020 cut-off list for undergraduate admissions.

10 Oct 2020


Delhi student beaten to death over relationship with woman

In a tragic incident, an 18-year-old was beaten to death in the Adarsh Nagar region of Northwest Delhi.

06 Aug 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Gurugram: Woman critical after being stabbed by stalker 30 times

In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old woman was left fighting for her life after being stabbed 30 times by her former classmate this week.

14 Jul 2020


CBSE Class-12 results: This Lucknow girl has scored perfect 100%

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) finally declared the much-awaited results of the 2020 Class-12 Board Examinations after a long delay on July 13.

02 Jul 2020


Manoj Bajpayee, now celebrated, once wanted to commit suicide

Manoj Bajpayee, one of the most gifted and versatile actors in the country, has opened up about his dreams, his days of struggle, and the eventual success.

Meet the voice behind the coronavirus caller tune

You may or may not know Jasleen Bhalla, but we bet you know her voice.

04 Jun 2020


DU exams 2020: First, second-year exams canceled amid coronavirus pandemic

The University of Delhi has decided not to conduct examinations for first and second-year undergraduate students and first-year postgraduate students.

19 May 2020


Six best colleges for commerce students in India

Commerce is one of the most sought-after fields of studies in India as it opens doors to various career options, including Chartered Accountancy.

10 Feb 2020

Sexual Harassment

Delhi: Gargi students allegedly molested, masturbated at; protest planned today

Students of all-women Gargi College, that is affiliated to Delhi University, have claimed they were molested by a bunch of "outsiders" last week during their annual fest Reverie.

29 Dec 2019


Six best colleges for commerce students in India

Commerce is one of the most sought-after fields of studies in India as it opens doors to various career options, including Chartered Accountancy.

16 Dec 2019


IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

After violence broke out at Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on Sunday, student-led protests spread to other parts of the country.

16 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

Violence in Jamia: V-C wants high-level inquiry, calls incident unfortunate

The Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University, Nagma Akhtar, is upset with how things shaped up yesterday and wants a high-level inquiry.

13 Oct 2019

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi's air quality remains 'poor' on Sunday as stubble-burning continues

Residents of Delhi woke up to hazy skies on Sunday morning as the national capital's air quality took a hit.