Articles about Jawaharlal Nehru University

JNU violence: Why did ABVP, Left students clash?

11 Apr 2022

India
JNU violence: Why did ABVP, Left students clash?

Violence rocked the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi on Sunday evening as groups of students clashed on campus.

Who is Santishree Pandit, the first woman VC of JNU?

08 Feb 2022

India
Who is Santishree Pandit, the first woman VC of JNU?

Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit, a professor at the Savitribai Phule Pune University was appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor (VC) at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) by the Ministry of Education (MoE) on Monday.

Why is JNU facing criticism over circular on sexual harassment?

29 Dec 2021

India
Why is JNU facing criticism over circular on sexual harassment?

The Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has drawn criticism over a circular advising women on how to avoid sexual harassment.

Sharjeel Imam denied bail in 2019 Jamia rioting case

22 Oct 2021

India
Sharjeel Imam denied bail in 2019 Jamia rioting case

A Delhi court on Friday rejected the bail application of Sharjeel Imam, a former student of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protester.

No arrests yet in 2020 JNU violence, Centre tells Parliament

03 Aug 2021

India
No arrests yet in 2020 JNU violence, Centre tells Parliament

The Centre on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that no one has been arrested in connection with the violence that broke out at Jawaharlal Nehru University last year.

AISA alleges COVID-19 positive JNU students isolated without proper care

22 Apr 2021

Delhi
AISA alleges COVID-19 positive JNU students isolated without proper care

The All India Students' Association on Wednesday alleged that the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration has put COVID-19-infected students at an isolation center without proper care and that there was nobody to check on the students at the center.

JNU warns of legal action against COVID-19 norm violators

22 Apr 2021

India
JNU warns of legal action against COVID-19 norm violators

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Wednesday said those violating COVID-19 norms on the campus may face legal action amid a rising number of cases in the national capital.

JNU issues strict guidelines inside campus for week-long lockdown

20 Apr 2021

India
JNU issues strict guidelines inside campus for week-long lockdown

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has issued strict guidelines and imposed several restrictions on the campus during the week-long lockdown in Delhi to curb a surge in COVID-19 cases.

Jayati Ghosh named by UN to High-Level Advisory Board

25 Jan 2021

World
Jayati Ghosh named by UN to High-Level Advisory Board

Indian Development Economist Jayati Ghosh is among 20 personalities appointed by the United Nations to a High-Level Advisory Board that will provide recommendations to the UN Secretary-General to respond to the current and future socio-economic challenges in the post-COVID-19 world.

'Free Kashmir' poster: Mumbai Police files 'C Summary' report

29 Dec 2020

Mumbai
'Free Kashmir' poster: Mumbai Police files 'C Summary' report

The Mumbai Police has submitted a 'C summary' report before a metropolitan court in a case filed against a woman accused of holding a "Free Kashmir" poster during a protest at the Gateway of India in January this year, a senior police official said on Tuesday.

Shehla Rashid involved in anti-national activities, claims father; she denies

01 Dec 2020

India
Shehla Rashid involved in anti-national activities, claims father; she denies

After her father claimed on Monday that she is involved in anti-national activities and demanded a thorough probe into her finances, former JNU student Shehla Rashid called him a wife-beater and added he was resorting to cheap stunts because she decided to act against him.

Delhi riots: Sharjeel Imam "fit perfectly" in Umar Khalid's plans

25 Nov 2020

India
Delhi riots: Sharjeel Imam "fit perfectly" in Umar Khalid's plans

In a supplementary charge-sheet filed in connection to the riots in Northeast Delhi, police said former JNU student Umar Khalid exploited the "religious fanaticism" of Sharjeel Imam, another scholar from the prestigious university, for his benefit.

Indo-China tensions: Seventh round of military talks could remain inconclusive

12 Oct 2020

India
Indo-China tensions: Seventh round of military talks could remain inconclusive

India and China will hold the seventh round of military talks at Chusul on Monday with an agenda to ease tensions at the Line of Actual Control (LAC), but the outcome is likely to remain unchanged.

How were Delhi riots planned? Police explains alleged conspirators' role

22 Sep 2020

India
How were Delhi riots planned? Police explains alleged conspirators' role

In its charge-sheet related to Delhi riots, that broke out in February 2020, the Delhi Police claimed that seeds for the violence were sowed after the results of the 2019 general elections were declared and that the conspirators wanted to topple an elected government.

Delhi riots case: Ex-JNU leader Umar Khalid arrested

14 Sep 2020

India
Delhi riots case: Ex-JNU leader Umar Khalid arrested

Umar Khalid, a former student leader of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), was arrested late Sunday night by a special cell of Delhi Police in connection to the February riots of Northeast Delhi.

Tahir Hussain confesses to role in February Delhi violence: Police

03 Aug 2020

India
Tahir Hussain confesses to role in February Delhi violence: Police

Suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councilor Tahir Hussain has confessed to his involvement in the violence that broke out in Northeast Delhi earlier this year, according to police records.

Lodged in Guwahati jail, Sharjeel Imam tests positive for coronavirus

21 Jul 2020

India
Lodged in Guwahati jail, Sharjeel Imam tests positive for coronavirus

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) PhD student Sharjeel Imam, who is currently lodged in Assam's Guwahati Central Jail, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Celina Jaitly distances herself from Kashish Queer Film Festival

11 Jul 2020

Entertainment
Celina Jaitly distances herself from Kashish Queer Film Festival

Merely days ago, the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival announced that its head of marketing, Pallav Patankar had allegedly resigned from the post.

NIRF ranking: IIT Madras ranked best engineering institute again

11 Jun 2020

India
NIRF ranking: IIT Madras ranked best engineering institute again

On Thursday, Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank unveiled the NIRF rankings for the year 2020.

Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?

22 Apr 2020

India
Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?

In connection to riots that broke out in the National Capital in February, the Delhi Police invoked Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against at least four persons namely Meeran Haider (Chhatra Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) member), Safoora Zargar (media coordinator of Jamia Coordination Committee), Umar Khalid (former JNU student), and Bhajanpura resident Danish.

Jamia violence: Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition for 'abetting riots'

18 Apr 2020

India
Jamia violence: Sharjeel Imam charged with sedition for 'abetting riots'

Jawaharlal Nehru University PhD student Sharjeel Imam has been slapped with sedition charges in the Jamia Millia Islamia December violence case.

JNU student threatens to cough on guard and spread coronavirus

02 Apr 2020

India
JNU student threatens to cough on guard and spread coronavirus

In a shocking incident, a JNU student threatened to cough on a guard and spread coronavirus after he was allegedly not allowed to leave the campus due to the nationwide lockdown, Times Now reported on Thursday.

Chief of Markaz Nizamuddin, named in FIR, untraceable

01 Apr 2020

India
Chief of Markaz Nizamuddin, named in FIR, untraceable

Maulana Saad Kandhalvi, the chief of Markaz Nizamuddin, where Tablighi Jamaat hosted an event for several days last month is untraceable, reports said on Wednesday.

It is stupid, Taapsee Pannu on #BoycottThappad Twitter trend

28 Feb 2020

Entertainment
It is stupid, Taapsee Pannu on #BoycottThappad Twitter trend

Even before Taapsee Pannu's latest movie Thappad released in theaters, many on Twitter called for its boycott.

JNU sedition case: Delhi government allows prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar

28 Feb 2020

India
JNU sedition case: Delhi government allows prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar

The Delhi government has allowed the prosecution of former Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) President Kanhaiya Kumar in the 2016 sedition case.

JNU attack: Delhi Police wrapping up investigation, charge-sheet expected soon

19 Feb 2020

India
JNU attack: Delhi Police wrapping up investigation, charge-sheet expected soon

The investigation into the violence, that rocked Jawaharlal Nehru University last month, has entered its final leg and Delhi Police is expected to file a charge-sheet soon.

Chargesheet filed in Jamia violence case; Sharjeel Imam named 'instigator'

18 Feb 2020

India
Chargesheet filed in Jamia violence case; Sharjeel Imam named 'instigator'

The Delhi Police has filed a chargesheet in connection with the mid-December violence at Jamia Millia Islamia.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Abhijit Iyer-Mitra on Shaheen Bagh and Gunja Kapoor episode

10 Feb 2020

India
#NewsBytesExclusive: Abhijit Iyer-Mitra on Shaheen Bagh and Gunja Kapoor episode

The Shaheen Bagh protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act should not have been "allowed" to go on for so long, feels Defense analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra.

Suicide bombers being trained at Shaheen Bagh: BJP's Giriraj Singh

06 Feb 2020

Politics
Suicide bombers being trained at Shaheen Bagh: BJP's Giriraj Singh

Adding to the long list of hateful comments that Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have made about Shaheen Bagh, Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Thursday said the protest site has become a breeding ground for suicide bombers.

NID Ahmedabad postpones convocation; Mallika Sarabhai was chief guest

05 Feb 2020

India
NID Ahmedabad postpones convocation; Mallika Sarabhai was chief guest

The National Institute of Design (NID) in Ahmedabad has postponed its annual convocation where renowned danseuse-activist Mallika Sarabhai was invited as the chief guest.

Here's what Deepika Padukone said about Chhapaak's low IMDb rating

31 Jan 2020

Entertainment
Here's what Deepika Padukone said about Chhapaak's low IMDb rating

Despite garnering impressive reviews from critics and audiences, Deepika Padukone's latest film Chhapaak received a strikingly low rating on popular movie database website IMDb.

How liberal media, pseudo intellectuals, JNU support Sharjeel Imam

28 Jan 2020

India
How liberal media, pseudo intellectuals, JNU support Sharjeel Imam

Way before BJP under Narendra Modi made gaddar, tukde-tukde mainstream, most of us knew what patriotism was.

JNU's Sharjeel Imam, who called for cutting off Assam, arrested

28 Jan 2020

India
JNU's Sharjeel Imam, who called for cutting off Assam, arrested

Sharjeel Imam, a student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), who gave an inflammatory speech demanding to cut off Northeast from India was on Tuesday arrested from Bihar's Jehanabad, said reports.

Taking U-turn, JNU says cops have mob attack's CCTV footage

28 Jan 2020

India
Taking U-turn, JNU says cops have mob attack's CCTV footage

Weeks have passed since the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was targeted by an organized mob, leaving over 30, including teachers and students injured.

After 'cut off Assam' remark, JNU's Sharjeel Imam still absconding

27 Jan 2020

India
After 'cut off Assam' remark, JNU's Sharjeel Imam still absconding

A manhunt of sorts has been launched to nab Sharjeel Imam, a former student of Jawaharlal Nehru University, who gave an inflammatory speech at Aligarh Muslim University on January 16.

Delhi Assembly Elections: Five most controversial candidates fighting polls

26 Jan 2020

Politics
Delhi Assembly Elections: Five most controversial candidates fighting polls

Delhi is set to go to polls on February 8, and electioneering has reached its peak.

Journalist Deepak Chaurasia heckled at Shaheen Bagh, FIR registered

25 Jan 2020

India
Journalist Deepak Chaurasia heckled at Shaheen Bagh, FIR registered

Delhi's Shaheen Bagh has grabbed the attention of world media with praises being heaped on women, who are leading the protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

"Only one cure...": What minister said about Jamia, JNU protesters

23 Jan 2020

Politics
"Only one cure...": What minister said about Jamia, JNU protesters

A minister in the Central government has claimed he has the perfect "cure" for students of Jamia Millia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru Universities, that have been simmering with tensions for weeks now.

Chanting 'Azadi' slogan during protests qualifies as treason: Yogi Adityanath

23 Jan 2020

Politics
Chanting 'Azadi' slogan during protests qualifies as treason: Yogi Adityanath

Over the last few days, the azadi slogan has dominated the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests, but Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has called it an act of treason and warned his government will file sedition charges against the miscreants.

Come what may, CAA will stay: Amit Shah in Lucknow

21 Jan 2020

Politics
Come what may, CAA will stay: Amit Shah in Lucknow

The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) have been raging across India for the last couple of weeks, but Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which passed the law is in no mood to repeal it.

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