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19 Nov 2018

Vasundhara Raje

#RoadTo2019: Rajasthan MLA, famous for JNU condom comment, quits BJP

BJP MLA from Ramgarh constituency in Rajasthan's Alwar, Gyan Dev Ahuja, quit the party on Monday after he was denied a ticket for the upcoming Assembly elections.

01 Nov 2018


Bihar: Love Guru professor retires at 65, wants to remarry

A few years ago Matuknath Choudhary, a Hindi professor from Bihar, kept news channels and viewers engaged with his love story with Julie, a student 30 years younger to him.

30 Oct 2018

Tajinder Bagga

BJP's Tajinder Bagga sends legal-notice to JNU student Shehla Rashid

Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, who recently came under fire owing to sexual harassment allegations against him, has sent a legal notice to JNU student leader Shehla Rashid for posting defamatory tweets pertaining to the alleged sexual harassment case.

28 Oct 2018

Times of India

#TooManyEmotions: 'Proud' Constable-father salutes his IPS-son, says work comes first

When Anoop Kumar Singh took charge of Lucknow as SP on Saturday, among the ones saluting him was his father Janardan Singh, a constable posted at Vibhuti Khand police station.

Polio-affected JNU professor writes book on promoting Disability Studies

A Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) professor, who was affected by polio when he was three, has written a book critically examining the progress made in promoting teaching and research on Disability Studies.

JNUSU urges for probe on plagiarism allegations against 7 professors

JNUSU office-bearers yesterday submitted complaints to the Ministry of Human Resource Development and the University Grants Commission (UGC) demanding an inquiry into allegations of plagiarism against seven professors of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

08 Oct 2018

Delhi High Court

Najeeb Ahmed case: CBI can file closure report, says Delhi-HC

The Delhi High Court today allowed the CBI to file a closure report in the case related to missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed.

18 Sep 2018

Delhi Police

JNU teachers take out peace rally against violence

Before the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration banned protests and rallies in campus yesterday, its teachers' association took out a peace march against the incidents of violence.

17 Sep 2018


After JNUSU polls results, clashes erupt between ABVP, Left members

Members of the RSS-affiliated ABVP and the Left-backed AISA entered into a scuffle today, hours after the JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) poll results were announced.

15 Sep 2018

Delhi University

JNUSU Election 2018: Counting suspended temporarily after ABVP protest

Counting of votes for the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) polls was suspended today morning after Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) members protested alleging they weren't informed about the process.

14 Sep 2018


JNUSU election: Students begin to vote for four crucial posts

Polling for the keenly contested Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) election is underway with students queuing up to cast their votes for the four crucial posts of President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Joint Secretary.

12 Sep 2018


#TravelBytes: 5 most peaceful places in Delhi for solitude-seeking souls

Tired of never-ending traffic jams, super-annoying noises, and the maddening crowds? Well, if you live in Delhi, encountering these has to be (unfortunately!) an inevitable part of your daily life.

12 Sep 2018

Vivek Agnihotri

Now, Vivek accuses Swara of curbing his freedom of expression

Director Vivek Agnihotri, who briefly got his Twitter account locked because of Swara Bhasker's complaint, has now accused her of curbing his freedom of expression.

21 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

Wanted to highlight cow protection agenda: Umar Khalid's attackers

A Delhi court today sent two persons, who allegedly attacked JNU student leader Umar Khalid, to two-day police custody.

20 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

Umar Khalid case: Two men detained by Delhi Police

Two men who claimed responsibility for the attack on JNU student leader Umar Khalid, have been detained, police said today.

20 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Man killed following scuffle over asking directions to cigarette-shop

A 29-year-old non-teaching staffer of Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi was allegedly stabbed to death while his cousin was injured, following a scuffle over asking directions to a cigarette shop.

16 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: 2 men claim responsibility for attack on Umar Khalid

In a video uploaded on Facebook, two men have claimed responsibility for the attack on JNU student leader Umar Khalid in an upmarket area in Delhi on Monday, and said they will surrender before police tomorrow.

16 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

Umar Khalid case: Two men claim credit for attack

Despite having caught JNU student leader Umar Khalid's attacker on camera, the Delhi Police, so far, have failed to identify the man.

15 Aug 2018

Delhi Police

JNU student Umar Khalid attack-case: Anti-terror unit takes it up

On Tuesday, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik transferred the case pertaining to the alleged attack on JNU student Umar Khalid's life to its anti-terror unit, the Special Cell.

14 Aug 2018


Now, JNU student Shehla Rashid alleges she received death threat

A day after JNU student leader Umar Khalid was shot at, student activist Shehla Rashid Shora filed an FIR with the Jammu and Kashmir police in Srinagar against mafia don Ravi Poojary for allegedly threatening her.

14 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

JNU student Umar Khalid's alleged attacker caught on CCTV

The man, who attacked JNU student Umar Khalid on Monday, was captured on CCTV footage.

13 Aug 2018

Independence Day

Delhi: JNU student Umar Khalid shot at in high-security zone

An unidentified gunman opened fire at JNU student leader Umar Khalid today, reports claim. Khalid is safe.

12 Aug 2018


JNU's attitude towards the differently-abled students is better: Differently-abled scholars

Jawaharlal Nehru University's differently-abled scholars feel the university is quite inclusive and even the perception towards them on campus is without any bias.

11 Aug 2018


Nehru not pandit as he ate beef, pork: BJP MLA

Once again proving that Bharatiya Janata Party is obsessed with Jawahar Lal Nehru, its MLA from Rajasthan, Gyan Dev Ahuja has now said that India's first PM wasn't a pandit since he ate beef and pork.

09 Aug 2018

Jagadesh Kumar

After boycotting convocation, JNU Students' Union organizes another event

In an open protest against the JNU V-C Jagadesh Kumar and the convocation, the JNU Students' Union boycotted the function and organized another one.

08 Aug 2018


Registration for CAT 2018 starts today: All details here

Registration for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 begins today on the official website. The deadline is September 19.

JNU professors accused of sexual-harassment get clean chit

JNU's Internal Complaints Committee (ICC), has cleared professors Mahendra P Lama and Rajesh Kharat of sexual harassment charges and instead issued warnings against complainants for 'advertising' the issue, IE reports.

03 Aug 2018

NITI Aayog

UGC recommends deemed university status for IIMC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (HRD) to grant deemed university status to the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC).

27 Jul 2018

Delhi High Court

Give admission to disabled-students in MPhil, PhD: HC to JNU

Delhi High Court today asked the JNU to admit students suffering from disabilities in MPhil and Ph.D. courses who have cleared the entrance exam.

11 Jul 2018

Delhi High Court

"Don't take coercive step against Kanhaiya till July 20"

Delhi HC today directed JNU not to take any coercive step on a fine imposed against its former Students' Union President Kanhaiya Kumar till July 20.

17 Jul 2018

Delhi High Court

Delhi-HC directs JNU to declare admission-results of MPhil, Ph.D. courses

The Delhi HC today directed JNU to declare the admission results for M.Phil and Ph.D. courses for the current academic session, barring the 5% unfilled seats for students with disabilities.

15 Jul 2018

Delhi High Court

Center removes JNU professor accused of sexual harassment from EPCA

The Center has removed a JNU professor, accused of sexual harassment, from the Supreme Court-empowered Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), tasked with taking various measures to tackle air pollution.

09 Jul 2018


Jio Institute named 'Institution of Eminence' with IITs, IISc. Seriously?

Two years after the Modi government announced that it would brand some top educational institutes as 'Institution(s) of Eminence', only six institutes have made the cut.

07 Jul 2018


Delhi: JNU to hold first convocation in 46 years

Almost 46 years after it held its first convocation, Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University will be hosting its second convocation next month for awarding degrees to Ph.D. scholars, the varsity said.

06 Jul 2018

Delhi High Court

Umar Khalid to take JNU panel's rustication recommendation to court

JNU student Umar Khalid said that he will challenge in court the University panel's recommendation upholding his rustication in connection with a February 9, 2016 incident against Afzal Guru's hanging, during which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised in campus.

05 Jul 2018


#SeditionRow: JNU-panel upholds Umar Khalid's rustication; imposes fine on Kanhaiya

A high-level inquiry committee of Delhi's JNU has upheld Umar Khalid's rustication and a fine of Rs. 10,000 imposed on Kanhaiya Kumar in connection with a February 9, 2016 incident.

24 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Mundka-Bahadurgarh stretch of the Delhi Metro Green Line opened

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the 11.2km elevated Mundka-Bahadurgarh corridor of the Delhi Metro's (DMRC) Green Line via video conference today.

17 Jun 2018


Universities must hold convocation ceremony every year: HRD Ministry

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has written to all universities mandating them to hold convocation every year after few universities were found skipping the event.

10 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Nitin Gadkari threatens legal action over PM's assassination allegations

BJP leader and Union minister Nitin Gadkari has threatened "legal action" against "anti-social elements" following former JNU student leader Shehla Rashid's tweet which alleged that RSS/Gadkari "is planning to assassinate" PM Modi.