Jagadesh Kumar: News
15 Jul 2022Education
CUET, India's second-biggest college entrance examination, begins today
The Common University Entrance Test (CUET), a single admissions test for all central universities, began today at 500 centers across India and 10 centers abroad.
22 Mar 2022University Grants Commission
CUET, not class 12th board exams to determine college admissions
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has made it mandatory for all central universities to admit students to undergraduate courses through the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) rather than Class 12 marks.
28 Jan 2020Delhi Police
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.
26 Mar 2019Twitter
Students "broke into" my house, "confined" wife, claims JNU Vice-Chancellor
On Monday, Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, M Jagadesh Kumar, alleged hundreds of students broke into his house and "confined" his wife for hours.
09 Aug 2018Jawaharlal Nehru University
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.
16 Feb 2018Jawaharlal Nehru University
JNU: Students 'confine' top administration over compulsory attendance row
Looks like the furore over compulsory attendance at the Jawaharlal Nehru University is not going to die down anytime soon.
24 Jul 2017India
Tank on JNU campus equivalent to 'love for Army': VC
If JNU's VC has his way, then the government university will soon have an Army tank on its campus. The reason behind it might boggle you.
17 Mar 2017University Grants Commission
JNU students protest against UGC rule
Students from JNU gathered in protest of the UGCs new rule that sought to allocate 50% grades to the viva portion of exams for MPhil and PhD candidates, instead of 30% as was originally the case.
09 Mar 2017University Grants Commission
FIR filed against JNU students for wrongful confinement
An FIR has been registered against 24 JNU students for wrongfully confining VC Jagdesh Kumar to the Rector's office on February 27.
03 Mar 2017Delhi
JNU best varsity even among controversies
Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University won the annual 'Visitor's Award' for best varsity despite of being surrounded by controversies in the last one year.
26 Feb 2017University Grants Commission
400 international academicians say JNU's "culture under serious threat"
Over 400 academicians from global varsities, including Harvard, Cambridge and Yale, have written to JNU VC Jagadesh Kumar, urging authorities to "act decisively to protect the future of JNU as an internationally renowned university of academic excellence".
18 Feb 2017Delhi Police
Air India to launch all-women crew, round-the-world flight
To celebrate Women's Day, Air India will launch an all-women crew, around-the-world flight from Delhi to San Francisco and back, on February 27.
15 Feb 2017Delhi
Haryana introduces hefty fines for drinking in cars
Haryana has introduced a fine of Rs 5,000 for drinking in vehicles on the road, in parks, or by rivers, with immediate-effect. A repeat offender would be fined Rs 10,000.
14 Feb 2017University Grants Commission
Protests at JNU enter fifth day
Since February 9, 2017, students at Jawahar Lal University have been protesting the implementation of the University Grants Commission's (UGC) notification of May 2016.
14 Feb 2017Delhi Police
Rose market blooms on Valentine's Day
Delhi spends Rs 5-6 crore on red roses during February 12-14, with one flower selling for as high as Rs 2,100!