Articles about Jagadesh Kumar
28 Jan 2020
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.
19 Jan 2020
Internet used for watching dirty films in J&K: VK Saraswat
NITI Aayog member VK Saraswat justified the suspension of internet services in Jammu and Kashmir by saying that it was only used for "watching dirty films."
10 Jan 2020
"Promotional strategy": BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma on Deepika's JNU visit
This week, Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone stunned everyone by turning up at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to lend solidarity towards protesting students.
26 Mar 2019
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 2018
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 2018
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 2017
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 2017
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.
14 Mar 2017
JNU MPhil student commits suicide
Another MPhil student in JNU, who reportedly belonged to the scheduled caste category committed suicide by hanging himself at a friend's house.
09 Mar 2017
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 2017
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.
03 Mar 2017
Posters for "Freedom for Kashmir!" surface in JNU
Posters carrying the name of the Democratic Students Union, declaring "Freedom for Kashmir! Free Palestine! Right to self-determination long live", surfaced in JNU.
26 Feb 2017
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 2017
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 2017
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 2017
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 2017
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!
13 Oct 2016
PM Modi, Amit Shah effigies burned in JNU
Students of the National Students Union of India burnt the effigies of PM Modi and Amit Shah in JNU. University officials have not stated whether permission was granted for it.
11 Oct 2016
JNU Professor attacked, abused inside campus
The Dean of JNU's School of Law and Governance, Amita Singh accused certain faculty members and students of abusing her while she was leaving from an Academic Council meeting.
05 Oct 2016
JNU receives record number of sexual harassment complaints
In the year 2015-2016, Jawaharlal Nehru University received 39 complaints of sexual harassment, the highest in its records.