Jagadesh Kumar: News

15 Jul 2022


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.

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 2020

Delhi 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Delhi 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 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.

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

Delhi 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!