Articles about JNU Students

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

19 Feb 2020

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.

JNUSU leader denied permission for gatherings in Bengal, tensions follow

15 Feb 2020

JNUSU leader denied permission for gatherings in Bengal, tensions follow

Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal, has no dearth of critics and President of JNU Students' Union, Aishe Ghosh has joined the list.

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

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.

Now, Smriti Irani slams Deepika Padukone for visiting JNU

10 Jan 2020

Now, Smriti Irani slams Deepika Padukone for visiting JNU

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is back in headlines after violence rocked the institution on Sunday.

"Promotional strategy": BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma on Deepika's JNU visit

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.

#JNUViolence: Delhi Police detains JNU students marching towards Rashtrapati Bhavan

09 Jan 2020

#JNUViolence: Delhi Police detains JNU students marching towards Rashtrapati Bhavan

Delhi Police on Thursday stopped a huge protest march by the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University and detained some students as they attempted to march towards the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

JNU fallout: UP-government beefs security at campuses, including AMU, BHU

06 Jan 2020

JNU fallout: UP-government beefs security at campuses, including AMU, BHU

The horror unleashed on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has infuriated almost everyone, and rightly so.

What happened at JNU last night? All your questions answered

06 Jan 2020

What happened at JNU last night? All your questions answered

Terror took over Jawaharlal Nehru University last night when masked goons entered the campus, beat students and teachers as well as vandalized the campus. Over 20 people were injured.

Shehla Rashid quits electoral politics, cites Kashmiris' suppression as reason

09 Oct 2019

Shehla Rashid quits electoral politics, cites Kashmiris' suppression as reason

The lockdown in Kashmir is unfortunate and the announcement of Block Development Council elections a sham, feels activist-turned-politician Shehla Rashid.

Guard who cracked JNU's entrance exam, wants to become IAS-officer

16 Jul 2019

Guard who cracked JNU's entrance exam, wants to become IAS-officer

Ramjal Meena (34), a security guard at the Jawaharlal Nehru University for the last five years, has cracked the varsity's entrance examination.

JNU sedition case: Charge sheet filed against Kanhaiya, Umar Khalid

14 Jan 2019

JNU sedition case: Charge sheet filed against Kanhaiya, Umar Khalid

The Patiala House Court is slated to hear the sedition case involving 10 Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students - including former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar and ex-student Umar Khalid - on Tuesday.

#BharatBandh: Millions go on two-day strike against Modi govt's policies

08 Jan 2019

#BharatBandh: Millions go on two-day strike against Modi govt's policies

On Tuesday, millions of workers across India, from both the organized and the unorganized sectors, started their two-day nationwide general strike to protest against unemployment and what they call the Modi government's 'anti-worker' policies.

#BharatBandh: Nationwide strike against Modi govt's policies on Jan 8-9

07 Jan 2019

#BharatBandh: Nationwide strike against Modi govt's policies on Jan 8-9

Ten Central trade unions across India have called for a two-day-long nationwide strike on January 8 and 9 in a bid to protest against what they call "anti-people" policies of the Modi government.

Entrance exams for JNU will now be computer-based

21 Dec 2018

Entrance exams for JNU will now be computer-based

Joining hands with technology, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has adopted computer-based mode for its entrance exams.

JNU Students' Union slams administration's decision to shut down dhabas

21 Nov 2018

JNU Students' Union slams administration's decision to shut down dhabas

The Students' Union of JNU has accused the administration of coming up with a proposal to shut down small dhabas on the campus and replace them with food courts.

JNU teachers take out peace rally against violence

18 Sep 2018

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.

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

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.

After boycotting convocation, JNU Students' Union organizes another event

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.

Students attacked and manhandled dean, alleges JNU

14 Mar 2018

Students attacked and manhandled dean, alleges JNU

The administration of Delhi's reputed Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has accused a group of students affiliated to the JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) of manhandling the Dean of Students, Umesh Ashok Kadam, yesterday.

Delhi: JNU's students' union presses for mass filings of RTIs

16 Aug 2017

Delhi: JNU's students' union presses for mass filings of RTIs

With merit list not being made public for the first time, JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) pressed for mass filings of RTIs to retrieve information about admission and appointments.

JNU students protest against UGC rule

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.

FIR filed against JNU students for wrongful confinement

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.

400 international academicians say JNU's "culture under serious threat"

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".

Protests at JNU enter fifth day

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.