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JNU sedition case: Delhi government allows prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar

28 Feb 2020

JNU sedition case: Delhi government allows prosecution of Kanhaiya Kumar

The Delhi government has allowed the prosecution of former Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) President Kanhaiya Kumar in the 2016 sedition case.

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.

Can't forget Kashmir: JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh at Jamia

16 Jan 2020

Can't forget Kashmir: JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh at Jamia

Aishe Ghosh, president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union, has raked another controversy by mentioning Kashmir outside New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, where she went on Wednesday to express solidarity.

JNU violence: Delhi Police issues notices to 9 suspects

12 Jan 2020

JNU violence: Delhi Police issues notices to 9 suspects

The Delhi Police on Saturday issued notices to nine suspects for their alleged involvement in the violence at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.

"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.

Couldn't provide security: Senior warden of JNU's Sabarmati Hostel resigns

06 Jan 2020

Couldn't provide security: Senior warden of JNU's Sabarmati Hostel resigns

A day after the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was attacked by masked miscreants leaving over 20 (including students and teachers) injured, the senior warden of Sabarmati Hostel has resigned.

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.

#JNUViolence: Masked miscreants attack JNU students, teachers; 20 injured

05 Jan 2020

#JNUViolence: Masked miscreants attack JNU students, teachers; 20 injured

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) of Delhi witnessed massive violence on Sunday evening when a group of masked miscreants barged into the campus and attacked students and teachers.

JNU partially rolls back hiked-fee; students refuse to end protests

13 Nov 2019

JNU partially rolls back hiked-fee; students refuse to end protests

After widespread protests over a proposed hiked fee at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi, the varsity's administration on Wednesday announced that it will partially roll back the proposed hiked fee, considering students from economically weaker sections.

No link between encephalitis deaths and skeletons, says Muzaffarpur DM

23 Jun 2019

No link between encephalitis deaths and skeletons, says Muzaffarpur DM

In Bihar's Muzaffarpur, the state-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) is dealing with the acute crisis of encephalitis, which has claimed the lives of more than 100 kids.

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

23 May 2019

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is known for never shying away from voicing her political opinions on Twitter.

Lok Sabha elections phase 4: Looking at top 5 battles

28 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha elections phase 4: Looking at top 5 battles

The fourth phase of polls will be held on Monday, April 29. Like we have seen, the battle is not restricted to BJP and Congress, as several regional parties have shown they won't back down easily.

Bihar: Muzaffarpur case accused spotted at Giriraj Singh's rally

31 Mar 2019

Bihar: Muzaffarpur case accused spotted at Giriraj Singh's rally

Union Minister Giriraj Singh and NDA's candidate from Begusarai shared the stage with Manju Verma, a former Bihar minister and accused in Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, on Saturday.

Students "broke into" my house, "confined" wife, claims JNU Vice-Chancellor

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.

Delhi law department examining JNU sedition case: CM Arvind Kejriwal

24 Jan 2019

Delhi law department examining JNU sedition case: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the Delhi government's law department was examining granting sanction for prosecution of former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar in a sedition case.

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.

JNUSU chief accuses varsity of 'lying' about online examination tender

18 Dec 2018

JNUSU chief accuses varsity of 'lying' about online examination tender

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union President N Sai Balaji has accused the administration of "lying" about the agency which had been tasked to hold the varsity's online entrance examinations.

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.

JNUSU urges for probe on plagiarism allegations against 7 professors

13 Oct 2018

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).

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.

JNUSU election: Students begin to vote for four crucial posts

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.

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.

Delhi: Protests against film screening on 'love jihad' at JNU

28 Apr 2018

Delhi: Protests against film screening on 'love jihad' at JNU

The screening of a film on the contentious "love jihad" issue at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi was disrupted by some student groups, who alleged that a hate campaign was being propagated by showing the movie.

98% of students who voted are against compulsory attendance: JNUSU

09 Mar 2018

98% of students who voted are against compulsory attendance: JNUSU

More than 98% of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students have voted against the compulsory attendance initiative in a referendum conducted by the JNUSU.

JNU: Students 'confine' top administration over compulsory attendance row

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.

From January, attendance compulsory for JNU students

28 Dec 2017

From January, attendance compulsory for JNU students

Delhi's premier Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has made student attendance compulsory from January 2018, inviting sharp criticism from all quarters.

JNU boiling again, this time for restricting Wi-Fi use

12 Nov 2017

JNU boiling again, this time for restricting Wi-Fi use

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has intensified its crackdown on students.

JNU fines students for 'cooking food near administrative building'

10 Nov 2017

JNU fines students for 'cooking food near administrative building'

In a peculiar move, JNU has levied a fine of Rs. 6,000 on at least one student for "cooking food (biryani) near the administration building and eating it thereafter along with other students".

BHU vice-chancellor: 'Can't run university if listen to every girl'

26 Sep 2017

BHU vice-chancellor: 'Can't run university if listen to every girl'

BHU Vice-Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi said the molestation incident that led to student protests and a lathi charge was "created by outsiders" with "vested interests."

BHU violence: Modi and Shah discuss lathi-charge incident with Yogi

25 Sep 2017

BHU violence: Modi and Shah discuss lathi-charge incident with Yogi

On September 25, during the BJP's National Executive meet's sidelines, PM Modi and Amit Shah discussed the police lathi-charge incident in Varanasi's Banaras Hindu University (BHU) with UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

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.

Delhi Govt plans to get legal charging points for e-rickshaws

13 Jun 2017

Delhi Govt plans to get legal charging points for e-rickshaws

The Delhi government plans to provide authorized charging points for e-rickshaws. The first site chosen for this is Raghubir Nagar in west Delhi.

Saharanpur clashes- Bhim Army head Chandrashekhar Azad, 'mastermind', arrested

08 Jun 2017

Saharanpur clashes- Bhim Army head Chandrashekhar Azad, 'mastermind', arrested

Chandrashekhar Azad 'Ravan', head of the Dalit rights outfit Bhim Army, has been arrested from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh.

DU students taught to keep emails short like 'skirts'

06 Jun 2017

DU students taught to keep emails short like 'skirts'

In another row of sexism controversy, DU's Commerce students are being taught to keep emails short like 'skirts' in a book called Basic Business Communication.

Saharanpur clashes- Thousands of Dalits protest at Jantar Mantar

22 May 2017

Saharanpur clashes- Thousands of Dalits protest at Jantar Mantar

Over 5,000 Dalit protesters gathered at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on May 21, demanding justice over the recent clashes in Saharanpur.

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.