The murder of a boy at Ryan International School and the subsequent arrest of a bus conductor have thrown up questions on verification of school bus staff, and whether rules are followed while ferrying children. The Indian Express looks at the lapses in the system.
When contacted, Ray said he was not aware of the recent report and refused to comment on it. “The earlier report of the committee was rejected by the High Court. I have no idea about this new report because I retired from Ramjas in 2015. I cannot comment on it,” he said
The JNU Teachers’ Association has also argued that the GSCASH is already complaint with the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, and that a simple change in nomenclature would have been enough.
Despite a close contest on the post of president, the Left was able to restrict ABVP to the second position. Last year too, in the aftermath of the February 9 incident in campus, the AISA-SFI combine had swept on all four seats.
Even organisations like the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the National Students' Union of India (NSUI) — known to use “money and muscle” in Delhi University — refrain from these tactics in JNU, limiting themselves to organising public meetings and seminars.
The disappearance of JNU student Najeeb Ahmad, seat cut in MPhil and PhD courses and cases of “mob lynching in the name of gau raksha” are some of the issues on which the JNU student union elections will be fought on September 8 this year. With candidates announced on Wednesday, the election promises to be […]
Directed by journalist Vivek Sinha, the 36-minute-long documentary titled ‘Muzaffarnagar, Aakhir Kyon?’ tries to understand “why the riots took place, and concludes that it started with a case of sexual harassment which was deliberately communalised”.
The notice added that the sports and cultural activities were “nominated by the Department of Physical Education and the Cultural Societies respectively and hence there is no need to have election for for these posts”.
BJP heavyweights MP Udit Raj, Delhi unit chief Manoj Tiwari and Haryana cabinet minister Captain Abhimanyu were among those who arrived to campaign at Bawana on Sunday, which the party statement described as a “more intense campaign”.
IIMC director general K G Suresh told The Indian Express that the decision was unanimous and would ensure greater transparency. The Indian Express had on Friday reported about IIMC’s plans to adopt the rules.
But as per a Delhi High Court order of 2008, protesting inside the college by faculty members or karamcharis is prohibited. The seven faculty members were Wednesday told that chairman Amitabh Sinha, Supreme Court lawyer and National Executive member, BJP, has sought a written apology in this regard.
JD(U) MPs Ali Anwar Ansari, Kahkashan Perween and Ramnath Thakur have in their letter to Irani also mentioned that the administration was trying to “impose” CCS rules. “Is the attempt to snatch academic freedom of faculty members at higher educational institutions, and especially at institutes of journalism, justified?” they have written.
JNU admission 2017: The data suggests that of the 139 seats across schools — announced as intake in the prospectus — only 74 have been offered. The adoption of the notification had led to over 80 per cent cut in seats this year.
On July 3, he wrote to the DU Pro Vice Chancellor saying that the set back area was “crucial for access of the college by emergency services”, and that “construction is being carried out in violation of approved layout and building plans”.