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Indian definition of secularism is incomplete, says Romila Thapar
Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Thapar made the observations while delivering the Dr Asghar Ali Memorial Lecture on ‘Indian society and the secular’ at Jamia Millia Islamia.

With ‘selfie’ and ‘velfie’, a campaign against CBCS
Wed, Aug 19, 2015

The SFI is also holding department-wise 'assemblies' on CBCS, during which the activists interact and discuss the finer details of the system with students.

‘Latecomers’ find a way to be part of I-Day event
Sun, Aug 16, 2015

As is the case every year, many did not make it in time for the PM’s speech and ended up waiting outside the barricades near the Old Delhi Railway Junction.

Be more spiritual, L K Advani tells students
Sat, Aug 15, 2015

L K Advani said he appreciates “anyone who can use cinema for patriotism”.

92 pc students reject CBCS: ‘Referendum’ by students’ body
Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Most teachers’ organisations and student wings, except the BJP-backed Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, have been critical of the CBCS and have been demanding its rollback.

Group to hold ‘protest screenings’ of film on riots
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

ABVP national executive council member Rohit Chahal warned that future screenings of the film will meet the same fate.

CBCS spreading like cancer: Protesters
Thu, Aug 06, 2015

Most speakers condemned the government’s alleged attempt towards the saffronisation of education and attacked the “cancer” like Choice Based Credit System (CBCS).

St Stephen’s sexual harassment case: Accused professor refuses to hand over data to student
Thu, Aug 06, 2015

In his reply, the professor said that Compunds are UGC project property. Now that she is not the student under his supervision and not part of UGC project, thus claim is not justified.

FTII students get Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s support
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

The students are demanding that Chauhan and four other society members – Anagha Ghaisas, Narendra Pathak, Rahul Solapurkar and Shailesh Gupta — be removed.

FTII protest intensifies
Tue, Aug 04, 2015

While the protesters claimed 28 of them were detained at the Parliament Street police station, police said only seven persons were detained, who were let off after a few hours.

Riot film screening disrupted at Delhi University
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

ABVP-led DUSU says film on Muzaffarnagar riots ‘anti-Hindu’; Kirori Mal College calls police.

JNU hostel students raise a stink over garbage dump
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

Given the proximity of the dump, the stench of garbage is often unbearable, complain students.

Admission racket in DU: At Ramjas, forensic experts catch fakes
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

DU media spokesperson Malay Neerav said colleges will have to take a call for a foolproof system.

First-year students join protest against CBCS
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

The organisations have decided to keep up the momentum against CBCS.

‘No money for her last rites’
Fri, Jul 31, 2015

Sanjay works as a driver with a private company, but is forced to miss work on most days as he suffers from tuberculosis. He lives wit his wife and three-year-old daughter.

At Jantar Mantar, a vigil to seek mercy for Yakub Memon
Thu, Jul 30, 2015

Memon is set to be hanged at the Nagpur Central Jail on Thursday morning.

St Stephen’s sexual assault case: DU starts process of assigning new supervisor to student
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

The research scholar has also specifically requested for a woman supervisor.

Sexual harassment case: PhD student produces audio recording to counter Thampu’s claims
Sun, Jul 26, 2015

In a Facebook post on Friday, Thampu had claimed that the stipend cheques were made but the girl “never bothered to collect them”, because of which they expired.

Thampu responds to Brinda: Stipend cheques of student were ready, she didn’t collect them
Sat, Jul 25, 2015

On Friday, Thampu took on Karat, saying she should have “checked her facts” and that her “activism should not abort the truth”.

Functional Hindi syllabus not framed, classes put on hold
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

The course teaches the functions of Hindi language in administrative work, advertising, mass communication and computer education, among others.

Change St Stephen’s student’s supervisor, HRD directs Delhi University
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

The notice was issued after CPM Politburo member Brinda Karat, along with the complainant, met HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday afternoon.

Women’s body seeks separate law to try honour killing cases
Mon, Oct 03, 2016

The campaign was launched at Jantar Mantar by Neelam Katara, mother of Nitish Katara, who was burnt to death in an alleged honour killing case in 2002.

Under CBCS, DU makes study of Hindi optional
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Earlier under the three-year system, students were supposed to study both English and Hindi.

Two more years: What DU is offering its PhD students
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

The Executive Council of DU has decided to grant students two extra years to submit their thesis.

Valson Thampu’s flip-flop on Facebook: Posts about ‘vixen’ novel, deletes it
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Thampu’s second post, uploaded at around 11 pm, said: “I decided to put my media friends to a test. Announced a short while ago my intention to write a piece... and gave it an intriguing title. Just as I expected, it was picked up at once.”

Its leaders pelted with eggs, stones on campus, AAP blames NSUI
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

NSUI on the other hand claimed that the entire episode was staged by CYSS for publicity.

Kirori Mal College bans cellphones in classrooms, students say it’s just not on
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

Students and teachers see it as an “attack” on their freedom and democratic rights.

No end to Stephen’s row: Research scholar who alleged molestation files fresh complaint with police
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

St Stephen's Media Advisor Karen Gabriel, however, claimed that due process had to be followed in the case.

Boy who took on Thampu in fresh trouble after he sides with girl who alleged molestation
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Madhur Verma, however, said that there was no vandalism incident.

AAP’s student wing throws hat in DU election ring
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

DU student union elections usually witness a straight contest between the ABVP and the NSUI.

Boy who took on Valson Thampu denied character certificate
Wed, Jul 15, 2015

He first suspected that the omission of the line was because he had been penalised in his final year for staying at the college hostel without approval.

Slide show in AUD’s second cutoff list
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

Admissions on the basis of the second cutoff will be held from July 14 to 16. Third list will be out on July 17.

Delhi University council clears decks for CBCS courses amid protests by members
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

Protests erupted at the meeting when the syllabus of Maths was being discussed. Eighteen of the 22 elected members decided to organise a sit-in at the venue.

For many, Ambedkar University is first choice, not DU
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

Ambedkar University has received 15,561 applications this year for its undergraduate programmes, 65 per cent more than last year.

SOL offline admission no smooth affair
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

SOL officials claimed the admission process was smoother than before and that the majority of students faced no problems.

To amend education law in Delhi, Sisodia asks for suggestions
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Ameeta Wattal, principal of Springdales, Pusa Road, said the minister did not have an objection with the high fees as such.