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UGC notice dealt with at the level of Centre, statutory bodies: Former JNU admin
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

The UGC had issued a similar notification in 2009 too, but there has been no uproar since then over admissions.

Former V-C’s advice to JNU: Balance teacher-student ratio
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Former administrators said the issue was handled at the level of centres and statutory bodies such as the Academic Council.

2005 Delhi serial blasts: At Sarojini Nagar, business as usual and some anger
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

There is no heightened security or presence of police officers in the area.

JNU V-C: Admissions to depend on number of scholars a teacher can guide
Wed, Feb 15, 2017

JNU protests over PhD seat cut fears enter day four

JNU stir brings Opposition together
Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Several students have been “occupying” the JNU administrative block for last five days over the issue.

JNU V-C slams ‘criminal’ agitation, says law will take its own course
Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Te VC clarified admissions to MPhil and PhD courses would depend on “vacancies”.

Kanhaiya Kumar interview: ‘Where will Najeeb’s mother go to find him?’
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Najeeb’s disappearance in broad day light is a more serious matter than our arrest, says Kanhaiya, a year after his arrest from JNU.

JNU MPhil-PhD seat cut: VC terms students’ agitation ‘criminal act’
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

The university also released the new admission procedure on its website to argue that the students had “no basis” to continue their agitation.

Three JNU students charged with sedition, say ‘struggle is still on’
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

"We are recognised everywhere, so my public life has been affected. Doosron ke liye aazadi maangte maangte, khud ki aazadi chhin gayi,” says Kanhaiya Kumar

‘Anti-national slogans’ at event: Year after sedition row, what changed in JNU, and what didn’t
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

Those organising public meetings were asked to provide details of participants, including name, mobile number and address. Plus, the proceedings were supposed to be recorded.

Ryan student’s death: A year on, little closure for kin
Sun, Feb 05, 2017

With the loss of their son weighing heavy, they shifted out of their Sultanpur residence and now live in Chhattarpur.

Ambedkar University survey: 76% students from govt schools face problems with English
Sat, Feb 04, 2017

A total of 410 students doing their BA, MA, MPhil and PhD at AUD’s Kashmere Gate campus were surveyed by the Progressive and Democratic Student Community (PDSC) between October and November last year.

Bastar crisis worse than Salwa Judum era: Bela Bhatia
Wed, Feb 01, 2017

In Bastar, she said, the state has taken a stand that it is “not going to tolerate” people trying to “expose the truth about what is happening”.

JNU VC M Jagadesh Kumar interview: February 9 internal issue, dealt with it accordingly
Fri, Jan 27, 2017

In just one year, the university has hit the headlines for various controversies — the February 9 event, and the disappearance of Najeeb Ahmad being the major ones.

JNU proctor resigns over ‘dilution’ of his powers
Wed, Jan 25, 2017

According to sources, the university took exception to the proctor sending disciplinary notices to ABVP activists, accusing them of “hitting” Ahmad and “using derogatory language and provocative behaviour” towards him.

Police take JNU student on hunger strike to hospital
Tue, Jan 24, 2017

Yadav is among the nine students suspended by the administration for “disrupting” an Academic Council meeting.

At tourist spots in Delhi, going cashless not as easy as it sounds
Sun, Jan 22, 2017

Red Fort, Dilli Haat and National Museum were the only three places that put up notices of a list of cards that would be accepted.

JNU student accused of disrupting meeting goes on hunger strike
Sun, Jan 22, 2017

The EC contended that the agenda was passed in a previous AC meeting.

Delhi: Shabnam Hashmi goes to cops after leaflets oppose her event #IWillGoOut
Sat, Jan 21, 2017

The notice, in Hindi, urges parents not to send their girls for the event.

National Bravery Award: The kids who faced fear, refused to back down
Thu, Jan 19, 2017

The Indian Express meets six winners as they recall their acts of courage.