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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.

Stephen’s council backs Thampu, says media coverage of row ‘unfair’
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

The Council also lashed out at the media and claimed there was a “motivated campaign” against the college by the media at the instance of some “vested interests”.

Delhi University releases fourth cut-off list
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

Admissions for BCom (Hons) are open in ARSD, Gargi, Hansraj, Hindu, Kirori Mal, Ram Lal Anand and SGTB Khalsa colleges.

AUD cutoffs go DU way, soar
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

The largest jump of 15 per cent is in the cutoff for Scheduled Caste candidates outside the NCT for BA (Hons) with a major in Social Sciences and Humanities.

Central varsities agree to CBCS
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

A ministry statement after the meeting also stated that 'all VCs assured that their preparations are complete and they will be starting CBCS this academic session'.

Day After Sisodia’s ‘Inspection’: School refutes reports about drug use on premises
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

The school maintains that it is stringent about not allowing any drug-related activity to continue within the school premises.

DU third cut off list 2015: Find seats in top colleges at www.du.ac.in
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

Cut-offs for admission into Computer Science (Hons) still remain high, with colleges such as College of Vocational Studies demanding a cut-off percentage of 92.5-97.5 per cent.

Stephen’s sexual assault: Complainant hands over ‘recordings of meetings’
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

The complainant alleges Thampu told her she had a choice between filing a complaint or taking it back, that he pushed for the latter — a charge Thampu denies.

DUTA terms CBCS illegal
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

According to Delhi University Act, “the courses and curricula shall be prescribed by the Ordinances and, subject thereto, by the Regulations.

Still room at top colleges for top courses in second list
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Though some colleges chose to be cautious by not dropping the percentage by more than 0.5, many have dropped as much as 5 points for certain courses.

At Ramjas, 10 of 12 fail to clear paper
Sat, Jun 27, 2015

At least 10 of the 12 students of BA History (Hons) third year from Ramjas College who took their subsidiary Economics exam in May 2015 have failed.

In top Delhi University colleges, cut-offs find few takers
Sat, Jun 27, 2015

Even on the second day of admission in Delhi University (DU), demand for certain courses in top colleges remained abysmally low with many registering admissions only in single digits.

DU admissions: High cut-offs keep students away
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

Delhi University’s sky-high cut-offs left many students disappointed at not being able to make the college of their choice in the first list.

DU announces first cut-off list, 100% to study Computer Science at CVS, IP College
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

In the first list of Delhi University, anyone with less than 95 stands little chance of getting into most top colleges.

Colleges trash UGC cleanliness drive
Wed, Jun 24, 2015

The drive, a part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, was scheduled to begin on June 22.

In Atali, Ramzan begins with prayers, some fear
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

“Everything has changed. Ramzan used to be a joyous occasion but now everyone is worried. I cannot risk offering namaz at the mosque for an hour and-a-half. They burnt it down and hurt us once; how do we know it won’t happen again?” he says.

Teachers’ groups from various states protest against CBCS
Sat, Jun 20, 2015

Teachers had gathered under the banners of All India Federation of University and College Teachers’ Organisation (AIFUCTO) and Federation of Central University Teachers’ Associations (FEDCUTA).