Thapar made the observations while delivering the Dr Asghar Ali Memorial Lecture on ‘Indian society and the secular’ at Jamia Millia Islamia.
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.
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.
L K Advani said he appreciates “anyone who can use cinema for patriotism”.
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.
ABVP national executive council member Rohit Chahal warned that future screenings of the film will meet the same fate.
Most speakers condemned the government’s alleged attempt towards the saffronisation of education and attacked the “cancer” like Choice Based Credit System (CBCS).
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.
The students are demanding that Chauhan and four other society members – Anagha Ghaisas, Narendra Pathak, Rahul Solapurkar and Shailesh Gupta — be removed.
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.
ABVP-led DUSU says film on Muzaffarnagar riots ‘anti-Hindu’; Kirori Mal College calls police.
Given the proximity of the dump, the stench of garbage is often unbearable, complain students.
DU media spokesperson Malay Neerav said colleges will have to take a call for a foolproof system.
The organisations have decided to keep up the momentum against CBCS.
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.
Memon is set to be hanged at the Nagpur Central Jail on Thursday morning.
The research scholar has also specifically requested for a woman supervisor.
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.
On Friday, Thampu took on Karat, saying she should have “checked her facts” and that her “activism should not abort the truth”.
The course teaches the functions of Hindi language in administrative work, advertising, mass communication and computer education, among others.
The notice was issued after CPM Politburo member Brinda Karat, along with the complainant, met HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday afternoon.
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.
Earlier under the three-year system, students were supposed to study both English and Hindi.
The Executive Council of DU has decided to grant students two extra years to submit their thesis.
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.”
NSUI on the other hand claimed that the entire episode was staged by CYSS for publicity.
Students and teachers see it as an “attack” on their freedom and democratic rights.
St Stephen's Media Advisor Karen Gabriel, however, claimed that due process had to be followed in the case.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Madhur Verma, however, said that there was no vandalism incident.
DU student union elections usually witness a straight contest between the ABVP and the NSUI.
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.
Admissions on the basis of the second cutoff will be held from July 14 to 16. Third list will be out on July 17.
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.
Ambedkar University has received 15,561 applications this year for its undergraduate programmes, 65 per cent more than last year.
SOL officials claimed the admission process was smoother than before and that the majority of students faced no problems.
Ameeta Wattal, principal of Springdales, Pusa Road, said the minister did not have an objection with the high fees as such.
Five years later, she’s in New York when she hears something that shatters her world — Fadi, now a battle hardened ISIS fighter has been killed in Syria by a US drone-strike.