Aranya Shankar

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A day in the life of Rameshwari Photocopy Service shop, Delhi University
Sun, Dec 18, 2016

In DU, from desperate students to helpless teachers, many roads lead to the small photocopy shop that has won a copyright case against major publishers

No protesters within 20 metres of buildings: JNU
Thu, Dec 15, 2016

In recent days, the administrative block has become a bone of contention between the administration and the JNU Students’ Union (JNUSU).

Missing JNU student: Najeeb Ahmad’s mother thanks students as politicians turn up at rally
Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Nafees had given a call for a march from Mandi House to Parliament Street, which was attended by over 1,000 people, holding flags and banners.

After grill, JNU puts up pots at ground zero of protests
Wed, Dec 14, 2016

The administrative block has been the nerve centre of student protests.

Euthanasia: Judiciary backs it, journos don’t
Tue, Dec 13, 2016

Published in the Indian Journal of Palliative Care, the study looks at attitude of select professionals toward euthanasia in the capital.

Iron grill at administrative block becomes latest flashpoint in JNU
Tue, Dec 13, 2016

JNUSU general secretary Satarupa Chakraborty said, “This indicates how the JNU V-C is using cheap tactics to prevent students from raising their voices...”

Demonetisation: Second-hand book market feels the pinch
Sun, Dec 11, 2016

Since demonetisation was announced on November 8, shopkeepers said their business has reduced drastically, despite many of them installing Paytm and getting PoS machines.

‘All levels of transactions’ in JNU to go digital
Sat, Dec 10, 2016

JNU community is requested peruse contents/ presentation about the digital payment initiative on the MHRD website.

Secular ethics is a must in education system: Dalai Lama
Sat, Dec 10, 2016

Speaking at the fifth annual convocation of Ambedkar University, he explained that ‘secular’ referred to the “Indian definition” of respecting all religions and not the “Western” notion which meant “disrespecting” it.

Delhi University-based photocopy shop owner welcomes verdict
Sat, Dec 10, 2016

Dharam Pal Singh, said he had no reason to create course packs beyond the curriculum.

Najeeb Ahmad missing: JNU to transfer hostels of 4 ABVP students
Fri, Dec 09, 2016

The decision, however, has come under attack from the Najeeb’s family, the ABVP as well as the JNU students’ union (JNUSU)

Missing Amma in Delhi: Tamils skip work, some head home
Wed, Dec 07, 2016

What she has done for us, the poor, nobody can. She gave our people free mixer-grinders, laptops, and even helped get girls married

Delhi: 50% of doctors faced ‘violence’ at hospital
Tue, Dec 06, 2016

In terms of the kind of violence, 87.3 per cent said they suffered verbal violence, followed by emotional violence.

Delhi: Exams, rent, ATM queues make for stressed outstation students
Mon, Dec 05, 2016

For many outstation students the beginning of December has brought similar worries, with the exam season clashing with the rent deadline.

Delhi paper clip: 77 per cent call centre staff don’t sleep in peace
Tue, Nov 29, 2016

The study was conducted from November 2011 to April 2013, on employees aged between 18 and 39 years working in Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida for longer than two months.

Delhi: At Cuban embassy, memories of Fidel Castro
Sun, Nov 27, 2016

Cuban ambassador Oscar Martinez Cordoves said that he would always remember Castro as “the symbol of dignity of the Cubans”.

JNU notice to 20, including Kanhaiya Kumar, for ‘confining officials’
Sat, Nov 26, 2016

Students had accused the administration of not doing enough to locate missing student Najeeb Ahmad.

Delhi paper clip: Not wearing helmet riskier for women
Tue, Nov 22, 2016

The study examined over 3,000 charts of trauma patients at the capital's Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Center from April 2009 until March 2011.

Demonetisation: For tourists, a rude shock on arrival
Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Jasmine from Israel said she stood in ATM queues every day for hours to withdraw Rs 2,000. “Half the day goes by standing in queues,

Chhattisgarh murder FIR names DU, JNU professors among 20
Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Nandini Sundar, Archana Prasad say charges ‘absurd, fabricated’.

Government should not change policies at IITs frequently: CNR Rao
Mon, Nov 07, 2016

CNR Rao was speaking at the 47th convocation ceremony of IIT Delhi.

Najeeb Ahmad missing: JNU becomes common stage for Left, Cong, AAP
Mon, Nov 07, 2016

Attacking the JNU administration, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said, 'Why has there been no serious investigation into the events of that night?'

OROP issue: Ex-serviceman commits suicide; son says just Rs 5,000 extra was subedar’s demand
Thu, Nov 03, 2016

According to his family and associates, all Grewal wanted was Rs 5,000 more as pension after having served the Territorial Army for about six years and the Defence Security Corps (DSC) for 24 years.

JNU teachers body objects to admin report on Najeeb Ahmad
Thu, Oct 27, 2016

JNUTA office bearers said they were “deeply worried over any attempt to give a clean-chit in advance to those who are out there to bring mob-violence in JNU”.

Najeeb Ahmad still missing, JNU students to approach LG, CM
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

The students were joined by the JNU Teachers’ Association (JNUTA) during the human chain raising slogans such as “We want Najeeb” and “Nau dinon se Najeeb hai gayab, kaun hai iske zimedaar?”.

Around 150 JNU students detained, let off after trying to take protest to MHA
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

The students planned to hold a protest outside the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) over the disappearance of JNU student Najeeb Ahmad.

On Rajnath Singh order, Delhi Police form team to find missing JNU student
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

A reward of Rs 50,000 has been announced for any person who provides information on Ahmad. VC, others confined to offices for 22 hours by protesting students.

Five days since disappearance: Morgue visit for kin of missing JNU student
Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Along with the SHO of Ranhola, the cousins were taken to the mortuary of Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital at Mangolpuri to identify the body — in a black T-shirt and gray pants.

JNU seeks CBI help to locate missing student, police question friends, family
Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Police sources said a special team, led by an assistant commissioner of police-level officer, had been constituted to search for the missing student

JNUSU calls for strike after university calls ‘missing’ student an ‘accused’
Thu, Oct 20, 2016

A case of abduction was registered at Vasant Kunj (North) police station Sunday following Ahmad’s disappearance.

Delhi: To keep their children’s dreams alive, parents find ways to make it to PTM
Sun, Oct 16, 2016

With the yellow report card tucked carefully inside a sheet of white paper, Shivam, a class XI student of the Senior Secondary Boys School in Nangloi, walks out of the classroom with his mother Sadhana Kumari.

Two brothers, one school, two very different results
Sun, Oct 16, 2016

At 3 pm, their hair oiled and neatly combed, wearing creased uniforms and black shoes, Aamir Khan and Ekhlaq Khan stand at the door of their one-room accommodation at Sangam Vihar, ready to accompany their mother to the parent-teacher meeting at their school.

Second shot at education sees these Jamia students excel
Sat, Oct 15, 2016

The Jamia Senior Secondary School, one of the beneficiaries of the scheme, enrolled 100 such students as part of a bridge course in Class XII to provide them quality education.

JNU notice to students for burning effigy of Gujarat govt
Thu, Oct 06, 2016

The event was organised by the Youth Forum for Discussions and Welfare Activities (YFDA).

Six JNU professors houses burgled in a month
Tue, Oct 04, 2016

Administration suspects thieves live on the campus, police say two cases have been reported.

When a girl studies, her entire family studies: Prakash Javadekar at Jamia event
Thu, Sep 29, 2016

He also said the central government had started, and stood firmly by, the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ campaign to give a fresh impetus to girls' education.