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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.

DU student’s accident: Miranda House bids adieu to ‘jolly’ Pegu
Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Pegu, who was from Guwahati, was a second year student of English (Hons) and an active member of the Women Development Cell (WDC) in the college.

Asked to attend Prakash Javadekar event in Jamia, hostel students refuse to welcome him
Wed, Sep 28, 2016

Residents of the hostel have now written an “open letter” to the Union minister — who is scheduled to inaugurate a girls’ hostel — telling him he was “not welcome” on campus.

Delhi Police increase vigil around LSR after students complain of ‘indecent exposure’
Tue, Sep 27, 2016

These lanes — some of which house PGs and connect the college with the Moolchand Metro station — are usually dark and deserted because of inadequate lighting, they said.

Housing for students in Delhi: Without a hostel seat, what some students have been forced to do
Mon, Sep 26, 2016

With the universities facing a hostel crunch, life becomes a struggle for many students from modest backgrounds who do not get a hostel seat.

Housing for students in Delhi: Struggle for hostel, affordable accommodation
Mon, Sep 26, 2016

In DU, the challenge to house outstation students has grown in the last 20 years. Students who do not get hostel seats are forced to hunt for affordable housing, which is easier said than done.

Promote cultural integration of Africans and Indians to curb violence
Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Several intellectuals argued that the “racism” within Indian minds was a product of the hierarchy and discrimination perpetuated by the caste system

Seeking hostel room, students pitch tent, JNU says not done
Wed, Sep 21, 2016

Several students have joined them in solidarity.

How 57,000 plastic cups landed Delhi teen in Guinness Book of World Records
Mon, Sep 19, 2016

As a student of Apeejay School, Kushagra Tayal would spend hours in the library fighting with other students for a chance to browse through the pages of the Guinness Book of World Records.

Left alliance sweeps JNU polls, ABVP loses ‘referendum’
Sun, Sep 11, 2016

Mohit Pandey of the All India Students’ Association (AISA) was elected president, while Amal P P and Satarupa Chakraborty of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) were elected vice-president and secretary respectively.

JNUSU polls: BAPSA announces its arrival as a contender in JNU’s political scene
Sun, Sep 11, 2016

JNUSU polls: Members of the organisation say it was after deliberations of over a year that the organisation was formed to break the “hegemony of both the Left and Right.”

JNUSU polls: Turnout surges to 60%, highest in 3 years
Sat, Sep 10, 2016

The JNUSU polls are being widely watched owing largely to the nationalism debate triggered by an event held on February 9 to mark the death anniversary of Parliament attack convict Azfal Guru.

At JNU presidential debate, Feb 9 incident, Rohith Vemula take centrestage
Thu, Oct 06, 2016

Student organisations had reached early to capture their spots for the event.

JNU polls: complaint against ABVP for bulk SMS
Tue, Sep 06, 2016

Outgoing JNUSU joint-secretary Saurabh Sharma from the ABVP denied the organisation had undertaken any such strategy.

Their groups not in fray, but Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya take fight to ABVP
Mon, Sep 05, 2016

BASO too has given a call for people to vote against the ABVP. It is the first time that Umar and Anirban have brought out a pamphlet asking people to vote in the JNUSU elections.

JNU Students’ Union Elections: The presidential candidates and their poll planks
Wed, Sep 07, 2016

JNUSU elections are conducted entirely by the students.

JNU Students’ Union Elections: September 9 ballot in February 9 aftermath
Mon, Sep 05, 2016

The JNUSU elections this year are likely to be widely tracked owing largely to the happenings following the February 9 event on the campus during which alleged anti-national slogans were raised.

Kanhaiya Kumar’s student union won’t contest JNUSU polls this year
Fri, Sep 02, 2016

Last year, AISF leader Kanhaiya Kumar had won the post of the JNUSU president.

JNUSU polls: SFI, AISA team up
Thu, Sep 01, 2016

JNUSU polls: The alliance has materialised after several appeals for Left unity, against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), were made on the campus.

Delhi: Dengue, chikungunya cases spike, govt facilities swamped, patients flock to private hospitals but find little relief
Wed, Aug 31, 2016

There are over 300 fever patients admitted to Sir Ganga Ram. Doctors said two or three out of every 10 patients coming in with complaints of high fever and weakness test positive for dengue, while the rest have chikungunya.

JNU rape case: Complainant’s drink not spiked, says victim’s lawyer
Tue, Aug 30, 2016

Advocate Vrinda Grover has also asked the police to stop the “selective leaking of information that compromises the identity and privacy of the complainant”.

JNUSU elections to be held by woman election commissioner
Mon, Aug 29, 2016

Unlike other universities, JNUSU elections are conducted entirely by students with no involvement of the administration.