Aranya Shankar


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.

JNU rape case: Accused sent to custody, teachers demand his suspension
Fri, Aug 26, 2016

In a statement, 82 faculty members of JNU expressed “dismay” that the administration had not yet suspended Ratan or declared him out of bounds from the university

Afzal Guru row: In appeals process, JNU finds 21 students guilty, tweaks some fines
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

With this order, the penalised students have exhausted the last avenue to challenge their punishments within the university structure.

JNU condemns rape incident: It has tarnished university’s image
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

JNU has handed over the matter to the Gender Sensitisation Committee Against Sexual Harassment (GSCASH).

Chidambaram’s lecture at IIT Delhi cancelled, event organisers at odds
Sun, Aug 21, 2016

Intimating the cancellation, IIT Delhi’s Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) claimed Chidambaram had an “urgent meeting” and had to go out of town.

Protests in JNU as Ganga Dhaba faces ‘shutdown’
Sat, Aug 20, 2016

“Since the present occupant is illegally occupying the premises, he has been asked to vacate the place so that tendering procedure may be initiated at the earliest to run Ganga Dhaba,” the statement said.

Delhi Paper Clip: History of substance abuse among 88 per cent of 487 juveniles at observation home
Tue, Aug 16, 2016

The study observes that most of the juveniles came from “low socio-economic backgrounds and poverty-stricken areas where economic stability takes precedence over emotional stability”, and they are often victims of abuse and neglect.

Jamia calls for action against ‘defaulting police personnel’
Mon, Aug 15, 2016

While stating that police were not given permission to enter the premises, Jamia Vice-Chancellor Talat Ahmad said the officers did not enter any hostel and that “two to three students were unnecessarily making an issue”.

JNU sets new rules for student groups holding public events, students slam ‘attack on demo culture’
Fri, Aug 12, 2016

According to new rules, students who are interested in organising public meetings or other events in the campus would be required to 'ensure' that all participants provide their details including their name, the institution to which they belong, their mobile number and address

JNU to mark Independence Day with fancy dress event, patriotic songs
Thu, Aug 11, 2016

The university is also planning to hold essay-writing competitions and organise visits to local landmarks commemorating the freedom movement.

Delhi University’s students hold luggage march against the skyrocketing rates of PGs and scarcity of hostels
Sun, Aug 07, 2016

The march was organised by the All India Students’ Association (AISA) on Saturday as part of their ‘A Room of My Own’ campaign

JNU applies CCS Rules on professor, JNUTA cries foul
Sat, Aug 06, 2016

The JNUTA had argued that the suspension order was “excessive” as Agnihotri had accepted his “unintentional lapse” and was willing to repay the amount with interest.

JNU to initiate disciplinary action against professor, teachers protest
Sat, Aug 06, 2016

Ashish Agnihotri, associate professor at the Centre of French and Francophone Studies, was suspended with “immediate effect” on July 25.after being allegedly found guilty of declaring his parents as ‘dependents’ despite his father’s pension as a government servant.

Jamia to get 100% Wi-Fi coverage
Thu, Aug 04, 2016

The MHRD sanctioned Rs 8.75 crore for making the campus completely Wi-Fi

Chant ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’, says ABVP at Ambedkar seminar in DU college
Wed, Aug 03, 2016

They stood on the benches and pointed to some specific students and told them – "if you're not a Pakistani, then shout Bharat Mata ki Jai.”

Mehbooba Mufti, Rijiju unable to attend conference on Kashmir
Sun, Jul 31, 2016

The ‘Peace, People and Possibilities’ symposium was organised by RSS-affiliated NGO Vishwagram and held at the IIMC.

As many patriots in Kashmir, as in the rest of the country: V K Singh
Sat, Jul 30, 2016

J&K MLA Abdul Ghani Kohli dismissed those advocating azadi for Kashmir and said, “Kashmir is the crown of India. I am a proud Indian and a proud BJP minister.”

Kashmir conference shifts from JNU to IIMC
Fri, Jul 29, 2016

The JNU Student’s Union (JNUSU) which had earlier planned to protest outside the venue against inviting RSS leader Indresh Kumar has now decided to call off its protest and concentrate on admission assistance

UPSC topper Tina Dabi at LSR: ‘It’s a man’s world, to fight it you need to develop a very thick skin’
Fri, Jul 29, 2016

Addressing a packed auditorium, Dabi said her aim as an IAS officer is to set a “good example” of integrity for her subordinates, and work for women and students.

UPSC topper Tina Dabi at LSR: ‘Would like to work on women-related issues’
Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Heaping praises on the college in her speech, Tina Dabi said that LSR made her into who she was and taught her “progressive values”.

We are responsible for academic future of every student, says Manish Sisodia
Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Sisodia said it was the collective responsibility of VCs, principals and education officials to ensure that every student who completes Class XII in the city manages to secure a seat in a college or an university.

Jamia withdraws show-cause notice against scholar after protests
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

In the notice served on July 22 to Imran, a PhD student of International Studies at the MMA Jauhar Academy of International Studies and the president of the Jamia Students' Forum (JSF), he is pulled up for his making statements critical of the Jamia administration

JNU prof suspended, teachers’ association alleges witch-hunt
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

The professor had been found guilty of allegedly declaring his parents as ‘dependents’ despite his father’s pension as a government servant

JNU alumni alleges bias over admission, Haridwar university says communication gap
Sun, Jul 24, 2016

Tejasvi Sharma had applied for an MA in ‘Applied Yoga and Human Excellence’ at DSVV, but was denied admission

JNU PhD students demand a week’s extension at hostel
Sat, Jul 23, 2016

Students alleged that the university was not letting them stay on as guests for a week longer, as per the norm.

Diabetes prevalence higher in joint families than nuclear families: Study
Tue, Jul 19, 2016

The study also noted that T2DM prevalence was significantly higher in joint families than nuclear families, and highest among Jains as compared to other religions.

DU teachers to resume evaluation of papers
Tue, Jul 19, 2016

The DUTA had begun a total boycott of evaluation of all undergraduate papers on May 24 in protest against certain amendments to the University Grants Commission (UGC) norms.

JNU centralises process to ease admission
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

The university said it was making “efforts” to “provide hostel accommodation, library card, health centre card and ID card during the registration process”.

Noida: 9-year-old boy, who got stuck in swimming pool vent, dies
Sat, Jul 09, 2016

The residents claimed the boy was trapped underwater for about 10 minutes before being pulled out by lifeguards.

Tragedy at Noida residential society: 9-year-old boy who got stuck in swimming pool vent dies
Sat, Jul 09, 2016

Aditya Wardhan had been on ventilator support at Gangaram Hospital since June 30, a day after he got trapped underwater for 10 minutes, say residents

Row over Jamia Millia admissions: Selected students say names removed from list ‘arbitrarily’
Thu, Jul 07, 2016

Jamia holds entrance exams for all courses — undergraduate and postgraduate — following which a list of selected candidates is released.

Delhi: SRCC sees new high in influx of students from Tamil Nadu
Wed, Jul 06, 2016

Explaining the trend, Jain recalls an incident “about 10 years ago” when he had gone to Uttar Pradesh before admissions began in DU.