Aranya Shankar


NCC bars 10 Jamia students ‘over beard’
Tue, Dec 26, 2017

The 10 students also alleged that they asked the authorities to mention the reason for their “eviction” on the notice, but were simply given notices for 'indiscipline'

Attendance app cost DU college Rs 60 lakh: RTI
Mon, Dec 25, 2017

According to the RTI reply, Rs 9,61,400 was spent on the ERP in 2014-15; Rs 14,42,100 in 2015-2016; a similar amount in 2016-17; and Rs 10,08,100 till September this year.

Class XII student held for assaulting teacher of govt school in Sagarpur
Sat, Dec 23, 2017

According to police, the 19-year-old boy was upset as the teacher had scolded him for “consuming drugs” during a school trip a few days earlier.

In JNU, separate test for MPhil, PhD catches students by surprise
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

The declaration was made in admit cards provided to students for the entrance exams, scheduled from December 23-27.

Desilting work left: Two years on, migratory birds make their way to Dheerpur wetland
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

While a professor associated with the project claimed that the DDA is yet to carry out desilting work in the wetland, he said their intervention has started yielding results.

Delhi University rejects 101 names picked by government for governing bodies of 28 colleges
Sun, Dec 10, 2017

Dean of Colleges Devesh Sinha said, “I met Manish Sisodia a week ago. He asked for more names and we will be sending the list soon. The Election Commission had unanimously rejected the earlier panel, so we sent a list of 157 names to the government.”

JNU cancels Babri anniversary event to ‘maintain communal harmony’
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

Subramanian Swamy was supposed to deliver a talk on ‘Why Ram Mandir in Ayodhya’ at the Koyna Hostel. He was invited by the Vivekanand Vichar Manch – a group of 1o students, who had organized the event to “salute legendary fighter and martyrs” of the Ram Janmabhoomi movement.

Girl ‘sexually assaulted’ in class pulled out of school
Mon, Dec 04, 2017

The school, meanwhile, maintained it is cooperating with the police in their investigation. “Schools are refusing admission. They are saying there can be no admission after August 31. I had asked for academic refuge on compassionate grounds,” she said.

JNU academic council gives nod to turn Sanskrit centre to school
Sun, Dec 03, 2017

Girish Nath Jha, a professor from SCSS, said they had pushed for the conversion earlier as well, but were better prepared to present their case this time. “We have been given this chance to set up a world-class School.

No one has right to insult jauhar: RSS leader
Fri, Dec 01, 2017

Jauhar was once a Hindu self-immolation practice among women who wanted to escape from the hands of invaders.

No avenue to seek recourse for those wrongly incarcerated: A P Shah
Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Citing the case of the Talwars, Shah said, "there was complete miscarriage of justice with the media playing havoc in the case and circulating ludicrous theories about the character of a young girl and her parents."

Next polls Narendra Modi vs people of India: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Sat, Nov 25, 2017

Arvind Kejriwal also hit out at the BJP, saying that the public was suffering because of policies such as demonetisation and GST, and that the 2019 elections would be a contest between PM Modi and the people of India.

Delhi: 4-year-old ‘sexually assaulted’ by classmate; mother says hold the school responsible, my girl was left unattended
Fri, Nov 24, 2017

The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights, meanwhile, summoned the principal and three staff members of the private school.

India International Trade Fair: From Turkey to Afghanistan, sellers say GST hitting business, we won’t return
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

With a nearly 50 per cent drop in business since last year, Hakan Karpuz from Turkey claimed he would not return to the fair next year

JNU teachers’ body opposes Visitor’s nominee
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Asif was appointed as a Professor in the School of Language, Literature & Cultural Studies on November 1, and his appointment is to be ratified by EC on November 23. He is one of four names approved by Kovind as Visitor’s nominee to the EC.

A new name for Dyal Singh (Evening) College: Vande Mataram Mahavidyalaya
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

“Whether it’s your own mother or Bharat mata, mother is mother. Those who have a problem with paying obeisance to mother, there is a question mark on whether they are human beings or not,” Amitabh Sinha said

Autonomy to colleges: Funding won’t be hit, says UGC
Fri, Nov 17, 2017

The meeting saw the presence of K K Sharma, Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development and UGC Chairman V S Chauhan.

Being homosexual is ‘a tendency’, says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at JNU event
Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Sri Sri was responding to a student, who asked how he should deal with ill-treatment by his friends and family over his sexual orientation.

After four-year gap, ABVP forms fresh unit in Jamia university
Tue, Nov 07, 2017

The RSS-affiliated students’ body said this is its largest unit at the university so far. The last unit comprised six members and fell apart in 2013 after its members graduated from the institution.

IGNOU courses in the offing: Vedic studies, spiritualism, yoga
Wed, Nov 01, 2017

Vice-Chancellor Ravindra Kumar who retires Wednesday, also said IGNOU’s contribution to higher education “had not been properly assessed”.