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Jadavpur University gets joint entrance board nod for 90 pc domicile reservation

The plan for domicile reservation was proposed by the JU faculty last year. The rationale behind the proposal was that ‘home students’ were being outnumbered by students from other states.

Jadavpur University: Defying govt guidelines, students’ groups sell old question papers

The university will conduct entrance tests for BA and MA courses from the third week of June.

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Jadavpur University teachers' bodies observe 3-hour ceasework

No classes were held in the afternoon hours as the ceasework was held from 2 pm to 5 pm, a spokesman of Jadavpur University Teachers' Association (JUTA) said

Jadavpur University engineering dept wants 90 pc seats for Bengal students, varsity to take final call

An official from the state Higher Education Department said that the government could not interfere in the decision taken by the Jadavpur University as it is an autonomous institution

Jadavpur University: Walk-in-interview for fellows in advance materials

The interview will be conducted on February 27. Selected candidates will get a monthly stipend worth Rs 14,000 along with house rent allowance (HRA)

Jadavpur University professor divested of duties over ‘sealed bottle’ remark

The professor had received flak after he compared a “virgin girl” to a “sealed bottle". "A virgin girl means many things accompanied as values, culture, sexual hygiene. To most boys virgin wife is like angel," he wrote.

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Kolkata professor says woman's virginity like 'sealed bottle', sparks outrage

International Relations' professor Kanak Sarkar has likened a woman's virginity to a "sealed bottle" or "packet" in a Facebook post on Sunday, triggering a furore on social media and academic circles.

Jadavpur University professor bats for ‘virgin bride’, triggers row

“A girl is biologically sealed from birth until it is opened. A virgin girl means many things accompanied as values, culture, sexual hygiene,” the professor wrote. The NCW has asked Bengal DGP to probe the matter.

Kolkata: Jadavpur University gets first installment of Rs 100 crore central grant

Of the sanctioned amount of Rs 41.66 crore, the central share was Rs 25 crore and state’s share Rs 16.66 crore.

Jadavpur University receives Rs 100-crore central grant to upgrade research facilities

Vice-chancellor Suranjan Das said the sanctioned money will used by the institution to set up new infrastructure and create advanced research facilities.

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Jadavpur University students hold march, demand VC's resignation, fresh probe

Thousands of students marched through the streets of the city demanding an impartial probe into the alleged police lathicharge on students of Jadavpur University (JU) along with the resignation of the varsity's vice-chancellor.

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Jadavpur University students protest against 'anti-national' activity in JNU

Kolkata, Feb 17 (ANI): Jadavpur University students staged a protest on Wednesday inside the university campus condemning the anti-national activities at Jawaharlal Nehru University One of the protestors said they are against every activity which hurts the sentiment of Indians. Students raised slogans of 'Vande Matram'and held up posters which said they belonged to JNU but don’t support anti-state activities.

Jadavpur Varsity VC condemns anti-national slogans Part 1

Kolkata, Feb 17 (ANI): Condemning all the anti-national activities and slogans, Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das on Wednesday said the rally was not officially convened by students' union. He assured that action will be taken against the people involved in the protest after he gets a report. Das said he will never govern the university with police's help as the university is an autonomous body. He added that entire university can't be defamed by such anti-national elements. Das said that some intruders were also spotted in the rally and the matter will be looked into by the university. He emphasized that the Jadhavpur University has a history of maintaining the freedom of expression and the right to dissent.

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Jadavpur Varsity VC condemns anti-national slogans Part 2

Kolkata, Feb 17 (ANI): Condemning all the anti-national activities and slogans, Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Suranjan Das on Wednesday said the rally was not officially convened by students' union. He assured that action will be taken against the people involved in the protest after he gets a report. Das said he will never govern the university with police's help as the university is an autonomous body. He added that entire university can't be defamed by such anti-national elements. Das said that some intruders were also spotted in the rally and the matter will be looked into by the university. He emphasized that the Jadhavpur University has a history of maintaining the freedom of expression and the right to dissent.

Politicians condemn Jadavpur University protest

New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Condemning the protests in Jadavpur University, Kolkata, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday said strict actions should be taken against people involved in anti-national activities but sedition charges should not be put against them as it fulfils their aspirations of gaining popularity. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon also condemned the protests in educational institutions. Meanwhile, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi emphasised on the need for the Jadavpur University students to come forward and identify the anti-social elements prevalent in the campus.

We support Article 370, not anti-national elements: Brinda Karat

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday said that Kanahaiya Kumar has done nothing wrong and all the charges against him are baseless. She said that her party supports Article 370 and autonomy for Kashmir within framework of Indian Constitution, but never supports anti-national slogans raised in Jadavpur University.

JNU row: Jadavpur University students raise anti-national slogans

Kolkata, Feb 17 (ANI): Students of Jadavpur University in West Bengal took to streets expressing solidarity with the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) demanding release of student leader booked on sedition charges. JNU Students’ Union President Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested last week on sedition charges after a group of youngsters organised an event in protest of the execution of 2001 parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru. Jadavpur University students shouted slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Students and academics of the JNU continue to boycott classes to protest against government.

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JU students protest demanding holding of students' union polls

Kolkata, Jan 09 (ANI): The students of Jadavpur University on Saturday protested over the holding of students' union elections. The students have been demonstrating protest following an advisory issued by the West Bengal Higher Education department, asking the state-run varsity to hold the elections after the state assembly polls. They were seen raising slogans in their protest. One of the protesters said that the decision will be taken once the committee will have a group discussion among themselves.

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