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Jawaharlal Nehru University


JNU Academic Council approves vacation for faculty after 3-year gap

June 25, 2022 7:05 pm

“In a major step, JNU authorities notify vacations for its faculty after a gap of three long years. JNU academic council approved the much-needed vacations for its academic community who have been working tirelessly without any break,” read a post on the official Facebook page of JNU.

234 cadets get JNU degrees

May 30, 2022 8:39 am

 Out of 234 passing out cadets, 41 got degrees in Science stream, 106 cadets in Computer Science and 68 cadets in Arts stream. Nineteen cadets from friendly foreign countries were also awarded degrees at the function.

JNUTA condemns targetting of professors Lal, Kant for critiquing ‘majoritarian positions’

May 24, 2022 10:46 am

The JNU Teachers' Association said many such attacks have been “directed at academics from Dalit and minority communities”.

JNU to adopt CUET PG for academic year 2022-23; check details here

May 23, 2022 2:58 pm

For admissions to postgraduate and advanced diploma courses of proficiency programmes in JNU, candidates will have to appear for CUET PG exam. Details will be available on the official JNU website —

India did not learn democracy from the British: JNU V-C

May 21, 2022 4:26 am

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Vice-Chancellor Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit was speaking on the second day of a three-day seminar organised by Delhi University’s Political Science department.

It’s natural for humans to be meat-eaters, not vegetarians

April 18, 2022 7:09 am

M A Kalam writes: Pushing vegetarianism as the norm in India has more to do with identity politics than historical fact

Campus violence: Sentiments must be respected, says Ramdas Athawale; NCP hits out at BJP

April 12, 2022 4:30 am

While students from the Left outfits alleged that ABVP had first indulged in violence as they did not want non-vegetarian food to be cooked and served in the hostel mess on Ram Navami, ABVP and the University registrar said that violence had begun when some students objected to a ‘havan’ inside Kaveri hostel on the festival.

Day after violence at JNU, police file cross-FIRs

April 11, 2022 11:26 pm

While police said six students were injured, Left activists alleged the number was 50-60, while ABVP claimed it was 15-20, including 8-10 members of the outfit. Around 15 students were admitted to Safdarjung Hospital following the violence.

AP EAMCET 2022: Check exam pattern, last year's eligibility criteria and other details

April 13, 2022 11:31 am

AP EAMCET 2022 will be conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) on behalf of the State Council for Higher Education, Andhra Pradesh (SCHE, AP)

Protest caps day of violence at JNU

April 11, 2022 9:42 am

The march was taken out by members of the JNU Students’ Union, which demanded action against ABVP members, alleging that they had assaulted students inside Kaveri hostel over non-vegetarian food being served there.


Protests against Afzal Guru event at Jawaharlal Nehru University

February 13, 2016 10:46 am

Residents of Munirka village protest outside the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against the organising of a meet to “mourn” the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, in New Delhi.

Delhi University students vote to elect new union

September 11, 2015 5:41 pm

Students of Delhi University on Friday (September 11) queued up at various polling centres at their respective campuses to cast their votes for the elections to their union bodies.


Umar Khalid taken to undisclosed location after questioning

February 24, 2016 12:36 pm

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid, who has been booked on charges of sedition, left Delhi's RK Puram police station to an undisclosed place after questioning by police. Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who are facing sedition charges for allegedly raising anti-national slogans, surrendered before the Delhi Police on Tuesday night. Following a medical check-up, the two were interrogated for around five hours and will be presented before the magistrate later in the day.

Left parties protest outside Parliament over JNU row

February 24, 2016 7:34 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): The Left parties on Wednesday protested outside the Parliament over the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) row and Rohith Vemula suicide case. The leaders raised slogans against the Central Government and demanded to stop the attacks on democratic and constitutional rights of the people.

Security tightened outside JNU

February 23, 2016 2:05 pm

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The security was increased outside the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Tuesday in view of the unrest going on the campus. The JNU has turned into a fortress as the five students, accused of involving in 'anti-national' activities, are still in the administration block of the varsity, while police keeps vigil outside the gates.

ABVP condemns Umar Khalid's speech in JNU

February 22, 2016 2:45 pm

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Monday condemned speech of Jawaharlal Nehru University student Umar Khalid, accused of raising anti-national slogans, saying the students shouting 'Save JNU' slogans are the same people supporting Khalid's speech on Sunday night. An ABVP activist said the speech has again deteriorated the image of JNU, adding that some professors are continuously supporting such students. Another activist demanded that students and teachers indulged in 'anti-national' activities should be first punished by the university and then by the judiciary.

JNU row: Umar return to campus, cops hover outside

February 22, 2016 5:45 am

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Five students of Jawaharlal Nehru University, including Umar Khalid, who were being looked by the police for making ‘anti-national’ statements on the campus earlier, surfaced at the varsity on Sunday. The five students, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya, Rama Naga, Ashutosh Kumar and Anant Prakash, had gone missing since February 12 after JNU Student Union president leader Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on sedition charges. Khalid was seen addressing over 200 students outside the administration block on Sunday night. Police teams have been positioned outside the University and have been asked to wait for the students to surrender themselves.

Students who raised anti-national slogans lack moral ethics: Parrikar

February 19, 2016 7:48 am

Mumbai, Feb 19 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the students alleged of raising anti-national slogans on the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus lack moral ethics. The Defence Minister was speaking about the controversial February 9 event organised on the JNU campus against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

JNU students hold protest march, sell ‘Mera Yaar Kanhaiya’ t-shirts

February 18, 2016 1:39 pm

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Staging a march protest Mandi House to Jantar Mantar, the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Thursday wore "Mera Yaar Kanhaiya" T-Shirts and sold them in order to show their support to Kanhaiya Kumar. Students of JNU took out the rally demanding Kanhaiya’s release and dropping of sedition charges against him. Meanwhile, Kanhaiya applied for a bail before the Supreme Court and the matter will be heard on Friday. Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee is likely to argue for Kanhaiya’s bail plea.

Strict action should be taken against anti-national people: Rahul

February 18, 2016 10:00 am

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday led a delegation to meet President Pranab Mukherjee to discuss the Jawaharlal Nehru University row. Talking to mediapersons after the meeting, he said strict action should be taken against the people raising anti-national slogans. Rahul added that because of few students, the entire university should not be held responsible, adding the JNU row has damaged India's image globally. He further said that RSS and Centre are trying to impose their ideology on the entire nation and Congress will not let it happen.

JNU row: Three ABVP leaders resign

February 18, 2016 5:25 am

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Three office-bearers of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) unit on Wednesday resigned in solidarity with the ongoing students' protests against Centre's 'manhandling' the row at the university. Saurabh Sharma, joint secretary of ABVP and JNUSU, said they haven't received any resignation letter till now. He added that they scarified their career because of the pressure created by others.

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

February 17, 2016 3:51 pm

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.