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Jawaharlal Nehru University


Strict action against those trying to change character of JNU, Govt says in Parliament

March 19, 2020 3:29 pm

The mandate of the JNU is research. The JNU's basic character which existed earlier will continue to remain, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said during the Question Hour in Rajya Sabha.

JNU advises students to return home amid coronavirus outbreak

March 16, 2020 8:27 pm

All students are strongly advised to return to their homes and take adequate precautions as per guidelines issued by the Government of India, read the varsity notification

JNU Entrance Test 2020: Application process begins, check schedule

March 03, 2020 12:41 pm

JNU Entrance Test 2020: The Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Test (JNUET 2020) will be held from May 11. The candidates can apply through

JNU further extends semester registration date

January 16, 2020 12:15 pm

Amid registration boycott by a section of students, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) again extended the deadline to register for the next semester till January 17.

'JNU is our top university': HRD minister after 18 varsity students clear UPSC IES exam

January 15, 2020 3:33 pm

The results of the UPSC IES examinations was declared on January 10, 2020. A total of 32 candidates qualified for IES and ISS examination this year

Can’t preserve data: WhatsApp to Delhi HC on plea for info on JNU violence

January 15, 2020 11:23 am

The court also issued directions to Google to preserve data as per law from Google Drive as early as possible.

JNU violence: Seize phones of members of WhatsApp groups that plotted the attack, HC tells police

January 15, 2020 2:04 am

The court was hearing a petition filed by three JNU professors seeking to preserve CCTV footage, WhatsApp conversations and other evidence related to the violence that unleashed on the campus of the premier institution injuring over 30 students and teachers.

Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar: The professor & the Vice-Chancellor

January 13, 2020 6:54 am

An excellent teacher, or a bad administrator? A robotic stickler for rules, or a man with no respect for them? A square peg in a round hole, or a humble misfit everywhere? The Indian Express finds out what makes Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar the face of the JNU unrest

Boycotting Deepika’s film reflective of Talibani mindset, says Shiv Sena

January 12, 2020 1:14 pm

Sena MP Sanjay Raut told mediapersons, "I feel it is wrong to boycott her film and brand her as a traitor just because she expressed her sentiments.”

Left behind JNU violence: Devendra Fadnavis

January 11, 2020 3:00 am

Dismissing the charge that PM Modi and Amit Shah were responsible for the unrest prevailing in the country, Fadnavis said: “This is a false propaganda being spread by the Opposition.”


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.