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As many as 1,500 JNU students petition president to bring back GSCASH

They said the verdicts had resulted in an 'environment of fear preventing students like us from approaching the ICC'.

No leaves for JNU teachers who don’t mark attendance

The university had faced severe backlash from students as well as teachers for making 75% attendance mandatory.

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In JNU, food court could replace canteens

The JNU Students’ Union condemned the move towards “corporatisation and privatisation”. In 2004, the union had successfully opposed a Nestle outlet opening on campus.

Forces within JNU waging war against India, seen with students’ union: Nirmala Sitharaman

The JNUSU, in a statement, said it was “deeply dismayed” by Sitharaman’s statements.

JNU enforces more rules to restore normalcy

On Monday, the university had banned protest gatherings and processions and restricted outsider entry into hostels. In retaliation, students held a night vigil on campus, singing revolutionary songs.

Pre-poll debates should not be limited to varsity elections: Delhi High Court

"Why should debates be limited to JNU elections only? You should take it beyond," the court had suggested to Congress leader Salman Khurshid.

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JNU changes venue of second convocation

Jawaharlal Nehru University has denied that the change is due to the protests by students.

Don’t destroy my university

Ideological intolerance and a bureaucratic strait-jacket are damaging JNU. Don’t let a mediocre leadership denigrate one of our finest institutions.

JNU sexual harassment case: Panel clears professors, warns complainants

The first complaint relates to an alleged incident in 2013, and the second to an incident last year — the complaints in both the cases were registered in January this year. The probe report, along with the ICC’s recommendations, in the first case was submitted on June 29, and in the second case on July 25.

Fines mar the start of new semester at JNU

Former JNUSU joint secretary Tabrez Hasan also has fines amounting to Rs 16,000 slapped against him for two cases. T

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Protests against Afzal Guru event at Jawaharlal Nehru University

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

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.

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Umar Khalid taken to undisclosed location after questioning

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

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.

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Security tightened outside JNU

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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