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Won't allow people to give JNU a bad name: HRD minister

"Some people have given it a bad name. But their intentions would not be allowed to succeed. There is no question of JNU faltering from the mainstream. We won't allow it to happen," HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said

JNUSU demands inquiry into 'irregularities' in entrance exam, claims questions taken from substandard websites

The students' union alleged question papers of at least two programmes of study of Linguistics Centre were found copied from different available sources.

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JNU to hold third convocation to award alumni Nirmala Sitharaman, S Jaishankar

The two union ministers will be the first-ever recipients of the 'Distinguished Alumni Award' bestowed by the varsity. It is the third convocation, the second one was held last year.

JNU student body alleges discrepancies in entrance exam

NTA Director Vineet Joshi said, “We have received some objections to the answer key, but that happens after every exam. We have sent it to JNU for clarification. Once they get back to us, we will release the result.”

To host guests for Golden Jubilee event, JNU tells hostelers to vacate some rooms

The move has attracted criticism from the JNU Students’ Union and hostel residents.

JNU student hangs himself on campus

Police were informed about the incident around 11.30 am by the warden of Mahi Mandavi hostel, where Joshua stayed. Police sent a team, which reached the School of Languages after contacting the caller, identified as the in-charge of the hostel.

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Delhi HC pulls up JNU for withholding degree over woman’s complaint

Justice J R Midha directed JNU to hand over the degree to the student in two weeks, observing that it would not be appropriate to withhold it even if the complainant is at fault.

NTA JNUEE, CEEB admit card 2019: Know release date and time

JNUEE, CEEB admit card 2019: The admit card will be available to download from the official website on May 14, 2019. The students can download the admit card through the official websites

NTA releases JNUEE admit card: How to download

JNUEE admit card 2019 released at ntajnu.nic.in. The exams to be conducted from May 27, 2019 onwards. This is the first time that the admission process for JNU is being conducted by a third party, being conducted in MCQ-based format and online.

JNU admissions 2019: NTA to conduct JNUEE, applications to release today

JNU admissions 2019: The NTA will give aspirants access to test practice centres where they will be able to familiarise themselves with the computer-based test.

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JNU row: Umar Khalid rusticated, Kanhaiya fined for pro-Afzal Guru event

While Umar and Anirban were found guilty of triggering communal violence and disrupting communal harmony on campus, Mujeeb was found guilty of participating in the sloganeering.

Make In India week, JNU protests, Grammys: Here are top 30 frames of the week

Narendra Modi inaugurates Make In India. JNUSU Kanhaiya Kumar sent to 14-day judicial custody. 58th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

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JNU students lead march for Kanhaiya Kumar's release, protest sedition law

JNU students began their march from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar in protest against the arrest of Kanhaiya Kumar and the ‘gagging of freedom of speech’ by the government.

JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar sent to 14-day judicial custody

JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested on sedition charges, was allegedly beaten up by lawyers on Wednesday while he was being produced at Patiala House court.

JNU row: Protest, counter-protest continue in Delhi

A scuffle broke out at the Patiala House court in New Delhi on Monday afternoon after a group of about 40 lawyers present inside the court started shouting anti-JNU slogans demanding that University faculty present inside the court leave.

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JNU Row: Umar Khalid, Anirban Granted Interim Bail By Delhi Court

Delhi’s Patiala House Court on Friday granted six-month interim bail to JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, slapped with sedition charges. Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh granted the bail plea of Umar and Anirban and directed both the accused to furnish Rs 25,000 as surety amount. Celebrating their release, JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar said […]

Keystrokes: Kanhaiya

In his deposition before the high-level inquiry committee set up to probe the controversy following the February 9 event at JNU, Registrar Bupinder Zutshi said students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar knew about the event, according to sources. – See more 

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Romila Thapar And Harbans Mukhia At JNU Campus

Saying that efforts were being made to “obfuscate nationalism”, historian Romila Thapar Sunday said nationalism could not be the identity of one group and universities are “obvious places” for conducting “incisive debates on the nationalist enterprise”. – See more

Leaders of Student Wings Of RSS, Congress And CPI-ML Talk About Unrest In Universities And Kanhaiya

The leaders of the student wings of the RSS, CPI-ML and the Congress talk about the unrest in universities, what comprises nationalism and sedition, and what Kanhaiya means for the politics of the country. See more

Kanhaiya Kumar's Speech At JNU Campus After Release

JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar lashed out at ABVP after his release from jail on Thursday evening. Thanking all who stood by him while he was in jail, Kanhaiya said he believes in the Constitution and Judiciary of India. Kanhaiya, who was arrested last month by the Delhi Police and booked under the charges […]

JNU unrest: Former professor returns his award

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Former Jawaharlal Nehru University professor Chaman Lal on Friday returned the 'Hinditar Bhashi Hindi Lekhak Puraskar' to the Ministry of Human Resource Development Ministry in the wake of ongoing unrest in the varsity. Lal said VC's moral authority will take a hit if he was not able to protect the faculty members, students and staff. Lal also termed the VC's move to allow police to enter the campus as a "disaster".

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I attended Mahishasura event in JNU: BJP MP

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Confirming his attendance at the ‘Mahishasura festival’ of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in 2011, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Udit Raj on Friday said that he changed his thoughts after joining the saffron party. Raj further stated that Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani’s remarks on the Mahishasura event were political and he attended the event as an activist then. Irani had yesterday created a huge uproar in the Rajya Sabha by reading out a document on the Mahishasur Puja, observed on the JNU campus every October since 2011.

Budget Session Kicks Off On A Dramatic, Stormy Note: An Analysis

Day two of the Budget session of Parliament saw Rajya Sabha face repeated adjournments as Opposition party BSP stormed the Well of the House demanding that the BJP government come clear on the constitution of an inquiry committee into the suicide of Rohith Vemula. The House was then adjourned for the day. In Lok Sabha, […]

JNU row: Umar, Anirban sent to three-day remand

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Prem Nath informed that a local court has sent Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, Jawaharlal Nehru University students booked on sedition charges, to three-day police remand. The DCP said the Delhi Police will interrogate the students amid tight security. Khalid and Bhattacharya are among the five students, who along with JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, had allegedly raised ‘anti-national’ slogans at an event organised on the university campus on February 9.

Scene Outside JNU Campus After Umar Khalid & Anirban Bhattacharya Surrendered

JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, wanted by Delhi Police in connection with raising of alleged anti-national slogans on the campus, surrendered late Tuesday night. Special Commissioner (Law and Order) Deepak Mishra confirmed the development. Police sources said both students had moved out of the JNU campus and were in their custody. They were […]

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