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Friday, December 04, 2020



JNU's indifference to falling academic standards in other universities is now biting back

December 04, 2020 8:55 am

Brand JNU has become more important than the product; instead of appreciating what it requires to be at JNU, it is being assumed that being at JNU will provide what is required.

Aishe Ghosh among many fined for ‘illegal’ stay in JNU hostel

December 04, 2020 11:23 am

JNU students’ union president Aishe Ghosh was among those fined Rs 2,000 Thursday by her hostel warden.

Barred from entering own house, Shehla Rashid's father says she took Rs 3 crore ‘to join party’; daughter denies

December 02, 2020 9:07 pm

Shehla Rashid, a former JNU student leader, is a founding member of JK Political Movement, floated by IAS topper and politician Shah Faesal.

New Vivekananda statue at JNU demands obedience and piety rather than engagement

November 27, 2020 8:43 am

The installation of the statue comes as its obverse, of a theatre of power heralding a new reality, presided over by the Prime Minister himself at his alliterative best (invoking “confidence, conviction, character”).

JNU represents blending of inclusion, diversity and excellence: President Kovind

November 18, 2020 8:57 pm

The President said that excellent faculty of JNU have been encouraging free debate and respect for difference in opinion. Students are treated as partners in learning which is how it should be in higher education.

PM Modi at JNU: Ideology not above national interest

November 13, 2020 1:18 am

Unveiling a life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda at the admin block, Modi cited examples of the freedom movement under Mahatma Gandhi, and the Emergency, as occasions when people of all political ideologies had come together in national interest.

Ideology should be seen supporting and not opposing matters of national interest: PM Modi at JNU event

November 12, 2020 10:33 pm

Giving priority to one's ideology over national interest has harmed the democratic system of the country a lot, he told students.

Explained: The row over the Vivekananda statue PM Narendra Modi unveiled at JNU

November 19, 2020 11:20 am

In November 2019, the JNU administration had filed a police complaint saying the statue, which was covered by a saffron veil, had allegedly been defaced and messages were written “targeting a political party and a group of people donning saffron coloured clothes”.

Highlights: 'It is our responsibility to realise Swami Vivekananda's vision for India,' says PM Modi at JNU event

November 12, 2020 10:03 pm

At the event, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said he hopes that the statue instils courage and compassion that Swami Vivekananda wanted to see in everyone.

PM Modi to unveil Swami Vivekananda's statue on JNU campus

November 09, 2020 11:01 am

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil (through video-conference) the life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda installed in the university campus on November 12, at 6:30 pm," VC said


Anurag Kashyap, Sushant Singh, Anubhav Sinha and others protest against JNU violence

January 06, 2020 9:47 pm

From filmmakers Anurag Kashyap and Anubhav Sinha to actor Gauahar Khan and Sushant Singh, a host of celebs were seen participating in protests against the JNU violence which took place on Sunday evening.

Bloodied students, broken doors: Photos that describe JNU violence

January 06, 2020 9:50 am

While JNUSU claimed members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) were behind the attack, ABVP denied the allegations.

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

April 25, 2016 9:03 pm

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

February 20, 2016 8:00 am

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

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

February 19, 2016 2:43 pm

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

February 18, 2016 9:53 am

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

February 15, 2016 6:52 pm

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.


Keystrokes: Kanhaiya

March 08, 2016 11:29 am

JNU unrest: Former professor returns his award

February 26, 2016 10:27 am

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".

I attended Mahishasura event in JNU: BJP MP

February 26, 2016 9:26 am

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.

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

February 25, 2016 7:54 am

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.