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VC leaves interactive session without listening to grievances, students fume

Earlier, the VC spoke about initiatives taken by his administration to tackle problems faced by research scholars. The VC said, “The strength of Panjab University are scholars and we will channelise your ideas and thoughts.

Panjab University: AFSPA must not be politicised, says Retd Col

Under AFSPA, the armed forces have the authority to prohibit a gathering of five or more persons in “disturbed areas”, use force or even open fire after giving due warning if they feel a person is in contravention of the law.


One washing machine for 500 hostellers, Panjab University pilots thrift

A pilot project in which the varsity introduced one washing machine each in two hostels with a combined strength of over 1,000 has begun to falter even before it was launched.

Panjab University students protest against Citizenship Bill

The Bill, which will amend the Citizenship Act of 1955, was proposed on July 19, 2018 in Lok Sabha. If the Bill is passed, illegal migrants belonging to the minority communities in the neighboring countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan will become eligible for Indian citizenship.

Mixed response to Panjab University move on vehicle-free campus

It was in September 2014 that the council carried out a referendum in which students overwhelmingly voted in favour of making the university more student-friendly by restricting the parking of heavy vehicles inside the campus.

Demanding 24-hour open girls' hostel, Panjab University students gift 'shame' sweets to VC on Diwali

“Hum apni authorities ko yeh keemti sharam dene aaye hain (We’ve come to hand over shame as a precious Diwali gift to the authorities)"


Panjab University student body president: Awareness on PUCASH should be visible on campus

President of the Panjab University Campus Student Council Kanupriya said that the student council would be actively involved in raising awareness on sexual harassment on the campus.

Chandigarh: New panel to look into cancellation of PhD, fellowship of research scholar

The scholar had also lodged a complaint against former V-C Prof Grover on July 20, alleging that he had intimidated her and tried to favour the accused.

Kanupriya’s Parents Attend Oath-taking Ceremony: ‘She’s a born protester, president of our family too...’

On September 6, she created history by becoming the first woman president of the student council along with leading her Left-leaning party Students For Society (SFS) to its first presidential victory since it first contested the election in 2014.