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UGC approves Rs 37 crore as assistance to University

A release from the Assistant Registrar of the University K Mahesh said on Thursday that the expert committee of the UGC had assessed the financial requirement of the University to ensure capital assets and infrastructures.

Delhi confidential: One Voice

The matter is due to be heard in the apex court in the next few days.


Under cloud for long, Pondicherry University vice-chancellor Chandra Krishnamurthy resigns

The Indian Express had reported on November 22, 2014 that Krishnamurthy plagiarised most of one book mentioned in her CV, which also listed two other books that may have never been published at all.

Pondicherry varsity row: Supreme Court asks V-C to respond to notice in three weeks

Krishnamurthy had challenged the Madras High Court order, upholding the show-cause notice issued to her by the President in August 2015.

Several complaints later, HRD Ministry moves to sack Pondicherry varsity V-C

Sources said the HRD Ministry has decided to process Krishnamurthy’s case as it has given her enough opportunity to present her side of the case.

Two ‘molested’ on Pondicherry university campus, students protest

Two students of Pondicherry Central University were reportedly molested by unidentified persons on campus in two separate instances on Friday evening, triggering protests by students that lasted through the night. While one of the students has refused to complain, reportedly out of fear, the administration has filed a complaint with the local police on behalf […]


Pondicherry Central University V-C placed on ‘compulsory wait’

The Puducherry government also sent a show cause notice to Krishnamurthy’s residence after it was approved by the President’s office.

Pondicherry Univ: Goons attack students, teachers and departments that took part in anti-VC agitation

At least four departments including Chemistry, bioinformatics, pollution control, green energy departments were ransacked by the mob.

Pondicherry University strike: V-C’s ‘fake CV’ has nothing to do with students, says HRD ministry

Striking students and Pondicherry University Teachers’ Association (PUTA) issued a statement saying they are being forced to continue the strike as the HRD ministry was unable to address their grievances.

Pondicherry University teachers turn judge, jury in campus trial, 27-hr detention

The HRD Ministry is yet to act on the MA student's complaint that he was illegally detained and abused by faculty and security officials.