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Chandigarh Police ‘detain’ 10 SFS students for distributing CAA, NRC pamphlets

January 10, 2020 2:25 pm

10 students from Panjab University’s Students for Society (SFS), a Left-leaning student group, were detained at a police station at Maloya colony.

Panjab University students rage against JNU violence; protests across political spectrum

January 07, 2020 1:38 pm

Students from across the political spectrum held protest demonstrations at the university’s Student Center on Monday afternoon.

The Monday interview: ‘Assam has its reason to demand NRC, but it has nothing to do with religion’

December 23, 2019 5:34 am

We are not Islamophobic, and we don’t care what religion a new wave of immigrants will belong to, we only worry abut preserving the culture of the indigenous people.

Celebrations at Panjab University to mark 150 years of Gandhi

September 24, 2019 2:42 am

The department’s students, faculty and non-teaching staff participated in the rally. The participants raised slogans, ‘My dream campus, green campus, clean campus’, ‘Hum sab ka ek hi nara, saaf-suthra ho desh humara’ during the rally.

Punjab University’s Indian Coffee House bids farewell

July 02, 2019 7:36 am

As the university bid farewell to the coffee house, students were left with a heavy heart. With the increase in the number of eateries, the footfall at the iconic coffee house had fallen of late.

Amid tension, balm from Pakistan: university in Lahore sets up Guru Nanak Chair

February 21, 2019 3:22 pm

It also comes at a time when the Punjab government on the Indian side has made elaborate arrangements to celebrate 550th birth anniversary of the Sikh Guru, who was born at Nankana Sahib in Lahore.

Rose festival at Panjab University from Feb 8

February 07, 2019 7:41 am

University vice-chancellor Prof Raj Kumar will inaugurate the three-day event to be held at an estimated of Rs 15 lakh at 2pm on February 8. Professor Karamjeet Singh, registrar, Panjab University, will be the guest of honor.

Chandigarh: More than 200 girls protest at Panjab University, demand 24-hour open hostels

October 31, 2018 4:23 am

“The 11 pm curfew is a sham. The authorities like to boast about it but we can only enter till 11 pm. We cannot exit the hostels after 9 pm,” said a protester, who refused to be named. The slogans of the night were “Hostel kholo”, “PU prashasan murdabad” and “Naari mukti, sabki mukti zindabad”.

Panjab University: ‘Restrictions necessary in hostel... institutions need discipline to function’

October 29, 2018 9:17 am

The girls at PU pay Rs 6,000 per semester as hostel fee. However, their canteen and mess bills are charged on a monthly basis on which they end up spending Rs 4,000.

Heritage status for PU: Tough task before the committee to convince centre

October 15, 2018 1:44 am

A member of committee that prepared the blueprint for the central status for PU said they gave a report on the pros and cons of getting central university status, but there were other issues such as the central government’s decision not to elevate any state university to a central university.