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Church member in admissions panel: Stephen’s warns 3 teachers

On Monday, teachers Nandita Narain, N P Ashley and Abhishek Singh condemned the decision by Principal John Varghese in a Staff Council meeting to include one member of the Supreme Council (consisting of six members from the Church of North India) in the admission interview panel.

Teachers protest, St Stephen’s brings church in admission panel

According to the college constitution, the Council controls the “religious and moral instruction of students of the College and of all matters affecting its religious character as a Christian College of the Church of North India”.


Distressed by Mamata Banerjee event cancellation: St Stephen’s College staff body

Sources said the principal cancelled at the last moment, saying that he “wasn’t kept in the loop” and that proper procedure to seek permission was not followed.

Want autonomy to start new courses, St Stephen’s College told UGC

According to UGC norms, if the university fails to take any decision on the proposal within 30 days from the date of its receipt, it shall be presumed that there is no objection to the processing of the proposal by the UGC.

Government asks UGC to seek legal help on St Stephen’s autonomy

Representatives of Hindu College pointed out that no institution affiliated to DU can become autonomous unless the university Act is amended.

DU: St Stephen's reports inflammatory quotes in college chapel, Delhi Police dismisses rumours

Inflammatory quotes like 'Mandir Yahi Banega' were found written on the chapel's main door, while an 'Om' symbol along with the words 'I'm going to hell' was found on the cross situated behind the chapel.


St Stephen’s College teachers write to HRD ministry over autonomy

Opposing the move, the teachers and students said it would let the college start self-financing courses; change service conditions; and give it the autonomy to increase fees.

Change St Stephen’s student’s supervisor, HRD directs Delhi University

The notice was issued after CPM Politburo member Brinda Karat, along with the complainant, met HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday afternoon.

DU goes to Stephen’s with case against DUTA chief

Narain termed the allegations a “conspiracy” hatched by Delhi University vice-chancellor and St Stephen’s principal Valson Thampu.

Several departments redundant, will end bureaucratic arrogance: Arvind Kejriwal

We will make Delhi an ultra-modern and India’s first corruption-free city, Kejriwal promised.