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FYUP row: Those who are for and against

Dinesh Singh, reportedly resigned in protest against the UGC's direction to dump the controversial FYUP.

Dinesh Singh reportedly resigned in protest against the UGC's direction to dump the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) deepening the crisis ahead of the new academic session.
Students raise slogans in favour of FYUP, near VC office at Delhi university on Tuesday. (Source: Express photo by Ravi Kanojia)

A professor of maths, who has been Vice Chancellor for less than four years, Singh quit his post after the University and the UGC were set on a collision course over the FYUP, DU's media coordinator Mal ay Neerav said without giving details. (Source: Express photo by Ravi Kanojia)

The UGC had asked the DU to dump the four-year course and revert to the three-year structure. The DU was asked to give a compliance report by yesterday forenoon. (Source: Express photo by Ravi Kanojia)

However, Singh is said to have resented the directive as encroaching upon the autonomy of the university and is believed to have quit on the issue after the HRD ministry washed its hands off asking the DU and the UGC to resolve the issue amicably. (Source: Express photo by Ravi Kanojia)

Yesterday, principals of the colleges affiliated to the Delhi University decided to defer the admission process that was to start today for the new academic session. (Source: Express photo by Ravi Kanojia)

The VC's resignation further deepens uncertainity over the admission process that involves the fate of over 2.7 lakh students clamouring for about 54,000 seats in 64 colleges. (Source: Express photo by Ravi Kanojia)

Fire personnel dousing a fire that broke out in a commercial area in Imphal on Tuesday. (Source: PTI)

Fire personnel are seen dousing a fire that broke out in a commercial area in Imphal. (Source: PTI)

The Narendra Modi government has come under pressure from its own MPs to reduce the hike in the suburban rail fare in Mumbai with 10 BJP and Shiv Sena MPs meeting Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday to press for a roll back.
Railway Minister D V Sadanand Gowda with Cabinet minister Piyus Goyal and BJP MP Kirit Somaiya during the meeting at the Rail Bhawan in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

BJP MP Kirit Somaiya said Gowda assured them of a “positive” decision on their demand and added an announcement to this effect could be made in a few days.
Railway Minister D V Sadanand Gowda with Cabinet Minister Piyus Goyal and BJP MP Kirit Somaiya during a meeting in New Delhi. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)