Delhi University students are up in arms against publishers,even as the High Court hearing to decide the fate of Rameshwari Photocopy Service,a shop at Delhi School of Economics,is scheduled for later this month.
Despite parties like Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and National Students Union of India (NSUI) holding top posts in Delhi University Students Union for many years now,left students organisations have failed to join hands to form an alliance to contest the elections this year.
The universitys decision came following a chorus of support for Unmukt,a BA first year student of St Stephens College,who scored 111 not out in the Under-19 World Cup final against Australia last Sunday to lead the team to victory.
Principals of several DU college on Monday raised concerns about the application of University guidelines which require colleges to admit reserved category students on the basis of the actual intake,instead of the sanctioned strength.
While the popular Aarts,Science and Commerce subjects saw many aspirants falling short of the 90-plus cut-offs,there were a few Delhi University courses where cut-offs were extremely low due to a shortage of applicants to these courses.
While the number of students applying under Persons With Disability category for under-graduate courses in Delhi University has seen a rise this year,applications under Kashmiri Migrants and Armed Forces quota are just trickling in with only seven students having registered under both categories in four days.