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Monday, June 25, 2018

Aranya Shankar


‘College asked for scripts’: Ramjas ‘cancels’ four plays on nationalism
Sat, Apr 01, 2017

Ramjas College had witnessed violence last month following an invite to JNU students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid to address a seminar.

IIT student attempts suicide
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

One of the boy’s seniors said a friend of his had claimed that he wanted to join the music club at the institute, but wasn’t able to do so, and, therefore, felt isolated.

Uproar at JNU over admission prospectus, massive seat cuts
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Following the UGC regulations, the university has also stated that admission to MPhil/PhD would be dependent only on viva-voce.

No council in 11 yrs, Jamia Millia Islamia calls for polls amid uproar
Wed, Mar 22, 2017

According to the constitution drafted on March 10, elections would be an annual affair, with the Executive Committee of the JSC holding office till October 31 every year.

No more deprivation points: JNU will lose its essence, say students
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

UGC guidelines to be followed for MPhil, phD admissions

JNU student found dead, father demands CBI probe: No suicide note found, say Police
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Those who knew him said Muthukrishan could be seen cycling around the campus and was known for his infectious smile.

JNU Dalit scholar found dead at friend’s house
Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Krishnan committed suicide at his friend’s house in Munirka today.

DU Rameshwari Photocopier case: Students across party lines get together to celebrate decision
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

All said students cannot do without photocopied books, and that it should not be seen as copyright infringement.

DU’s Rameshwari Photocopier: Want to drop case, say publishers
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

The publishers noted that “We understand and endorse the important role that course packs play in the education of students.”

No tears, only fire from my eyes, says Saibaba’s wife
Wed, Mar 08, 2017

Vowing to “fight in the higher courts to seek justice”, she added, “After the pronouncement, the judge has rejected to issue any order on the appeal of our advocates.

Ramjas College panel to probe violence and lodge an FIR
Tue, Mar 07, 2017

Sources said the college has already submitted a preliminary report to police.

The fight for DU: Campus politics and the larger national discourse
Mon, Jun 25, 2018

The violence at Ramjas College last month has revealed cracks beneath the surface of the country’s premier university. Mallica Joshi and Aranya Shankar look at the world of campus politics, and find parallels to the larger national discourse

Another college postpones event, Yogendra Yadav says chickened out
Sun, Mar 05, 2017

The students’ union of Law Centre-1 has, meanwhile, claimed that the Dean cancelled an event they were organising, called Freedom of Expression, at the last moment.

Prose and poetry: Ramjas College protest posters get a dose of Urdu
Sun, Mar 05, 2017

Many of them could be seen carrying posters and placards in Urdu — in response to a poster allegedly used at a recent ABVP rally, which read: “DU mein Urdu banner lekar naara lagane waalon se azadi.”

No gundagardi: Chorus at North Campus as students launch massive protest
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

Several politicians, including Sitaram Yechury, Yogendra Yadav, Pankaj Pushkar, D Raja and K C Tyagi addressed students at the Arts Faculty, as did former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar.

Ramjas College brawl: At ‘Tiranga march’, DUSU asks students to give these ‘Communists a fitting reply’
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

DUSU secretary Ankit Sangwan, who was leading the march, said, “This is not JNU and we won't let this become JNU part 2...”

UGC notice dealt with at the level of Centre, statutory bodies: Former JNU admin
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

The UGC had issued a similar notification in 2009 too, but there has been no uproar since then over admissions.

Former V-C’s advice to JNU: Balance teacher-student ratio
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Former administrators said the issue was handled at the level of centres and statutory bodies such as the Academic Council.

2005 Delhi serial blasts: At Sarojini Nagar, business as usual and some anger
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

There is no heightened security or presence of police officers in the area.

JNU V-C: Admissions to depend on number of scholars a teacher can guide
Wed, Feb 15, 2017

JNU protests over PhD seat cut fears enter day four