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Deepu Sebastian Edmond


Deepu, a 2015 Asia Journalism Fellow, has been based in Ranchi since 2012 as the newspaper’s Jharkhand correspondent. He tweets at @deepusebastian

Big varsities like DU need indirect polls for student union: Lyngdoh
Tue, Sep 15, 2009

The Delhi University committed contempt of court by holding direct elections to its student’s union for the past two years,says former chief election commissioner J M Lyngdoh who had chaired the committee that framed guidelines for students’ union elections across universities in the country.

After death,JNU students seek better medical facilities
Sat, Sep 12, 2009

Two days since an MTech student died on way to the hospital after an asthma attack,the JNU administration on Friday said the university could have done little as it is short of funds.

Students make teachers proud,vote them for Delhi University’s awards
Tue, Sep 08, 2009

Kirori Mal College student Shilpi Nagpal was thrilled to see her favourite teacher from the Department of Chemistry,Kalpana Mehrotra,pose for a photograph with the former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

DU polls 2009
Mon, Sep 07, 2009

4 seats were up for grabs in the DUSU panel —president,vice president,secretary,and the joint secretary.

DUSU elections: ABVP one,three won
Sun, Sep 06, 2009

Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad,the students’ wing of BJP,may have won only the lone seat it was contesting but can claim to have won the day as the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) election results were announced on Saturday.

DU votes: 7 in 10 stay away
Sat, Sep 05, 2009

After controversies through the past week over the disqualification of key candidates from the big guns,NSUI and ABVP...

The big poll promises
Thu, Sep 03, 2009

AISA: Promises to stall “steep,arbitrary and unaccountable fee hikes under various heads by different colleges.''

Cong student wing opts out of JNU’s fight against apex court poll ban
Wed, Sep 02, 2009

In a volte face,the National Students’ Union of India has withdrawn from the Joint Struggle Committee of the Jawaharlal Nehru University that is fighting a Supreme Court ban on the university’s students’ union elections.

Non-affiliated colleges: need less chaos,more work in union
Wed, Sep 02, 2009

Fanfare and a fair share of pandemonium mark the Delhi University Students Union election every year,but only 51 of a total of 83 DU colleges will cast their vote on September 4 - the rest are not affiliated to the body.

‘Women should be active in government’
Tue, Sep 01, 2009

Julia Gillard,the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia,asked the student community on Monday to actively participate in politics because “good governance really can change lives.

Big guns outed by poll code,smaller players raise campaign noise
Tue, Sep 01, 2009

Campaigning for the Delhi University Students’ Union elections is largely done the tried-and-tested way: meeting the voters and reaching as many classrooms in as many colleges as possible.

NSUI,ABVP felled by poll code,fringe players upbeat
Sun, Aug 30, 2009

The smaller students’ organisations aiming to make a mark in the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) elections are rubbing their hands with glee.

DUSU poll candidates issued notices
Fri, Aug 28, 2009

Six candidates for the Delhi University Students’ Union elections have been issued showcause notices by the Chief Election Officer for violation of the code of conduct.

IIT-Delhi professors demand better pay
Wed, Aug 26, 2009

The faculty of IIT-Delhi went on mass casual leave on Tuesday demanding the implementations of the Govardhan Committee recommendations.

DUTA polls: faultlines appear over seniority
Tue, Aug 25, 2009

With the Delhi University Teachers’ Association elections scheduled to be held on August 27,the main contenders — Vandana Sharma of Indian National Teachers’ Congress...

Smoking: DSE worst on list
Tue, Aug 25, 2009

The Delhi School of Economics has now achieved a first it would not like to be too proud of: the institution has been identified as the worst offender in a list of “smoking dens” in Delhi University.

City rolls out floral carpet for Onam
Mon, Aug 24, 2009

Sudheer pointed excitedly to the centre of the LCD screen of the digital camera. “See that star that stands out in the centre? The drawing had to be perfect to achieve such symmetry.

NSUI keeps to Lyngdoh’s age limit guideline,disbands JNU committee
Wed, Aug 12, 2009

The National Students’ Union of India state committee of the Jawaharlal Nehru University was disbanded on Sunday in view of the body’s upcoming elections in the university.

JNU admission deadline nears,4% OBC seats still vacant
Tue, Aug 04, 2009

With just 10 days to go before Jawaharlal Nehru University closes its admission process,285 Other Backward Category seats have been filled,out of the 360 reserved for the category.

Airport authorities halt construction in Dwarka,say buildings’ height a concern
Sat, Aug 01, 2009

The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has put on hold all ongoing construction work at Dwarka Sector-8,claiming the houses fall in the air route and can lead to a major accident.

Airport authorities halt construction in Sec-8,Dwarka
Sat, Aug 01, 2009

The Airport Authority of India has put on hold all ongoing construction work at Dwarka Sector-8,claiming the houses fall in the air route and can lead to a major accident.

MCD to beautify Paharganj area
Wed, Jul 22, 2009

Buoyed by the success of a pilot project,the Municipal Corporation of Delhi is about to embark on a high-profile project to change the face of Paharganj.

Capital education
Mon, Jul 13, 2009

Delhi spends more per person on education than all other states in India. It invested Rs 1,753 in 2008-09,as compared to the Rs 1,098 spent by the other states...

AIIMS puts boy back on feet after tractor broke spine
Sun, Jul 05, 2009

Premchand does not know when his birthday is,but his family and the entire Modha village in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh knows that September 4,2008,was the day when he was reborn.

MCD plans amnesty to net property tax evaders
Thu, Jul 02, 2009

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD),by its own estimation,is losing out on property tax from almost two-third of property owners in the Capital.