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Shikha Sharma


Education: Vocational courses get extra push
Tue, Mar 29, 2016

While the previous budget focused on development of quality infrastructure, improvement in quality of learning is the main focus area this year.

AAP govt couldn’t spend funds allocated to education last year
Sun, Mar 27, 2016

In the AAP’s budget for 2015-16, Finance Minister Manish Sisodia had proposed a total expenditure of Rs 9,836 crore on education.

Delhi budget: This year, funds for teacher training likely to be hiked 11 times
Sun, Mar 27, 2016

Stating that it was “not practical” to double spending on education every year, sources, however, said areas such as skill development and teacher training will see an increase in funds.

Only 15% seats under RTE filled, says report
Sat, Mar 12, 2016

Report calls for relook at keeping minority schools out of RTE ambit

New DU V-C Yogesh Tyagi’s day one: Promises, advice from others, meet-and-greets
Fri, Mar 11, 2016

The DU V-C, who was accompanied by his mother on his first day, said he wanted to “move forward” only after taking everyone’s views into account.

Within months of JNU comeback, ABVP fights discontent within
Wed, Mar 09, 2016

According to some ABVP office-bearers, if resentment within the outfit’s ranks began to build up after “mishandling” of the Vemula episode, it peaked after Kumar’s arrest and the events that followed.

In JNU, ABVP leader, ex-members join other students in burning ‘Manusmriti’ pages
Wed, Mar 09, 2016

Chanting slogans like ‘ Manuwad ki kabar khudegi, JNU ki dharti par’, the students said the content of these verses from the ancient text were “biased against women and shudras”.

DCW event: Four persons, four extraordinary stories of courage and compassion
Wed, Mar 09, 2016

Here are some of the people who were presented with an achievement award by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on International Women’s Day.

Kejriwal at DCW event: ‘Need to fight female foeticide, dowry together’
Wed, Mar 09, 2016

Speaking at the first-ever award ceremony organised for “brave and heroic” women by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), Kejriwal said the safety of women was a priority for the government.

Attempts being made to alter definition of nationalism: Romila Thapar
Mon, Mar 07, 2016

The historian was addressing students at the 14th nationalism class at JNU.

Row over ‘anti-national’ sloganeering: Kanhaiya ‘knew about February 9 event’ on JNU campus
Wed, Mar 09, 2016

The registrar told the committee that Kanhaiya, general secretary Rama Naga and joint secretary Saurabh Kumar met him at about 3 pm on February 9 to discuss details related to a bus for differently-abled students on campus, said the sources.

JNU Nationalism class: ‘If one wrote a letter to Gandhi today… it would come to JNU’
Sat, Mar 05, 2016

Apoorvanand spoke about Partition and how Gandhi tried to douse the effects of communal conflicts wherever he went.

I am a resident of India, not a terrorist: JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar
Sat, Mar 05, 2016

Kumar deflected questions on JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya who have also been arrested on charges of sedition.

Between fiery speech and interviews, friends find a ‘different’ Kanhaiya
Sat, Mar 05, 2016

From the moment he entered campus Thursday evening, till late Friday night, every free moment of Kumar’s time was spent giving interviews.

ABVP finds reason to celebrate: HC order vindicates our stand
Fri, Mar 04, 2016

The high court had Wednesday granted interim bail to Kumar, who had been arrested on charges of sedition over an event held on campus on February 9.

JNU student Ashutosh questions validity of Delhi govt report
Fri, Mar 04, 2016

He also alleged that police threatened to put teachers supporting them behind bars on sedition charges.

JNU row: News of Kanhaiya’s bail turns protest into song-and-dance affair
Thu, Mar 03, 2016

Students and teachers from JNU, and the many others who had turned up to show their solidarity, started chanting slogans, hugging and congratulating each other.

In JNU’s protest theme, messages of hope and support for jailed students
Wed, Mar 02, 2016

Amid relentless trading of allegations and debates on whether limits can be imposed on freedom of speech, a wave of creative expression seems to have taken over the block.

ABVP writes to JNU VC, seeks action against person who gave nod for Feb 9 event
Tue, Mar 01, 2016

The allegation comes days after a section of ex-servicemen met VC M Jagadesh Kumar over the event.

We decided to shoot the event… idea was to have proof this time: Head of JNU wing of ABVP
Mon, Feb 29, 2016

Over the last two weeks, the campus has seen constant protests and programmes, both in favour of and against students arrested. Here is the lowdown on the impact of the unfolding events on the university.

JNUSU, in Kanhaiya’s absence: Shehla holds the fort with Rama, Saurabh charts his own path
Mon, Feb 29, 2016

Over the last two weeks, the campus has seen constant protests and programmes, both in favour of and against students arrested. Here is the lowdown on the impact of the unfolding events on the university.

Nationalism class: They think if they can silence JNU, they can silence the nation, says historian
Sun, Feb 28, 2016

Mukherjee shared stories about the country’s earliest nationalists, their struggle with the British regime for civil liberties and how freedom fighters dealt with sedition charges.

Sedition charge overkill, national disaster needs to be averted: Thampu on JNU row
Sun, Feb 28, 2016

Valson Thampu also came out strongly against the central government’s alleged interference in the functioning of universities.

JNU agitation: Nationalism and what it meant to Gandhi, Ambedkar, Savarkar
Fri, Feb 26, 2016

Students gathered at Jawaharlal Nehru University’s (JNU) administration block Thursday to learn about Mahatma Gandhi’s view on the subject.

Latest wisdom: Bring a tank on JNU campus to instil nationalism in students
Thu, Feb 25, 2016

The suggestions were made at a meeting of ex-servicemen with JNU Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar on Tuesday.