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JNU Clash: Edu Ministry Seeks Report From Varsity, Students Union Demands Judicial Probe

JNU Clash: Edu Ministry Seeks Report From Varsity, Students Union Demands Judicial Probe

The Union education ministry sought a report from the JNU regarding violence on its campus on Ram Navami, even as the varsity's students union demanded an independent judicial inquiry into the matter.

12 April 2022
Violence As Means Of 'Punishing Difference' Has No Place In Varsity: JNUTA

Violence As Means Of 'Punishing Difference' Has No Place In Varsity: JNUTA

JNUTA has condemned the violence that erupted in the Kaveri hostel mess allegedly over serving of chicken at dinner time on Ram Navami, and demanded that the...

11 April 2022

Students' Groups Clash In JNU, Injuries Reported

Both JNUSU and ABVP accused each other of pelting stones and injuring their members.

Mediocre Appointments Can Damage Country's Future: Varun Gandhi On JNU's New VC

Mediocre Appointments Can Damage Country's Future: Varun Gandhi On JNU's New VC

BJP MP Varun Gandhi tweeted the photo of a press release issued by Dr. Shantishree Pandit, the new Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, full of...

08 February 2022

Tukde-Tukde, Jihadi, Khalistani: Popular Tweets From JNU's New Vice-Chancellor Shantishree Pandit

Dr. Shantishree Dhulipudi Pandit, who has been recently appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University has tweeted some...

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07 December 2021
Babri Masjid Should Be Reconstructed: JNU Students' Union Vice President

Babri Masjid Should Be Reconstructed: JNU Students' Union Vice President

In a harmony march to commemorate the demolition of Babri Masjid and marking the death anniversary of BR Ambedkar, the vice president of Jawaharlal Nehru...


15 April 2021
Umar Khalid Granted Bail In Connection With Northeast Delhi Riots Case

Umar Khalid Granted Bail In Connection With Northeast Delhi Riots Case

Umar Khalid was arrested in October last year in the case of violence in Khajuri Khas area. Suspended AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain is also an accused in the...


16 March 2021
University Campuses No Longer Remain Inclusive Spaces Safeguarding Freedom Of Expression: Tharoor

University Campuses No Longer Remain Inclusive Spaces Safeguarding Freedom Of Expression: Tharoor

Whether it is JNU, Jamia Milia or Aligarh, in the last few years, our campuses have no longer remained inclusive spaces that safeguard individual liberties,...


04 March 2021
‘Delhi Police Is 200 Per Cent Impartial’

‘Delhi Police Is 200 Per Cent Impartial’

As Delhi Police grabs global attention, Commissioner Sachidanand Shrivastava, a 1985-batch IPS officer, defends his force’s actions in an interview with...


20 June 2020
Opinion | Efforts To Undermine JNU Are Actually Attacks On Democratic Idea Of India

Opinion | Efforts To Undermine JNU Are Actually Attacks On Democratic Idea Of India

Assault on freedom of thought, critical thinking and dissent will lead to a psychology of fear, which isn’t good for India's future, writes JNU students...


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14 March 2020
I’m Not In The Race For Bihar CM, Nor Will  I Lead Any Electoral Front: Kanhaiya Kumar

I’m Not In The Race For Bihar CM, Nor Will I Lead Any Electoral Front: Kanhaiya Kumar

Kanhaiya Kumar talks about the sedition case, his defeat from Begusarai in last year’s general elections, and whether he is ready to head an alternative...


14 March 2020
Politics Behind Kanhaiya Kumar Sedition Case: Have AAP, BJP Joined Hands?

Politics Behind Kanhaiya Kumar Sedition Case: Have AAP, BJP Joined Hands?

It took four years for the Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi to grant permission to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar in the JNU sedition case. What changed...


29 January 2020
Needed: Fair And Practical Guidelines On Student Activism In Universities

Needed: Fair And Practical Guidelines On Student Activism In Universities

Political activism by students has held up a beacon of hope and conscience across the world – from Chile to Hong Kong.


17 January 2020
OPINION | Cops As Private Armies Of Politicians? Worth Surveying Citizen's Trust In Police

OPINION | Cops As Private Armies Of Politicians? Worth Surveying Citizen's Trust In Police

The obligation of the police is not only to control crime and maintain peace but to do in an unbiased and even-handed manner, writes Vipul Mudgal


17 January 2020
Might Is Right: How Parties In Power (Mis)Used The Indian Police Force

Might Is Right: How Parties In Power (Mis)Used The Indian Police Force

From atrocities on Jamia Millia Islamia and JNU students to firing on protesters in Nandigram, India's policemen have been puppets at the hands of political...


17 January 2020
Police Imperil The People They Are Supposed To Protect

Police Imperil The People They Are Supposed To Protect

Politicisation has drained the police of public trust and made them into a partisan tool, writes Editor-in-chief Ruben Banerjee.


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13 January 2020
JNU Fee-Hike Issue Settled, Student Protests No Longer Justified: HRD Minister

JNU Fee-Hike Issue Settled, Student Protests No Longer Justified: HRD Minister

On January 5, a group of masked men and women entered the campus, assaulted students and teachers with sticks and hammers, destroyed property, including...


11 January 2020
JNU VC Meets Students, Says 'Outsiders' In Hostels May Be Engaging In Violence

JNU VC Meets Students, Says 'Outsiders' In Hostels May Be Engaging In Violence

The VC said the administration has enhanced security in the campus to make sure that innocent students are not hurt.


09 January 2020
'Shouldn't Be Allowed To Continue': BJP Leader Murli Manohar Joshi Calls For JNU VC's Removal

'Shouldn't Be Allowed To Continue': BJP Leader Murli Manohar Joshi Calls For JNU VC's Removal

Murli Manohar Joshi Joshi said there were reports that the HRD Ministry had twice advised the JNU VC to implement a 'certain reasonable and working formula for...


09 January 2020
No Deviation From HRD Ministry's Fee Hike 'Formula': JNU VC

No Deviation From HRD Ministry's Fee Hike 'Formula': JNU VC

Amid outrage by students over a proposed fee hike, the HRD Ministry had intervened last month and formed a three-member committee to resolve the stand-off...


10 January 2020
Opinion | From 'Tukde Tukde Gang' To Saffronisation Of Faculty, Attacks On JNU Part Of 'Hindu Rashtra' Agenda

Opinion | From 'Tukde Tukde Gang' To Saffronisation Of Faculty, Attacks On JNU Part Of 'Hindu Rashtra' Agenda

The relentless attacks on JNU seek to deter the young people resisting this regime’s agenda of establishing a Hindu Rashtra


11 January 2020
January 5, A Blood Sunday At JNU: More Questions Than Answers. Did Police Right The Wrongs?

January 5, A Blood Sunday At JNU: More Questions Than Answers. Did Police Right The Wrongs?

Jawaharlal Nehru University will continue to remain in the news as students demand the Vice Chancellor's resignation and protest against fee hike. But there is...


08 January 2020
'He Is The Past. He Should Leave JNU': Chidabaram On VC's Reaction To Mob Attack

'He Is The Past. He Should Leave JNU': Chidabaram On VC's Reaction To Mob Attack

Jagadesh Kumar, who has been under fire from students and faculty members for allegedly not doing enough when they were brutally attacked by a masked mob on...


07 January 2020
'Let's Make New Beginning, Put Past Behind': JNU VC Jagadesh Kumar

'Let's Make New Beginning, Put Past Behind': JNU VC Jagadesh Kumar

Jagadesh Kumar confirmed the registration process from the next semester had begun on campus. "Students can register for the winter semester now. Let us make a...


07 January 2020
As JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh Bled, Police Registered Two Cases Against Her

As JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh Bled, Police Registered Two Cases Against Her

The university administration also alleged that JNUSU president and the group 'illegally trespassed the university property with the criminal intention to...


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