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Tag: Jnu

Several Injured In Clashes Between Two Groups At JNU
Several Injured In Clashes Between Two Groups At JNU

The clashes erupted on Sunday afternoon following an argument between the two groups.

JNU Entrance Examination (JNUEE) 2021: NTA Extends Registration Deadline, Check Revised Dates
JNU Entrance Examination (JNUEE) 2021: NTA Extends Registration Deadline, Check Revised Dates

The JNUEE 2021 is being conducted to complete the admission process to various UG and PG courses offered at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

National Testing Agency Revises Online Application Form Submission Dates For Various Exams

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: In view of the hardships faced by parents and the students due to COVID-19 pandemic and consequent nation-wide lockdown, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has advised National Testing Agency (NTA) to extend/revise the dates for submission of online application forms for various examinations. Accordingly, the National Testing Agency has further extended/ revised […]

Delhi Govt Grants Sanction To Prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Friday granted sanction to the Delhi Police to prosecute former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar and others in the 2016 sedition case. “We have recieved the sanction from the Delhi government to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar and others in this case,” a senior police officer told IANS. The Delhi Police Special […]

Deepika Padukone Receives Flak Over '83' Tweet

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone faced a backlash over her tweet on the role of Romi Dev in the upcoming film “’83”. The actress posted her look as Romi on February 19. It was the tweet that accompanied the post that didn’t go down well with social media users. “To be able to play a […]

Won't tolerate those who damage Jamia, JNU's dignity: Union Min Ramesh Pokhriyal

Guwahati: Union Human Resource Department Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishak’ on Sunday warned those who, he claimed, are working to bring down the stature of the esteemed institutes like the Jawaharlal Nehru University or Jamia Milia Islamia. “Be it JNU, Jamia or other institutions, all of them are very good. I have been saying this from […]

Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone's JNU Stunt: Here's How It Is Impacting Brands & Endorsements

Deepika Padukone risked almost every ounce of her credit in the market when she entered JNU to support the students who are allegedly involved in starting violence on the premises. According to speculations it was all a PR stunt for promoting her film “Chhapaak” which backfired. The way the actress was trolled on the social […]

JNU Fee-Hike Issue Sorted Out, Continuing Protests Not Justified: HRD Minister

New Delhi: Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Monday said the continuation of protests by JNU students is not justified as the fee-hike issue has been settled. “The fee-related matter of JNU has been sorted out following several rounds of discussions with representatives of JNU students and teachers,” Nishank said. “The main demand by […]

JNU Violence: Police Release Pictures Of 9 Attackers, Say JNUSU Prez Aishe Ghosh A Suspect

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday released pictures of nine suspects in the JNU violence case and claimed JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh was one of them. Of the nine, seven belong to left-leaning student organisations while two are affiliated to right-wing students’ body, the police said. Addressing a press conference, DCP (Crime Branch) Joy […]

JNU Students Stopped By Police From Marching Towards Rashtrapati Bhavan; Detained

New Delhi: JNU students protesting against the violence on the university campus tried to march towards the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday after a failed meeting with HRD ministry officials, but were stopped and later detained by police, with some of them receiving injuries as they were roughed up when the cops put them in buses […]

JNU Students Get Support From Pakistan

Lahore: Students in Pakistan on Wednesday expressed solidarity with their counterparts in Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) who were assaulted violently by masked goons on January 5. “We stand in solidarity with the students of India who are resisting fascism. Students on both sides have struggled in the face of repression, be it the abduction […]

HRD Minister on Hindi language in all schools
JNU Violence: I&B Minister Slams NYT For Report Claiming Attackers Raised 'Jai Shri Ram' Chants

New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday hit out at New York Times for a report in which the leading US daily claimed that the attackers at JNU had raised chants of “Jai Shri Ram”. In a dig at the newspaper, he said it seems the New York Times consists of the […]

JNU Violence: Protesters Shifted From Gateway To Azad Maidan

Mumbai: People protesting against the JNU violence were evicted from Gateway of India in south Mumbai on Tuesday morning as roads were getting blocked and tourists and common people were facing problems, a police official said. Police had appealed to protesters to shift but they didn’t listen, so they were “relocated” to Azad Maidan near […]

JNU Violence: Delhi Police Files FIR

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday filed an FIR in connection with the attack on students by a mob at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi. “We have filed one FIR,” Delhi Police spokesperson M.S. Randhawa told IANS. Several masked individuals thrashed students and teachers inside the campus here with wooden and metal rods […]

Mumbai Students hold midnight protest against violence in Delhi's JNU

Mumbai: Students from various colleges here held a protest at the Gateway of India on Sunday midnight to condemn the JNU violence. Former JNU students Umar Khalid and Kunal Kamra were part of the group which also held a candlelight vigil to show solidarity with JNU students. Youngsters, mostly students from different city colleges, assembled […]

JNU Violence: Delhi Police Holds Meeting With Students, Teachers

New Delhi: Delhi Police PRO M S Randhawa held a meeting with a delegation of students and teachers after violence broke out at the Jawaharlal Nehru University here, officials said on Monday. Violence broke out at the JNU on Sunday night as masked men armed with sticks and rods attacked students and teachers and damaged […]

Violence Sweeps JNU Campus; Many Students, Teachers Injured

New Delhi: A clash broke out between members of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students’ Union and the ABVP on the university campus on Sunday, sources said. According to the sources, the clash took place during a public meeting organised by the JNU Teachers’ Association. The students’ union claimed that its president Aishe Ghosh and […]

Fee Hikes, Discrimination Trigger Unrest On Varsity Campuses

New Delhi: Universities across the country are becoming the hotbeds of unrest, discontent and disillusionment with fee hikes being a major trigger for student protests in most cases. At a time when there is a huge slowdown in the economy, anecdotal evidence is that jobs are hard to come by. A burgeoning unemployment problem coupled […]

JNU Students Union To Boycott Examinations

New Delhi: In the wake of protests against hike in tuition and hostel fees, the Jawahar Lal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) has resolved to boycott all academic activities, including examinations. A resolution circulated among the students by the JNUSU states that the university general body meeting (UGBM) has resolved to continue the struggle against […]

JNU Students Defy Section 144, March To Parliament

New Delhi: Demanding complete rollback of the hostel fee hike, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) on Monday carried out a march to Parliament, as the winter session begins. “It’s a way to appeal to lawmakers to fight on our behalf inside the floor of the house,” says JNUSU. As hundreds of students tried […]

JNU Students Agitation Takes Political Colour

New Delhi: The agitation by the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on the issue of hike in hostel fees took political colour on Sunday when Left MPs and leaders used the platform to attack the policies of the Modi government and alleged that the new reforms in education including hike in fees are being […]

JNU Shifts Council Meet Venue Outside Campus As Students Intensify Protest

New Delhi: As JNU students intensified their protest on Wednesday for rollback of the hostel fee hike, the university administration had to shift a meeting of the Executive Council outside the campus fearing disruption due to the agitation. The Executive Council is the highest decision-making body of the Jawaharlal Nehru University. The students from Left-backed […]

Shared Stand With FM Sitharaman On Some Issues In JNU: Abhijit Banerjee

New Delhi: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee has said that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was his contemporary in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and they both stood on “similar” lines on “certain” issues during their academic years in the university. Speaking in a television interview, he said that it was not as if the two had deep […]

JNU inks pact with ICMR for educational collaboration

New Delhi: The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) signed an MoU with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday for institutional collaboration in education and research. JNU vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar said the main objectives of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) were to promote and enhance interactions and collaborations between the faculty, staff and […]

JNUSU Polls Mired In Dispute

New Delhi: The Jawaharalal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) elections, which are seen with a lot of significance, have got mired in a dispute, which reached the Delhi High Court that ordered a stay on declaration of results. The order for staying of results was passed on September 6 by Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva who also […]

Shehla Rashid Gets Protection From Arrest In Sedition Case

New Delhi: A Delhi court has granted interim protection from arrest to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader and Jammu and Kashmir People’s movement leader Shehla Rashid, who has been booked under the sedition law for allegedly tweeting against the Indian Army. Additional Sessions Judge Pawan Kumar Jain at the Patiala House Court while granting […]

JNU's presidential candidate Jitendra Suna narrates journey from Kalahandi

Bhubaneswar: After facing hardship for years, Jitendra Suna, a resident of Kalahandi district in Odisha, is running for the post of president of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) polls. In an exclusive interview to OTV, Suna spoke about his struggle and how he was inspired to become a part of JNU. In the […]

JNU Recruitment 2019: Applications open to fill up vacant Associate Professor posts

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has invited applications for the positions of Associate Professor in several areas of specialization. Applicants must have good academic record, teaching/research experience and working in related areas of research. As per the notification issued by the university, last date for submission of application is on August 19, 2019. The recruitment will […]

Court asks CBI to supply documents to Najeeb's mother

New Delhi: A court here on Monday directed the CBI to give all documents related to its closure report in the case of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Najeeb Ahmed, who is missing since October 2016, to his mother within two weeks. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Naveen Kumar Kashyap directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to […]

Court to consider chargesheet in JNU sedition case on Jan 19

New Delhi: A court here on Tuesday set January 19 for considering a chargesheet filed against former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leaders Kanhaiya Kumar and nine others in a sedition case after some students shouted “anti-national slogans” in February 2016. The hearing was adjourned because Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Sherawat, who was scheduled to […]

JNU's maiden online entrance test in December

New Delhi: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) will be conducting its maiden online entrance test between December 27-30, it said on Tuesday. “Please note that the tentative dates for the JNU Entrance Examinations (JNUEE) for the Academic Year 2019-20 are December 27-30, 2018. “The format for the JNUEE 2019-20 will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) through […]

JNU student leader Umar Khalid alleges receiving death threats

New Delhi: Umar Khalid, student leader of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), has filed a police complaint alleging he has received death threats from gangster Ravi Pujari, a police officer said on Saturday. A case in this connection was registered on Friday, and the investigation is underway, he added. Khalid also tweeted: “Filed a complaint with @DelhiPolice […]

Film screening on 'love jihad' disrupted at JNU

New Delhi: The screening of a film on the contentious issue of ‘love jihad’ at Jawaharlal Nehru University here was disrupted by a few student groups, who alleged that a hate campaign was being propagated by showing the movie. The screening of the film titled ‘In the Name of Love-Melancholy of God’s Own Country’, was […]

Delhi Police tenders apology to media persons

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Saturday tendered their “deepest apologies” for the attack on two media personnel in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Friday when police undertook a baton charge on protesting students. “Yesterday’s (Friday’s) incident was a very unfortunate one. Our deepest apologies to the media. Our intention wasn’t to obstruct the media from […]

JNU to offer digital courses under SCEL platform

New Delhi: In a step towards “inclusive” education, the Jawaharlal Nehru University will now offer digital courses in various disciplines under its newly-formed Special Centre for E-Learning (SCEL) platform. “The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) wants to make its high quality education more accessible to not only those who join us through the highly competitive entrance […]

Senior professors write to VC against appointment of dean

New Delhi: Four senior professors of JNU’s School of Social Sciences, who were superseded in the recent appointment of the dean, have written to the Vice Chancellor (VC) urging him to revoke the decision, which they termed as “arbitrary”. After CP Chandrasekhar’s term ended on September 30, the Vice Chancellor appointed Prof Pradipta K Chaudhary […]

JNU, GSCASH to hold polls for their anti-sexual harassment bodies

New Delhi: Amid the controversy over the JNU administration’s decision to disband the Gender Sensitisation Against Sexual Harassment (GSCASH) panel and forming the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) instead, both have decided to separately hold polls to elect student representatives. The JNU administration had in its 269th Executive Council meeting held on September 18 ordered for […]

Odia girl excels in IES examination, secures 3rd rank

Bhubaneswar/Rourkela: Hard work and dedication finally paid off for Manisha Khuntia who excelled in the coveted Indian Economic Service (IES) examination, the result of which was announced today. Manisha who hails from Rourkela and pursued higher studies in Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, has secured 3rd rank among 15 successful candidates in the […]

JNU set to hike MPhil, PhD seat intake by six fold

New Delhi: The student intake capacity of MPhil/PhD programmes at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has been given a massive facelift after the varsity authorities decided to substantially hike the number of seats from 102 to 720 for the next academic session. The entrance tests for the programmes will be held between December 27 and […]

'Only 74 out of 139 research programme seats filled in JNU'

New Delhi: The JNU Teachers Association today alleged that only 74 candidates have been admitted to the university’s research programmes so far as against a total of 139 seats announced. The university administration, however, said the “admission process is not over and it is yet announce a second list”. The JNUTA in a statement alleged […]