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JNU ‘disciplines’ students, again!

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JNU ‘disciplines’ students, again!

Jawaharlal Nehru University authorities have held 15 students, most of them from socially disadvantaged backgrounds (Dalits and OBCs), guilty of indiscipline for protesting against seat cuts in research courses and the rule making interviews the sole determinant of selection. The students, who had arrived to meet vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar in February this year, have […]

Universities should foster plurality and coexistence, not prejudice and hate: President

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Universities should foster plurality and coexistence, not prejudice and hate: President

Bombay (Mumbai): President Pranab Mukherjee says there should be no room for intolerance, prejudice and hatred in educational institutes. In fact, educational institutes should act as flag bearers for coexistence of multiple views. Addressing a special convocation of the University of Mumbai to confer Honorary Doctor of Law to famous agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan, (March […]

JNU receives ‘Best University’ Award

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JNU receives ‘Best University’ Award

New Delhi: The JNU has won the Visitor’s Award for being the best university in the country because of its “unrelenting pursuit of academic excellence”, President Pranab Mukherjee today said while conferring the honour (March 6). The JNU has been in the news through the last year for all the wrong reasons including issues like […]

Two RSS black flag wavers roughed up at Kanhaiya function

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Two RSS black flag wavers roughed up at Kanhaiya function

PATNA: JN University Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar was  shown black flags at a function here by  two RSS workers who were roughed up by the some of the audience before being detained by the police for questioning. The two persons belonging to   ‘Youth Swaraj’,  showed black flags to the JNUSU president, besides raising slogan […]

Is Frau Irani’s next target for ‘cultural cleansing’ ‘Liberal’ JNU?

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Is Frau Irani’s next target for ‘cultural cleansing’ ‘Liberal’ JNU?

New Delhi: Is the Jawharlal Nehru University next on the radar for a ‘socio-political and cultural cleansing’? After the Film and Television Institute, is JNU going to see a takeover bid by RSS backed ‘academics’? An RSS aligned weekly has described Jawaharlal Nehru University as a hub of “anti-national” lobbies, in an obvious attempt to […]