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Why is 49-year-old JNU holding its fifth convocation on September 30?

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu was the chief guest at the third convocation in 2019, which saw protests by students over hostel fee hikes, forcing the then to stay inside the venue for over six hours

Published on 29th September 2021

As Kanhaiya leaves left bastion, here's a list of all the JNUSU Presidents who quit left parties and joined the Gandhis

The list starts with Devi Prasad Tripathi, who was the JNUSU President (from SFI) in 1975 to '76. He joined Congress and also served as an aide to PM Rajiv Gandhi

Published on 28th September 2021

Students Islamic Organisation urge Telangana govt to remove 'Islamophobic' content from school textbooks

Calling out the 'Islamophobic' content, Dr Talha Faiyazuddin, president, SIO Telangana has urged the state's education minister P Sabita Indra Reddy to initiate action against the publisher

Published on 27th September 2021

Clubbing the second and third convocations together due to COVID, IIT Tirupati hands out 300 degrees

B Tech graduate S Naresh Chockalingam was awarded the President’s gold medal for outstanding academic performance for the year 2020 and S Gowtham for 2021

Published on 26th September 2021

We don't have money to buy even one bag of cement: Why JNU students think their hostels aren't being fixed

JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh shared videos of water gushing down a staircase and a waterlogged room of the Godavari Hostel and called JNU administration a scamster

Published on 13th September 2021

R and D should be accorded in all national development programmes: Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President said that institutions should come out with new ideas to make the country stable, strong and prosperous

Published on 13th September 2021

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu: Learn your mother tongue first, Hindi next

The Vice President said that there's no point in one learning a language if they cannot communicate with a large number of people

Published on 8th September 2021
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Delhi University to receive new VC soon, selection process has been completed 

The names of the new VCs will be announced after the President's assent to the proposal of the Union Education Ministry

Published on 5th September 2021

India should emerge as knowledge hub, become 'vishwa guru' again: Vice Prez M Venkaiah Naidu

India, the vice president observed, was an acclaimed centre of learning in ancient times, he said. It was known as “vishwa guru”

Published on 5th September 2021

Commendable how teachers ensured education of students continues during COVID times: PM

He also paid tributes to former president S Radhakrishnan on his birth anniversary which is celebrated as Teacher's Day

Published on 5th September 2021

Schools reopen for a new academic year in France, around 12 million students attend physical classes

President Emmanuel Macron visited a primary school in the southern city of Marseille. He was greeted with a fist bump by children and teachers, all wearing masks

Published on 2nd September 2021

Panel suggests fresh law for admission to medical colleges based on marks, override NEET: TN govt

The 2007 TN law provided for admission to engineering, medicine, dental, agriculture and other allied courses on the basis of marks in the qualifying exam and it received the President's assent

Published on 2nd September 2021

What The FAQ: What was the purpose of Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial? How did it come about?

The Nehru government set up the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust on May 1, 1951. It was inaugurated in 1961 by President Dr Rajendra Prasad in presence of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru

Published on 31st August 2021

Unpaid since May, over 600 staff of Bharathidasan University are stuck in govt-varsity red tape

The AUT President said that many teaching and non-teaching staff across colleges had to take loans to survive

Published on 26th August 2021

What The FAQ: What is the Narayan Rane-Uddhav Thackeray slapgate all about? History of a decade-long feud

The problems started when in 2003, Uddhav was named the executive president. Rane challenged the decision. He was expelled from the party two years later

Published on 25th August 2021

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