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Pondicherry University students dragged into police vans, detained as protests continue

 Students were seen protesting in front of the police vans we well refusing to let the vans move out of campus  

 

Published on 25th February 2020
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Even as cops take over campus, Pondy varsity students sit on 19th day of protest

The students have been protesting over the last two weeks against the 200 percent increase in fees for students in various courses  
 

Published on 24th February 2020
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Organise sessions and counsel the protestors: Why Pondicherry University Dean's reaction to ongoing protest is bizarre

The students of the university have been protesting against a hike in their fees for the past 16 days. While there does not appear to be a sensible solution in sight, a certain circular is going viral

Published on 21st February 2020
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Unhappy with 20% fee reduction offer, Pondicherry University strike enters 13th day

The students hope that the issue is solved before the University's convocation on February 26 where VP Venkaiah Naidu will be the chief guest

 

Published on 18th February 2020
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The Spasht: This band from Chennai is shaking it up with Carnatic Acapella

This five-month-old Carnatic Acapella band talks about how the essence of Carnatic music has been lost and how they're keen on reviving the value attributed to Indian classical music

Published on 1st February 2020
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As Pondicherry University fee strike intensifies, admin announces convocation  

The students who launched their protests eight days ago have been going steady with their demonstration  

 

Published on 13th February 2020
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Pondy varsity Students' Union refutes allegations of 'holding admin hostage, shouting dirty slogans'

The Union is continuing its struggle for the fifth day in a row and is not planning on calling it off any time soon

 

Published on 10th February 2020
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Pondy varsity students continue protest against fee hike for fifth day  

The students say they will continue to protest till there is a proper deduction of the fees and the transportation fee is withdrawn  

 

Published on 10th February 2020
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Fee hike was decided democratically. Why are students protesting now, asks PU Vice-Chancellor

Gurmeet Singh says that the students started protesting out of the blue. He was gheraoed by the students on Thursday

 

Published on 8th February 2020
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Half of India's Central Universities still fail to fill SC, ST quotas in 2019, reveals HRD Ministry  

According to the data, out of 40 Central Universities, 19 haven't met the quota that should be allotted to SC, ST students — as many as 17 don't fulfil the OBC quota  
 

Published on 6th February 2020
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#FeesMustFall: Pondy University students boycott classes after administration fails to rollback fee hike  

The Students' Council previously went on an indefinite hunger strike against the imposed transportation fee and hiked academic fee, the issue has still not seen an end
 

Published on 6th February 2020
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This Telangana dancer did a PhD at UoH on fitness using folk dance. Guess what he found?

Mallesh Edugani has been teaching, researching and performing for more than nine years. He is currently based out of Hyderabad and teaches at a school 

Published on 5th February 2020
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Ambedkarite group member from Pondy varsity hounded by police after anti-CAA protest

Ever since the CAA was passed, Vicky has been vocally critical of it and so when the Students Union decided to organise a rally, he was eager to join them  

 

Published on 30th December 2019
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Muslim student rejects gold medal on stage after getting thrown out of PU convocation for 'looking suspicious'

The student was allegedly asked to remove her hijab and only allowed to return inside after the President had left the venue. She waited, went on stage and refused to take her gold medal. Take that!

Published on 23rd December 2019
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No limit to how low this govt will stoop: Yechury says young citizens rightly worried about India's future

In a series of tweets, Yechury also condemned reports of a 24-year-old German student being asked to leave India for taking part in the protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act

Published on 24th December 2019

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