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Students yet to register for new academic year, may do so under older hostel rates: Delhi HC to JNU students

A bench of Justice Rajiv Shakdher also issued notices to MHRD and UGC which were impleaded in the matter

Published on 24th January 2020
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NAAC, NIRF rankings meaningless. Institutes need to develop brand equity: Former UGC Vice-Chairman H Devaraj

He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also asked him about the NAAC grades and he had to reply honestly even though he had been the chairman of NAAC at one point

Published on 23rd January 2020
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How Hyderabad theatre veteran Dr Pejjai Nagaraju is getting students to 'play' nice

The courses that Hyderabad-based Dr Pejjai Nagaraju has taught include children's theatre, physical movement, modern theatre, scenography and technical theatre 

Published on 22nd January 2020
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India likely to have its own TOEFL for foreign students, in hope to improve university rankings 

According to the ICCR, there are around 50,000 foreign students, mostly from Asian and African countries, studying in various degree programmes in India.

Published on 21st January 2020
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Is there any truth to the posters about paying for professor posts in JNU?

The poster, named Nation First, depicts the so-called nexus quite sarcastically and comically. It tries to explain how it all works but fails to provide any evidence to support its claim. Is it true?

Published on 18th January 2020
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JNU VC says classes to resume on January 13. Teachers say 'Not before you resign'

Jagadesh Kumar had on Friday said that the administration is making sure that students and teachers have a conducive environment to pursue their academic activities

Published on 13th January 2020
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Despite continued protests, JNU asks students to pay hiked hostel fees from January 1

The circular released by JNU's IHA that lays down the revised hostel fees for students, mentions that it is in compliance with the decision and approval of the Executive Council

Published on 31st December 2019
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Students must clear exams by Jan 20: JNU to start new session as per schedule

There are some hurdles that are likely to pop up for the students who have been protesting for over 60 days now

Published on 30th December 2019
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JNU profs claim 'right' candidate with plagiarism in PhD could be hired in East Asian Studies dept

A senior faculty member of the centre on condition of anonymity said that this has become rampant and that he suspects the Vice-Chancellor wants to bring in "his people rather than qualified teachers"

Published on 27th December 2019
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Conduct lectures, slogans will not help solve issues: JNU's Yogi meets VC to ask for a rollback of fees

The students of Jawaharlal Nehru University have been protesting against an imminent fee hike and hostel rule changes for almost two months now

Published on 20th December 2019
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Citizenship Act: Spiralling violence in WB; curfew relaxed in parts of Assam, Meghalaya

At Howrah, protestors rampaged outside the stations, blocked roads and set fire to shops.Trains between Guwahati and the rest of the country were disrupted in a rail blockade called by the AJYCP

Published on 15th December 2019
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Subrahmanyam was from JNU and understood our problems, say students after MHRD secretary's transfer

Subrahmanyam was spearheading the talks between the JNU administration and the students. Meetings were scheduled at 4.30 pm on December 13 which ere postponed indefinitely

Published on 14th December 2019
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MHRD says no more dharnas, calls for normalcy: Will JNUSU call off agitation after 50 days?

The MHRD in its statement said that the JNU administration and the JNU Students' Union will take immediate steps for restoration of the normal functioning of the university  

Published on 13th December 2019
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JNU VC walks out of first face-to-face meeting with students since protests began

A notice from the Registrar Pramod Kumar had asked JNU hostel presidents to meet at the VC's office to discuss "hostel related issues with the JNU administration"

Published on 12th December 2019
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Will three new Sanskrit Central Universities help revive the language in India?

Minister Satyapal Singh said last December that the ministry has initiated a proposal to turn three deemed universities teach in Sanskrit into central universities

Published on 11th December 2019

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