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JNUSU accuses administartion of illegally felling trees for Vivekananda statue

The JNUSU President N Sai Balaji filed two RTIs asking the administration if they had the permission to fell trees and also the source of their funds for the statue

Published on 11th February 2019
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JNU Vivekananda Statue row: Engineering department hadn't sought permissions, says RTI reply

The Vivekananda statue's construction in JNU has been sparking controversies for a while now. The RTI was filed by the JNUSU President  

Published on 7th August 2019
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When Gandhi was denied entry into temple over his England visit

The year was 1925, the place, the Bhagavathy Amman temple in Kanyakumari. Refused permission to enter the inner shrine by temple authorities

Published on 30th September 2019
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Who vandalised the yet-to-be unveiled Swami Vivekananda statue at JNU?

Following the statue vandalism incident, the JNU administration has filed a complaint with the Delhi Police along with several video and photographic evidences

Published on 15th November 2019
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World's first yoga university outside India 'Vivekananda Yoga University' launched in the US 

The university (VaYU) was jointly launched on Tuesday by Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan and Chairperson of the Standing Committee on External Affairs P P Chaudhary

Published on 24th June 2020
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Has the Vivekananda Marg signboard at JNU really been defaced? Look at the picture

The ABVP claimed that this is an "attempt to undermine Indian cultural ethos and sentiments" and that the "repetitive" attempts by "miscreants in JNU" come from an "anti-cultural mindset"

Published on 21st September 2020
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PM Modi to unveil life-size sculpture of Swami Vivekananda at JNU on November 12

PM Modi, will through video conferencing unveil the life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda installed in the University campus on November 12

Published on 9th November 2020
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Modi to inaugurate JNU's Vivekananda statue on Thursday: Why this statue has been mired in controversy

We take a look at the various allegations and controversies around JNU's life-sized statue of Swami Vivekananda, which will soon be inaugurated

Published on 9th November 2020
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JNU students write open letter to PM Modi: Do not inaugurate Vivekananda statue, instead hold VC accountable

Prior to the scheduled inauguration of the Vivekananda statue at the JNU campus at 5.30 PM on Thursday, the JNUSU has written an open letter

Published on 12th November 2020
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Prioritising ideology over national interest has harmed democracy: PM Modi at JNU's statue unveiling

Talking about India's new NEP 2020, PM Modi said: Swami Vivekananda wanted that education in the country should be such that it provides self-confidence to individuals

Published on 12th November 2020
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Renaming JNU: Even ABVP says no to scrapping name, JNUTA asks govt to build new varsities with Vivekananda's name

Less than a week after PM Modi unveiled a life-sized statue of Swami Vivekananda on campus, Ravi took to Twitter to voice his opinion on renaming the university

Published on 17th November 2020
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#ThrowBackToday: Remembering Swami Vivekananda on National Youth Day today

In today's #TBT, we inform you about the significance of National Youth Day and why it is celebrated on the birth anniversary of the monk Swami Vivekananda. Also, do you know what cryopreserved is? 

Published on 12th January 2021
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New Education Policy inspired by Swami Vivekananda: PM Modi at National Youth Parliament Festival

Incidentally, today is Swami Vivekananda's 157th birth anniversary, which is celebrated as National Youth Day across the country

Published on 12th January 2021
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JNU spent close to Rs 10 lakh for unveiling the statue of Swami Vivekananda, reveals RTI

Demanding an MoE intervention in this matter, the JNUSU also cried foul over the administration apparently reducing financial assistance to students for participation in conferences across schools

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Swami Vivekananda wanted empowerment to be taken to the poor: Prime Minister Modi 

Referring to Swami Vivekanand's letter to the Maharaja of Mysore and to Swami Ramakrishnananda, the Prime Minister underlined two clear thoughts in the Hindu philosopher's approach to empower the poor

Published on 31st January 2021

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