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SFI sweeps Kolkata's Presidency University student elections after 9 years

The SFI candidates at Presidency university in Kolkata bagged all the five central panel posts after a close fight with the extreme left force Independent Consolidation (IC)

Published on 15th November 2019
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JNU always anti-establishment, but you'll see many changes: Higher Education Secretary R Subrahmanyam

With anti-establishment in its blood, many remember that Sitaram Yechury was at the vanguard as JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) President who forced Indira Gandhi to step down as JNU Chancellor

Published on 14th November 2019
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He studied till 3 am to become an IAS officer: MCC batchmate remembers T N Seshan 

S Raghavan, a classmate from Madras Christian College recalls the former CEC's determination towards achieving his dreams, hours after he passed on

Published on 11th November 2019
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BJP leader asks Delhi High Court to link social media to Aadhaar, PAN or voter ID to stop fake news

The plea by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay has sought the relief, alleging that fake social media accounts are used to propagate "fake and paid news" during elections

Published on 23rd October 2019
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Hope youngsters vote in large numbers: PM Narendra Modi

Both Maharashtra and Haryana are polling on October 21 and the results will be announced on October 24

Published on 21st October 2019
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Why force teachers to do unrelated multi-tasks rather than just being educators?

Last year, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights in a report had highlighted how the involvement of teachers in non-teaching activities was affecting the quality of education

Published on 19th October 2019
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Mamata allows elections in four Bengal varsities after 2 years: Students demand polls in every campus

The students of West Bengal have been protesting against the two-year gap in student body polls vehemently since 2017. They did not accept the government's introduction of nominated student councils

Published on 18th October 2019
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Why is JNU calling its Students' Union illegal? Answer: Not paying GST & legal trouble

The 2018-19 Union cabinet was not notified because their accounts didn't factor in GST, neither did the current cabinet. The Dean says to prevent misuse he needed to lock it

Published on 17th October 2019
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A place where we celebrated democracy: What the JNUSU office means to students and why they won't let it go

Students on campus say that the office is one of the very few spaces on campus that remained for democratic dialogue and debate. Will they be allowed to keep this space? 

 

Published on 16th October 2019
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In shock move, JNU admin calls Students Union 'illegal', demands they vacate JNUSU office by 5 pm  

JNUSU said in their statement that they would like to 'remind the administration that the office is not the personal property of the Dean to allot'  and that they were democratically elected

Published on 16th October 2019
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Three years on: When did the people closest to missing JNU student Najeeb give up hope?

JNU student Najeeb Ahmed mysteriously disappeared on October 15, 2016. Three years later, nobody knows where he is

Published on 14th October 2019
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Murder of Democracy: Why Shehla Rashid decided to quit mainstream politics in Kashmir  

The former JNU student leader said that she considers it her moral responsibility to speak up and clarify her stance on the electoral process

 

Published on 9th October 2019
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Gandhi's Ramrajya in 2019: The Modification it went through, from good justice system to Hindu Raj

Sociologists and political scientists have, at times, called Gandhi an idealist. His idea of Ramrajya might have been utopian but the ideals that supported the idea was implementable

Published on 2nd October 2019
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600 prisoners across India convicted of offences other than murder, rape, corruption to be released on Gandhi Jayanti

However, around 80 convicts selected from jails in Maharashtra and Haryana, will have to wait for their release

Published on 2nd October 2019
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TISS Hyderabad could soon have a Tadvi or Vemula: Student writes after all-night enquiry that ended at 3 am

Due to the Telangana Court ruling that the institute cannot take action against the students, the students feel the administration is finding new ways to punish them  

Published on 30th September 2019

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