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Only three colleges are dissenting, all others are preparing for exams, says Prakash Javadekar hitting out at DU, JNU

Taking a swipe at the anti-ABVP agitators in New Delhi, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said that almost every other college student was doing "their duty" and not wasting taxpayers' money

Published on 3rd March 2017
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Prakash Javadekar finds Shashi Tharoor’s new book so impressive that he says it should be given to students

Sure-footed, relaxed and surprisingly open to ideas like having Shashi Tharoor’s book included in the CBSE curriculum, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar talks  about how he’s managing all the chaos 

Published on 13th March 2017
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‘We must not become prey to petty politics’

What’s former Union Minister Sachin Pilot’s views on the ruling party and their strategies? Find out!

Published on 14th March 2017
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JNU loses ability to help 'backward' students with deprivation points: Students threaten 'complete shutdown'

The concept of awarding deprivation points for students from backward areas was devised by the students union under Prakash Karat in 1974. JNU was the sole institute to have this system 

Published on 23rd March 2017
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JNUSU and ABVP find rare unity and protest together against seat cuts after JNU says they are starting admissions as per new UGC norms

After the Court ruled that JNU will also follow the UGC norms in admission, massive seat cuts for their MPhil and doctoral programmes were announced — JNUSU and ABVP are now up in arms. Together

Published on 10th May 2017
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JNU Academic Council in its 143rd meeting was a divided house with a few even wanting to amend minutes of the 142nd meeting

The 143rd council meeting was adjourned yesterday after the VC ordered to record 'nine dissents' who moved specific amendments besides many others conveying their objections

Published on 11th May 2017
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WATCH: Pandemonium at JNU Academic Council Meet: Teachers, students scuffle as VC 'passes' over discussion of UGC regulations

Another academic council meeting at JNU goes down in flames as students and teachers tussle over being able to discuss points, while the VC allegedly quickly passed them and left

Published on 16th June 2017
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No more Vemula: UoH passes a shocking declaration that prohibits students from participating in protests

Student bodies have called the undertaking as a repression of their freedom of expression and their right to protest. A representation has already been submitted in this regard

Published on 6th July 2017
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After researching Resistance Art, Jamia Millia student Dhrupadi Ghosh is now having to fight her own resistance battle

Dhrupadi Ghosh has been a PhD student at Jamia Millia University for two years, but out of the blue she received a notification about her termination from the University- with no stated reason

Published on 25th September 2017
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Five-member jury finds JNU VC guilty on several charges, including insensitive dealing of the Najeeb Ahmed case

M Jagadesh Kumar was accused of tweaking minutes of the JNU Academic Council's meeting without other members' consent, and for weakening sexual harassment watchdog GSCASH, among others

Published on 24th October 2017
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UoH's Student Union protests suspension of 10 students, says committee held deposition during NET

The union has condemned the action calling it "baseless" and alleged the misuse of power and ignorance of protocol witnessed in the entire incident

Published on 10th November 2017
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WATCH: Has UoH really not learnt any lessons from Rohith Vemula? Protests rock varsity after 10 students suspended, cops converge on campus

Students have issued a statement saying that this is not the campus that they entered and that this is not the education that they signed up for — as the protests are escalating

Published on 10th November 2017
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I am a Rajput and I am dying to watch Padmaavat. This is why

In an open letter to the groups protesting against Padmavati, Kritika Shekhawat from Jaipur points out that protest can be carried out by avoidance and dissent, which reflects the true Rajput ethos 

Published on 11th November 2017
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Kaur agenda: Why Kawalpreet Kaur will always be a symbol of student dissent in Delhi

Remember the girl whose picture was morphed by a Pakistan Defence account. She's not just a victim. She's a firebrand student activist who's creating waves. Her name is Kaur

Published on 25th January 2018
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Environment ministry only gives out approvals, no sign of due process: Jairam Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh says that the current government talks a lot about environment conservation but all of their actions go against their rhetoric

Published on 30th January 2018

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