Delhi University
India  /  Published 14.09.21

DU's probable VC checks all govt boxes

Yogesh Singh, vice-chancellor of the Delhi Technological University, is the frontrunner to become vice-chancellor of Delhi University, two government officials have told The Telegraph. They said Yoge...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty

India  /  Published 12.09.21

Tormented by Taliban, rebuffed in India

“My family decided not to make it public as it is an issue of honour, and they (the Taliban) threatened to kill them if they spoke to anyone about this. The Taliban members who have occupied our...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.21

Wordplay: Modi on education

The proverbial shadow falls between the prime minister’s words and deeds with a frightening regularity. Take, for instance, Narendra Modi’s latest utterance on education. In the course of ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.21

FYUP: A spectre called reform

The four-year undergraduate programme has returned to the University of Delhi. The memory of the messy, short-lived FYUP, introduced in 2013 and withdrawn in 2014, casts a shadow on this avatar of the...
By Apoorvanand

India  /  Published 07.09.21

DU prepares to reopen colleges

Delhi University  is set for phased opening of colleges, departments and centres. On Monday, it issued a notification suggesting the theory classes for all the Under-Graduate (UG) and Post Gradu...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 07.09.21

Letters to the editor: Bama, Sukartharini and Mahasweta Devi out of DU syllabus

Muffled voices Sir — The removal of works by two Dalit authors, Bama and Sukartharini, as well as of Mahasweta Devi’s “Draupadi” from the undergraduate English syllabus of Del...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 05.09.21

Teachers protest govt’s online education push

The largest central university teachers’ association has expressed apprehension that the government is trying to mainstream online education, potentially imperilling the careers of students by t...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.09.21

DU teachers want 'Draupadi' back

A section of English teachers of Delhi University has accused a varsity panel of making a mockery of the "democratic and the due process" in drafting the subject's syllabus and demanded ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.09.21

DU: Gag on diverse voices and writers

Dalit writers Bama and Sukirtharani have described as “partisan” the removal of their writings from Delhi University’s syllabus, contending that the varsity wants to deny “the ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.09.21

Centralization in unversities

Centralization, ironically, seems to be the flavour of the season in a country whose prime minister has, on several occasions, loftily claimed that his regime stands for ‘minimum government, max...
By The Editorial Board


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