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Jawaharlal Nehru University Jnu
India  /  Published 11.06.20

JNU basher's virtual date

An upcoming webinar by a retired general known for outbursts on news channels, often against JNU and human rights advocates, has dismayed students and teachers of the university's history department i...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.19

Laureate in eyes of admirer

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee’s biggest quality is having zero airs, said a young economics teacher from Calcutta who spent his last birthday with the Nobel laureate. “He was a big shot even before wi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.11.18

Political gag spreads across universities

Rajiv Ray, president of the Delhi University Teachers Association and the Federation of Central Universities Teachers Associations slammed the government’s “recent attempts to crush voices of diss...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.10.18

Weightage for viva slashed

The University Grants Commission has fixed a 70:30 formula for selecting research students with the bigger weightage for what candidates score in their written entrance exam and 30 per cent of how muc...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.08.19

JNU spanner in Left bastion polls

The Jawaharlal Nehru University administration has put a hurdle to student union elections scheduled for September 6, prompting allegations of arm-twisting to thwart the Left in its only bastion in th...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.06.19

JNU to discuss making Hindi compulsory in undergraduate courses

The Jawaharlal Nehru University is expected to discuss on June 28 a UGC proposal to make Hindi a compulsory language for all 11 undergraduate courses, a move that its students' union has opposed. ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Calcutta's help for Delhi victims

Calcuttans from various quarters have been chipping in to help victims of the Delhi riots.A team of volunteers, including a young doctor, took Tuesday evening’s Rajdhani from Sealdah to Delhi. They ...
By Debraj Mitra and Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.05.19

Jobless with a job in Delhi

By 11am last Wednesday, Salim had collected all the household trash littering the lanes in the central Delhi neighbourhood of Regar Pura and dumped it in the local garbage yard.If he were a regular ci...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.01.20

‘Extraordinary horrors inflicted on Muslims of UP’

Over the past month, there have been protests across India on the CAA/NPR/NRIC process. Universities have been on the frontline, suffering attacks by storm troopers and even more so by, shamefully, un...
By Deb Mukharji in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.20

IIT students break silence

The Students’ Senate of IIT Kharagpur issued a statement on Thursday to condemn the “extreme violence” unleashed on students and teachers at Jawaharlal Nehru University and express solidarity wi...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur


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