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Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Bhartesh Singh Thakur

Bhartesh Singh Thakur


Bhartesh Singh Thakur is a senior correspondent at Chandigarh. He covers Panjab University, local administration and defence.

articles by Bhartesh Singh Thakur (523 results)
May 08, 2017 10:05
Several senators said that converting PU into a central varsity was the only solution to address varsity’s financial crisis. read more
May 06, 2017 11:16
What is the way forward for the institute to tackle the problem? HT’s Bhartesh Singh Thakur answers these questions and more. read more
May 01, 2017 09:57
An MA student had alleged on September 10, 2015, that Komal Singh indulged in “sexual talks” with her. During the proceedings before the PUCASH, the complainant produced three witnesses, who said Komal Singh used to make “sexually coloured remarks” towards... read more
May 01, 2017 09:31
The evening shift used to run from 5:30 pm to 9:15pm (3 hours and 45 minutes), whereas the Bar Council of India (BCI) wanted it to be 30 hours per week (6 hours per day, with a 30-minute break). Senator Prof Navdeep Goyal said now there would be two... read more
Apr 29, 2017 10:24
With marks up, the duration of test will also be increased to 1 hour 30 minutes instead of previous 1 hour and 15 minutes. read more
Apr 27, 2017 17:33
Teachers have asked the varsity authorities to cite reason for seeking the photocopy of attendance registers for the current semester read more
Apr 27, 2017 16:09
Panjab University’s financial crisis is now global news with even a Nobel Prize winner expressing surprise at the fund crunch that has seen violent protests on campus over the past fortnight. Prof Roger D Kornberg, who won a Nobel in Chemistry in 2006,... read more
Apr 24, 2017 12:34
PU takes Rs 50 per annum from each student for maintaining the student-aid fund. read more
Apr 24, 2017 12:34
PU takes Rs 50 per annum from each student for maintaining the student-aid fund. read more
Apr 23, 2017 16:02
A syndicate of Panjab University (PU) will be taking the decision on running of the evening law courses at varsity. The letter of Bar Council of India has also warned those passing out from evening law courses that they are not entitled to pursue any... read more
Apr 23, 2017 15:29
Panjab University Committee Against Sexual Harassment (PUCASH) has refused to consider the complaint of varsity’s female assistant professor against a male assistant professor claiming the complaint to be of mental harassment which doesn’t fall under... read more
Apr 23, 2017 10:17
The Punjab and Haryana high court’s order where it has called for the winding up of the Panchkula MC and the state government to take over its reins has brought the focus on the working of the local body. read more
Apr 23, 2017 09:00
It is a gardener, Pradeep Singh of Saketri village, on whose petition for closure of drain through his house led to the commencement of dissolution of Panchkula municipal corporation (MC). read more
Apr 21, 2017 11:11
Amritpal Singh, a PhD student in history, fought the elections for president’s post from Students for Society (SFS) in 2016. He was part of the protest called by SFS on April 11 when stone pelting took place. He took shelter in the university gurdwara... read more