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Saturday, Aug 17, 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)
Apr 17, 2017 10:36
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has mentioned before the Supreme Court that there were allegations of financial bungling against Panjab University (PU). read more
Apr 13, 2017 10:07
Right before the students protesting against fee hike were to charge on police personnel for the second time at Panjab University on Tuesday, Damanpreet Singh, campus president of the Students for Society (SFS), a left-wing outfit, exhorted the agitators... read more
Apr 13, 2017 09:28
Tuesday’s violence on the campus that had protesting students pelting police with stones in response to cops’ use of water cannon and tear gas may deal a body blow to the image of Panjab University already faced with the worstever financial crisis since... read more
Apr 12, 2017 11:45
Students for Society (SFS) president Damanpreet Singh who said their movement will only be strengthened after this. read more
Apr 12, 2017 10:52
On a day when protest against the fee hike at Panjab University took a violent turn, HT caught up with PU campus student council president, Nishant Kaushal, who condemned stone pelting. He said some unidentified persons resorted to violence and called... read more
Apr 11, 2017 11:04
Things turned ugly at Panjab University (PU) on Tuesday as the protest against fee hike witnessed police using tear gas and students replying with stone-pelting. At least 15 policemen and some students had to get medical help; some were still in hospitals... read more
Apr 11, 2017 09:39
The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the student wing of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), is cutting a lone figure in the strategy it has adopted to protest against the fee hike. read more
Apr 09, 2017 11:14
On the lines of increase in grant from the ministry of human resource development, Panjab University is seeking an enhancement at the rate of 12.5% from Punjab government. read more
Apr 08, 2017 12:39
Panjab University (PU) vice-chancellor Arun Kumar Grover has written a protest letter to secretary, higher education, in the ministry of human resources development (MHRD), KK Sharma, after the ministry has denied Rs 20 crore to the varsity. The money... read more
Apr 05, 2017 13:01
Professional courses at Panjab University (PU) registered placements, but slowdown in economy has hit the highest packages.  read more
Apr 04, 2017 18:15
Panjab University (PU) on Monday decided to start online courses and for this a committee has been formed under Prof AK Bhandari, while chairperson, University School of Open Learning (USOL), and members from various faculties will also be included.... read more
Apr 04, 2017 12:13
Panjab University (PU) has slipped massively in the ministry of human resources and development (MHRD)’s varsity ranking from last year’s 12th to 33rd spot this time. read more
Apr 03, 2017 11:47
Plush houses of Panchkula surround the remains of several villages here. Both eye the other with disdain. Villagers see the city slickers as forceful occupiers of their land, while the latter work hard to erect boundary walls between the sectors and... read more
Mar 29, 2017 15:14
After intervention of chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar for action and fearing blacklisting, Reliance General Insurance Company of Reliance Group has deposited Rs 8.69 crore under Rajiv Gandhi Parivar Bima Yojna (RGPBY) after eight years. read more
Mar 29, 2017 14:45
The Haryana Urban Development Authority (Huda) doesn’t have money to pay compensation to owners whose land have been acquired. It is seeking loans from banks, which are yet to be sanctioned. read more