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JNU: The attack and the resistance

As violent physical force was unleashed, students rose to forge our democratic future
The structures designed to protect the academic institution have turned against its community of students and teachers(ANI)
The structures designed to protect the academic institution have turned against its community of students and teachers(ANI)
Updated on Jan 06, 2020 08:38 PM IST
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ByAtul Sood and Udaya Kumar

Student turnout drops at DUSU polls; counting and results today

The main parties in the fray are Congress-backed NSUI, RSS-affiliated ABVP and Left-affiliated AISA. The contest is expected to be mainly between the NSUI and the ABVP.
There were around 1.44 lakh registered voters across 52 colleges and departments affiliated to the DU this year.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
There were around 1.44 lakh registered voters across 52 colleges and departments affiliated to the DU this year.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 09:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByFareeha Iftikhar and Kainat Sarfaraz

Identity and ideology enter campus politics

Under the gentle hum of its labs, the institution has been in constant churn since May 2015, when the de-recognition of the student group Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle made headlines.
Police arrest activists demonstrating outside IIT-Madras after it derecognised the Ambedkar Periyar Students Circle in May 2015.(India Today Group/Getty Images)
Police arrest activists demonstrating outside IIT-Madras after it derecognised the Ambedkar Periyar Students Circle in May 2015.(India Today Group/Getty Images)
Updated on Apr 18, 2019 07:47 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByDhrubo Jyoti

Campus murder heats up poll fever at Maharaja’s College

On July 1 last year, Maharaja’s college came to national spotlight when a student, Abhimanyu (who goes by only one name), 20, was murdered within the college premises after a row over political posters turned violent. Even though the college is known for its fervent campus politics, this was the first time in its history that a person was killed on campus.
Rahul Gandhi deciding to contest from Wayanad has been encouraging for KSU members in Maharaja’s college.
Rahul Gandhi deciding to contest from Wayanad has been encouraging for KSU members in Maharaja’s college.
Updated on Apr 11, 2019 07:05 AM IST
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Cochin | BySibi Arasu

Campus politics in Delhi hots up as parties eye 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Student leaders in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Delhi University (DU) are busy strategising ahead of the prestige battles for control of the unions. New alliances are being formed, and issues beyond campus politics are finding a place in manifestos.
The administrative block of JNU.(HT File Photo)
The administrative block of JNU.(HT File Photo)
Published on Aug 30, 2018 09:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByFareeha Iftikhar
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