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A view of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus(HT file)

82% JNU students have registered for the winter semester: VC

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 06:07 PM IST
Out of 8,500 students at JNU, 82 per cent of students have cleared their hostel dues for winter semester registration as on Monday, the varsity’s vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar said.
Students stage a protest at main Gate of JNU over Sunday's violence, in New Delhi(HT File)
Students stage a protest at main Gate of JNU over Sunday's violence, in New Delhi(HT File)

JNU VC appeals to students to return to campus for winter semester registration

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2020 04:36 PM IST
“We have strengthened the security on campus and I appeal all students who have gone home to come back. Academic activities have been resumed and JNU is back on its foot,” said Jagadesh Kumar while talking to ANI.
Actor Deepika Padukone is seen at a gathering at JNU in solidarity with the students against Sunday’s violence, in New Delhi, on Tuesday.(Vipin Kumar /HT Photo)
Actor Deepika Padukone is seen at a gathering at JNU in solidarity with the students against Sunday’s violence, in New Delhi, on Tuesday.(Vipin Kumar /HT Photo)

Why Deepika Padukone’s presence in JNU needs special mention | Opinion

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 12:34 PM IST
Starting from Prithviraj Kapoor, many stars have done their bit for the political leaders and their agenda.
Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) president Aishe Ghosh addresses the media on yesterday’s attack on JNU students, at JNU campus, in New Delhi, India, on Monday, January 06, 2020. (Photo by Vipin Kumar / Hindustan Times)
Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) president Aishe Ghosh addresses the media on yesterday’s attack on JNU students, at JNU campus, in New Delhi, India, on Monday, January 06, 2020. (Photo by Vipin Kumar / Hindustan Times)

Leave past behind, return to campus: JNU VC urges to students

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 11:41 AM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar on Tuesday urged students to put the past behind and return to the varsity’s premises.
Students protesting in JNU(HT File)
Students protesting in JNU(HT File)

JNU students switched off power supply to hamper semester exam registration process: Admin

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2020 09:57 AM IST
The administration warned it will take strict action against the students. The students, who have shut down the entire university for over two months in protest against the hike in hostel fees, have called for a boycott of the exam registration process.
JNU students have been protesting since October 28 this year.(HT file)
JNU students have been protesting since October 28 this year.(HT file)

JNU protest 2019: After exam boycott, uncertainty over next semester registration

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kaniat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2019 09:54 AM IST
Since October 28 this year, students of JNU have been protesting against a new hostel manual which introduced a substantial fee hike that students argued would push poor and marginalised students out of the varsity.
JNU Students(HT file)
JNU Students(HT file)

JNU students boycotting exams won’t be eligible to register in next semester: Admin

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2019 11:38 AM IST
JNU students, who are boycotting exams, will not be eligible to register in the next semester if they fall short of the academic requirements of the institution, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has warned.
(HT File)
(HT File)

JNU students asked to write exams via e-mail, WhatsApp

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2019 09:51 AM IST
To resolve the issue of boycott of examinations by the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students, the administration has been sending question papers to them on e-mail and asking them to submit the answer script through e-mail or WhatsApp.
JNU students raise slogans as they march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan during a protest against the fee hike, in New Delhi(File Photo)
JNU students raise slogans as they march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan during a protest against the fee hike, in New Delhi(File Photo)

JNU students should call off strike to avail fresh concessions, 2-week relaxation: MHRD

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 09:29 AM IST
JNU Protest: Concession in hostel fees proposed by the HRD Ministry for JNU students and the two-week relaxation for the lost academic period can be availed if they call off their strike and normalcy is restored on campus, the ministry has advised.
JNU Fee hike protest(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
JNU Fee hike protest(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

JNU fee hike: HRD officials meet students and VC, but no agreement reached

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 09:48 AM IST
JNU fee hike: Semester-end examinations are scheduled from December 12 and the students’ union has called for an exam boycott till their demands are met.
A placard is seen during a protest by students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), demanding a complete rollback of the fee hike, at Connaught Place, in New Delhi/(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
A placard is seen during a protest by students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), demanding a complete rollback of the fee hike, at Connaught Place, in New Delhi/(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

JNU fee hike done to meet increased expenditure on hostels maintenance: HRD Min

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 04:48 PM IST
In a written reply to a question over the JNU hostel fee hike, which has led to an agitation by students, the minister said that the varsity has increased room rents after around 40 years.
Graffiti that says 'No To Fee Hike' is seen as students protest at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Graffiti that says 'No To Fee Hike' is seen as students protest at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

JNU protest: Students decide to boycott exams

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 10:56 AM IST
A general body meeting was held on Wednesday among the students’ representatives of various schools and centres and it decided on Thursday morning to boycott all academic activities.
JNU administrative building.(HT file)
JNU administrative building.(HT file)

JNU protest 2019: Those skipping exams will lose their studentship, says JNU

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 09:29 AM IST
In a circular issued here, the university cautioned the students “about the consequences of completing academic assignments and tests, including end-semester examinations, as per the relevant academic ordinances and rules”.
A placard is seen during a protest by students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), demanding a complete rollback of the fee hike, at Connaught Place, in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
A placard is seen during a protest by students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), demanding a complete rollback of the fee hike, at Connaught Place, in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

JNU students support exam boycott but worry over loss of studies

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 01:22 PM IST
For over a month, all academic activities have been suspended on the campus due to protests over the proposed hostel fee hike and a new set of rules. At least 17 centres held a general body meetings (GBM) and decided to boycott the semester examination, JNU students’ union (JNUSU) said.
The students went on a protest after JNU administration gave its nod to the new hostel manual, including fee hike.(HT file)
The students went on a protest after JNU administration gave its nod to the new hostel manual, including fee hike.(HT file)

JNU administration constitutes committee for finding solution to hostel issues

New Delhi | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2019 11:50 AM IST
In order to resolve the ongoing crisis, JNU administration on Sunday constituted a High-level committee to get suggestions from the student representatives on finding a solution to the hostel issue.
The JNU protesters gathered at the Mandi House and started marching towards Parliament amid the presence of a huge police posse. (Representational image)(HT file)
The JNU protesters gathered at the Mandi House and started marching towards Parliament amid the presence of a huge police posse. (Representational image)(HT file)

JNU protest: Make education affordable to all, says protesters

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 23, 2019 02:45 PM IST
The protesters, including members of civil society, JNU alumna and students, raised slogans, asking the varsity administration to roll back the fee hike and the government to “make education affordable to all”.
JNU students protesting hostel fee hike.(HT file)
JNU students protesting hostel fee hike.(HT file)

JNU protest: JNUSU, MHRD meetings end, ball in university admin’s court

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 09:54 AM IST
Earlier on Friday, JNU students formed a human chain inside the campus to demand complete rollback of hostel fee hike ahead of the visit of the MHRD committee, forcing the panel members to enter the campus through another gate.
JNU students protesting hostel fee hike.(HT file)
JNU students protesting hostel fee hike.(HT file)

JNU protest: Facing deficit of over Rs 45 cr, necessary to revise hostel fee, says admin

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 11:17 PM IST
JNU protest: Facing deficit of over Rs 45 cr, necessary revise hostel fee, says admin..In a statement issued on Thursday evening, the teachers also questioned the high-powered MHRD committee and said it was in violation of norms that govern universities.
Students from JNU protesting against hostel fee hike.(HT)
Students from JNU protesting against hostel fee hike.(HT)

JNUTA members meets HRD panel, demand complete roll-back of hostel fee hike

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 09:43 AM IST
The teachers’ association also informed the panel about how the current vice-chancellor has been “violating” the JNU Act and has “put the future of the university at stake”.
Students of JNU protesting against fee hike.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Students of JNU protesting against fee hike.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Twitter war rages over JNU protest

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2019 04:40 PM IST
Even as the issue reverberated in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, Twitter was abuzz with hashtags JNUBachaoAndolan, StandWithJNU, EmergencyinJNU, TaxPayersWithJNU, JNULootTaxPayers, JNUProtests etc.
Students and teachers alleged they were lathicharged and were being forced by the police to leave the spot.(HT file)
Students and teachers alleged they were lathicharged and were being forced by the police to leave the spot.(HT file)

JNU protest: JNUSU office bearers taken by police to meet HRD secretary, protesters asked to vacate the place

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2019 11:01 AM IST
JNUSU vice-president Saket Moon said they met GC Hosur, the joint secretary of HRD Ministry, and submitted a memorandum of demands to him.
The students have demanded the Inter-Hall Administration (IHA) meeting be reconvened with JNUSU’s participation.(Mint file)
The students have demanded the Inter-Hall Administration (IHA) meeting be reconvened with JNUSU’s participation.(Mint file)

JNU protest: Consider our plight, says JNUSU in appeal to law makers

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2019 09:50 AM IST
The JNUSU had planned to submit the memorandum to parliamentarians, after a march to Parliament starting from the JNU campus on Monday morning.
In wake of JNU protest, entry, exit points at 3 Delhi metro stations closed(HT Photo)
In wake of JNU protest, entry, exit points at 3 Delhi metro stations closed(HT Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 5 pm: In wake of JNU protest, entry, exit points at 4 Delhi metro stations closed and all the latest news at this hour

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2019 04:55 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 5 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
In the wake of ongoing Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) protest in Delhi, entry and exit points of four metro stations have been closed temporarily(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
In the wake of ongoing Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) protest in Delhi, entry and exit points of four metro stations have been closed temporarily(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

In wake of JNU protest, entry, exit points at 2 Delhi metro stations closed

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 06:02 AM IST
Earlier in the day, hundreds of JUN students carrying posters and shouting slogans were stopped, while several were detained when their protest march against the hostel fee hike in varsity headed towards the Parliament on the first day of the Winter Session.
Heavy police deployment was made outside the university’s campus on Monday, ahead of the students’ protest march to Parliament.(HT file)
Heavy police deployment was made outside the university’s campus on Monday, ahead of the students’ protest march to Parliament.(HT file)

JNU protests: Centre forms committee to look into impasse over fee hike

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 01:30 PM IST
Centre has ordered the formation of a committee to resolve the deadlock between students and the JNU administration.
Students of JNU protesting against fee hike outside All India Council For Technical Education during JNU convocation, upturn barricades in New Delhi(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Students of JNU protesting against fee hike outside All India Council For Technical Education during JNU convocation, upturn barricades in New Delhi(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Union minister, JNU VC trapped inside building on Monday as students protest outside

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 11:15 AM IST
Union human resource development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, who was the guest of honour, vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar and other dignitaries were trapped inside for nearly seven hours as students refused to let them leave.
Students of JNU protesting against fee hike outside All India Council For Technical Education during JNU convocation, upturn barricades in New Delhi, India, on Monday, November 11, 2019(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Students of JNU protesting against fee hike outside All India Council For Technical Education during JNU convocation, upturn barricades in New Delhi, India, on Monday, November 11, 2019(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

JNU fee hike comes as a body blow for poor students

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Adrija Roychowdhury
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 11:47 PM IST
JNU hostel manual seeks an increase in hostel fees from Rs 20 per month to Rs 600 for a single-seater, and from Rs 10 per month to R. 300 for a double-seater. While the mess charges stand to be doubled, an additional service charge of Rs1,700 for sanitation and maintenance has been introduced.
Delhi Police personnel stand guard at the entry gate of JNU in view of security precautions after yesterday's protest in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Delhi Police personnel stand guard at the entry gate of JNU in view of security precautions after yesterday's protest in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

JNU’s top decision-making body to take call on new hostel rules today

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 09:17 AM IST
The new hostel manual proposes sweeping changes to existing rules and has been a point of contention between students and varsity administration for the past two weeks.
Students of JNU protesting against fee hike outside All India Council For Technical Education during JNU convocation, clash with police persionnel in New Delhi, India, on Monday.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Students of JNU protesting against fee hike outside All India Council For Technical Education during JNU convocation, clash with police persionnel in New Delhi, India, on Monday.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

What is at the heart of JNU protests? Here’s understanding it in a nutshell

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 04:02 PM IST
The students of the University are at loggerheads with the administration over a new hostel manual, which mentions changes in rules and a fee hike. The students are demanding the roll-back of the new hostel manual.
Students of JNU protesting against fee hike outside All India Council For Technical Education during JNU convocation, clash with police personnel in New Delhi, India, on Monday(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Students of JNU protesting against fee hike outside All India Council For Technical Education during JNU convocation, clash with police personnel in New Delhi, India, on Monday(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

‘JNU should have consulted us before revision of fee’: JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2019 10:17 AM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)students and administration have been engaged in a fresh standoff over increase in hostel fee and a new manual of rules. JNU students’ union (JNUSU) president Aishe Ghosh spoke to Hindustan Times on what led to the protests.
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