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Satyam Jha.(Hindustan Times)

19-year-old St Stephen’s student died of Covid

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2021 02:51 AM IST
Satyam Jha, a resident of Kolkata, died in Kota, Rajasthan, on Wednesday, his friends and teachers said, adding that he was in Kota with his family for personal reasons.
Auditions for various societies used to be held with great fervour on campus in pre-Covid times. This year, these are being hosted online.(Photo: Sushil Kumar/HT)
Auditions for various societies used to be held with great fervour on campus in pre-Covid times. This year, these are being hosted online.(Photo: Sushil Kumar/HT)

DU societies: Perform, record, send your clip to be campus cool virtually

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 12:50 PM IST
Delhi Universities students share how cultural societies are adopting a virtual mode, auditions getting somewhat delayed due to exams, yet creating a stir due to high enthusiasm of freshers.
St Stephen’s College(HT file)
St Stephen’s College(HT file)

St Stephen’s to set up resilience fund for students facing financial hardships

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 08:13 PM IST
The COVID-19 Resilience Fund is being set up to support tuition fees of 50-100 students from the college enrolled in different courses, according to an official order.
Students of St Stephen’s College have initiated a fundraiser to help fellow students who need financial support to pay college fee and procure devices to attend online classes.(Photo: Amal KS/HT (Photo for representational purposes only))
Students of St Stephen’s College have initiated a fundraiser to help fellow students who need financial support to pay college fee and procure devices to attend online classes.(Photo: Amal KS/HT (Photo for representational purposes only))

Stephanians initiate fundraiser to help fellow DU students beat financial distress

Hindustan Times | By Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 02:51 PM IST
Some students of St Stephen’s College, Delhi University, have initiated a funding campaign to support existing as well as new students in the varsity, who are reportedly facing financial crunch to pursue virtual education in the pandemic era.
The fine for mask violations has increased from ₹500 to ₹2,000.(Photo: Raj K Raj/HT)
The fine for mask violations has increased from ₹500 to ₹2,000.(Photo: Raj K Raj/HT)

Mask up or get fined: Delhiites say 2,000 penalty is OK, but not sufficient

Hindustan Times | By Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2020 07:29 PM IST
Rising cases of Covid-19 in the Capital have raised the fine from 500 to 2,000, for people who are caught without a mask in public places. We ask Delhiites if a higher penalty will be enough of a deterrent.
In the second list, all colleges, including LSR, have dropped their cut-offs marginally by 0.5 to 1 percentage points.(HT file photo)
In the second list, all colleges, including LSR, have dropped their cut-offs marginally by 0.5 to 1 percentage points.(HT file photo)

At 100% cut-off, no admission in Eco (hons) at LSR college

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 11:37 PM IST
According to the data, till October 17---when admissions were closed for the first cut-off list and the second list was announced ---- there were zero admissions in BA (Hons) in Economics.
Delhi University’s St Stephen’s college. (RIshi Ballabh/HT Photo )
Delhi University’s St Stephen’s college. (RIshi Ballabh/HT Photo )

Admission for PG courses to DU’s St Stephen’s college to be online this year

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2020 11:08 AM IST
In order to be considered, the candidate must register using the official St Stephen’s College online application form, clearly indicating their DU registration number, it said.
The university has received a maximum of 2,85,128 applications from CBSE Board students.(HT file)
The university has received a maximum of 2,85,128 applications from CBSE Board students.(HT file)

DU cut-offs likely to go higher this year with many students scoring above 95% in CBSE exams: Officials

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2020 08:26 PM IST
This year’s cut-offs are higher than last year. In 2019, the cut-off for BA(Hons) English and BA (Hons) Economics were pegged at 98.75 per cent for students from commerce background.
DU’s St Stephen’s College
DU’s St Stephen’s College

St Stephen’s College to penalise hostellers Rs 100 per day for not vacating rooms

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2020 10:28 AM IST
Students are unhappy with the latest notice, and said it is “unfair” especially at this time when they are stuck in their home towns due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Taranjit Singh Sandhu, a veteran of India-US ties with decades of on-and-off experience dealing with it, is expected to be named shortly as India’s ambassador to Washington DC.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Taranjit Singh Sandhu, a veteran of India-US ties with decades of on-and-off experience dealing with it, is expected to be named shortly as India’s ambassador to Washington DC.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Taranjit Sandhu likely to be India’s ambassador to US

Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 07:17 AM IST
He will succeed Harsh Vardhan Shringla, a batch mate and college hockey teammate from St Stephen’s.
Taranjit Singh Sandhu is expected to be named shortly as Indian ambassador to Washington DC.(ANI file photo)
Taranjit Singh Sandhu is expected to be named shortly as Indian ambassador to Washington DC.(ANI file photo)

Taranjit Sandhu headed for US as ambassador

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 09:24 PM IST
Students from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University (DU), hold a banner and raise slogans during a protest march in solidarity with Bharat Bandh, and against attacks on students, CAA, NRC and NPR, at DU, in New Delhi, on January 8, 2020.(HT PHOTO)
Students from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University (DU), hold a banner and raise slogans during a protest march in solidarity with Bharat Bandh, and against attacks on students, CAA, NRC and NPR, at DU, in New Delhi, on January 8, 2020.(HT PHOTO)

First time in 30 years, more than 500 from St Stephen’s College boycott classes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2020 11:50 AM IST
The students gathered around 10.30am on the Andrews Court area of campus with posters, banners, tambourines and umbrellas and read the Preamble to the Constitution.
Students from St. Stephen’s College, DU, hold a banner and raise slogans during a protest march in solidarity with Bharat Bandh, and against attacks on students, CAA, NRC, NPR, at North Campus, DU, in New Delhi, on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.(HT PHOTO)
Students from St. Stephen’s College, DU, hold a banner and raise slogans during a protest march in solidarity with Bharat Bandh, and against attacks on students, CAA, NRC, NPR, at North Campus, DU, in New Delhi, on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.(HT PHOTO)

First time in 30 years, more than 500 from St Stephen’s College boycott classes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2020 11:57 AM IST
The students gathered around 10.30am on the Andrews Court area of campus with posters, banners, tambourines and umbrellas and read the Preamble to the Constitution.
The Pitampura flat where the 55-year-old woman was found hanging on Saturday afternoon.(HT Photo/ Sourced)
The Pitampura flat where the 55-year-old woman was found hanging on Saturday afternoon.(HT Photo/ Sourced)

DU teacher found dead on railway lines, mom found hanging 30 minutes later

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Karn Pratap Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 06:46 PM IST
Investigators said they suspect the teacher, who taught at St Stephen’s College, may have killed his mother before taking his own life, as they found clothes stuffed in the woman’s mouth and her limbs tied.
The Pitampura flat where the 55-year-old woman was found hanging on Saturday afternoon. (HT Photo/ Sourced)
The Pitampura flat where the 55-year-old woman was found hanging on Saturday afternoon. (HT Photo/ Sourced)

DU adhoc teacher found dead on railway tracks, mother found hanging 30 minutes later

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Karn Pratap Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 06:50 PM IST
Deepika Padukone with NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant(Picture: Amitabh Kant/Instagram)
Deepika Padukone with NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant(Picture: Amitabh Kant/Instagram)

Malavika Sangghvi: Praise for the Padukones

Hindustan Times | By Malavika Sangghvi
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 01:01 AM IST
When the dapper St Stephen‘s alumnus Amitabh Kant, CEO of the all-powerful NITI Aayog, chose to commend actress Deepika Padukone on the occasion of World Mental Health Day for her work with her The Live Love Laugh Foundation, it certainly carried weight.
Nishant Sharma, 27, ICSE Class 10 topper in 2008.
Nishant Sharma, 27, ICSE Class 10 topper in 2008.

ICSE topper Nishant Sharma shares his success mantra

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 11:34 AM IST
Nishant Sharma, 27, ICSE Class 10 topper in 2008, says students should explore all options, especially beyond engineering and medical
(iStock)
(iStock)

Students discuss how they turned their plan B into an A+ success

Hindustan Times | By Aishwarya Iyer
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2019 07:54 PM IST
If you’ve started college and soon realised that you need to changed subjects, or even streams, don’t panic. Your second pick could end up being exactly what you needed in the first place.
A View of St.Stephen's College at Delhi University(Hindustan Times)
A View of St.Stephen's College at Delhi University(Hindustan Times)

HC dismisses plea alleging discrepancies in cut-offs at St Stephen’s

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 07:51 AM IST
The petition had sought directions to the college to ensure that the discrepancies are rectified and correct number of Christian and non-christian students, belonging to the various reserved categories, are called for the interviews and written exams relating to admission to the undergraduate courses.
By 1924, Indraprastha Putri Pathshala , an all-girls school, developed into the first women’s college of the city, when it was rechristened Indraprastha College for Women.(KK Chawla / HT Archive)
By 1924, Indraprastha Putri Pathshala , an all-girls school, developed into the first women’s college of the city, when it was rechristened Indraprastha College for Women.(KK Chawla / HT Archive)

DU’s women colleges: Finding their own freedom, fighting for Independence

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Adrija Roychowdhury
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2019 01:24 PM IST
From expanding the scope of academic learning to being the cradle of modern feminism, the women’s colleges of DU that first came up in the old quarters of the city, have played an important role in shaping education for women through the 20th century.
A View of St.Stephen's College at Delhi University in New Delhi(Hindustan Times)
A View of St.Stephen's College at Delhi University in New Delhi(Hindustan Times)

Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking stay on St Stephen’s College admission interviews

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2019 02:02 PM IST
According to the petition, at the said meeting, it was decided to have an additional Christian member, nominated by the supreme council or the governing body, to be part of the interview panel with respect to admission of Christian students in all subjects.
A View of St.Stephen's College at Delhi University in New Delhi(Hindustan Times)
A View of St.Stephen's College at Delhi University in New Delhi(Hindustan Times)

DU Admissions 2019: St. Stephen’s slashes cut-off for CST students

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 03:59 PM IST
St Stephen’s College on Tuesday revised the cut-off list for Christian Schedule Tribe (CST) students by around 8 to 10 percentage points.
(HT File)
(HT File)

At Stephen’s College 22.5% out of 50% reserved seats kept for CNI students

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 11:12 AM IST
This year, the merit differential relaxation between the general category students and those applying under CNI category is up to 25% as compared to last year’s 20%.
A View of St.Stephen's College at Delhi University in New Delhi, India(Hindustan Times)
A View of St.Stephen's College at Delhi University in New Delhi, India(Hindustan Times)

DU’s St Stephen’s cut-offs out: English, economics highest at 98.75%

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 11:34 AM IST
St Stephen’s College on Monday released its first cut-off list for the 10 undergraduate courses it offers, with highest cut-offs being announced at 98.75% for BA English (Hons) and BA Economics (Hons) for students coming from commerce background.
The council pointed out the SC observation in the St Stephen’s case of 1992 where the court held that admission of students was an essential facet of the administration of the college(Hindustan Times)
The council pointed out the SC observation in the St Stephen’s case of 1992 where the court held that admission of students was an essential facet of the administration of the college(Hindustan Times)

St Stephen’s admission row: Three teachers approach Delhi High Court

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2019 10:06 AM IST
The three teachers, who are members of the college’s governing body — NP Ashley, Abhishek Singh and Nandita Narain — had objected to the decision taken by the Supreme Council at its meeting on May 13.
(HT Illustration: Sudhir Shetty)
(HT Illustration: Sudhir Shetty)

Shashi Tharoor’s Word of the Week: Epistemophilia

Hindustan Times | By Shashi Tharoor
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2019 09:58 AM IST
The erudite Congress leader links quizzing, campus slogans and the pursuit of knowledge.
St Stephen’s College offers 10 undergraduate and nine postgraduate courses.(HT File)
St Stephen’s College offers 10 undergraduate and nine postgraduate courses.(HT File)

Week after protests, St Stephen’s to begin admission process on Wednesday

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 09:44 AM IST
Last week, teacher representatives of the governing body of St Stephen’s College had protested over the supreme council’s decision to nominate a member of the governing body to “oversee” the admission process.
A day ahead of the protest planned by teachers of St Stephen’s College to protest the revised admission policies, the college has issued a warning against causing disturbance.(Hindustan Times)
A day ahead of the protest planned by teachers of St Stephen’s College to protest the revised admission policies, the college has issued a warning against causing disturbance.(Hindustan Times)

Stephen’s principal warns teachers ahead of protest

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2019 06:13 AM IST
Narain was among three teachers representatives in GB, who said the college had announced that the panel to interview students for undergraduate admissions would now include a member of the college’s supreme council
After students protested against the tradition in 2017, the words “misogyny and philandering” were removed from the 2018 oath.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
After students protested against the tradition in 2017, the words “misogyny and philandering” were removed from the 2018 oath.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Valentine’s Day 2019: Stephen’s to drop V-Day pledge this year

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 11:07 AM IST
Refusing to elaborate on the matter, principal John Varghese said, “We are not having the ceremony this year.”
Every year on February 14, Valentine’s Day, students from Hindu College’s boys’ hostel flock around the Virgin Tree (V-shaped tree) on the college campus. They worship a Bollywood female actor as Damdami Mai (goddess), with her poster stuck to the tree. Last year actor Ranveer Singh and Jacqueline Fernandez were labelled ‘Love Guru’ and ‘Damdami Mai’ respectively.(Sourced)
Every year on February 14, Valentine’s Day, students from Hindu College’s boys’ hostel flock around the Virgin Tree (V-shaped tree) on the college campus. They worship a Bollywood female actor as Damdami Mai (goddess), with her poster stuck to the tree. Last year actor Ranveer Singh and Jacqueline Fernandez were labelled ‘Love Guru’ and ‘Damdami Mai’ respectively.(Sourced)

DU students call for end to Hindu College’s customary ‘virgin tree’ puja

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2019 04:36 PM IST
The ritual is believed to bring ‘good luck’ with the students who participate in it ‘falling in love within the next six months and losing their virginity in the next one year’.
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