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Gurlal Brar, 26, who was shot dead outside a mall in Industrial Area, Phase 1, Chandigarh, in the wee hours of Sunday.(HT Photo)

Gangster shot dead in heart of Chandigarh was wanted in sexual harassment case

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Shailee Dogra
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Gurlal Brar, 26, a former state president of the Students Organisation of Panjab University (SOPU), was booked for outraging the modesty and threatening a group of women outside a nightclub on September 27
A member of the panel who attended the meeting said recommendations had been made for arrangements to conduct offline exams on campus by following Covid-19 precautionary norms in colleges primarily in rural areas where connectivity was an issue or where students had no mobile phone or desktop available .(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representation)
A member of the panel who attended the meeting said recommendations had been made for arrangements to conduct offline exams on campus by following Covid-19 precautionary norms in colleges primarily in rural areas where connectivity was an issue or where students had no mobile phone or desktop available .(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representation)

PU panel recommends offline exam facility in rural colleges

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Dar Ovais, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2020 09:23 PM IST
All proposals require the vice-chancellor’s approvals. PU’s online exams for the final semesters of undergraduate and postgraduate courses are scheduled to start from September 17
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)

JNU: The attack and the resistance

By Atul Sood and Udaya Kumar
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2020 08:38 PM IST
As violent physical force was unleashed, students rose to forge our democratic future
A masked mob entered the Sabarmati Hostel on the campus and assaulted several students and professors with sticks and rods, said the JNU administration.(IANS)
A masked mob entered the Sabarmati Hostel on the campus and assaulted several students and professors with sticks and rods, said the JNU administration.(IANS)

Masked youth enter hostels and attack students as JNU turns battleground

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 08:52 AM IST
A short video clip circulating on social media shows blood on Ghosh’s face, while she narrates the incident in a state of shock.
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Dal Khalsa to observe genocide week

Hindustan Times, Hoshiarpur | By HT Correspondent, Hoshiarpur
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2019 06:30 AM IST
The posters that led to the argument between an exhibitor and the head of the publication bureau at the book fair at Punjabi University in Patiala on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO)
The posters that led to the argument between an exhibitor and the head of the publication bureau at the book fair at Punjabi University in Patiala on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO)

Spat at Punjabi University over ‘unacceptable’ banner

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Patiala:
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2019 11:15 PM IST
 The incident occurred when university administration raised objection over banners which reads 'Theka keetab – desi/angrezi' and allegedly threatened exhibitor to tear down the posters.
Panjab University Student Union alliance presidential candidate Gurjinder Singh celebrating his victory with his supporters at Post Graduate Government College, Sector 11, in Chandigarh on Friday.(Anil Dayal/HT)
Panjab University Student Union alliance presidential candidate Gurjinder Singh celebrating his victory with his supporters at Post Graduate Government College, Sector 11, in Chandigarh on Friday.(Anil Dayal/HT)

PU polls: Tie-ups work for parties in colleges

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2019 12:58 AM IST
Besides alliances, independent candidates also clinch presidential posts in five colleges
Supporters of ABVP taking out a rally ahead of student elections at Post Graduate Government College in Sector 46, Chandigarh, on Wednesday.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Supporters of ABVP taking out a rally ahead of student elections at Post Graduate Government College in Sector 46, Chandigarh, on Wednesday.(Keshav Singh/HT)

PU polls: In Chandigarh colleges, student outfits harp on old promises

By Srishti Jaswal and Arshdeep Arshi, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 12:49 AM IST
Most of the promises and demands of student wings of city colleges have remained unchanged over the years
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Lounge bar in dock for serving liquor to underage students in Chandigarh

By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2019 12:56 AM IST
Excise rules were flouted during an unofficial freshers’ party organised by a student outfit ahead of Panjab University elections
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Car rallies, pamphlets, loud speakers banned on PU campus

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 12:47 AM IST
Students directed to carry ID cards; outsider entry stopped
Ishaan Sharma
Ishaan Sharma

Dental student dies in freak mishap at Panjab University

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2019 12:50 AM IST
Was trying to remove a hoarding in a drunken stupor when he fell and hit the kerb on the campus
The University of Mumbai will set up a new study centre for short-term courses and a PhD degree in comparative studies of student and youth movements across the world(Representational photo)
The University of Mumbai will set up a new study centre for short-term courses and a PhD degree in comparative studies of student and youth movements across the world(Representational photo)

Saffronising the study in Mumbai University

Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 01:19 AM IST
The centre is named after Balvant (Bal) Apte, the late lawyer, Rajya Sabha MP and ideologue of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
Tawde said the new centre will impart the training which the members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) get.(HT image)
Tawde said the new centre will impart the training which the members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) get.(HT image)

Work on Mumbai University’s Rs 25-cr centre to study youth movements begins

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Musab Qazi
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 03:06 AM IST
The ceremony was performed by RSS joint general secretary Dattatreya Hosbale and was attended by state higher education minister Vinod Tawde.
Missionary school in Manipur burnt down after disciplinary action against students(ANI/Twitter)
Missionary school in Manipur burnt down after disciplinary action against students(ANI/Twitter)

Missionary school in Manipur burnt down after disciplinary action against students

Kakching (Manipur) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2019 05:47 PM IST
The incident took place at St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School in Sugnu, the second oldest Catholic school in Manipur.
Bru voters wait to cross the border between Tripura into Mizoram, to cast their votes in the Mizoram state assembly election at Kanhmun in Mamit district, some 192 kms from Aizawl on November 28, 2018.(AFP File Photo)
Bru voters wait to cross the border between Tripura into Mizoram, to cast their votes in the Mizoram state assembly election at Kanhmun in Mamit district, some 192 kms from Aizawl on November 28, 2018.(AFP File Photo)

Boycott call by Mizo NGOs over ‘special treatment’ to Bru voters could derail Lok Sabha polls in Mizoram

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2019 05:18 PM IST
Nearly 35,000 Brus, who fled three districts in Mizoram in 1997 following riots, are settled in six relief camps in Tripura. Nearly 12,000 of them are eligible to cast vote.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday announced its decision to replace CEO SB Shashank, amid a raging controversy and massive protests here demanding the CEO’s ouster over his alleged “pro-Bru” stance and for seeking “unnecessary central forces” for the polls.(PTI)
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday announced its decision to replace CEO SB Shashank, amid a raging controversy and massive protests here demanding the CEO’s ouster over his alleged “pro-Bru” stance and for seeking “unnecessary central forces” for the polls.(PTI)

Mizoram Election 2018: Police back chief electoral officer SB Shashank’s demand for 40 companies of central forces

Aizawl | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2018 01:55 PM IST
Chief electoral officer S B Shashank had sought deployment of 40 companies of central armed police forces (CAPF) in the state, which did not go down well with the powerful NGO Coordination Committee -- a conglomerate of civil societies and student organisations -- and the political parties.
DSO Students union members injured after being allegedly attacked by physical education department students outside VC’s office at Punjabi University in Patiala.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
DSO Students union members injured after being allegedly attacked by physical education department students outside VC’s office at Punjabi University in Patiala.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)

Four girls among 10 hurt in Punjabi varsity campus clash in Patiala

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2018 10:00 AM IST
The clashes took place between members of Democratic Students Organisation(DSO) who were protesting for round-the-clock entry in girls’ hostels and those of physical education department.
Vice-chancellor professor BS Ghuman having discussion with students at varsity guest house on Sunday night.(HT Photo)
Vice-chancellor professor BS Ghuman having discussion with students at varsity guest house on Sunday night.(HT Photo)

Punjabi University V-C, others held ‘hostage’ by students in midnight protest

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By Navrajdeep Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2018 09:04 AM IST
Protesting students are demanding round-the-clock hostel entry for girls; were angry after authorities informed parents of some girls leading the stir.
SFS supporters unfurl Bhagat Singh’s banner at the Student Centre to celebrate the victory.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
SFS supporters unfurl Bhagat Singh’s banner at the Student Centre to celebrate the victory.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Panjab University elections: How others lost the game to SFS

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Arshdeep Arshi
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 01:32 PM IST
The defeat is being seen as a stinker for national student leaders as well as their parent parties in view of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Panjab University Campus Students’ Council president Kanupriya at Panjab University in Chandigarh on Thursday.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Panjab University Campus Students’ Council president Kanupriya at Panjab University in Chandigarh on Thursday.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Panjab University students’ council gets its first woman president

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yuvraj Kaushal and Arshdeep Arshi
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 11:53 AM IST
A member of the left-leaning student wing Students for Society (SFS), Kanupriya defeated five male candidates.
(HT Photo)
(HT Photo)

Panjab University elections: Campaigning ends, voting on September 6

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Arshdeep Arshi, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 11:32 AM IST
No major rallies were held, though class-to-class campaigning continued throughout the day — the only working day before the polling on Thursday.
Freshers attending a party organised by the Student Organisation of India at a nightclub in the Industrial Area, Phase 1, Chandigarh on Wednesday.(Karun Sharma/HT)
Freshers attending a party organised by the Student Organisation of India at a nightclub in the Industrial Area, Phase 1, Chandigarh on Wednesday.(Karun Sharma/HT)

PU student polls 2018: SOI organises party for freshers

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2018 05:18 PM IST
To garner more votes, the student wing also arranged a lavish spread of food items and beverages. However, the students were served liquor at the cost of Rs 200 (notes were slipped to the bartenders). With SOI saffron banners as party decorations, the atmosphere of the club turned political.
The subcentre for Kalyan was proposed five years ago and the land was sanctioned in 2010. However, the 10-acre plot at Vasant Valley remained unattended.(HT file)
The subcentre for Kalyan was proposed five years ago and the land was sanctioned in 2010. However, the 10-acre plot at Vasant Valley remained unattended.(HT file)

Kalyan subcentre to finally open its door for students

Hindustan Times | By Ankita G Menon
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2018 12:04 AM IST
The centre will be convenient for students, who otherwise have to travel all the way from Kalyan and Karjat
Jouhar Munavvir T whose sexist comments have triggered protets in Kerala.(photo/farooktrainingcollege.org)
Jouhar Munavvir T whose sexist comments have triggered protets in Kerala.(photo/farooktrainingcollege.org)

Kerala teacher’s sexist remarks trigger ‘watermelon’ protest, women post nude photos

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2018 08:54 PM IST
Kerala professor’s remark that Muslim girls were not wearing the hijab properly and deliberately exposing their chests like “sliced watermelon” has triggered widespread protests across the state
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