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Give shelter to riot victims in Delhi gurdwaras: Takht

“It is a principle of Sikh religion to help and embrace whoever seeks shelter. The situation is sensitive in Delhi. The gurdwara managements should help the riots victims, irrespective of their religion, in this hour of distress,” says Akal Takht acting jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh.
Published on Feb 26, 2020 10:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By, Amritsar

JNU’s tryst with Indira’s Emergency

Students who fought the Emergency had to face arrests, jail terms, expulsions, and disciplinary actions. The SFI had brought out quite a few leaflets in the name of “The Resistance”. Read on to know more..
Representational image.(HT file)
Representational image.(HT file)
Published on Jan 12, 2020 12:19 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

West Bengal Governor asks JU VC to ignore EC resolution on special convocation, calls it illegal

Left student unions, AFSU and SFI, termed the governor’s move an “unwarranted interference into the autonomy of the institute” and threatened strong protest if he “does anything by force”.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. (ANI Photo)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Dec 23, 2019 09:24 AM IST
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Kolkata | ByPress Trust of India

Protests on at Maulana Azad Urdu University, faculty joins in

Boycotting the exams, students of MANUU continued their protest on the campus, raising anti-government slogans and condemning police brutalities on students of JMI and AMU.
MANUU Students’ Union, which has organised the protest, is demanding action against the policemen who allegedly entered JMI and AMU campuses and attacked the students. (Representational image)(HT file)
MANUU Students’ Union, which has organised the protest, is demanding action against the policemen who allegedly entered JMI and AMU campuses and attacked the students. (Representational image)(HT file)
Published on Dec 17, 2019 06:01 PM IST
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Hyderabad | ByIndo Asian News Service

Pakistan Prime Minister vows to restore student unions with enforceable laws

On November 29, people from various walks of life, including students, rights activists and supporters, took to the streets across the country to join the Student Solidarity March for the restoration of student unions that have been banned since 1984.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.(AFP file)
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.(AFP file)
Updated on Dec 02, 2019 10:44 AM IST
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Islamabad | ByIndo Asian News Service

Countrywide Student Solidarity March being held in Pakistan

Students from Balochistan also participated in the march in Karachi demanding the arrest of the vice-chancellor of Balochistan University for his alleged involvement in the harassment of the varsity’s students.
Echoes of “Hum kya chaahte? Azaadi!” resounded in the area. (Representational image)(HT file)
Echoes of “Hum kya chaahte? Azaadi!” resounded in the area. (Representational image)(HT file)
Updated on Nov 30, 2019 09:07 AM IST
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Islamabad | ByIndo Asian News Service

Pakistan: Students to protest at 50 places on Friday

The progressive and leftist students have garnered the support of other sections of society including farmers and labourers. The protest will start at 2 p.m. in various cities across the country.
Various student organisations of the country and the Progressive Students’ Collective (PSC) formed a SAC on November 5 to raise the demands of the students.(HT file)
Various student organisations of the country and the Progressive Students’ Collective (PSC) formed a SAC on November 5 to raise the demands of the students.(HT file)
Published on Nov 29, 2019 10:40 AM IST
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Lahore | ByIndo Asian News Service

Review: Madam, Give Me My Sex by R Raj Rao

Intent on baiting the reader’s politically correct notions on a variety of topics, Madam, Give Me My Sex is satire in its most potent form
Of Helen and hubris: Helen in a still from The Great Gambler(HT Photo)
Of Helen and hubris: Helen in a still from The Great Gambler(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 17, 2019 10:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByPercy Bharucha

Kerala college student stabbing: Two more SFI leaders arrested

The accused, identified as R Sivaranjith and N Nazeem, were serving as the president and secretary respectively of the left student union’s unit at the Heritage college.
A third year Political Science student of Thiruvananthapuram’s University College was attacked and stabbed in broad daylight while sitting under a tree along with friends.(Getty Images/Representational Image)
A third year Political Science student of Thiruvananthapuram’s University College was attacked and stabbed in broad daylight while sitting under a tree along with friends.(Getty Images/Representational Image)
Published on Jul 15, 2019 03:05 PM IST
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Thiruvananthapuram | ByPress Trust of India

Bharatpur University gate locked by students

Two groups of students led by president of students union of Maharaja Surajmal university Dinesh Bhatra and students’ leader of Maharani Shri Jaya college Surendra Santruk staged protest.
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Published on Jun 25, 2019 10:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent

From cooperative movement leader to Lok Sabha Speaker: 10 points about Om Birla

Om Birla, BJP MP from Kota began his political career a the president of the students union in a government higher secondary school in Kota in 1978.
Om Birla is a second-term BJP Lok Sabha MP from Kota-Bundi parliamentary seat in Rajasthan.(Om Birla/Twitter)
Om Birla is a second-term BJP Lok Sabha MP from Kota-Bundi parliamentary seat in Rajasthan.(Om Birla/Twitter)
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 12:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kota | ByAabshar H Quazi

Lok Sabha election results 2019: Why Jinnah is on the mind of BJP’s newly-elected Aligarh MP

The BJP, despite the arithmetic advantage of the SP-BSP ‘mahagatbandhan’ won 64 of the 80 Lok Sabha seats, demolishing the alliance partners, which got 15 seats between them.
Gautam had raked up the Jinnah portrait issue last year too asking the Aligarh Muslim University to explain why it displays a portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah.(ANI)
Gautam had raked up the Jinnah portrait issue last year too asking the Aligarh Muslim University to explain why it displays a portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah.(ANI)
Updated on May 24, 2019 03:35 PM IST
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After nearly 2 years, University of Mumbai hopes to get NAAC grade

MU was last accredited by NAAC in April 2012 and had received ‘A’ grade, which was valid till March 31, 2017
MU missed the chance to receive grants amounting to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>200 crore towards academic development from the Central government, despite recommendations by the state council, due to not having its NAAC grade.(Hindustan Times)
MU missed the chance to receive grants amounting to 200 crore towards academic development from the Central government, despite recommendations by the state council, due to not having its NAAC grade.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jan 03, 2019 08:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspodent, Mumbai

JNUSU says admin knew of VHP march, shows entry register

A day after the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration denied that any procession to seek support for a Ram temple had passed through its campus, the students union on Thursday released pictures of the main gate register that had an entry of the “Ram sankalp yatra” vehicles on it.
A day after JNU administration denied that any procession to seek support for a Ram temple had passed through its campus, the students union on Thursday released pictures of the main gate register that had an entry of the “Ram sankalp yatra” vehicles on it.
A day after JNU administration denied that any procession to seek support for a Ram temple had passed through its campus, the students union on Thursday released pictures of the main gate register that had an entry of the “Ram sankalp yatra” vehicles on it.
Updated on Dec 07, 2018 01:48 PM IST
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DU cancelled DUSU president Ankiv Baisoya’s admission a day before he stepped down

Department of Buddhist Studies received confirmation on Nov 13 that former DUSU president’s degree was fake, say officials.
Ankiv Baisoya during DUSU election campaigning.(Amal KS /HT Archive)
Ankiv Baisoya during DUSU election campaigning.(Amal KS /HT Archive)
Updated on Nov 17, 2018 12:11 AM IST
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Campus politics set to return to Maharashtra after 2 decades

After being banned in state in 1994 following incidents of violence, students elections will now return with new rules
University of Mumbai. While universities in Delhi, Kerala and West Bengal are known for being hotbeds of political activism, campus politics in Mumbai has been a low-key affair historically.(HT FILE)
University of Mumbai. While universities in Delhi, Kerala and West Bengal are known for being hotbeds of political activism, campus politics in Mumbai has been a low-key affair historically.(HT FILE)
Updated on Oct 31, 2018 10:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Punjabi University faces tough time trying to pacify students

The pandemonium on campus has raised questions over the discipline, security arrangements and crisis management skills of the varsity officials.
DSO members protesting against the university management outside the V-C office in Patiala on Friday.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
DSO members protesting against the university management outside the V-C office in Patiala on Friday.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
Updated on Oct 06, 2018 02:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patiala | By, Patiala

Punjabi University shut down for two days after clash between two student unions

The members of DSO are sitting on an indefinite protest on the varsity campus, demanding round the clock hostel entry for girls.
Democratic Students’ Organisation members protesting against the management in Patiala on Wednesday.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
Democratic Students’ Organisation members protesting against the management in Patiala on Wednesday.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
Updated on Sep 20, 2018 02:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patiala | BySunil Rahar, Patiala

JNU students’ body decides to defy restrictions, says freedom curtailed

The JNU Students Union (JNUSU) took the decision after door-to-door checks were reportedly conducted in their hostel rooms on pretext of looking for ‘outsiders’ late on Tuesday night.
Students of JNU on Wednesday protest against ABVP for allegedly indulging in violence on campus.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Students of JNU on Wednesday protest against ABVP for allegedly indulging in violence on campus.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 20, 2018 02:05 AM IST
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Tight security at JNU, students say ‘virtual emergency’ imposed

Delhi Police, CRPF personnel guard all gates to ‘prevent the entry of outsiders’ on the campus.
Heavy security was deployed at the university’s three gates to prevent the entry of outsiders.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Heavy security was deployed at the university’s three gates to prevent the entry of outsiders.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 19, 2018 08:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By, New Delhi

JNU student union polls: HC stays decision to cancel NSUI member’s candidature

The Delhi HC put on hold the operation of JNU’s order cancelling National Students’ Union of India or NSUI candidate Vikas Yadav’s candidature in the upcoming polls for the varsity’s students union.
The court said the September 7 decision of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was “unsustainable on innumerable grounds” as Yadav was not even informed what the complaint against him was.(HT Photo)
The court said the September 7 decision of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was “unsustainable on innumerable grounds” as Yadav was not even informed what the complaint against him was.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 10, 2018 04:57 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

No coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till Friday, high court tells JNU

The former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president, Kanhaiya Kumar, was fined by a panel of the university in connection with a 2016 incident in which anti-India slogans were allegedly raised at an event.
File photo of former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar.(PTI)
File photo of former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 01:42 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Punjabi University revokes ban on girls wearing shorts in hostel mess

Varsity authorities also rolled back their decision to ban shorts in the library. Both girls and boys were barred from wearing shorts in the main library.
The notice pasted by the authorities in the girl hostels saying that any student coming to the mess in shorts would be fined.(HT Photo)
The notice pasted by the authorities in the girl hostels saying that any student coming to the mess in shorts would be fined.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 08, 2018 04:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patiala | BySunil Rahar

Students pursuing PhD at Savitribai Phule Pune University deprived of monthly stipend

When they reached out to the varsity officials seeking answers, the students were told that there has been a lack of funds at the university, which has been trying to expand on the research front. 
Every month PhD students receive a stipend of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>8,000, while those pursuing MPhil receive <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5,000.(HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Every month PhD students receive a stipend of 8,000, while those pursuing MPhil receive 5,000.(HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Updated on May 24, 2018 05:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByAnanya Barua, Pune

BJP MP sparks row over Jinnah portrait in AMU, UP minister ridicules stand

Bharatiya Janata Party’s Aligarh MP Satish Gautam stirred up a controversy by writing to Aligarh Muslim University vice chancellor Tariq Mansoor, seeking to know the logic behind Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s portrait on the university campus.
Within hours of Gautam’s letter going public, UP minister Swami Prasad Maurya of the BJP described his party MP’s demand for removal of Jinnah’s portrait as ‘ghatiya’ (cheap).(HT File)
Within hours of Gautam’s letter going public, UP minister Swami Prasad Maurya of the BJP described his party MP’s demand for removal of Jinnah’s portrait as ‘ghatiya’ (cheap).(HT File)
Published on May 02, 2018 03:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow/Agra | ByManish Chandra Pandey and Hemendra Chaturvedi, Lucknow/agra

BJP’s Aligarh MP questions Jinnah portrait at AMU, varsity defends

Aligarh Muslim University spokesman says that Muhammad Ali Jinnah was a founder member of the University Court and granted life membership of the student union.
Aligarh MP Satish Gautam objected to the Pakistan founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s picture on the walls of the AMU student union office.(HT File Photo)
Aligarh MP Satish Gautam objected to the Pakistan founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s picture on the walls of the AMU student union office.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 01, 2018 07:58 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Aligarh | ByPress Trust of India
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