Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicFee hike

Topic: fee hike

After protests, IIT Delhi partially rolls back 115% fee hike. MTech students say it’s not enough

PhD scholars also faced fee hike before partial rollback was announced Friday. Students says they've already paid increased fees and no refund has been announced.

Private unaided schools on govt land don’t always need govt nod for fees hikes: Delhi HC

Delhi HC has ruled that private unaided schools on govt land only require Department of Education’s approval for fees hikes if it’s an explicit condition for the transaction.

Civil servant-parents of Delhi’s elite Sanskriti School want CAG audit after fee hike

In a representation to Sanskriti School, parents have demanded an immediate rollback of the fee hike, which is ‘exorbitant for everyone’ and particularly ‘for honest civil servants’.

Parents write to PM, start online campaigns as Delhi schools hike fees amid Covid-19 crisis

Schools in Delhi have hiked fees — some by even 35%. Parents say it is an insensitive move by schools to increase fees during such an unprecedented crisis.

IIMC alumni write to I&B ministry over 100% hike in fees in 10 years, demand roll back

IIMC students last week began an agitation demanding the roll back, which comes at a time the HRD ministry is dealing with an escalating JNU students protest over a similar demand.

JNU warns protesting students against boycotting exams, says they could lose studentship

A JNU circular cautioned students that they would be ineligible to register in the next semester if they boycotted exams, and will then cease to be bonafide students of the university.A JNU circular cautioned students that they would be ineligible to register in the next semester if they boycotted exams, and will then cease to be bonafide students of the university.

JNU tells govt fee hike unavoidable due to fund deficit, but faculty alleges mismanagement

Empowered committee formed by govt meets JNU officials, is told university is trying to take other measures too to tackle the financial deficit of over Rs 12 cr.

In Modi’s opposition-mukt India, JNU must remain the Eternal Protester

JNU is more than Kanhaiya or Shehla. But the university, which stood for diversity and democracy, has been unmade, in TV debates, in toxic tweets and casual chatter.

JNU partially rolls back fee hike, retains Rs 1,700 service charge

Students not happy, say govt is trying to fool them as total amount has come down by just 5%

Are JNU students justified in protesting steep but long overdue fee hike?

Students have been on a strike since 28 October demanding that the revisions in the hostel manual be withdrawn.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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