Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicFee hike

Topic: fee hike

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Students have been on a strike since 28 October demanding that the revisions in the hostel manual be withdrawn.

JNU hostel fee hike will drive out students, say protesters after hitting the streets

Students who paid Rs 10 per month for a double-occupancy room will now have to pay over Rs 2,000, with the mess security deposit also being more than doubled.

On Camera

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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