Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicJawaharlal Nehru University

Topic: Jawaharlal Nehru University

Event to honour Booker winner Geetanjali Shree cancelled after complaint over ‘offensive’ book

A complaint was registered by Hathras resident Sandeep Kumar Pathak against Shree alleging that her book 'Ret Samadhi' contains objectionable depictions of deities Shiva & Parvati.

Chai, conversation & watchful peace — life goes on at JNU after violence, but students ‘alert’

Despite reports of tense atmosphere, there was a lull following Sunday’s violence. Left students and ABVP both filed complaints, leading to police registering 2 FIRs.

ABVP, Left students clash over ‘chicken’ in JNU hostel mess on Ram Navmi, 5 injured

About 30-40 ABVP members allegedly caused ruckus, attacked students on campus over non-vegetarian food. However, ABVP claims Left-wing students had disrupted Ram Navmi pooja.

Delhi Police arrest 27-year-old for molesting PhD student on JNU campus

According to the police, the incident occurred around 11.45 pm on 17 January. The drunk man stopped the girl at a secluded place on campus during her jog and allegedly molested her.

The farce of university rankings and ‘liberal’ education in foreign countries

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JNU cancels webinar on Kashmir over ‘objectionable, provocative’ subject

JNU vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar said the university cannot be a platform for "questionable" webinars and the matter is being inquired into.

Don’t run down JNU counter-terrorism course as ‘communal’. Indian engineers need it

Perpetrators of terrorism are sometimes ahead of their targets in the use of technology. This calls for greater coordination to put in place a collective solution.

‘No exams please’: DU, JNU, AMU students want finals waived, cite Covid trauma & syllabus woes

Spate of Covid deaths & infections, disparity in online access to course material, disadvantage for specially-abled students — these are among the concerns raised by students.

JNU to allow entry of 4th year PhD, MSc, MCA students in 5th, 6th phase of reopening

4th year PhD science students who need access to laboratories are allowed to enter JNU campus from Friday, while for MSc & MCA, the date will be 1 February.

‘Rename JNU after Swami Vivekananda’ — BJP’s CT Ravi proposes idea, party leaders join chorus

Call to rename JNU comes days after PM Narendra Modi unveiled a statue of Swami Vivekananda on the university campus.

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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