Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicJNU hostel fee hike

Topic: JNU hostel fee hike

JNU hostel fee hike issue sorted, protests not justified now: HRD minister Pokhriyal

While JNU students have continued to hold protests, union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said the utility and service charge will now be borne by the UGC.

JNU classes yet to resume as teachers, students carry on boycott over fee hike issue

Classes at JNU were scheduled to begin on Monday. The JNUSU claimed administration had blocked the registration portal for many students.

Whole country is with JNU students in their fight for justice : Kerala CM to Aishe Ghosh

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan met JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh Saturday, and said the whole country supports the fight against JNU fee hike and CAA.

JNU fee hike resolution in sight, V-C agrees to free students of Rs 1,000 service charge

According to the HRD-proposed formula, the JNU room rent hike stays in place but students won’t have to pay the new service & utility charge.

JNU warns students boycotting exams they won’t be able register next semester

Several JNU students boycotted exams to protest the hike in hostel fees and condemned the university for giving 'take-home exams' to students.

JNU vice-chancellor meets protesting students but deadlock over hostel fee hike remains

Students said nothing conclusive had been decided and the VC did not reply to the demands for a complete rollback of the hostel fee hike.

JNU students protesting fee hike get govt assurance, but unsure if university will toe line

Higher Education Secretary R. Subramanyam says attempts are on to get students and the JNU administration to negotiate and end the impasse.

JNU fee row should make us ask if public and private universities are really any different

JNU debate can’t be restricted to which university charges more fees. Reality is public universities today are hard put to maintain financial equilibrium.

If you still don’t understand JNU fee hike protest, read this story of Sunita

If you are Sunita’s parents, you will wish and pray that the protest does not end with rollback of fee hike just for JNU.

UGC gives funds, JNU partially rolls back hostel fee hike — service charges reduced to half

Service and utility charges for JNU hostels have been fixed at Rs 1,000 per month for general category students & Rs 500 for those in BPL category.

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