Thursday, 1 December, 2022

Topic: JNUSU

Sunday’s JNU attack shows nexus between campus security & vandals: JNUSU’s Aishe Ghosh

JNU student body president Aishe Ghosh, who was injured in Sunday's violence, said it was an organised attack and accused the JNU security of not intervening.

JNU violence: Student bodies turning as intolerant, confrontational as national politics?

JNU Teachers' Association said the university administration was complicit. They demanded a judicial inquiry into the attack and the resignation of Vice-Chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar.

JNUSU claims 6 students have been suspended for protesting against fee hike

Students of JNU have been protesting against a hike in hostel fees for over a month, which led to semi roll-back of the hike.

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Students have been on a strike since 28 October demanding that the revisions in the hostel manual be withdrawn.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 Students’ Union office gets eviction notice — after no official recognition for 2 yrs

Calling the decision undemocratic, JNUSU members have organised a protest demonstration, plan to publicly burn eviction notice.

Jitters in JNU as 270 former Army men are brought in as guards on campus

JNU administration has dismissed student concerns about the step, saying the hiring of former Army personnel marks a routine change.

In midnight ruckus, counting of votes in JNU stalled for more than 10 hours

ABVP has denied any role in the attack, but alleged that counting was started without informing them.

Under Lalu’s banner, Kanhaiya Kumar’s ex-comrade wants to expose Right & Left in JNU

Jayant Kumar, who is running for JNUSU president, says his party wants to promote the politics of secularism and social justice.

Amid mounting Dalit anger, Modi govt relaxes entry rules for SC/ST students into research

Move comes two years after the govt faced massive student protests for not providing any relaxation to reserved category students.

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A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.