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Panjab University gets its first woman students’ body president

Kanupriya, a post-graduate student in zoology represents SFS, a Leftist organisation that claims it is not aligned with any political party.

After Punjab, should PU allow Haryana’s foothold or demand to be a central university?

Haryana government Wednesday requested that some of its colleges be affiliated to the Chandigarh-based Panjab University and in return offered financial aid. For Punjab, agreeing to this offer would mean diluting its claim on Chandigarh as its capital city. Many have touted this as a political move ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. ThePrint asks: After Punjab, should PU allow Haryana's foothold or demand to be a central university? Any contribution from Haryana is welcome, but not with strings attached Arun Kumar Grover Vice-chancellor, Panjab University Panjab University is an 'inter-state body corporate'. It is neither a central university nor a state university. Its funding is shared by the Centre and Punjab. While its status is unique in the country, it is actually an orphan university. We are nobody’s child. The Centre gives us a limited amount, a share of each year’s maintenance deficit, to run our affairs. And a little bit of the maintenance is...
Dr Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh returns to his university, worries about Indians choosing authoritarianism

In a lecture at his alma mater Panjab University, former PM warns that Indians’ love for authoritarian alternatives will end up destroying the country and all the achievements of the last 70 years.
Rajiv Pratap Rudy

Getting a degree shouldn’t be the goal of India’s youth: Rajiv Pratap Rudy

The BJP MP said that children should decide on their profession at an early age and move out of the education system at ThePrint's Democracy Wall at Panjab University.
NSUI Students in Panjab University

Student elections in Punjab after 34 years. But little will change if Chandigarh is a role model

Panjab University hasn't offered much to the student politics; if the heartland follows the same route, things may go worse.

EVMs or Canadian Ministers, Amarinder Singh was forthright & unsparing

Singh lived up to his reputation of being forthright and unsparing as he spoke extensively on a range of issues – from beef bans to alcohol restrictions, Punjab’s drugs problem, sedition and the future of his party.

On Camera

File photo of a BJP supporter during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election campaign rally | PTI photo

Lesson for Rahul Gandhi in 2019: Mocking ‘Hinduness’ won’t work because India is Bharat

‘Left and liberal’ advisers of the Congress leader took him to the bottom of the pit, making him run a campaign that was anti-Hindu.
2019 result

What can we expect from Narendra Modi in his second term?

The BJP-led NDA is set to come back to power as Narendra Modi’s party registers a landslide victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Defence

Pakistan sends a ‘message’ to Modi, test-fires nuclear missile on day of his poll sweep

Pakistan tested ballistic missile Shaheen-II, which has a range of 1,500 km. Indian security experts say timing of the test clear signal to new govt.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.