Dinesh

  • Kejriwal meets Commissioner, seeks FIR against BJP leaders involved in horse trading September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday met Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi and sought FIR against the BJP leaders who allegedly tried to poach his party MLAs in a bid to form government in the national capital. This comes just days after the party released a video...
  • BJP issues show cause notice to MLA on bribe charge September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Embarrassed by the sting expose, BJP on Monday slapped a show cause notice on its Delhi unit Vice President Sher Singh Dagar who allegedly offered a bribe to an AAP MLA for switching sides. It gave three days' time to Dagar to reply to the charge that he had...
  • Sri Lanka shuffle pack for ODI series against Pakistan August 19, 2014

    Sri Lanka have made several changes after naming a 15-man squad for the first two one-day internationals against Pakistan. Batsmen Upul Tharanga and Dinesh Chandimal, spin duo Seekkuge Prasanna and Suraj Randiv, and fast bowler Dhammika Prasad have been recalled after missing last month's three-match series against South Africa that Sri...
  • Police prevents RJD MLA from self-immolation bid August 15, 2014

    Heavy deployment of police prevented RJD MLA Dinesh Kumar Singh from carrying out his threat to immolate himself on the Independence Day over his demand that the state government should declare drought in Bihar. Singh, already on a hunger strike since August 11 and forcibly admitted to Patna Medical College and...
  • RJD MLA on a hunger strike threatens self-immolation on Independence Day August 13, 2014

    RJD MLA Dinesh Kumar Singh, who is on a hunger strike for the third day on Wednesday threatened self immolation on Independence Day if Bihar government did not declare drought in the state to help farmers tide over the problems due to scarcity in rainfall. "I will immolate myself on August...
  • 'Finding Fanny' to be premiered 17 days before its release date July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The makers of 'Finding Fanny' have decided to premiere it on August 25, much before the release of the movie in September following a positive feedback to its trailer. 'Finding Fanny' is a quirky comedy directed by Homi Adajania and is set for release on September 12. It has a...
  • RJD MLA on dharna, BJP lends support July 22, 2014

    An RJD legislator is on a indefinite sit in in Patna for the second day demanding release of water in the canal system for irrigation and declaration of the state as drought-hit and BJP has lent support to him on the issue. RJD MLA Dinesh Kumar Singh is sitting on dharna...
  • After sit-in, now a 'sleep-in' protest by an MLA over water demand July 22, 2014

    This is not a sit-in protest political activists or their leaders resort to. Taking the 'satyagraha' mantra a bit further, a Bihar MLA now launches a 'sleep-in' within the precincts of the state Assembly on a serious issue. Demanding water be discharged within the canal system in his area and drought...
  • Delhi University clears 3 year format for under graduate courses July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University's Academic and Executive Councils on Saturday approved the courses restructured from the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme to fit the new three-year format. Emergent meetings of the two statutory bodies of DU were held to clear the resolution on approval of the courses in order to facilitate the commencement...
  • DU asks department heads to expedite restructuring process July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University has asked heads of various departments to expedite the restructuring of undergraduate courses in the three-year format days after it had scrapped the controversial four-year programme. The Assistant Registrar of DU on Thursday instructed the concerned department heads to work in tandem with the Committee of Courses...
  • Government to make Karnataka hunger-free: Minister July 9, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka would be made a hunger-free state while laying stress on the ambitious Re 1 per kg rice scheme "Anna Bhagya", Food and Civil Supplies Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao said on Wednesday. "Our challenge is to make Karnataka a hunger-free state," he said at a function to release a book...
  • Railways needs to be depoliticised: Dinesh Trivedi July 8, 2014

    Former Railway Minister Dineh Trivedi had to step down after facing flak for increasing rail fares. "We should stop politicising Indian Railways. It's a sad affair that the same BJP had criticised the fare hike. We should have a national policy on railways," Trivedi said. ...
  • Students who applied under FYUP for DU won't have to fill forms again June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Students who have applied for the courses under FYUP of Delhi University through centralised registration will not have to fill the form again for admission under the three-year course instead they can directly apply from colleges, a committee of principals proposed on Saturday. The 12-member committee of principals,...
  • The FyUP debate: Who is responsible for the mess in Delhi University? June 27, 2014

    Clarifying its stand over the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP), the Delhi University has written a letter to the University Grants Commission (UGC) stating that it has decided to roll back the course and will hold the admissions under the three-year undergraduate programme. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey meets some students, parents, teachers...
  • DUTA seeks President's intervention to break FYUP deadlock June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking the President's intervention to break the impasse over controversial four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) in Delhi University, DUTA on Thursday demanded removal of its Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh and a probe into the "misgovernance" of the academic functioning. Delhi University Teachers Association president Nandita Narain said that the modified...
  • HC refuses to give urgent hearing to petitions on DU's four-year course June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to give an urgent hearing to two cross petitions, one for implementation of the four-year undergraduate programme(FYUP) by the Delhi University, and the other against it. The petitions were mentioned before a vacation bench of justices Pratibha Rani and V Kameswar...
  • 4-year course row: DU students' fate remains uncertain June 24, 2014

    A sense of uncertainty prevails among students seeking admission in Delhi University with 36 colleges announcing that they will not start the admission process till the time the conflict between the University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) does not end over the Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). ...
  • Is Dinesh Singh the real fall guy in DU FYUP row? June 24, 2014

    Amidst protests and confusion over the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme, Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh has resigned from his position. However, the Human Resource Development Ministry said that it has not received Singh's resignation yet. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • 57 Delhi University colleges ready to admit students to the 3-year course June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The University Grants Commission has sent another letter to Delhi University on Tuesday asking it to admit students to the 3-year course. Out of 64 colleges, 57 has sent reply agreeing to comply with UGC directives. The press release issued by the UGC listed the colleges which have agreed...
  • News 360: Suspense continuous over Delhi University VC's resignation June 24, 2014

    After days of standoff with the University Grants Commission over the four-year undergraduate programme, confusion now reigns over Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh's resignation. The Human Resource Development Ministry said that it has not received Singh's resignation yet. ...
  • BJP slams Delhi University's VC, says 4-year course illegal June 24, 2014

    BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli hits out at Delhi University's Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh on Tuesday saying that the 4-year course does not have validity and reorganisation of UGC. "Vice Chancellor did not send any ordination for approval of President," he said. ...
  • Delhi University VC Dinesh Singh hasn't resigned, claims Madhu Kishwar June 24, 2014

    Activist Madhu Kishwar claimed that Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh has not resigned and was bring threatened. She said, "I'm saying it with DU's authorisation from the Vice Chancellor, he has not resigned yet." Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Kishwar said, "Dinesh Singh told me that he is under tremendous...
  • Delhi University politics: Does anyone care about the students? June 24, 2014

    The University Grants Commission and Delhi University are in an open war over the Four-year undergraduate programme. Caught in the crossfire are students with 36 colleges deciding at the last minute not to issue their first cut-off lists till the crisis is resolved. CNN-IBN takes calls of people from across...
  • Confusion over DU VC's resignation, HRD Ministry yet to receive letter June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: After days of standoff with the University Grants Commission over the four-year undergraduate programme, confusion now reigns over Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh's resignation. The Human Resource Development Ministry said that it has not received Singh's resignation yet. Sources in the HRD ministry said if the resignation had...
  • Delhi University Vice Chancellor's resignation unfortunate: UGC member June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A University Grants Commission member MM Ansari on Tuesday backed the outgoing Vice Chancellor of Delhi University Dinesh Singh and said his resignation at this juncture was very unfortunate. Singh stepped down following a row with the UGC over Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). Singh had been adamant...
  • CPM welcomes restoration of Delhi University's 3-year undergraduate course June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: CPI(M) on Tuesday welcomed the restoration of the three-year degree courses and the resignation of Vice Chancellor of Delhi University Dinesh Singh, saying the Four-Year University Programme (FYUP) was "arbitrarily imposed" on the students. Demanding that the admission process for the current year "should not be delayed in any...
  • Government should have planned this better: Salman Khurshid June 24, 2014

    Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid blamed the Bharatiya Janta Party(BJP) for the ruckus over four-year undergraduate programme in the Delhi University. Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh stepped down following a row with the University Grants Commission over the Four Year Undergraduate Program (FYUP). "The present government should have planned this better....
  • HRD summons Pro VC of Delhi University to hold talks about future June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Human Resource Development minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday summoned Pro Vice Chancellor of the Delhi University to hold talks about the future. The move came after Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh stepped down following a row with the University Grants Commission over the Four Year Undergraduate Program (FYUP). Singh...
  • SC refuses to intervene in UGC-DU row over FYUP June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to intervene in the University Grants Commission(UGC)-Delhi University(DU) row over the four-year undergraduate programme(FYUP) and directed a DU professor who challenged the Commission's direction for scrapping the course to approach Delhi High Court. A bench of justices Vikramajit Sen and S K Singh...