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  • Delhi University clears 3 year format for under graduate courses 2 days ago

    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...
  • Delhi University Vice Chancellor quits over four year course row June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst protests and confusion over the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme, Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh has resigned from his position. Singh had been adamant on not scrapping the four-year course as against the University Grants Commission order. The DU Teachers Association welcomed Singh's resignation saying this will make way...
  • 'Students will not suffer, courses under the FYUP will be reformed' June 25, 2014

    The curriculum and the syllabus will be restructured for those students enrolled under the Four Year Undergraduate Programme, when FYUP is scrapped. DU Principals Association spokesperson SK Garg said that students enrolled under the FYUP will not suffer, as their course will be restructured."Their curriculum will be restructured in their...
  • UGC vs DU: Is the 3-year vs 4-year course debate caught in a web of politics? June 23, 2014

    There has been an open war between the University Grants Commission and the Delhi University over the 4-year Undergraduate Program offered by the university. The conflict has now hit the admissions process which was scheduled to begin on Tuesday. The Delhi University Principals Association has said that the admissions process...
  • Should Delhi University's 4-year Undergraduate programme be scrapped? June 23, 2014

    Stepping up pressure, the University Grants Commission on Saturday asked the Delhi University (DU) to scrap the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) even as the DU Vice Chancellor is understood to have cautioned against taking any step "in a hurry". According to officials in the university, Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh received...
  • Section of teachers backs 4-year course, says UGC can only advise Delhi University, not dictate June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The confusion over Delhi University's Four-Year Undergraduate Programme is growing every passing minute. A section of teachers of the university have now backed Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh and have come out in favour of the FYUP. Former Delhi University Teachers' Association president Aditya Narayan Mishra said that the autonomy...
  • Big names who flopped in IPL 7 June 3, 2014

    The seventh edition of Indian Premier League has drawn to a close after six dramatic weeks, with the Kolkata Knight Riders claiming a thrilling victory over Kings XI Punjab in the final. There was much to enjoy in a competition that featured plenty of big hitting, quality spin and some...
  • DU teachers, students urge Smriti Irani to scrap four-year programme May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A delegation of teachers and students from the Delhi University (DU) on Friday met HRD Minister Smriti Irani and submitted a memorandum urging her to scrap the four-year undergraduate programme and sack DU Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh. Irani told the delegation that she understood their concern, the urgency to...