Jawaharlal Nehru University

  • Leftbacked AISA sweeps JNUSU elections, wins all four posts September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Leftbacked All India Students Association (AISA) swept Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) elections as won all 4 posts on Sunday. More than 54 per cent students exercised their franchise in the students' union polls of JNU, where women's safety and hostel facilities surfaced as the key issues. While...
  • Protests outside Israeli Embassy over airstrikes in Gaza Strip July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Scores of protesters, mostly students of Jawaharlal Nehru University had gathered outside the Israeli Embassy on Sunday to protest against Israel's air strikes in the Gaza Strip resulting in civilian casualties. "There were around 7080 protesters mostly students from JNU. They reached the Israeli embassy at around 2 PM,...
  • Language row at JNU, students say 'forced to fill mess forms in Hindi' June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: After the government was hit by it, the language row has now erupted at the Jawaharlal Nehru University. Left students leaders claim that all students including those from nonHindi speaking states are being forced to fill mess forms in Hindi. The university says that it is running short...
  • 6 IITs, AMU, JNU, Panjab University in top 100 Asia varsities June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Ten institutes from the country have made it to the top 100 in the Times Higher Education Asia University Ranking this year, with Punjab University at the 32nd place. It had only three universities among the top 100 last year, but thanks to the Indian academy's growing engagement with...
  • Three JNU students killed in motorcycle accident April 18, 2014

    Three students of Jawaharlal Nehru University were killed when their motorcycle hit a divider and then rammed in a tree on the campus, police said on Friday. The deceased, all in their mid-twenties, have been identified as Ravi Singh Chaudhary and Ravi Shankar Gupta, both residents of Gaya, Bihar while their...
  • JNU and BHU keen to open centres in Bihar, says PK Shahi February 19, 2014

    Delhibased Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) are keen to open their centres in Bihar, state Education Minister PK Shahi on Wednesday said. "JNU's official has informed us that they will open a centre in Bihar after permission from the union human resource ministry," Shahi said. Shahi said he...
  • AISA sweeps JNU's student union polls, wins all 4 top positions September 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The ultra-left All India Students Association on Monday swept the student union elections in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), winning all the four top positions. AISA candidate Akbar Chowdhary defeated DSF's Ishan Anand, SFI's Rahul N, NSUI's Pran Veer Singh, ABVP's Alok Kumar Singh and Concerned Students' Chandrasen for...
  • Dabholkar aides to take rationalist movement on national level September 14, 2013

    Pune: Supporters of Narendra Dabholkar's rationalist movement will now seek support of various political parties to press for a law in states to eradicate superstition-based malpractices. A delegation of Maharashtra Andhshraddha Nirmulan Samiti (MANS), the anti-superstition organisation founded by Dabholkar - who was shot dead in Pune in August - will visit...
  • Voting for DUSU polls over, results to be declared today September 14, 2013

    Polls to elect office bearers of the students' unions at Delhi University (DU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Thursday went off peacefully with around 40 and 56 per cent turnout respectively. Delhi University Chief Election Officer Ashok Vohra said the counting of votes will be taken up on Saturday after...
  • Student's union election in DU, JNU to be held tomorrow September 12, 2013

    With campaigning over, Delhi University (DU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) will see polling for their respective students' unions Friday, Sep 13. The campaigning ended Thursday while the customary Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) presidential debate took place Wednesday. The Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) results will be declared Friday itself...
  • DU, JNU to see student polls Friday September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Two prominent universities in the national capital, Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), will see polling for their respective students' unions Friday, Sep 13. The Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections will see a contest between the the two major groups, the National Students' Union of India (NSUI,...
  • Maharashtra: JNU student detained by police for Naxal links August 24, 2013

    Gadchiroli police in Maharashtra have detained three persons including a student of the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi for alleged links with Naxals, sources said, but officials refused to either deny or confirm the development. Sources said the three were detained in Aheri, in south of the Gadchiroli district. The...
  • JNU VC condemns sexual harassment of girl by Bihar boy, assures strict action August 6, 2013

    As another incident of attack on a JNU student came to light on Monday, the varsity's Vice Chancellor S K Sopory said such acts have no place in the university and prompt action will be taken against antisocial elements. A 20yearold Spanish language student of the Jawaharlal Nehru University was slapped...
  • Bihar boy arrested for allegedly molesting JNU girl student inside campus August 6, 2013

    In the second such incident in less than a week, a 20yearold Spanish language student of the Jawaharlal Nehru University was attacked and molested inside the university campus allegedly by a former student of the institute. Police said the girl, a student of the School of Languages, was molested and...
  • News briefs: PMC makes trade licence must for shops in Patna August 6, 2013

    Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) is gearing up to put in place a system that will make licences compulsory for shops and other commercial establishments. All shops, streetvendors and even chicken and meat sellers would soon need to compulsorily get trade licences from the civic body. Shopkeepers will need Rs 2,000...
  • Delhi: Exclassmate arrested for allegedly molesting JNU girl student August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Days after a girl student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was attacked by her friend, another 20yearold girl student has been molested by a former student in the university campus. The accused has been arrested. Abhinendra Jain, a former classmate of the girl, called the 20yearold girl outside her...
  • Muzaffarpur boy attacked JNU girl for ignoring him: Police August 1, 2013

    Preliminary investigation in the attack on a JNU student on Wednesday has revealed that the perpetrator Akash was upset with Roshni's 'indifferent behaviour' towards him for the past few weeks because of which he decided to kill her. After the incident, police had recovered a fourpage suicide note from 23yearold Aakash's...
  • UP girl attacked in JNU battles for life in Delhi's Safdarjung hospital August 1, 2013

    22yearold Roshni from Muzaffarnagar who was attacked by a fellow student Akash inside Jawaharlal Nehru University on Wednesday, is battling for her life in Safdarjung hospital in New Delhi. "She is on ventilator and her condition is critical,"doctors said. Following an argument on Wednesday, 23yearold Akash had attacked her with an...
  • JNU: Suicide note recovered from boy's bag who attacked female friend August 1, 2013

    New Delhi: A 22 yearoldgirl who was attacked by a classmate at the Jawaharlal Nehru University still remains in a critical condition on Thursday. Her classmate Aakash, a BA student, who took poison after attacking her had died on Wednesday. A suicide note has been recovered from his bag which...
  • Delhi: JNU student who consumed poison after attacking friend dies July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: A BA student of Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University who consumed poison after attacking his female friend with a sharp object died in hospital on Wednesday. The boy, 23, had also slit his throat after the attack. They both had a verbal argument following which the boy attacked the girl....
  • Delhi: JNU student attacks friend with a sharp object, consumes poison July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: A 23yearold BA student of Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University tried to commit suicide after attacking his female friend with a sharp object on Wednesday. The incident took place inside a classroom at the School of Languages in the JNU campus around 11:00 am on Wednesday. They both had...
  • Delhi: Unidentified persons beat up Pak diplomat June 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistan on Monday alleged one of its diplomats and his driver were assaulted by a group of people in New Delhi and called for an investigation into the matter by the Indian government. "This evening an unfortunate incident took place with a diplomat and official of the Pakistan...
  • JNU professor suspended over allegations of sexual harassment April 7, 2013

    New Delhi: KR Nayar, a professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), has been suspended on charges of sexually harassing a student. JNU Public Relations Officer Poonam Kudaisya said on Sunday that KR Nayar was a senior faculty member at the Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health (CSMCH) and been...
  • Silent protests across India over Delhi braveheart's death December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Silent protests are being held across the capital on Saturday as a mark of respect for the 23yearold Delhi braveheart who died 12 days after being most heinously assaulted and gangraped by six men aboard a moving bus in the national capital. People started gathering at Jantar Mantar...
  • Watch: JNU students protest against Delhi gangrape, block roads December 18, 2012

    The students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University came out in large numbers on Tuesday to protest against the gangrape of a medical student inside a moving private bus in Delhi. They blocked the Ring Road at Munirka where the incident took place. ...
  • No beef, pork festival: High Court tells JNU September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and city police to ensure that no "beef and pork" festival takes place in the campus on September 28. A student organisation of the university had announced plans to hold a beefandpork festival on September 28. A division bench...
  • JNU poll results out but no jubilation in campus September 16, 2012

    The muchawaited JNU students union election results are out. The All India Students Association (AISA) has won 3 out of 4 seats. ...
  • AISA sweeps JNU students union election results September 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The All India Students Association (AISA) notched three out of four seats in the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union elections on Sunday. The top seat, that of the President, however, went to its rival Students Federation of IndiaJNU (SFIJNU), a rebel faction of the CPI(M). V Lenin Kumar was...
  • JNU students union election results today September 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The results of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students Union elections will be announced on Sunday. The results are expected to be mixed. Early trends have indicated a close tie between the All India Students' Association (AISA) and the Students Federation of IndiaJNU (SFIJNU), a rebel group of the...
  • Polls: It's voting day at Delhi University, JNU September 14, 2012

    New Delhi: It's voting day at the Delhi University and the Jawaharlal Nehru University. A total of 38 candidates from different political affiliations are contesting the elections for different posts. Campaigning was at its peak in the campuses with candidates covering every corner to reach out to as many students...