Jawaharlal Nehru University

  • JNU and BHU keen to open centres in Bihar, says PK Shahi 19-02-2014 06:49 PM

    Delhi-based 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...
  • AISA sweeps JNU's student union polls, wins all 4 top positions 16-09-2013 11:32 AM

    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...
  • Dabholkar aides to take rationalist movement on national level 14-09-2013 06:22 PM

    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 Punein August - will...
  • Voting for DUSU polls over, results to be declared today 14-09-2013 10:23 AM

    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...
  • Student's union election in DU, JNU to be held tomorrow 12-09-2013 06:20 PM

    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...
  • DU, JNU to see student polls Friday 11-09-2013 05:53 PM

    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...
  • Maharashtra: JNU student detained by police for Naxal links 24-08-2013 04:25 PM

    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....
  • JNU VC condemns sexual harassment of girl by Bihar boy, assures strict action 06-08-2013 09:59 AM

    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 anti-social elements. A 20-year-old Spanish language student of the Jawaharlal Nehru University was...
  • Bihar boy arrested for allegedly molesting JNU girl student inside campus 06-08-2013 09:48 AM

    In the second such incident in less than a week, a 20-year-old 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 05-08-2013 11:41 PM

    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, street-vendors 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: Ex-classmate arrested for allegedly molesting JNU girl student 05-08-2013 08:28 PM

    New Delhi: Days after a girl student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was attacked by her friend, another 20-year-old 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 20-year-old girl outside...
  • Muzaffarpur boy attacked JNU girl for ignoring him: Police 01-08-2013 02:00 PM

    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 four-page suicide note from 23-year-old...
  • UP girl attacked in JNU battles for life in Delhi's Safdarjung hospital 01-08-2013 01:10 PM

    22-year-old 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, 23-year-old Akash had attacked her with...
  • JNU: Suicide note recovered from boy's bag who attacked female friend 01-08-2013 09:25 AM

    New Delhi: A 22 year-old-girl 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 31-07-2013 01:40 PM

    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...
  • Delhi: JNU student attacks friend with a sharp object, consumes poison 31-07-2013 12:27 PM

    New Delhi: A 23-year-old 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 03-06-2013 10:37 PM

    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 07-04-2013 04:27 PM

    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...
  • Watch: JNU students protest against Delhi gangrape, block roads 18-12-2012 02:20 PM

    The JNU students blocked the Ring Road at Munirka where the incident took place. ...
  • JNU student arrested over sex scandal 22-05-2011 07:39 AM

    New Delhi: The prime accused in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) MMS scandal has been arrested. The accused, 22-year-old Janardan Kumar had allegedly recorded a video-clip involving himself and a girl he shared an intimate relationship with. He had then allegedly circulated the video after their relationship strained. Authorities had...
  • MMS scandal hits JNU: 2 students being probed 08-02-2011 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi's prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University is in a state of shock after a CD with lewd images of one of its female students is doing the rounds. The CD was allegedly shot by some students from the School of Language Studies. The students initially tried to extort money...
  • Watch: Rahul Gandhi interacts with JNU students 30-09-2009 02:32 PM

    He asked questions from students on the economy to education. ...
  • Rizwan case may decide JNU's student polls 18-10-2007 03:23 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's one-day captain Shahid Afridi has described the tour to England that ended on Wednesday as one of the most difficult of his cricket career. It was one of the most difficult tours of my 14-year career. It was difficult to even venture out of the hotel. There were...