Mumbai University

  • CJ Show: Prof Neeraj Hatekar speaks out on his suspension from MU 02-02-2014 04:00 PM

    An economics professor at Mumbai University, Neeraj Hatekar was earlier sacked from his duties after he had to gone to press to highlight the alleged irregularities in the university. He was later reinstated following protests from student community there. He picks up the CJ mike to share his story with...
  • The CJ Show Teaser 01-02-2014 01:45 PM

    Coming up on the Citizen Journalist show: A victim of racial abuse turns CJ to narrate his ordeal, Mumbai University professor who took classes on street following his termination shares his experiences and a CJ impact story. Watch the show on Saturday at 9:30 PM. ...
  • Mumbai University: Prof Hatekar re-instated; to face dept inquiry 19-01-2014 08:12 PM

    Mumbai University has reinstated an economics professor, who was suspended by the Vice Chancellor for holding a press conference to criticise the functioning of the educational institution. A statement from the university on Sunday said the suspension of professor Neeraj Hatekar has been revoked considering public demand and students' welfare....
  • Governor asks Mumbai University VC to resolve Prof Hatekar issue at the earliest 16-01-2014 10:06 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor today asked Mumbai University Vice Chancellor to resolve the issue arising due to suspension of economics Professor Neeraj Hatekar at the earliest, in an "amicable manner". Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar was asked to follow due procedure and resolve the issue in the larger interest of students and...
  • AAP students wing protests against Mumbai Univ professor's suspension 09-01-2014 04:39 PM

    Mumbai: Aam Aadmi Party students wing on Thursday held protest outside the Maharashtra Raj Bhavan to protest the suspension of Mumbai University professor Neeraj Hatekar. The AAP protestors were detained up by police and prohibitory orders under Section 144 have been imposed in the area. Professor Hatekar was suspended by...
  • Mumbai University students protest over professor's suspension 08-01-2014 09:42 PM

    Students of Mumbai University protested on Wednesday in the wake of the suspension of professor Neeraj Hatekarwas. There have been reports that he faced the axe for speaking out against alleged irregularities by the management. Professor Neeraj Hatekar was suspended by Mumbai University's Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar on Saturday after...
  • Heartened by the support: Suspended Mumbai University Professor 08-01-2014 03:59 PM

    Mumbai University Professor Neeraj Hatekar was suspended for speaking out against alleged irregularities. There have been protests at the Mumbai University campus. The Aam Aadmi Party in Mumbai too has reportedly joined the demonstration that is being held by students at Mumbai University's Kalina campus. ...
  • Protests in Mumbai University over professor's suspension, AAP joins in 08-01-2014 01:11 PM

    Mumbai: There have been protests at the Mumbai University campus after Professor Neeraj Hatekar was suspended for speaking out against alleged irregularities. The Aam Aadmi Party in Mumbai too has reportedly joined the demonstration that is being held by students at Mumbai University's Kalina campus. Professor Hatekar was suspended by...
  • A Kotecha contributes towards India's universities 23-11-2011 12:25 PM

    Just inside the office of Pashmina Realty in Worli, there's an entire wall covered by a poster of LIFE, an NGO (non-governmental organisation) whose Mumbai chapter focusses mainly on health, education and low-cost housing under the Asit Kotecha Foundation. The poster is full of slogans written by Pashmina employees who...
  • Rohinton Mistry book controversy: Should books be banned? 21-10-2010 07:24 AM

    On 'Face The Nation', Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if it is okay to ban books in the light of controversy surrounding Rohinton Mistry's book 'Such A Long Journey'. ...
  • Maharashtra CM backs banning of Mistry's book 20-10-2010 11:07 PM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra chief minister has backed Mumbai University's decision to drop Rohinton Mistry's novel Such a Long Journey from its syllabus. This book was dropped mid term, almost immediately after the Shiv Sena protested saying the book contained objectionable remarks about their party. And while the author has slammed...
  • Book dropped: Mistry flays Mumbai varsity 19-10-2010 10:39 AM

    Mumbai: Indian-born Canadian writer Rohinton Mistry on Monday voiced dismay over Mumbai University providing "deluxe service via express delivery" in quickly dropping his Booker prize-nominated book 'Such A Long Journey' from college syllabus following a demand by the Shiv Sena. "A political party demanded change in syllabus and Mumbai University...
  • Mumbai book row: literature falls prey to politics 06-10-2010 09:38 AM

    Mumbai: Another Thackeray enters politics with a controversy - 20-year-old Aditya Thackeray, grandson of Balasaheb Thackeray forges ahead the legacy of his political leanings after forcing the Mumbai university to drop Rohinton Mistry's book from the syllabus. He is in the centre of controversy for forcing the University of Mumbai...
  • Now Shiv Sena locks horn with Mumbai University 04-10-2010 07:47 PM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has now forced the Mumbai University to drop Rohinton Mistry's Booker nominated novel 'Such a Long Journey' from the Bachelor of Arts (BA) second year course. But the teachers are worried that the university by buckling down to the Sena's threats has set a bad precedent....
  • Mumbai University is buzzing on the airwaves 02-03-2008 12:47 AM

    New Delhi: Same role but a different avatar awaits MS Dhoni as he attempts to add more sparkle to Chennai Super Kings' (CSK) bejewelled crown against a contrasting backdrop of the fiasco in England. Dhoni tasted defeat for the first time in a Test series, and loss in the T20...
  • Tune into Mumbai Univ's radio station 20-03-2007 08:39 PM

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