ST STEPHENS COLLEGE

  • Full lecture of Dr Valson Thampu on Individual, Family and Society March 15, 2015

    The Principal of St Stephen's College Dr Valson Thampu delivered the first lecture on Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness on Saturday. The topic of discussion was Individual, Family and Society. Dr Thampu stressed on the fact that we need to make our growth the most important thing in life. ...
  • Dr Thampu delivers 1st lecture on Individual, Family and Society, says one should be committed to their own growth March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The Principal of St Stephen's College Dr Valson Thampu delivered the first lecture on Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness on Saturday. The topic of discussion was Individual, Family and Society. Dr Thampu stressed on the fact that we need to make our growth the most important thing in life....
  • Justice Madan Lokur tells CNN-IBN he's proud to be part of citizenship and cultural enrichment course March 11, 2015

    Network18 and St Stephen's college have joined hands to offer the citizenship and cultural enrichment course which is aimed at harnessing the educational resources of the media fraternity. Justice Madan Lokur is proud to be part of the initiative. He told CNN-IBN, "I'm very happy that St Stephen's College has...
  • Network18, St Stephen's College join hands to offer citizenship and cultural enrichment course March 11, 2015

    In a first of its kind initiative in India, Network18 and St Stephen's college have joined hands to offer a course that promotes education for all. The citizenship and cultural enrichment course is aimed at harnessing the educational resources of the media fraternity. The college will now hold weekly classes...
  • Network18, St Stephen's college join hands; launch a course to promote education for all March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Network18 and St Stephen's college have joined hands to offer a course that promotes education for all. The citizenship and cultural enrichment course is aimed at harnessing the educational resources of the media fraternity. Supreme Court judge Justice Lokur said, "The course is ready to reach out to...
  • Citizenship and Cultural Richness: A joint initiative by St Stephen's College and Network 18 towards educational inclusivity March 6, 2015

    Introduction Citizen is the building block of a society and democratic polity. The best investment we can make into creating a healthy and wholesome society is enriching citizens and refining public taste. Social decay happens by default. The antidote to this widely lamented state of affairs is the cultivation or propagation...
  • Network18 and St Stephen's College join hands for education inclusivity March 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Network18, promoters of popular news brands CNN-IBN and IBN7, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with St Stephen's College under its unique Media Institute Initiative (MII). The MoU gives shape to "Citizenship & Cultural Richness" - a joint Initiative by St Stephen's College and Network 18 towards educational inclusivity....
  • Veer: Project 'Kadam' a step towards empowering people with disabilities August 9, 2014

    The recently concluded VEER campaign on CNNIBN that sought to empower and train at least 1,000 people with disabilities seems to have inspired the youth to follow in its footsteps take up the cause of enabling the disabled. Delhi's St Stephens College's project 'Kadam' is the latest to follow in...
  • 'DU's almost 100% cut off. That's why the world is there at Sharda University': The funniest Twitter reactions to St. Stephen's 98% cutoff marks June 18, 2014

    The cutoff for admissions to the fouryear undergraduate economics and English programmes for students with commerce background in Delhi University's St.Stephen's College has been set at 98 per cent, according to figures released by the college. Admit it, if you were a student in these times, you would not have...
  • We will let people frame their own laws in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal August 24, 2013

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Friday promised to enact a law that would let people frame their laws in Delhi if his party won the coming election. Kejriwal was addressing students at St. Stephens College in Delhi University. He urged them to oust the "corrupt" Congress government in the...
  • Watch: A rickshaw that serves as a mini shelter November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Winter is already here and for thousands of homeless rickshawpullers in the capital who don't have a place to sleep, here's a reason to smile. They can spend chilly winter nights in Sukun, a special cyclerickshaw, designed by students of St Stephen's College and Indraprastha College. Doctor Amod Kumar...
  • Getting a degree Unmukt Chand's top focus September 1, 2012

    New Delhi: There is relief for Indian cricket's rising star Unmukt Chand. The captain of the Under19 World Cup winning team is through to the second year of his BA Pass course programme at the St Stephens College with a little help from the government. After a long and protracted...
  • DU allows Unmukt Chand to move to second year of graduation August 31, 2012

    The decision was announced by Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh after he assured Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken of full support to the young cricketer. ...
  • DU allows Unmukt Chand to move to 2nd year August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh on Friday said that Unmukt Chand, the captain of U19 Indian cricket team which won the World Cup, will be allowed to move to the second year of graduation. Chand was denied permission by St Stephen's College to appear for his first...
  • Exam row: DU VC says will help Unmukt Chand August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh on Friday wrote to Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken saying he would look into the matter of Unmukt Chand, the captain of U19 Indian cricket team which won the World Cup, who has been denied permission by St Stephen's College to appear...
  • Unmukt Chand's academic woes: Maken steps in August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Ajay Maken has now stepped in to help the Under19 Indian cricket team captain, Unmukt Chand, solve his academic woes. He has sent a letter to the Vice Chancellor of the Delhi University requesting to not just let Unmukt take his exams, but also change rules...
  • FTN: Are elite schools and colleges biased against sports? August 30, 2012

    India's Under19 cricket team captain Unmukt Chand was denied permission to appear for first year BA examinations by his college St Stephen's because of low attendance....
  • Academic woes sadden Unmukt Chand's WC win August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: While the entire U19 Indian cricket team celebrates its U19 World Cup win, its captain Unmukt Chand has a niggling worry at the back of his mind. He has a legal case against his University that is denying him the Right to Education. India's World Cup winning Under 19...
  • St Stephen's new proposal: 40 pc quota for men May 5, 2012

    New Delhi: An unusual proposal to reserve 40 per cent of the seats for male students was introduced at the staff meeting of the St Stephen's college on Friday, but was met with vehement disapproval from the teachers who said they were "taken aback" by the "absurd" idea. College Principal Valson...
  • St Stephen's wins Hindustan Times Leadership Debate October 25, 2009

    New Delhi: After hosting four debates in Bangalore, Mumbai and Kolkata, the fourth regional final of the Hindustan Times Leadership Debate was held in Sri Ram College of Commerce in the Capital. More than 30 teams from different colleges came to participate in the Delhi round. The preliminary round which...
  • ExSt Stephen's head pitches in for cancer research November 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Former Principal of St Stephen's College, Dr Anil Wilson is battling endstage pancreatic cancer. For Dr Anil Wilson, this is probably the most diffucult period of his life. Principal of St Stephen's College for 16 years, Dr Wilson always joked that he has never been to a...
  • St Stephen's student kills herself after exam results July 24, 2008

    New Delhi: A 21yearold student of the prestigious St Stephen's College allegedly committed suicide on Thursday by hanging herself in her east Delhi home, a day after her results were announced. Upasana Sahu, final year student of Economics (Honours), was found hanging from the ceiling fan of her Kalyanpuri residence in...
  • Minority quota in colleges a major mistake July 16, 2008

    In what could be the first signs of a rebellion against Christian quota at the prestigious St Stephens College in Delhi, most members of the permanent faculty boycotted the special Assembly on the first day of the academic session on Tuesday. Just weeks after announcing a 50 per cent quota for...
  • Faculty quota at St Stephen's angers teachers July 16, 2008

    New Delhi: For freshers at the St Stephen's College in Delhi, it was an unusual first day at college as their teachers decided to boycott the Special Assembly and didn't even assist them in filling up the registration forms. All the teachers including eight Head of Departments were protesting against a...
  • St Stephen's slashes cutoff for Christian students June 19, 2008

    New Delhi: Delhi Universitys St Stephen's College on Wednesday slashed the admission cutoff for Christian and SC/ST students to 60 per cent. A day ago, the college had declared 50 per cent reservation for the two communities. Not only does that translate into a smaller pool of seats for students...
  • Appointment of Stephen's College head held illegal February 5, 2008

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions has ruled that Valsan Thampu's appointment as OSD (Officer on Special Duty) of Delhis prestigious college, St. Stephens is illegal. The regulatory authority of minority educational institutions on Tuesday asked the college to take ''urgent corrective'' measures and appoint a new...
  • St Stephen's College row: Thampu's appointment illegal January 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Delhi University has more than its fair share of controversies and the latest one is over the appointment of Reverend Valsan Thampu as OSD of St Stephens College for it is now becoming increasingly clear that Thampus appointment is illegal on all counts. Valson Thampu has been in...
  • Govern Christian institutes by religion? June 21, 2007

    As the debate still rages over the 40 per cent quota for Christians in St Stephen's College, the Delhi diocese says all the city's schools and colleges that it runs should hire Christian teachers. With the backdrop of fears that such proposals will lead to conversions, the question discussed on...
  • Catholic church wants quota for teachers June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Close on the heels of St Stephen's College, the Catholic Church too has jumped into the reservation bandwagon. After the Church of North Indiarun college decided to reserve seats for Dalit Christian students, the Delhi Catholic church is to reserve teaching posts for Christians. Bishop of Delhi, CNI...