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  • Jadavpur University protests: Won't have discussion with students 3 days ago

    Jadavpur University students did not allow the Registrar and Pro-Vice Chancellor to enter the campus and boycotted classes for the second consecutive day in protest against police action on them two days ago. Registrar Pradip Ghosh said, "We have been detained here. We were not allowed to enter our own...
  • Policemen came without female constables and pushed us: Jadavpur University student protestor 5 days ago

    Students of the Jadavpur University held massive protests on campus on Tuesday night over the alleged molestation of a female student two weeks ago. Police resorted to lathicharge to break the protests. Students allege that teachers and staff, who are TMC supporters, beat up the protesters. More than 30 students...
  • ABVP trumps NSUI in Delhi University elections September 13, 2014

    Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, BJP's students wing swept the Delhi University elections by winning all the four crucial posts of President, Vice President, Secretary and Joint Secretary. ...
  • ABVP wins all 4 seats in DUSU elections September 13, 2014

    Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarti Parishad (ABVP) won all four seats in Delhi University Student Union elections on Saturday. Mohit Nagar won the president post, Pravesh Malik vice president, Ameet Sidhu secretary and Ashutosh Mathur joint secretary. Nagar said, "This result is a victory for all the University students...
  • Polling for student body elections in DU and JNU underway September 12, 2014

    Student body elections are being held in Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University. The results will be announced on Saturday. ...
  • J&K floods: Kashmir University shelters displaced refugees September 8, 2014

    As floods ravage the state of Jammu and Kashmir, hundreds of displaced refugees who had to leave their homes in the dead of night were sheltered by Kashmir University. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah called the recent flooding in the state as the worst in 50 years. There is a massive...
  • West Bengal: 3 VisvaBharati University students arrested for ragging August 30, 2014

    Three days after a student complained of being stripped and ragged in VisvaBharati University in West Bengal, police on Saturday arrested three students in the case. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories August 29, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: Pak made spectacle of talks, says PM Modi August 29, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some tough words for Pakistan on Friday. In an interaction with the Japanese media ahead of his Saturday visit to the country, Modi said that he was "disappointed that Pakistan had sought to make a spectacle of talks" and went ahead and held meetings with...
  • Subhash Khot wins the Nevanlinna prize for Mathematics, makes India proud August 14, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Nevanlinna prize winner Subhash Khot talks about how it is a proud moment for India. Khot is an IndianAmerican theoretical computer scientist at the New York university. He plans to develop research around the unique games conjecture proposed by him. ...
  • Patna police lathicharged on students protesting against FIR of VC July 24, 2014

    The Patna police lathicharged on students on Thursday who were protesting against the FIR lodged on students by the Patna University VC. The students had been agitating over allocation of seats in the Patna University hostel. ...
  • Excited to have gotten through to SRCC: CBSE topper Sarthak Aggarwal July 1, 2014

    The first cutoff lists of the Delhi University were released on Monday and believe it or not, it has hit a 100 per cent in three colleges. SRCC announced a cutoff of 98.2 per cent. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 29, 2014

    This week, Actress Kalki Koechlin lends her support to CJ's initiative on 'menstrual taboos'. Also, students pick up CJ mike to discuss the recent row between Delhi University (DU) and University Grants Commission (UGC) over FYUP and how it affects their admission plans. Watch the teaser below to know more: ...
  • The FyUP debate: Who is responsible for the mess in Delhi University? June 27, 2014

    Clarifying its stand over the fouryear 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 threeyear undergraduate programme. CNNIBN's Bhupendra Chaubey meets some students, parents, teachers...
  • Campus Calling: How to choose your best career option? June 27, 2014

    As admission season is around, CNNIBN takes a look at some unusual career options for those who want to walk the road less taken. Zubin Malhotra from Career Guidance India answers all the questions. ...
  • Watch: DU professors slam Harsh Vardhan for his statement on sex education June 27, 2014

    Professors from the Delhi University have slammed Health Minister Harsh Vardhan for his statement on banning sex education. In his 'vision document' for Delhi, Harsh Vardhan said sex education should be banned and yoga should be made compulsory. ...
  • Watch: Students, teachers hold protest in Delhi University over FYUP June 26, 2014

    Students, teachers protested outside the Art Faculty in Delhi University over the ongoing row regarding the FourYear Undergraduate Progamme. There is no end yet to the standoff between the University Grants Commission and Delhi University over the FourYear Undergraduate Programme. As a result of this, there are no admissions for...
  • Admission process cannot begin today: DU Principal's Association June 26, 2014

    President Delhi University Principal's Association SK Garg said that it is not possible to start that admission process in Delhi University today. "We have received a letter from the registrar addressed to UGC. It has a suggestion received from some eminent citizens of the city. We have to move through...
  • UGC trying to create fear: Former DU Teachers Association chief June 26, 2014

    Former Delhi University Teachers Association President Aditya Narayan Mishra has been critical of the University Grants Commission since it gave its directive to the university to scrap the FourYear Undergraduate Programme. "They are only trying to create a fear psychosis. They are doing it deliberately to attack the university's autonomy,...
  • News 360: DU admissions continue to be in limbo June 25, 2014

    Confusion over Delhi University admissions continues as DU, UGC stick to their stands. ...
  • DU aspirants suffer as confusion continuous over 4year UG course June 25, 2014

    Students from across the country who are aspiring for Delhi University are in a dilemma over the stand off between the varsity and the UGC. ...
  • 4year 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). ...
  • Can't blame UPA for uproar over 4year course in DU: Salman Khurshid June 24, 2014

    Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday said that the UPA government was not responsible for the uproar over the Delhi University's fouryear undergraduate programme. In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, Khurshid said, "How can we take responsibility of a protest. We can take responsibility for the decision but not...
  • Is Dinesh Singh the real fall guy in DU FYUP row? June 24, 2014

    Amidst protests and confusion over the FourYear 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. ...
  • BJP slams Delhi University's VC, says 4year course illegal June 24, 2014

    BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli hits out at Delhi University's Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh on Tuesday saying that the 4year 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 CNNIBN, 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 Fouryear undergraduate programme. Caught in the crossfire are students with 36 colleges deciding at the last minute not to issue their first cutoff lists till the crisis is resolved. CNNIBN takes calls of people from across...
  • Student's body protest over DU's 4year course, UGC advises to scrap it June 23, 2014

    The Students for Academic Excellence and Inclusive Growth (SAEIG) on Monday held a protest at Jantar Mantar against the UGC for directing the Delhi University to scrap the fouryear undergraduate programme (FYUP). The conflict has now hit the admissions process which was scheduled to begin on Tuesday. The Delhi University...
  • UGC vs DU: Is the 3year vs 4year 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 4year 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 4year Undergraduate programme be scrapped? June 23, 2014

    Stepping up pressure, the University Grants Commission on Saturday asked the Delhi University (DU) to scrap the fouryear 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...