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  • Rahul clears internal election to pick next NSUI president 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Taking the democratisation exercise within the party's frontal organisations a step further, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided that the next president of National Students' Union Of India (NSUI) will be elected through internal election. Congress sources on Sunday said that NSUI office-bearers have been communicated the decision....
  • NSUI activists stage dharna against CSAT at Jantar Mantar 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Scores of NSUI activists on Saturday staged dharna at Jantar Mantar in protest against the issuance of admit card to applicants by UPSC, demanding the scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Tests (CSAT). Protestors led by NSUI National Gen Secretary Mohit Sharma and Delhi State President Vikas Chhikara also raised...
  • Students caught in DU-UGC crossfire over 4-year course, admissions delayed June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The University Grants Commission and Delhi University are in an open war over the Four-year undergraduate programme. Caught in the crossfire are students with 36 colleges deciding at the last minute not to issue their first cut-off lists till the crisis is resolved. On the eve of the first...
  • Politics takes over DU's four-year course, students remain clueless June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst the confusion over the Four-Year Undergraduate Programme of the Delhi University, the Congress has questioned the University Grants Commission for telling DU to scrap it. Congress leader Manish Tewari questioned the UGC asking where it was when the university had implemented the FYUP. "Where was the UGC then...
  • UGC is supreme, DU must follow its orders, say HRD Ministry sources June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The uncertainty at Delhi University over admissions into the undergraduate programme continues. A flurry of meetings to sort the matter out have taken place and have been scheduled for Monday. Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani held a meeting with the University Grants Commission Chairman on Monday. The UGC...
  • Face-off between DU, UGC: As it happened June 23, 2014

    Confusion prevails over whether the Delhi University will do away with the four-year undergraduate programme or not....
  • MP Congress young leaders reject Rahul Gandhi’s formula June 12, 2014

    With the Congress party receiving the crushing defeat at the hands of resurgent BJP led by Narendra Modi in recent Lok Sabha elections, the internal dissent is resurfacing evidently and vigirously. The Madhya Pradesh youth leaders from the Congress offered a new dimension to this internal unrest on Thursday. The party...
  • NSUI protests outside Smriti Irani's house against DU's four-year undergraduate course June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Students Union of India held a protest outside HRD Minister Smriti Irani's house on Wednesday against the Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme. The NSUI members demanded that the four-year DU course be scrapped. The protesters, led by National Students' Union of India (NSUI) general secretary Mohit...
  • LS polls: Student outfits going all out to support parent parties March 31, 2014

    New Delhi: With Lok Sabha elections in Delhi less than two weeks away, the student wings of various political parties in the national capital have started pitching in with street plays, debates, rock shows and door-to-door campaigning. The Delhi University unit of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the students' wing of...
  • LS polls: AAP to set up its student wing in Gujarat March 31, 2014

    Ahmedabad: With an aim of establishing a foothold in student politics and increasing its support base, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will set up its students wing in Gujarat ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. The students wing of AAP - Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS)- which has already started its...
  • BJP has become party of one individual: Ghulam Nabi Azad March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Claiming it had become the party of one individual, Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday hit out at BJP even as he charged that its prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, stood for the prosperity of only a few. "BJP has become the party of an individual. It is...
  • Both Modi, Kejriwal have the 'my way or highway' attitude: Raj Babbar March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Raj Babbar on Thursday accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of practising self-centred politics and adopting an attitude of "my way or highway". Without taking the name of Modi, he said 'my way or highway' used to be a theory in the West where Mafias used...
  • Defence Ministry not spending funds wisely enough, says Chidambaram March 6, 2014

    Against the backdrop of recent submarine mishap, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday suggested that the Defence Ministry is not spending the funds "wisely" enough and contended the maintenance of the military assets was being neglected. He insisted that the Finance Ministry provides "a lot of money" to the Defence Ministry...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Congress stresses door-to-door campaign in UP February 15, 2014

    Congress on Saturday asked its workers in Uttar Pradesh to lay stress on door-to-door campaign to reach out to the people ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Addressing a meet of party's youth and student wings, All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Madhusudan Mistry said irrespective of who the candidate...
  • Rahul Gandhi to take battle to Modi turf; visit Gujarat on October 3, 4 October 2, 2013

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will pay a two-day visit to Gujarat starting on Thursday, a party statement said. He will visit Mahatma Gandhi's historic Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on Thursday and later hold a meeting of office-bearers of district and block Congress committees, the statement said. This will be followed by...
  • Congress leaders, workers trying to march towards Gujarat assembly detained October 1, 2013

    Over 200 Congressmen including prominent state leaders were on Tuesday detained for allegedly violating a notification which denied them from taking out a rally towards the Gujarat Assembly. The Congress had organised youth gathering in the city here after which they started marching toward the Assembly. Police tried to stop them...
  • Congress rejects Modi's impact on DUSU election results September 14, 2013

    Rejecting the claim of Narendra Modi impact on DUSU elections that saw BJP's student wing ABVP romping home, Congress, on Saturday, pointed to its frontal outfit NSUI's victory in student bodies' elections in Gujarat and Punjab. "If they are saying that ABVP's victory in DUSU this year is a sign of...
  • BJP-backed ABVP sweeps DUSU polls, wins three posts September 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) swept the Delhi University Students' Union polls that were held on Friday, winning three posts out of four. The Congress-backed National Students' Union of India (NSUI) won one post this year. From the ABVP, Aman Awana won the post of the President,...
  • 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...
  • NSUI should strengthen Congress: Tuki September 4, 2013

    Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has asked the NSUI to strengthen the Congress party from the grass root level. Launching the membership drive for NSUI state unit in presence of State Election Commissioner A Chaurasiya and party cadres here Tuesday, Tuki said it was the policy of the Congress...
  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Rajasthan on Wednesday May 14, 2013

    Jaipur: The political scenario in Rajasthan will be analysed at meetings that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will hold from Wednesday to chalk out a strategy ahead of Rajasthan Assembly polls slated for later this year. "Gandhi will arrive in Bikaner from Delhi where he will chair three meetings - one...
  • Mumbai NSUI President suspended for dancing naked at party function May 7, 2013

    Mumbai: National Students Union of India's (NSUI) Mumbai unit President Suraj Singh Thakur has been suspended for allegedly dancing naked at a party function. Thakur was suspended on Monday for dancing naked. He had been re-elected as NSUI President in December 2012. It is still unclear as to what made Thakur...
  • Rahul meets office bearers of Youth Congress, NSUI January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday held a meeting with the national office bearers of the Indian Youth Congress and NSUI and asked its members to work with greater focus to strengthen the party. This was Gandhi's first formal interaction with leaders of the two youth wings...
  • Chintan Shivir: End nomination culture, suggest Congress leaders January 19, 2013

    Jaipur: A strong demand for ending the culture of nomination at all levels for democratic functioning of the party and its revival was made at the Congress brainstorming conclave here on January 19. The 'Chintan Shivir' saw a plea for replicating Rahul Gandhi's model of holding elections to the Youth...
  • 7 out of 10 youths in Punjab have problem of drugs: Rahul October 11, 2012

    Chandigarh: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, who is on a two-day tour of Punjab, on Thursday said that the youth is the future of the country and it must come forward to "cleanse and change politics". He, however, expressed concern over the condition of youngsters in Punjab saying, "What is...
  • DUSU polls: Congress's NSUI beats BJP's ABVP September 16, 2012

    New Delhi: After days of campaigning and a record voter turn-out in the Delhi University Students Unions (DUSU) elections this year, the results are finally out. The newly elected President Arun Hooda and Vice President Varun Khari both are from the National Students' Union Of India (NSUI). Hooda beat ABVP's...
  • DUSU polls end peacefully, results on Saturday September 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Voting for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections, in which 38 candidates from different political affiliations are contesting for different posts, ended peacefully on Friday evening . The post of president is likely to see a direct contest between National Students' Union of India's (NSUI’s) Arun Hooda, a...
  • DUSU polls: NSUI, ABVP locked in tough fight September 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections that are due on September 14 this year will see a total of 38 candidates from different political affiliations contesting for different posts. Campaigning was at its peak in the campus before the polls, with candidates covering every corner to reach out...
  • NSUI worker set on fire by Bajrang Dal men, dies September 4, 2012

    Betul: An activist of Congress' student wing, who was allegedly set on fire by Bajrang Dal workers in Shahpur teshil last week, succumbed to his injuries at Padhar Hospital in Betul. According to the police, the victim, an NSUI worker identified as Rahul Joshi, died late on Monday night. Police said that...
  • Team Anna claims NSUI tried to disrupt fast July 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Team Anna on Wednesday alleged that some National Students' Union of India (NSUI) workers tried to disrupt their fast at Jantar Mantar. Police are verifying whether the protesters were from NSUI. Sources said that police have detained some of the protestors who tried to reach to the stage where...