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Feb 24, 2018
Assault on Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash is not an AAP issue, but a constitutional flaw that weakens civil servantsAbove all the political blame games and ego clashes that have emerged since AAP MLAs allegedly assaulted Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash is a flawed framework that makes left civil servants vulnerable to attacks
Feb 18, 2018
JNU Academic Council didn't pass compulsory attendance resolution, says Madhu KishwarJNU Academic Council member and scholar-activist Madhu Kishwar on Saturday said the controversial resolution on compulsory attendance "was not passed in the council", contradicting the administration's version
Feb 15, 2018
JNU students gherao administration block over compulsory attendance, stop rector and chief proctor from leavingJNU students "gheraoed" the administration block demanding a meeting with the vice chancellor on the issue of compulsory attendance, and stopped Chief Proctor Kaushal Kumar and Rector-1 Chintamani Mahapatra from leaving the building.
Feb 11, 2018
Madhya Pradesh government teachers to follow dress code from next academic sessionGovernment teachers in Madhya Pradesh will have to follow a uniform dress code—maroon jacket for women and navy blue for men—from the next academic session, according to an order of the education department.
Jan 12, 2018
Yogi Adityanath says maintain academic ambience in institutions to avoid anti-social influence on studentsYogi Adityanath has written to vice chancellors and principals of all universities and colleges in the state expecting them to ensure academic ambience in the premises so that students are not influenced by any propaganda or anti-social elements
Jan 07, 2018
JNUSU calls for boycott of compulsory attendance; 2,500 signatures collected for campaignThe Jawaharlal Nehru Students' Union (JNUSU) on Sunday called for a boycott of the 'compulsory attendance' decision of the varsity administration, urging students to not sign the attendance register when the classes resume on Monday, the first day of the winter semester.
Nov 04, 2017
Delhi HC order restraining appointment of guest teachers puts a spanner in ambitious 'Chunauti 2018' programmeThe Delhi education department is facing an acute shortage of teachers to operate the 163 National Institute of Open Schooling centres it opened up recently.
Oct 28, 2017
Sociology text lists dowry 'advantages': How the media fanned a Facebook post-fuelled rowThe dowry controversy was an unwarranted but deeply damaging attack on St. Joseph's College, Bengaluru. It also revealed several interesting problems
Oct 24, 2017
JNU teachers' union hold mock 'public trial' of Vice-Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar, seek his removalJawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Monday held a mock 'public trial' of varsity Vice-Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar and sought his removal after holding him "guilty" on several counts.
Sep 07, 2017
Game of Thrones: World's first academic conference on HBO epic to discuss its politics, death, resurrectionIn the Game of Thrones: An International Conference there will be discussions about various aspects of the show — story plots, fan theories and literary allusions etc.