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Sexual harassment complaint against JNU students' union prez, joint secy

Jul 29, 2014

Sexual harassment complaint against JNU students' union prez, joint secy

A sexual harassment complaint has been in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against two students holding positions in the university students' union. #JNU #NewsTracker #Jawaharlal Nehru University #JNUSU #Sexual harassment complaint #JNU students' union
Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability UN Report

Jul 25, 2014

Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability UN Report

India seriously needs to pay attention. Universal access is not populism as some hawks say, but is a holistic approach that is unavoidable if its serious of the welfare of its people. #India #Development #InMyOpinion #Human Development Index #Populism #Universal healthcare #welfare state #Universal Access #UN development report
Delhi University's new academic session begins after FYUP episode

Jul 22, 2014

Delhi University's new academic session begins after FYUP episode

Orientation, course briefings and traditional welcome marked the beginning of the new academic calender for freshers and students of the Delhi University. #India #Delhi #NewsTracker #Education #Delhi University #ABVP #DU #FYUP #academic session #orientation #classes
ISIS and the west: The false search for unity and nationhood

Jul 14, 2014

ISIS and the west: The false search for unity and nationhood

The idea of nationhood as defined by the west, and taken to its logical conclusion by French historian Ernest Renan, is outdated and bound to die an slow death. Nations are likely to remain, but only as administrative units #Islam #ConnectTheDots #Europe #Hindutva #Iraq #Universalism #Being Different #Rajiv Malhotra #differences #ISIS #Unity and Diversity #Ernest Renan #Nationhood
Commission probing Chennai building collapse to submit report in two months

Jul 11, 2014

Commission probing Chennai building collapse to submit report in two months

The Tamil Nadu government appointed one-man commission to probe the collapse of an under-construction building near Chennai that claimed 61 lives. #India #ThisisNext #Tamil Nadu #IIT #Chennai #Madras High Court #Anna University #Chennai building collapse #Reghupathy Commission #R Reghupathy
DU's 4th cut-off list out; mostcolleges close popular courses

Jul 11, 2014

DU's 4th cut-off list out; mostcolleges close popular courses

Delhi University announced its fourth cut-off list on Thursday night, with most colleges closing admission to popular undergraduate programmes, but a few others reopening admission to some courses after withdrawals. #India #NewsTracker #Delhi University #FYUP
Modi govt rejects WHO, Yale study on pollution level in India

Jul 09, 2014

Modi govt rejects WHO, Yale study on pollution level in India

The Centre on Wednesday rejected studies of WHO and Yale University which talked about India and its cities being among the most polluted, asserting that the parameters for determining air pollution were not considered by them. #India #WHO #Yale University #Pollution #BJD #Prakash Javadekar
With eye on polls, Maha govt revises toll policy, renames Pune university

Jul 08, 2014

With eye on polls, Maha govt revises toll policy, renames Pune university

With an eye on the upcoming assembly elections, the Maharashtra government has taken two major decisions that could be used during election campaigning. While it approved the renaming of Pune University after late social reformer Savitribai Phule Pune University, the state government also gave approval to the revised toll policy, which has come as a major relief to the people. #Congress #NewsTracker #Prithviraj Chavan #NCP #Toll policy #Pune University #Savitribai Phule
Delhi University admissions: 3rd list out, many colleges close admission

Jul 08, 2014

Delhi University admissions: 3rd list out, many colleges close admission

Delhi University seats are fast filling up as colleges closed admissions for most undergraduate courses under the general category in the 3rd cut-off list. #India #Delhi #NewsTracker #Delhi University #Admission #Hindu College #DU #Lady Shri Ram College #Colleges #Cut-off list
Smirit Irani calls on Mamata, holds 80-min discussion

Jul 04, 2014

Smirit Irani calls on Mamata, holds 80-min discussion

Union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani today called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat in Kolkata and held an over 80-minute discussion. #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Kolkata #Smriti Irani #HRD #Belur University