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Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit becomes first woman vice-chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University
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Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit becomes first woman vice-chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University

Professor Pandit will be succeeding M Jagadesh Kumar, who was holding the charge of acting VC at JNU after his five year term ended last year and was last week appointed as the chairman of the UGC

JNU hostel fee hike: Calls for vice chancellor’s removal not reasonable after acceptance of students’ basic demands, says HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal
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JNU hostel fee hike: Calls for vice chancellor’s removal not reasonable after acceptance of students’ basic demands, says HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

Calls for the removal of JNU Vice Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar are now not reasonable as the basic demand of students on hostel fee hike has been met, says Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'

JNU extends semester registration deadline till 17 Jan amid protests by students against fee hike
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JNU extends semester registration deadline till 17 Jan amid protests by students against fee hike

Amid registration boycott by a section of students, the Jawaharlal Nehru University again extended the deadline to register for the next semester till 17 January

As vice-chancellors walk tightrope between protests and protocol, creation of room for dissent may remedy admin lapses at campuses
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As vice-chancellors walk tightrope between protests and protocol, creation of room for dissent may remedy admin lapses at campuses

The violence witnessed within Jamia Millia Islamia, AMU and JNU stirred up a movement seeking safety within campuses all over the country, serving as a reminder of the strength of politics, but also showing the administrative heads of the affected institutions in a grim light

JNU registrar says campus is calm and academic, admin units functioning normally, even as some students, teachers boycott classes over fee hike row
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JNU registrar says campus is calm and academic, admin units functioning normally, even as some students, teachers boycott classes over fee hike row

The JNU administration said classes in many schools have begun for the new semester and the campus, while a section of students and teachers continued to abstain from classes amid standoff with authorities over the fee-hike issue

JNU violence: Delhi HC asks WhatsApp, Google to give information sought by police, orders university to submit CCTV footage of incident
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JNU violence: Delhi HC asks WhatsApp, Google to give information sought by police, orders university to submit CCTV footage of incident

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked WhatsApp and Google to preserve and provide information related to the JNU violence to police

Delhi Police to question two suspects in JNU violence case today; forensic officials to collect evidence from university campus
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Delhi Police to question two suspects in JNU violence case today; forensic officials to collect evidence from university campus

The Delhi Police's Crime Branch, which is probing the JNU violence case, on Tuesday will question two suspects and some who were injured in the attack by a masked mob on 5 January, officials said

JNU protests: BJP leader MM Joshi seeks Jagadesh Kumar's ouster, says VC's atttitude shocking, deplorable
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JNU protests: BJP leader MM Joshi seeks Jagadesh Kumar's ouster, says VC's atttitude shocking, deplorable

Former HRD minister and senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Thursday called for the removal of JNU vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar, saying it is "shocking" that he is adamant on not implementing a government proposal to resolve the fee-hike crisis in the university

JNU V-C forgives students day after accusing them of forcibly entering house, confining wife; students’ union denies allegation
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JNU V-C forgives students day after accusing them of forcibly entering house, confining wife; students’ union denies allegation

A day after alleging that some students forcibly entered his house and confined his wife JNU vice chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar said he would not file a complaint with the police

JNU compulsory attendance row: Strike continues even as students vacate admin block after two days
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JNU compulsory attendance row: Strike continues even as students vacate admin block after two days

The students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) vacated the administrative block on Friday, after occupying it for two days against a High Court order.

Compulsory attendance at JNU: Students union and teachers association must shed their elitism
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Compulsory attendance at JNU: Students union and teachers association must shed their elitism

It is high time that rather than showing their elitist narrow pride in JNU culture, these students leaders try to form a pan-Indian public opinion against compulsory attendance

JNU students cry 'moral policing' after hostel raids, call it an attempt to malign varsity
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JNU students cry 'moral policing' after hostel raids, call it an attempt to malign varsity

An early morning raid in JNU's hostel rooms has riled its students, with many maintaining that attempts are being made to malign the university's scholars.

JNU professors write to VC against Pradipta Chaudhary's appointment as dean of School of Social Sciences
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JNU professors write to VC against Pradipta Chaudhary's appointment as dean of School of Social Sciences

Four senior professors of JNU's School of Social Sciences have written to the vice-chancellor (VC) urging him to revoke the decision, which they termed as "arbitrary".

JNU VC demands tank on campus: Meenakshi Lekhi says varsity students must take oath to protect nationalism
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JNU VC demands tank on campus: Meenakshi Lekhi says varsity students must take oath to protect nationalism

JNU students must take an oath to protect India's nationalism, Meenakshi Lekhi said in Lok Sabha while supporting the JNU vice-chancellor's demand to install a battle tank in campus

What's behind JNU V-C Jagadesh Kumar's call for army tank on campus? Need to intimidate 'unarmed' enemy who questions State
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What's behind JNU V-C Jagadesh Kumar's call for army tank on campus? Need to intimidate 'unarmed' enemy who questions State

The outlandish demand was raised this year during a tiranga (tricolour) march on 23 July at New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) by Jagadesh Kumar, the university's vice-chancellor

JNU may install tank on campus to instill patriotism in students, VC says as varsity observes Kargil Vijay Diwas
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JNU may install tank on campus to instill patriotism in students, VC says as varsity observes Kargil Vijay Diwas

JNU VC Jagadesh Kumar on Sunday requested union ministers to help in procuring an army tank that could be displayed at the campus to instill patriotism

JNU, freedom of speech and the Left's licence to bully
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JNU, freedom of speech and the Left's licence to bully

Najeeb Ahmed, who still remains untraceable, is indicative of a larger political ploy within JNU where no anarchical behaviour is out of bounds and legality

Ten JNU professors emeritus write to VC alleging 'clampdown' on free speech
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Ten JNU professors emeritus write to VC alleging 'clampdown' on free speech

Ten JNU professors emeritus, including noted historian Romila Thapar and academician Deepak Nayyar, have written to Varsity Vice Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar, alleging "clampdown" on free speech by imposing "severe" punishments on students in connection with the controversial 9 February event.

Kanhaiya jibes at Irani, calls her
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Kanhaiya jibes at Irani, calls her "anti-rational" mother in open letter

In an open letter with sarcastic overtones, the 29-year-old researcher referred to Irani as "anti-rational" mother of "anti-nationals".