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We don’t feel safe, JNUTA tells HRD ministry

Registering his protest against the recent incidents, Prof Amit Bhaduri decided to give up his emeritus professorship at JNU.

14 Jan 2020 1:55 AM

JNU mayhem: Lathicharge on students during protest, 11 detained

JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh, however, termed the meeting as “unsatisfactory” and gave a call to continue the march to Rashtrapati Bhavan.

10 Jan 2020 4:43 AM

HRD tells V-C: Talk more to students, professors

At least 35 people, including JNU Students’ Union president Aishe Ghosh, were injured in the violence.

09 Jan 2020 1:40 AM

JNU fee-hike: 'Need a fool-proof system for non recurrence of issues,' says HRD

The ministry has asked the university to consider and give a relaxation of 2 weeks to make up for the lost academic period.

12 Dec 2019 7:08 PM

HRD ministry officials meet Duta delegates

According to Duta, the meeting was attended by its office-bearers and officials from the ministry as well as the University Grants Commission (UGC).

06 Dec 2019 6:27 AM


JNU, Jamia and DU students clash with cops, 160 detained

The ABVP is demanding scrapping of the high-power committee set up by the HRD ministry following the agitation by JNU students.

22 Nov 2019 2:48 AM

JNU teachers want V-C to go, complete fee rollback

The HRD ministry panel met the JNUTA representatives which demanded a complete rollback of the hostel fee hike.

22 Nov 2019 2:41 AM

High-power panel to visit JNU

The students have been agitating for over three weeks, demanding rollback of a recent hostel fee hike.

21 Nov 2019 1:53 AM

Meeting between JNUSU office-bearers, high-power committee underway: Sources

The committee will be meeting hostel presidents of the varsity in the latter half of the day.

20 Nov 2019 12:13 PM

JNU rolls back fee hike partially, HRD ministry asks students to get back to classes

It also proposed a scheme for economic assistance to the EWS students.

13 Nov 2019 5:01 PM


Academically weak IITians to get 3-year exit option with B.Sc: HRD ministry

Until now students enrolled in undergraduate programmes were required to complete eight semesters to receive a B.Tech degree.

28 Sep 2019 8:42 AM

No move by JNU to discontinue Prof Emeritus status to any academician: HRD Ministry

Thapar, noted scientist R Rajaraman, former JNU VC Asis Datta, are among 12 Emeritus Professors, above age of 75, who have received letters.

02 Sep 2019 3:49 PM

Teacher, Teacher, Where Art Thou?

As per HRD Ministry officials, Delhi was found to have the poorest student-teacher ratio after Bihar.

27 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

21 Kendriya Vidyalaya buildings found unsafe in audit: HRD Ministry

The maximum of these decades-old buildings are in Maharashtra.

23 Jul 2019 2:30 PM

Over 900 children reported ill in last 3 yrs after having mid-day meals: HRD Ministry

The ministry had received 35 complaints from 15 states and Union Territories regarding substandard food quality during the same period.

14 Jul 2019 3:36 PM


Education policy seems more ‘daft’ than ‘draft’

The policy’s pro-Hindi and anti-English thrust is once again sowing the seeds of discord.

03 Jun 2019 12:51 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Business as usual

Out of 13 shortlisted candidates, four have reportedly expressed unwillingness for the coveted positions, leaving only nine candidates in the fray.

26 May 2019 12:12 AM

Govt denies Jamia’s request to award alumnus SRK with honorary doctorate

Shah Rukh Khan was a master’s student of Jamia’s AJK Mass Communication Research Centre from 1988-90.

22 Feb 2019 12:38 PM

More higher education seats are welcome

The states may also have to permit colleges funded by them to expand capacity so as to fulfil the EWS quota.

24 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

25 pc hike in varsities’ seats to enable quota for general category poor

The decision was taken at meeting of officials from HRD ministry, the UGC and the All India Council of Technical Education.

15 Jan 2019 8:27 PM